Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Economics

  • Positional Analysis for Sustainable Development: Reconsidering Policy, Economics and Accounting book cover

    Positional Analysis for Sustainable Development

    Reconsidering Policy, Economics and Accounting

    By Judy Brown, Peter Soderbaum, Malgorzata Dereniowska

    Climate change, biodiversity loss, pollution of land and water, land-use changes, lack of equality and other problems at local, national and global levels represent a challenge for economics as a social science. Mainstream neoclassical economics may be able to contribute to a more sustainable…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

  • The Bad Earth: Environmental Degradation in China book cover

    The Bad Earth

    Environmental Degradation in China

    By Vaclav Smil

    As China strives to significantly increase its economic output, the nation faces an acute deterioration of the physical resources from which this prodigious growth springs. Major problems include water shortages, the pollution of water, high levels of carcinogens in the air, accelerating erosion,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Economic Valuation of Biodiversity: An Interdisciplinary Conceptual Perspective book cover

    Economic Valuation of Biodiversity

    An Interdisciplinary Conceptual Perspective

    By Bartosz Bartkowski

    While biodiversity loss is an ecological phenomenon, it also has further dimensions – political, social and, last but not least, economic. From the economic perspective, the rapid loss of biological diversity can be viewed in two ways. First, the consequence of this deterioration process is a loss…

    Hardback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Biodiversity Politics and Management

  • Energy Policy in China book cover

    Energy Policy in China

    By Chi-Jen Yang

    Energy policy has always been an important part of China’s national policy agenda. Although the overall Chinese economy has become largely market-driven, its energy sectors are still subject to varying degrees of government control. Authoritarian governance allows China to move very quickly in some…

    Hardback – 2017-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • China: Tackle the Challenge of Global Climate Change book cover

    China: Tackle the Challenge of Global Climate Change

    By Angang Hu, Qingyou Guan

    Global climate change is one of the challenges ever to confront humanity with the largest scale, widest scope and most far-reaching influence. As the biggest developing country with the largest population, China is the world’s leading consumer of coal and energy, and one of the worst-hit…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Agriculture and Rural Development in a Globalizing World: Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Agriculture and Rural Development in a Globalizing World

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Prabhu Pingali, Gershon Feder

    Rapid structural transformation and urbanization are transforming agriculture and food production in rural areas across the world. This textbook provides a comprehensive review and assessment of the multi-faceted nature of  agriculture and rural development, particularly in the developing…

    Paperback – 2017-05-09
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Making Electricity Resilient: Risk and Security in a Liberalized Infrastructure book cover

    Making Electricity Resilient

    Risk and Security in a Liberalized Infrastructure

    By Antti Silvast

    Energy risk and security have become topical matters in Western and international policy discussions; ranging from international climate change mitigation to investment in energy infrastructures to support economic growth and more sustainable energy provisions. As such, ensuring the resilience of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Public Policies for Environmental Protection book cover

    Public Policies for Environmental Protection

    Edited by Paul R. Portney

    Originally published in 1990, this study tracks the issues, progress and problems in environmental issues in the United States from the 1980’s. Improvements in air and water quality as well as regulation of hazardous waste and toxic substances has led to new policies such as the Superfund Act and a…

    Paperback – 2017-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Handbook of Environmental Policy in China book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Environmental Policy in China

    Edited by Eva Sternfeld

    During the last few decades, China has accomplished unprecedented economic growth and has emerged as the second largest economy in the world. This ‘economic miracle’ has led hundreds of millions of people out of poverty, but has also come at a high cost. Environmental degradation and the impact of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Biodiversity in the Green Economy book cover

    Biodiversity in the Green Economy

    Edited by Alexandros Gasparatos, Katherine J. Willis

    In the past decade, the growing realization that biodiversity and human wellbeing are inextricably linked has led to the adoption of numerous environmental policies. The concept of the Green Economy has gained particular attention as an economic system where growth is possible within environmental…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge

  • Food Security, Agricultural Policies and Economic Growth: Long-term Dynamics in the Past, Present and Future book cover

    Food Security, Agricultural Policies and Economic Growth

    Long-term Dynamics in the Past, Present and Future

    By Niek Koning

    Using a political-economic approach supplemented with insights from human ecology, this volume analyzes the long-term dynamics of food security and economic growth. The book begins by discussing the nature of preindustrial food crises and the changes that have occurred…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Public Expenditure Decisions in the Urban Community book cover

    Public Expenditure Decisions in the Urban Community

    Edited by Howard G. Schaller

    In 1962, the Committee on Urban Economics held a conference on public expenditure decisions in order to promote analysis of the issues facing the public sector of the urban economy. Originally published in 1965, this report pulls together key papers presented at this conference discussing issues…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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