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Environmental Economics

  • The Economic Theory of Community Forestryby David Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Community forestry is an expanding model of forest management around the world. Over a quarter of forests in developing countries are now owned by or assigned to communities and there is a growing community forestry movement in developed countries such as Canada and the USA. There is, however, no economic theory of community forestry and no systematic... more...

  • Ecopolitical Homelessnessby Gerard Kuperus

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    While our world is characterized by mobility, global interactions, and increasing knowledge, we are facing serious challenges regarding the knowledge of the places around us. We understand and navigate our surroundings by relying on advanced technologies. Yet, a truly knowledgeable relationship to the places where we live and visit is lacking. This... more...

  • Environmental Policy and Renewable Energy Equipment Exportsby Henning Diederich

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 79.99

    This thesis investigates the connection betweenenvironmental regulation, technological innovation, and export competitivenessin renewable energy equipment based on a large sample of 225 developed anddeveloping countries from 1990 to 2012. The empirical analysis yields strongsupporting evidence for the narrowly strong Porter Hypothesis as well as forthe... more...

  • Einführung in die Wirtschaftsförderungby Jörg Lahner; Frank Neubert

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 19.99

    Die Leser dieses Buches lernen die Grundlagen einer praxisorientierten und effektiven Form der Wirtschaftsunterstützung aus kommunaler bzw. öffentlicher Hand kennen. Ein Lehrbuch, welches sich mit den Grundlagen der Wirtschaftsförderung beschäftigt, muss zunächst eine Einordung des Themenfeldes vornehmen. Dies geschieht mit Hilfe eines historischen... more...

  • The Political Economy of Soil Erosion in Developing Countriesby Piers Blaikie

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1985. This book examines wide variety of ways in which environmental deterioration, in particular soil erosion, can be viewed and the implicit political judgements that often inform them. Using the context of developing countries, where the effects tend to be more acute due to underdevelopment and climatic factors, this work aims... more...

  • The Cultures of Marketsby Janelle Knox Hayes

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 84.99

    Climate change is one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century. Countries around the globe are developing emissions markets as a response to it. This book examines the cultures of these markets, arguing policy makers must include more flexibility in climate policy to allow emissions markets to be translated and transferred across regions more...

  • Organizing Organicby Michael Haedicke

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 60.00

    Stakeholders in the organic food movement agree that it has the potential to transform our food system, and yet there is little consensus about what this transformation should look like. Tracing the history of the organic food sector, Michael A. Haedicke charts the development of two narratives that do more than simply polarize the organic debate,... more...

  • Energy Policies for Sustainable Development Strategiesby Nnaemeka Vincent Emodi

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 129.00

    In this book, a number of long-term energy scenarios are developed for Nigeria considering the impact of vital factors that may influence energy policies in the country?s future energy system. The energy scenarios were developed through the Long-Range Energy Alternatives Planning System (LEAP) model. The model identified the future energy demand and... more...

  • Blue Skies over Beijingby Matthew E. Kahn; Siqi Zheng

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 32.95

    Over the last thirty years, even as China's economy has grown by leaps and bounds, the environmental quality of its urban centers has precipitously declined due to heavy industrial output and coal consumption. The country is currently the world's largest greenhouse-gas emitter and several of the most polluted cities in the world are in China. Yet,... more...

  • The Human Rights-Based Approach to Carbon Financeby Damilola S. Olawuyi

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 100.00

    Outlines a human rights-based approach to carbon finance, a framework for mainstreaming human rights into carbon project implementation. more...