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Environmental Economics

  • Transformative Ecological Economicsby Ove Jakobsen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    When we look at the state of the world today, what is most evident is the fact that the major problems of our time ? energy, environment, economy, climate change and social justice ? cannot be understood in isolation. They are interconnected problems, which means that they require corresponding systemic solutions. Today?s global economy has brought... more...

  • Profits and Sustainabilityby Geoffrey Jones

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 30.99

    Today we imagine green business to be a new thing. This book shows that it is not, and that there were green entrepreneurs who had huge concerns about environmental sustainability, and built businesses that they hoped could address these issues, including Whole Foods Market, Aveda, and The Body Shop, among others. more...

  • Ecosystem Functions and Managementby Harpinder Sandhu

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 162.91

    This is the first book to provide vital information on key local ecosystems, their functions, state of health, and their role in development in an Asian context, particularly on the Indian subcontinent. It addresses six major ecosystems on the Indian subcontinent ? mountain, rural, desert, forest, urban, and freshwater ? and discusses their functions,... more...

  • The Political Economy of Clean Energy Transitionsby Douglas Arent; Channing Arndt; Mackay Miller; Finn Tarp; Owen Zinaman

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 114.99

    A volume on the political economy of clean energy transition in developed and developing regions, with a focus on the issues that different countries face as they transition from fossil fuels to lower carbon technologies. more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Ecological Economicsby Clive L. Spash

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.95

    Since becoming formally established with an international academic society in the late 1980s, ecological economics has advanced understanding of the interactions between social and biophysical reality. It initially combined questioning of the basis of mainstream economics with a concern for environmental degradation and limits to growth, but has now... more...

  • Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Managementby David B. Grant; Chee Yew Wong; Alexander Trautrims

    Kogan Page 2017; US$ 42.65

    Provides a comprehensive guide to the principles and practices of sustainable logistics operations and responsible management of the entire supply chain. more...

  • Biorefineriesby Miriam Rabaçal; Ana F. Ferreira; Carla A. M. Silva; Mário Costa

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 141.19

    This book addresses the potential of the transformation of biomass into a wide range of marketable products, and examines the biological, biochemical, physical and thermal processing of biomass into products such as fuels, power, heat, feeds, chemicals and materials. Respective chapters explore various topics including biomass characterization, biomass... more...

  • Simulation Approach Towards Energy Flexible Manufacturing Systemsby Jan Beier

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 108.60

    This authored monograph provides in-depth analysis and methods for aligning electricity demand of manufacturing systems to VRE supply. The book broaches both long-term system changes and real-time manufacturing execution and control, and the author presents a concept with different options for improved energy flexibility including battery,... more...

  • Natural Gas: A Commercial Perspectiveby Andrej Pusti?ek; Michael Karasz

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 119.46

    This book discusses and explains the economics of each stage of the natural gas value chain, including the economic impact of restrictions, rules and decisions that are ostensibly technical in nature, as well as commercially relevant contractual stipulations. Each chapter features several real-world examples illustrating the essential points. ... more...

  • Business and Society in the Middle Eastby Nehme Azoury

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 108.60

    This book discusses the unique relationship between societies and businesses in the Mediterranean region, with contributions from public figures and academics from Middle Eastern and Arab societies, as well as from North America and Europe. This blend of expertise and knowledge focuses on common business practices and their effect on society in Mediterranean... more...