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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...

  • 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...

  • Results and Performance 2010by World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 14.99

    This review provides an independent assessment of the World Bank Group's performance in achieving key development objectives, with a special focus on support for environmentally sustainable development consistent with economic growth and poverty reduction.The response to the global financial crisis has continued to dominate development and the... more...

  • Experiences of Climate Change Adaptation in Africaby Walter Leal Filho

    Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 159.00

    It is widely acknowledged that, in addition to global and regional efforts to cope with climate change by means of mitigation measures, adaptation initiatives can and perhaps should play a key role in enabling communities from across Africa to better handle the problems related to it. Due to the fact that experiences in climate change adaptation in... more...

  • Emissions Tradingby Ralf Antes; Bernd Hansjurgens; Peter Letmathe; Stefan Pickl

    Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 139.00

    Emissions trading challenges the management of companies in an entirely new manner: Not only does it, like other market-based environmental policy instruments, allow for a bigger flexibility in management decisions concerning emission issues. More importantly, it shifts the mode of governance of environmental policy from hierarchy to market. But how... more...

  • Extreme Weather and The Financial Marketsby Lawrence J. Oxley

    Wiley 2011; US$ 60.00

    The positive effects of climate change on the market Record-setting snowfall, cyclones in Australia, chronic drought in Russia, and other dramatic weather events are getting increased attention from scientists and the general public. The effects of climate change present challenges to many sectors, but also present major investing opportunities in... more...

  • The New Carbon Economyby Peter Newell; Max Boykoff; Emily Boyd

    Wiley 2012; US$ 34.95

    The New Carbon Economy provides a critical understanding of the carbon economy. It offers key insights into the constitution, governance and effects of the carbon economy, across a variety of geographical settings. Examines different dimensions of the carbon economy from a range of disciplinary angles in a diversity of settings Provides ways for... more...

  • Sustainable Investing for Institutional Investorsby Mirjam Staub-Bisang

    Wiley 2012; US$ 125.00

    A comprehensive guide to socially responsible investing (SRI) With concerns about climate change increasing among investors, many are looking for opportunities that offer positive social as well as monetary returns. Sustainable Investing for Institutional Investors: Risk, Regulation and Strategies explores the key issues related to "Socially Responsible... more...