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  1. 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 15th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 24th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 January 24th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 January 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Environment and Employment

    A Reconciliation

    Edited by Philip Lawn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Mounting evidence suggests that GDP growth is damaging the natural environment and unlikely to be ecologically sustainable in the long-run. At the same time, an annual GDP growth rate of around three percent is regarded as the minimum necessary to prevent unemployment from escalating. Clearly, a...

    Published November 20th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Ecology and Power

    Struggles over Land and Material Resources in the Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Alf Hornborg, Brett Clark, Kenneth Hermele

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Power and social inequality shape patterns of land use and resource management. This book explores this relationship from different perspectives, illuminating the complexity of interactions between human societies and nature. Most of the contributors use the perspective of "political ecology" as a...

    Published October 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Global Ecology and Unequal Exchange

    Fetishism in a Zero-Sum World

    By Alf Hornborg

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    In modern society, we tend to have faith in technology. But is our concept of ‘technology’ itself a cultural illusion? This book challenges the idea that humanity as a whole is united in a common development toward increasingly efficient technologies. Instead it argues that modern technology...

    Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Beyond Reductionism

    A Passion for Interdisciplinarity

    Edited by Katharine Farrell, Tommaso Luzzati, Sybille van den Hove

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    This is a book about the work of scientists in the era of the Anthropocene: where human beings appear to have become a driving force in the evolution of the planet. It is a diverse collection of empirical, methodological and theoretical chapters concerned with the practice of interdisciplinary...

    Published August 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Planet in 2050

    The Lund Discourse of the Future

    Edited by Jill Jäger, Sarah Cornell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    In 2050, the billions of people living on Earth have found a way to manage the planetary system effectively. Everyone has access to adequate food, shelter, and clean water. Human health is no longer considered outside of the health of the ecosystems in which people live. Ecological awareness is an...

    Published July 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Environmental Finance and Development

    By Sanja Tišma, Ana Maria Boromisa, Ana Pavičić Kaselj

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    This book focuses on environmental financing in the process of alignment with the EU. Based on comparative analysis of national environmental strategies and financial needs, and their links with strategic development documents in five selected countries (Bulgaria, Romania, Slovenia, Croatia,...

    Published May 21st 2012 by Routledge