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  • Environmental Resources and Applied Welfare Economics

    Essays in Honor of John V. Krutilla

    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 – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Long-Term Adequacy of World Timber Supply

    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 – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Water Pollution

    Economics Aspects and Research Needs

    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 – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Quality of the Environment

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

    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 – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rebuilding Fukushima

    Edited by Mitsuo Yamakawa, Daisaku Yamamoto

    Five years after the one of the worst nuclear accidents in history, Fukushima now only occasionally headlines national and international media. However, the disaster is far from over, as evidenced by a hundred thousand people from Fukushima still in the state of evacuation, rising levels of…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Food Security and Development

    Country Case Studies

    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 – 2017-01-31 

  • Failure or Reform?

    Market-based policy instruments and the crisis of agricultural unsustainability

    By Stewart Lockie

    Paperback – 2016-12-31 

  • International Arctic Petroleum Cooperation

    Barents Sea Scenarios

    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 – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Prosperity without Growth

    Foundations for the Economy of Tomorrow, 2nd Edition

    By Tim Jackson

    What can prosperity possibly mean in a world of environmental and social limits? The publication of Prosperity without Growth was a landmark in the sustainability debate. Tim Jackson’s piercing challenge to conventional economics openly questioned the most highly-prized goal of politicians and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 

  • The Role of Government in Water Markets

    By Vanessa Casado-Perez

    Water is an increasingly scarce resource in developed regions all over the world. Current methods to allocate it are not economically or environmentally efficient, but water markets offer one potential solution in the form of a regulatory response to water scarcity. The debate on water markets is…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 

  • High-Speed Rail and Sustainability

    Decision-making and the political economy of investment

    Edited by Blas Luis Pérez Henríquez, Elizabeth Deakin

    High speed rail (HSR) is being touted as a strategic investment for connecting people across regions, while also fostering prosperity and smart urban growth. However, as its popularity increases, its implementation has become contentious with various parties contesting the validity of socioeconomic…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Sustainable Investing

    Revolutions in theory and practice

    Edited by Cary Krosinsky, Sophie Purdom

    A seminal shift has taken place in the world of investing. A clear and overarching reality has emerged which must be solved: financial considerations must factor in sustainability considerations for ongoing societal success, while sustainability issues equally need to be driven by a business case.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08 

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