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- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 33.99
Jeffrey D. Sachs has shown himself to be one of the world?s most perceptive and original analysts of global development in his groundbreaking books, including The End of Poverty and Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet. Now, in this major new work he presents a compelling and practical framework for how global citizens can address the seemingly... more...
- Knopf Canada 2014; US$ 22.00
WINNER 2014 ? Hilary Weston Writers? Trust Prize for Non-Fiction Forget everything you think you know about global warming. The really inconvenient truth is that it?s not about carbon?it?s about capitalism. The convenient truth is that we can seize this existential crisis to transform our failed system and build something radically better. In... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
This fourth edition of an enduring and popular book has been fully updated and revised, exploring the two opposing paradigms of sustainability in an insightful and accessible way. Eric Neumayer contends that central to the debate on sustainable development is the question of whether natural capital can be substituted by other forms of capital. Proponents... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 12.78
In 1994, Ray Anderson felt a 'spear in the chest': he realised that his company, billion-dollar carpeting manufacturer Interface, Inc, was plundering the environment with its unsustainable business practices, and that it desperately needed to change direction. Under his leadership, Interface went on to set unprecedented targets for cutting waste,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 35.00
The Political Economy of Sustainable Energy analyzes the extent to which the current political paradigm is capable of meeting the challenges of climate change. Placing the UK in comparative perspective, leading energy expert Catherine Mitchell argues for a new way of approaching policy towards energy and sustainability. more...
- Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 26.99
Can we grow our world economy and create opportunities for the poor while keeping the planet intact? Can we maintain our vibrant, dynamic lifestyles while ensuring the Earth stays productive and viable? Aimed at managers, students, scholars, and policymakers, Sustainability Management answers these questions in the affirmative, arguing it is possible... more...
- Springer 2003; US$ 29.95
Economists all too often assume that ecosystem and population dynamics are subject to convex (even linear) processes. However, research by ecosystem and population ecologists has shown that the processes in question are very often non-convex. This has important implications for environmental and resource economics. Typically, a system under study or... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00
This fascinating book outlines the fundamental principles and difficulties that characterise the challenging task of using econometrics to inform natural resource management policies, and illustrates them through a number of case studies from all over the world. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00
Argues that mainstream economics with its methodological approach is limited in its ability to analyze and develop adequate public policy to deal with environmental problems and sustainable development. more...