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  1. Environmental Economics and Management (Routledge Revivals)

    Pollution and Natural Resources

    By Finn R Førsund, Steinar Strøm

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1988, this book examines pollution and natural resources in relation to economic analysis. The section on pollution looks at areas such as the main problems in the field at the time, possible remedies and the environmental costs involved. In regards to natural resources, the book...

    Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Economics, Natural-Resource Scarcity and Development (Routledge Revivals)

    Conventional and Alternative Views

    By Edward B Barbier

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Global warming is an increasing problem, tropical forests are being wiped out and major upper watersheds are being degraded. Using insights provided by environmentalism, ecology and thermo-dynamics, this book – first published in 1989 – outlines an economic approach to the use of natural resources...

    Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Climate Variability and Water Dependent Sectors

    Impacts and Potential Adaptations

    Edited by Dannele E. Peck, Jeffrey M. Peterson

    Demand for water in agricultural, municipal, industrial, and environmental uses is growing. More frequent and severe extreme weather conditions now exacerbate water shortages in many locations and existing infrastructure to store and release water rarely has the capacity to both prevent floods...

    Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Forests and Globalization

    Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development

    Edited by William Nikolakis, John Innes

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    The overarching contribution of this book is a review and assessment of the current and future impacts of globalization on the world’s forests. The work has been developed by the "Resources for the Future" Task Force for the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO).&...

    Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Water for Food Security

    Challenges for Pakistan

    Edited by Claudia Ringler, Arif Anwar

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    Pakistan’s water management is at a critical watershed. Water shortages are growing rapidly as a result of growing demand across all water-using sectors. Rapid population growth, from 175 million people in 2010 to an estimated 236 million by 2030 and 280 million by 2050, and international...

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of Carbon Markets

    Edited by Benjamin Stephan, Richard Lane

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

    The carbon markets are in the middle of a fundamental crisis - a crisis marked by collapsing prices, fleeing actors, and ever increasing greenhouse gas levels. Yet carbon trading remains at the heart of global attempts to respond to climate change. Not only this, but markets continue to proliferate...

    Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Wood Energy in Developed Economies

    Resource Management, Economics and Policy

    Edited by Francisco X. Aguilar

    There has been a recent resurgence of interest in wood energy as part of a sustainable range of renewable energy options. This book addresses the current gap in the energy and public policy literature for a reference book that compiles the most-recent wood energy assessments, and evaluates current...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Sustainable Business

    Key Issues

    By Helen Kopnina, John Blewitt

    Series: Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

    Sustainable Business: Key Issues is the first comprehensive introductory-level textbook to address the interface between environmental challenges and business solutions to provide an overview of the basic concepts of sustainability, sustainable business, and business ethics. The book introduces...

    Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Developing Markets for Agrobiodiversity

    Securing Livelihoods in Dryland Areas

    By Alessandra Giuliani, Bioversity International

    Series: Earthscan Research Editions

    ?This wonderful book demonstrates how rural livelihoods - as well as diets, health and ways of life - are enhanced by the so-called ?neglected and underutilized plant species? which, in the book?s Syrian case study, include such deliciously interesting things as capers, laurel, jujube and figs....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge