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  1. The International Handbook on Non-Market Environmental Valuation

    The International Handbook on Non-Market Environmental Valuation

    Edited by Jeff Bennett
    Non-market environmental valuation (NMEV) is undergoing a period of increased growth in both application and development as a result of increasing recognition of the role of economics in environmental policy issues. Against this backdrop, The International Handbook on Non-Market Environmental Valuation brings together world leaders in the field to advance the development and application of NMEV as a tool for policy-making. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 239.00   Web: $ 215.10
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  2. Modern Cost–Benefit Analysis of Hydropower Conflicts

    Modern Cost–Benefit Analysis of Hydropower Conflicts

    Edited by Per-Olov Johansson, Bengt Kriström
    This important book sheds light on the ways in which modern tools of welfare economics can be used to assess the benefits and costs of resource conflicts involving hydropower. The chapters highlight key methodological issues in this area; ranging from the intersection between cost–benefit analysis and behavioral economics, to the value of load balancing services provided by hydropower. The inclusion of insights from expert contributors from both sides of the Atlantic brings a unique and interesting range of viewpoints to the work. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 116.00   Web: $ 104.40
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  3. Climate Change and Growth in Asia

    Climate Change and Growth in Asia

    Edited by Moazzem Hossain, Eliyathamby A. Selvanathan
    Climate Change and Growth in Asia is a comprehensive analysis of the major issues of climate change and global warming and their possible impacts on the growth of major Asian economies. The book addresses the climate change crisis in Asia within the context of three major challenges to growth: population, poverty and greenhouse gas emissions. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 133.00   Web: $ 119.70
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  4. The Social Cost of Electricity

    The Social Cost of Electricity

    Edited by Anil Markandya, Andrea Bigano, Roberto Porchia
    This book reports and rationalizes the state-of-the-art concerning the social costs of electricity generation. Social costs are assessed by adding to the private generation costs, the external costs associated with damages to human health, the environment, crops, materials, and those related to the consequences of climate change. The authors consider the evolution of these costs up to 2030 for major electricity generating technologies and, using these estimates, evaluate policy options for external cost internalization, providing quantitative scenarios by country and primary fuel for 2010, 2020 and 2030. While mainly focusing on European countries, the book also examines the situation in key emerging economies such as China, India, Brazil and Turkey. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  5. Payments for Environmental Services, Forest Conservation and Climate Change

    Payments for Environmental Services, Forest Conservation and Climate Change

    Edited by Luca Tacconi, Sango Mahanty, Helen Suich
    This resourceful book draws on several case studies to derive implications for the design of Payment for Environmental Services (PES) schemes that are very relevant to current climate change negotiations and the implementation of Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD) schemes at the national level. With its focus on livelihoods, the book also provides important lessons that are relevant to the design of PES schemes focusing on environmental services other than carbon conservation. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  6. 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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  7. Handbook of Environmental Accounting

    Handbook of Environmental Accounting

    Edited by Thomas Aronsson, Karl-Gustaf Löfgren
    This concise Handbook examines welfare measurement problems in a dynamic economy, focusing on the welfare-economic foundations for social accounting. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 186.00   Web: $ 167.40
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 53.00   Web: $ 42.40
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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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