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Traditional Ecological Knowledge in Georgia A Short History of the Caucasus

Traditional Ecological Knowledge in Georgia: A Short History of the Caucasus

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Zaal Kikvidze
December 01, 2020

This multidisciplinary book develops a synthesis of traditional ecological knowledge in the Caucasus region in Georgia – a hotspot of natural and cultural diversity. Traditional ecological knowledge connects the knowledge of natural phenomena with the culture of a given human society, and Georgia ...

The Emerging Global Consensus on Climate Change and Human Mobility

The Emerging Global Consensus on Climate Change and Human Mobility

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Mostafa M Naser
November 06, 2020

This book examines whether a global consensus is emerging on climate change and human mobility and presents evidence of a slow-moving but dynamic, step-by-step process of international policy development on climate-related mobility. Naser reviews the range of solutions offered to address ...

Climate Change Ethics for an Endangered World

Climate Change Ethics for an Endangered World

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Thom Brooks
October 26, 2020

Climate change confronts us with our most pressing challenges today. The global consensus is clear that human activity is mostly to blame for its harmful effects, but there is disagreement about what should be done. While no shortage of proposals from ecological footprints and the polluter pays ...

The Greening of US Free Trade Agreements From NAFTA to the Present Day

The Greening of US Free Trade Agreements: From NAFTA to the Present Day

1st Edition

Linda Allen
June 30, 2020

This book provides an up-to-date critical analysis of the integration of environmental policies into US free trade agreements. The work focuses on the evolution of the design of environmental policies and analyzes their effectiveness. Starting with the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) ...

Sustainable Community Movement Organizations Solidarity Economies and Rhizomatic Practices

Sustainable Community Movement Organizations: Solidarity Economies and Rhizomatic Practices

1st Edition

Francesca Forno, Richard R. Weiner
April 08, 2020

This volume shines a light on Sustainable Community Movement Organizations (SCMOs), an emergent wave of non-hierarchical, community-based socio-economic movements, with alternative forms of consumption and production very much at their core. Extending beyond traditional ideas of cooperatives and ...

Reframing Energy Access Insights from The Gambia

Reframing Energy Access: Insights from The Gambia

1st Edition

Anne Schiffer
March 31, 2020

This book investigates energy access through the lens of everyday energy practices in the Gambian community of Kartong. Reframing Energy Access: Insights from The Gambia explores past, current and potential future modes of energy production and consumption to examine concepts such as energy ...

Climate and Energy Politics in Poland Debating Carbon Dioxide and Shale Gas

Climate and Energy Politics in Poland: Debating Carbon Dioxide and Shale Gas

1st Edition

Aleksandra Lis
March 24, 2020

Climate and Energy Politics in Poland: Debating Carbon Dioxide and Shale Gas presents a new, object-oriented perspective on the challenge faced by Poland, the largest post-socialist EU member state from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), to produce knowledge about its energy system in the context of...

Climate Change Discourse in Russia Past and Present

Climate Change Discourse in Russia: Past and Present

1st Edition

Marianna Poberezhskaya, Teresa Ashe
March 04, 2020

This book explores the development of climate change discourses in Russia. It contributes to the study of climate change as a cultural idea by developing the extensive Anglophone literature on environmental science, politics and policy pertaining to climate change in the West to consider how ...

The Environmental Sustainable Development Goals in Bangladesh

The Environmental Sustainable Development Goals in Bangladesh

1st Edition

Samiya A. Selim, Shantanu Kumar Saha, Rumana Sultana, Carolyn Roberts
March 04, 2020

This book examines the key Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs) relating to environmental sustainability and provides a cutting-edge assessment of current progress with the view of achieving these goals by 2030. Within South Asia, the book pays particular attention to Bangladesh, as a country ...

Australian Climate Policy and Diplomacy Government-Industry Discourses

Australian Climate Policy and Diplomacy: Government-Industry Discourses

1st Edition

Ben L. Parr
December 16, 2019

Australian Climate Policy and Diplomacy provides a well overdue critique of existing, and high-profile, publications that convey the ‘greenhouse mafia’ hypothesis, which posits that Australia’s weak policy response to climate change is the result of a menacing domestic fossil fuel lobby. Ben L. ...

Jainism and Environmental Politics

Jainism and Environmental Politics

1st Edition

Aidan Rankin
November 27, 2019

This book explores the ways in which the ecologically centred Indian philosophy of Jainism could introduce a new and non-western methodology to environmental politics, with the potential to help the green movement find new audiences and a new voice. Aidan Rankin begins with a description of the ...

Sustainability, Conservation, and Creativity Ethnographic Learning from Small-scale Practices

Sustainability, Conservation, and Creativity: Ethnographic Learning from Small-scale Practices

1st Edition

Pamela J. Stewart, Andrew J. Strathern
October 01, 2019

By examining how small communities have dealt with forces of change and have sought to maintain themselves over time, this book offers pointers and lessons for conservation practices at all levels of society. "Sustainability" has become an increasingly popular term as a signal of concerns with ...

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