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  1. Economic Development, Climate Change, and the Environment

    Edited by Ajit Sinha, Siddhartha Mitra

    With contributions from renowned economists, scientists and environmentalists, this book examines the problem of environmental degradation and its relationship with economic development....

    Published January 14th 2007 by Routledge India

  2. The Economics of Biodiversity Conservation

    Valuation in Tropical Forest Ecosystems

    By K.N Ninan

    Economic valuation of biodiversity and ecosystem services is possibly the most powerful tool for halting the loss of biodiversity while maintaining incomes and livelihoods. Yet rarely have such approaches been applied to tropical forest ?hotspots?, which house the vast majority of the planets plant...

    Published November 30th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Energy from the Desert

    Feasability of Very Large Scale Power Generation (VLS-PV)

    Edited by Kosuke Kurokawa

    The world's deserts are sufficiently large that, in theory, covering a fraction of their landmass with PV systems could generate many times the current primary global energy supply. This Energy from the Desert volume examines and evaluates the potential of very large scale photovoltaic power...

    Published November 30th 2006 by Routledge

  4. The Gene Revolution

    GM Crops and Unequal Development

    Edited by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

    Whether or not to embrace GM technologies is a fundamental and politically charged question facing humanity in the 21st century, particularly in light of rapidly growing populations and the unknown future impacts of climate change. The Gene Revolution is the first book to bridge the gap between...

    Published November 30th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Globalisation of Water: Opportunities and Threats of Virtual Water Trade

    PhD: UNESCO-IHE Institute, Delft

    By A.K. Chapagain

    The river basin is no longer the appropriate spatial unit for analysing water problems. With increasing trade between nations and continents, water is more and more often used to produce goods that are exported. This book analyses this issue for the first time on a global scale. It addresses...

    Published November 1st 2006 by CRC Press

  6. Free Market Missionaries

    The Corporate Manipulation of Community Values

    By Sharon Beder

    In her recent book Suiting Themselves, bestselling author Sharon Beder exposed how the global corporate elite have brazenly rewritten the rules of the global economy to line their pockets. In this new book she trains her sights on the insidious underbelly of this global trend to show how they have...

    Published September 30th 2006 by Routledge

  7. 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 September 30th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Emissions Trading and Competitiveness

    Allocations, Incentives and Industrial Competitiveness under the EU Emissions Trading Scheme

    By Michael Grubb

    Edited by Karsten Neuhoff

    Series: Climate Policy Series

    Complying with the forthcoming tightening of CO2 emission allocations in the EU may mean big bills for the industries affected. In this special issue of Climate Policy journal, leading experts examine the impacts on competitiveness and the commercial incentives available from the CO2 allowance...

    Published August 31st 2006 by Routledge

  9. 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 July 31st 2006 by Routledge

  10. 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 May 31st 2006 by Routledge