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  1. The Earthscan Reader on Sustainable Consumption

    By Tim Jackson

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    Sustainable consumption is a controversial concept: politically, socially and intellectually. Consumption drives our economies and defines our lives; making it sustainable is an enormous and essential challenge. The World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002 set in place a 10-year programme of...

    Published October 1st 2006 by Routledge

  2. The Economics of Climate Change

    By Nick Hanley, Anthony D Owen

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    This impressive new collection couldn't come at a better time. With global warming now becoming physically noticeable and the Kyoto treaty stalling in its efforts to get the developed world on board, to take a look at the economic factors of global warming is very much welcome. With contributions...

    Published August 1st 2006 by Routledge

  3. A Short History of the Future

    Surviving the 2030 Spike

    By Colin Mason

    Has the future a future? Are we bringing history to an end? Observing any one of several individual but critical trends suggests that, without rapid and positive action, history may have only a very short way to run. Whether it is the growth of world population, of greenhouse gas concentrations and...

    Published June 1st 2006 by Routledge

  4. Escaping Poverty's Grasp

    The Environmental Foundations of Poverty Reduction

    By David Reed

    Despite decades of macroeconomic reforms, poverty reduction plans and rural growth strategies, poverty is persistent and environmental degradation is accelerating in the developing world. Though traditional economic indicators have improved in some countries, little has worked to open enduring...

    Published June 1st 2006 by Routledge

  5. Economics and Contemporary Land Use Policy

    Development and Conservation at the Rural-Urban Fringe

    Edited by Robert J. Johnston, Stephen K. Swallow

    As external forces increase the demand for land conversion, communities are increasingly open to policies that encourage conservation of farm and forest lands. This interest in conservation notwithstanding, the consequences of land-use policy and the drivers of land conversions are often unclear....

    Published May 17th 2006 by Routledge

  6. The Natural Advantage of Nations

    Business Opportunities, Innovations and Governance in the 21st Century

    By Karlson Hargroves, Michael Harrison Smith

    This book is more than just a 'palliative care' guide for the planet. It is about innovation, solutions, competitiveness and profitability. At work, at home and as members of society, our generation has an opportunity – to be part of the obligation - and an exciting solution in restoring the...

    Published May 1st 2006 by Routledge

  7. Limits to Privatization

    How to Avoid Too Much of a Good Thing - A Report to the Club of Rome

    By Ernst Ulrich von Weizsacker, Matthias Finger, Marianne Beisheim

    Edited by Oran R. Young

    Limits to Privatization is the first thorough audit of privatizations from around the world. It outlines the historical emergence of globalization and liberalization, and from analyses of over 50 case studies of best- and worst-case experiences of privatization, it provides guidance for policy and...

    Published May 1st 2006 by Routledge

  8. Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Goods and Services

    An Input-Output Approach

    By Chris T. Hendrickson, Lester B. Lave, H. Scott Matthews

    Environmental life cycle assessment is often thought of as cradle to grave and therefore as the most complete accounting of the environmental costs and benefits of a product or service. However, as anyone who has done an environmental life cycle assessment knows, existing tools have many problems:...

    Published April 12th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Alternatives for Environmental Valuation

    By Michael Getzner, Clive Spash, Sigrid Stagl

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Environmental cost-benefit analysis was developed by economists in the belief that monetary valuation of the environmental repercussions of economic activity is essential if the "environment " stands any chance of being included in government and business decisions. This volume examines the...

    Published April 6th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Emissions Trading

    Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By T.H. Tietenburg

    First published in 1985, Emissions Trading was a comprehensive review of the first large-scale attempt to use economic incentives in environmental policy in the U.S. and of the empirical and theoretical research on which this approach is based. Since its publication it has consistently been one of...

    Published March 10th 2006 by RFF Press