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Environmental Economics

  • Climate Change Finance and International Lawby Alexander Zahar

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Since 2010, a significant quantity of international climate change finance has begun to reach developing countries. However, the transfer of finance under the international climate change regime ? the legal and ethical obligations that underpin it, the constraints on its use, its intended outcomes, and its successes, failures, and future potential... more...

  • Energy Relations in the Euro-Mediterraneanby Simone Tagliapietra

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 105.72

    This book investigates the current status and future prospects of energy relationships in the Euro-Mediterranean region. By adopting a political economy perspective, this book provides insight into regional cooperation in the fields of natural gas and renewable energy. The author posits that regional energy relations have yet to be examined... more...

  • The Economics of Air Pollution in Chinaby Ma Jun

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 64.99

    Suffocating smog regularly envelops Chinese metropolises from Beijing to Shanghai, clouding the future prospect of China?s growth sustainability. Air pollutants do not discriminate between the rich and the poor, the politician and the average Joe.? They put everyone?s health and economic prosperity at risk, creating future costs that are difficult... more...

  • Ressourcenallokation, Wettbewerb und Umweltökonomieby Klaus Deimer; Martin Pätzold; Volker Tolkmitt

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 13.32

    Dieses Lehrbuch beschreibt systematisch die Wirkungsweisen von Märkten, Marktungleichgewichten, Marktversagen, Allokationspolitik und Gesamtwohlfahrt und erklärt sie in ihren Zusammenhängen. Nach einer Darstellung der Theorie des Marktes sowie des Marktgleichgewichts werden die Ursachen und Konsequenzen des Marktversagens analysiert. Im Anschluss... more...

  • Food Security and Sustainabilityby George Mergos; Marina Papanastassiou

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 105.72

    This edited volume brings together contributions from experts on a range of food security issues, and examines them through a number of case studies. A Millennium Development goal and important policy concern, food security is experiencing renewed interest due to globalisation, which has led to population affluence, changing consumption, and production... more...

  • Intergenerational Pathways to a Sustainable Societyby Matthew Kaplan; Mariano Sanchez; Jacobus Hoffman

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 105.72

    This volume explores intergenerational practices and their impact on social sustainability, with an emphasis on developing programmatic efforts to address profound social challenges such as underperforming educational and work-related systems, failing support systems for dependent or vulnerable populations, and community renewal and regeneration efforts.... more...

  • Research Handbook on Corporate Social Responsibility in Contextby Anders Örtenblad

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 60.00

    Is corporate social responsibility (CSR) a universal idea? Is the same exact definition of CSR relevant for any organization, regardless of context? Or would such a definition need to be adapted to fit different types of organizations, in different cultures, industries and sectors? This book discusses how CSR preferably should be practiced in various... more...

  • Methoden, Netzwerke und Steuerung der Wirtschaftsförderungby Mattias Böhle

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 13.32

    Das Lehrbuch bildet das Modul Methoden, Netzwerke, Steuerung ab und zeigt wesentliche Grundlagen für die Ausgestaltung einer Wirtschaftsförderungstätigkeit auf. Im Spannungsfeld zwischen steigenden Anforderungen von Seiten der Wirtschaft, durch zunehmenden Standortwettbewerb und nicht zuletzt Ressourcenbegrenztheit der öffentlichen Haushalte, muss... more...

  • Sustainability Politics and Limited Statehoodby Alejandro Esguerra; Nicole Helmerich; Thomas Risse

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 105.72

    The contributors to this book critically examine the performance of new modes of governance in areas of limited statehood, drawing on a range of in-depth case studies on issues of climate change, biodiversity, and health.  The Paris Agreement for Climate Change or the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) rely on new modes of governance for... more...

  • China: Innovative Green Developmentby Angang Hu

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 105.72

    This book is particularly concerned with China?s path to green development and how it can be understood, exploring questions such as how the goal of Chinese-led green development can be achieved. The book provides systematic explanations of the theory of green development, exploring its background, its theoretical basis, the areas it covers, the stages... more...