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New and Published Books

  1. Green Jobs for Sustainable Development

    By Ana-Maria Boromisa, Sanja Tišma, Anastasya Raditya Ležaić

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    A ‘green economy’ must be built on ‘green jobs’ - the kind of employment that is low carbon, intended to reduce energy use and expected to restore environmental quality. But attempts to define exactly what a ‘green job’ is have led to varied and often contradictory answers. There are many...

    Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Sustainability

    Key Issues

    Edited by Helen Kopnina, Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet

    Series: Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

    Sustainability: Key Issues is a comprehensive introductory textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students doing courses in sustainability. Highly original, it covers the very broad spectrum of ideas covered under sustainability, from participation, resilience, growth, ecological modernism...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Modelling Long-term Scenarios for Low Carbon Societies

    Edited by Neil Strachan, Tim Foxon, Junichi Fujino

    With the ever-increasing impacts of climate change, it is now clear that global society will have to restructure its energy systems in order to decrease carbon emissions. The scenarios under which this transition to low-carbon societies (LCS) could occur would have complex economic, technological,...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Emissions Trading and Competitiveness

    Allocations, Incentives and Industrial Competitiveness under the EU Emissions Trading Scheme

    By Michael Grubb

    Edited by Karsten Neuhoff

    Series: Climate Policy Series

    Complying with the forthcoming tightening of CO2 emission allocations in the EU may mean big bills for the industries affected. In this special issue of Climate Policy journal, leading experts examine the impacts on competitiveness and the commercial incentives available from the CO2 allowance...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Climate Change Impacts on Tropical Forests in Central America

    An ecosystem service perspective

    Edited by Aline Chiabai

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    The loss of biodiversity is a major environmental problem in nearly every terrestrial ecosystem on Earth. This loss is accelerating driven by climate change, as well as by other causes including agricultural exploitation, fragmentation and degradation triggered by land use changes. The crucial...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Environmental Subsidies to Consumers

    How did they work in the Japanese market?

    Edited by Shigeru Matsumoto

    A typical consumer underestimates the benefits of future energy savings and underinvests in energy efficiency, relative to a description of the socially optimal level of energy efficiency. To alleviate this energy-efficiency gap problem, various programs have been implemented. In recent years, many...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The New Economics

    A Bigger Picture

    By Andrew Simms, David Boyle

    Economics sometimes seems to be stacked against social, environmental and individual well-being. But it doesn't have to be like this. A new approach to economics - deriving as much from Ruskin and Schumacher as from Keynes or Smith - has begun to emerge. Skeptical about money as a measure of...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Biofuel Delusion

    The Fallacy of Large Scale Agro-Biofuels Production

    By Mario Giampietro, Kozo Mayumi

    Faced with the twin threats of peak oil and climate change, many governments have turned for an answer to the apparent panacea of biofuels. Yet, increasingly, the progressive implementation of this solution demonstrates that the promise of biofuels as a replacement to fossil fuels is in fact a...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Jevons Paradox and the Myth of Resource Efficiency Improvements

    By John M. Polimeni, Kozo Mayumi

    ?The Jevons Paradox?, which was first expressed in 1865 by William Stanley Jevons in relation to use of coal, states that an increase in efficiency in using a resource leads to increased use of that resource rather than to a reduction. This has subsequently been proved to apply not just to fossil...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Reforming Institutions in Water Resource Management

    Policy and Performance for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Lin Crase, Vasant P. Gandhi

    As water scarcities increase, nations throughout the world are in search of better institutions to manage water resources. India has been making substantial efforts to develop its water management systems since independence and significant increases in irrigated agriculture have taken place through...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge