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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 71.20
The tools of environmental economics guide policymakers as they weigh development against nature, present against future, and certain benefits against uncertain consequences. From reluctant-but-necessary calculations of the value of life, to quandaries over profits at the environment?s expense, the policies and research findings explained in this... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 123.95
This is the second in a pair of economic texts commissioned by the OECD in the field of environmental economics; The Pearce Report: Blueprint for a Green Economy puts the role which monetary evaluation of environmental costs and benefits can play firmly into the public eye. This book goes further and looks at six countries where such evaluation techniques... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00
Wetlands are vital and valuable resources, both as rich and unique wildlife habitats, and for the functions they fulfil - providing flood and sediment control and coastal protection, as carbon sinks and pollution buffers, for their role in storing and recycling nutrients, as well as for their recreational value. Too often, however, their true value... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95
This challenging but accessible book critically examines the dominant food regime on its own terms, by seriously asking whether we can afford cheap food and exploring what exactly cheap food affords us. Detailing the numerous ways that food has become reduced to a state, such as a price per ounce, combination of nutrients, yield per acre, or calories,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 68.95
Thomas Sterner's book is an attempt to encourage more widespread and careful use of economic policy instruments. The book compares the accumulated experiences of the use of economic policy instruments in the U.S. and Europe, as well as in rich and poor countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Ambitious in scope, it discusses the design of instruments... more...
- Shepheard Walwyn (Publishers) Ltd 2012; US$ 4.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95
In Energy, Foresight, and Strategy, Thomas Sargent and his collaborators have produced a highly rigorous treatment of 'rational expectations' theory and its application to the study of energy markets. These six essays use dynamic games to study a variety of issues important to analysts and decisionmakers in the energy field. more...