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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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31-40 of 48 results in Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics
  1. Benefits of Environmental Policy

    Conference Volume of the 6th Chemnitz Symposium 'Europe and Environment'

    Edited by Klaus Dieter John, Dirk Rübbelke

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Environmental policy may produce effects which go beyond the scope of the specific policy’s initial aim. Reforestation, for example, generates positive benefits not only in the shape of climate protection but also in the shape of the combat of biodiversity loss and it may also raise the...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Permit Trading in Different Applications

    Edited by Bernd Hansjürgens, Ralf Antes, Marianne Strunz

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Permit trading is an environmental policy instrument that has received increasing levels of attention over recent years. Coming from the field of air quality management, with the European CO2 emissions trading system being the most prominent example, it enters new fields of application, such as...

    Published June 15th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Arctic Oil and Gas

    Sustainability at Risk?

    Edited by Aslaug Mikkelsen, Oluf Langhelle

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    This book analyzes the expanding oil and gas activities in the Arctic from the perspective of Sustainable Development (SD) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The focus is on the territories of the Arctic rim where the current and future oil and gas activities in the Arctic are and will be...

    Published February 17th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Agrobiodiversity Conservation and Economic Development

    Edited by Andreas Kontoleon, Unai Pascual, Melinda Smale

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    This book reflects current developments in the economics of agrobiodiversity and focuses its attention on the role agrobiodiversity can have for economic development. As a new and rapidly expanding subfield at the interface of environmental/ecological, agricultural and development economics, the...

    Published February 17th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Economic Analysis of Land Use in Global Climate Change Policy

    Edited by Thomas W. Hertel, Steven K. Rose, Richard S. J. Tol

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Land has long been overlooked in economics. That is now changing. A substantial part of the solution to the climate crisis may lie in growing crops for fuel and using trees for storing carbon. This book investigates the potential of these options to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, estimates the...

    Published November 30th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Renewable Energy from Forest Resources in the United States

    Edited by Barry Solomon, Valerie A. Luzadis

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Interest in biomass energy resources from forests, farms and other sources has been rapidly increasing in recent years because of growing concern with reducing carbon dioxide emissions and developing alternatives to increasingly scarce, expensive and insecure oil supplies. The uniqueness of this...

    Published November 30th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Avoided Deforestation

    Prospects for Mitigating Climate Change

    Edited by Charles Palmer, Stefanie Engel

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Avoided deforestation can be characterized as the use of financial incentives to reduce rates of deforestation and forest degradation, with much of the focus on forests in tropical countries. While avoided deforestation, as a policy issue, is not new, the current debate in academic and policy...

    Published November 30th 2010 by Routledge

  8. The Taxation of Petroleum and Minerals

    Principles, Problems and Practice

    Edited by Philip Daniel, Michael Keen, Charles McPherson

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    There are few areas of economic policy-making in which the returns to good decisions are so high—and the punishment of bad decisions so cruel—as in the management of natural resource wealth. Rich endowments of oil, gas and minerals have set some countries on courses of sustained and robust...

    Published April 14th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Environmental Economics, Experimental Methods

    By Todd L. Cherry, Stephan Kroll, Jason F. Shogren

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    The experimental method is one commonly applied to issues of environmental economics; this book brings together 63 leading researchers in the area and their latest work exploring the behavioural underpinnings of experimental environmental economics. The essays in this volume will be...

    Published September 17th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Game Theory and Policy Making in Natural Resources and the Environment

    Edited by Ariel Dinar, José Albiac, Joaquín Sánchez-Soriano

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Game Theory has become one of the main analytical tools for addressing strategic issues in the field of economics and is increasing its influence in other fields of social sciences. With the increased level of extraction of natural resources and pollution of environments, game theory gains its...

    Published September 17th 2009 by Routledge