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Environmental Economics

  • Handbook of Water Economicsby Ariel Dinar; Kurt Schwabe

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    Water scarcity, whether in the quality or quantity dimension, afflicts most countries. Decisions on water management and allocation over time, space, and among uses and users involve economic considerations. This Handbook assembles research that represents recent thinking and applications in water economics. The book chapters are written by leading... more...

  • Handbook of Sustainability Assessmentby Angus Morrison-Saunders; Jenny Pope; Alan Bond

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    The Handbook of Sustainability Assessment introduces the theory and practice of sustainability assessment and showcases the state-of-the-art research. The aim is to provide inspiration and guidance to students, academics and practitioners alike and to contribute to the enhancement of sustainability assessment practice worldwide. It emphasises how traditional... more...

  • Handbook of Ecological Economicsby Joan Martínez-Alier; Roldan Muradian; Martínez-Alier

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    This Handbook provides an overview of major current debates, trends and perspectives in ecological economics. It covers a wide range of issues, such as the foundations of ecological economics, deliberative methods, the de-growth movement, ecological macroeconomics, social metabolism, environmental governance, consumer studies, knowledge systems and... more...

  • Culture and Conservationby Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet; Helen Kopnina

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Today, there is growing interest in conservation and anthropologists have an important role to play in helping conservation succeed for the sake of humanity and for the sake of other species. Equally important, however, is the fact that we, as the species that causes extinctions, have a moral responsibility to those whose evolutionary unfolding... more...

  • Contemporary Perspectives on Ecofeminismby Mary Phillips; Nick Rumens

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Why is ecofeminism still needed to address the environmental emergencies and challenges of our times? Ecofeminism has a chequered history in terms of its popularity and its perceived value in conceptualizing the relationship between gender and nature as well as feeding forms of activism that aim to confront the environmental challenges of the moment.... more...

  • Decision-making and Radioactive Waste Disposalby Andrew Newman; Gerry Nagtzaam

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The International Atomic Energy Agency estimates that nuclear power generation facilities produce about 200,000 cubic meters of low and intermediate-level waste each year. Vital medical procedures, industrial processes and basic science research also produce significant quantities of waste. All of this waste must be shielded from the population for... more...

  • A Focus on Sustainable Supply Chains and Green Logisticsby Emerald Group Publishing Limited

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 49.95

    In a fast moving world the transportation of goods is expected to be more efficient than ever before. This compendia features papers that address key themes in green logistics such as benchmarking and energy efficiency and includes highly cited papers from international contributors such as Alan McKinnon and Joseph Sarkis. more...

  • Remaking Participationby Jason Chilvers; Matthew Kearnes

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 57.95

    Changing relations between science and democracy ? and controversies over issues such as climate change, energy transitions, genetically modified organisms and smart technologies ? have led to a rapid rise in new forms of public participation and citizen engagement. While most existing approaches adopt fixed meanings of ?participation? and are consumed... more...

  • EU Renewable Electricity Law and Policyby Tim Maxian Rusche

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 88.00

    Examines the current state of economic regulation of renewable electricity and explores the possibilities for future harmonized EU regulation. more...

  • Water Capitalismby Walter E. Block; Peter L. Nelson

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 84.99

    Water Capitalism proposes the privatization of all bodies of water, because those who own resources husband their assets far more carefully than do bureaucrats who have no real stake in the environment. The idea that an all-powerful state should, or could, care for the physical liquid environs of the world is shown to be incorrect and immoral.... more...