Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Economics

  • The Neoliberal Regime in the Agri-Food Sector

    Crisis, Resilience, and Restructuring

    Edited by Steven Wolf, Alessandro Bonanno

    For the last three decades, the Neoliberal regime, emphasising economic growth through deregulation, market integration, expansion of the private sector, and contraction of the welfare state has shaped production and consumption processes in agriculture and food. These institutional arrangements…

    Paperback – 2016-01-06
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Handbook of Carbon Offset Programs

    Trading Systems, Funds, Protocols and Standards

    By Anja Kollmuss, Michael Lazarus, Carrie Lee, Maurice LeFranc, Clifford Polycarp

    Greenhouse gas (GHG) offsets have long been promoted as an important element of a comprehensive climate policy approach. Offset programs can reduce the overall cost of achieving a given emission goal by enabling emission reductions to occur where costs are lower. Offsets have the potential to…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Environmental Market Insights

  • Global Urban Analysis

    A Survey of Cities in Globalization

    By Peter J Taylor, Pengfei Ni, Ben Derudder, Michael Hoyler, Jin Huang, Frank Witlox

    Global Urban Analysis provides a unique insight into the contemporary world economy through a focus on cities. It is based upon a large-scale customised data collection on how leading businesses use cities across the world: as headquarter locations, for finance, for professional and creative…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge

  • Electric Capitalism

    Recolonising Africa on the Power Grid

    Edited by David A. McDonald

    Although Africa is the most under-supplied region of the world for electricity, its economies are utterly dependent on it. There are enormous inequalities in electricity access, with industry receiving abundant supplies of cheap power while more than 80 per cent of the continent's population remain…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge

  • Ecosystem Goods and Services from Plantation Forests

    Edited by Jurgen Bauhus, Peter van der Meer, Markku Kanninen

    Plantation forests often have a negative image. They are typically assumed to be poor substitutes for natural forests, particularly in terms of biodiversity conservation, carbon storage, provision of clean drinking water and other non-timber goods and services. Often they are monocultures that do…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Challenging Consumption

    Pathways to a more Sustainable Future

    Edited by Anna R. Davies, Frances Fahy, Henrike Rau

    Sustainable consumption is a central research topic in academic discourses of sustainable development and global environmental change. Informed by a number of disciplinary perspectives, this book is structured around four key themes in sustainable consumption research: Living, Moving, Dwelling and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Regulating Water and Sanitation for the Poor

    Economic Regulation for Public and Private Partnerships

    Edited by Richard Franceys, Esther Gerlach

    'This excellent book makes a major contribution to the literature on regulation in a pro-poor direction for urban water supply. It is extremely relevant for policy-makers striving to achieve the Millennium Development Goal for halving the share of world's population without access to clean and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge

  • Carbon Markets

    An International Business Guide

    By Arnauld Brohe, Nick Eyre, Nicholas Howarth

    Winner of the Choice Outstanding Academic Titles of 2010 award. This book is a comprehensive and accessible guide to understanding the opportunities offered by regulated and voluntary carbon markets for tackling climate change. Coverage includes: - An overview of the problem of climate change,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge

  • Forests, Business and Sustainability

    Edited by Rajat Panwar, Robert Kozak, Eric Hansen

    Forests are under tremendous pressure from human uses of all kinds, and one of the most significant threats to their sustainability comes from commercial interests. This book presents a comprehensive examination of the interactions between the forest products sector and the sustainability of…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Trading Environments

    Frontiers, Commercial Knowledge and Environmental Transformation, 1750-1990

    Edited by Gordon M. Winder, Andreas Dix

    This volume examines dynamic interactions between the calculative and speculative practices of commerce and the fruitfulness, variability, materiality, liveliness and risks of nature. It does so in diverse environments caught up in new trading relationships forged on and through frontiers for…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment, Culture, and Society

  • Mineral Wealth and Economic Development

    Edited by John E. Tilton

    Over the last several decades, many low-income mineral exporting countries have seen their per capita income decline or their standard of living stagnate. In this title, prominent analysts identify reasons behind the distressing economic performance of these countries including ineffective public…

    Hardback – 2015-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sustainable Finance and Banking

    The Financial Sector and the Future of the Planet

    By Marcel Jeucken

    Banking and finance play a fundamental role in public policy and economic performance as well as in all forms of commerce and industry. They are crucial in determining whether society - from governments to individual consumers - succeeds in following an environmentally sustainable path. However,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

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