The Hype About Hydrogen
Fact and Fiction in the Race to Save the Climate

Lately it has become a matter of conventional wisdom that hydrogen will solve many of our energy and environmental problems. Nearly everyone -- environmentalists, mainstream media commentators, industry analysts, General Motors, and even...

256 pages
6 x 9

Sustainable Financing of Protected Areas
A global review of challenges and options

Lucy Emerton, Joshua Bishop, and Lee Thomas

It has become clear during recent global deliberations on biodiversity conservation that achieving Protected Area (PA) financial sustainability will require major changes in the way that PA funding is conceptualized, captured and used. With many...

97 pages
8.25 x 11.75

Land Conservation Financing

Written by two of the nation's leading experts on land conservation, Land Conservation Financing provides a comprehensive overview of successful land conservation programs -- how they were created, how they are funded, and what they've...

212 pages
5.5 x 8.5

The Sustainable Company
How to Create Lasting Value through Social and Environmental Performance

The Sustainable Company shows how to create value for shareholders while balancing responsibilities to society and the environment. Its step-by-step approach and tool-kit for managers make this book the solutions manual for the twenty-...

232 pages
6 x 9

Natural Assets
Democratizing Ownership Of Nature

Low-income communities frequently suffer from a lack of access to, or lack of control over, the natural resources that surround them. In many cases, their local environment has been degraded by years of resource extraction and pollution by...

368 pages
6 x 9

Bronx Ecology
Blueprint for a New Environmentalism

Allen Hershkowitz; Foreword by Maya Lin

"The Bronx Community Paper Company teaches us that we have the power, if we muster the will, creativity, and cooperation, to recover lost pieces of America's environment, return them to good health, protect other lands and resources from being...

200 pages
6 x 9

Ecotourism and Certification
Setting Standards In Practice

Edited by Martha Honey

The idea of "ecotourism" has taken off in recent years, but a crucial detail is often neglected: how do we know that an enterprise truly meets the goals and standards of ecotourism? Certification—the rating of lodges, resorts,...

272 pages
6 x 9

The New Economy of Nature
The Quest to Make Conservation Profitable

Why shouldn't people who deplete our natural assets have to pay, and those who protect them reap profits? Conservation-minded entrepreneurs and others around the world are beginning to ask just that question, as the increasing scarcity of...

250 pages
6 x 9

Post-Cowboy Economics
Pay And Prosperity In The New American West

Thomas Michael Power and Richard Barrett

A great deal of reactionary political fire in the Mountain West has been aimed at environmental protection measures that are perceived to have destroyed or diminished the livelihoods of long-time residents. Conventional wisdom sees the...

225 pages
6 x 9

Who Owns the Sky?
Our Common Assets And The Future Of Capitalism

Global warming has finally made clear the true costs of using our atmosphere as a giant sponge to soak up unwanted by-products of industrial activity. As nations, businesses, and citizens seek workable yet fair solutions for reducing carbon...

208 pages
6 x 9


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