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Routledge Library Editions: Pollution, Climate and Change


About the Series

The volumes in this set, originally published between 1931 and 1997 make major contributions to applied climatology. They include environmental debates about greenhouse gases, ozone, acid rain and land, water and air pollution and discuss:

  • The economic, social, political and strategic implications of weather and climate
  • The health & prosperity of future generations
  • The economics of a green economy
  • Sustainable security, poverty and inequitable land distribution
  • And will be of interest to decision makers in agriculture, economics and business, politicians

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The Climatic Scene

The Climatic Scene

1st Edition

Edited By Michael J. Tooley, Gillian M. Sheail
October 01, 2021

Originally published in 1985, this volume of essays was compiled in honour of Gordon Manley, a major and distinctive twentieth-century figure in climatology. The range and scope of the topics covered reflect the eclectic interests of Manley, whose orientation was always towards the importance of ...

The Human Impact of Climate Uncertainty Weather Information, Economic Planning, and Business Management

The Human Impact of Climate Uncertainty: Weather Information, Economic Planning, and Business Management

1st Edition

By W. J. Maunder
October 01, 2021

Originally published in 1989, this book provides an overview of the economic dimensions of climate and human activities, and considers how the variable nature of the atmosphere must be accepted as an integral part of the management package. It discusses how climatic repercussions can hold major ...

The Impact of Marine Pollution

The Impact of Marine Pollution

1st Edition

Edited By Douglas J. Cusine, John P. Grant
October 01, 2021

Originally published in 1980, this book by a group of international lawyers and experts from the energy industries suggests ways in which the law may have to change to cope with developments in the oil and nuclear energy industries and the way they impact on marine pollution. Incorporating issues ...

The Uncertainty Business Risks and Opportunities in Weather and Climate

The Uncertainty Business: Risks and Opportunities in Weather and Climate

1st Edition

By W. J. Maunder
October 01, 2021

Originally published in 1986, this book discusses the value of weather and climate information in government and business decision-making. It issues a strong manifesto for the development of new areas of research requiring the skills of weather scientists, geographers, economists, planners and ...

The Value of the Weather

The Value of the Weather

1st Edition

By W. J. Maunder
October 01, 2021

Originally published in 1970, this book brings together the most significant and pertinent associations between man’s economic and social activities, and the variations in the atmospheric environment. Particular emphasis is placed on economic activities and the weather, economic analysis of weather...

Towards Efficient Regulation of Air Pollution from Coal-Fired Power Plants

Towards Efficient Regulation of Air Pollution from Coal-Fired Power Plants

1st Edition

By Robert O. Mendelsohn
October 01, 2021

Originally published in 1979, this book discusses the model developed to deal with air pollution from coal fired power plants, but it broadly also illustrates how available scientific information can be organized to improve our understanding of pollution control. This information enables economists...

What Becomes of Pollution? Adversary Science and the Controversy on the Self-Purification of Rivers in Britain, 1850-1900

What Becomes of Pollution?: Adversary Science and the Controversy on the Self-Purification of Rivers in Britain, 1850-1900

1st Edition

By Christopher Hamlin
October 01, 2021

Originally published in 1987, this volume examines the ideals and realities of river use in 19th Century Britain and the failure of legal and technological remedies for river pollution. It deals with the involvement of scientists, particularly chemists, in pollution inquiries and considers the ...

Wheels of Progress? Motor transport, pollution and the environment.

Wheels of Progress?: Motor transport, pollution and the environment.

1st Edition

By J. Rose
October 01, 2021

Originally published in 1973 and based on papers published in The International Journal of Environmental Studies, this book discusses the impact of road vehicles on the environment. Particular stress is laid on the design of towns and vehicles, economic problems associated with these, the ...

Routledge Library Editions: Pollution, Climate and Change

Routledge Library Editions: Pollution, Climate and Change

1st Edition

By Various
November 05, 2019

The volumes in this set, originally published between 1931 and 1997, make major contributions to applied climatology. They include environmental debates about greenhouse gases, ozone, acid rain and land, water and air pollution and discuss: The economic, social, political and strategic ...

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