E-books: Environmental Studies

  • Climate Hazards, Disasters, and Gender Ramifications book cover

    Climate Hazards, Disasters, and Gender Ramifications

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catarina Kinnvall, Helle Rydstrom

    This book focuses on the challenges of living with climate disasters, in addition to the existing gender inequalities that prevail and define social, economic and political conditions. Social inequalities have consequences for the everyday lives of women and girls where power relations,…

    eBook – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Water Histories of South Asia: The Materiality of Liquescence book cover

    Water Histories of South Asia

    The Materiality of Liquescence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sugata Ray, Venugopal Maddipati

    This book surveys the intersections between water systems and the phenomenology of visual cultures in early modern, colonial and contemporary South Asia. Bringing together contributions by eminent artists, architects, curators and scholars who explore the connections between the environmental and…

    eBook – 2019-06-10
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • Risk and Uncertainty in a Post-Truth Society book cover

    Risk and Uncertainty in a Post-Truth Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sander van der Linden, Ragnar E. Löfstedt

    This edited volume looks at whether it is possible to be more transparent about uncertainty in scientific evidence without undermining public understanding and trust. With contributions from leading experts in the field, this book explores the communication of risk and decision-making in an…

    eBook – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Risk Communication and Community Resilience book cover

    Risk Communication and Community Resilience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bandana Kar, David M. Cochran

    Risk communication is crucial to building community resilience and reducing risk from extreme events. True community resilience involves accurate and timely dissemination of risk information to stakeholders. This book examines the policy and science of risk communication in the digital era. Themes…

    eBook – 2019-05-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • The Rise and Rise of Indicators: Their History and Geography book cover

    The Rise and Rise of Indicators

    Their History and Geography, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Morse

    This book makes indicators more accessible, in terms of what they are, who created them and how they are used. It examines the subjectivity and human frailty behind these quintessentially ‘hard’ and technical measures of the world. To achieve this goal, The Rise and Rise of Indicators presents the…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • How Solar Energy Became Cheap: A Model for Low-Carbon Innovation book cover

    How Solar Energy Became Cheap

    A Model for Low-Carbon Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Gregory F. Nemet

    Solar energy is a substantial global industry, one that has generated trade disputes among superpowers, threatened the solvency of large energy companies, and prompted serious reconsideration of electric utility regulation rooted in the 1930s. One of the biggest payoffs from solar’s success is not…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • 21st Century Challenges facing Cultural Landscapes book cover

    21st Century Challenges facing Cultural Landscapes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juliet Ramsay, Ken Taylor

    Through stories of diverse landscapes from around the world, this book captures human cultures and their land use practices in the environments they inhabit. The chapters cover topics from heritage in the 21st Century, appreciating and safeguarding values while facing challenges wrought by…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge

  • Climate Change Communication and the Internet book cover

    Climate Change Communication and the Internet

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nelya Koteyko, Brigitte Nerlich, Iina Hellsten

    The volume provides a timely, state of the art collection of studies examining climate change communication in the era of digital media. The chapters focus on a broad range of topics covering various aspects of both practice and research in climate change communication, ranging from the use of…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge

  • Globalism and Localization: Emergent Solutions to Ecological and Social Crises book cover

    Globalism and Localization

    Emergent Solutions to Ecological and Social Crises, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeanine M. Canty

    Considering the context of the present ecological and social crisis, this book takes an interdisciplinary approach to explore the relationship between globalism and localization. Globalism may be viewed as a positive emergent property of globalization. The latter depicts a worldwide economic and…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge

  • Gender, Agriculture and Agrarian Transformations: Changing Relations in Africa, Latin America and Asia book cover

    Gender, Agriculture and Agrarian Transformations

    Changing Relations in Africa, Latin America and Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carolyn E. Sachs

    This book presents research from across the globe on how gender relationships in agriculture are changing. In many regions of the world, agricultural transformations are occurring through increased commodification, new value-chains, technological innovations introduced by CGIAR and other…

    eBook – 2019-05-15
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Environmental Economics: Concepts, Methods and Policies book cover

    Environmental Economics

    Concepts, Methods and Policies, 1st Edition

    By Dodo J. Thampapillai, Matthias Ruth

    Environmental Economics explores the ways in which economic theory and its applications, as practised and taught today, must be modified to explicitly accommodate the goal of sustainability and the vital role played by environmental capital. Pivoting around the first and second laws of…

    eBook – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Urban Health: The Case of Hong Kong as a Subtropical City book cover

    Climate Change and Urban Health

    The Case of Hong Kong as a Subtropical City, 1st Edition

    By Emily Ying Yang Chan

    This book provides a theoretical framework and related technical skills for investigating climate change and its public health consequences and responses with a focus on urban settings, and in particular Hong Kong, a subtropical metropolis in Asia. Specifically, the book examines the impact of…

    eBook – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

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