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  • Working Ethically in Financeby Anthony Asher

    Business Expert Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    ?? a must read for those wanting to craft a vocation in finance.? -- Adrian Gore, CEO, Discovery Group; ?? no better book for a student or practitioner who wants more than is usually on offer in finance courses in our universities.? -- Paul Oslington, Professor of Economics and Dean of Business, Alphacrucis College, Sydney. To develop a vocation... more...

  • Green Capitalby Christian de Perthuis; Pierre-André Jouvet; Michael Westlake

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    Challenging the certainty that ecological preservation is incompatible with economic growth, Green Capital shifts the focus from the scarcity of raw materials to the deterioration of the great natural regulatory functions (such as the climate system, the water cycle, and biodiversity). While we can find substitutes for scarce natural resources, we... more...

  • Handbook of Sustainability Assessmentby Angus Morrison-Saunders; Jenny Pope; Alan Bond

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    The Handbook of Sustainability Assessment introduces the theory and practice of sustainability assessment and showcases the state-of-the-art research. The aim is to provide inspiration and guidance to students, academics and practitioners alike and to contribute to the enhancement of sustainability assessment practice worldwide. It emphasises how traditional... more...

  • Converging Worldby John Pontin; Ian Roderick; Cletus Babu

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2007; US$ 4.99

    The Converging World is based on the principle of contraction and convergence? in regard to climate change, which means reducing the ecological footprint of some while increasing that of others. As the pressures of population and consumption are stretching the planet?s capacity beyond its limits, this convergence is an urgent necessity. This Briefing... more...

  • The Water Sensitive Cityby Gary Grant

    Wiley 2016; US$ 85.00

    This book advocates a more thoughtful approach to urban water management, including for example, exponents of the Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) approach in Australia and Low Impact Development in the US. This new approach involves reducing water consumption, harvesting rainwater, recycling rainwater and adopting Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS)... more...

  • OECD Green Growth Studies Creating Incentives for Greener Productsby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 20.00

    The European Union’s Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine) struggle with environmental challenges related to the consumption and end-of-life management of many harmful products. This policy manual considers the potential use and implementation of four categories of product-related economic... more...

  • Public Perception of Climate Changeby Bjoern Hagen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Despite the findings on global climate change presented by the scientific community, there remains a significant gap between its recommendations and the actions of the public and policy makers. So far scientists and the media have failed to successfully communicate the urgency of the climate change situation in such a way that long-term, comprehensive,... more...

  • Higher Education and Capacity Building in Africaby Hanne Kirstine Adriansen; Lene Møller Madsen; Stig Jensen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Higher education has recently been recognized as a key driver for societal growth in the Global South and capacity building of African universities is now widely included in donor policies. The question is; how do capacity building projects affect African universities, researchers and students? Universities and their scientific knowledges are often... more...

  • Energy Security and Cooperation in Eurasiaby Ekaterina Svyatets

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Why are bilateral relations, especially in the area of energy security, so different in the cases of U.S.-Russia, U.S.-Azerbaijan, and Russia-Germany energy deals? Why do some states find common ground despite differences, while others, with all the seemingly favourable conditions, are sinking into animosity? Energy Security and Cooperation in... more...

  • A Poverty of Reasonby Wilfred Beckerman

    Independent Institute 2002; US$ 7.99

    In this detailed economic investigation of sustainable development, a noted professor of economics argues that many of the alarms commonly sounded by environmentalists are, in fact, unfounded, and that current sustainable development policies should be reconsidered in light of their effects on the earth's human population, such as increased poverty... more...