Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Resources

  • Human Resources in the Urban Economy book cover

    Human Resources in the Urban Economy

    Edited by Mark Perlman

    Due to the urbanisation of American society and the economic problems that accompanied it; a series of conferences was held to explore the economics of human resources. Originally published in 1963, this study draws together papers from the first conference dealing mainly with the under-utilisation…

    Paperback – 2017-04-09
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  • Alternative Agricultural and Food Policies and the 1985 Farm Bill book cover

    Alternative Agricultural and Food Policies and the 1985 Farm Bill

    Edited by Gordon C. Rausser, Kenneth R. Farrell

    In 1985, the U.S. Congress confronted the difficult and complex task of developing a 5-year omnibus legislation allowing for lower commodity prices. But, policies predicated on the concept of agriculture as a unique sector of the economy became less and less appropriate to the highly interdependent…

    Paperback – 2017-04-08
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  • Waterfowl and Wetlands: Toward Bioeconomic Analysis book cover

    Waterfowl and Wetlands

    Toward Bioeconomic Analysis

    By Judd Hammack, Gardner Mallard Brown Jr.

    Originally published in 1974, Waterfowl and Wetlands analyses waterfowl hunting patterns in the late sixties in the hopes of protecting waterfowl resources such as wetlands. Wetlands are obviously an important resource for migratory waterfowl however they are often drained for agricultural purposes…

    Paperback – 2017-04-08
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  • Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services book cover

    Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-06
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  • Automotive Scrap Recycling: Processes, Prices and Prospects book cover

    Automotive Scrap Recycling

    Processes, Prices and Prospects

    By James. W Sawyer

    Automotive Scrap Recycling provides a qualitative description of the steel scrap industry by focussing on its largest segment: conversion of obsolete cars into steel scrap. Originally published in1974, this report covers issues such as the structure of the industry and quality problems with scrap…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05
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  • Rural Energy Development in China book cover

    Rural Energy Development in China

    By Robert P. Taylor

    In this title, originally published in 1981, author Robert P. Taylor calls for a greater understanding of rural energy supply and consumption patterns in the developing countries. Here, Taylor specifically examines the rural energy development in China as it is the world’s largest developing…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05
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  • Transportation and Urban Land book cover

    Transportation and Urban Land

    By Lowdon Wingo Jr.

    Urban land is a precious resource and originally published in 1961, Transportation and Urban Land aims to create an approach to analysing and projecting its uses with a particular focus on the household sector. By considering matters such as employment centres, organisation and technology of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05
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  • Current Issues in Natural Resource Policy book cover

    Current Issues in Natural Resource Policy

    Edited by Paul R. Portney

    This volume offers an objective view of some of the most critical issues in natural resources. Written in nontechnical language, it uses ideas drawn from economics to look at the issues, examine how government laws and policies have caused some of them arise, and to find ways in which problems can…

    Paperback – 2017-04-04
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  • International Comparisons of Energy Consumption book cover

    International Comparisons of Energy Consumption

    Edited by Joy Dunkerley

    Originally published in 1978, this report summarises the results of a workshop on why energy consumption is much higher in the United States than other industrialised countries with similar living standards. The papers included in the workshop make interesting comparisons between countries such as…

    Paperback – 2017-04-04
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  • Water for Western Agriculture book cover

    Water for Western Agriculture

    By Kenneth D. Frederick

    This title, originally published in 1982, examines the importance of western irrigation to U.S. agriculture and the impacts of the changing water supply situation on the development of western irrigation. Past trends, water supply conditions, water institutions, economic forces, technological…

    Paperback – 2017-04-04
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  • Resource and Environmental Effects of U.S. Agriculture book cover

    Resource and Environmental Effects of U.S. Agriculture

    By Pierre R. Crosson, Sterling Brubaker

    Originally published in 1982, this report explores long-term trends in demand for U.S. agricultural production, energy prices and agricultural technologies and their effect on natural resources such as land and water in the United States. Crosson and Brubaker also discuss possible policy…

    Paperback – 2017-04-03
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  • The Nation Looks at its Resources book cover

    The Nation Looks at its Resources

    Edited by Henry Jarrett

    The Nation Looks at its Resources records the key points of the Mid-Century Conference on Resources for the Future held in Washington in 1953. Originally published in 1954, this report reveals the concern felt by those attending the conference about the mounting pressure on our resources from the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-03
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