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  • Regulating Water and Sanitation for the Poor: Economic Regulation for Public and Private Partnerships book cover

    Regulating Water and Sanitation for the Poor

    Economic Regulation for Public and Private Partnerships, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Franceys, Esther Gerlach

    'This excellent book makes a major contribution to the literature on regulation in a pro-poor direction for urban water supply. It is extremely relevant for policy-makers striving to achieve the Millennium Development Goal for halving the share of world's population without access to clean and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge

  • Carbon Markets: An International Business Guide book cover

    Carbon Markets

    An International Business Guide, 1st Edition

    By Arnauld Brohe, Nick Eyre, Nicholas Howarth

    Winner of the Choice Outstanding Academic Titles of 2010 award. This book is a comprehensive and accessible guide to understanding the opportunities offered by regulated and voluntary carbon markets for tackling climate change. Coverage includes: - An overview of the problem of climate change,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Finance and Banking: The Financial Sector and the Future of the Planet book cover

    Sustainable Finance and Banking

    The Financial Sector and the Future of the Planet, 1st Edition

    By Marcel Jeucken

    Banking and finance play a fundamental role in public policy and economic performance as well as in all forms of commerce and industry. They are crucial in determining whether society - from governments to individual consumers - succeeds in following an environmentally sustainable path. However,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • Trade, Health and the Environment: The European Union Put to the Test book cover

    Trade, Health and the Environment

    The European Union Put to the Test, 1st Edition

    By Marjolein van Asselt, Michelle Everson, Ellen Vos

    The trade conflicts that the EU has faced within the EU or WTO context demonstrate that the question of how to balance trade and other societal values in situations of uncertainty has not been solved by the regulatory model evolved by the EU in the aftermath of the BSE crisis – one which privileges…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Restoring Communities Resettled After Dam Construction in Asia book cover

    Restoring Communities Resettled After Dam Construction in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mikiyasu Nakayama, Ryo Fujikura

    The rapid economic expansion and population growth of developing countries in Asia has led to increasing demands for water and energy. To meet these demands, large dam development projects have been completed, which has inevitably caused involuntary resettlement. In order to support these projects,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Toward a Binding Climate Change Adaptation Regime: A Proposed Framework book cover

    Toward a Binding Climate Change Adaptation Regime

    A Proposed Framework, 1st Edition

    By Mizan R. Khan

    The impact of climate change is global both in its cause and its effect. Thus there is a global responsibility for international cooperation to tackle the causes through mitigation strategies such as those agreed at the Durban Platform of December 2011. This climate regime aims to define…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Climate Action Upsurge: The Ethnography of Climate Movement Politics book cover

    Climate Action Upsurge

    The Ethnography of Climate Movement Politics, 1st Edition

    By Stuart Rosewarne, James Goodman, Rebecca Pearse

    In the late 2000s climate action became a defining feature of the international political agenda. Evidence of global warming and accelerating greenhouse gas emissions created a new sense of urgency and, despite consensus on the need for action, the growing failure of international climate policy…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • The Economics of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services book cover

    The Economics of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shunsuke Managi

    Ecosystems and biodiversity have been degraded over decades due to human activities. One of the critical causes is market failure: the current market only accounts tangible resources and neglects intangible functions, such as climate control and natural hazard mitigation. Under such circumstances…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

  • International Support for Domestic Climate Policies in Developing Countries book cover

    International Support for Domestic Climate Policies in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Karstan Neuhoff

    This volume examines how international cooperation can support implementation of domestic climate policies in developing countries. Six case studies explore the domestic drivers and barriers for policies with climate (co-)benefits in developing countries and show that international support can help…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge

  • Local Environmental Politics in China: Challenges and Innovations book cover

    Local Environmental Politics in China

    Challenges and Innovations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Genia Kostka, Arthur P.J. Mol

    Knowledge and insight in national environmental governance in China is widespread. However, increasingly it has been acknowledged that the major problems in guiding the Chinese economy and society towards sustainability are to be found at the local level. This book illuminates the fast-changing…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • The Future of Public Water Governance: Has Water Privatization Peaked? book cover

    The Future of Public Water Governance

    Has Water Privatization Peaked?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher A. Scott, Bernard de Gouvello

    The privatization of water supply and wastewater systems, together with institutional restructuring of governance – through decentralization and the penetration of global firms in local and regional markets – have been promoted as solutions to increase economic efficiency and achieve universal…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Modelling Long-term Scenarios for Low Carbon Societies book cover

    Modelling Long-term Scenarios for Low Carbon Societies

    1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-01
    Routledge

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