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- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 35.00
If we can carry in our pockets more computing power than the Apollo program needed to put a man on the moon, why can't we solve problems like climate change, famine, or poverty? The answer lies, in part, in the distinctive challenges of creating innovations that address today's pressing environmental and social problems. In this groundbreaking book,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Published in 1989, Blueprint for a Green Economy presented, for the first time, practical policy measures for 'greening' modern economies and putting them on a path to sustainable development. This new book, written by two of the Blueprint for a Green Economy authors, revisits and updates its main messages by asking, first, what has been achieved... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 14.65
The Quest continues the riveting story Daniel Yergin began twenty years ago with his No.1 International Bestseller The Prize , revealing the on-going quest to meet the world's energy needs - and the power and riches that come with it. A master story teller as well as our most expert analyst, Yergin proves that energy is truly the engine of global... 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...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00
The Economics of Ecosystems demonstrates how the concepts of economic efficiency, sustainability and equity can be applied in ecosystem management. The book presents an overview of these three key concepts, a framework for their analysis and modelling and three case studies. Specific attention is given to how complex ecosystem dynamics, such as thresholds... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
This important book sheds light on the ways in which modern tools of welfare economics can be used to assess the benefits and costs of resource conflicts involving hydropower. The chapters highlight key methodological issues in this area; ranging from the intersection between cost-benefit analysis and behavioral economics, to the value of load balancing... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 60.00
Non-market environmental valuation (NMEV) is undergoing a period of increased growth in both application and development as a result of increasing recognition of the role of economics in environmental policy issues. Against this backdrop, The International Handbook on Non-Market Environmental Valuation brings together world leaders in the field to... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2002; US$ 40.00
This text investigates many of the contemporary advances in economics, in terms of the management of natural resources and environments. The authors also concentrate on other important issues such as control theory for non-convex economic problems, duopoly theory, game theory, local public finance, patent races and population control. In addition,... more...