E-books: Environment & Resources

  • Environmental Compliance and Sustainability: Global Challenges and Perspectives book cover

    Environmental Compliance and Sustainability

    Global Challenges and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Daniel T. Rogers

    This book provides a critical understanding of the challenges that exist in protecting the local and global environment through compliance efforts using existing environmental regulations. The best compliance measures with the most useful regulations from over 50 countries are surveyed and are…

    eBook – 2019-11-04
    CRC Press

  • Sustainability and the Rights of Nature in Practice book cover

    Sustainability and the Rights of Nature in Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cameron La Follette, Chris Maser

    Sustainability and the Rights of Nature in Practice is the much-needed complementary volume to Sustainability and the Rights of Nature: An Introduction (CRC Press, May 2017). The first book laid out the international precursors for the Rights of Nature doctrine and described the changes required to…

    eBook – 2019-09-30
    CRC Press
    Social Environmental Sustainability

  • Practical Handbook of Marine Science book cover

    Practical Handbook of Marine Science

    4th Edition

    By Michael J. Kennish

    The heavily-revised Practical Handbook of Marine Science, Fourth Edition continues its tradition as a state-of-the-art reference that updates the field of marine science to meet the interdisciplinary research needs of physical oceanographers, marine biologists, marine chemists, and marine…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    CRC Press
    CRC Marine Science

  • Valuing U.S. National Parks and Programs: America’s Best Investment book cover

    Valuing U.S. National Parks and Programs

    America’s Best Investment, 1st Edition

    By Linda J. Bilmes, John B. Loomis

    This book provides the first comprehensive economic valuation of U.S. National Parks (including monuments, seashores, lakeshores, recreation areas, and historic sites) and National Park Service (NPS) programs. The book develops a comprehensive framework to calculate the economic value of protected…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Stakeholder Democracy: Represented Democracy in a Time of Fear book cover

    Stakeholder Democracy

    Represented Democracy in a Time of Fear, 1st Edition

    By Felix Dodds

    In the context of sustainable development, this book describes how we are moving from representative to participatory democracy, and how we are now in a "stakeholder democracy," which is working to strengthen represented democracy in a time of fear. Since the 1992 Rio Earth Summit the idea of…

    eBook – 2019-06-04
    Routledge

  • Net Zero Energy Building: Predicted and Unintended Consequences book cover

    Net Zero Energy Building

    Predicted and Unintended Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Ming Hu

    What do we mean by net zero energy? Zero operating energy? Zero energy costs? Zero emissions? There is no one answer: approaches to net zero building vary widely across the globe and are influenced by different environmental and cultural contexts. Net Zero Energy Building: Predicted and Unintended…

    eBook – 2019-03-25
    Routledge

  • Multistakeholder Governance and Democracy: A Global Challenge book cover

    Multistakeholder Governance and Democracy

    A Global Challenge, 1st Edition

    By Harris Gleckman

    Multistakeholder governance is proposed as the way forward in global governance. For some leaders in civil society and government who are frustrated with the lack of power of the UN system and multilateralism it is seen as an attractive alternative; others, particularly in the corporate world, see…

    eBook – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Environmental and Natural Resource Economics book cover

    Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

    11th Edition

    By Thomas H. Tietenberg, Lynne Lewis

    Environmental and Natural Resource Economics is the best-selling text for natural resource economics and environmental economics courses, offering a policy-oriented approach and introducing economic theory and empirical work from the field. Students will leave the course with a global perspective…

    eBook – 2018-03-13
    Routledge

  • Wind Power: The Struggle for Control of a New Global Industry book cover

    Wind Power

    The Struggle for Control of a New Global Industry, 2nd Edition

    By Ben Backwell

    The wind power business has grown from a niche sector within the energy industry to a global industry that attracts substantial investment. In Europe wind has become the biggest source of new power generation capacity, while also successfully competing with the gas, coal and nuclear sectors in…

    eBook – 2017-11-13
    Routledge

  • Landscape as Infrastructure: A Base Primer book cover

    Landscape as Infrastructure

    A Base Primer, 1st Edition

    By Pierre Belanger

    As ecology becomes the new engineering, the projection of landscape as infrastructure—the contemporary alignment of the disciplines of landscape architecture, civil engineering, and urban planning— has become pressing. Predominant challenges facing urban regions and territories today—including…

    eBook – 2016-11-10
    Routledge

  • Constructed Wetlands and Sustainable Development book cover

    Constructed Wetlands and Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    By Gary Austin, Kongjian Yu

    This book explains how with careful planning and design, the functions and performance of constructed wetlands can provide a huge range of benefits to humans and the environment. It documents the current designs and specifications for free water surface wetlands, horizontal and vertical subsurface…

    eBook – 2016-08-25
    Routledge

  • Principles of Agricultural Economics book cover

    Principles of Agricultural Economics

    2nd Edition

    By Andrew Barkley, Paul W. Barkley

    Principles of Agricultural Economics, now in its second edition, showcases the power of economic principles to explain and predict issues and current events in the food, agricultural, agribusiness, international trade, natural resource and other sectors. The field of agricultural economics has…

    eBook – 2016-03-18
    Routledge

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