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  1. Choosing Environmental Policy

    Comparing Instruments and Outcomes in the United States and Europe

    Edited by Winston Professor Harrington, Richard D. Professor Morgenstern, Thomas Professor Sterner

    The two distinct approaches to environmental policy include direct regulation-sometimes called 'command and control' policies-and regulation by economic, or market-based incentives. This book is the first to compare the costs and outcomes of these approaches by examining realworld applications. In...

    Published September 16th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Municipalities and Finance

    A Sourcebook for Capacity Building

    By Nick Devas

    Edited by Ian Blore, Richard Slater

    Series: Municipal Capacity Building Series

    Finance is a critical issue for municipal governments around the world, and a major constraint on the delivery of pro-poor services at the local level. In many countries, decentralisation has brought the issue of municipal finance to the fore. This sourcebook provides a framework for analysing...

    Published September 1st 2004 by Routledge

  3. Renewable Energy in Europe

    Building Markets and Capacity

    By European Renewable Energy Council (Erec)

    Prepared by the European Renewable Energy Council (EREC), this work examines the current status, potential and trends associated with renewable energy technologies, covering biomass, geothermal energy, solar thermal, solar photovoltaic, small hydro and wind. Individual chapters are dedicated to...

    Published May 1st 2004 by Routledge

  4. Pricing Irrigation Water

    Principles and Cases from Developing Countries

    By Yacov Tsur

    As globalization links economies, the value of a country's irrigation water becomes increasingly sensitive to competitive forces in world markets. Water policy at the national and regional levels will need to accommodate these forces or water is likely to become undervalued. The inefficient use of...

    Published February 18th 2004 by Routledge

  5. The Triple Bottom Line

    Does It All Add Up

    Edited by Adrian Henriques, Julie Richardson

    The concept of the 'triple bottom line' (TBL) - the idea that business activity can simultaneously deliver financial, social and environmental benefits - was introduced in the early 1990s. A decade on, The Triple Bottom Line: Does it All Add Up? brings together the world's leading experts on...

    Published February 1st 2004 by Routledge

  6. Private Rights in Public Resources

    Equity and Property Allocation in Market-Based Environmental Policy

    By Professor Leigh Raymond

    Privatizing public resources by creating stronger property rights, including so-called rights to pollute, is an increasingly popular environmental policy option. While advocates of this type of market-based environmental policy tend to focus on its efficiency and ecological implications, such...

    Published October 28th 2003 by Routledge

  7. China's Forests

    Global Lessons from Market Reforms

    Edited by William F. Hyde

    International concerns about greenhouse gases and threats to biodiversity, as well as regional concerns about water supply, erosion control, watersheds, and local economic well-being make the study of forest policy more important than ever before. Understanding the factors that affect the forest...

    Published October 7th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Energy from the Desert

    Practical Proposals for Very Large Scale Photovoltaic Systems

    Edited by Kosuke Kurokawa, Keiichi Komoto, Peter van der Vleuten, David Faiman

    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. The third book in the Energy from the Desert series examines the socio-economic, environmental and financial issues...

    Published October 1st 2003 by Routledge

  9. Trading in Knowledge

    Development Perspectives on TRIPS, Trade and Sustainability

    By Graham Dutfield

    Edited by Christophe Bellmann, Ricardo Melendez-Ortiz

    An unprecedented surge in the scope and level of intellectual property rights (IPR) protection has been engulfing the world. This globalizing trend has shifted the balance of interests between private innovators and society at large and tensions have flared around key public policy concerns. As...

    Published October 1st 2003 by Routledge

  10. Eco-Economy

    Building an Economy for the Earth

    By Lester R. Brown

    In 1543, Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus challenged the view that the sun revolved around the earth, arguing instead that the earth revolved around the sun. His paper led to a revolution in thinking. In Lester Brown's brilliant and invigorating account of the industrial economy, he shows how...

    Published June 1st 2003 by Routledge