Paperbacks Direct: Environment & Economics

  • Quality of the Environment: An Economic Approach to Some Problems in Using Land, Water, and Air book cover

    Quality of the Environment

    An Economic Approach to Some Problems in Using Land, Water, and Air, 1st Edition

    By Orris C. Herfindahl, Allen V. Kneese

    Contemporary society is dependent on man’s ability to work fundamental changes in the natural environment. In using resources to produce high and rising levels of income, however, effects are often produced that are incidental to the main purpose. This study, first published in 1965, explores some…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge Revivals

  • Food Security and Development: Country Case Studies book cover

    Food Security and Development

    Country Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

    The global food system is characterized by large numbers of people experiencing food insecurity and hunger on the one hand, and vast amounts of food waste and overconsumption on the other. This book brings together experiences from different countries addressing the challenges associated with food…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07

  • Disaster Risk Reduction for Economic Growth and Livelihood: Investing in Resilience and Development book cover

    Disaster Risk Reduction for Economic Growth and Livelihood

    Investing in Resilience and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Davis, Kae Yanagisawa, Kristalina Georgieva

    The prevalence of natural disasters in recent years has highlighted the importance of preparing adequately for disasters and dealing efficiently with their consequences. This book addresses how countries can enhance their resilience against natural disasters and move towards economic growth and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • International Arctic Petroleum Cooperation: Barents Sea Scenarios book cover

    International Arctic Petroleum Cooperation

    Barents Sea Scenarios, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anatoli Bourmistrov, Frode Mellemvik, Alexei Bambulyak, Ove Gudmestad, Indra Overland, Anatoly Zolotukhin

    The Arctic region contains large amounts of natural resources considered necessary to sustain global economic growth, so it is unsurprising that it is increasingly susceptible to political, economic, environmental, and even military conflicts. This book looks in detail at the preconditions and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Economics and the Environment: A Materials Balance Approach book cover

    Economics and the Environment

    A Materials Balance Approach, 1st Edition

    By Allen V. Kneese, Robert U. Ayres, Ralph C. d'Arge

    This monograph length report, first published in 1970, originated from a program of research at Resources for the Future that dealt with the management of residuals and of environmental quality. It presents some of the broad concepts that the program was based on and represents the effort to break…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge Revivals

  • Modeling Energy-Economy Interactions: Five Appoaches book cover

    Modeling Energy-Economy Interactions

    Five Appoaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charles J. Hitch

    This report, first published in 1977, explores several different approaches to the same question; namely, how severe will be the impact on key U.S. macro-economic variables of the transition from main reliance on oil and natural gas to other sources of energy? This book will be of interest to…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge Revivals

  • Workers and Trade Unions for Climate Solidarity: Tackling climate change in a neoliberal world book cover

    Workers and Trade Unions for Climate Solidarity

    Tackling climate change in a neoliberal world, 1st Edition

    By Paul Hampton

    This book is a theoretically rich and empirically grounded account of UK trade union engagement with climate change over the last three decades. It offers a rigorous critique of the mainstream neoliberal and ecological modernisation approaches, extending the concepts of Marxist social and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge Studies in Climate, Work and Society

  • Democratizing Technology: Risk, Responsibility and the Regulation of Chemicals book cover

    Democratizing Technology

    Risk, Responsibility and the Regulation of Chemicals, 1st Edition

    By Anne Chapman

    Democratizing Technology provides a much-needed fresh perspective on the regulation of chemicals, and an important contribution to green thinking about technology.Caroline Lucas, Green Party MEP. This book is an excellent critique of the current risk-based approach to technology. By exploring the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Cool Companies: How the Best Businesses Boost Profits and Productivity by Cutting Greenhouse Gas Emmissions book cover

    Cool Companies

    How the Best Businesses Boost Profits and Productivity by Cutting Greenhouse Gas Emmissions, 1st Edition

    By Joseph J. Romm

    'Cool Companies' turns on its head the idea that measures to avert global warming and climate change will pile massive costs on to the industrial sector. It shows how the smartest companies have been able to make money through the improvements that reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Industry…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25

  • Fisheries Subsidies, Sustainable Development and the WTO book cover

    Fisheries Subsidies, Sustainable Development and the WTO

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anja von Moltke

    The fisheries sector is in crisis. Inappropriate subsidies to the fishing industry are a key factor responsible for worldwide fisheries depletion, overcapitalization and ecosystem degradation. There is an urgent need for an international mechanism to promote the appropriate restructuring of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18

  • Green Budget Reform: An International Casebook of Leading Practices book cover

    Green Budget Reform

    An International Casebook of Leading Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Gale, Stephan Barg

    This volume explores 25 case studies of fiscal measures that have been adopted successfully by governments in North America and Europe to reduce environmental degradation. Each study lays out the implementation issues and problems faced, and compares the effectiveness of the measure against its…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19

  • Sustainable Resource Use: Institutional Dynamics and Economics book cover

    Sustainable Resource Use

    Institutional Dynamics and Economics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alex Smajgl, Silva Larson

    The way that humans organize both resource access and resource use is vital to the management of natural resources. Within different contexts, institutional arrangements (such as the rules of common and private property rights) become levers by which human behaviours can be modified and steered…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Earthscan Research Editions

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