Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Economics

  • Peak Energy Demand and Demand Side Response book cover

    Peak Energy Demand and Demand Side Response

    By Jacopo Torriti

    With different intensities, depending on the season, every morning and evening of any weekday there are the same peaks in electricity demand. Peaks can bring about significantly negative environmental and economic impacts. Demand Side Response is a relatively recent solution in Europe which has the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Ecology, Sustainable Development and Accounting book cover

    Ecology, Sustainable Development and Accounting

    By Seleshi Sisaye

    Accounting literature has viewed sustainability in terms of social, economic and environmental performances. There have been concerns that the relationship between sustainability, accounting and organizational performance cannot be explained unless we can deduce patterns of administrative behaviour…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • State Mineral Enterprises: An Investigation into their Impact on International Mineral Markets book cover

    State Mineral Enterprises

    An Investigation into their Impact on International Mineral Markets

    By Marian Radetzki

    State ownership in mineral industries has increased massively from the 1950’s affecting the world mineral sector greatly. Originally published in 1985, this study analyses the effects this had on the international market covering topics such as state takeovers of mineral firms, price stabilisation…

    Paperback – 2017-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Politics of Sustainability: Philosophical perspectives book cover

    The Politics of Sustainability

    Philosophical perspectives

    Edited by Dieter Birnbacher, May Thorseth

    Responsibility for future generations is easily postulated in the abstract but it is much more difficult to set it to work in the concrete. It requires some changes in individual and institutional attitudes that are in opposition to what has been called the "systems variables" of industrial society…

    Paperback – 2017-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Redefining Prosperity book cover

    Redefining Prosperity

    Edited by Isabelle Cassiers

    Society today faces a difficult contradiction: we know exactly how the physical limits of our planet are being reached and exactly why we cannot go on as we have before – and yet, collectively, we seem unable to reach crucial decisions for our future in a timely way. This book argues that our…

    Paperback – 2017-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

  • The Comparative Economics of Plantation Forestry: A Global Assessment book cover

    The Comparative Economics of Plantation Forestry

    A Global Assessment

    By Roger A. Sedjo

    Plantation forestry is the planting, managing, and harvesting of trees for the production of industrial wood. Originally published in 1983, the principal focus and contribution of the study lies in Roger Sedjo’s examination of the economic returns in twelve forest regions throughout the world. The…

    Paperback – 2017-04-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Energy, Foresight and Strategy book cover

    Energy, Foresight and Strategy

    Edited by Thomas J. Sargent

    The essays in Energy, Foresight and Strategy apply rational expectation theory to various energy markets with the intention of discussing issues relevant to analysis and decision making in the whole of the energy field. Originally published in 1985, issues explored include oil exportation, energy…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Limits of the Green Economy: From re-inventing capitalism to re-politicising the present book cover

    The Limits of the Green Economy

    From re-inventing capitalism to re-politicising the present

    By Anneleen Kenis, Matthias Lievens

    Projecting win-win situations, new economic opportunities, green growth and innovative partnerships, the green economy discourse has quickly gained centre stage in international environmental governance and policymaking. Its underlying message is attractive and optimistic: if the market can become…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Green Growth and Low Carbon Development in East Asia book cover

    Green Growth and Low Carbon Development in East Asia

    Edited by Fumikazu Yoshida, Akihisa Mori

    The concept of green growth, coupled with one of green economy and low carbon development, is a global concern especially in the face of the multiple crises that the world has faced in recent years - climate, oil, food, and financial crises. In East Asia, this concept is regarded as the key in…

    Paperback – 2017-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

  • Environmental Subsidies to Consumers: How did they work in the Japanese market? book cover

    Environmental Subsidies to Consumers

    How did they work in the Japanese market?

    Edited by Shigeru Matsumoto

    A typical consumer underestimates the benefits of future energy savings and underinvests in energy efficiency, relative to a description of the socially optimal level of energy efficiency. To alleviate this energy-efficiency gap problem, various programs have been implemented. In recent years, many…

    Paperback – 2017-04-15
    Routledge

  • 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

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