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Environmental Economics

  • Global Corruption Report: Sportby Transparency International

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    Sport is a global phenomenon engaging billions of people and generating annual revenues of more than US$ 145 billion. Problems in the governance of sports organisations, fixing of matches and staging of major sporting events have spurred action on many fronts. Yet attempts to stop corruption in sport are still at an early stage. The Global Corruption... more...

  • Climate Change and Anthroposby Linda H. Connor

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Anthropos, in the sense of species as well as cultures and ethics, locates humans as part of much larger orders of existence ? fundamental when thinking about climate change. This book offers a new way of exploring the significance of locality and lives in the epoch of the Anthropocene, a time when humans confront the limits of our control over nature.... more...

  • The Economics of Water Utilization in the Beet Sugar Industryby George O. G. Löf; Allen V. Kneese

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 125.00

    Originally published in 1965, this case study of the beet sugar industry undertaken by George O. G. Lof and Allen V. Kneese illustrates the economic importance of water to industry. This study delves into the history and technology of the beet sugar industry to demonstrate the economic impact of the water environment and how water waste can be reduced... more...

  • Life Cycle and Sustainability of Abrasive Toolsby Barbara Linke

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This monograph focuses on abrasive tools for grinding, polishing, honing, and lapping operations. The book describes the life cycle of abrasive tools from raw material processing of abrasive grits and bonding, manufacturing of monolithic or multi-layered tools, tool use to tool end-of-life. Moreover, this work highlights sustainability challenges including... more...

  • Climate Change in Cyprusby Theodoros Zachariadis

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book providesa concise overview of facts and projections aboutclimate change in Cyprus and its region until the end of the 21st century. Climate change is expected to have adverse effects in Mediterranean Europe ? the most serious compared to other European regions. Being an island state with a semi-arid climate in the Eastern Mediterranean,... more...

  • America?s Most Sustainable Cities and Regionsby John W. Day; Charles Hall; Eric Roy; Matthew Moerschbaecher; Christopher D'Elia; David Pimentel; Alejandro Yáñez-Arancibia

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 27.99

    This book takes you on a unique journey through American history, taking time to consider the forces that shaped the development of various cities and regions, and arrives at an unexpected conclusion regarding sustainability. From the American Dream to globalization to the digital and information revolutions, we assume that humans have taken control... more...

  • Innovation in Climate Change Adaptationby Walter Leal Filho

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This book introduces innovative approaches to pursue climate change adaptation and to support the long-term implementation of climate change policies. Offering new case studies and data, as well as projects and initiatives implemented across the globe, the contributors present new tools, approaches and methods to pursue and facilitate innovation in... more...

  • Sustainable Development in Organizationsby Mattias Elg; Per- Erik Ellström; Magnus Klofsten; Malin Tillmar

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    An increasingly competitive environment can lead to considerable problems for many organizations as they struggle to adapt to change. As a result, they fail to create the conditions that can lead to sustainable development over the long term, thus affecting the capabilities of employees. This book provides a fresh perspective on sustainable change... more...

  • Nachhaltige Energieversorgung und Integration von Speichernby Detlef Schulz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 54.99

    Der Konferenzband gibt die Beiträge der Tagung von 2015 mit dem Schwerpunkt Netzintegration von erneuerbaren Energien wieder. Die Beiträge spiegeln die neuesten Entwicklungen und Erfahrungen zu Energiespeichern, zur Netzintegration und zu den Rahmenbedingungen von Energie aus fluktuierenden Quellen wieder. Besonderer Wert wurde auf die systemtechnische... more...

  • Global Stability through Decentralization?by Peter A. Wilderer; Martin Grambow

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    The authors of this book, who represent a broad range of scientific disciplines, discuss the issue of centralized versus decentralized control and regulation in the context of sustainable development. The stability and resilience of complex technical, economic, societal and political systems are commonly assumed to be highly dependent on the effectiveness... more...