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Environmental Economics

  • The Risk Pivotby Bruce D. Jones; David Steven

    Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 19.00

    The last decade has seen a revolution in global energy. First, we saw explosive growth in demand from Asia's rising powers, which fueled fears about scarcity and conflict. But we've also seen an American revolution in technology and markets, resulting in a dramatic increase in sup-ply. This is strengthening America's hand in the world?but it's not... more...

  • An Introduction to Sustainabilityby Martin Mulligan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    An Introduction to Sustainability provides students with a comprehensive overview of the key concepts and ideas which are encompassed within the growing field of sustainability. The book teases out the diverse but intersecting domains of sustainability and emphasises strategies for action. Aimed at those studying the subject for the first time,... more...

  • Sustainable Consumption and the Good Lifeby Karen Lykke Syse; Martin Lee Mueller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    What does it mean to live a good life in a time when the planet is overheating, the human population continues to steadily reach new peaks, oceans are turning more acidic, and fertile soils the world over are eroding at unprecedented rates? These and other simultaneous harms and threats demand creative responses at several levels of consideration... more...

  • Fusion Economicsby Laurence J. Brahm

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 35.00

    The current international financial system has created a huge gap between the wealthy and the rest. Grounded and straightforward in his approach, Brahm calls for a turn away from economic systems dangerously steeped in ideology and stymied by politics, outlining a new global consensus based on pragmatism, common sense, and grass-roots realities. more...

  • The Link Between Company Environmental and Financial Performance (Routledge Revivals)by David Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    The Link between Company Environmental & Financial Performance , first published in 1998, is a detailed investigation into the effects of environmental performance ? resource efficiency, regulatory compliance, new product and service opportunities ? on corporate financial performance. This report makes essential reading for company management, investors... more...

  • Energy from the Desert 4by Keiichi Komoto; Christian Breyer; Edwin Cunow; Karim Megherbi; David Faiman; Peter van der Vleuten

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    The fourth volume in the established Energy from the Desert series examines and evaluates the potential and feasibility of Very Large Scale Photovoltaic Power Generation (VLS-PV) systems, which have capacities ranging from several megawatts to gigawatts, and to develop practical project proposals toward implementing the VLS-PV systems in the future.... more...

  • Good Governance, Scale and Powerby Liza Griffin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    In recent years there have been several alarming predictions about the future of the planet?s fish stocks. As a result, many national governments and supranational institutions, including the European Union, have instituted reforms designed to mitigate the crisis. This book examines the discourse and practice of ?good governance? in the context... more...

  • Contemporary Water Governance in the Global Southby Leila M. Harris; Jacqueline A. Goldin; Christopher Sneddon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    The litany of alarming observations about water use and misuse is now familiar?over a billion people without access to safe drinking water; almost every major river dammed and diverted; increasing conflicts over the delivery of water in urban areas; continuing threats to water quality from agricultural inputs and industrial wastes; and the increasing... more...

  • Degrowthby Giacomo D'Alisa; Federico Demaria; Giorgos Kallis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    Degrowth is a rejection of the illusion of growth and a call to repoliticize the public debate colonized by the idiom of economism. It is a project advocating the democratically-led shrinking of production and consumption with the aim of achieving social justice and ecological sustainability. This overview of degrowth offers a comprehensive... more...

  • Social Practices, Intervention and Sustainabilityby Yolande Strengers; Cecily Maller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    In an era of dramatic environmental change, social change is desperately needed to curb burgeoning consumption. Many calls to action have focused on individual behaviour?or technological innovation, with relative silence from the social sciences on other modes and methods of intervening in social life. This book shows?how we can go?beyond behaviour... more...