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  1. Regulating Water and Sanitation for the Poor

    Economic Regulation for Public and Private Partnerships

    Edited by Richard Franceys, Esther Gerlach

    'This excellent book makes a major contribution to the literature on regulation in a pro-poor direction for urban water supply. It is extremely relevant for policy-makers striving to achieve the Millennium Development Goal for halving the share of world's population without access to clean and...

    Published July 31st 2008 by Routledge

  2. Modelling Long-term Scenarios for Low Carbon Societies

    Edited by Neil Strachan, Tim Foxon, Junichi Fujino

    With the ever-increasing impacts of climate change, it is now clear that global society will have to restructure its energy systems in order to decrease carbon emissions. The scenarios under which this transition to low-carbon societies (LCS) could occur would have complex economic, technological,...

    Published June 22nd 2008 by Routledge

  3. Environmental Life Cycle Costing

    By David Hunkeler, Kerstin Lichtenvort, Gerald Rebitzer

    Balances Scientific and Economic Points of View to Thoroughly Address Management Issues Responding to the need for clarification and benchmarks, Environmental Life Cycle Costing provides the fundamental basis on which to establish a definitive methodology. Clearly defining environmental LCC, this...

    Published May 28th 2008 by CRC Press

  4. Poverty Reduction that Works

    Experience of Scaling Up Development Success

    By Paul Steele, Neil Fernando, Maneka Weddikkara

    ?This book provides an excellent framework to analyse the experience of a wide variety of successful initiatives across the world and draws attention to critical issues that practitioners need to think about when designing poverty reduction interventions and scaling up.? Bill Tod, Regional MDG...

    Published May 28th 2008 by Routledge

  5. 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 28th 2008 by Routledge

  6. 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 12th 2008 by Routledge

  7. 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 25th 2007 by CRC Press

  8. 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 19th 2007 by Routledge

  9. 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 19th 2007 by Routledge

  10. 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 17th 2007 by Routledge