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  1. Biodiversity in the Green Economy

    Edited by Alexandros Gasparatos, Katherine J. Willis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    In the past decade, the growing realization that biodiversity and human wellbeing are inextricably linked has led to the adoption of numerous environmental policies. The concept of the Green Economy has gained particular attention as an economic system where growth is possible within environmental...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. International Climate Finance

    Edited by Erik Haites

    The book is the first to provide a complete overview of international climate finance. In the Copenhagen Accord of 2009, developed countries jointly committed to mobilize US$100 billion per year to address climate change in developing countries. The book presents the best information available...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Post-2020 Climate Change Regime Formation

    Edited by Suh-Yong Chung

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    The fate of the climate change regime hangs in the balance as the UN-led negotiations try to forge a new international strategy for the post-2020 period. Since 1992, the UNFCCC and its Kyoto Protocol has been the primary legal instrument to respond to the climate challenge. However, the...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Environmental Resources and Applied Welfare Economics

    Essays in Honor of John V. Krutilla

    By V. Kerry Smith

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1988, provides an overview of the diverse work that was being done in applied and theoretical environmental and resource economics. Some essays reflect upon the background of the work of John Krutilla, one of the founders of Resources for the Future and a leading...

    Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Long-Term Adequacy of World Timber Supply

    By Roger A. Sedjo, Kenneth S. Lyon

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Projecting modest future growth for both prices and harvest levels, this study, first published in 1990, provides theoretical and empirical justification for challenging the conventional wisdom that real timber prices will rise for the indefinite future. The study presents fifty-year projections of...

    Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Water Pollution

    Economics Aspects and Research Needs

    By Allen V. Kneese

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Public agencies and industry will probably spend tens of billions of dollars on new water pollution abatement facilities in the next few decades. Added billions will be spent for the operation of new and existing facilities. How can physical science research reduce the cost of achieving objectives?...

    Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Quality of the Environment

    An Economic Approach to Some Problems in Using Land, Water, and Air

    By Orris C. Herfindahl, Allen V. Kneese

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Contemporary society is dependent on man’s ability to work fundamental changes in the natural environment. In using resources to produce high and rising levels of income, however, effects are often produced that are incidental to the main purpose. This study, first published in 1965, explores some...

    Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Politics of Sustainability

    Philosophical perspectives

    Edited by Dieter Birnbacher, May Thorseth

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability

    Responsibility for future generations is easily postulated in the abstract but it is much more difficult to set it to work in the concrete. It requires some changes in individual and institutional attitudes that are in opposition to what has been called the "systems variables" of industrial society...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  9. What is Land For?

    The Food, Fuel and Climate Change Debate

    Edited by Michael Winter, Matt Lobley

    In recent decades agricultural commodity surpluses in the developed world have contributed to a mantra of 'land surplus' in which set-aside, extensification, alternative land uses and 'wilding' have been key terms in debates over land. Quite suddenly all this has changed as a consequence of rapidly...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Engaging the Public with Climate Change

    Behaviour Change and Communication

    Edited by Lorraine Whitmarsh, Saffron O'Neill, Irene Lorenzoni

    Despite increasing public awareness of climate change, our behaviours relating to consumption and energy use remain largely unchanged. This book answers the urgent call for effective engagement methods to foster sustainable lifestyles, community action, and social change. Written by practitioners...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge