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  • 75 Green Businesses You Can Start to Make Money and Make a Differenceby Glenn Croston

    Entrepreneur Press 2008; US$ 19.95

    With environmental concerns a top issue for consumers everywhere, the green market is the next big boom industry for entrepreneurs looking to make money—and make a difference. Discover 75 green startup ideas in multiple industries, including eco-tourism, small wind power, green schools, water conservation landscaping, green investment consulting and... more...

  • Modelling Sustainable Developmentby Valentina Bosetti; Reyer Gerlagh; Stefan P. Schleicher

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    This insightful book explores the issue of sustainable development in its more operative and applied sense. Although a great deal of research has addressed potential interpretations and definitions of sustainable development, much of this work is too abstract to offer policy-makers and researchers the feasible and effective guidelines they require.... more...

  • Towards Ecological Taxationby David Russell

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95

    Governments around the world are struggling to meet their commitments to achieve targets relating to reductions in greenhouse gases. Many writers advocating ways to achieve these targets offer radical but often impractical approaches that do not offer a way forward within the existing economic model. In contrast, Towards Ecological Taxation is a pragmatic... more...

  • Assessment of the Impacts of Climate Change on Mountain Hydrologyby Walter Vergara; Alejandro Deeb; Irene Leino

    World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 14.99

    Climate change is beginning to have effects on climate, weather and resource availability in ways that need to be anticipated when planning for the future. In particular, changes in rainfall patterns and temperature may impact the intensity or schedule of water availability. Also the retreat of tropical glaciers, the drying of unique Andean wetland... more...

  • The Economics of Nature and the Nature of Economicsby Cutler Cleveland; D.I. Stern; Robert Costanza

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2001; US$ 40.00

    A discussion of developments in the theory, concepts and empirical applications of ecological economics and sustainable development. The contributors are scholars in the field of ecological economics, and topics covered include: the contribution of classical economics to ecological economics; alternatives to the growth paradigm and indicators of natural... more...

  • Controlling Global Warmingby Christoph Bohringer; Michael Finus; Carsten Vogt

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2002; US$ 40.00

    Global warming is widely considered to be one of the most serious environmental problems for current and future generations. Moreover, the apparent failure of the Kyoto protocol to effect a meaningful reduction in greenhouse gas emissions has increased the importance of economic research into new ways to control global warming. In this exhaustive study,... more...

  • Economic Growth and Valuation of the Environmentby E. van Ierland; Jan Van Der Straaten; H. Vollebergh

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2001; US$ 40.00

    The debate on the valuation of nature and the environment, sustainable national income and economic growth is one of prime importance in environmental economics. "Economic Growth and Valuation of the Environment" deals with the fundamental approaches to calculating sustainable national income and their implications for the valuation of the environment.... more...

  • The Law and Economics of the Environmentby Anthony Heyes

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2001; US$ 40.00

    This work focuses on how economics can contribute to the design, implementation and appraisal of legal systems that create the "right" incentives for environmental protection. The 16 original and specially commissioned contributions - written by some of the leading names in their field - span many of the important areas of contemporary interest and... more...

  • The Economic Valuation of the Environment and Public Policyby Noboru Hidano

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2003; US$ 40.00

    The importance of the hedonic valuation approach in public policy evaluation and environmental value estimation is now widely accepted. This text is especially designed to illustrate the basic assumptions of the hedonic approach and highlight the strengths and weaknesses associated with it. Combining rigorous theoretical analysis, detailed empirical... more...

  • 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...