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  1. Global Threats, Global Futures

    Global Threats, Global Futures

    Thayer Scudder
    Global threats can be expected to cause a global environmental crisis and declining living standards for most people. Threats analyzed include poverty, cultural, economic, political and religious fundamentalism, consumption, population increase and degradation of the global ecosystem. Chapters on the United States, China and Zambia illustrate difficulties that high, middle and low income countries face in addressing such threats. The final chapter examines the type of transformational change required just to reduce the rate and magnitude of future decline. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  2. Governance and Complexity in Water Management

    Governance and Complexity in Water Management

    Edited by Hans Bressers, Kris Lulofs
    The premise of this book is that careful reconsideration of strategies to achieve water management ambitions, together with more in-depth knowledge on the theories and practices of boundary spanning, could bring solutions for contemporary water problems within reach. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  3. Water Policy Entrepreneurs

    Water Policy Entrepreneurs

    Edited by Dave Huitema, Sander Meijerink
    This major volume focuses on the role of policy entrepreneurs in revolutionizing water management worldwide. Adopting an international comparative perspective, the authors explore the changes taking place in water policy across fifteen countries, at both the global level and within the European Union. Their analysis highlights the importance of groups and individuals in stimulating progress and reveals the crucial part played by policy entrepreneurs. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 265.00   Web: $ 238.50
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  4. Promoting Sustainable Electricity in Europe

    Promoting Sustainable Electricity in Europe

    Edited by William M. Lafferty, Audun Ruud
    This is a timely and comparative assessment of initiatives to promote renewable electricity sources (RES-E) in eight European countries. Carried out by the ProSus research programme at the University of Oslo in cooperation with leading research institutions in each country, the book focuses on the promotional schemes used to foster RES-E in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain and Sweden. The book is unique in that it monitors progress on implementing the EU RES-E Directive in relation to the impact of the ‘dominant energy systems’ in each country. Employing notions of ‘path dependency/path creation’, the analysis demonstrates that crucial lessons for promoting RES-E are to be found in the contextual conditions of national and regional settings; conditions that qualify the effects of more general, market-oriented schemes. The conclusions reached are of direct relevance for the ongoing debate as to the most effective policy instruments for achieving sustainable energy and climate policies in Europe. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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  5. The International Handbook on Environmental Technology Management

    The International Handbook on Environmental Technology Management

    Edited by Dora Marinova, David Annandale, John Phillimore
    This important Handbook is the first comprehensive account that brings together recent developments in the three related fields of environmental technology, environmental management and technology management. With contributions from more than 55 outstanding authors representing ten countries and five continents, the reader is provided with a vast range of insightful perspectives on the latest industry and policy issues. With the aid of numerous case studies, leading experts reflect on significant changes in the use of technology and management practices witnessed in the last decade. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 280.00   Web: $ 252.00
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  6. The Economics of Water Management in Southern Africa

    The Economics of Water Management in Southern Africa

    Glenn-Marie Lange, Rashid Hassan
    This book presents a valuable new tool for water management – water resource accounting – which significantly advances the economic analysis of water. Water resource accounts integrate detailed information about water supply and use with national income accounts to show the economic use of water, costs and tariffs paid, and the economic value of water for different economic uses. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  7. Water Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions

    Water Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions

    Edited by Phoebe Koundouri, Katia Karousakis, Dionysis Assimacopoulos, Paul Jeffrey, Manfred A. Lange
    The aim of this book is to formulate appropriate strategies and guidelines for water management necessary for the formulation and implementation of integrated sustainable management of water resources. Lessons are learned from various case studies, which examine competing water use patterns, compare governance structures and how these have evolved in response to scarcity, and structural and non-structural instruments to address water deficiency. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  8. Sustainable Management of Water Resources

    Sustainable Management of Water Resources

    Edited by Carlo Giupponi, Anthony J. Jakeman, Derek Karssenberg, Matt P. Hare
    Experts across a wide range of specialist fields including social sciences, informatics, ecology and hydrology are brought together in this truly multidisciplinary approach to water management. They provide the reader with integrated insights into water resource management practices that underpin the three pillars of sustainable development – environment, economics and society – through a series of international case studies and theoretical frameworks. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  9. Networks and Institutions in Natural Resource Management

    Networks and Institutions in Natural Resource Management

    Edited by Yvonne Rydin, Eva Falleth
    Managing natural resources sustainably is a complex task that demands the involvement of many different stakeholders. Network arrangements are increasingly used to try and achieve such sustainable management. This book assesses the practice of such networks using original research into case studies of landscape, habitat and water management from England, Norway, Sweden, Spain and Zimbabwe. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  10. Institutional Economics and Fisheries Management

