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New and Published Books

  1. Implementing a US Carbon Tax

    Challenges and Debates

    Edited by Ian Parry, Adele Morris, Roberton C. Williams III

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Although the future extent and effects of global climate change remain uncertain, the expected damages are not zero, and risks of serious environmental and macroeconomic consequences rise with increasing atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations. Despite the uncertainties, reducing emissions now...

    Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Low-Grade and Nonconventional Sources of Manganese (Routledge Revivals)

    By David B. Brookes

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1966, reports the results of a pilot study devoted to understanding the middle-term resource situation for one metal – manganese. Two factors bring the different parts of the manganese supply-demand picture together, one economic and the other political, both of which...

    Published January 30th 2015 by Unknown

  3. Methods of Estimating Reserves of Crude Oil, Natural Gas, and Natural Gas Liquids (Routledge Revivals)

    By Wallace F. Lovejoy, Paul T. Homan

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Methods of Estimating Reserves of Crude Oil, Natural Gas, and Natural Gas Liquids, first published in 1965, aims to throw new light on a field of knowledge vital to consideration of problems of public policy regarding future sources of energy. This book will be of interest to students of...

    Published January 30th 2015 by Unknown

  4. The Small Private Forest in the United States (Routledge Revivals)

    By Charles H. Stoddard

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Throughout the past few decades, the standard answer to the problem of low productivity in small private forests has been education. It has been assumed that the chief obstacle to "good" forestry has been lack of knowledge. But the stubborn persistence of the problem raises some doubts as to the...

    Published January 30th 2015 by Unknown

  5. U.S. Energy Policies (Routledge Revivals)

    An Agenda for Research

    By Resources For The Future Ltd

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    U.S. Energy Policies, first published in 1968, aims to assemble and describe within an overall framework the energy policy questions that RRF believed would profit from study and analysis. This study covers the past performance and trends in the energy industries, the nature of existing industries...

    Published January 30th 2015 by Unknown

  6. U.S. Timber Resource in a World Economy (Routledge Revivals)

    By John A. Zivnuska

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1967, presents a concise picture of the demand and supply trends of timber around the world. Zivnuska provides a keen analysis of plans, prospects, and opportunities in the areas covered, and an interesting look at the North American forest economy. This book will be...

    Published January 30th 2015 by Unknown

  7. Water Demand for Steam Electric Generation (Routledge Revivals)

    By Paul H. Cootner, George O. G. Lof

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this book, first published in 1965, the authors identify the technological opportunities and costs of water recirculation and water quality adjustment in thermal plants, relating them to the possibilities for minimal expenditure and maximum efficiency in the use of water for servicing an entire...

    Published January 30th 2015 by Unknown

  8. Food Sovereignty in International Context

    Discourse, politics and practice of place

    Edited by Amy Trauger

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    Food sovereignty is an emerging discourse of empowerment and autonomy in the food system with the development of associated practices in rural and some urban spaces. While literature on food sovereignty has proliferated since the first usage of the term in 1996 at the Rome Food Summit, most has...

    Published January 27th 2015 by Unknown

  9. Water Quality Policy and Management in Asia

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    Asia's 48 countries have an estimated 1.757 billion urban population and 2.4 billion people in rural areas (or approximately 60 per cent of the global population). Divided into central, eastern, southern, south-eastern and western regions, the continent is also extremely heterogeneous in terms of...

    Published January 27th 2015 by Unknown

  10. Land Grabbing in Africa

    The Race for Africa’s Rich Farmland

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    The sign that ‘Africa is on Sale’ has been appearing with regular frequency in major newspaper accounts across the world, indicating that large amounts/expanses of Africa’s rich farmlands are being sold to transnational investors, usually on long-term leases, at a rate not seen in decades – indeed...

    Published January 21st 2015 by Unknown