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  • The Human-Powered Homeby Tamara Dean

    New Society Publishers 2008; US$ 29.95

    A complete guide to modern pedal-powered, treadled, and hand-cranked devices for the home. more...

  • Be the Solutionby Michael Strong; John Mackey

    Wiley 2009; US$ 24.95

    Praise for Be the Solution "In the past, many believed you either went into 'public service' to do good, or you 'went into business' to make money. Few realized that the long-term success of business depends on serving people, not making money. Few realized that perhaps the best way to serve the public was through free enterprise. Whole Foods Market... more...

  • OECD Guidance on Safety Performance Indicatorsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 58.00

    Guidance on Safety Performance Indicators provides a systemic approach to measuring the success of stakeholders' chemical safety programmes by detailing targets, activity indicators and outcome indicators. It also provides flexibility for groups to design programmes to assess their own performance related to the prevention of, preparedness for,... more...

  • Handbook of Biodiversity Valuationby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 67.00

    All societies depend on biodiversity and biological resources, and policy makers are increasingly aware that development pressures are today generating unprecedented rates of biodiversity loss. The fact that biodiversity issues often receive low priority in policy decisions is at least in part due to problems involved in assessing its contribution... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Dictionary of Environmental Economicsby Renat Perelet; Pamela Mason; Anil Markandya; Tim Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    A comprehensive dictionary of environmental economics, compiled by leading academics in the field. Each expression or phrase is explained clearly in non-technical language, with references given to its use in the growing literature on the subject area. From abatement to zonal travel cost method (ZTCM), there are over 1000 cross-referenced entries covering... 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...