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  1. 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 May 31st 2006 by Routledge

  2. 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 16th 2006 by Routledge

  3. 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 April 30th 2006 by Routledge

  4. 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 April 30th 2006 by Routledge

  5. 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 11th 2006 by Routledge

  6. 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 5th 2006 by Routledge

  7. 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 9th 2006 by RFF Press

  8. Capitalism As If the World Matters

    By Jonathon Porritt

    As our great economic machine grinds relentlessly forward into a future of declining fossil fuel supplies, climate change and ecosystem failure, governments are at long last beginning to question the very structure of the global economy. In this fresh, politically charged analysis, Jonathon Porritt...

    Published September 30th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Trading in Genes

    Development Perspectives on Biotechnology, Trade and Sustainability

    By Vicente Sanchez

    Edited by Ricardo Melendez-Ortiz

    Few scientific developments have given rise to as much controversy as biotechnology. Numerous groups are united in their opposition, expressing concern over environmental and health risks, impacts on rural livelihoods, the economic dominance of multinational companies and the ethical implications...

    Published August 31st 2005 by Routledge

  10. The EU Emissions Trading Scheme

    By Sonja Butzengeiger

    Edited by Axel Michaelowa, Germany

    Series: Climate Policy Series

    This special issue of the Climate Policy journal outlines the fundamentals of the new European Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS), assesses the strategies for and impact of implementation and highlights the scheme's potential, including positive aspects and remaining hurdles. The EU Emission...

    Published August 31st 2005 by Routledge