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  1. Modeling Environment-Improving Technological Innovations under Uncertainty

    Edited by Alexander Golub, Anil Markandya

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    The issues of technology and uncertainty are very much at the heart of the policy debate of how much to control greenhouse gas emissions. The costs of doing so are present and high while the benefits are very much in the future and, most importantly, they are highly uncertain. Whilst there is broad...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Ethics and Politics of Environmental Cost-Benefit Analysis

    By Karine Nyborg

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Putting a price tag on the environment is controversial. This book discusses ethical and political aspects of environmental cost-benefit analysis: why controversies must be expected, why they should be taken seriously, and how they can be handled in practice. Cost-benefit analysis is commonly...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Sustainability Economics

    An Introduction

    By Peter Bartelmus

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    The book is a concise introduction to an emerging field within economics. Drawing on numerous disciplines, including environmental science, environmental and ecological economics and optimal growth theory, sustainability remains a hazy and complex subject. The author set out with two objectives:...

    Published May 11th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Climate Change

    Environmental Dynamics in International Affairs

    Edited by Paul G. Harris

    Climate change is now a mainstream part of the international political agenda. It has become clear that it is not solely a technical issue, to be resolved by scientists, but a political issue with political implications at all levels of global governance. Indeed, some may argue that few long-term...

    Published May 10th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Economic Growth, the Environment and International Relations

    The Growth Paradigm

    By Stephen J. Purdey

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

    The ubiquity of the commitment to economic growth, which Purdey refers to as the growth paradigm, is extraordinary. National governments around the world are seized of the same objective. Major international institutions such as the UN, the WTO, the World Bank, IMF and OECD, powerful international...

    Published May 8th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Agricultural Development in China and Africa

    A Comparative Analysis

    By Li Xiaoyun, Qi Gubo, Tang Lixia, Zhao Lixia, Jin Leshan, Guo Zhanfeng, Wu Jin

    Many African countries are increasingly interested in learning from China's experiences in achieving effective agricultural development. The Chinese government and academic community are also keen to share experiences and lessons with Africa. China made agriculture one of its development assistance...

    Published April 24th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Ecological Public Health

    Reshaping the Conditions for Good Health

    By Geof Rayner, Tim Lang

    What is public health? To some, it is about drains, water, food and housing, all requiring engineering and expert management. To others, it is the State using medicine or health education and tackling unhealthy lifestyles. This book argues that public health thinking needs an overhaul, a...

    Published April 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Social Movements in Iran

    Environmentalism and Civil Society

    By Simin Fadaee

    Series: Iranian Studies

    Despite the growing significance of social movements worldwide, scholarship on the subject remains largely Western in nature, with studies written primarily by Western scholars and based on the experiences of Western cultures and societies. This book makes an important contribution to the study of...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Water Policy Processes in India

    Discourses of Power and Resistance

    By Vandana Asthana

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The privatization of water is a keenly contested issue in an economically-liberalizing India. Since the 1990s, large social groups across India's diverse and disparate peoples have been re-negotiating their cultural relationships with each other as to whether they support or oppose...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Climate Change Mitigation and Development Cooperation

    Edited by Tomoyo Toyota, Ryo Fujikura

    Series: Earthscan Climate

    This is a companion book to Earthscan’s 2010 book Climate Change Adaptation and International Development. This book consists of summarised case studies looking at climate change mitigation specifically in Asia, the region producing the most greenhouse gas emissions. It examines international...

    Published March 26th 2012 by Routledge