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  1. Agents, Assumptions and Motivations Behind REDD+

    Agents, Assumptions and Motivations Behind REDD+

    Simone Lovera-Bilderbeek
    ​It was hoped that by paying forest dependent peoples and countries for their ‘service’ of conserving their forests, REDD+ would lead to a reduction in deforestation greenhouse gases. The complexities have, however, left some ambiguities. It was never agreed who would pay for the programme, and it has been criticised as ignoring the root causes of forest loss. Considering the motivations of those who promoted REDD+ this book proposes remedies to its shortfalls and recommends more efficient, equitable and effective conservation policies. Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  2. Climate Economics

    Climate Economics

    Richard S.J. Tol
    This unique and erudite second edition can be used at three different levels – advanced undergraduate, post-graduate and doctoral. It comprehensively covers the critical issues on the economics of climate change and climate policy features and clearly identifies the specific sections each level of reader should explore. Topics include the costs and benefits of adaptation and mitigation, discounting, uncertainty, policy instruments, and international agreements. Lectures can be combined with exercises, guided reading, or the building and application of an integrated assessment model. The book is accompanied by a website with background material, data, opinion pieces and videos. Although primarily intended for use in the classroom, anyone with an interest in climate policy can use this text as a reference. Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  3. Managing without Growth, Second Edition

    Managing without Growth, Second Edition

    Peter A. Victor
    Ten years after the publication of the first edition of this influential book, the evidence is even stronger that human economies are overwhelming the regenerative capacity of the planet. This book explains why long-term economic growth is infeasible, and why, especially in advanced economies, it is also undesirable. Simulations based on real data show that managing without growth is a better alternative Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  4. Tapping the Oceans

    Tapping the Oceans

    Edited by Joseph Williams, Erik Swyngedouw
    Increasingly, water-stressed cities are looking to the oceans to fix unreliable, contested and over-burdened water supply systems. Desalination technologies are, however, also becoming the focus of intense political disagreements about the sustainable and just provision of urban water. Through a series of cutting-edge case studies and multi-subject approaches, this book explores the political and ecological debates facing water desalination on a broad geographical scale. Learn More
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  5. Water Supply in a Mega-City

    Water Supply in a Mega-City

    Michael Webber, Jon Barnett, Brian Finlayson, Mark Wang
    With the increasing threat of depleted and contaminated water supplies around the world, this book provides a timely and much needed analysis of how cities should manage this precious resource. Integrating the environmental, economic, political and socio-cultural dimensions of water management, the authors outline how future mega-city systems can maintain a high quality of life for its residents. Learn More
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  6. The Politics of Oil

    The Politics of Oil

    Dag Harald Claes
    The Politics of Oil brings together legal studies, economics, and political science to illustrate how governments gain and exercise control over oil resources and how political actors influence the global oil market, both individually and in cooperation with each other. The author also investigates the role of oil in preserving regime stability, in civil wars and in inter-state conflicts, as well as discussing the possible implications for the oil industry from policies to combat climate change. Learn More
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  7. Handbook of Geotourism

    Handbook of Geotourism

    Edited by Ross K. Dowling, David Newsome
    Ross K. Dowling and David Newsome present an original, substantial and much-needed contribution to the field to further our understanding of geotourism in theory and practice. This Handbook defines, characterizes and explores the subject through a range of international perspectives and case studies, identifying geotourism as a rapidly emerging form of urban and regional sustainable development. Learn More
    October 2018   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  8. A Research Agenda for Global Environmental Politics

    A Research Agenda for Global Environmental Politics

    Edited by Peter Dauvergne, Justin Alger
    In a world confronted with escalating environmental crises, are academics asking the right questions and advocating the best solutions? This Research Agenda paves the way for new and established scholars in the field, identifying the significant gaps in research and emerging issues for future generations in global environmental politics. Learn More
    September 2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  9. Varieties of Green Business

    Varieties of Green Business

    Geoffrey Jones
    This book provides rich new empirical evidence on green business as it examines its variation between industries and nations, and over time. It demonstrates the deep historical origins of endeavors to create for-profit businesses that were more responsible and sustainable, but also how these strategies have faced constraints, trade-offs and challenges of legitimacy. Based on extensive interviews and archives from around the world, the book asks why green business succeeds more in some contexts than others, and draws lessons from failure as well as success. Learn More
    September 2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  10. Innovation Addressing Climate Change Challenges

    Innovation Addressing Climate Change Challenges

    Edited by Mona Hymel, Larry Kreiser, Janet E. Milne, Hope Ashiabor
    Although the world faces many environmental challenges, climate change continues to demand attention. This timely book explores ways in which market-based instruments and complementary policies can help countries meet their climate change goals. The chapters explore carbon pricing and other tax and non-tax measures, offering useful market-based perspectives that can help inform the many climate policy decisions that lie ahead. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  11. Research Handbook of Investing in the Triple Bottom Line

    Research Handbook of Investing in the Triple Bottom Line

    Edited by Sabri Boubaker, Douglas Cumming, Duc K. Nguyen
    The triple bottom line is an accounting framework with social, environmental and financial factors. This Handbook examines the nexus between these areas by scrutinising aspects of socially responsible investment, finance and sustainable development, corporate socially responsible banking firms, the stock returns of sustainable firms, green bonds and sustainable financial instruments. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 210.00   Web: $ 189.00
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  12. The Economics of Renewable Energy

