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  1. Heat, Greed and Human Need

    Heat, Greed and Human Need

    Ian Gough
    This book builds an essential bridge between climate change and social policy. Combining ethics and human need theory with political economy and climate science, it offers a long-term, interdisciplinary analysis of the prospects for sustainable development and social justice. Beyond ‘green growth’ (which assumes an unprecedented rise in the emissions efficiency of production) it envisages two further policy stages vital for rich countries: a progressive ‘recomposition’ of consumption, and a post-growth ceiling on demand. An essential resource for scholars and policymakers. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  2. Economics and Environmental Change

    Economics and Environmental Change

    Clement A. Tisdell
    In this innovative book, Clement Tisdell adopts a holistic approach, combining economic, social, biophysical and historical considerations to analyse the economic origins of major contemporary environmental problems, especially those associated with climate change. The ability of humankind to respond effectively to these problems is assessed in a unique and lucid fashion. The depth and nature of social embedding is identified as the major (but not the only) barrier to dealing with human-induced environmental change. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  3. Methods for Sustainability Research

    Methods for Sustainability Research

    Edited by Janette Hartz-Karp, Dora Marinova
    This book offers a collection of methods and approaches aimed at resolving some of humanity’s most pressing problems on a local and global level. Many of the methods are practical, with straightforward application and demonstrated positive outcomes whilst others are more visionary. Important for transitioning to a more sustainable world, these methods allow for the constructive challenging of existing western development and governance. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  4. Beyond Uneconomic Growth

    Beyond Uneconomic Growth

    Edited by Joshua Farley, Deepak Malghan
    This engaging book brings together leading ecological economists to collectively present a definitive case for looking beyond economic growth as the sole panacea for the world’s ecological predicament. Grounded in physics, ecology, and the science of human behavior, contributors show how economic growth itself has become “uneconomic” and adds to a ravaging of both social and ecological cohesion. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  5. Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers, Forest Conservation and Climate Change

    Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers, Forest Conservation and Climate Change

    Silvia Irawan, Luca Tacconi
    Intergovernmental fiscal transfers (IFTs) are an innovative way to create incentives for local public actors to support conservation. This book contributes to the debate about how to conserve tropical forests by implementing mechanisms for reducing deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+). With Indonesia as a case study, the authors adopt an interdisciplinary approach, drawing on political science, economics, and public policy. They consider the theoretical justification, as well as the wider political and administrative context for developing the design of IFTs for conservation. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  6. Putting Sustainability into Practice

    Putting Sustainability into Practice

    Edited by Emily H. Kennedy, Maurie J. Cohen, Naomi Krogman
    Putting Sustainability into Practice offers a robust and interdisciplinary understanding of contemporary consumption routines that challenges conventional approaches to social change premised on behavioral economics and social psychology. Empirical research is featured from eight different countries, using both qualitative and quantitative data to support its thesis. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  7. From Uneconomic Growth to a Steady-State Economy

    From Uneconomic Growth to a Steady-State Economy

    Herman E. Daly
    In this important book, Herman E. Daly lays bare the weaknesses of growth economics and explains why, in contrast, a steady-state economy is both necessary and desirable. Through the course of the book, Daly develops the basic concept and theory of a steady-state economy from the 1970s limits to growth debates. In doing so, he draws on work from the classical economists, through both conflicts and agreements with neo-classical and Keynesian economists, as well as recent debates on uneconomic growth. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  8. Sustainability Science for Strong Sustainability

    Sustainability Science for Strong Sustainability

    Tom Dedeurwaerdere
    The dynamism of science has been catalytic for human prosperity in recent history. Conventional perspectives of the ivory tower model of modern science are, however, rivalled by the failure of humanity to tackle global crises of an economic, environmental and social nature. Operational solutions to these pressures have grown and exposed pitfalls of modern science to date. Sustainability Science for Strong Sustainability investigates core concepts, tools and institutional strategies of transdisciplinary sustainability science. Prominent research programs within heterodox economics, the environmental sciences and transition theory are explored through diverse case studies, revealing challenges and advancements for transdisciplinary research. In this book, the reform of modern science is facilitated by the consideration of action points to overcome the institutional barriers of putting sustainability science into practice. Researchers, students and policy practitioners will benefit from up to date knowledge on the practice of transdisciplinary research for sustainability. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 105.00   Web: $ 94.50
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  9. Human Values and Biodiversity Conservation

    Human Values and Biodiversity Conservation

    Clement A. Tisdell
    This pioneering book explores the influence of human values on the willingness of individuals to pay for the conservation of individual wildlife species (and classes of these), to be for or against their survival, and to favour or oppose their harvesting. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  10. Valuing Ecosystem Services

    Valuing Ecosystem Services

    Edited by K. N. Ninan
    Conserving biodiversity and ecosystem services is critical to promoting human welfare and sustainable development. Ecosystem services valuation has therefore recently assumed prominence in research and policy circles. In this illuminating volume, leading experts from around the world discuss the key methodological issues and challenges in valuing ecosystem services. Covering a cross-section of ecosystems and services in different sites, countries and regions, the collection also usefully presents case studies that value ecosystem services and experiences with operationalising valuation into policy. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  11. GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY FINANCE

    GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY FINANCE

    Edited by Joshua Bishop, Chloe Hill
    Global Biodiversity Finance sets out the case for scaling up Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) at the international level. The book explores how International Payments for Ecosystem Services (IPES) can help capture the global willingness-to-pay for biodiversity, and how the resulting revenues can be used efficiently to encourage conservation and the sustainable supply of ecosystem services, on which we all depend. This timely volume includes examples of promising initiatives from around the world, supporting an agenda for action to make IPES a reality. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  12. Sustainable Automobility

    Sustainable Automobility

    Paul Nieuwenhuis
    If we are part of nature, then so is everything we make. This unique book explores this notion using the example of the car, how it is made and used and especially how we relate to it, with a view to creating a more sustainable automobility. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  13. Values, Payments and Institutions for Ecosystem Management

    Values, Payments and Institutions for Ecosystem Management

    Edited by Pushpam Kumar, Ibrahim Thiaw
    Using a selection of authoritative and original contributions, this timely book explores the uncertainty surrounding the impact of decisions undertaken to manage ecosystem services worldwide. Invariably, the policies designed and implemented to manage forests, wetlands, and marine and coastal environments often involve conflicts of interest between various stakeholders. This has added an additional layer of complexity in the context of developing countries where institutions and governance are weak or absent. Economic valuation and the subsequent design of innovative response tools such as payment for ecosystem services (PES) have the potential to offer far greater transparency. In the case of LDCs, the identification of suitable institutions for executing these tools is also of vital importance. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  14. Globalisation, Economic Transition and the Environment

    Globalisation, Economic Transition and the Environment

    Edited by Philip Lawn
    This book focuses on three critical issues pertaining to the broader goal of sustainable development – namely, the degenerative forces of globalisation, ecological sustainability requirements, and how best to negotiate the economic transition process. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  15. Foundations of Economic Evolution

    Foundations of Economic Evolution

    Carsten Herrmann-Pillath
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  16. Weak versus Strong Sustainability

    Weak versus Strong Sustainability

    Eric Neumayer
    This fourth edition of an enduring and popular book has been fully updated and revised, exploring the two opposing paradigms of sustainability in an insightful and accessible way. Eric Neumayer contends that central to the debate on sustainable development is the question of whether natural capital can be substituted by other forms of capital. Proponents of weak sustainability maintain that such substitutability is possible, whilst followers of strong sustainability regard natural capital as non-substitutable. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  17. Innovations in Sustainable Consumption

    Innovations in Sustainable Consumption

    Edited by Maurie J. Cohen, Halina Szejnwald Brown, Philip J. Vergragt
    This timely volume recognizes that traditional policy approaches to reduce human impacts on the environment through technological change – for example, emphasizing resource efficiency and the development of renewable energy sources – are insufficient to meet the most pressing sustainability challenges of the twenty-first century. Instead, the editors and contributors argue that we must fundamentally reconfigure our lifestyles and social institutions if we are to make the transition toward a truly sustainable future. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  18. Macroeconomics and the Environment

    Macroeconomics and the Environment

    Salah El Serafy
    Though scientists and environmentalists have long expressed concern over the rapid deterioration of the global environment, economists have largely failed to recognize the issue’s relevance to their field. Salah El Serafy argues for an increased focus on the economic aspects of environmental degradation, calling for a fundamental shift in how economists measure and discuss national income. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  19. Competition, Diversity and Economic Performance

    Competition, Diversity and Economic Performance

    Clement A. Tisdell
    This thought-provoking book explores the influences of market competition and diverse behaviours of economic agents on economic performance, particularly dynamic economic performance. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  20. Economics and Ecosystems

    Economics and Ecosystems

    Lars Hein
    Economics and Ecosystems demonstrates how the concepts of economic efficiency, sustainability and equity can be applied in ecosystem management. The book presents an overview of these three concepts, a framework for their analysis and modelling, and three case studies. Specific attention is given to how complex ecosystem dynamics, such as thresholds or irreversible responses, influence ecosystem management options. The case studies focus on ecosystem dynamics and ecosystem services supply in a forest ecosystem, a Dutch wetland, and a rangeland in the Western Sahel. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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