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  • Implementing Domestic Tradeable Permitsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 84.00

    Tradeable or transferable permits (TPs) are increasingly perceived as a cost-effective and flexible policy instrument for pollution control and natural resources management. Initially they were considered a policy tool whose applications were limited to only certain sectors, such as air pollution management and fisheries. However, over the last few... more...

  • Domestic Transferable Permits for Environmental Managementby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 46.00

    To address many of the environmental challenges that face us today, including climate change, countries are striving to deploy efficient and effective tools for environmental management at the national level. Tradable/transferable permits are one such tool. What are the key design parameters for domestic tradable permit programmes? What additional... more...

  • OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Portugal 2001by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 61.00

    This review of Portugal's environmental conditions and policies evaluates progress in reducing the pollution burden, improving natural resource management, integrating environmental and economic policies, and strengthening international co-operation. The analyses presented are supported by a broad range of economic and environmental data. more...

  • Sustainable Developmentby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 151.00

    How can we meet the needs of today without diminishing the capacity of future generations to meet theirs? This is the central question posed by "sustainable development". OECD countries committed themselves to sustainable development at the 1992 UN Conference on Environment and Development in Rio, yet - almost ten years later - progress accomplished... more...

  • Valuation of Regulating Services of Ecosystemsby Pushpam Kumar; Michael D. Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    The valuation of regulating services is an evolving field of ecological economics. In this book, Professor Pushpam Kumar and Professor Michael D. Wood have invited some of the foremost international experts in the field of ecosystem services valuation to contribute chapters on the valuation of regulating services and highlight some of the main obstacles... more...

  • Valorizar el medio ambienteby David Glover

    International Development Research Centre 2010; US$ 20.00

    Una gran cantidad de personas en los países en desarrollo depende del medio ambiente natural para sus medios de vida, sea en tierras de cultivo o bosques, humedales o zonas costeras. Para estas personas, el medio ambiente es mucho más que una fuente de recreación, es la base de la economía. Pero carencias en el funcionamiento de... more...

  • La valeur de l'environnementby David Glover

    International Development Research Centre 2010; US$ 20.00

    Une grande partie de la population des pays en développement dépend, pour sa subsistance, du milieu naturel – terres agricoles, forêts, milieux humides ou zones côtières. Pour ces personnes, l’environnement est beaucoup plus qu’une source de loisirs – c’est le fondement même de l’économie.... more...

  • Beyond The Bottom Lineby Joel Makower

    Touchstone 2011; US$ 22.95

    This is the first book to distill the best of the forward-looking ideas of socially responsible policies emerging from the corporate world. By following the suggestions detailed here, individuals can institute similar programs in their own companies?because it's the right choice to make, and the smart one. Something new is happening in the business... more...

  • Towards Sustainable Use of Rangelands in North-West Chinaby Victor Squires; Limin Hua; Degang Zhang; Guolin Li

    Springer 2010; US$ 219.00

    This book reviews the extent of resource debasement in China's pastoral zones and offers solutions for their sustainable use. The 5-parts deal with rangelands and the people who manage them, and assess the prospects for rehabilitation. Topics include Livestock husbandry development and agro-pastoral integration in NW China; Ecological restoration... more...

  • 75 Green Businesses You Can Start to Make Money and Make a Differenceby Glenn Croston

    Entrepreneur Press 2008; US$ 19.95

    With environmental concerns a top issue for consumers everywhere, the green market is the next big boom industry for entrepreneurs looking to make money—and make a difference. Discover 75 green startup ideas in multiple industries, including eco-tourism, small wind power, green schools, water conservation landscaping, green investment consulting and... more...