E-books: Environmental Policy

  • The Justices and Injustices of Ecosystem Services book cover

    The Justices and Injustices of Ecosystem Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Sikor

    Humankind benefits from a multitude of resources and processes that are supplied by ecosystems, and collectively these benefits are known as ecosystem services. Interest in this topic has grown exponentially over the last decade, as biologists and economists have tried to quantify these benefits to…

    eBook – 2013-07-18
    Routledge Studies in Ecosystem Services

  • Environmental Policy and Household Behaviour: Sustainability and Everyday Life book cover

    Environmental Policy and Household Behaviour

    Sustainability and Everyday Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrik Soderholm

    Our behaviour in our own homes - our recycling habits, consumer choices and transport preferences - all have a huge impact on the environment locally and globally. Governments across the world are trying to formulate and implement policies to encourage and enforce more sustainable household actions…

    eBook – 2013-07-04

  • The Climate Bonus: Co-benefits of Climate Policy book cover

    The Climate Bonus

    Co-benefits of Climate Policy, 1st Edition

    By Alison Smith

    We urgently need to transform to a low carbon society, yet our progress is painfully slow, in part because there is widespread public concern that this will require sacrifice and high costs. But this need not be the case. Many carbon reduction policies provide a range of additional benefits, from…

    eBook – 2013-06-26

  • Wildfire Policy: Law and Economics Perspectives book cover

    Wildfire Policy

    Law and Economics Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dean Lueck, Karen M. Bradshaw

    During the five decades since its origin, law and economics has provided an influential framework for addressing a wide array of areas of law ranging from judicial behaviour to contracts. This book will reflects the first-ever forum for law and economics scholars to apply the analysis and…

    eBook – 2013-06-17

  • Pastoralism and Development in Africa: Dynamic Change at the Margins book cover

    Pastoralism and Development in Africa

    Dynamic Change at the Margins, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andy Catley, Jeremy Lind, Ian Scoones

    Once again, the Horn of Africa has been in the headlines. And once again the news has been bad: drought, famine, conflict, hunger, suffering and death. The finger of blame has been pointed in numerous directions: to the changing climate, to environmental degradation, to overpopulation, to…

    eBook – 2013-05-07
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Climate Change Ethics: Navigating the Perfect Moral Storm book cover

    Climate Change Ethics

    Navigating the Perfect Moral Storm, 1st Edition

    By Donald A. Brown

    Climate change is now the biggest challenge faced by humanity worldwide and ethics is the crucial missing component in the debate about what to do about this enormous threat. This book examines why thirty-five years of discussion of human-induced warming has failed to acknowledge fundamental…

    eBook – 2013-05-07

  • Human Dependence on Nature: How to Help Solve the Environmental Crisis book cover

    Human Dependence on Nature

    How to Help Solve the Environmental Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Haydn Washington

    Humanity is dependent on Nature to survive, yet our society largely acts as if this is not the case. The energy that powers our very cells, the nutrients that make up our bodies, the ecosystem services that clean our water and air; these are all provided by the Nature from which we have evolved and…

    eBook – 2013-05-07

  • Technology Development Assistance for Agriculture: Putting research into use in low income countries book cover

    Technology Development Assistance for Agriculture

    Putting research into use in low income countries, 1st Edition

    By Norman Clark, Andy Frost, Ian Maudlin, Andrew Ward

    Stemming from an 11-year DFID funded programme under its Renewable Natural Resources Research Strategy (RNRRS), Technology Development Assistance for Agriculture: Putting Research into Low Income Countries reviews part of this programme as a case study of a broader issue of technology development…

    eBook – 2013-05-02
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Energy and Electricity in Industrial Nations: The Sociology and Technology of Energy book cover

    Energy and Electricity in Industrial Nations

    The Sociology and Technology of Energy, 1st Edition

    By Allan Mazur

    Energy is at the top of the list of environmental problems facing industrial society, and is arguably the one that has been handled least successfully, in part because politicians and the public do not understand the physical technologies, while the engineers and industrialists do not understand…

    eBook – 2013-04-17

  • Sustainable Development Law in the UK: From Rhetoric to Reality? book cover

    Sustainable Development Law in the UK

    From Rhetoric to Reality?, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Ross

    Sustainable development is now widely accepted as a political objective in the UK and elsewhere but to what extent has the UK’s rhetoric on sustainable development become a reality? The aim of this book is to critically examine the UK’s approach to promoting and delivering sustainable development.…

    eBook – 2013-03-01

  • Climate Clever: How Governments Can Tackle Climate Change (and Still Win Elections) book cover

    Climate Clever

    How Governments Can Tackle Climate Change (and Still Win Elections), 1st Edition

    By Hugh Compston, Ian Bailey

    Why, despite two decades of climate policy, have affluent democracies made so little progress in cutting greenhouse gas emissions? We know that there are ways of doing this that are both practical and affordable. It is politics that is the problem. Stringent climate policies may lead companies to…

    eBook – 2013-03-01

  • A Field Guide to Community Based Adaptation book cover

    A Field Guide to Community Based Adaptation

    1st Edition

    By Tim Magee

    The world's poor will be the most critically affected by a changing climate—and yet their current plight isn't improving rapidly enough to fulfill the UN’s Millennium Development Goals. If experienced development organizations are finding it difficult to solve decades-old development problems, how…

    eBook – 2013-01-17

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