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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00
Some climate change is now inevitable and strategies to adapt to these changes are quickly developing. The question is particularly paramount for low-income countries, which are likely to be most affected. This timely and unique book takes an integrated look at the twin challenges of climate change and development. The book treats adaptation to climate... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Economic diversification remains at the top of the agenda for hundreds of regions around the world. From the single commodity economies of African countries and the Caribbean, to the many single industry regions of Europe and North America, as well as the oil and gas rich but volatile hydrocarbon economies. Economic diversification policies have been... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
The growing global demand for food, feed and bio-based renewable material is changing the conditions for agricultural production worldwide. At the same time, revolutionary achievements in the field of biosciences are contributing to a transition whereby bio-based alternatives for energy and materials are becoming more competitive. Creating Sustainable... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2017; US$ 18.99
Imagine, two hundred years ago, saying you wanted to live in a country where all children could go to school and not work in factories, where slavery was abolished, women had the vote, where there was a health service for everyone and you got the weekend off. They would have called you crazy. It has been said by great modern minds that it is easier... more...
- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 64.99
Suffocating smog regularly envelops Chinese metropolises from Beijing to Shanghai, clouding the future prospect of China?s growth sustainability. Air pollutants do not discriminate between the rich and the poor, the politician and the average Joe.? They put everyone?s health and economic prosperity at risk, creating future costs that are difficult... more...
- 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...