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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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11-20 of 48 results in Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics
  1. Climate Change and the Private Sector

    Scaling Up Private Sector Response to Climate Change

    By Craig A. Hart

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Climate Change and the Private Sector explores the challenges of transforming our energy infrastructure to become carbon neutral and adapting to climate change in the twenty-first century. It examines the critical role that the private sector must play in these challenges. To transform the global...

    Published July 16th 2013 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 May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Cost-Effective Control of Urban Smog

    The Significance of the Chicago Cap-and-Trade Approach

    By Richard Kosobud, Houston Stokes, Carol Tallarico, Brian Scott

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Containing rigorous hard evidence, this book is of immense practical use to postgraduates, researchers and business communities affected by or working in environmental regulation. The author, a leading name in the environmental economics community, examines the problem of urban smog in cityscapes...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Ecosystem Services and Global Trade of Natural Resources

    Ecology, Economics and Policies

    Edited by Thomas Koellner

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    The utilization of natural resources to satisfy worldwide growing consumption of goods and services has severe ecological consequences. Aside from the projected doubling of food consumption in the next fifty years, the growing trade of biofuels and other commodities is a global challenge as the...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Economics of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Shunsuke Managi

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Ecosystems and biodiversity have been degraded over decades due to human activities. One of the critical causes is market failure: the current market only accounts tangible resources and neglects intangible functions, such as climate control and natural hazard mitigation. Under such circumstances...

    Published September 9th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Forests and Development

    Local, National and Global Issues

    By Philippe Delacote

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    This book is a fully up to date study of the major issues facing forest conservation and the forestry industry, which considers developments at local, national and global levels. Environmental and development topics relating to each level are discussed – for instance, the use of forest products in...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Ecological Economics and Industrial Ecology

    A Case Study of the Integrated Product Policy of the European Union

    By Jakub Kronenberg

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Holistic in approach and rooted in the real world Ecological Economics and Industrial Ecology presents a new way of looking at environmental policy; exploring the relationship between ecological economics and industrial ecology. Concentrating on the conceptual background of ecological economics...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Modeling Environment-Improving Technological Innovations under Uncertainty

    Edited by Alexander Golub, Anil Markandya

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    The issues of technology and uncertainty are very much at the heart of the policy debate of how much to control greenhouse gas emissions. The costs of doing so are present and high while the benefits are very much in the future and, most importantly, they are highly uncertain. Whilst there is broad...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Ethics and Politics of Environmental Cost-Benefit Analysis

    By Karine Nyborg

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Putting a price tag on the environment is controversial. This book discusses ethical and political aspects of environmental cost-benefit analysis: why controversies must be expected, why they should be taken seriously, and how they can be handled in practice. Cost-benefit analysis is commonly...

    Published May 13th 2012 by Routledge