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  1. Climate Change Policies

    Climate Change Policies

    Edited by Emilio Cerdá Tena, Xavier Labandeira
    Climate Change Policies sheds light on the foundations, design and effects of climate change policies. Written by leading international experts in the field, this book deals with the various economic effects from climate change policies introduced at national and international levels. It also expertly describes actual applications of climate change policies in the main emitting countries. This insightful study includes chapters on public policies and climate change impacts, adaptation, mitigation, effects on competitiveness, new technologies, distributional concerns, and the international dimension. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  2. Systems Thinking and Decision Making in Urban and Environmental Planning

    Systems Thinking and Decision Making in Urban and Environmental Planning

    Anastássios Perdicoúlis
    In this path-breaking book, Anastássios Perdicoúlis progresses the conception and expression of the planning problem as an ‘extended mental model’. In doing so he concisely expresses the essential elements of strategic planning (conditions, objectives, action) in a visual form which both stimulates and clearly communicates reasoning. As a result, concerns, defined objectives, and corresponding actions are uniquely linked. He goes on to illustrate how the structural and functional organization of the target system extends naturally into the planning process, and how decision-making therefore becomes based on systems learning. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  3. The Economics of Climate Change

    The Economics of Climate Change

    Edited by Graciela Chichilnisky
    This two-volume collection brings together critical essays on the economics of climate change, describing advances in the field ranging from the Kyoto Protocol carbon market, to sustainability criteria, international trade, and the management of catastrophic risks. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 599.00   Web: $ 539.10
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  4. 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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  5. Deforestation and Climate Change

    Deforestation and Climate Change

    Edited by Valentina Bosetti, Ruben Lubowski
    Deforestation and forest degradation have long been recognized as environmental problems, with concerns over conservation of natural habitats and biological diversity capturing both scientific and public attention. More recently, the debate over tropical forest conservation has radically shifted to the approximately fifteen percent of global greenhouse gas emissions that are caused by deforestation and forest degradation, and to the potential synergies from integrating forest management with climate change policies. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  6. The Economics of Traffic Congestion

    The Economics of Traffic Congestion

    Edited by Erik Verhoef
    This essential two-volume collection contains the most influential articles written over the past eight decades that contribute to an understanding of the economics of traffic congestion. The first volume explores the classic contributions on congestion and road pricing and includes papers in dynamic models and second-best congestion pricing. The second volume analyses ownership arrangements such as private roads, investment and financing, urban land use, social acceptability and distributional aspects of road pricing. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 623.00   Web: $ 560.70
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  7. Governance for the Environment

    Governance for the Environment

    Edited by Alessandra Goria, Alessandra Sgobbi, Ingmar von Homeyer
    The integration of environmental concerns into other policy areas is widely recognized as a key element to achieve sustainable development. It also represents a challenge for the environmental community, requiring not only a new approach to policy-making but also changes to existing policies and their implementation. This essential book presents a diverse set of perspectives and experiences on how to support sustainable development through the integration of environmental issues into various policy sectors. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  8. Vulnerable Places, Vulnerable People

    Vulnerable Places, Vulnerable People

    Edited by Jonathan A. Cook, Owen Cylke, Donald F. Larson, John D. Nash, Pamela Stedman-Edwards
    While some argue that trade liberalization has raised incomes and led to environmental protection in developing countries, others claim that it generates neither poverty reduction nor sustainability. The detailed case studies in this book demonstrate that neither interpretation is universally correct, given how much depends on specific policies and institutions that determine ‘on-the-ground’ outcomes. Drawing on research from six countries around the developing world, the book also presents the unique perspectives of researchers at both the world’s largest development organization (The World Bank) and the world’s largest conservation organization (World Wildlife Fund) on the debate over trade liberalization and its effects on poverty and the environment. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  9. Choice Experiments in Developing Countries

    Choice Experiments in Developing Countries

    Edited by Jeff Bennett, Ekin Birol
    Choice Experiments in Developing Countries is an invaluable one-stop presentation of the best-practice case studies implementing the choice experiment method in developing countries. It highlights the theoretical and practical issues that should be taken into consideration when applying this method in a developing country context. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  10. Chinese Economic Development and the Environment

    Chinese Economic Development and the Environment

    Shunsuke Managi, Shinji Kaneko
    Over the past two decades, China has become an economic powerhouse. However, as the world’s largest producer of CO2 emissions, the scale and seriousness of China’s environmental problems are clearly evident. This pioneering book provides an economic analysis of the significant environmental and energy problems facing China in the 21st century. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  11. Transport, Welfare and Externalities

