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  1. The Triple Bottom Line

    Does It All Add Up

    Edited by Adrian Henriques, Julie Richardson

    The concept of the 'triple bottom line' (TBL) - the idea that business activity can simultaneously deliver financial, social and environmental benefits - was introduced in the early 1990s. A decade on, The Triple Bottom Line: Does it All Add Up? brings together the world's leading experts on...

    Published February 1st 2004 by Routledge

  2. Private Rights in Public Resources

    Equity and Property Allocation in Market-Based Environmental Policy

    By Professor Leigh Raymond

    Privatizing public resources by creating stronger property rights, including so-called rights to pollute, is an increasingly popular environmental policy option. While advocates of this type of market-based environmental policy tend to focus on its efficiency and ecological implications, such...

    Published October 28th 2003 by RFF Press

  3. China's Forests

    Global Lessons from Market Reforms

    Edited by William F. Hyde

    International concerns about greenhouse gases and threats to biodiversity, as well as regional concerns about water supply, erosion control, watersheds, and local economic well-being make the study of forest policy more important than ever before. Understanding the factors that affect the forest...

    Published October 7th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Energy from the Desert

    Practical Proposals for Very Large Scale Photovoltaic Systems

    Edited by Kosuke Kurokawa, Keiichi Komoto, Peter van der Vleuten, David Faiman

    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. The third book in the Energy from the Desert series examines the socio-economic, environmental and financial issues...

    Published October 1st 2003 by Routledge

  5. Trading in Knowledge

    Development Perspectives on TRIPS, Trade and Sustainability

    By Graham Dutfield

    Edited by Christophe Bellmann, Ricardo Melendez-Ortiz

    An unprecedented surge in the scope and level of intellectual property rights (IPR) protection has been engulfing the world. This globalizing trend has shifted the balance of interests between private innovators and society at large and tensions have flared around key public policy concerns. As...

    Published October 1st 2003 by Routledge

  6. Eco-Economy

    Building an Economy for the Earth

    By Lester R. Brown

    In 1543, Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus challenged the view that the sun revolved around the earth, arguing instead that the earth revolved around the sun. His paper led to a revolution in thinking. In Lester Brown's brilliant and invigorating account of the industrial economy, he shows how...

    Published June 1st 2003 by Routledge

  7. Capturing Carbon and Conserving Biodiversity

    The Market Approach

    Edited by Ian Swingland

    For decades conservation has been based on the donor-driven principle. It hasn't worked. For centuries, environmental pollution or degradation has been addressed by the same attitude: the 'Polluter Pays' principle. That hasn't worked either. The cycle has to stop. But while everyone talks about...

    Published May 1st 2003 by Routledge

  8. Oil Wealth and the Fate of the Forest

    A Comparative Study of Eight Tropical Countries

    By Sven Wunder

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Reduction in the size of the world's remaining rainforests is an issue of huge importance for all societies. This new book - an analysis of the impact of oil wealth on tropical deforestation in South America, Africa and Asia - takes a much more analytical approach than the usual fare of...

    Published April 24th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Making Global Trade Work for People

    By Kamal Malhotra

    The world's trade regime is promoted by international agencies and most governments as the best way to lift the poor out of poverty and achieve sustainable development. But does it contribute to human development or not? This reassessment looks in detail at the way it has worked under the GATT and...

    Published March 1st 2003 by Routledge

  10. Measuring Sustainability

    Learning From Doing

    By Simon Bell, Stephen Morse

    ' Measuring the sustainability of development is crucial to achieving it, and is one of the most actively studied issues in the area. To date, most studies of measurements or indicators have been largely theoretical. However, this book, a follow-on to Bell and Morse's highly influential...

    Published March 1st 2003 by Routledge