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  1. Water as a Human Right for the Middle East and North Africa

    Edited by Asit K. Biswas, Eglal Rached, Cecilia Tortajada

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    Access to safe drinking water and proper sanitation is essential for human survival and for maintenance of a decent quality of life. Currently, more than a billion people do not have access to safe drinking water and more than two billion people lack proper sanitation. In 1992, the United...

    Published April 29th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Frontiers in Resource and Rural Economics

    "Human-Nature, Rural-Urban Interdependencies"

    Edited by Wu JunJie, Paul W Barkley, Bruce A Weber

    Most land in the United States is in rural areas, as are the sources of most of its fresh water and almost all its other natural resources. One of the first books to approach resource economics and rural studies as fundamentally interconnected areas of study, Frontiers in Resource and Rural...

    Published February 13th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Economics of Environment and Development

    Edited by Pushpam Kumar

    Designed specifically for students of economics, business economics, and allied areas at the undergraduate and postgraduate level, this book includes specially contributed articles by acknowledged experts of the discipline from all over the world. It covers critical areas like theory of...

    Published December 26th 2007 by CRC Press

  4. The Jevons Paradox and the Myth of Resource Efficiency Improvements

    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 December 20th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Sustainable Consumer Services

    Business Solutions for Household Markets

    By Minna Halme, Gabriele Hrauda, Christine Jasch, Jaap Kortman, Helga Jonuschat, Michael Scharp, Daniela Velte, Paula Trindade

    The goal for consumer oriented business should be to make a profit and to do it without costing the Earth. Yet exactly how to satisfy the needs and wants of consumers without contributing to environmental degradation is proving to be the essential, but elusive goal for businesses in the 21st...

    Published December 20th 2007 by Routledge

  6. State of the World 2008

    Ideas and Opportunities for Sustainable Economies, 25th Edition

    By Worldwatch Institute

    The environmentalist's bible' Times Higher Education Supplement. 'Essential reading' The Good Book Guide. 'The most comprehensive, up-to-date, and accessible summaries ... on the global environment' E. O. Wilson, Pulitzer Prize winner. Celebrating its 25th year of publication, State of the World...

    Published December 18th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Valuation of Ecological Resources

    Integration of Ecology and Socioeconomics in Environmental Decision Making

    By Ralph G. Stahl, Jr., Lawrence A. Kapustka, Wayne R. Munns, Jr., Randall J. F. Bruins

    Choosing the optimal management option requires environmental risk managers and decision makers to evaluate diverse, and not always congruent, needs and interests of multiple stakeholders. Understanding the trade-offs of different options as well as their legal, economic, scientific, and...

    Published November 19th 2007 by CRC Press

  8. Environmental Economics

    Critical Concepts in the Environment

    Edited by Chuck Mason, Erwin Bulte

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    Environmental economics is dedicated to the analysis of externalities (i.e. the side-effects or consequences of industrial or commercial activities that are not reflected in market prices), including the characterization of possible manifestations, appropriate policy remedies, measurement of the...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Routledge

  9. Food, Energy, and Society, Third Edition

    Edited by David Pimentel, Ph.D., Marcia H. Pimentel, M.S.

    Since the publication of the first edition of Food, Energy, and Society, the world’s natural resources have become even more diminished due to the rapid expansion of the global human population. We are faced with dwindling food supplies in certain geographic areas, increasing pressure on energy...

    Published October 4th 2007 by CRC Press

  10. Democratizing Technology

    Risk, Responsibility and the Regulation of Chemicals

    By Anne Chapman

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    Democratizing Technology provides a much-needed fresh perspective on the regulation of chemicals, and an important contribution to green thinking about technology.Caroline Lucas, Green Party MEP. This book is an excellent critique of the current risk-based approach to technology. By exploring the...

    Published September 25th 2007 by Routledge