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Environmental Economics

  • Marketing and Supply Chain Managementby Dimitris Folinas; Thomas Fotiadis

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 46.95

    Organizations are now recognizing the importance of demand-supply integration to their growth and success. While marketing and supply chain management are an essential part of any business qualification, it is becoming increasingly essential to understand the need for integration between synergize marketing and SCM. Marketing and Supply Chain Management... more...

  • The Good Life Beyond Growthby Hartmut Rosa; Christoph Henning

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Many countries have experienced a decline of economic growth for decades, an effect that was only aggravated by the recent global financial crisis. What if in the 21st century this is no longer an exception, but the general rule? Does an economy without growth necessarily bring hardship and crises, as is often assumed? Or could it be a chance for... more...

  • Energy Economicsby Peter M. Schwarz

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 79.95

    With interest in topics such as climate change, energy security, and alternative energy sources being at an all-time high, the effects of today's decisions now rest on the shoulders of future generations. There are no easy answers to our energy issues, so costs and benefits must be considered when evaluating all energy alternatives; alongside that,... more...

  • A Texan Plan for the Texas Coastby James B. Blackburn

    Texas A&M University Press 2017; Not Available

    In this powerful call to action, conservationist and environmental lawyer Jim Blackburn offers an unconventional yet feasible plan to protect the Texas coast. The coast is in danger of being damaged beyond repair due to the gradual starvation of freshwater inflows to its bays, the fragmentation of large tracts of land, and general public neglect.... more...

  • Sustainability and Social Responsibility: Regulation and Reportingby Graham Gal; Orhan Akisik; William Wooldridge

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 200.93

    This book addresses key issues related to the choice between governments regulating and enforcing society’s sustainability and social responsibility objectives, and firms reporting on their sustainable and socially responsible activities so stakeholders can exert pressure on firms to achieve society’s goals. While these may be considered as the two... more...

  • Renewable Energy Clustersby Gudrun Jaegersberg; Jenny Ure

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.19

    Taking eleven countries in Europe, Canada, South Africa, America, Latin America and Australia, this book discusses recurring barriers to cluster development in the renewable energy sector. The authors look at the real-world dynamics and tensions between stakeholders on the ground, with a particular focus on the relationships between SMEs and other... more...

  • Agribusiness and the Neoliberal Food System in Brazilby Antonio Augusto Rossotto Ioris

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Due to new production areas and persistent productivity gains, Brazil has consolidated its position as a global leader and even as a ‘model’ of commercial, integrated crop production. The country is now seen as an agricultural powerhouse that has a lot to offer in terms of reducing the prospect of a looming, increasingly global, food crisis. Agribusiness... more...

  • A New Paradigm for Greek Agricultureby Kostas Karantininis

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 50.82

    This book offers an assessment of new opportunities available for the agricultural sector and provides technical assistance to the Greek authorities with regards to its rural development and fishery sector. Karantininis follows a value chain approach and analyzes the Greek agri-food industry, breaking it down vertically and horizontally. Vertically,... more...

  • Energy Efficiency and the Future of Real Estateby N. Edward Coulson; Yongsheng Wang; Clifford A. Lipscomb

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 118.19

    This book explores how energy efficiency is a major component in the development of sustainable real estate. Efficiency is one of the most frequently-mentioned aspects of government policies for green building design in the United States and around the world.  There has been a significant amount of effort devoted to the creation of green practices... more...

  • Environmental and Economic Impacts of Decarbonizationby Óscar Dejuán; Manfred Lenzen; Maria Ángeles Cadarso

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    On December 12 th , 2015, at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change held in Paris, 195 countries adopted the first-ever universal and legally binding climate deal. They agreed to decarbonize the economy in order to hold the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2ºC relative to the preindustrial levels. Although each country... more...