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Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

Series Editor: Nick Hanley

Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics was established in 2001 and has since provided a key port of call for leading research in the field. As well as the core discipline of environmental economics, the remit of the series extends to natural resources, ecological economics, environmental studies and environmental science, with issues explored including energy, permit trading, valuation, taxation and climate change. The series is edited by Nick Hanley of the University of Stirling.

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1-10 of 49 results in Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics
  1. Analyzing Global Environmental Issues

    Theoretical and Experimental Applications and their Policy Implications

    Edited by Ariel Dinar, Amnon Rapoport

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    The existence of environmental dilemmas and political conflicts leads us to appreciate the need for individuals and groups to behave strategically in order to achieve their goals and maintain their wellbeing. Global issues such as climate change, resource depletion, and pollution, as well as...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Oligopoly, the Environment and Natural Resources

    By Luca Lambertini

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Industrial production and consumption patterns rely heavily on the intensive use of both renewable and non-renewable resources and the consequences for the environment can be serious. Following a long period of time where the profit incentives of firms have prevailed over preservation of the...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Implementing a US Carbon Tax

    Challenges and Debates

    Edited by Ian Parry, Adele Morris, Roberton C. Williams III

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Although the future extent and effects of global climate change remain uncertain, the expected damages are not zero, and risks of serious environmental and macroeconomic consequences rise with increasing atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations. Despite the uncertainties, reducing emissions now...

    Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Is the Environment a Luxury?

    An Inquiry into the relationship between environment and income

    Edited by Silvia Tiezzi, Chiara Martini

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    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...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Environmental Policies for Air Pollution and Climate Change in the New Europe

    By Caterina De Lucia

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    The interlinked issues of air pollution and energy policies in an enlarged Europe are currently subjects of major interest in economic, environmental, geography and regional sciences. This interest is understandable given the considerable consequences on human health and on climate change issues at...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Government and the Environment

    The Role of the Modern State in the Face of Global Challenges

    Edited by Laura Castellucci

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    In the today’s global "commercial society" an inquiry into the economic role of government is gaining momentum. Many crucial goods for the wellbeing of a society are not "commercial", national security and clean air are great examples. This means that the economic role of government is not limited...

    Published June 5th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Preference Data for Environmental Valuation

    Combining Revealed and Stated Approaches

    Edited by John Whitehead, Tim Haab, Ju-Chin Huang

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    The monetary valuation of environmental goods and services has evolved from a fringe field of study in the late 1970s and early 1980s to a primary focus of environmental economists over the past decade. Despite its rapid growth, practitioners of valuation techniques often find themselves defending...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Future of Helium as a Natural Resource

    Edited by William J. Nuttall, Richard Clarke, Bartek Glowacki

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    The book reveals the changing dynamics of the helium industry on both the supply-side and the demand-side. The helium industry has a long-term future and this important gas will have a role to play for many decades to come. Major new users of helium are expected to enter the market, especially in...

    Published March 28th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Carbon Markets or Climate Finance?

    Low Carbon and Adaptation Investment Choices for the Developing World

    Edited by Axel Michaelowa

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    This book builds on a decade-long experience with mechanisms provided by the Kyoto Protocol and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. It discusses the challenges of climate finance in the context of the post-Copenhagen negotiations and provides a long-term outlook of how climate finance in...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Sustainable Energy

    Edited by Klaus D. John, Dirk Rübbelke

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Rising fuel prices during recent years and the threat of global warming have reinforced public and scientific interest in the issue of sustainable energy, with the term sustainability understood as having economic, environmental and social dimensions. Renewable energy is seen as an effective means...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Opportunity of Bioelectricity
    By Johan Albrecht
    To Be Published September 1st 2015

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