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- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2009; US$ 16.95
Our current economic system?which assumes endless growth and limitless potential wealth?flies in the face of the fact that the earth's resources are finite. The result is increasing destruction of the natural world and growing, sometimes lethal, tension between rich and poor, global north and south. Trying to fix problems piecemeal is not the solution.... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 22.00
Why do some countries get rich and other countries don't? Does one country's gain mean another country's loss? How do we address the biggest challenge of all: the fact that our environment suffers when we all want to have our share of the cake? These key questions in international economics and business are addressed in this timely book.... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00
Examines how crucial aspects of complex environmental problems and policy can be dealt with in decentralized governmental systems. This book deals with important issues in environmental governance including interjurisdictional contracting, discounting, risk management, eliciting compliance, and environmental accounting. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 60.00
Energy has a significant impact on the global economy. This handbook offers a comprehensive review of the economics of energy. It addresses such themes as the theory of energy supply, demand and policy, empirical modeling of energy demand, holistic energy models, an analysis of coal, gas, and electricity. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00
Provides an economic analysis of the significant environmental and energy problems facing China in the 21st century. This book measures productivity, taking into account energy resources and environmental attributes that are central to sustaining economies. It is suitable for postgraduate students in economics and environmental studies. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 199.00
While numerous journals and books are available in the market highlighting the developments in the field of environmental technology, none of them exclusively focuses on the technologies that would be in the forefront in near to far future. Each and every article in the book is peer-reviewed and from a different sub-discipline. Because of its interdisciplinary... more...
- World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 19.99
Best practices in post-disaster housing and community reconstruction are constantly evolving. Technology is changing how reconstruction is done, as is the frequency and severity of the disasters themselves. Reconstruction projects are increasingly focused on the need to reduce future risks by ensuring that what is rebuilt is safer and more disaster-resilient... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
Policy and management decisions are often made on financial grounds. However, the economic value of the benefits that people derive from ecosystems, that is, ecosystem services, may not be fully recognised and hence ecosystem considerations may not be incorporated adequately into decision-making processes. This is particularly true for regulating... more...