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21-30 of 40 results in Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics
East Asia and Europe
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
Theory and Empirics
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
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
Agrofuels, unequal exchange and environmental load displacements
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
Confronting the Politics of Scale, Ideology and Knowledge
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
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
Struggles over Land and Material Resources in the Past, Present and Future
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
Fetishism in a Zero-Sum World
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
A Passion for Interdisciplinarity
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
The Lund Discourse of the Future
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
Green Industrial Policy in Emerging Countries
To Be Published May 9th 2015
Green Growth and Low Carbon Development in East Asia
To Be Published May 25th 2015
Biodiversity in the Green Economy
To Be Published June 10th 2015
Post-Kyoto Climate Governance: Confronting the Politics of Scale, Ideology and Knowledge
To Be Published June 12th 2015
The Economics of Green Growth: New indicators for sustainable societies
To Be Published June 25th 2015
Green Jobs for Sustainable Development
To Be Published July 8th 2015
Economics of Feeding the Hungry: Sustainable Intensification and Sustainable Food Security
To Be Published December 1st 2015
The Political Economy of the European Union’s Emissions Trading System
To Be Published February 1st 2016