E-books: Environmental Policy

  • Grassroots Innovation Movements book cover

    Grassroots Innovation Movements

    1st Edition

    By Adrian Smith, Mariano Fressoli, Dinesh Abrol, Elisa Arond, Adrian Ely

    Innovation is increasingly invoked by policy elites and business leaders as vital for tackling global challenges like sustainable development. Often overlooked, however, is the fact that networks of community groups, activists, and researchers have been innovating grassroots solutions for social…

    eBook – 2016-08-25
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Markets, Politics and the Environment: An Introduction to Planning Theory book cover

    Markets, Politics and the Environment

    An Introduction to Planning Theory, 1st Edition

    By Barry Goodchild

    Markets, Politics and the Environment answers three groups of question: What is planning?’ and as part of this ‘What are its key features as a style of social practice and action?’ and ‘How does planning as a style of social practice relate to social and economic change? How, as part of the…

    eBook – 2016-08-25
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Sustainable Energy for All: Innovation, technology and pro-poor green transformations book cover

    Sustainable Energy for All

    Innovation, technology and pro-poor green transformations, 1st Edition

    By David Ockwell, Rob Byrne

    Despite decades of effort and billions of dollars spent, two thirds of people in sub-Saharan Africa still lack access to electricity, a vital pre-cursor to economic development and poverty reduction. Ambitious international policy commitments seek to address this, but scholarship has failed to keep…

    eBook – 2016-08-19
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Sustainability Assessment: Applications and opportunities book cover

    Sustainability Assessment

    Applications and opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Gibson

    Current and expanding human activities are moving us towards ever deeper unsustainability. While there is no single, simple means of reversing the invidious biophysical trends and redirecting the distribution of benefits, one necessary step is to approach every new and renewed undertaking as an…

    eBook – 2016-08-12

  • Asian Sacred Natural Sites: Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation book cover

    Asian Sacred Natural Sites

    Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bas Verschuuren, Naoya Furuta

    Nature conservation planning tends to be driven by models based on Western norms and science, but these may not represent the cultural, philosophical and religious contexts of much of Asia. This book provides a new perspective on the topic of sacred natural sites and cultural heritage by linking…

    eBook – 2016-08-12

  • Social Innovation In Africa: A practical guide for scaling impact book cover

    Social Innovation In Africa

    A practical guide for scaling impact, 1st Edition

    By Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli

    Encouraged by the emergence and early impact of social innovators on the African Continent, but frustrated by the slow pace of large scale change, this book is focused on filling the knowledge gap for those tackling Africa’s serious social problems. It lays out the required building blocks for…

    eBook – 2016-07-15
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Environmental Skepticism: Ecology, Power and Public Life book cover

    Environmental Skepticism

    Ecology, Power and Public Life, 1st Edition

    By Peter J. Jacques

    'Environmental skepticism' describes the viewpoint that major environmental problems are either unreal or unimportant. In other words, environmental skepticism holds that environmental problems, especially global ones, are inauthentic. Peter Jacques describes, both empirically and historically,…

    eBook – 2016-05-06
    Global Environmental Governance

  • Longer Lasting Products: Alternatives To The Throwaway Society book cover

    Longer Lasting Products

    Alternatives To The Throwaway Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Cooper

    The present economic system requires us to consume and throw away more and more goods. Yet often it's our desire, and the best interests of the environment, for these goods to last. The contributors to this book, who comprise many of the most significant international thinkers in the field, explore…

    eBook – 2016-05-06

  • Energy, Governance and Security in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma): A Critical Approach to Environmental Politics in the South book cover

    Energy, Governance and Security in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma)

    A Critical Approach to Environmental Politics in the South, 1st Edition

    By Adam Simpson

    Across the world states are seeking out new and secure supplies of energy but this search is manifesting itself most visibly in Asia where rapid industrialisation in states such as China and India is fomenting a frantic scramble for energy resources. Due to entrenched societal inequities and…

    eBook – 2016-04-29
    Transforming Environmental Politics and Policy

  • Energy Efficiency: The Definitive Guide to the Cheapest, Cleanest, Fastest Source of Energy book cover

    Energy Efficiency

    The Definitive Guide to the Cheapest, Cleanest, Fastest Source of Energy, 1st Edition

    By Steven Fawkes

    Energy risk has reappeared on the corporate and social agenda with a bang and the complexity of the issues has increased many-fold since the days of the last great wave of concern following the oil crises of the 1970s. Steven Fawkes’ Energy Efficiency is a comprehensive guide for managers and…

    eBook – 2016-04-29

  • Sustainability Citizenship in Cities: Theory and practice book cover

    Sustainability Citizenship in Cities

    Theory and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ralph Horne, John Fien, Beau B. Beza, Anitra Nelson

    Urban sustainability citizenship situates citizens as social change agents with an ethical and self-interested stake in living sustainably with the rest of Earth. Such citizens not only engage in sustainable household practices but respect the importance of awareness raising, discussion and debates…

    eBook – 2016-04-28
    Advances in Urban Sustainability

  • Green Leviathan: The Case for a Federal Role in Environmental Policy book cover

    Green Leviathan

    The Case for a Federal Role in Environmental Policy, 1st Edition

    By Inger Weibust

    The US, Switzerland and Canada are wealthy democracies that should be conducive to effective decentralized or cooperative environmental policy-making. However, a closer examination of their environmental policy over many decades finds no evidence that these approaches have worked. So does it matter…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Federalism Studies

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