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Environmental Economics

  • Urban Land Useby Kimberly Etingoff

    Apple Academic Press 2017; US$ 149.95

    This compendium volume, Urban Land Use: Community-Based Planning, covers a range of land use planning and community engagement issues. Part I explores the connections between land use decisions and consequences for urban residents, particularly in the areas of health and health equity. The chapters in Part II provide a closer look at community land... more...

  • Stopping Climate Change: the Case for Hydrogen and Coalby C.E. Sandy Thomas

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 81.80

    This book documents the advantages and limitations of various electricity generation methods. It illustrates how both electricity and motor fuel can be cost-effectively derived from coal, natural gas or other indigenous fuels, thereby eliminating our dependence on imported oil and the power of OPEC. It favours electricity generation systems powered... more...

  • Nachhaltigkeitsberichterstattung unter Compliance-Aspektenby Christina Woitzik

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 35.71

    Christina Woitzik untersucht den Grad an Berücksichtigung von Nachhaltigkeitsregeln in der Unternehmenspraxis, wobei sie den Fokus auf die Berichterstattung legt und die Berichtsinhalte bezüglich bestimmter Unternehmenscharakteristika analysiert. Daraus erarbeitet die Autorin die branchen- und größenspezifischen Inhaltsschwerpunkte von Nachhaltigkeitsberichten... more...

  • Appraisal: From Theory to Practiceby Stefano Stanghellini; Pierluigi Morano; Marta Bottero; Alessandra Oppio

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 138.11

    This book documents the state of the art and the emerging operational perspectives in the field of the appraisal discipline. It covers a wide range of topics, including energy efficiency, environmental sustainability, socio-economic evaluation of regional and urban transformations, real estate and facility management, risk management. It... more...

  • Social Entrepreneurship as Sustainable Developmentby Tamara Stenn

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 47.76

    This book challenges readers to imagine social entrepreneurship as an innovative, creative model for building justice and sustainability. Building upon the work of J. Greg Dees, the author explores the concept as a change-based process that creates social value through bold innovation and creativity, providing a ?how and why? approach that makes social... more...

  • Why Forests? Why Now?by Frances Seymour; Jonah Busch

    Brookings Institution Press 2016; US$ 19.99

    Tropical forests are an undervalued asset in meeting the greatest global challenges of our timeaverting climate change and promoting development. Despite their importance, tropical forests are being destroyed at a high and increasing rate in most forest-rich countries. The good news is that science, economics, and politics are aligned to support a... more...

  • The Dynamics of Corporate Social Responsibilityby Maria Aluchna; Samuel O. Idowu

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 127.49

    This book explores recent developments in the theory, strategic perspective and international practice of corporate social responsibility. In particular it discusses the consequences of the economic slowdown apparent in many economies and the impact of changes in the regulatory environment. It consists of three parts: Part one addresses a variety... more...

  • Reduced Modelling of Planar Fuel Cellsby Zhongjie He; Hua Li; Karl Erik Birgersson

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 138.11

    This book focuses on novel reduced cell and stack models for proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs) and planar solid oxide fuel cells (P-SOFCs) that serve to reduce the computational cost by two orders of magnitude or more with desired numerical accuracy, while capturing both the average properties and the variability of the dependent variables... more...

  • Social Entrepreneurship and Tourismby Pauline J. Sheldon; Roberto Daniele

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 127.49

    This volume explores the links between the rapidly growing phenomenon of social entrepreneurship (SE) and the international tourism and hospitality industry. This unique industry is particularly ripe for transformation by SE and the book?s authors delve deeply into the reasons for this. The book has three parts. The first creates a conceptual and theoretical... more...

  • Endangered Economiesby Geoffrey Heal

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 34.99

    In the decades since Geoffrey Heal began his field-defining work in environmental economics, one central question has animated his research: Can we save our environment and grow our economy?? This issue has become only more urgent in recent years with the threat of climate change, the accelerating loss of ecosystems, and the rapid industrialization... more...