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- Penguin Publishing Group 2014; US$ 18.00
A fascinating investigation into how people around the globe are cashing in on a warming world McKenzie Funk has spent the last six years reporting around the world on how we are preparing for a warmer planet. Funk shows us that the best way to understand the catastrophe of global warming is to see it through the eyes of those who see it most clearly?as... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95
Water provides benefits as a commodity for agriculture, industry, and households, and as a public good such as fisheries habitat, water quality and recreational use. To aid in cost-benefit analysis under conditions where market determined price signals are usually unavailable, economists have developed a range of alternative valuation methods for... 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 15.99
That America's natural environment has been degraded and despoiled over the past 25 years is beyond dispute. Nor has there been any shortage of reasons why-short-sighted politicians, a society built on over-consumption, and the dramatic weakening of environmental regulations. In Retaking Rationality, Richard Revesz and Michael Livermore argue convincingly... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 19.99
The Industrial Revolution, powered by oil and other fossil fuels, is spiraling into a dangerous endgame. The price of gas and food are climbing, unemployment remains high, the housing market has tanked, consumer and government debt is soaring, and the recovery is slowing. Facing the prospect of a second collapse of the global economy, humanity is... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 22.10
In 1924, IBM built its first plant in Endicott, New York. Now, Endicott is a contested toxic waste site. With its landscape thoroughly contaminated by carcinogens, Endicott is the subject of one of the nation?s largest corporate-state mitigation efforts. Yet despite the efforts of IBM and the U.S. government, Endicott residents remain skeptical that... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 84.99
Water Capitalism proposes the privatization of all bodies of water, because those who own resources husband their assets far more carefully than do bureaucrats who have no real stake in the environment. The idea that an all-powerful state should, or could, care for the physical liquid environs of the world is shown to be incorrect and immoral.... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 49.95
In a fast moving world the transportation of goods is expected to be more efficient than ever before. This compendia features papers that address key themes in green logistics such as benchmarking and energy efficiency and includes highly cited papers from international contributors such as Alan McKinnon and Joseph Sarkis. more...