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  1. 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 17th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 17th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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