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  • International Water Law and the Quest for Common Security

    1st Edition

    By Bjørn-Oliver Magsig

    The world’s freshwater supplies are increasingly threatened by rapidly increasing demand and the impacts of global climate change, but current approaches to transboundary water management are unsustainable and may threaten future global stability and international security. The…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • The Politics of Environmental Reform

    Controlling Kentucky Strip Mining, 1st Edition

    By Marc Karnis Landy

    The Politics of Environmental Reform demonstrates how environmental laws affect local governments with Kentucky strip mining as its core example. Originally published in 1976, Landy’s research into environmental legislation in a state whose economy relies on the coal industry can easily be applied…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • World Mineral Exploration

    Trends and Economic Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by John E. Tilton, Roderick G. Eggert, Hans H. Landsberg

    Mineral exploration is an economic activity of worldwide importance. This volume, originally published in 1988, makes a substantial contribution to the understanding of mineral exploration and the major economic, political, and geologic forces that govern it. Some chapters examine the behaviour and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Energy Development in the Southwest

    Problems of Water, Fish, and Wildlife in the Upper Colorado River Basin, 1st Edition

    Edited by Walter O. Spofford, Jr., Alfred L. Parker, Allen V. Kneese

    First published in 1980, the second volume of Energy Development in the Southwest analyses water conditions and habitat life in the Upper Colorado River Basin, based on alternative national energy scenarios and attempts to assess some of the economic, demographic, and environmental impacts of each…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Comparative Economics of Plantation Forestry

    A Global Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Roger A. Sedjo

    Plantation forestry is the planting, managing, and harvesting of trees for the production of industrial wood. Originally published in 1983, the principal focus and contribution of the study lies in Roger Sedjo’s examination of the economic returns in twelve forest regions throughout the world. The…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rethinking the Federal Lands

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sterling Brubaker

    The federal government is by far the largest landowner in the United States. It is somewhat of an anomaly for the federal government to hold vast acreages of land in an economy where the prevailing ideology favours private ownership. The Reagan administration’s (1981-1989) proposal to increase…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Productivity Effects of Cropland Erosion in the United States

    1st Edition

    By Pierre R. Crosson

    In the 1970’s, agriculture in the United States seemed to be booming. With an extra demand for crops, extra acres were taken on to increase production which was predicted to increase further with an ever-growing population. However, concerns were beginning to be raised over the adequacy of land for…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • High Energy Costs

    Assessing the Burden, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hans H. Landsberg

    The two major concerns in the energy policy debate relate to economic efficiency and whether the price should indicate to each consumer the true cost to the economy of using more energy, and the second is that of economic equity where it is argued that energy is a basic necessity for survival and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Resource Economics

    Selected Works of Orris C. Herfindahl, 1st Edition

    Edited by David B. Brooks

    Only a few economists have vigorously dealt with mineral economics. Among these few, Orris C. Herfindahl has probably probed the most deeply. This volume, originally published in 1974, presents Herfindahl’s most significant and enlightening contributions to the field of resource economics. This…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • International Watercourses Law in the Nile River Basin

    Three States at a Crossroads, 1st Edition

    By Tadesse Kassa Woldetsadik

    The Nile River and its basin extend over a distinctive geophysical cord connecting eleven sovereign states from Egypt to Tanzania, which are home to an estimated population of 422.2 million people. The Nile is an essential source of water for domestic, industrial and agricultural uses throughout…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Water Economics and Institutions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kimberly Burnett, Richard Howitt, James A. Roumasset, Christopher A. Wada

    Growing scarcity of freshwater worldwide brings to light the need for sound water resource modeling and policy analysis. While a solid foundation has been established for many specific water management problems, combining those methods and principles in a unified framework remains an ongoing…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Resource Efficiency Complexity and the Commons

    The Paracommons and Paradoxes of Natural Resource Losses, Wastes and Wastages, 1st Edition

    By Bruce Lankford

    The efficient use of natural resources is key to a sustainable economy, and yet the complexities of the physical aspects of resource efficiency are poorly understood. In this challenging book, the author proposes a major advance in our understanding of this topic by analysing resource efficiency…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

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