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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. Climate Economics

    The State of the Art

    By Frank Ackerman, Elizabeth A. Stanton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Climate science paints a bleak picture: The continued growth of greenhouse gas emissions is increasingly likely to cause irreversible and catastrophic effects. Urgent action is needed to prepare for the initial rounds of climatic change, which are already unstoppable. While the opportunity to avert...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Analyzing Global Environmental Issues

    Theoretical and Experimental Applications and their Policy Implications

    Edited by Ariel Dinar, Amnon Rapoport

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    The existence of environmental dilemmas and political conflicts leads us to appreciate the need for individuals and groups to behave strategically in order to achieve their goals and maintain their wellbeing. Global issues such as climate change, resource depletion, and pollution, as well as...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Oligopoly, the Environment and Natural Resources

    By Luca Lambertini

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Industrial production and consumption patterns rely heavily on the intensive use of both renewable and non-renewable resources and the consequences for the environment can be serious. Following a long period of time where the profit incentives of firms have prevailed over preservation of the...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Waste Management in Spatial Environments

    Edited by Alessio D'Amato, Massimiliano Mazzanti, Anna Montini

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    The increasing scarcity of land and the ever-rising amount of waste produced worldwide, coupled with the consequent change of focus by policy makers from waste disposal and recovery to waste prevention is boosting research in the 'economics of waste'. This volume addresses waste-management and...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 1st 2014 by CRC Press

  6. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 1st 2014 by CRC Press

  8. 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 29th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 July 22nd 2014 by Routledge