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Environmental Economics

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  • Global Warmingby John Houghton

    Cambridge University Press 1753; US$ 44.00

    Houghton's market-leading textbook, now in full colour and with the latest IPCC findings, is the definitive guide to climate change. more...

  • Valuing Ecosystem Servicesby K. N. Ninan

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘This book is a compendium of some of the latest work on valuing ecosystem services, including a range of case studies. These studies begin to address some of the many limitations and caveats clearly noted in the 1997 Nature paper. It will be a valuable resource for anyone interested in this topic and for moving the science and practice of ecosystem... more...

  • Beyond the Green Economyby Ricardo Abramovay

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    The world needs a new economy. In spite of tremendous and growing material prosperity, inequality is on the rise and the current organization of the Earth?s natural resources has failed to address the basic human needs of billions of people. This book exposes the bottlenecks of the present path of economic growth and discusses the main path to alternatives.... more...

  • Biodiversity in the Green Economyby Alexandros Gasparatos; Katherine J. Willis

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    In the past decade, the growing realization that biodiversity and human wellbeing are inextricably linked has led to the adoption of numerous environmental policies. The concept of the Green Economy has gained particular attention as an economic system where growth is possible within environmental limits. The preservation of ecosystem services and... more...

  • Building a Green Economyby Robert B. Richardson

    Michigan State University Press 2013; US$ 39.95

    The first decade of the twenty-first century has been characterized by a growing global awareness of the tremendous strains that human economic activity place on natural resources and the environment. As the world?s population increases, so does the demand for energy, food, and other resources, which adds to existing stresses on ecosystems, with potentially... more...

  • Climate Riskby Bob Litterman

    Wiley 2016; US$ 80.00

    Climate change is fundamentally a risk management problem Climate Risk  examines climate change as a risk management issue, detailing the problems inherent in that necessary but complex perspective. Written by a recognized risk management leader, this book details the impact of climate change on both the current economy, and the economy of... more...

  • Discounting and Intergenerational Equityby Paul R. Portney; John P. Weyant

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 90.00

    The full effects of decisions made today about many environmental policies -including climate change and nuclear waste- will not be felt for many years. For issues with long-term ramifications, analysts often employ discount rates to compare present and future costs and benefits. This is reasonable, and discounting has become a procedure that raises... more...

  • Discounting for Time and Risk in Energy Policyby Robert C. Lind; Kenneth J. Arrow; Gordon R. Corey; Partha Dasgupta; Amartya K. Sen; Thomas Stauffer; Joseph E. Stiglitz; J.A. Stockfisch

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00

    This is a collection of theoretical papers, including contributions by Partha Dasgupta and three Nobel prize-winning economists: Kenneth Arrow, Amartya Sen, and Joseph Stiglitz. Originally published in 1982. more...

  • Earth is our Businessby Polly Higgins

    M-Y Books 2012; US$ 9.99

    Earth is our Business takes forward the argument of Polly Higgins? first book, Eradicating Ecocide. This book proposes new Earth law, but it is also about something more than law: it advocates a new form of leadership which places the health and well-being of people and planet first. Polly Higgins shows how law can provide the tools and be a bridge... more...

  • Econometrics Informing Natural Resources Management: Selected Empirical Analysesby P. Koundouri

    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...