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  1. Green Industrial Policy in Emerging Countries

    Edited by Anna Pegels

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    For decades, governments have tried to foster industrial competitiveness and economic growth. Many instruments are known to work, and many lessons have been learned. However, humanity is increasingly feeling the effects of natural resource depletion. The rate of this depletion is deeply...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Peak Oil, Climate Change, and the Limits to China’s Economic Growth

    By Minqi Li

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    This book studies the limits imposed by the depletion of fossil fuels and the requirements of climate stabilization on economic growth with a focus on China. The book intends to examine the potentials of various energy resources, including oil, natural gas, coal, nuclear, wind, solar, and other...

    Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Sustainable Economics of Elinor Ostrom

    Commons, contestation and craft

    By Derek Wall

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Elinor Ostrom’s Nobel Prize-winning work on common pool property rights has implications for some of the most pressing sustainability issues of the twenty-first century — from tackling climate change to maintaining cyberspace. In this book, Derek Wall critically examines Ostrom’s work, while...

    Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Greening the Economy

    Integrating economics and ecology to make effective change

    By Robert B. Williams

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Professor Bob Williams examines the essential elements that give ecosystems their durability. These key characteristics are: self-regulating cycles of key materials, a plentiful and durable energy source, an ability to adjust to changing circumstances, and the capacity for resiliency in the face of...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Green Fiscal Mechanism and Reform for Low Carbon Development

    East Asia and Europe

    Edited by Akihisa Mori, Paul Ekins, Stefan Speck, Soo-Cheol Lee, Kazuhiro Ueta

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    This book reviews how far East Asian nations have implemented green fiscal reform, and show how they can advance carbon-energy tax reform to realize low carbon development, with special reference to European policy and experience. East Asian nations are learning European experiences to adopt them...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Waste and Recycling

    Theory and Empirics

    By Takayoshi Shinkuma, Shunsuke Managi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    As "business as usual" has become the mantra of today's world, it's unlikely to see a decrease in hazardous waste generated from greater economic growth. Written by renowned experts, the book suggests a solution, supported by theoretical arguments to this waste problem. The book discusses how main...

    Published September 12th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Frontiers of Environmental Input-Output Analysis

    By Shigemi Kagawa

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Input-Output Analysis (IOA) is widely used in the field of ecological economics, industrial ecology, and environmental sciences. Industrial Ecology (IE) and Ecological Economics (EE) are promising and growing fields. IOA plays a crucial role in analyzing the related environmental and resource...

    Published September 12th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Appropriation of Ecological Space

    Agrofuels, unequal exchange and environmental load displacements

    By Kenneth Hermele

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Although it is recognised that Thomas Robert Malthus was wrong when he posited a contradiction between population increase and agricultural growth, there are increasing signs that he could be proved right in the future. Perhaps Malthus was too late and too early in his prediction? He was too late...

    Published July 16th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Waste Management in Spatial Environments

    Edited by Alessio D'Amato, Massimiliano Mazzanti, Anna Montini

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    The increasing scarcity of land and the ever-rising amount of waste produced worldwide, coupled with the consequent change of focus by policy makers from waste disposal and recovery to waste prevention is boosting research in the 'economics of waste'. This volume addresses waste-management and...

    Published May 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Good Governance, Scale and Power

    A Case Study of North Sea Fisheries

    By Liza Griffin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    In recent years there have been several alarming predictions about the future of the planet’s fish stocks. As a result, many national governments and supranational institutions, including the European Union, have instituted reforms designed to mitigate the crisis. This book examines the discourse...

    Published January 23rd 2013 by Routledge