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Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research


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The Ethos of the Climate Event Ethical Transformations and Political Subjectivities

The Ethos of the Climate Event: Ethical Transformations and Political Subjectivities

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Kellan Anfinson
December 31, 2020

This book develops a politico-ethical response to climate change that accounts for the novelty and uncertainty that it entails. This volume explores the ethical dimensions of climate change and posits that one must view it as a social construction intimately tied to political issues in order to ...

Climate Change Law in China in Global Context

Climate Change Law in China in Global Context

1st Edition

Xiangbai He, Hao Zhang, Alexander Zahar
July 08, 2020

In Climate Change Law in China in Global Context, seven climate change law scholars explain how the country’s legal system is gradually being mobilized to support the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in China and achieve adaptation to climate change. There has been little English scholarship ...

Cities Leading Climate Action Urban Policy and Planning

Cities Leading Climate Action: Urban Policy and Planning

1st Edition

Sabrina Dekker
June 30, 2020

This book provides local governments and interested stakeholders with insights into the challenges and opportunities inherent in addressing climate change. Drawing on in-depth case study research on Vancouver, Portland, Glasgow and Dublin, Dekker examines the policy development processes employed ...

Climate Justice and Community Renewal Resistance and Grassroots Solutions

Climate Justice and Community Renewal: Resistance and Grassroots Solutions

1st Edition

Brian Tokar, Tamra Gilbertson
April 16, 2020

This book brings together the voices of people from five continents who live, work, and research on the front lines of climate resistance and renewal. The many contributors to this volume explore the impacts of extreme weather events in Africa, the Caribbean and on Pacific islands, experiences of ...

Teaching Climate Change in the United States

Teaching Climate Change in the United States

1st Edition

Joseph Henderson, Andrea Drewes
April 09, 2020

This book highlights best practices in climate change education through the analysis of a rich collection of case studies that showcase educational programs across the United States. Framed against the political backdrop of a country in which climate change denial presents a significant threat to ...

Planning Across Borders in a Climate of Change

Planning Across Borders in a Climate of Change

1st Edition

Wendy Steele, Tooran Alizadeh, Leila Eslami-Andargoli, Silvia Serrao-Neumann
July 29, 2016

The fixity or mobility of borders are key themes within the border studies literature and have useful critical application to urban and environmental planning through theory, pedagogy and practice. This offers potential for transformative change through the processes of re-bordering and ...

Insuring Against Climate Change The Emergence of Regional Catastrophe Risk Pools

Insuring Against Climate Change: The Emergence of Regional Catastrophe Risk Pools

1st Edition

Nikolas Scherer
March 09, 2020

This book provides one of the first systematic in-depth studies on regional catastrophe risk pools. It explores the various goals of these new financial instruments, illustrating how they function on a conceptual, technical and practical level, and reconstructs their political genesis. With ...

Climate Change, Moral Panics and Civilization

Climate Change, Moral Panics and Civilization

1st Edition

Amanda Rohloff, André Saramago
March 04, 2020

In recent years, interest in climate change has rapidly increased in the social sciences and yet there is still relatively little published material in the field that seeks to understand the development of climate change as a perceived social problem. This book contributes to filling this gap by ...

Contemplating Climate Change Mental Models and Human Reasoning

Contemplating Climate Change: Mental Models and Human Reasoning

1st Edition

Stephen M. Dark
March 04, 2020

Global climate change policy has failed us all, but what is the reasoning that underlies this failure? Why are some people more disposed to reflect on confounding issues like climate change, recognise the danger, seek a solution, and act accordingly, more than others? This book is concerned with ...

Local Activism for Global Climate Justice The Great Lakes Watershed

Local Activism for Global Climate Justice: The Great Lakes Watershed

1st Edition

Patricia E. Perkins
September 18, 2019

This book will inspire and spark grassroots action to address the inequitable impacts of climate change, by showing how this can be tackled and the many benefits of doing so. With contributions from climate activists and engaged young authors, this volume explores the many ways in which people are...

Regenerative Urban Development, Climate Change and the Common Good

Regenerative Urban Development, Climate Change and the Common Good

1st Edition

Beth Schaefer Caniglia, Beatrice Frank, John L. Knott, Jr., Kenneth S. Sagendorf, Eugene A. Wilkerson
August 27, 2019

This volume focuses on the theory and practice of the regenerative development paradigm that is rapidly displacing sustainability as the most fertile ground for climate change adaptation research. This book brings together key thinkers in this field to develop a meaningful synthesis between the ...

Political Responsibility for Climate Change Ethical Institutions and Fact-Sensitive Theory

Political Responsibility for Climate Change: Ethical Institutions and Fact-Sensitive Theory

1st Edition

Theresa Birgitta Brønnum Scavenius
August 13, 2019

This book offers new perspectives on how social and political institutions can respond more effectively to climate change. Theresa Scavenius presents a concept of moral responsibility that does not address the obligations of individual citizens, but instead assesses the moral responsibility of ...

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