E-books: Environmental Policy

  • Climate Change and Gender in Rich Countries: Work, public policy and action book cover

    Climate Change and Gender in Rich Countries

    Work, public policy and action, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marjorie Griffin Cohen

    Climate change is at the forefront of ideas about public policy, the economy and labour issues. However, the gendered dimensions of climate change and the public policy issues associated with it in wealthy nations are much less understood. Climate Change and Gender in Rich Countries covers a wide…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Climate, Work and Society

  • Water, Security and U.S. Foreign Policy book cover

    Water, Security and U.S. Foreign Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Reed

    The prosperity and national security of the United States depend directly on the prosperity and stability of both partner and competing countries around the world. Today, U.S. interests are under rising pressure from water scarcity, extreme weather events and water-driven ecological change in key…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge

  • Reconnecting People and Water: Public Engagement and Sustainable Urban Water Management book cover

    Reconnecting People and Water

    Public Engagement and Sustainable Urban Water Management, 1st Edition

    By Liz Sharp

    Water management in industrialised western countries has long been seen as a technical process associated with pipes, drains and bureaucracies. This technical model of water management is now being questioned. This book examines the nature of contemporary water management and the…

    eBook – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Explorations in Urban Design: An Urban Design Research Primer book cover

    Explorations in Urban Design

    An Urban Design Research Primer, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Carmona

    Whilst recognising that distinctly different traditions exist within the study and practice of urban design, this book advances an interdisciplinary and innovative approach, which is of direct importance to understanding the urban forms, conditions, practices and processes. It enthuses and inspires…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • Urban Environmental Planning: Policies, Instruments and Methods in an International Perspective book cover

    Urban Environmental Planning

    Policies, Instruments and Methods in an International Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By Gert de Roo

    Edited by Donald Miller

    Originally published in 1997, Urban Environmental Planning provides a groundbreaking overview of innovative methods and techniques for measuring and managing the environmental effects of urban land uses on other urban activities. Fully revised and updated, this second edition brings together a team…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    Urban Planning and Environment

  • Governing the Coastal Commons: Communities, Resilience and Transformation book cover

    Governing the Coastal Commons

    Communities, Resilience and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Derek Armitage, Anthony Charles, Fikret Berkes

    Coastal communities depend on the marine environment for their livelihoods, but the common property nature of marine resources poses major challenges for the governance of such resources. Through detailed cases and consideration of broader global trends, this volume examines how coastal communities…

    eBook – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Just Conservation: Biodiversity, Wellbeing and Sustainability book cover

    Just Conservation

    Biodiversity, Wellbeing and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Adrian Martin

    Loss of biodiversity is one of the great environmental challenges facing humanity but unfortunately efforts to reduce the rate of loss have so far failed. At the same time, these efforts have too often resulted in unjust social outcomes in which people living in or near to areas designated for…

    eBook – 2017-04-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • Food Security, Agricultural Policies and Economic Growth: Long-term Dynamics in the Past, Present and Future book cover

    Food Security, Agricultural Policies and Economic Growth

    Long-term Dynamics in the Past, Present and Future, 1st Edition

    By Niek Koning

    Using a political-economic approach supplemented with insights from human ecology, this volume analyzes the long-term dynamics of food security and economic growth. The book begins by discussing the nature of preindustrial food crises and the changes that have occurred…

    eBook – 2017-04-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Sustainable Development Goals and UN Goal-Setting book cover

    Sustainable Development Goals and UN Goal-Setting

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Browne

    This book explores the record of the UN development system (UNDS) over more than 70 years as a fount of ideas and concepts in development; as a contributor to development thinking and strategy; and as the principal source of global development goals from the first UN Development Decade to the SDGs.…

    eBook – 2017-04-21
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Aid Performance and Climate Change book cover

    Aid Performance and Climate Change

    1st Edition

    By Julian Caldecott

    The richer countries spend about US$165 billion yearly on overseas aid, mainly to keep human development going. These efforts are undermined by climate change, water-catchment damage, biodiversity loss, and desertification, and their interactions with social systems at all scales, which few aid…

    eBook – 2017-04-21
    Routledge

  • Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment book cover

    Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Emilio Jose Garcia, Brenda Vale

    In this timely book, Emilio Jose Garcia and Brenda Vale explore what sustainability and resilience might mean when applied to the built environment. Conceived as a primer for students and professionals, it defines what the terms sustainability and resilience mean and how they are related to each…

    eBook – 2017-03-27
    Routledge

  • A Short Guide to Climate Change Risk book cover

    A Short Guide to Climate Change Risk

    1st Edition

    By Nigel Arnell

    Climate change poses a risk to business operations and to markets, and a poor business response to this risk can lead to reputational damage, or worse. At the same time, climate change can bring opportunities for some businesses. In this addition to Gower’s series of Short Guides to Business Risk…

    eBook – 2017-03-02
    Routledge
    Short Guides to Business Risk

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