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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 120.00
In a globalized world economy, delivering the aspirations of sustainability is proving to be difficult. Progress is held back by competing objectives within a complex interplay of factors. Finding solutions to the ?wicked problem? of sustainability seems to be beyond the reach of policy makers. Even if the political will can be found to deal with... more...
- Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 9.99
In 2006, a team led by the English economist Sir Nicholas Stern issued a striking report that analyzed the economic dimensions of global climate change and called for immediate collective action to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This seminal report poses the critical question of how much emissions should be reduced within specific timeframes.... more...
- Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 9.99
This study provides alternative estimates of the costs of greenhouse gas abatement through 2050 that would be necessary to limit CO2 atmospheric concentrations to approximately 450 parts per million and limiting warming to 2°C. Specific estimates are provided for 25 major economies (with the European Union as a single economy). Business as usual baselines... more...
- Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 9.99
How will global warming affect developing countries, which rely heavily on agriculture as a source of economic growth? William Cline asserts that developing countries have more at risk, such as their production capacity, than industrial countries as global warming worsens. Using general circulation models, Cline boldly examines 207199 to forecast... more...
- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 34.99
In the decades since Geoffrey Heal began his field-defining work in environmental economics, one central question has animated his research: Can we save our environment and grow our economy?? This issue has become only more urgent in recent years with the threat of climate change, the accelerating loss of ecosystems, and the rapid industrialization... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95
International environmental agreements provide a basis for countries to address ecological problems on a global scale. However, countries are heterogeneous with respect to their economic structures and to the problems relating to the environment that they encounter. Therefore, economic externalities and global environmental conflicts are common and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95
Public concern over land management has never been greater. This book provides a broad overview of the economics of rural land-use change, drawing attention to the meaningful role economic analysis can play in resolving public concern and supporting future, pro-active land management strategies in rural areas. The book's breadth distinguishes it from... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 57.49
Economists all too often assume that ecosystem and population dynamics are subject to convex (even linear) processes. However, research by ecosystem and population ecologists has shown that the processes in question are very often non-convex. This has important implications for environmental and resource economics. Typically, a system under study or... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 60.00
This major annual publication is an authoritative up-to-date survey of current issues in environmental and resource economics written by two of the leading academics in the field. more...