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  1. The Business Case for Sustainable Finance

    Edited by Iveta Cherneva

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    This edited volume brings together finance industry perspectives from top global institutions, which focus on the bottom line for integrating ESG factors into the operations of the finance industry. Executives and senior practitioners answer the question: 'does following sustainable finance...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Economic Theory and Sustainable Development

    What Can We Preserve for Future Generations?

    By Vincent Martinet

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Is development sustainable? When addressing the sustainability issue, decision-makers are faced with two challenges: taking into account conflicting issues, such as economic development and environmental preservation, while also ensuring intergenerational equity. Tackling these challenges amounts...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Evaluating Environment in International Development

    Edited by Juha Uitto

    More than twenty years after the Earth Summit was held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, both national and international actors in governmental and nongovernmental fields are still searching for insights into how sustainable development can be advanced and environmental concerns incorporated into the...

    Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Climate Change Education

    Knowing, doing and being

    By Chang Chew Hung

    Climate change is a controversial topic; some people assert that climate change is not occurring, and others believe that reports are inaccurate, that whilst climate change is happening, it may not be caused by human activity. There are also climate alarmists who use IPCC reports to support their...

    Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Human Capacity for Transformational Change

    Harnessing the collective mind

    By Valerie A. Brown, John A. Harris

    Pressures for transformational change have become a regular feature of most fields of human endeavour. Master-thinkers and visionaries alike have reframed existing divisions as connecting relationships, bringing together as dynamic systems the supposed opposites of parts and wholes, stability and...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Environmental Transformations

    A Geography of the Anthropocene

    By Mark Whitehead

    From the depths of the oceans to the highest reaches of the atmosphere, the human impact on the environment is significant and undeniable. These forms of global and local environmental change collectively appear to signal the arrival of a new geological epoch: the Anthropocene. This is a geological...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Politics of Knowledge and Global Biodiversity

    By Alice B.M. Vadrot

    Series: Routledge Studies in Biodiversity Politics and Management

    The establishment of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) points to the crucial role attributed to science and knowledge for the successful implementation of biodiversity politics by both scientists and policy-makers. With the increased importance of...

    Published April 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Mining and Social Transformation in Africa

    Mineralizing and Democratizing Trends in Artisanal Production

    Edited by Deborah Fahy Bryceson, Eleanor Fisher, Jesper Bosse Jønsson, Rosemarie Mwaipopo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    After more than three decades of economic malaise, many African countries are experiencing an upsurge in their economic fortunes linked to the booming international market for minerals. Spurred by the shrinking viability of peasant agriculture, rural dwellers have been engaged in a massive search...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge