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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 138 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. Economics for Environmental Professionals

    By Frank R. Spellman

    Environmental professionals are often called upon to find solutions to environmental degradation problems or to lead the way in planning to prevent them. Because they come mainly from the environmental and science disciplines, most environmental professionals have limited training in the...

    Published April 13th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. The Limits of the Green Economy

    From re-inventing capitalism to re-politicising the present

    By Anneleen Kenis, Matthias Lievens

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

    Projecting win-win situations, new economic opportunities, green growth and innovative partnerships, the green economy discourse has quickly gained centre stage in international environmental governance and policymaking. Its underlying message is attractive and optimistic: if the market can become...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 4th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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