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  • Renewable Energy and the Publicby Patrick Devine-Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 105.00

    Throughout the world, the threat of climate change is pressing governments to accelerate the deployment of technologies to generate low carbon electricity or heat. But this is frequently leading to controversy, as energy and planning policies are revised to support new energy sources or technologies (e.g. offshore wind, tidal, bioenergy or hydrogen... more...

  • Pricing Natureby Nick Hanley; Edward B. Barbier

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) is one of the most useful tools of applied economics for the social appraisal of public projects and government policies. This title shows how CBA can be applied to environmental policy choice and environmental resource management. more...

  • What's Wrong with Climate Politics and How to Fix Itby Paul G. Harris

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95

    Governments have failed to stem global emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases causing climate change. Indeed, climate-changing pollution is increasing globally, and will do so for decades to come without far more aggressive action. What explains this failure to effectively tackle one of the world's most serious problems? And what can... more...

  • Das Rechtsinstitut des Gemeingebrauchs im Wasserhaushaltsrechtby Felix Sinn

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 51.52

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  • Environmental Policy, International Trade and Factor Marketsby C.C. Chao; E. Siu-Hung Yu

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 103.00

    Examines the relationship among trade and investment policies, as well as environmental regulations, especially for developing economies. In this book the impacts of pollution taxes and environmental standards on employment and social welfare are examined, and the coordination of optimal trade, investment and environmental policies are analyzed. more...

  • Emissions Trading and Businessby Ralf Antes; Bernd Hansjürgens; Peter Letmathe

    Springer 2006; US$ 199.00

    Emissions trading challenges the management of companies, when it changes the code by which environmental policy steers management decisions from hierarchical to monetary information. But, is this change transmitted and mirrored in management decisions, processes and structures? And, how do they change? This book aims to answer these questions. more...

  • Green Economicsby Molly Scott Cato

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    The world as we know it needs a new economics. Climate change, financial crisis and out-of-control globalization - all the major problems facing the world have their root in the dominant economic system. The globalised marketplace is the prevailing force in our lives, undermining the real importance of our human communities and our planet. Green Economics... more...

  • Science as a Contact Sportby Stephen H. Schneider

    National Geographic Society 2009; US$ 28.00

    It’s been nearly four decades since scientists first realized that global warming posed a potential threat to our planet. Why, if we knew of the threats way back in the Carter Administration, can’t we act decisively to limit greenhouse gases, deforestation, and catastrophic warming trends? Why are we still addicted to fossil fuels? Have... more...

  • Carbon-Energy Taxationby Mikael Skou Andersen; Paul Ekins

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 97.99

    When taxes are introduced on carbon and energy, and the revenue is used to reduce other taxes, will a positive effect be achieved both for the environment and for the economy? In 1990 Finland was the first country to introduce a tax on CO2. Later, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Slovenia, Germany and the UK followed suit with tax reforms that shifted... more...

  • Energy Policies of IEA Countries: United States 2002by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 75.00

    The Bush Administration’s long-awaited 2001 National Energy Policy has important implications for the rest of the world. It gives a new impetus to US action across the energy field. Its significance is analysed in detail in this new report by the International Energy Agency. The US has bowed out of the Kyoto Protocol and plans to pursue its own... more...