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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 143 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 Change Impacts on Tropical Forests in Central America

    An ecosystem service perspective

    Edited by Aline Chiabai

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    The loss of biodiversity is a major environmental problem in nearly every terrestrial ecosystem on Earth. This loss is accelerating driven by climate change, as well as by other causes including agricultural exploitation, fragmentation and degradation triggered by land use changes. The crucial...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Economics of Green Growth

    New indicators for sustainable societies

    Edited by Shunsuke Managi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    The Economics of Green Growth investigates the possibility of creating an integrated indicator covering three pillars of sustainable development: economy, society and the environment. The excessive pursuit of economic efficiency has resulted in severe environmental problems such as climate change...

    Published June 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Workers and Trade Unions for Climate Solidarity

    Tackling climate change in a neoliberal world

    By Paul Hampton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Climate, Work and Society

    This book is a theoretically rich and empirically grounded account of UK trade union engagement with climate change over the last three decades. It offers a rigorous critique of the mainstream neoliberal and ecological modernisation approaches, extending the concepts of Marxist social and...

    Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Energy Security for the EU in the 21st Century

    Markets, Geopolitics and Corridors

    Edited by José María Marín Quemada, Javier García-Verdugo, Gonzalo Escribano

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Recent developments like the rising trend in crude oil price, the international economic crisis, the civil revolts in Northern Africa and the Middle East, the nuclear threat in Japan after the tsunami, the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the economic growth of emerging countries like China and...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Green Industrial Policy in Emerging Countries

    Edited by Anna Pegels

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    For decades, governments have tried to foster industrial competitiveness and economic growth. Many instruments are known to work, and many lessons have been learned. However, humanity is increasingly feeling the effects of natural resource depletion. The rate of this depletion is deeply...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Post-Kyoto Climate Governance

    Confronting the Politics of Scale, Ideology and Knowledge

    By Asim Zia

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    In the midst of human-induced global climate change, powerful industrialized nations and rapidly industrializing nations are still heavily dependent on fossil fuels. Even if we arrive at a Hubbert’s peak for oil extraction in the 21st century, the availability of technologically recoverable coal...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Disaster Risk Reduction for Economic Growth and Livelihood

    Investing in Resilience and Development

    Edited by Ian Davis, Kae Yanagisawa, Kristalina Georgieva

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    The prevalence of natural disasters in recent years has highlighted the importance of preparing adequately for disasters and dealing efficiently with their consequences. This book addresses how countries can enhance their resilience against natural disasters and move towards economic growth and...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Green Growth and Low Carbon Development in East Asia

    Edited by Fumikazu Yoshida, Akihisa Mori

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    The concept of green growth, coupled with one of green economy and low carbon development, is a global concern especially in the face of the multiple crises that the world has faced in recent years - climate, oil, food, and financial crises. In East Asia, this concept is regarded as the key in...

    Published May 19th 2015 by Routledge