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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 136 new and published books in the subject of Ecological Economics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Nuclear Waste Management and Legitimacy

    Nihilism and Responsibility

    By Mats Andrén

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Nuclear technology places special demands on society and both nuclear weapons and nuclear energy for peaceful purposes require a large measure of security and monitoring at the international level. This book focuses on nuclear waste management, which can work in democratic countries only if viewed...

    Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Improving Global Environmental Governance

    Best Practices for Architecture and Agency

    Edited by Norichika Kanie, Steinar Andresen, Peter M. Haas

    Series: Routledge Research in Global Environmental Governance

    The experience of environmental governance is approached in Improving Global Environmental Governance from the unique perspective of actor configuration and embedded networks of actors, which are areas of emerging importance. The chapters look at existing Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. An Introduction to Ecological Economics, Second Edition

    By Robert Costanza, John H Cumberland, Herman Daly, Robert Goodland, Richard B Norgaard, Ida Kubiszewski, Carol Franco

    From Empty-World Economics to Full-World Economics Ecological economics explores new ways of thinking about how we manage our lives and our planet to achieve a sustainable, equitable, and prosperous future. Ecological economics extends and integrates the study and management of both "nature's...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Degrowth

    A Vocabulary for a New Era

    Edited by Giacomo D'Alisa, Federico Demaria, Giorgos Kallis

    Degrowth is a rejection of the illusion of growth and a call to repoliticize the public debate colonized by the idiom of economism. It is a project advocating the democratically-led shrinking of production and consumption with the aim of achieving social justice and ecological sustainability. This...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. A Brighter Future

    Improving the Standard of Living Now and for the Next Generation

    By Richard P. F. Holt, Daphne Greenwood

    As the United States continues its slow climb out of the Great Recession, it is important to focus on new directions to improve the standard of living in America. This book explores what is behind a faltering standard of living in the United States since the early 1980s and what can be done to...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Production, Growth, and the Environment

    An Economic Approach

    By William L. Weber

    Written in a way that facilitates understanding of complex concepts, laws, and policy, Production, Growth, and the Environment: An Economic Approach explores how economic growth usually makes people better off, but also asks at what environmental cost? These costs are not often realized until after...

    Published September 2nd 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Redefining Prosperity

    Edited by Isabelle Cassiers

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Society today faces a difficult contradiction: we know exactly how the physical limits of our planet are being reached and exactly why we cannot go on as we have before – and yet, collectively, we seem unable to reach crucial decisions for our future in a timely way. This book argues that our...

    Published July 30th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Carbon Governance, Climate Change and Business Transformation

    Edited by Adam Bumpus, James Tansey, Blas Luis Pérez Henríquez, Chukwumerije Okereke

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    Transformation to a low carbon economy is a central tenet to any discussion on the solutions to the complex challenges of climate change and energy security. Despite advances in policy, carbon management and continuing development of clean technology, fundamental business transformation has not...

    Published July 28th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Complexity and Sustainability

    By Jennifer Wells

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Complex dynamic system studies have been studied explicitly in the natural sciences, and most only implicitly throughout other fields. Yet much great social theory and philosophy is in fact based in complexity, and important concepts like postmodernism, risk, and collapse all stem from complexity....

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governance

    Edited by Jean-Frédéric Morin, Amandine Orsini

    Aligning global governance to the challenges of sustainability is one of the most urgent environmental issues to be addressed. This book is a timely and up-to-date compilation of the main pieces of the global environmental governance puzzle. The book is comprised of 101 entries, each defining a...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge