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  • The Politics of Ecosocialism: Transforming welfare book cover

    The Politics of Ecosocialism

    Transforming welfare, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kajsa Borgnäs, Teppo Eskelinen, Johanna Perkiö, Rikard Warlenius

    As the global economy seeks to recover from the financial crisis and warnings about the consequences of climate change abound, it is clear that we need a fundamentally new approach to tackle these issues. This innovative book offers a unique perspective, stressing the necessity of both ecological…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • The Green Economy in the Gulf book cover

    The Green Economy in the Gulf

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mohamed Abdel Raouf, Mari Luomi

    Filling a void in academic and policy-relevant literature on the topic of the green economy in the Arabian Gulf, this edited volume provides a multidisciplinary analysis of the key themes and challenges relating to the green economy in the region, including in the energy and water sectors and the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Regional Economic Development: The Federal Role book cover

    Regional Economic Development

    The Federal Role, 1st Edition

    By Gordon C. Cameron

    First published in 1970, Regional Economic Development: The Federal Role examines the economic viability of depressed areas and regions. This book questions whether there is adequate justification, on national economic grounds, for Federal involvement with distressed area revitalisation and looks…

    Paperback – 2017-02-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor: An Environmental and Economic Critique book cover

    The Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor

    An Environmental and Economic Critique, 1st Edition

    By Thomas B. Cochran

    In this book, Thomas B. Cochran takes a critical look at the economic and environmental arguments which have been made in favour of an early introduction of the liquid metal fast breeder reactor (LMFBR) as a central component of the United States electrical energy system. First published in 1974,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Economics of Water Utilization in the Beet Sugar Industry book cover

    The Economics of Water Utilization in the Beet Sugar Industry

    1st Edition

    By George O. G. Löf, Allen V. Kneese

    Originally published in 1965, this case study of the beet sugar industry undertaken by George O. G. Lof and Allen V. Kneese illustrates the economic importance of water to industry. This study delves into the history and technology of the beet sugar industry to demonstrate the economic impact of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The World Food Situation: Resource and Environmental Issues in the Developing Countries and The United States book cover

    The World Food Situation

    Resource and Environmental Issues in the Developing Countries and The United States, 1st Edition

    By Pierre R. Crosson, Kenneth D Frederick

    At the beginning of the 1970’s, global grain reserves were level and food prices were low however as the decade progressed crop production plummeted leading to a food crisis. Originally published in the aftermath in 1977, Crosson and Frederick set out to explore the ability of agricultural output…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Trends in Energy Use in Industrial Societies: An Overview book cover

    Trends in Energy Use in Industrial Societies

    An Overview, 1st Edition

    By Joy Dunkerley

    Taken from a report for the Electric Power Research Institute, Joy Dunkerley’s study aims to clarify the relationship between energy consumption and economic output in industrialised countries. Originally published in 1980 and using data from 1972, this study uses cross-country comparisons of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • U.S.-Japanese Agricultural Trade Relations book cover

    U.S.-Japanese Agricultural Trade Relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emery N. Castle, Kenzo Hemmi, Sally A. Skillings

    First published in 1982, the editors and authors of this book examine the United States’ 1973 embargo on the export of soybeans and its effects on U.S.-Japanese relations. Although eventually shipment of soybeans to Japan resumed, the embargo temporarily soured the friendly relations of the two…

    Paperback – 2017-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Energy and Transport in Green Transition: Perspectives on Ecomodernity book cover

    Energy and Transport in Green Transition

    Perspectives on Ecomodernity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Atle Midttun, Nina Witoszek

    This book breaks new ground in the studies of green transition. It frames the ongoing transformation in terms of a "battle of modernities" with the emerging vision of ecomodernity as the final destination. It also offers a systematic exploration of the potential for extensive transformation of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Environmental Resources and Applied Welfare Economics: Essays in Honor of John V. Krutilla book cover

    Environmental Resources and Applied Welfare Economics

    Essays in Honor of John V. Krutilla, 1st Edition

    Edited by V. Kerry Smith

    This book, first published in 1988, provides an overview of the diverse work that was being done in applied and theoretical environmental and resource economics. Some essays reflect upon the background of the work of John Krutilla, one of the founders of Resources for the Future and a leading…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Long-Term Adequacy of World Timber Supply book cover

    The Long-Term Adequacy of World Timber Supply

    1st Edition

    By Roger A. Sedjo, Kenneth S. Lyon

    Projecting modest future growth for both prices and harvest levels, this study, first published in 1990, provides theoretical and empirical justification for challenging the conventional wisdom that real timber prices will rise for the indefinite future. The study presents fifty-year projections of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Water Pollution: Economics Aspects and Research Needs book cover

    Water Pollution

    Economics Aspects and Research Needs, 1st Edition

    By Allen V. Kneese

    Public agencies and industry will probably spend tens of billions of dollars on new water pollution abatement facilities in the next few decades. Added billions will be spent for the operation of new and existing facilities. How can physical science research reduce the cost of achieving objectives?…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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