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  • Safer Homes, Stronger Communitiesby Abhas Kumar Jha

    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...

  • Intertemporal Resource Economicsby Karl Farmer; Birgit Bednar-Friedl

    Springer 2010; US$ 119.00

    This monograph provides a concise introduction to the overlapping generations approach to the intertemporal economics of renewable natural resources. In contrast to the dominant infinitely-lived agent (ILA) approach it acknowledges that natural resources typically outlive the individuals who use them. Finite lifetimes, generations overlap and competing... more...

  • Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Economicsby Endre Bjorndal; Mette Bjorndal; Panos M. Pardalos; Mikael Ronnqvist

    Springer 2010; US$ 329.00

    This book consists of a collection of articles (survey and research) describing the area of energy, natural resources and environmental economics. The contents of this book is divided into four sections. The first part considers petroleum and natural gas applications, taking up topics ranging from the management of incomes and reserves to market modeling... more...

  • Climate Change and Growth in Asiaby Moazzem Hossain; Antony Selvanathan

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    Climate Change and Growth in Asia is a comprehensive analysis of the major issues of climate change and global warming and their possible impacts on the growth of major Asian economies. The book addresses the climate change crisis in Asia within the context of three major challenges of growth: population, poverty and greenhouse gas emissions. The contributors... 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$ 134.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...