E-books: Environment and Sustainability

  • The World We'll Leave Behind: Grasping the Sustainability Challenge book cover

    The World We'll Leave Behind

    Grasping the Sustainability Challenge

    By William Scott, Paul Vare

    It is now clear that human activity has influenced how the biosphere supports life on Earth, and given rise to a set of connected environmental and social problems. Examples of these include the loss of unique habitats and species, the acidification of the oceans, air and water pollution and, of…

    AeBook – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • In Search of the Good Society book cover

    In Search of the Good Society

    By Malcolm McIntosh

    Compelling reading, this book both reinforces and elevates the role of art in the exploration and analysis of the concepts of democracy, globalization and capitalism. In the book, the author describes a post-human world, a state we have already entered. But how should we think about it, given we…

    AeBook – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge

  • The Map of Meaningful Work (2e): A Practical Guide to Sustaining our Humanity book cover

    The Map of Meaningful Work (2e)

    A Practical Guide to Sustaining our Humanity, 2nd Edition

    By Marjolein Lips-Wiersma, Lani Morris

    This book introduces a "Map of Meaning" called the Holistic Development Model, which provides a clear, simple and profound framework of the dimensions and process of living and working meaningfully.The Map is based on over 15 years' research into the insights and practice of ordinary people.…

    AeBook – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge

  • The 21st Century Sustainability Challenge: Water, Food, Energy book cover

    The 21st Century Sustainability Challenge

    Water, Food, Energy

    By William Sarni, Greg Koch

    AeBook – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Stop the Rot: Reframing Governance for Directors and Politicians book cover

    Stop the Rot

    Reframing Governance for Directors and Politicians

    By Bob Garratt

    Following the international success of The Fish Rots from the Head: Developing Effective Directors, this sequel from Bob Garratt explains the public's distrust of the people who govern us - the directors, owners, regulators and politicians - and how this can be changed. Currently,…

    eBook – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Energy and Climate: Developing a Sustainable Environment book cover

    Introduction to Energy and Climate

    Developing a Sustainable Environment

    By Julie Kerr

    The purpose of this textbook is to provide a well-rounded working knowledge of both climate change and environmental sustainability for a wide range of students. Students will learn core concepts and methods to analyze energy and environmental impacts; will understand what is changing the earth’s…

    eBook – 2017-08-24 
    CRC Press

  • Towards a Political Economy of Resource-dependent Regions book cover

    Towards a Political Economy of Resource-dependent Regions

    By Greg Halseth, Laura Ryser

    This book advances our understanding of resource-dependent regions in developed economies in the 21st Century. It explores how rural and small town places are working to find success in a new economy marked by demographic, economic, social, cultural, political, and environmental change. How…

    eBook – 2017-08-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • The Business of Farm Animal Welfare book cover

    The Business of Farm Animal Welfare

    Edited by Nicky Amos, Rory Sullivan

    Globally, nearly 70 billion animals are farmed annually for meat, milk and eggs. Two-thirds of these are farmed intensively. The views held by food companies on animal stewardship, and the management practices and processes that they adopt are, therefore, of critical importance in determining the…

    eBook – 2017-08-18
    Routledge
    The Responsible Investment Series

  • Chinese Hydropower Development in Africa and Asia: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Global Dam-Building book cover

    Chinese Hydropower Development in Africa and Asia

    Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Global Dam-Building

    Edited by Giuseppina Siciliano, Frauke Urban

    In recent years, both Chinese overseas investment and hydropower development have been topics of increasing interest and research, with Chinese actors acting as financiers, developers, builders and sub-contractors. Chinese Hydropower Development in Africa and Asia explores the governance and…

    eBook – 2017-08-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Sustainability and Peaceful Coexistence for the Anthropocene book cover

    Sustainability and Peaceful Coexistence for the Anthropocene

    Edited by Pasi Heikkurinen

    The rapid industrialization of societies has resulted in radical changes to the Earth’s biosphere and its local ecosystems. Climate scientists have recorded and forecasted worrying global temperature rises going back to the early twentieth century, while biologists and palaeontologists have…

    eBook – 2017-08-17
    Routledge
    Transnational Law and Governance

  • Social Sustainability for Business book cover

    Social Sustainability for Business

    By Jerry A. Carbo, Viet T. Dao, Steven J. Haase, M. Blake Hargrove, Ian M. Langella

    Social Sustainability for Business demonstrates the need for a transformational change to the way businesses across the globe operate. What has become the standard, accepted "business model," with a focus on corporate profit, shareholder wealth maximization, and GDP growth, is no longer a…

    eBook – 2017-08-16
    Routledge

  • Plants in Contemporary Poetry: Ecocriticism and the Botanical Imagination book cover

    Plants in Contemporary Poetry

    Ecocriticism and the Botanical Imagination

    By John Ryan

    Positioned within current ecocritical scholarship, this volume is the first book-length study of the representations of plants in contemporary American, English, and Australian poetry. Through readings of botanically-minded writers including Les Murray, Louise Glück, and Alice Oswald, it addresses…

    eBook – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

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