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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. Biotechnology and Agricultural Development

    Transgenic Cotton, Rural Institutions and Resource-poor Farmers

    Edited by Rob Tripp

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    This book addresses the continuing controversy over the potential impact of genetically modified (GM) crops in developing countries. Supporters of the technology claim it offers one of the best hopes for increasing agricultural production and reducing rural poverty, while opponents see it as an...

    Published May 21st 2009 by Routledge

  2. Land Use Problems and Conflicts

    Causes, Consequences and Solutions

    By John C. Bergstrom, Stephen J Goetz, James S. Shortle

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    The causes, consequences and control of land use change have become topics of enormous importance in contemporary society. Not only is urban land use and sprawl a hot-button issue, but issues of rural land use have also been in the headlines. Policy makers and citizens are starting to realize that...

    Published March 24th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Environmental Sustainability

    A Consumption Approach

    By Raghbendra Jha, K.V. Bhanu Murthy

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    With globalization fast becoming an irreversible process, it is necessary to pay increased attention to the implications for environmental sustainability. However, the so-called environmental Kuznets curve (EKC) argument implies that rapid economic growth in many developing countries should be...

    Published March 24th 2009 by Routledge

  4. The Economics of Climate Change

    By Nick Hanley, Anthony D Owen

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    This impressive new collection couldn't come at a better time. With global warming now becoming physically noticeable and the Kyoto treaty stalling in its efforts to get the developed world on board, to take a look at the economic factors of global warming is very much welcome. With contributions...

    Published July 31st 2006 by Routledge

  5. Alternatives for Environmental Valuation

    By Michael Getzner, Clive Spash, Sigrid Stagl

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Environmental cost-benefit analysis was developed by economists in the belief that monetary valuation of the environmental repercussions of economic activity is essential if the "environment " stands any chance of being included in government and business decisions. This volume examines the...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Greenhouse Economics

    Value and Ethics

    By Clive Spash

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Examining one of the most crucial issues in the modern world: human induced climate change, here Clive Spash provides a refreshing interdisciplinary perspective, pulling together strands of natural science, economics and ethics. Described by John Gowdy as ‘the best exposition to date on the...

    Published June 8th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Oil Wealth and the Fate of the Forest

    A Comparative Study of Eight Tropical Countries

    By Sven Wunder

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Reduction in the size of the world's remaining rainforests is an issue of huge importance for all societies. This new book - an analysis of the impact of oil wealth on tropical deforestation in South America, Africa and Asia - takes a much more analytical approach than the usual fare of...

    Published April 23rd 2003 by Routledge

  8. The Origins of Ecological Economics

    The Bioeconomics of Georgescu-Roegen

    By Kozo Mayumi

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen deserves to be called the father of ecological economics. This book connects Georgescu-Roegen's earlier work such as consumer choice theory and a critique of Leontief's dynamic model, with his later ambitious attempt to reformulate the economic process as 'bioeconomics', a...

    Published July 25th 2001 by Routledge