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Capital and the Common Good: How Innovative Finance is Tackling the World's Most Urgent Problems

Georgia Levenson Keohane

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178020
eISBN:
9780231541664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178020.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Despite social and economic advances around the world, poverty and disease persist, exacerbated by the mounting challenges of climate change, natural disasters, political conflict, mass migration, ... More


Atmospheric Accountants: Entrepreneurial Authority and the Greenhouse Gas Protocol

Jessica F. Green

in Rethinking Private Authority: Agents and Entrepreneurs in Global Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157580
eISBN:
9781400848669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157580.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines a case of entrepreneurial authority in the climate change regime: the Greenhouse Gas Protocol. The protocol is a set of accounting standards to measure and report greenhouse gas ... More


Cholera in London and Urban Tree Canopy in Baltimore: Linking Science and Decision Making Through Patch Dynamics

J. Morgan Grove, Mary L. Cadenasso, Steward T. A. Pickett, Gary E. Machlis, and William R. Burch

in The Baltimore School of Urban Ecology: Space, Scale, and Time for the Study of Cities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300101133
eISBN:
9780300217865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101133.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter presents two examples to illustrate the utility of a patch dynamics approach for decision making: London's cholera epidemic of 1854 and Baltimore's urban tree canopy goal and ... More


Sweden and Ecological Governance: Straddling the Fence

Lennart J. Lundqvist

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069024
eISBN:
9781781700549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069024.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Sweden is seen as a forerunner in environmental and ecological policy. This book is about policies and strategies for ecologically rational governance, and uses the Swedish case study to ask whether ... More


Building sustainable communities: Spatial policy and labour mobility in post-war Britain

Mike Raco

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347442
eISBN:
9781447301585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347442.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In 2003 the Labour Government published its ambitious Sustainable Communities Plan. It promised to bring about a ‘step change’ in the English planning system and a new emphasis on the construction of ... More


Rethinking Investment Incentives: Trends and Policy Options

Ana Teresa Tavares-Lehmann, Perrine Toledano, Lise Johnson, and Lisa Sachs (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172981
eISBN:
9780231541640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172981.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Governments often use direct subsidies or tax credits to encourage investment and promote economic growth and other development objectives. Properly designed and implemented, these incentives can ... More


Between Preservation and Exploitation: Transnational Advocacy Networks and Conservation in Developing Countries

Kemi Fuentes-George

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034289
eISBN:
9780262333924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034289.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

When are transnational networks likely to convince policymakers in developing countries to adopt potentially costly environmental regulations for the good of managing biodiversity? Since most of the ... More


Ecuador's Environmental Revolutions: Ecoimperialists, Ecodependents, and Ecoresisters

Tammy L. Lewis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034296
eISBN:
9780262333382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034296.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Ecuador is biologically diverse, petroleum rich, and economically poor. Its extraordinary biodiversity has attracted attention and funding from such transnational environmental organizations as ... More


Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Ramprasad Sengupta

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book has a comprehensive coverage of issues relating to the role of ecological constraints in limiting the availability of natural resources and eco-services for economic development and ... More


Organic Struggle: The Movement for Sustainable Agriculture in the United States

Brian K. Obach

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029094
eISBN:
9780262328302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029094.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Organic Struggle analyzes the evolution of the sustainable agriculture movement in the United States and evaluates its achievements and shortcomings. It traces the development of organic farming from ... More


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