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  1. Ecological Economics

    Edited by Clive Spash

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    Edited by a leading scholar in the field, this new four-volume Routledge Major Work brings together canonical and cutting-edge research in ecological economics. In tracing both the development of thought in the field, as well as exploring the most recent scholarship, diverse elements of the rapidly...

    Published June 26th 2009 by Routledge

  2. The Myth of Resource Efficiency

    The Jevons Paradox

    By John M. Polimeni, Kozo Mayumi, Mario Giampietro, Blake Alcott

    Series: Earthscan Research Editions

    'The Jevons Paradox', which was first expressed in 1865 by William Stanley Jevons in relation to use of coal, states that an increase in efficiency in using a resource leads to increased use of that resource rather than to a reduction. This has subsequently been proved to apply not just to fossil...

    Published June 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  3. Carbon Markets

    An International Business Guide

    By Arnaud Brohe, Nick Eyre, Nicholas Howarth

    Series: Environmental Market Insights

    Winner of the Choice Outstanding Academic Titles of 2010 award. This book is a comprehensive and accessible guide to understanding the opportunities offered by regulated and voluntary carbon markets for tackling climate change. Coverage includes: - An overview of the problem of climate change,...

    Published June 9th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Biotechnology and Agricultural Development

    Transgenic Cotton, Rural Institutions and Resource-poor Farmers

    Edited by Rob Tripp

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    This book addresses the continuing controversy over the potential impact of genetically modified (GM) crops in developing countries. Supporters of the technology claim it offers one of the best hopes for increasing agricultural production and reducing rural poverty, while opponents see it as an...

    Published May 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  5. Beyond Developmentality

    Constructing Inclusive Freedom and Sustainability

    By Debal Deb

    History tells us that industrial development with all of its pollution, inequity and exploitation is the inevitable destiny of human societies. Yet is this really the case or are we trapped in a prevailing 'develop-mentality' that demands an endless cycle of inputs, outputs, consumption and waste...

    Published April 7th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Globesity

    A Planet Out of Control?

    By Francis Delpeuch, Bernard Maire, Emmanuel Monnier, Michelle Holdsworth

    Obesity represents one of the major global health challenges of the twenty-first century. Its occurrence has now reached epidemic proportions, not only in industrialized nations, but increasingly in less developed countries too. Written by world-leading specialists in public health nutrition,...

    Published April 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  7. Land Use Problems and Conflicts

    Causes, Consequences and Solutions

    By John C. Bergstrom, Stephen J Goetz, James S. Shortle

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    The causes, consequences and control of land use change have become topics of enormous importance in contemporary society. Not only is urban land use and sprawl a hot-button issue, but issues of rural land use have also been in the headlines. Policy makers and citizens are starting to realize that...

    Published March 25th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Environmental Sustainability

    A Consumption Approach

    By Raghbendra Jha, K.V. Bhanu Murthy

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    With globalization fast becoming an irreversible process, it is necessary to pay increased attention to the implications for environmental sustainability. However, the so-called environmental Kuznets curve (EKC) argument implies that rapid economic growth in many developing countries should be...

    Published March 25th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Environmental Economics for Watershed Restoration

    Edited by Hale W. Thurston, Matthew T. Heberling, Alyse Schrecongost

    Whether addressing pollution problems or helping protect a specific use, watershed associations are finding that the competition for funds is getting harder. While we can grasp the value of our streams for fishing or kayaking and other services, or their cultural value, or their value to an...

    Published March 6th 2009 by CRC Press

  10. Fiscal Space

    Policy Options for Financing Human Development

    Edited by Rathin Roy, Antoine Heuty

    With the deadline for achieving the 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) less than a decade away, the uneven progress is raising important questions about the ability of the international community to 'scale up' its efforts to finance the goals. Securing adequate financing for development has...

    Published February 26th 2009 by Routledge