Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Economics

  • China’s Role in Reducing Carbon Emissions: The Stabilisation of Energy Consumption and the Deployment of Renewable Energy book cover

    China’s Role in Reducing Carbon Emissions

    The Stabilisation of Energy Consumption and the Deployment of Renewable Energy

    By David Toke

    China, a still developing economy comprising a fifth of the world’s population, will play a key role in the global movement towards reducing carbon emissions. The aims of the Paris Agreement may stand or fall with China, both for its own contribution and the example it will set the developing world…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge

  • Transformative Ecological Economics: Process Philosophy, Ideology and Utopia book cover

    Transformative Ecological Economics

    Process Philosophy, Ideology and Utopia

    By Ove Jakobsen

    When we look at the state of the world today, what is most evident is the fact that the major problems of our time – energy, environment, economy, climate change and social justice – cannot be understood in isolation. They are interconnected problems, which means that they require…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

  • Routledge Handbook of Ecological Economics: Nature and Society book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Ecological Economics

    Nature and Society

    Edited by Clive L. Spash

    Since becoming formally established with an international academic society in the late 1980s, ecological economics has advanced understanding of the interactions between social and biophysical reality. It initially combined questioning of the basis of mainstream economics with a concern for…

    Hardback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Energy Development in the Southwest: Problems of Water, Fish and Wildlife in the Upper Colorado River Basin book cover

    Energy Development in the Southwest

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

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

    First published in 1980, the first volume of Energy Development in the Southwest analyses four potential energy development scenarios for the Four Corner states (i.e., Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming) and for the Upper Colorado River Basin, based on alternative national energy…

    Paperback – 2017-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reform of Metropolitan Governments book cover

    Reform of Metropolitan Governments

    By Steven P. Erie, John J. Kirlin, Francine F. Rabinovitz, Lance Liebman, Charles M. Haar

    Originally published in 1972, this study aims to explore governmental interaction with people and publics interests and institutions in Metropolitan America. These papers discuss issues of how governance can be improved and the federal role in Metropolitanism as well as suggesting ways in which…

    Paperback – 2017-04-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Controlling Asbestos in Buildings: An Economic Investigation book cover

    Controlling Asbestos in Buildings

    An Economic Investigation

    By Donald N. Dewees

    Asbestos dust is well-known for causing cancer and other life-threatening illnesses yet still contaminates countless schools, factories and office buildings. This raises the issue of the best way to deal with Asbestos; immediate removal, containment or removal at renovation or demolition.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Global Development and the Environment: Perspectives on Sustainability book cover

    Global Development and the Environment

    Perspectives on Sustainability

    Edited by Joel Darmstadter

    In preparation for the United Nation’s Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992, this study aimed to detail enduring environmental issues that might or might not have been considered at the conference. Originally published earlier that year, Global Development and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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