272 pages , Basic Books , 2013-04-09 What is nature worth? The answer to this questionâ€”which traditionally has been framed in environmental termsâ€”is revolutionizing the way we do business. In Natureâ€™s Fortune, Mark Tercek, CEO of The Nature Conservancy and former investment banker, and science writer Jonathan Adams argue that nature is not only the f...[Read More]
355 pages , The MIT Press , 1983 This book explores the extent to which pricing incentives such as charges on emissions; in contrast to regulatory standards, can be shaped into a practical policy that is technically effective, politically enactable, administratively enforceable, and equitable. It also compares he advantages and disadvantages of this approach to those tha...[Read More]
171 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2012-12-06 The issue of maintaining a balanced relationship between tourism and the environment has received considerable attention since the 1970s. However, only in the 1980s and 1990s did it become a topic of systematic academic inquiry and research, distinguished from the broader area of the environmental impacts of recr...[Read More]
204 pages , International Water Assn , 2002 "The Black Sea is a unique water environment, with major European and Asian rivers flowing into it, yet only the narrow and shallow Bosphorus strait providing an outflow. In consequence the Sea is the recipient of major anthropogenic impacts. Since the wat"
284 pages , Newnes , 2013-12-21 Supercritical Fluid Technology for Energy and Environmental Applications covers the fundamental principles involved in the preparation and characterization of supercritical fluids (SCFs) used in the energy production and other environmental applications. Energy production from diversified resources â€” including renewable materials â...[Read More]
360 pages , BRILL , 2015-08-07 In Legal Regimes for Environmental Protection the editors offer important new insights into the legal questions on tackling climate change and the legal instruments available to address maritime environmental problems.
382 pages , Springer , 2017-12-07 The chapters in this volume address a variety of issues surrounding quotation, such as whether it is a pragmatic or semantic phenomenon, what varieties of quotation exist, and what speech acts are involved in quoting. Quotation poses problems for many prevailing theories of language. One fundamental principle is that for a language to be...[Read More]
410 pages , Cambridge University Press , 2009-02-12 A comprehensive examination of international environmental litigation which addresses the major environmental challenges of the twenty-first century.
270 pages , CRC Press , 1997-10-01 This book examines the history and impact of Florida's Comprehensive Planning legislation. Topics include coastal zone management, solid waste planning, land use impacts, planning strategies, and more.
232 pages , IDRC , 2005-01-01 Environmental, health and sanitary requirements in developed countries are perceived in developing countries as non-tariff barriers to trade. This book shows that such restrictions are perceived to be more stringent during the domestic production season. It also argues that scientific data for specific thresholds appear to be questionable.