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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 134 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. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Creating a Sustainable Economy

    An Institutional and Evolutionary Approach to Environmental Policy

    Edited by Gerardo Marletto

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    This book is designed for those scholars, students, policy-makers – or just curious readers – who are looking for heterodox thinking on the issue of environmental economics and policy. Contributions to this book draw on multiple streams of institutional and evolutionary economics and help build an...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Is the Environment a Luxury?

    An Inquiry into the relationship between environment and income

    Edited by Silvia Tiezzi, Chiara Martini

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    The purpose of this collection of essays is to shed some light on the complex relationship between environmental quality and the distribution of income. Are the preferences of the poor towards a cleaner environment really different from those of the rich? Environmental economists have...

    Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Hybrid Economic-Environmental Accounts

    Edited by Valeria Costantini, Massimiliano Mazzanti, Anna Montini

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    National Accounting Matrices of Environmental Accounts (NAMEA) tables are used to analyze a range of environmental pressures and economic data resulting from consumption and production patterns – helping us gain a far better notion of the consequences of individuals’, households’ and firms’ actions...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Water for Food in a Changing World

    Edited by Alberto Garrido, Helen Ingram

    Series: Contributions from the Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy

    There is not enough water globally for all the things humans need and want water to do for us. Water supply bubbles are bursting in China, the Middle East and India with potentially serious implications for the global economy and for political stability. Even the United States is depleting...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Economic Value of Landscapes

    Edited by C. Martijn van der Heide, Wim Heijman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    This book aims to explore the avenue of landscape economics and provides the building blocks (from different scientific disciplines) for an economic analysis of landscapes. What exactly constitutes and determines the value of a landscape? It focuses on the value of landscapes in its...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge