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  1. Environmental Governance and Decentralisation

    Environmental Governance and Decentralisation

    Edited by Albert Breton, Giorgio Brosio, Silvana Dalmazzone, Giovanna Garrone
    This book examines how different countries define and address environmental issues, specifically in relation to intergovernmental relations: the creation of institutions, the assignment of powers, and the success of alternative solutions. It also investigates whether a systemic view of the environment has influenced the policy-making process. The broad perspective adopted includes a detailed analysis of seventeen countries in six continents by scholars from a range of disciplines – economics, political science, environmental science and law – thus producing novel material that moves away from the conventional treatment of decentralisation and the environment in economic literature. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 276.00   Web: $ 248.40
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  2. Technological Change and Environmental Policy

    Technological Change and Environmental Policy

    Shunsuke Managi
    This important book provides a comprehensive analysis of technological change and environmental policy within the (context of) oil and gas industries. It identifies and measures the impact of technological change, both in market and environmental output sectors and takes steps to identify the key causal relationships. The author focuses on the design and implementation of environmental policies that encourage technological progress in the face of the depletion of natural resources and the increasing stringency of environmental regulations. Detailed policy scenarios provide quantitative assessments that indicate the significance of potential benefits of technological change and well-designed environmental policy. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  3. Scarcity, Entitlements and the Economics of Water in Developing Countries

    Scarcity, Entitlements and the Economics of Water in Developing Countries

    P. B. Anand
    P.B. Anand argues that if water supply and sanitation were mainly problems of technology or financial resources, they would have been resolved long ago. While appreciating that technology and finances are important, he ascertains that there are many other factors affecting our ability to intervene and improve the effectiveness of policies. The author explores these factors, raising questions such as ‘How is water scarcity defined?’, ‘Are there patterns that indicate how nations use available freshwater resources?’, ‘Does water shortage make nations use water more efficiently?’, and ‘What explains the variation in progress with regard to Millennium Development Goals related to water and sanitation?’. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 51.00   Web: $ 40.80
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  4. Economic Valuation of River Systems

    Economic Valuation of River Systems

    Edited by Fred J. Hitzhusen
    The book applies benefit–cost analysis and a wide array of non-market and distribution economic valuation methods in ecologic context to determine the pay-off and distribution impacts of various infrastructure and water quality improvements to eight river systems in the Great Lakes region of the US. The generally positive results have important implications for public policy and future research. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 64.00   Web: $ 51.20
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  5. The Impact of the WTO

    The Impact of the WTO

    Trish Kelly
    This volume is the first to provide a comprehensive analysis of the nine environmental and health disputes that have been adjudicated at the WTO since 1995. The investigation concludes that criticism of the WTO has been overstated and, surprisingly, nations do in fact retain sovereignty over environmental and health policy. The disputes explored suggest that the WTO has been able to balance trade, environmental and health objectives. The discussion illuminates the strengths and weaknesses of the dispute resolution process and closes with suggestions for improving it. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  6. Electricity and Energy Policy in Britain, France and the United States since 1945

    Electricity and Energy Policy in Britain, France and the United States since 1945

    Martin Chick
    Martin Chick’s book is a major economic and historical study of the development of electricity and energy policy in Britain, France and the United States since 1945. Using newly available archival material the author draws important comparisons between these countries and includes all of the fuel and power industries. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 51.00   Web: $ 40.80
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  7. Environment and Industry in Developing Countries

    Environment and Industry in Developing Countries

    Ralph A. Luken, Frank Van Rompaey
    Industries located in developing countries have made major improvements in environmental performance since the Rio Earth Summit of 1992. More specifically, their record in reducing energy-use and water-pollutant intensities has been better than developed countries. This significant new book investigates what motivates industries in developing countries to adopt environmentally sound technology (EST) – a subject about which very little is actually known. The authors present the findings of a United Nations study of the factors that determined EST adoption by 105 manufacturing plants in four different sectors within eight developing countries. They explore both factors internal to the plants as well as external factors including governments, markets and civil society. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 164.00   Web: $ 147.60
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  8. Redesigning Environmental Valuation

    Redesigning Environmental Valuation

    Neil A. Powe
    This comprehensive volume explores the extent to which the challenges facing stated preference environmental valuation can be overcome through mixing methods. In redesigning stated preference, two approaches are considered: mixing methods within conventional stated preference; and then moving away from the conventional to explore the use of group methods within preference construction and forming a social consensus on willingness to pay. These approaches are assessed in the light of qualitative findings evaluating the applicability of environmental valuation. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  9. Institutions and Sustainable Transport

    Institutions and Sustainable Transport

    Edited by Piet Rietveld, Roger R. Stough
    This unique book examines the role of institutions in transport regulation within a sustainability and comparative Trans-Atlantic framework. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 151.00   Web: $ 135.90
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  10. Conflict, Cooperation and Institutions in International Water Management

    Conflict, Cooperation and Institutions in International Water Management

    Ines Dombrowsky
    This book asks under which conditions cooperation is in the interest of the riparian countries sharing international waters, and how institutions must be designed to realize potential gains of cooperation. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 178.00   Web: $ 160.20
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  11. Climate and Trade Policy

