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  1. Cheaponomics

    The High Cost of Low Prices

    By Michael Carolan

    Do you really think you are getting a good deal when given that free mobile phone for switching service providers, if a multinational retailer undercuts its competitors or by the fact that food is relatively cheaper today in many countries than ever before? Think again! As Michael Carolan...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Planetary Economics

    Energy, climate change and the three domains of sustainable development

    By Michael Grubb

    How well do our assumptions about the global challenges of energy, environment and economic development fit the facts? Energy prices have varied hugely between countries and over time, yet the share of national income spent on energy has remained surprisingly constant. The foundational...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Factor Five

    Transforming the Global Economy through 80% Improvements in Resource Productivity

    By Ernst Ulrich von Weizsacker, Charlie Hargroves, Michael H. Smith, Cheryl Desha, Peter Stasinopoulos

    When first published in 1997, Factor Four: Doubling Wealth, Halving Resource Use by renowned economic and engineering experts Ernst von Weizs?cker, Amory Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins, transformed how economists, policy makers, engineers, entrepreneurs and business leaders thought about innovation...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Future of Public Water Governance

    Has Water Privatization Peaked?

    Edited by Christopher A. Scott, Bernard de Gouvello

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    The privatization of water supply and wastewater systems, together with institutional restructuring of governance – through decentralization and the penetration of global firms in local and regional markets – have been promoted as solutions to increase economic efficiency and achieve universal...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    Edited by Erika Weinthal, Jessica J. Troell, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Series: Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

    Water is a basic human need, and despite predictions of "water wars," shared waters have proven to be the natural resource with the greatest potential for interstate cooperation and local confidence building. Indeed, water management plays a singularly important role in rebuilding trust after...

    Published February 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Toward a New Climate Agreement

    Conflict, Resolution and Governance

    Edited by Todd L. Cherry, Jon Hovi, David M. McEvoy

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    Climate change is one of the most pressing problems facing the global community. Although most states agree that climate change is occurring and is at least partly the result of humans’ reliance on fossil fuels, managing a changing global climate is a formidable challenge. Underlying this challenge...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus

    Lessons from India for Development

    Edited by M. Dinesh Kumar, Nitin Bassi, A. Narayanamoorthy, M.V.K. Sivamohan

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

    It is becoming increasingly recognized that for the optimal sustainable development and use of natural resources, an integrated approach to water management, agriculture, food security and energy is required. This "nexus" is now the focus of major attention by researchers, policy-makers and...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Economics of the Oceans

    Rights, Rents and Resources

    By Paul Hallwood

    It is an unfortunate truth that our oceans offer valuable resources that are too often used unsustainably. Time and again this is due to the failure of international law to provide a framework for adequate governance. Economics of the Oceans examines this issue and provides a comprehensive study of...

    Published February 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Handbook of the Economics of Climate Change Adaptation

    Edited by Anil Markandya, Ibon Galarraga, Elisa Sainz de Murieta

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing human kind owing to the great uncertainty regarding future impacts, which affect all regions and many ecosystems. Many publications deal with economic issues relating to mitigation policies, but the economics of adaptation to climate change...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. From Rio+20 to a New Development Agenda

    Building a Bridge to a Sustainable Future

    By Felix Dodds, Jorge Laguna-Celis, Liz Thompson

    Twenty years after the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, "The Earth Summit", the Rio+20 conference in 2012 brought life back to sustainable development by putting it at the centre of a new global development partnership, one in which sustainable development is the basis for...

    Published January 19th 2014 by Routledge