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Environmental Economics

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  • Economics of Rural Land-Use Changeby Kevin J. Boyle; Jonathan Rubin; Kathleen P. Bell

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Public concern over land management has never been greater. This book provides a broad overview of the economics of rural land-use change, drawing attention to the meaningful role economic analysis can play in resolving public concern and supporting future, pro-active land management strategies in rural areas. The book's breadth distinguishes it from... more...

  • Getting Green Doneby Auden Schendler

    PublicAffairs 2009; US$ 20.00

    “Green” has finally hit the mainstream. Soccer moms drive Priuses. And the business consultants say it’s easy and profitable. In reality, though, many green-leaning businesses, families, and governments are still fiddling while the planet burns. Why? Because implementing sustainability is brutally difficult. In this witty and contrarian book, Auden... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Ecological Economicsby Clive L. Spash

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Since becoming formally established with an international academic society in the late 1980s, ecological economics has advanced understanding of the interactions between social and biophysical reality. It initially combined questioning of the basis of mainstream economics with a concern for environmental degradation and limits to growth, but has now... more...

  • Transformative Ecological Economicsby Ove Jakobsen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    When we look at the state of the world today, what is most evident is the fact that the major problems of our time – energy, environment, economy, climate change and social justice – cannot be understood in isolation. They are interconnected problems, which means that they require corresponding systemic solutions. Today’s global economy has brought... more...

  • Positional Analysis for Sustainable Developmentby Judy Brown; Peter Soderbaum; Malgorzata Dereniowska

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Climate change, biodiversity loss, pollution of land and water, land-use changes, lack of equality and other problems at local, national and global levels represent a challenge for economics as a social science. Mainstream neoclassical economics may be able to contribute to a more sustainable society but it has also played a dominant role in a period... more...

  • Environmental and Natural Resource Economicsby Jonathan M. Harris; Brian Roach

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Environmental issues are of fundamental importance, and a broad approach to understanding the relationship of the human economy and the natural world is essential. In a rapidly changing policy and scientific context, this new edition of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics reflects an updated perspective on modern environmental topics. ... more...

  • Aquanomicsby Randy Simmons

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Water is becoming increasingly scarce. If recent usage trends continue, shortages are inevitable. Aquanomics discusses some of the instruments and policies that may be implemented to postpone, or even avoid, the onset of water crises. These policies include establishing secure and transferable private water rights and extending these rights to uses... more...

  • Environmental and Economic Impacts of Decarbonizationby Óscar Dejuán; Manfred Lenzen; Maria Ángeles Cadarso

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    On December 12 th , 2015, at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change held in Paris, 195 countries adopted the first-ever universal and legally binding climate deal. They agreed to decarbonize the economy in order to hold the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2ºC relative to the preindustrial levels. Although each country... more...

  • The Good Life Beyond Growthby Hartmut Rosa; Christoph Henning

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Many countries have experienced a decline of economic growth for decades, an effect that was only aggravated by the recent global financial crisis. What if in the 21st century this is no longer an exception, but the general rule? Does an economy without growth necessarily bring hardship and crises, as is often assumed? Or could it be a chance for... more...

  • Understanding Women’s Land Rightsby Prem Chowdhry

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 48.00

    Seeks to evaluate why few women own land, and even fewer effectively control it by relating it to the gender unequal laws/ policies. more...