    Climate and Trade Policy

    Edited by Carlo Carraro, Christian Egenhofer
    The difficulty of achieving and implementing a global climate change agreement has stimulated a wide range of policy proposals designed to favour the participation of a large number of countries in a global cooperative effort to control greenhouse gas emissions. This significant book analyses the viability of controlling climate change through a set of regional or sub-global climate agreements rather than via a global treaty. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  12. Sustainable Development in Water-Stressed Developing Countries

    Sustainable Development in Water-Stressed Developing Countries

    Satoshi Kojima
    This innovative book investigates the practical applications of sustainable development in the spirit of the Brundtland Report, paying special attention to water-stressed developing countries. Satoshi Kojima argues that the main objective of sustainable development is poverty alleviation within the present generation without destroying those ecosystems underpinning life support systems. The policy implications of such sustainable development policies are investigated with an original quantitative policy analysis framework. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  13. Evolutionary Economics and Environmental Policy

    Evolutionary Economics and Environmental Policy

    Jeroen C.J.M. van den Bergh, Albert Faber, Annemarth M. Idenburg, Frans H. Oosterhuis
    This study offers a unique evolutionary economics perspective on energy and innovation policies in the wider context of the transition to sustainable development. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  14. Impact Assessment and Sustainable Development

    Impact Assessment and Sustainable Development

    Edited by Clive George, Colin Kirkpatrick
    Translation of the principle of sustainable development into policy and practice, and the evaluation of the outcomes of these strategic interventions, are some of the most pressing challenges facing policymakers in Europe and beyond. The chapters in this book contribute to the debate surrounding these challenges. By exploring the conceptual and methodological issues relating to the evaluation of sustainable development and analysing European practice and experience, this work provides a coherent and integrated contribution to our understanding of these issues. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  15. The Economics of Global Environmental Change

    The Economics of Global Environmental Change

    Edited by Mario Cogoy, Karl W. Steininger
    This book analyses some of the difficulties in the construction of such a framework and offers suggestions on how they might be overcome. The contributions in The Economics of Global Environmental Change address international trade, land-use change, biodiversity preservation, the management of water resources and the composition of water-related conflicts, global warming and strategic aspects of international environmental agreements. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  16. Sustainable Resource Management

    Sustainable Resource Management

    Edited by Peter N. Nemetz
    This provocative book examines the broad and complex conceptual issues that must be addressed in order to achieve sustainable development. It begins with several case studies that reflect innovative policy and strategic initiatives within the corporate and public sectors, followed by a sector-by-sector analysis of specific opportunities and challenges within the critical resource domains of energy and global climate, human health, fisheries, agriculture, biodiversity, and forestry. It concludes by discussing how to measure and assess national economic and corporate activity, and whether humanity is itself capable of making the changes necessary to guarantee its own survival. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  17. International Environmental Liability and Barriers to Trade

    International Environmental Liability and Barriers to Trade

    Kareen L. Holtby, William A. Kerr, Jill E. Hobbs
    Trade and the environment has become a major issue in international relations, yet the surrounding debate is polarised and hostile. On the one hand international trade is perceived as a major threat to environmental sustainability, whilst on the other trade and the economic development arising from it is seen as the prerequisite to stronger environmental protection. Nowhere is the debate more acrimonious than over trade in genetically modified organisms. The Biosafety Protocol has been negotiated to govern trade in genetically modified products and includes provisions for an international liability regime to facilitate trade – a subject that has been little studied. This valuable book explores the role, design and potential effectiveness of an international liability regime and will be an essential read to all those interested in international trade policy, environmental economics, international politics and international law. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  18. Sustainable Development in Europe

    Sustainable Development in Europe

    Edited by Uwe Schubert, Eckhard Störmer
    Evaluating sustainable development is becoming increasingly important in policy making, evaluation practice and the scientific world in general. However, at present, there is neither a generally accepted set of measures and evaluation methods, nor specific standards to be met. Sustainable Development in Europe addresses these issues and presents an important and concise analysis of state-of-the-art sustainable development evaluation policies, programmes and projects currently at work in Europe. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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  19. The Regulatory Challenge of Biotechnology

    The Regulatory Challenge of Biotechnology

    Edited by Han Somsen
    This book will make a significant contribution to the debate surrounding the effective regulation of biotechnology. The contributing authors assess how regulatory regimes can accommodate the many different and often conflicting issues to which biotechnology is giving rise to (including a very tainted public image). The book’s ultimate aim is to explore ways of designing a regulatory regime that takes heed of these different demands whilst, at the same time, answering to the imperatives of effectiveness and efficiency. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  20. China and the Global Energy Crisis

    China and the Global Energy Crisis

    Tatsu Kambara, Christopher Howe
    This book examines China’s record of oil and gas development, its refining capacity, and energy prospects. The authors conclude that there are no fundamental reasons for anxiety about China’s demands on the world energy economy, but they emphasize that its energy future will depend critically on a continuation of reform and internationalization. China and the Global Energy Crisis is a concise but detailed study of these issues. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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