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  • An Analysis of Cartelized Market Structures for Nonrenewable Resourcesby Robert A. Marshalla

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 160.00

    Originally published in 1979. While the theory of non-renewable resources under competitive and monopolistic market regimes have been relatively well developed, almost no attention has been given to the development of a theoretical framework for analysis of the spectrum of mixed market structure between those extremes. The world oil market structure... more...

  • Optimal Economic Growth with Exhaustible Resourcesby Prem C. Garg

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 115.00

    Originally published in 1979. For decades conservationists have argued that increasing population will eventually out-strip the limited natural resources of the earth. Economists have responded by saying that any resource scarcity will be forestalled by changes in tastes and technology, induced by the appropriate price signals. This study is an attempt... more...

  • Food, Energy and Water Sustainabilityby Laura M. Pereira; Caitlin A. McElroy; Alexandra Littaye; Alexandra M. Girard

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Societies around the world face an increasingly uncertain future as social and ecological changes create pressure on resource governance, and this uncertainty calls for new models that illuminate the intersections of civil society, public sector, and private sector resource management. This volume presents a diversity of collaborations between various... more...

  • Dynamical Geology of Salt and Related Structuresby I. Lerche

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 93.95

    Dynamical Geology of Salt and Related Structures deals with many aspects of the dynamical evolution of salt bodies in sedimentary basins. This book consists of four major sections. Section A deals with salt dynamics and the motion of salt. The impact of a mobile salt mass on the structural development of the overlying formations is considered in Section... more...

  • Eco-efficiency and Beyondby Jan-Dirk Seiler-Hausmann; Christa Liedtke; Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Business-as-usual, it is widely accepted, will exceed the Earth's carrying capacity in an alarmingly short space of time. In simple terms, we need to learn to use the world's rapidly depleting resources in a significantly more efficient manner. Practical and readily adopted solutions are needed now. Eco-efficiency-or "produce more with less" – is... more...

  • The Corporate Responsibility Code Bookby Deborah Leipziger

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 90.00

    There is no single code or standard, no panacea that will lead to corporate responsibility (CR). Yet, now, more than ever before, corporations are waking up to the fact that they must adopt codes and implement standards to satisfy the growing demands of an ever-wider and ever-less-trustful spectrum of stakeholders. So, where do companies start?  Information... more...

  • Greening Peopleby Walter Wehrmeyer

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 47.00

    This major collection examines both the human resource dimensions of environmental management and how environmental management impacts on human resource departments. Contributions from international experts in both academia and business look at current theory and best practice in environmental TQM, education, training and communications. Greening... more...

  • Biodiversity and Wind Farms in Portugalby Miguel Mascarenhas; Ana Teresa Marques; Ricardo Ramalho; Dulce Santos; Joana Bernardino; Carlos Fonseca

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 90.94

    This book presents a review of the state-of-the-art knowledge on the interactions between biodiversity and wind energy development, focused on the Portuguese reality. The volume addresses the particularities of the impact assessment procedures in Portugal, contrasting it with the international practices and presenting its main findings by covering... more...

  • Water Sheikhs and Dam Buildersby Francesca de Chatel

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Francesca de Chatel explores the problems and paradoxes of water resources in the Middle East and North Africa. She takes an entirely new angle on the much-discussed question of water scarcity by examining the history and culture of water from a human perspective. Unlike other books on the subject that provide specialized geopolitical, economic, and... more...

  • Green Energy Economiesby John Byrne

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Green Energy Economies offers insight into the major drivers that are shaping a new future powered by clean energy sources. Assembling cutting-edge researchers as contributors, the book provides a comprehensive account of the shift underway, examining in detail the complexities and intricacies involved with such a transition. The book first details... more...