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  1. Fish Markets and Fishermen

    The Economics of Overfishing

    By Suzanne Iudicello, Michael Weber, Robert Wieland

    'Part primer, part field report, part textbook, this is an intelligent synthesis pulled together by people who have paid their dues on the front lines of marine conservation.' Carl Safina, Ph.D, author of Song for the Blue Ocean An account of one of the world's crucial resource issues. The authors...

    Published October 1st 1999 by Routledge

  2. Trade Investment and the Environment

    By Halina Ward

    Edited by Duncan Brack

    Series: Trade and Environment Series

    A discussion on the future of trade, investment and the environment. It sets out the trade, investment and environment agenda in the run-up to the Millennium Round of trade negotiations. Topics covered include: building markets for sustainable trade; environmental regulation; finance and...

    Published October 1st 1999 by Routledge

  3. Cool Companies

    How the Best Businesses Boost Profits and Productivity by Cutting Greenhouse Gas Emmissions

    By Joseph J. Romm

    'Cool Companies' turns on its head the idea that measures to avert global warming and climate change will pile massive costs on to the industrial sector. It shows how the smartest companies have been able to make money through the improvements that reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Industry...

    Published August 1st 1999 by Routledge

  4. Policies for Cleaner Technology

    A New Agenda for Government and Industry

    By Tony Clayton, Graham Spinardi, Robin Williams

    Clean technology does not just aim to dilute or detoxify industrial waste. It aims to eliminate it by re-engineering the entire production cycle. As industry is constrained by regulations on the one hand and consumer pressure on the other, energy-efficient, resource-efficient and pollution-free...

    Published July 1st 1999 by Routledge

  5. Productivity in Natural Resource Industries

    Improvement through Innovation

    By R. David Simpson

    Several senior natural resource analysts study the role played by innovation, particularly technological innovation, in the pursuit of heightened productivity. Increasing the output of a given input improves a firm?s bottom line, makes it more competitive internationally, and reduces the potential...

    Published June 2nd 1999 by Routledge

  6. Natural Capital and Human Economic Survival, Second Edition

    By Thomas Prugh, Herman Daly, Robert Goodland, John H Cumberland, Richard B Norgaard

    Series: Ecological Economics

    Most people love nature and consider themselves environmentalists, but nature isn't just pretty and lovable, it is indispensable to our survival and economic activity. That is the most compelling reason for environmental protection.The conventional economic wisdom views land (natural capital) as a...

    Published May 20th 1999 by CRC Press

  7. Discounting and Intergenerational Equity

    By Paul R. Portney, John P. Weyant

    The full effects of decisions made today about many environmental policies -including climate change and nuclear waste- will not be felt for many years. For issues with long-term ramifications, analysts often employ discount rates to compare present and future costs and benefits. This is reasonable...

    Published May 3rd 1999 by Routledge

  8. International Investment and Climate Change

    Energy Technologies for Developing Countries

    By Timothy Forsyth

    This study, based on fieldwork and case studies of southeast Asian countries shows how privatization, investment and new energy technologies can be integrated to combat climate change and provide the maximum return for investors. The author explains what incentives and regulatory structures are...

    Published April 1st 1999 by Routledge

  9. The Natural Wealth of Nations

    Harnessing the Market and the Environment

    By David Roodman

    Every year, the world's governments spend over US $700 billion subsidizing activities that harm the environment. The Natural Wealth of Nations shows how cutting these wasteful subsidies can actually boost the economy, save tax and help the environment. By raising taxes on harmful activities like...

    Published January 1st 1999 by Routledge

  10. Richer Futures

    Fashioning a new politics

    Edited by Ken Worpole

    In every area of life, traditional, centralized party politics has been failing and the seeds of a new form of political life are being sown. This is true in housing, health, education, consumption and transport, where public policy is attracting increasing criticism. In an age of social alienation...

    Published January 1st 1999 by Routledge