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  1. The Economics of Biodiversity Conservation

    Valuation in Tropical Forest Ecosystems

    By K.N Ninan

    Economic valuation of biodiversity and ecosystem services is possibly the most powerful tool for halting the loss of biodiversity while maintaining incomes and livelihoods. Yet rarely have such approaches been applied to tropical forest ?hotspots?, which house the vast majority of the planets plant...

    Published December 1st 2006 by Routledge

  2. Energy from the Desert

    Feasability of Very Large Scale Power Generation (VLS-PV)

    Edited by Kosuke Kurokawa

    The world's deserts are sufficiently large that, in theory, covering a fraction of their landmass with PV systems could generate many times the current primary global energy supply. This Energy from the Desert volume examines and evaluates the potential of very large scale photovoltaic power...

    Published December 1st 2006 by Routledge

  3. The Gene Revolution

    GM Crops and Unequal Development

    Edited by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

    Whether or not to embrace GM technologies is a fundamental and politically charged question facing humanity in the 21st century, particularly in light of rapidly growing populations and the unknown future impacts of climate change. The Gene Revolution is the first book to bridge the gap between...

    Published December 1st 2006 by Routledge

  4. Free Market Missionaries

    The Corporate Manipulation of Community Values

    By Sharon Beder

    In her recent book Suiting Themselves, bestselling author Sharon Beder exposed how the global corporate elite have brazenly rewritten the rules of the global economy to line their pockets. In this new book she trains her sights on the insidious underbelly of this global trend to show how they have...

    Published October 1st 2006 by Routledge

  5. A Short History of the Future

    Surviving the 2030 Spike

    By Colin Mason

    Has the future a future? Are we bringing history to an end? Observing any one of several individual but critical trends suggests that, without rapid and positive action, history may have only a very short way to run. Whether it is the growth of world population, of greenhouse gas concentrations and...

    Published June 1st 2006 by Routledge

  6. Escaping Poverty's Grasp

    The Environmental Foundations of Poverty Reduction

    By David Reed

    Despite decades of macroeconomic reforms, poverty reduction plans and rural growth strategies, poverty is persistent and environmental degradation is accelerating in the developing world. Though traditional economic indicators have improved in some countries, little has worked to open enduring...

    Published June 1st 2006 by Routledge

  7. Economics and Contemporary Land Use Policy

    Development and Conservation at the Rural-Urban Fringe

    Edited by Robert J. Johnston, Stephen K. Swallow

    As external forces increase the demand for land conversion, communities are increasingly open to policies that encourage conservation of farm and forest lands. This interest in conservation notwithstanding, the consequences of land-use policy and the drivers of land conversions are often unclear....

    Published May 17th 2006 by Routledge

  8. The Natural Advantage of Nations

    Business Opportunities, Innovations and Governance in the 21st Century

    By Karlson Hargroves, Michael Harrison Smith

    This book is more than just a 'palliative care' guide for the planet. It is about innovation, solutions, competitiveness and profitability. At work, at home and as members of society, our generation has an opportunity – to be part of the obligation - and an exciting solution in restoring the...

    Published May 1st 2006 by Routledge

  9. Limits to Privatization

    How to Avoid Too Much of a Good Thing - A Report to the Club of Rome

    By Ernst Ulrich von Weizsacker, Matthias Finger, Marianne Beisheim

    Edited by Oran R. Young

    Limits to Privatization is the first thorough audit of privatizations from around the world. It outlines the historical emergence of globalization and liberalization, and from analyses of over 50 case studies of best- and worst-case experiences of privatization, it provides guidance for policy and...

    Published May 1st 2006 by Routledge

  10. Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Goods and Services

    An Input-Output Approach

    By Chris T. Hendrickson, Lester B. Lave, H. Scott Matthews

    Environmental life cycle assessment is often thought of as cradle to grave and therefore as the most complete accounting of the environmental costs and benefits of a product or service. However, as anyone who has done an environmental life cycle assessment knows, existing tools have many problems:...

    Published April 12th 2006 by Routledge