Environmental Finance Books

  • Ecological Economics

    43.1 ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS: Partnering with the Canadian Society for Ecological Economics (CANSEE) and led by guest editors Katie Kish, Brett Dolter and Andreas Link, this issue seeks to help us understand how to balance environmental protection with ...

  • Economics for Environmental Professionals

    Environmental professionals are often called upon to find solutions to environmental degradation problems or to lead the way in planning to prevent them. Because they come mainly from the environmental and science disciplines, most environmental professionals have limited training in the fundamentals of economics. This book is designed to provide ...

  • OECD Water Resources and Sanitation Set

    Special Offer: OECD Water Resources and Sanitation Set Purchase all four reports together and save over 30% on buying separately. Includes: Sustainable Management of Water Resources in Agriculture Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) March 2010 - ISBN: 9781843393658 Managing Water for All Organisation for Economic ...

  • World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse

    We are facing issues of near-overwhelming complexity and unprecedented urgency. Our challenge is to think globally and develop policies to counteract environmental decline and economic collapse. The question is: Can we change direction before we go over the edge?Lester Brown looks at our economic future through an environmental lens to develop a ...

  • An Introduction to Ecological Economics, Second Edition

    An Introduction to Ecological Economics, Second Edition is the definitive introduction to the field of ecological economics, which is concerned with extending and integrating the study and management of ecological as well as economic needs, sustaining both 'nature's household' and 'humankind's household.' It provides a unified understanding of ...

  • Environmental Economics for Watershed Restoration

    Whether addressing pollution problems or helping protect a specific use, watershed associations are finding that the competition for funds is getting harder. While we can grasp the value of our streams for fishing or kayaking and other services, or their cultural value, or their value to an ecosystem, putting a dollar value on those benefits is ...

  • Changing Climate, Changing Economy

    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 ...

  • Pricing Nature: Cost-Benefit Analysis and Environmental Policy

    Cost–Benefit Analysis (CBA) is one of the most useful tools of applied economics for the social appraisal of public projects and government policies. Nick Hanley and Edward Barbier show how CBA can be applied to environmental policy choice and environmental resource management. They cover the conceptual underpinnings of CBA, practical methods for ...

  • Training Resource Manual : The Use of Economic Instruments for Environmental and Natural Resource Management

    This training resource manual aims to contribute to the capacity building of planners, environments and decision makers to design and implement economic instruments.It is meant to assist trainers prepare and deliver training courses that provide an understanding of economic instruments and basic capability to use such instruments in a practical ...

  • Economics of Environmental Law

    The economic approach to environmental law and policy has become the dominant framework for analyzing pollution, resource management and many other environmental challenges throughout the world. This two-volume set presents essential articles from both the leading edge of methodological innovation in environmental law and economics and the bedrock ...

  • Chinese Economic Development And The Environment

    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 ...

  • Greening Growth in Asia and the Pacific: Follow-up to the World Summit on Sustainable Development

    The book explains three basic principles of Greening growth: quality of economic growth, eco-efficiency of economic growth, and environmental sustainability vis-a-vis environmental performance: and four pillars of Green growth: eco-tax reform, sustainable infrastructure, the greening of business and sustainable consumption. It explores them as ...

  • Environmental Life Cycle Costing

    Presents links to other pillars of sustainability such as life cycle assessment. Illustrates each method with reference to a single example, providing continuity throughout the text. Discusses differences between LCC methods and the reasons for their development. Links LCC to related methods and techniques in engineering and management. Balances ...

  • Corporate Safety Compliance: OSHA, Ethics, and the Law

    Safety and health professionals face a variety of potential legal and ethical issues. As a result of changing responsibilities and new laws, professionals often find themselves in situations without guidance toward the solutions. This book provides such guidance to legal issues involving OSHA and how to avoid potential legal areas of liability if ...

  • Ecological Economics of the Oceans and Coasts

    timely book offers a fresh view on how oceans and coasts are, and should be, managed. The urgency of this issue is increasingly being recognized, as critical limits to the economic exploitation of our oceans and coasts are reached. The authors argue that ecological economics is in a unique position to address this problem given its particular ...

  • Applying the ecosystem approach in Latin America

    This publication is a collection of selected case studies representative of the application of the Ecosystem Approach under different ecological, social, economic and cultural contexts in Latin ...

  • The Economics of Hazardous Waste and Contaminated Land

    Professor Sigman has selected the most authoritative previously published papers for this pathbreaking collection. This timely book examines private decision-making and government policy for the management of hazardous waste, the clean-up of contaminated land and the redevelopment of brownfield sites. Issues explored include the success of ...

  • Valuation of Ecological Resources: Integration of Ecology and Socioeconomics in Environmental Decision Making

    Choosing the optimal management option requires environmental risk managers and decision makers to evaluate diverse, and not always congruent, needs and interests of multiple stakeholders. Understanding the trade-offs of different options as well as their legal, economic, scientific, and technological implications is critical to performing ...

  • Valuation of Ecological Resources: Integration of Ecological Risk Assessment and Socioeconomics in Environmental Decision Making

    Valuation of Ecological Resources: Integration of Ecology and Socioeconomics in Environmental Decision Making examines alternatives for determining the 'value' of complex ecological resources. Integrating the latest concepts in ecology and socioeconomics, the authors discuss how ecology, sociology, and economics influence environmental management ...

  • Ecosystems and Sustainable Development VI

    Combining sciences and thoughts is essential for the sustainability of ecosystems as well as for understanding human life. Ecology, economics, chemistry, physics, climatology, informatics are pieces to be put together in order to compose the transdisciplinary picture of our complex world.This Volume contains the proceedings of the Sixth ...

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