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  • Green Industrial Policy in Emerging Countriesby Anna Pegels

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    For decades, governments have tried to foster industrial competitiveness and economic growth. Many instruments are known to work, and many lessons have been learned. However, humanity is increasingly feeling the effects of natural resource depletion. The rate of this depletion is deeply unsustainable, and it is ? as of yet ? inextricably linked to... more...

  • Environmental Management in a Low Carbon Economyby Stephen Tinsley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Each government recognises that there is a potential loss of competitive advantage of its business sector if future economic growth strategies are not aligned with a low carbon future. Some multinational organizations recognise this imperative and the importance of aligning business activities to a more sophisticated and flexible environmental management... more...

  • The European Territoryby Jacques Robert

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Originally published in French as Le territoire européen: des racines aux enjeux globaux , this book reflects the enormous changes that Europe has seen in the past half century. In a period of immense upheaval, the continent has experienced increased integration, largely through the development of the European Union, heightened urbanization and a... more...

  • Futile Progressby Ernest Braun

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 25.95

    Do new innovations and products improve our lives? Has our relentless pursuit of technological progress eliminated the blight of poverty, of inequality, of discrimination, of crime, of war? Has the advance of technology increased our happiness and led us to fulfillment and social harmony? The ads would have us think so. But not all technological innovation... more...

  • Is the Environment a Luxury?by Silvia Tiezzi; Chiara Martini

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The purpose of this collection of essays is to shed some light on the complex relationship between environmental quality and the distribution of income. Are the preferences of the poor towards a cleaner environment really different from those of the rich? Environmental economists have traditionally focused on efficiency issues. In their analyses... more...

  • Climate Resilience in Development Planningby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 47.00

    Climate-related disasters have inflicted increasingly high losses on developing countries, and with climate change, these losses are likely to worsen. Improving country resilience against climate risks is therefore vital for achieving poverty reduction and economic development goals. This report discusses the current state of knowledge on how to build... more...

  • OECD Green Growth Studies Green Growth Indicators 2014by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 49.00

    The OECD Green Growth Strategy supports countries in fostering economic growth and development while ensuring that natural assets continue to provide the resources and environmental services on which well-being relies. Policies that promote green growth need to be founded on a good understanding of the determinants of green growth and need to be supported... more...

  • Understanding Sustainable Developmentby John Blewitt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    This new and expanded edition builds upon the first edition?s powerful multi-perspective approach and breath of coverage. A truly comprehensive introduction to sustainable development, it is designed specifically to allow access to the topic from a wide range of educational and professional backgrounds and to develop understanding of a diversity of... more...

  • Smart Specialisationby Dominique Foray

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This is the first book on a new policy approach that has been widely adopted in Europe and beyond. It analyses the concept of smart specialisation and discuss the need for smart specialisation strategies, explains why the approach is new and different from more standard policy processes and explores what are the conditions for successful implementation.... more...

  • Handbook of Sustainable Developmentby G. Atkinson; S. Dietz; E. Neumayer

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    This timely and important Handbook takes stock of progress made in our understanding of what sustainable development actually is and how it can be measured and achieved. more...