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Sustainable Development

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  • Stirring It Upby Gary Hirshberg

    Hachette Books 2008; US$ 11.99

    A true force for change, Gary Hirshberg has been at the forefront of movements working for environmental and social transformation for 30 years. From his early days as an educator and activist to his current position as President and CE-Yo of Stonyfield Farm, the world's largest organic yogurt company, Hirshberg's positive outlook has inspired thousands... more...

  • Unlocking Commercial Financing for Clean Energy in East Asiaby Xiaodong Wang; Richard Stern; Dilip Limaye

    World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 24.99

    In East Asia, all middle-income countries have national targets for energy efficiency and renewable energy, and some even have targets for carbon reduction. However, a major hurdle to achieving a sustainable energy path is mobilizing the required financing. Although the lion's share of the investments are expected to come from the private sector,... more...

  • Scarcity and Growthby Harold J. Barnett; Chandler Morse

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    In this classic study, the authors assess the importance of technological change and resource substitution in support of their conclusion that resource scarcity did not increase in the Unites States during the period 1870 to 1957. Originally published in 1963 more...

  • Scarcity and Growth Reconsideredby V. Kerry Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    Current views on resource availability are examined, along with the original Barnett-Morse thesis of resource supply. Originally published in 1979 more...

  • Conflict, Political Accountability and Aidby Paul Collier

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    Paul Collier?s contributions to development economics,and in regard to Africa in particular, have marked him out as one of the most influential commentators of recent times. This collection of his major writings, accompanied by a new introduction, provide the definitive account of a wide range of macroeconomic, microeconomic and political economy... more...

  • World at the Crossroadsby Philip B. Smith; Samuel E. Okoye; Jaap de Wilde; Priya Deshingkar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Thirty years ago the Russell-Einstein Manifesto warned humanity that our survival is imperilled by the risk of nuclear war.In the spirit of that Manifesto, we now call on all scientists to expand our concerns to a broader set of interrelated dangers: destruction of the environment on a global scale, and denial of basis needs for a growing majority... more...

  • Strategies for National Sustainable Developmentby Jeremy Carew-Reid; Robert Prescott-Allen; Stephen Bass; Barry Dalal-Clayton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The IUCN Strategies for Sustainable Development Handbook Series This handbook is one in a series being produced by IUCN and its partners to assist countries and communities implement Agenda 21, the action programme of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development. The series will include handbooks on national strategies for sustainable... more...

  • Global Environment Outlook 2000by United Nations Environment Programme (Unep)

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    'The continued poverty of the majority of the planet's inhabitants and excessive consumption by the minority are the two major causes of environmental degradation The present course is unsustainable and postponing action is no longer an option. Inspired political leadership and intense cooperation across all regions and sectors will be needed to put... more...

  • Vanishing Bordersby Hilary French

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95

    National governments are ill-equipped for tackling transnational environmental problems, from ozone depletion to soaring trade in commodities like timber and shrimp. As these issues climb higher on the political agenda, industrial and developing countries are on a collision course over climate change and water shortages. Goods, money, microbes, pollution,... more...

  • Wool to Wetaby Paul Callaghan

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 23.99

    Evaluating the competitiveness of New Zealand?s current economy, this authoritative analysis argues the need to switch from agriculture and tourism as the economic backbone of the country and suggests that the emerging industries of science, technology, and intellectual property will offer more prosperity. Highlighting interviews with entrepreneurs... more...