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  • 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. His research has centred upon the causes and consequences of civil war, the effects of aid, and the problems of democracy in low-income and natural-resource-rich societies. His... more...

  • Threats Without Enemiesby Gwyn Prins

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The world is moving into a new era which will be dominated by a new range of threats and a new range of priorities. Already headlines tell of storms and droughts, mass emigrations, the danger of old Soviet nuclear reactors and the thinning ozone layer, and with the menaces of global warming, deforestation, pollution and loss of biodiversity, the picture... more...

  • Tomorrow's Worldby Duncan McLaren; Simon Bullock; Nusrat Yousuf

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.00

    This title uses the concept of environmental space to resolve many of the issues facing us in the future and applies the lessons specifically to the UK. Believing that we occupy more environmental space than the world can afford, this book seeks to explain what we can do to live comfortably within what we actually have through efficiency and sufficiency.... more...

  • Strategies for Sustainability: Asiaby Jeremy Carew-Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    IUCN ? The World Conservation Union Founded in 1948 The World Conservation Union brings together States, government agencies and a diverse' range of non-governmental organizations in a unique world partnership: over 800 members in all, spread across some 136 countries. As a Union, IUCN seeks to influence encourage and assist societies throughout... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...