E-books: Environment & Resources

  • Routledge Handbook of Climate Justice book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Climate Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tahseen Jafry

    The term "climate justice" began to gain traction in the late 1990s following a wide range of activities by social and environmental justice movements that emerged in response to the operations of the fossil fuel industry and, later, to what their members saw as the failed global climate governance…

    eBook – 2018-11-01
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • India’s Water Futures: Emergent Ideas and Pathways book cover

    India’s Water Futures

    Emergent Ideas and Pathways, 1st Edition

    Edited by K. J. Joy, S. Janakarajan

    When it comes to water, we flush and forget. We use, abuse and almost never recycle. Water sector in India, since the 1990s, has seen some new ideas formalised legally and institutionally, while others are still emerging and evolving. Confronting the reality of current water management strategies,…

    eBook – 2018-11-01
    Routledge India

  • Environmental Engineering V book cover

    Environmental Engineering V

    1st Edition

    Edited by Malgorzata Pawlowska, Lucjan Pawlowski

    Poland, like other post-communist countries, is undergoing a transformation into a capitalist system. This transformation affects the country in many ways: economic, social, psychological and also ecological. Ecological problems are strongly connected with the political, economic and psychological…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    CRC Press

  • Indigenous Rights and Water Resource Management: Not Just Another Stakeholder book cover

    Indigenous Rights and Water Resource Management

    Not Just Another Stakeholder, 1st Edition

    By Katie O'Bryan

    In an era of climate change, the need to manage our water resources effectively for future generations has become an increasingly significant challenge. Indigenous management practices have been successfully used to manage inland water systems around the world for thousands of years, and Indigenous…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Farming, Food and Nature: Respecting Animals, People and the Environment book cover

    Farming, Food and Nature

    Respecting Animals, People and the Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce D'Silva, Carol McKenna

    Livestock production and its use of finite resources is devastating biodiversity and pushing wildlife to the brink of extinction. This powerful book examines the massive global impact caused by intensive livestock production and then explores solutions, ranging from moving to agroecological farming…

    eBook – 2018-10-25
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Ethical Vegetarianism and Veganism book cover

    Ethical Vegetarianism and Veganism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Linzey, Clair Linzey

    The protest against meat eating may turn out to be one of the most significant movements of our age. In terms of our relations with animals, it is difficult to think of a more urgent moral problem than the fate of billions of animals killed every year for human consumption. This book…

    eBook – 2018-10-25

  • Sugarcane Bioenergy for Sustainable Development: Expanding Production in Latin America and Africa book cover

    Sugarcane Bioenergy for Sustainable Development

    Expanding Production in Latin America and Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luis A. B. Cortez, Manoel Regis L. V. Leal, Luiz A. Horta Nogueira

    In recent years, there has been a rapid expansion of the growing of crops for use in bioenergy production rather than for food. This has been particularly the case for sugarcane in Latin America and Africa. This book examines the further potential in the context of the food versus fuel debate, and…

    eBook – 2018-10-25
    Routledge Studies in Bioenergy

  • Technical Change, Relative Prices, and Environmental Resource Evaluation book cover

    Technical Change, Relative Prices, and Environmental Resource Evaluation

    1st Edition

    By V. Kerry Smith

    Originally published in 1974, Technical Change, Relative Prices, and Environmental Resource Evaluation explores the relationship between natural environmental resources and the differential implications of technological change and relative price appreciation. Smith claims that price is linked to…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge Revivals

  • Issues in U.S International Forest Products Trade: Proceedings of a Workshop book cover

    Issues in U.S International Forest Products Trade

    Proceedings of a Workshop, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger A. Sedjo

    After World War two, the United States became integrates into the world forest economy however the complexity of their trade agreements introduced several issues which needed to be addressed by world forestry policy. Originally published in 1981, this study delves into important issues related to…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge Revivals

  • Post-Sustainability: Tragedy and Transformation book cover


    Tragedy and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Foster

    The sustainability discourse and policy paradigm have failed to deliver. In particular, they have failed to avert the dangerously disruptive climate change which is now inevitable. So, if there is still a case for some transformed or revitalised version of sustainability, that case must now surely…

    eBook – 2018-10-22

  • Legal Rights for Rivers: Competition, Collaboration and Water Governance book cover

    Legal Rights for Rivers

    Competition, Collaboration and Water Governance, 1st Edition

    By Erin O'Donnell

    In 2017 four rivers in Aotearoa New Zealand, India, and Colombia were given the status of legal persons, and there was a recent attempt to extend these rights to the Colorado River in the USA. Understanding the implications of creating legal rights for rivers is an urgent challenge for both water…

    eBook – 2018-10-17
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • The Water Legacies of Conventional Mining book cover

    The Water Legacies of Conventional Mining

    1st Edition

    Edited by James E. Nickum, David B. Brooks, Anthony Richard Turton, Surina Esterhuyse

    The impact of mining is too big to ignore in a world of oversubscribed water. This is true of conventional mining as much as – or even more than – hydraulic fracturing (fracking). The legacy issues of such mining on water have not been fully appreciated, especially the irretrievable effects mining…

    eBook – 2018-10-15
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

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