    Transport, Welfare and Externalities

    Dieter Schmidtchen, Christian Koboldt, Jenny Helstroffer, Birgit Will, Georg Haas, Stefan Witte
    This book discusses a paradigm shift for dealing with the internalization of external costs in transport. Crucial to the analysis is the insight that the polluters are not the only cost drivers; both pollutees and the state can also contribute to reducing social costs. The authors show that applying the Cheapest Cost Avoider Principle (CCAP) instead of the Polluter Pays Principle (PPP) can lead to substantial welfare improvements. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  12. Post Keynesian and Ecological Economics

    Post Keynesian and Ecological Economics

    Edited by Richard P.F. Holt, Steven Pressman, Clive L. Spash
    It is argued that mainstream economics, with its present methodological approach, is limited in its ability to analyze and develop adequate public policy to deal with current environmental problems and sustainable development. This book provides an alternative approach. Building on the strengths and insights of Post Keynesian and ecological economics and incorporating cutting edge work in such areas as economic complexity, bounded rationality and socio-economic dynamics, the contributors to this book provide a trans-disciplinary approach to deal with a broad range of environmental concerns. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  13. Creating Ecological Value

    Creating Ecological Value

    Frank Boons
    Firms adopt a wide variety of ecological strategies, ranging from the development of innovative products with reduced environmental impact to lobbying against governmental attempts to set standards for the way in which firms deal with the natural environment. This book explores this variety and is the first to provide a coherent evolutionary approach to the ecological strategies of firms. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 39.00   Web: $ 31.20
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  14. Changing Climate, Changing Economy

    Changing Climate, Changing Economy

    Edited by Jean-Philippe Touffut
    How did climate change become an economic issue? Why is economic discourse so influential on the public policy of climate change? How can it best contribute to the scientific and public debates? Nine eminent scholars explain in this book both how economics has changed environmental understanding and how the study of climate change has modified the economy. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  15. Governing the Environment

    Governing the Environment

    Edited by Albert Breton, Giorgio Brosio, Silvana Dalmazzone, Giovanna Garrone
    Environmental policy, focusing on the control of pollution and on over-exploitation, easily overlooks the extensive range of interconnections between economic activities and natural systems. In this timely book, a number of specialists examine how crucial aspects of complex environmental problems and policy can be dealt with in decentralized governmental systems. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  16. Climate Change and Agriculture

    Climate Change and Agriculture

    Robert Mendelsohn, Ariel Dinar
    Despite its great importance, there are surprisingly few economic studies of the impact of climate on agriculture and how agriculture can adapt under a variety of conditions. This book examines 22 countries across four continents, including both developed and developing economies. It provides both a good analytical basis for additional work and solid results for policy debate concerning income distributional effects such as abatement, adaptation, and equity. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  17. Distributional Impacts of Climate Change and Disasters

    Distributional Impacts of Climate Change and Disasters

    Edited by Matthias Ruth, María E. Ibarrarán
    Climate change tends to increase the frequency and intensity of weather-related disasters, which puts many people at risk. Economic, social and environmental impacts further increase vulnerability to disasters and tend to set back development, destroy livelihoods, and increase disparity nationally and worldwide. This book addresses the differential vulnerability of people and places, introducing concepts and methods for analysis and illustrating the impact on local, regional, national, and global scales. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  18. Pricing Nature

    Pricing Nature

    Nick Hanley, Edward B. Barbier
    The textbook is aimed at students on inter-disciplinary courses as well as those studying environmental economics, welfare economics and public policy. It will also be of interest to people in the policy community, NGOs and consultancy sectors. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  19. Modelling Sustainable Development

    Modelling Sustainable Development

    Edited by Valentina Bosetti, Reyer Gerlagh, Stefan P. Schleicher
    This insightful book explores the issue of sustainable development in its more operative and applied sense. Although a great deal of research has addressed potential interpretations and definitions of sustainable development, much of this work is too abstract to offer policy-makers and researchers the feasible and effective guidelines they require. This book redresses the balance. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  20. Handbook of Research on Cost–Benefit Analysis

    Handbook of Research on Cost–Benefit Analysis

    Robert J. Brent
    This Handbook provides an authoritative overview of current research in the field of cost–benefit analysis and is designed as a starting point for those interested in undertaking advanced research. The Handbook contains major contributions to the development of the field, focussing on standard microeconomic policy evaluations, the relatively neglected area of macroeconomic policy and its integration into a formal CBA framework, and dynamic considerations in CBA Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 264.00   Web: $ 237.60
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 66.00   Web: $ 52.80
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