    The Economics of Renewable Energy

    Edited by Roger Fouquet
    This major reference work brings together for the first time key articles on the economics of renewable energy. From a modest role as a backstop technology in the 1970s to a central role in low carbon transitions today, this collection reveals the emergence and growing importance of this sub-field of economics. Topics covered in this timely volume include the costs of renewable power (taking account of issues related to technological development, intermittency and interconnection), policies that promote renewable energy development, its public and private demand, and its impact on the environment and the economy. This indispensable collection is complemented by a comprehensive introduction that will serve as an essential source of reference for students and researchers. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 535.00   Web: $ 481.50
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  13. Principles of Environmental Law

    Principles of Environmental Law

    Edited by Ludwig Krämer, Emanuela Orlando
    Environmental law principles, such as the polluter pays, the precautionary principle or the common but differentiated responsibilities, have had a very important function in the shaping and evolution of the young sector of environmental law which has developed over the last fifty years. Yet, their status, content, binding force and functions in law remain largely uncertain. Forming a key part of the Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law, this book examines the facets of environmental principles in international, national and regional law, as applied in different parts of the world and by a variety of courts. It assembles more than fifty contributions from all continents which clarify that, as the environment itself has no voice and cannot express its concerns, there is an overriding importance of scholars' active discussion of environmental principles. The book demonstrates that the necessity to preserve this planet requires a continuous, democratic discussion of values, objectives and concepts which are expressed in the numerous and continuously evolving environmental principles. Learn More
    July 2018   Hardback Price: $ 350.00   Web: $ 315.00
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  14. World Statistics on Mining and Utilities 2018

    World Statistics on Mining and Utilities 2018

    UNIDO
    World Statistics on Mining and Utilities 2018 provides a unique biennial overview of the role of mining and utility activities in the world economy. This extensive resource from UNIDO provides detailed time series data on the level, structure and growth of international mining and utility activities by country and sector. Country level data is clearly presented on the number of establishments, employment and output of activities such as coal, iron ore and crude petroleum mining as well as the production and supply of electricity, natural gas and water. Learn More
    July 2018   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  15. The Evaluation of Complex Infrastructure Projects

    The Evaluation of Complex Infrastructure Projects

    Lasse Gerrits, Stefan Verweij
    Infrastructure projects are notoriously hard to manage so it is important that society learns from the successes and mistakes made over time. However, most evaluation methods run into a conundrum: either they cover a large number of projects but have little to say about their details, or they focus on detailed single-case studies with little in terms of applicability elsewhere. This book presents Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) as an alternative evaluation method that solves the conundrum to enhance learning. Learn More
    June 2018   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  16. Cities and Sustainable Technology Transitions

    Cities and Sustainable Technology Transitions

    Edited by Marina van Geenhuizen, J. Adam Holbrook, Mozhdeh Taheri
    This enlightening book elucidates the leadership challenges of various cities in emerging transitions towards higher levels of sustainability. It examines elements of three socio-technical systems, energy, transport and healthcare, while addressing technology invention, commercialization, mass-production and adoption. The book breaks new ground in the analysis of topical issues such as local ‘cradle’ conditions, incentive schemes, niche-development, living labs, impact bonds, grass-roots intermediation and adaptive policy making. It offers a broad coverage of global systems of cities, with a particular focus on Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, China, Korea, Japan, the US and Canada. Learn More
    June 2018   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  17. Research Handbook on Climate Disaster Law

    Research Handbook on Climate Disaster Law

    Edited by Rosemary Lyster, Robert R.M. Verchick
    Through assessing climate disaster law in relation to international, public, private and environmental law this Research Handbook considers the unique challenges, barriers and opportunities that climate disasters pose for law and policy. Scientific and empirical evidence suggests that the laws addressing natural disasters cannot be adequately applied to disasters that are caused by climate change. Featuring contributions from leading international experts, this Research Handbook will be a useful resource for those with an interest in environmental law and international policymaking. Learn More
    June 2018   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  18. Research Handbook on Employee Pro-Environmental Behaviour

    Research Handbook on Employee Pro-Environmental Behaviour

    Edited by Victoria Wells, Diana Gregory-Smith, Danae Manika
    This Research Handbook brings together leading academics of employee pro-environmental behaviour to highlight the key features and challenges of this growing field. The international contributors draw on studies from across the methodological spectrum, examine employee behaviour and discuss how pro-environmental behaviour can be fostered and encouraged, inspecting the impact for organisations. Learn More
    June 2018   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  19. The Economics of Nonrenewable Resources

    The Economics of Nonrenewable Resources

    Edited by Robert Halvorsen
    The economics of nonrenewable resources addresses some of the most problematic issues concerning the sustainability of the world economy. This comprehensive one volume collection contains forty-six of the most important and influential journal articles by some of the leading scholars in the field. Subjects included are: an introduction to the economics of nonrenewable resources; theoretical foundations for the field; nonhomogeneous resources; exploration and uncertainty; market structure; taxation and global climate change. The collection concludes with a discussion of the empirical research and the extent to which nonrenewable resources constrain economic growth as well as the consistency of the theoretical predictions of Hotelling-type models with actual economic outcomes. With an original introduction by the editor, this collection will be an important resource for students, academics and practitioners. Learn More
    June 2018   Hardback Price: $ 455.00   Web: $ 409.50
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  20. Sustainable Development Goals

    Sustainable Development Goals

    Edited by Duncan French, Louis J. Kotzé
    Building on the previously established Millennium Development Goals, which ran from 2000-2015, the 2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide the UN with a roadmap for development until 2030. This topical book explores the associated legal and normative implications of these SDGs, which in themselves are not legally binding. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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