Development Studies: Sustainable Development

  • Green Infrastructure: Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments book cover

    Green Infrastructure

    Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments, 1st Edition

    By John W. Dover

    With more than half of the world's population now living in urban areas, it is vitally important that towns and cities are healthy places to live. The principal aim of this book is to synthesize the disparate literature on the use of vegetation in the built environment and its multifunctional…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • Developing Property Sustainably book cover

    Developing Property Sustainably

    1st Edition

    By Sara J. Wilkinson, Sarah L. Sayce, Pernille H. Christensen

    Developing Property Sustainably introduces readers to the key issues surrounding sustainable property development in the global marketplace. Pulling together received wisdom and original research, the authors provide a clear and practical overview of the sustainable property development process as…

    Paperback – 2015-06-17
    Routledge

  • The Elements of Environmental Pollution book cover

    The Elements of Environmental Pollution

    1st Edition

    By John Rieuwerts

    Environmental pollution is one of humanity’s most pressing issues and will remain so for the foreseeable future. Anthropogenic activity is disturbing natural cycles and generating pollutants that are altering the atmosphere, accumulating in the food chain and contaminating the world’s soils, rivers…

    Paperback – 2015-04-16
    Routledge

  • Managing the City Economy: Challenges and Strategies in Developing Countries book cover

    Managing the City Economy

    Challenges and Strategies in Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    By Le-Yin Zhang

    In a world increasingly organised as networks of cities, this book offers the first full-length treatment of the subject of managing the city economy. It explores key challenges and strategies, particularly in developing countries, where developmental deficits are greatest and almost all urban…

    Paperback – 2015-03-19
    Routledge

  • Environment and Citizenship book cover

    Environment and Citizenship

    1st Edition

    By Benito Cao

    The increasing awareness of the human impact on the environment is having a profound effect on the concept and content of citizenship – one of the fundamental institutions that structures human relations. In what is the first introduction of its kind, this book provides an accessible, stimulating…

    Paperback – 2015-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environment and Society Texts

  • Understanding Human Ecology: A systems approach to sustainability book cover

    Understanding Human Ecology

    A systems approach to sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Robert Dyball, Barry Newell

    We are facing hugely complex challenges – from climate change to world poverty, our problems are part of an inter-related web of social and natural systems. Human ecology promises an approach to these complex challenges, a way to understand these problems holistically and to start to manage…

    Paperback – 2014-11-11
    Routledge

  • The Hartwell Approach to Climate Policy book cover

    The Hartwell Approach to Climate Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steve Rayner, Mark Caine

    The Hartwell Approach to Climate Policy presents a powerful critique of mainstream climate change policies and details a set of pragmatic alternatives based on the Hartwell Group’s collective writings from 1988-2010. Drawing on a rich history of heterodox but increasingly accepted views on climate…

    Paperback – 2014-08-22
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Sustainability: The Basics book cover

    Sustainability: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Peter Jacques

    Sustainability is concerned with the issues around the ongoing and mutual preservation of both society and the environment. It is a widely used term and supposed goal for many governments but it is also easily misunderstood. Sustainability: The Basics offers an accessible and interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2014-08-12
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • An Introduction to the Green Economy: Science, Systems and Sustainability book cover

    An Introduction to the Green Economy

    Science, Systems and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Adrian C. Newton, Elena Cantarello

    The green economy is widely seen as a potential solution to current global economic and environmental crises, and a potential mechanism by which sustainable development might be achieved in practice. Considerable investments are now being made into the development of green technology, renewable…

    Paperback – 2014-08-05
    Routledge

  • Sustainability Accounting and Accountability book cover

    Sustainability Accounting and Accountability

    2nd Edition

    By Jan Bebbington, Jeffrey Unerman, Brendan O'Dwyer

    The management and balancing of social, environmental and economic sustainability is one of the most complex and urgent challenges facing both private and public sector organizations today; with these challenges of sustainability posing many risks to, and many opportunities for, advancing the aims…

    Paperback – 2014-05-29
    Routledge

  • Ecological Restoration and Environmental Change: Renewing Damaged Ecosystems book cover

    Ecological Restoration and Environmental Change

    Renewing Damaged Ecosystems, 1st Edition

    By Stuart K. Allison

    What is a natural habitat? Who can define what is natural when species and ecosystems constantly change over time, with or without human intervention? When a polluted river or degraded landscape is restored from its damaged state, what is the appropriate outcome? With climate change now threatening…

    Paperback – 2014-05-27
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Energy Solutions for Climate Change book cover

    Sustainable Energy Solutions for Climate Change

    1st Edition

    By Mark Diesendorf

    Renewable energy expert Mark Diesendorf issues a powerful challenge in this clear and comprehensive guide to the technology and policies we need to adopt to ensure an ecologically sustainable energy future for the planet. Sustainable Energy Solutions for Climate Change brings together the science,…

    Paperback – 2014-05-23
    Routledge

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