    Institutional Economics and Fisheries Management

    Elizabeth H. Petersen
    Elizabeth H. Petersen argues that economists and other social scientists are increasingly focusing their attention towards institutions (defined as humanly-devised rules) as critical determinants of economic, social and political growth and development. Institutions responsible for the governance of fishery resources have experienced dramatic reforms over the last few decades, stimulated by increased competition for access and exploitation of resources, leading to emerging scarcity of these very resources. This book aims to contribute to the biological and economic sustainability of fish resources worldwide by providing an analysis of fisheries management in the context of new institutional economics. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  11. Integrated Assessment and Management of Public Resources

    Integrated Assessment and Management of Public Resources

    Edited by Joseph Cooper, Federico Perali, Marcella Veronesi
    This multidisciplinary work explores ways of making environmental policy decisions in managing public goods and natural parks with the goal of maximizing economic benefits to society. The contributors to the volume seek the best strategies for improving the environmental sustainability and quality of a public resource by showing how to develop quantitative information about the natural area and how it interacts with the economy. Such an analysis can be used to define policies that encourage interactions among institutions, local economic agents and park users. At the same time, it provides a measure to account for the implications of those policies on the local economy. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  12. Cost–Benefit Analysis and Water Resources Management

    Cost–Benefit Analysis and Water Resources Management

    Edited by Roy Brouwer, David Pearce
    How are the economic values of water and water quality accounted for in policy and project appraisal? This important book gives an overview of the state-of-the-art in Cost–Benefit Analysis (CBA) in water resources management throughout Europe and North America, along with an examination of current applications. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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  13. In Search of Sustainable Water Management

    In Search of Sustainable Water Management

    Edited by Douglas S. Kenney
    Water issues in the American West share many similarities with those seen elsewhere in the world as population growth exacerbates longstanding problems of inappropriate water use and management. The contributors to this timely volume examine the universal challenge of sustainable water management to improve the use of water resources already developed and find ways to moderate our growing collective thirst. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  14. Econometrics Informing Natural Resources Management

    Econometrics Informing Natural Resources Management

    Edited by Phoebe Koundouri
    This fascinating book outlines the fundamental principles and difficulties that characterise the challenging task of using econometrics to inform natural resource management policies, and illustrates them through a number of case studies from all over the world. The book offers a comprehensive overview of the broader picture of the state-of-the-art in econometrics as applied to environmental and natural resource management. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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  15. Economic Instruments for Water Management

    Economic Instruments for Water Management

    Ronaldo Seroa da Motta, Alban Thomas, Lilian Saade Hazin, Jose Gustavo Feres, Céline Nauges, Antonio Saade Hazin
    This book argues that the economic appeal of using water charges to promote efficiency in usage and pollution control can be constrained by institutional and operational problems. Analysing the cases of France, Mexico and Brazil, the authors – respective local experts – illustrate that barriers are similar despite the existing differences among these economies. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  16. Managing Wetlands

    Managing Wetlands

    Edited by R. Kerry Turner, Jeroen C.J.M. van den Bergh, Roy Brouwer
    The extensive destruction of wetlands across Europe represents a significant loss of biodiversity along with its related economic, cultural, ethical and scientific benefits. This volume addresses the critical issues surrounding this environmental change process, employing a range of analytical methods drawn from a variety of disciplines which bridge the social and natural science divide. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  17. The Economics of Water Management in Developing Countries

    The Economics of Water Management in Developing Countries

    Edited by Phoebe Koundouri, Panos Pashardes, Timothy M. Swanson, Anastasios Xepapadeas
    The increasing scarcity of water resources (in terms of quantity and quality) is one of the most pervasive natural resource allocation issues facing development planners throughout the world. This problem is especially prevalent in less developed countries where the management of this valuable resource has become a critical policy concern. This authoritative new volume outlines the fundamental principles and difficulties that characterise this challenging task. The authors begin by detailing the significant problems of water management which are specific to developing countries. In particular, they highlight the political economy of water management in the context of both pricing and institutional reform. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  18. Sustainable Forest Management and Global Climate Change

    Sustainable Forest Management and Global Climate Change

    Edited by Mohammed H.I. Dore, Rubén Guevara
    The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change recognises that, in the formulation of a global strategy for reducing global emissions of carbon (the main factor in global warming) forests could play an important role. This book highlights that role and demonstrates how the forests of the world may be harvested judiciously and sustainably. The authors argue that the forests are more than just a source of timber and wood; they discuss the role that forests play in reducing global warming, in preventing soil erosion and in helping to minimise the loss of biodiversity. Drawing on the expertise of contributors associated with the analysis of forests, this book is an in depth and fascinating discussion as well as a policy guide for the sustainable management of forests. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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