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  1. The Economics of Climate Change and the Change of Climate in Economics

    Edited by Kevin Maréchal

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Climate change is without question the single most important issue the world faces over the next hundred years. The most recent scientific data have led to the conclusion that the globally averaged net effect of human activities since 1750 has been one of warming and that continued greenhouse gas...

    To Be Published June 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Political Economy of the Environment

    An Interdisciplinary Approach

    By Simon Dietz, Jonathan Michie, Christine Oughton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Political Economy

    This book is the culmination of several years work by a group of academics, policy-makers and other professionals looking to understand how alternative economic thinking – and indeed thinking from quite different social-scientific disciplines – could enhance the mainstream economic approach to...

    To Be Published June 5th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Preference Data for Environmental Valuation

    Combining Revealed and Stated Approaches

    Edited by John Whitehead, Tim Haab, Ju-Chin Huang

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    The monetary valuation of environmental goods and services has evolved from a fringe field of study in the late 1970s and early 1980s to a primary focus of environmental economists over the past decade. Despite its rapid growth, practitioners of valuation techniques often find themselves defending...

    To Be Published June 5th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Low Carbon Transitions for Developing Countries

    By Frauke Urban

    Series: Routledge Studies in Low Carbon Development

    Global climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our times and in order to tackle this carbon emissions need to be mitigated. China and India have recently become some of the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitters. Transitions to low carbon energy, for reducing emissions that lead to...

    To Be Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Path Dependence and New Path Creation in Renewable Energy Technologies

    Edited by James Simmie

    Why are old technologies persisted with after better alternatives have been invented? This book examines this question, a central concern of evolutionary economics, specifically focusing on renewable energy technologies. The concept of path dependence is used to analyse why and how technological...

    To Be Published June 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Key Concepts in Water Resource Management

    A Review and Critical Evaluation

    Edited by Jonathan Lautze

    Series: Earthscan Water Text

    The vocabulary and discourse of water resource management have expanded vastly in recent years to include an array of new concepts and terminology, such as water security, water productivity, virtual water and water governance. While the new conceptual lenses may generate insights that improve...

    To Be Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Metabolic Pattern of Societies

    Where Economists Fall Short

    By Mario Giampietro, Kozo Mayumi, Alevgül H. Sorman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    It is increasingly evident that the conventional scientific approach to economic processes and related sustainability issues is seriously flawed. No economist predicted the current planetary crisis even though the world has now undergone five severe recessions primed by dramatic increases in the...

    To Be Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. From Bioeconomics to Degrowth

    Georgescu-Roegen's 'New Economics' in Eight Essays

    By Nicolas Georgescu-Roegen

    Edited by Mauro Bonaiuti

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen's (1906-94) most original contribution is his bioeconomic theory. Based on a profound rethinking of the foundations of neoclassical economics, bioeconomics represents a completely new paradigm compared to both the standard and the Marxist approach. Opening economics to...

    To Be Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Accounting for Biodiversity

    Edited by Michael Jones

    ‘Biodiversity’ at its simplest, refers to the variety of species inhabiting Planet Earth. It is essential to the well-being of the planet. There is now a scientific consensus around the current ongoing crisis in biodiversity arising from both climate change and human activities. Experts believe we...

    To Be Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    To Be Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge