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Environmental Economics

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  • Global Warming and the American Economyby Robert O. Mendelsohn

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2001; US$ 40.00

    The impact of climate change on seven regions of the United States is studied in this new collection. The basic hypothesis of the study is that warming would be beneficial to the economies of the colder northern regions but harmful to the economies of the warmer more southern regions. This is confirmed in a careful set of sectoral studies applied to... more...

  • Results and Performance 2010by World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 14.99

    This review provides an independent assessment of the World Bank Group's performance in achieving key development objectives, with a special focus on support for environmentally sustainable development consistent with economic growth and poverty reduction.The response to the global financial crisis has continued to dominate development and the... more...

  • The Instant Economistby Timothy Taylor

    Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 12.99

    The Only Economics Book You Will Ever Need - A Library Journal 2012 Best Business Book of the Year Economics isn't just about numbers: It's about politics, psychology, history, and so much more. We are all economists-when we work, save for the future, invest, pay taxes, and buy our groceries. Yet many of us feel lost when the subject arises.... more...

  • Experiences of Climate Change Adaptation in Africaby Walter Leal Filho

    Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 159.00

    It is widely acknowledged that, in addition to global and regional efforts to cope with climate change by means of mitigation measures, adaptation initiatives can and perhaps should play a key role in enabling communities from across Africa to better handle the problems related to it. Due to the fact that experiences in climate change adaptation in... more...

  • Emissions Tradingby Ralf Antes; Bernd Hansjurgens; Peter Letmathe; Stefan Pickl

    Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 139.00

    Emissions trading challenges the management of companies in an entirely new manner: Not only does it, like other market-based environmental policy instruments, allow for a bigger flexibility in management decisions concerning emission issues. More importantly, it shifts the mode of governance of environmental policy from hierarchy to market. But how... more...

  • Extreme Weather and The Financial Marketsby Lawrence J. Oxley

    Wiley 2011; US$ 60.00

    The positive effects of climate change on the market Record-setting snowfall, cyclones in Australia, chronic drought in Russia, and other dramatic weather events are getting increased attention from scientists and the general public. The effects of climate change present challenges to many sectors, but also present major investing opportunities in... more...

  • Economic Choices in a Warming Worldby Christian de Perthuis; Michael Westlake

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 24.00

    A provocative work that urges governments and policymakers to concentrate on existing policies and tools for combating climate change. more...

  • The New Carbon Economyby Peter Newell; Max Boykoff; Emily Boyd

    Wiley 2012; US$ 34.95

    The New Carbon Economy provides a critical understanding of the carbon economy. It offers key insights into the constitution, governance and effects of the carbon economy, across a variety of geographical settings. Examines different dimensions of the carbon economy from a range of disciplinary angles in a diversity of settings Provides ways for... more...

  • Sustainable Investing for Institutional Investorsby Mirjam Staub-Bisang

    Wiley 2012; US$ 125.00

    A comprehensive guide to socially responsible investing (SRI) With concerns about climate change increasing among investors, many are looking for opportunities that offer positive social as well as monetary returns. Sustainable Investing for Institutional Investors: Risk, Regulation and Strategies explores the key issues related to "Socially Responsible... more...

  • State and Local Financing and Incentives for Green Developmentby Douglas R. Porter

    Urban Land Institute 2011; US$ 24.95

    The author provides examples from dozens of communities across the country, as well as state and regional approaches. Brief profiles present overviews of specific problems addressed, techniques utilized, results achieved, and contact information for further research. more...