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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Environmental and Natural Resources Economics

    Theory, Policy and the Sustainable Society, 3rd Edition

    By Steven C. Hackett

    This new edition of "Environmental and Natural Resources Economics" provides an accessible yet rigorous treatment of the subject, including the economics of sustainability. The new edition has been updated extensively throughout. A new chapter has been added on fisheries economics and policy, and...

    Published May 14th 2006 by Routledge