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  1. Green Jobs for Sustainable Development

    By Ana-Maria Boromisa, Sanja Tišma, Anastasya Raditya Ležaić

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    A ‘green economy’ must be built on ‘green jobs’ - the kind of employment that is low carbon, intended to reduce energy use and expected to restore environmental quality. But attempts to define exactly what a ‘green job’ is have led to varied and often contradictory answers. There are many...

    Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Economics of Green Growth

    New indicators for sustainable societies

    Edited by Shunsuke Managi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    The Economics of Green Growth investigates the possibility of creating an integrated indicator covering three pillars of sustainable development: economy, society and the environment. The excessive pursuit of economic efficiency has resulted in severe environmental problems such as climate change...

    Published June 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Biodiversity in the Green Economy

    Edited by Alexandros Gasparatos, Katherine J. Willis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    In the past decade, the growing realization that biodiversity and human wellbeing are inextricably linked has led to the adoption of numerous environmental policies. The concept of the Green Economy has gained particular attention as an economic system where growth is possible within environmental...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Energy Security for the EU in the 21st Century

    Markets, Geopolitics and Corridors

    Edited by José María Marín Quemada, Javier García-Verdugo, Gonzalo Escribano

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Recent developments like the rising trend in crude oil price, the international economic crisis, the civil revolts in Northern Africa and the Middle East, the nuclear threat in Japan after the tsunami, the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the economic growth of emerging countries like China and...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Post-Kyoto Climate Governance

    Confronting the Politics of Scale, Ideology and Knowledge

    By Asim Zia

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    In the midst of human-induced global climate change, powerful industrialized nations and rapidly industrializing nations are still heavily dependent on fossil fuels. Even if we arrive at a Hubbert’s peak for oil extraction in the 21st century, the availability of technologically recoverable coal...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Green Growth and Low Carbon Development in East Asia

    Edited by Fumikazu Yoshida, Akihisa Mori

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    The concept of green growth, coupled with one of green economy and low carbon development, is a global concern especially in the face of the multiple crises that the world has faced in recent years - climate, oil, food, and financial crises. In East Asia, this concept is regarded as the key in...

    Published May 19th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Environmental Challenges and Governance

    Diverse perspectives from Asia

    Edited by Sacchidananda Mukherjee, Debashis Chakraborty

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    The economies located in East, South and Southeast Asia have witnessed an interesting growth-sustainability trade-off over the last decades. While growth considerations have paved ways for deepened ties with growing trade-investment waves and increasing population pressure necessitated exploitation...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Climate Economics

    The State of the Art

    By Frank Ackerman, Elizabeth A. Stanton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Climate science paints a bleak picture: The continued growth of greenhouse gas emissions is increasingly likely to cause irreversible and catastrophic effects. Urgent action is needed to prepare for the initial rounds of climatic change, which are already unstoppable. While the opportunity to avert...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 March 4th 2015 by Routledge