Shows us how energy is the ultimate engine of global political and economic change, in a story that spans the old energies on which our civilization has been built, the...
Our planet's resources are running out. The media bombards us with warnings of impending shortages of fossil fuels, minerals, and water and the political Armageddon that will result as insatiable...
Ordinary people are paying a ruinous price for the attempts politicians make to control greenhouse gas emissions. Climate change policies dramatically raise electricity bills; make it much more expensive to...
Creating a sustainable economy - having enough to be happy without cheating the future - can't be easy. Governments needs to engage citizens in a process of debate about the...
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Carney, Diana; Farrington, John
This book examines the effects of recent changes in the way natural resources and supporting services are managed and in the rights and responsibilities of resource users in developing countries...
Containing original articles by leading scholars of global environmental politics, this volume maps the theoretical and empirical research in this young and growing field. Captured here are the dynamic and...
Filippi Et Al;
This book explores the welfare effects of environmental taxes in a second-best framework. It starts from a benchmark model which reveals that environmental taxes typically exacerbate pre-existing tax distortions, and...
Easterling, D.; Kunreuther, Howard
This book explores the dilemma of siting a high-level nuclear waste (HLNW) repository. The authors examine siting conflicts from a variety of perspectives -...
In "Small is Possible", the author introduced the story of the creation of a strong local economy by several committed entrepreneurs. This book shows how these same entrepreneurs kept their...
Examines the misconceptions and noise surrounding resource scarcity with a penetrating analysis of what really is at stake. Tracing its breathtaking quest for resources - from Africa to Latin America...
Environmental economics can be controversial, but it is also central to some key policy issues facing governments and society today, including industrial pollution, global warming, and waste/recycling. Stephen Smith looks...
How can we help poorer countries become richer without harming the planet? Is there a way of reconciling prosperity with nature? In this title, the author offers realistic answers to...
An inspiring yet practical new book, Local Money helps you understand what money is and what makes good and bad money. It draws on the considerable track record of experimentation...
Jonathan Dawson; Ross Jackson; Helena...