E-books: Environmental Policy

  • Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change: Scaling it up book cover

    Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change

    Scaling it up, 1st Edition

    Edited by E. Lisa F. Schipper, Jessica Ayers, Hannah Reid, Saleemul Huq, Atiq Rahman

    As climate change adaptation rises up the international policy agenda, matched by increasing funds and frameworks for action, there are mounting questions over how to ensure the needs of vulnerable people on the ground are met. Community-based adaptation (CBA) is one growing proposal that argues…

    eBook – 2014-01-21
    Routledge

  • From Rio+20 to a New Development Agenda: Building a Bridge to a Sustainable Future book cover

    From Rio+20 to a New Development Agenda

    Building a Bridge to a Sustainable Future, 1st Edition

    By Felix Dodds, Jorge Laguna-Celis, Liz Thompson

    Twenty years after the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, "The Earth Summit", the Rio+20 conference in 2012 brought life back to sustainable development by putting it at the centre of a new global development partnership, one in which sustainable development is the basis for…

    eBook – 2014-01-21
    Routledge

  • Economic Incentives for Marine and Coastal Conservation: Prospects, Challenges and Policy Implications book cover

    Economic Incentives for Marine and Coastal Conservation

    Prospects, Challenges and Policy Implications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Essam Yassin Mohammed

    Marine and coastal resources provide millions of people with their livelihoods, such as fishing and tourism, and a range of critical additional ‘ecosystem services’, from biodiversity and culture to carbon storage and flood protection. Yet across the world, these resources are…

    eBook – 2013-11-26
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Effective Risk Communication book cover

    Effective Risk Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Arvai, Louie Rivers III

    There are two questions often asked of risk communication: what has been learned from past work, and what is needed to push the field forward? Drawing on the experience of leading risk researchers and practitioners, Effective Risk Communication focuses on answering these questions. The book draws…

    eBook – 2013-10-30
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Four Degrees of Global Warming: Australia in a Hot World book cover

    Four Degrees of Global Warming

    Australia in a Hot World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Christoff

    At Copenhagen in December 2009, the international community agreed to limit global warming to below two degrees Celsius to avoid the worst impacts of human-induced climate change. However climate scientists agree that current national emissions targets collectively will still not achieve this goal.…

    eBook – 2013-10-15
    Routledge

  • Water Tech: A Guide to Investment, Innovation and Business Opportunities in the Water Sector book cover

    Water Tech

    A Guide to Investment, Innovation and Business Opportunities in the Water Sector, 1st Edition

    By William Sarni, Tamin Pechet

    This book unveils how the world in the twenty-first century will need to manage our most fundamental resource need, water. It outlines how stakeholders can improve water use in their homes, their businesses, and the world.  In particular, it focuses on the role of stakeholders in…

    eBook – 2013-10-08
    Routledge

  • The Energy of Nations: Risk Blindness and the Road to Renaissance book cover

    The Energy of Nations

    Risk Blindness and the Road to Renaissance, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Leggett

    Systemic global risks of oil supply, climate shock and financial collapse threaten tomorrow's economies and mean businesses and policy makers face huge challenges in fuelling tomorrow’s world. Jeremy Leggett gives a personal testimony of the dangers often ignored and incompletely understood - a…

    eBook – 2013-10-08
    Routledge

  • Food Policy and the Environmental Credit Crunch: From Soup to Nuts book cover

    Food Policy and the Environmental Credit Crunch

    From Soup to Nuts, 1st Edition

    By Julie Hudson, Paul Donovan

    The changing economic environment for the consumer that is emerging from the wreckage of the financial credit crunch plays directly into the importance of food spending. This is certainly true from the perspective of food prices in the short run, but also from the perspective of sustainability and…

    eBook – 2013-09-11
    Routledge

  • Exploring Climate Change through Science and in Society: An anthology of Mike Hulme's essays, interviews and speeches book cover

    Exploring Climate Change through Science and in Society

    An anthology of Mike Hulme's essays, interviews and speeches, 1st Edition

    By Mike Hulme

    Mike Hulme has been studying climate change for over thirty years and is today one of the most distinctive and recognisable voices speaking internationally about climate change in the academy, in public and in the media. The argument that he has made powerfully over the last few years is that…

    eBook – 2013-09-11
    Routledge

  • Biosecurity: The Socio-Politics of Invasive Species and Infectious Diseases book cover

    Biosecurity

    The Socio-Politics of Invasive Species and Infectious Diseases, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Dobson, Kezia Barker, Sarah L. Taylor

    Biosecurity is the assessment and management of potentially dangerous infectious diseases, quarantined pests, invasive (alien) species, living modified organisms, and biological weapons. It is a holistic concept of direct relevance to the sustainability of agriculture, food safety, and the…

    eBook – 2013-08-15
    Routledge

  • Searching for Resilience in Sustainable Development: Learning Journeys in Conservation book cover

    Searching for Resilience in Sustainable Development

    Learning Journeys in Conservation, 1st Edition

    By John Blewitt, Daniella Tilbury

    Resilience is a term that is gaining currency in conservation and sustainable development, though its meaning and value in this context is yet to be defined. Searching for Resilience in Sustainable Development examines ways in which resilience may be created within the web of ecological,…

    eBook – 2013-08-15
    Routledge

  • Managing Adaptation to Climate Risk: Beyond Fragmented Responses book cover

    Managing Adaptation to Climate Risk

    Beyond Fragmented Responses, 1st Edition

    By Geoff O'Brien, Phil O'Keefe

    Climate change is the single largest threat to the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and sustainable development. Addressing climate risk is a challenge for all. This book calls for greater collaboration between climate communities and disaster development communities. In…

    eBook – 2013-07-24
    Routledge

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