Managing the Chinese Environment


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > environmental management | Published on 12/Apr/2021 10:22

326 pages , Oxford University Press on Demand , 2000
It is expected that in the 21st century, environmental issues will play an increasing role in China's economic development drive, internal politics, legal development, international relations and regional development. This text explores the management of China's environment within various contexts.



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Environmental Economics and Management: Theory, Policy, and Applications


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > environmental management | Published on 12/Apr/2021 09:47

624 pages , Cengage Learning , 2013-06-25
Provides an applied, practical approach to environmental economic theory that is accessible to students who have had minimal exposure to economics as well as those with an advanced understanding. With a strong focus on policy and real-world issues, Callan/Thomas's ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT: THEORY, POLICY AND APPLICA...[Read More]



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Applications and Theory of Analytic Hierarchy Process Decision Making for Strategic Decisions


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > environmental engineering | Published on 06/Apr/2021 02:50

322 pages , BoD – Books on Demand , 2016-08-31
The purpose of this book is to provide an introduction to the theory and applications in the field of decision making, especially focused on Analytic Hierarchy Process, a structured technique for organizing and analyzing complex decisions, based on mathematics and psychology. It was developed by Prof. Thomas L. Saaty in th...[Read More]



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Heat, Greed and Human Need Climate Change, Capitalism and Sustainable Wellbeing


Published in: Google Books > BUSINESS & ECONOMICS > Environment care | Published on 05/Apr/2021 17:29

264 pages , Edward Elgar Publishing , 2017-10-27
This book builds an essential bridge between climate change and social policy. Combining ethics and human need theory with political economy and climate science, it offers a long-term, interdisciplinary analysis of the prospects for sustainable development and social justice. Beyond ‘green growth’ (which assumes an unp...[Read More]



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Australian Local Government Economics


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > Environment care | Published on 05/Apr/2021 09:07

322 pages , UNSW Press , 2006
Australian local government economics is the first book devoted exclusively to the economic dimensions of local government in Australia. The book considers the development of the present crisis in council funding, the consequences of this crisis, and the current place of councils in the broad context of Australian fiscal federalism. In some ...[Read More]



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Environmental Sustainability for Engineers and Applied Scientists


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > environmental engineering | Published on 05/Apr/2021 09:00

268 pages , Cambridge University Press , 2019-03-14
Connects a qualitative perspective of environmental management with the quantitative skills used by engineering and applied science students.



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The Creative Arts in Governance of Urban Renewal and Development


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > environmental education | Published on 29/Mar/2021 16:40

184 pages , Routledge , 2020-08-12
This book focuses on the role of the creative sector in the governance of urban renewal and economic development initiatives. Rory Shand examines the ways in which both the top-down nature of the creative sector, and the bottom-up roles of creative arts organisations, drive development and engage with local communities or areas in regen...[Read More]



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International Directory of Company Histories


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > alternative power | Published on 29/Mar/2021 10:08

688 pages , Saint James Press , 2005-02
Annotation This multi-volume series provides detailed histories of more than 7,000 of the most influential companies worldwide.



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Seizing Power The Grab for Global Oil Wealth


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > alternative power | Published on 29/Mar/2021 08:59

208 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2010-07-30
How oil volatility may lead to violence among oil powers The world supply of oil is running out. Meanwhile, the balance of oil power is shifting away from the United States and the Arab states toward national oil companies (NOCs) in Russia, China, and some emerging economies in Africa and South America. As developing countries s...[Read More]



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Tourism Impacts, Planning and Management


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > environmental education | Published on 29/Mar/2021 02:30

208 pages , Routledge , 2012-08-06
Tourism Impacts, Planning and Management is a unique text, which links these three key areas of tourism: impacts, planning and management. Tourism impacts are multi-faceted and therefore are difficult to plan for and manage. This book looks at all the key players involved - be they tourists, host communities or industry members - and co...[Read More]



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A Simple Stochastic Approach to Debt Sustainability Applied to Lebanon (EPub)


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > Sustainability | Published on 22/Mar/2021 23:26

70 pages , International Monetary Fund , 2008-04-01
This paper applies a simple probabilistic approach to debt sustainability analysis to the case of Lebanon. The paper derives "fan charts" to depict the probability distribution of the government debt to GDP ratio under a medium-term adjustment scenario, as a result of shocks to GDP growth and interest rates. The distrib...[Read More]



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Sustainability An Environmental Science Perspective


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > Sustainability | Published on 22/Mar/2021 17:12

333 pages , CRC Press , 2017-06-26
This book presents an earth science-based overview of the challenges to sustainability. It provides a detailed study of climate change, as well as energy, food, and water security across different regions. The author uncovers the problems caused by current social and environmental practices, and offers potential solutions. Focusing on s...[Read More]



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