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  1. Cost-Effective Control of Urban Smog

    The Significance of the Chicago Cap-and-Trade Approach

    By Richard Kosobud, Houston Stokes, Carol Tallarico, Brian Scott

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Containing rigorous hard evidence, this book is of immense practical use to postgraduates, researchers and business communities affected by or working in environmental regulation. The author, a leading name in the environmental economics community, examines the problem of urban smog in cityscapes...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Ecosystem Services and Global Trade of Natural Resources

    Ecology, Economics and Policies

    Edited by Thomas Koellner

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    The utilization of natural resources to satisfy worldwide growing consumption of goods and services has severe ecological consequences. Aside from the projected doubling of food consumption in the next fifty years, the growing trade of biofuels and other commodities is a global challenge as the...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Acid Earth

    The Global Threat of Acid Pollution, 2nd Edition

    By John McCormick

    Series: International Environmental Governance Set

    Acid rain was one of the major environmental issues of the 1980s. But while industrialized countries have taken measures to reduce the emissions that lead to acidification, the problems have not gone away. Trees are still dying, lakes are still being made uninhabitable; buildings are still...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Community Resilience and Environmental Transitions

    By Geoff Wilson

    This book discusses the resilience of communities in both developed and developing world contexts. It investigates the notion of ‘resilience’ and the challenges faced by local communities around the world to deal with disturbances (natural hazards or human-made) that may threaten their long-term...

    Published December 16th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Chernobyl (Routledge Revivals)

    The Long Shadow

    By Chris Park

    First published in 1989, Chernobyl: The Long Shadow offers a balanced review of what happened there, why and how it happened, and what the main lessons and implications of the accident are. It looks back on events during and after the disaster, in particular reviewing how it and the radiation...

    Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Weather, Climate and Human Affairs (Routledge Revivals)

    A Book of Essays and Other Papers

    By Hubert H. Lamb

    This wide-ranging collection of essays is written by one of the world’s foremost experts on weather and climate. Six of the chapters have not been published before. The rest, taken from a variety of sources, have been thoroughly revised and brought right up to date – taking account, for example, of...

    Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge

  7. Environment and Employment

    A Reconciliation

    Edited by Philip Lawn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Mounting evidence suggests that GDP growth is damaging the natural environment and unlikely to be ecologically sustainable in the long-run. At the same time, an annual GDP growth rate of around three percent is regarded as the minimum necessary to prevent unemployment from escalating. Clearly, a...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Ecology and Power

    Struggles over Land and Material Resources in the Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Alf Hornborg, Brett Clark, Kenneth Hermele

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Power and social inequality shape patterns of land use and resource management. This book explores this relationship from different perspectives, illuminating the complexity of interactions between human societies and nature. Most of the contributors use the perspective of "political ecology" as a...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge

  9. Global Ecology and Unequal Exchange

    Fetishism in a Zero-Sum World

    By Alf Hornborg

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    In modern society, we tend to have faith in technology. But is our concept of ‘technology’ itself a cultural illusion? This book challenges the idea that humanity as a whole is united in a common development toward increasingly efficient technologies. Instead it argues that modern technology...

    Published October 17th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Planet in 2050

    The Lund Discourse of the Future

    Edited by Jill Jäger, Sarah Cornell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    In 2050, the billions of people living on Earth have found a way to manage the planetary system effectively. Everyone has access to adequate food, shelter, and clean water. Human health is no longer considered outside of the health of the ecosystems in which people live. Ecological awareness is an...

    Published July 22nd 2012 by Routledge

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