E-books: Environmental Management

  • Understanding Sustainability Economics: Towards Pluralism in Economics book cover

    Understanding Sustainability Economics

    Towards Pluralism in Economics, 1st Edition

    By Peter Soderbaum

    This highly readable yet challenging book provides a critical examination of the failings of mainstream economics and the resultant environmental problems we are facing. Most importantly, it articulates what an alternative economics for sustainability would look like in both theory and practice.…

    eBook – 2012-05-04
    Routledge

  • Technology Transfer for the Ozone Layer: Lessons for Climate Change book cover

    Technology Transfer for the Ozone Layer

    Lessons for Climate Change, 1st Edition

    By Stephen O. Andersen, K. Madhava Sarma, Kristen N. Taddonio

    'Imagine the pride of earning the Nobel Prize for warning that CFCs were destroying the ozone layer. Then imagine that citizens, policymakers, and business executives heeded the warning and transformed markets to protect the earth. This book is the story of why we can all be optimistic about the…

    eBook – 2012-05-04
    Routledge

  • Decolonizing Nature: Strategies for Conservation in a Post-colonial Era book cover

    Decolonizing Nature

    Strategies for Conservation in a Post-colonial Era, 1st Edition

    By William (Bill) Adams, Martin Mulligan

    British imperialism was almost unparalleled in its historical and geographical reach, leaving a legacy of entrenched social transformation in nations and cultures in every part of the globe. Colonial annexation and government were based on an all-encompassing system that integrated and controlled…

    eBook – 2012-04-27
    Routledge

  • Making Waves: Integrating Coastal Conservation and Development book cover

    Making Waves

    Integrating Coastal Conservation and Development, 1st Edition

    By Katrina Brown, Emma Louise Tompkins

    Coastal zones are critical multiple-use resources, under pressure from constant demands from different sources - conservation, economic growth and social welfare. This book identifies the dilemmas of managing conservation and development in coastal areas. It offers important information on the…

    eBook – 2012-04-27
    Routledge

  • Selling Forest Environmental Services: Market-Based Mechanisms for Conservation and Development book cover

    Selling Forest Environmental Services

    Market-Based Mechanisms for Conservation and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joshua Bishop, Stefano Pagiola

    The risks posed by forest destruction throughout the world are highly significant for all. Not only are forests a critical source of timber and non-timber forest products, but they provide environmental services that are the basis of life on Earth. However, only rarely do beneficiaries pay for the…

    eBook – 2012-04-27
    Routledge

  • Environmental Management Systems: Understanding Organizational Drivers and Barriers book cover

    Environmental Management Systems

    Understanding Organizational Drivers and Barriers, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Tinsley, Ilona Pillai

    Implementing an Environmental Management System (EMS) has become a crucial consideration for large organizations. This book offers insight to practitioners and professional students as to why they have been developed, how they are implemented and the barriers that can impact on their effectiveness.…

    eBook – 2012-04-27
    Routledge

  • The ISIS Agreement: How Sustainability Can Improve Organizational Performance and Transform the World book cover

    The ISIS Agreement

    How Sustainability Can Improve Organizational Performance and Transform the World, 1st Edition

    By Alan AtKisson

    This is the must-have book for leaders in business, organizations and government who are scrambling to get a grip on sustainability while improving performance in the era of climate change. Renowned business and sustainability consultant Alan AtKisson distils decades of wisdom and experience into…

    eBook – 2012-04-27
    Routledge

  • Social Learning in Environmental Management: Towards a Sustainable Future book cover

    Social Learning in Environmental Management

    Towards a Sustainable Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rob Dyball, Meg Keen

    Social Learning in Environmental Management explores and expands the approaches to collective learning most needed to help individuals, communities, experts and governments work together to achieve greater social and ecological sustainability. It provides practical frameworks and case studies to…

    eBook – 2012-04-27
    Routledge

  • Strategic Environmental Assessment: A Sourcebook and Reference Guide to International Experience book cover

    Strategic Environmental Assessment

    A Sourcebook and Reference Guide to International Experience, 1st Edition

    By Barry Sadler, Barry Dalal-Clayton

    This unique sourcebook provides a global, state-of-the-art review of the rapidly evolving field of strategic environmental assessment (SEA) that is intended to serve as a baseline for the work of an OECD Task Team on SEA and a UNEP initiative on integrated planning and assessment. It describes…

    eBook – 2012-04-27
    Routledge

  • The Peri-Urban Interface: Approaches to Sustainable Natural and Human Resource Use book cover

    The Peri-Urban Interface

    Approaches to Sustainable Natural and Human Resource Use, 1st Edition

    Edited by Duncan McGregor, David Simon

    Peri-urban interfaces - the zones where urban and rural areas meet - suffer from the greatest problems to humans caused by rapid urbanization, including intense pressures on resources, slum formation, lack of adequate services such as water and sanitation, poor planning and degradation of farmland.…

    eBook – 2012-04-27
    Routledge

  • The Future of Large Dams: Dealing with Social, Environmental, Institutional and Political Costs book cover

    The Future of Large Dams

    Dealing with Social, Environmental, Institutional and Political Costs, 1st Edition

    By Thayer Ted Scudder

    Viewed by some as symbols of progress and by others as inherently flawed, large dams remain one of the most contentious development issues on Earth. Building on the work of the now defunct World Commission on Dams, Thayer Scudder wades into the debate with unprecedented authority. Employing the…

    eBook – 2012-04-27
    Routledge

  • The Jevons Paradox and the Myth of Resource Efficiency Improvements book cover

    The Jevons Paradox and the Myth of Resource Efficiency Improvements

    1st Edition

    By Blake Alcott, Mario Giampietro, Kozo Mayumi, John Polimeni

    �The Jevons Paradox�, which was first expressed in 1865 by William Stanley Jevons in relation to use of coal, states that an increase in efficiency in using a resource leads to increased use of that resource rather than to a reduction. This has subsequently been proved to apply not just to fossil…

    eBook – 2012-04-27
    Routledge

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