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Environmental Economics

  • History of the Future of Economic Growthby Iris Borowy; Matthias Schmelzer

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The future of economic growth is one of the decisive questions of the twenty-first century. Alarmed by declining growth rates in industrialized countries, climate change, and rising socio-economic inequalities, among other challenges, more and more people demand to look for alternatives beyond growth. However, so far these current debates about sustainability,... more...

  • Urban Sustainability through Smart Growthby Yonn Dierwechter

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 105.69

    This book investigates the new urban geographies of ?smart? metropolitan regionalism across the Greater Seattle area and examines the relationship between smart growth planning strategies and spaces of work, home, and mobility. The book specifically explores Seattle within the wider space-economy and multi-scaled policy regime of the Puget Sound region... more...

  • Sustainable Management of Luxuryby Miguel Angel Gardetti

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 158.53

    As this book is the first book worldwide in the "sustainable" management of luxury area, it highlights key aspects in the sustainable management of luxury based on presentations using different approaches, whether reflexive, empirical, hands-on or applied theory and cases. more...

  • Towards 100% Renewable Energyby Tanay Sidki Uyar

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 210.34

    This volume collects papers presented at the International 100% Renewable Energy Conferences (IRENEC) from 2011 to 2015.  Given the time span, the chapters have been updated to ensure they are timely, and pertinent. These proceedings are the outcome of an international group of research scientists and experts contributing to energy solutions within... more...

  • Hurricanes and Climate Changeby Jennifer M. Collins; Kevin Walsh

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 105.69

    This book provides research that shows tropical cyclones are more powerful than in the past with the most dramatic increases occurring over the North Atlantic and with the strongest hurricanes. Although such increases are correlated with warming oceans and are consistent with the thermodynamic theory of hurricane intensity, there remains... more...

  • An Assessment of Mine Legacies and How to Prevent Themby Vladimir Pacheco Cueva

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 45.44

    This book seeks to enrich the growing literature on mine legacies by examining a case study of a small abandoned mine in Latin America. Using a combination of Rapid Rural Appraisal and secondary source analysis, this study assessed some of the most damaging legacies of the San Sebastian mine in eastern El Salvador, compared the country?s mine closure... more...

  • The Curse of Natural Resourcesby Sevil Acar

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 109.29

    This book examines the paradox that resource-rich countries often struggle to manage their resources in a way that will help their economies thrive. It looks at how a country's political regime and quality of governance can determine the degree to which it benefits - or suffers - from having natural resources, shifting away from the traditional focus... more...

  • Economics of International Environmental Agreementsby M. Özgür Kayal?ca; Selim Ça?atay; Hakan M?hç?

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    International environmental agreements provide a basis for countries to address ecological problems on a global scale. However, countries are heterogeneous with respect to their economic structures and to the problems relating to the environment that they encounter. Therefore, economic externalities and global environmental conflicts are common and... more...

  • U.S. Interests and Global Natural Resourcesby Emery. N. Castle; Kent. A Price

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Originally published in 1983, U.S. Interests and Global Natural Resources explores the links between foreign policy and the global distribution of natural resources paying particular attention to the U.S. This collection of essays delves into the importance of factors such as differing economic development and political hostility could have on the... more...

  • Energy Price Shocks and Macroeconomic Performanceby Douglas R. Bohi

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    The oil price shocks of the 1970?s led to severe recessions in the 1980?s in the United States. Originally published in 1989 in the aftermath, Bohi attempts to show both how energy prices can cause a decline in output and employment and to explore important other factors which led to the recessions using the US, United Kingdom, Japan and Germany as... more...