E-books: Environmental Management

  • Green Transportation and Energy Consumption in China book cover

    Green Transportation and Energy Consumption in China

    1st Edition

    By Jian Chai, Ying Yang, Quanying Lu, Limin Xing, Ting Liang, Kin Keung Lai, Shouyang Wang

    This book provides insights into China’s energy consumption and pollution as well as its energy saving policies. It explores energy saving ways and argues for an energy consumption revolution, which includes technologies to improve transportation resource efficiency, modification of existing…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Risk Management

  • 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

  • Routledge Handbook of Ecological and Environmental Restoration book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Ecological and Environmental Restoration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart K. Allison, Stephen D. Murphy

    Ecological restoration is a rapidly evolving discipline that is engaged with developing both methodologies and strategies for repairing damaged and polluted ecosystems and environments. During the last decade the rapid pace of climate change coupled with continuing habitat destruction and the…

    eBook – 2017-05-18
    Routledge

  • The Formulation of Local Housing Strategies: A Critical Evaluation book cover

    The Formulation of Local Housing Strategies

    A Critical Evaluation, 1st Edition

    By Chris Nicol

    Housing provision is a major dilemma for local authorities. There is currently a huge demand for more housing, while increasing environmental, economic and political pressures must be considered when local authorities develop their policies. This remarkable volume investigates how local…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • Contesting Rurality: Politics in the British Countryside book cover

    Contesting Rurality

    Politics in the British Countryside, 1st Edition

    By Michael Woods

    Rural issues have gained national prominence in Britain in recent years. The future of hunting, the Foot and Mouth outbreak, farm income and agricultural reform and housing development have all claimed political and media attention, promoted by a vocal rural lobby and headline-grabbing protests and…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Rural Policy and Planning

  • The Ethics of the Environment book cover

    The Ethics of the Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robin Attfield

    This book brings together over thirty of the foremost contributions to environmental ethics, from pioneering papers to recent work at the cutting edge of thought in this field. It also unites them through an innovative introductory essay which appraises both strengths and weaknesses and presents a…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    The International Library of Essays in Public and Professional Ethics

  • Understanding Climate Change through Gender Relations book cover

    Understanding Climate Change through Gender Relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Buckingham, Virginie Le Masson

    This book explains how gender, as a power relationship, influences climate change related strategies, and explores the additional pressures that climate change brings to uneven gender relations. It considers the ways in which men and women experience the impacts of these in different economic…

    eBook – 2017-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Urban Flood Mitigation and Stormwater Management book cover

    Urban Flood Mitigation and Stormwater Management

    1st Edition

    By James C Y Guo

    Effective urban drainage to manage stormwater and control flooding depends on good engineering, especially when an environmentally sustainable approach is being applied. This new text focuses on green methods and modelling techniques. It covers the principles of hydrology and drainage,…

    eBook – 2017-05-08
    CRC Press

  • 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

  • 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

  • Routledge Handbook of Ecological Economics: Nature and Society book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Ecological Economics

    Nature and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clive L. Spash

    Since becoming formally established with an international academic society in the late 1980s, ecological economics has advanced understanding of the interactions between social and biophysical reality. It initially combined questioning of the basis of mainstream economics with a concern for…

    eBook – 2017-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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