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Environmental Economics

  • Handbook on Growth and Sustainabilityby Peter A. Victor; Brett Dolter

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 60.00

    This Handbook assembles original contributions from influential authors such as Herman Daly, Paul Ekins, Marina Fischer-Kowalski, Jeroen van den Bergh, William E. Rees and Tim Jackson who have helped to define our understanding of growth and sustainability. The Handbook also presents new contributions on topics such as degrowth, the debt-based financial... more...

  • Handbook of Sustainability in Management Educationby Jorge A. Arevalo; Shelley F. Mitchell

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 60.00

    This Handbook strives to enhance knowledge and application within sustainability in management education (SiME) across different academic programs, geographic regions and personal/professional contexts. Cross-disciplinary and boundary-spanning, this book focuses on specific themes and is therefore split into four distinct sections: one on theory and... more...

  • Building a Climate Resilient Economy and Societyby K. N. Ninan; Makoto Inoue

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    Climate change will have a profound impact on human and natural systems, and will also impede economic growth and sustainable development. In this book, leading experts from around the world discuss the challenges and opportunities in building a climate resilient economy and society. The chapters are organised in three sections. The first part explores... more...

  • New Directions in Productivity Measurement and Efficiency Analysisby Tihomir Ancev; M. A.S. Azad; Francesc Hernández-Sancho

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    This book explores novel research perspectives on the intersection of environmental/natural resource economics and productivity analysis, emphasizing the link between productivity and efficiency measurement and environmental impacts. The purpose of the book is to present new approaches and methods for measuring environmentally adjusted productivity... more...

  • Automotive Recycling, Plastics, and Sustainabilityby David Schönmayr

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 111.96

    This book provides transdisciplinary analyses of the automotive plastics production and recycling system, including prognoses, scenarios and solutions for corporate sustainability management. A book on plastics, not written by a plastics guy. But a sustainability guy. Plastics schizophrenia and the automotive abyss: The industry is facing a severe... more...

  • Smart Energyby Jianping Liu; Shaoqiang Chen; Tao Liu

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 89.95

    This book takes the improvement and replacement of energy forms as mainline. From a perspective of macro-history and inter-discipline, the stereoscopic observation of energy, science and technology, environment and development course of human civilization is carried out, the objective laws of energy replacement and civilization evolution are revealed,... more...

  • The Ocean of Tomorrowby Phoebe Koundouri

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 134.35

    This book develops and applies an integrated socio-economic assessment of multi-use offshore platforms in European marine locations. The sites assessed regard infrastructures in the North Sea, the Baltic Sea, the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic coast. The assessment uses the results from the natural and engineering sciences as inputs, boundaries... more...

  • Positional Analysis for Sustainable Developmentby Judy Brown; Peter Soderbaum; Malgorzata Dereniowska

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Climate change, biodiversity loss, pollution of land and water, land-use changes, lack of equality and other problems at local, national and global levels represent a challenge for economics as a social science. Mainstream neoclassical economics may be able to contribute to a more sustainable society but it has also played a dominant role in a period... more...

  • Managing Resource Abundance and Wealthby Jonathon W. Moses; Bjørn Letnes

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 79.99

    Describes how Norway has successfully managed its petroleum resources and the variety of policy tools that are available to states rich in natural resources, and how these tools can be adjusted to changing (domestic and international) contexts. more...

  • Economic Valuation of Biodiversityby Bartosz Bartkowski

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    While biodiversity loss is an ecological phenomenon, it also has further dimensions – political, social and, last but not least, economic. From the economic perspective, the rapid loss of biological diversity can be viewed in two ways. First, the consequence of this deterioration process is a loss of options and an increase in scarcity of the environmental... more...