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  1. UN Millennium Development Library: Investing in Development

    A Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals

    By Jeffrey D. Sachs, The UN Millennium Project

    The Millennium Development Goals, adopted at the UN Millennium Summit in 2000, are the world's targets for dramatically reducing extreme poverty in its many dimensions by 2015 income poverty, hunger, disease, exclusion, lack of infrastructure and shelter?while promoting gender equality, education,...

    Published June 1st 2005 by Routledge

  2. Infrastructures of Consumption

    Environmental Innovation in the Utility Industries

    By Bas Van Vliet, Heather Chappells, Elizabeth Shove

    For many years, a uniform and uncontested picture of utility system organization has endured across Europe. Provider and consumer roles have been largely taken for granted, and consumers have had little choice but to use the infrastructure of the only network provider available. Recent...

    Published May 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  3. National Environmental Accounting

    Bridging the Gap between Ecology and Economy

    By Joy E Hecht

    This book presents national environmental, or 'green' accounting as it has developed in Europe and other parts of the world. It introduces the most recent methods developed through the United Nations Statistical Department and other international organizations, but bridges the gap between the...

    Published January 25th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Economics and Ecological Risk Assessment

    Applications to Watershed Management

    Edited by Randall J. F. Bruins, Matthew T. Heberling

    Series: Environmental and Ecological Risk Assessment

    With contributions from a wide array of economists, ecologists, and government agency professionals, Economics and Ecological Risk Assessment: Applications to Watershed Management provides a multidisciplinary approach to environmental decision-making at a watershed level. It introduces the fields...

    Published December 28th 2004 by CRC Press

  5. The Economics of Groundwater Remediation and Protection

    By Paul E. Hardisty, Ece Ozdemiroglu

    Series: Integrative Studies in Water Management & Land Deve

    Economic literature is often too theoretical for engineers and policymakers to put into practical use, while scientific literature on the remediation of contaminated aquifers rarely considers costs and benefits. Written by a hydrogeologist and an economist, The Economics of Groundwater Remediation...

    Published December 20th 2004 by CRC Press

  6. New Approaches on Energy and the Environment

    Policy Advice for the President

    Edited by Richard D. Professor Morgenstern, Paul Professor Portney

    Written by economists and policy analysts at Resources for the Future, a Washington, DC, think tank with a tradition for independent, objective research, this collection of twenty-five 'memos to the President' offers constructive policy options for the elected administration on critical challenges...

    Published November 18th 2004 by Routledge

  7. International Investment for Sustainable Development

    Balancing Rights and Rewards

    Edited by Lyuba Zarsky

    International Investment for Sustainable Development critically examines the interface between sustainability, development, and the governance of international investment. It challenges the conventional view that foreign direct investment is a 'miracle drug' for developing countries and exposes...

    Published November 1st 2004 by Routledge

  8. Choosing Environmental Policy

    Comparing Instruments and Outcomes in the United States and Europe

    Edited by Winston Professor Harrington, Richard D. Professor Morgenstern, Thomas Professor Sterner

    The two distinct approaches to environmental policy include direct regulation-sometimes called 'command and control' policies-and regulation by economic, or market-based incentives. This book is the first to compare the costs and outcomes of these approaches by examining realworld applications. In...

    Published September 16th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Municipalities and Finance

    A Sourcebook for Capacity Building

    By Nick Devas

    Edited by Ian Blore, Richard Slater

    Series: Municipal Capacity Building Series

    Finance is a critical issue for municipal governments around the world, and a major constraint on the delivery of pro-poor services at the local level. In many countries, decentralisation has brought the issue of municipal finance to the fore. This sourcebook provides a framework for analysing...

    Published September 1st 2004 by Routledge

  10. Renewable Energy in Europe

    Building Markets and Capacity

    By European Renewable Energy Council (Erec)

    Prepared by the European Renewable Energy Council (EREC), this work examines the current status, potential and trends associated with renewable energy technologies, covering biomass, geothermal energy, solar thermal, solar photovoltaic, small hydro and wind. Individual chapters are dedicated to...

    Published May 1st 2004 by Routledge