Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Business

  • Digital Business and Sustainable Development

    Asian Perspectives

    By Yongrok Choi

    The Internet has ushered in a new era in the economies of networking. With the increasing need for optimization based on these network economies, the IT-based e-business has become a platform for study as well as daily practice. In a similar vein, global warming has raised many issues which come…

    Hardback – 2017-03-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Business Management

  • Fair Trade and Organic Initiatives in Asian Agriculture

    The Hidden Realities

    By Rie Makita, Tadasu Tsuruta

    In addition to constituting an evolving area of inquiry within the social sciences, agricultural certification, and particularly its Fair Trade and organic components, has emerged as a significant tool for promoting rural development in the global South. This book is unique for two reasons. First,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • The Economics of the Sulphur Industry

    By Jared E. Hazleton

    Between the 1950’s and 1970’s, the Sulphur industry continued to grow despite occasional shortages and excesses. In this study originally published in 1970, Hazleton focuses on the Frasch sulphur industry to explore issues such as competing sources of sulphur, the possibilities of sulphur being…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Oil Prices and the Future of OPEC

    The Political Economy of Tension and Stability in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Coutnries

    By Theodore H. Moran

    The policy of the United States and, by extension, that of many oil importing countries, toward OPEC countries is in large part a function of an estimate of the factors that condition oil decisions in exporting countries. In this title, originally published in 1978, Ted Moran examines how immune…

    Paperback – 2017-03-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Postwar Trends in U.S. Forest Products Trade

    A Global, National, and Regional View

    By Roger A. Sedjo, Samuel J. Radcliffe

    By the end of World War II, the United States had become well integrated into the world markets for forest products. No longer can domestic prices of forest products be viewed as being wholly determined by domestic demand and supply, nor even by North American supply and demand, but must be viewed…

    Paperback – 2017-03-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Energy Modeling

    Art Science Practice

    Edited by Milton F. Searl

    In 1973, a seminar was held by Resources for the Future to bring together the new and growing community of scholars researching into the general field of energy modelling. Originally published in the same year, this report gathers together all of the papers presented at that seminar in order to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • U.S. Interests and Global Natural Resources

    Energy, Minerals, Food

    Edited by Emery. A. Castle, Kent. A Price

    Originally published in 1983, U.S. Interests and Global Natural Resources explores the links between foreign policy and the global distribution of natural resources paying particular attention to the U.S. This collection of essays delves into the importance of factors such as differing economic…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The World Aluminum Industry in a Changing Energy Era

    Edited by Merton J. Peck

    As a heavy user of electricity the primary aluminium smelting industry is a leading example of the effects of variations in energy costs. This title tells the story that with the rise in energy costs, three regions—Japan, the United States, and Western Europe –have become high-cost locations for…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Regulatory Approach to Air Quality Management

    A Case Study of New Mexico

    By Winston Harrington

    In the wake of the Clean Air Amendments of 1970 in the United States, sources of emissions could be held accountable for the degradation of air quality in the local environment. This case study of air quality management in New Mexico was produced to shed some light on the procedures and activities…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Trends in Energy Use in Industrial Societies

    An Overview

    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

  • Promoting Sustainable Living

    Sustainability as an Object of Desire

    By Justyna Karakiewicz, Audrey Yue, Angela Paladino

    Current images of sustainability are often designed to instil fear and force change, not because we believe in it, but because we fear the consequences of inaction. Moving away from negative portrayals of sustainability, this book identifies the factors that motivate people to aspire towards…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Energy and Transport in Green Transition

    Perspectives on Ecomodernity

    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 – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

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