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Environmental Economics

  • Energy Efficiency in the Urban Environmentby Heba Allah Essam E. Khalil; Essam E. Khalil

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 129.95

    This text provides an integrated view of energy systems and urban planning, supported by extensive data, references, and case studies. Dealing mainly with cities in developing nations, the book looks at various energy sources, and the ways they can be integrated for sustainability, affordability, and overall efficiency. It presents case studies to... more...

  • Climate Shockby Gernot Wagner; Martin L. Weitzman

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 27.95

    If you had a 10 percent chance of having a fatal car accident, you'd take necessary precautions. If your finances had a 10 percent chance of suffering a severe loss, you'd reevaluate your assets. So if we know the world is warming and there's a 10 percent chance this might eventually lead to a catastrophe beyond anything we could imagine, why aren't... more...

  • The Resilient Investorby Hal Brill; Michael Kramer; Christopher Peck; Jim Cummings

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 19.95

    If you want to build a better life and a better world?and really be prepared for any possible future in these turbulent times?you need to become a resilient investor! This trailblazing guide will expand your ideas of investing way beyond Wall Street. Your time, your energy, and the things you own are investments too, and you'll learn to diversify... more...

  • The Resilient Investorby Hal Brill; Michael Kramer; Christopher Peck; Jim Cummings

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 19.95

    If you want to build a better life and a better world?and really be prepared for any possible future in these turbulent times?you need to become a resilient investor! This trailblazing guide will expand your ideas of investing way beyond Wall Street. Your time, your energy, and the things you own are investments too, and you'll learn to diversify... more...

  • Green Logisticsby Alan McKinnon; Michael Browne; Anthony Whiteing; Maja Piecyk

    Kogan Page 2015; US$ 60.00

    As concern for the environment rises, companies must take more account of the external costs of logistics associated mainly with climate change, air pollution, noise, vibration and accidents. Leading the way in current thinking on environmental logistics, Green Logistics provides a unique insight on the environmental aspects of logistics. Edited by... more...

  • Smart Grid (R)Evolutionby Jennie C. Stephens; Elizabeth J. Wilson; Tarla Rai Peterson

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 76.00

    This book explores smart grid from a social perspective, for advanced students, academic researchers, and energy professionals. more...

  • Finance and the Macroeconomics of Environmental Policiesby Philip Arestis; Malcolm Sawyer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 115.00

    This volume examines current and previous environmental policies, and suggests alternative strategies for the future. Addressing resource depletion and climate change are pressing priorities for modern economies. Planning energy infrastructure projects is complicated by uncertainty, as such clear government policies have a crucial role to play. more...

  • A Short Guide to Climate Change Riskby Nigel Arnell

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 34.95

    Climate change poses a risk to business operations and to markets--but at the same time, it can bring opportunities for some businesses. With chapters on the nature, science and politics of climate change risk, as well as how to assess, then how to cope with it, and recommendations for incorporating climate change risks into a Company Climate Risk... more...

  • The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development: A Commentaryby Jorge E. Vinuales

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 174.99

    The international community has long grappled with the issue of safeguarding the environment and encouraging sustainable development, often with little result. The 1992 Rio Declaration on Environment and Development was an emphatic attempt to address this issue, setting down 27 key principles for the international community to follow. These principles... more...

  • The Age of Sustainable Developmentby Jeffrey D. Sachs

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 33.99

    Jeffrey D. Sachs has shown himself to be one of the world?s most perceptive and original analysts of global development in his groundbreaking books, including The End of Poverty and Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet. Now, in this major new work he presents a compelling and practical framework for how global citizens can address the seemingly... more...