Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics was established in 2001 and has since provided a key port of call for leading research in the field. As well as the core discipline of environmental economics, the remit of the series extends to natural resources, ecological economics, environmental studies and environmental science, with issues explored including energy, permit trading, valuation, taxation and climate change. The series is edited by Nick Hanley of the University of St Andrews.
Economics and Engineering of Unpredictable Events Modelling, Planning and Policies
Low Carbon Transition in Emerging Economies Climate Policy, Carbon Pricing and the Effect on Employment
The Economics of Renewable Energy in the Gulf
National Pathways to Low Carbon Emission Economies Innovation Policies for Decarbonizing and Unlocking
The Economics of Biofuels The impact of EU bioenergy policy on agricultural markets and land grabbing in Africa
The Economic Theory of Community Forestry
By Caterina De Lucia, Dino Borri, Atif Kubursi, Abdul Khakee
September 25, 2023
In recent decades, the intensification of unpredictable events including the Covid-19 outbreak, Brexit, trade warfare, religion-inspired terrorism and civil wars, and climate change has resulted in serious loss of human lives and property, a decrease in biodiversity and natural hazards (with ...
By Erkin Erdoğan
September 15, 2023
Many emerging economies are in the front line of the devastating impacts of global warming such as desertification and extreme weather events but, for historical and political reasons, they follow ambitious growth targets with seemingly little concern for climate change and environmental ...
By Pasquale Marcello Falcone, Edgardo Sica
August 01, 2023
The speed with which the various economies recover from the Covid-19 pandemic will significantly determine the economic pressure placed on the environment in the medium-to-long-term. Furthermore, the pandemic has highlighted the strong interrelations between natural and societal systems, with ...
By Muhammad Shahbaz, Daniel Balsalobre Lorente, Rajesh Sharma
July 28, 2023
In response to the damage caused by a growth-led global economy, researchers across the world started investigating the association between environmental pollution and its possible determinants using different models and techniques. Most famously, the environmental Kuznets curve hypothesizes an ...
By Samsul Alam, Sergey Sosnovskikh
May 31, 2023
Environmental finance and green banking are central drivers of the transition to a sustainable economy and essential components in solutions to climate change. This book presents the latest research on theory and practices in these interdisciplinary fields, incorporating both public and corporate ...
By Aviel Verbruggen
January 09, 2023
Pricing Carbon Emissions provides an economic critique on the utopian idea of a uniform carbon price for addressing rising carbon emissions, exposing the flaws in the economic propositions with a key focus on the EU’s Emissions Trading System (ETS). After an Executive Summary of the contents, the ...
By Hisham M. Akhonbay
October 08, 2018
The Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) has been at the epicenter of global energy markets because of its substantial endowment of hydrocarbons. Yet countries in the region have also stated their intent to be global leaders in renewable energy. This collection explores the ...
By Emre Üşenmez
September 27, 2018
Since its inception some 40 years ago, petroleum-specific taxation in the UK has been subject to numerous modifications. Often these modifications were brought into place not only to sufficiently incentivise the investors but also to capture a fair share for the government. However, it is evident ...
By Kurt Hübner
August 08, 2018
The science is clear: climate change is a fact and the probability is extremely high that it has been caused by humans. At the same time, policy responses are hesitant, rather lukewarm and differ substantially between nation-states. The question is, what drives and what blocks radical action? ...
By Sami Mahroum, Yasser Al-Saleh
August 14, 2018
Economic diversification remains at the top of the agenda for hundreds of regions around the world. From the single commodity economies of African countries and the Caribbean, to the many single industry regions of Europe and North America, as well as the oil and gas rich but volatile hydrocarbon ...
By Stefania Bracco
June 28, 2018
Biofuels are a renewable source of energy used mainly for transportation. They link together food, energy and natural resources sectors, and involve ecological, social and inequality issues. They are an emblematic example of the interactions between economic, environmental, social and political ...
By David Robinson
April 27, 2018
Community forestry is an expanding model of forest management around the world. Over a quarter of forests in developing countries are now owned by or assigned to communities and there is a growing community forestry movement in developed countries such as Canada and the USA. There is, however, no ...