E-books: Environment & Resources

  • 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

  • The Commons, Plant Breeding and Agricultural Research: Challenges for Food Security and Agrobiodiversity book cover

    The Commons, Plant Breeding and Agricultural Research

    Challenges for Food Security and Agrobiodiversity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fabien Girard, Christine Frison

    The joint challenges of population increase, food security and conservation of agrobiodiversity demand a rethink of plant breeding and agricultural research from a different perspective. While more food is undeniably needed, the key question is rather about how to produce it in a way…

    eBook – 2018-03-09
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Russia's Far North: The Contested Energy Frontier book cover

    Russia's Far North

    The Contested Energy Frontier, 1st Edition

    Edited by Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen, Shinichiro Tabata, Daria Gritsenko, Masanori Goto

    The Russian Far North is immensely rich in resources, both energy and other resources, and is also one of the least developed regions of Russia. This book presents a comprehensive overview of the region. It examines resource issues and the related environmental problems, considers the Arctic and…

    eBook – 2018-03-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • China’s Hydro-politics in the Mekong: Conflict and Cooperation in Light of Securitization Theory book cover

    China’s Hydro-politics in the Mekong

    Conflict and Cooperation in Light of Securitization Theory, 1st Edition

    By Sebastian Biba

    China’s Hydro-politics in the Mekong explores the intricate processes of conflict and cooperation over the use of water resources in the Mekong river basin between upstream China and the downstream countries of Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. The book tackles two gaps in the empirical…

    eBook – 2018-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa: Food Security in a Changing Environment book cover

    Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa

    Food Security in a Changing Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cyndi Spindell Berck, Peter Berck, Salvatore Di Falco

    A changing climate is likely to have a drastic impact on crop yields in Africa. The purpose of this book is to document the effects of climate change on agriculture in Africa and to discuss strategies for adaptation to hotter weather and less predictable rainfall. These strategies include promoting…

    eBook – 2018-03-05
    Routledge
    Environment for Development

  • Sustainability: A Way to Abundance book cover

    Sustainability

    A Way to Abundance, 1st Edition

    By Corrado Sommariva

    The book describes mechanisms whereby the Earth naturally thrives towards energy and resources abundance and how unsustainable industrial practices alter this trend. Introduces the concept of earth energy and associates this to the conditions of the biosphere and emphasizes the possibilities with…

    eBook – 2018-03-05
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Policy and the Pursuit of Sustainability book cover

    Environmental Policy and the Pursuit of Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chelsea Schelly, Aparajita Banerjee

    It is increasingly apparent that human activities are not suitable for sustaining a healthy global environment. From energy development to resource extraction to use of land and water, humans are having a devastating effect on the earth’s ability to sustain human societies and quality lives. Many…

    eBook – 2018-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • The Real Cost of Cheap Food book cover

    The Real Cost of Cheap Food

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Carolan

    This thought-provoking but accessible book critically examines the dominant food regime on its own terms, by seriously asking whether we can afford cheap food and by exploring what exactly cheap food affords us. Detailing the numerous ways that our understanding of food has narrowed, such…

    eBook – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Activism and the Fossil Fuel Industry book cover

    Activism and the Fossil Fuel Industry

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Cheon, Johannes Urpelainen

    In less than a decade, activism against the fossil fuel industry has exploded across the globe. While environmentalists used to focus on legislative goals, such as carbon emissions trading or renewable energy policies, today the most prominent activists directly attack the fossil fuel industry.…

    eBook – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Classic Papers in Natural Resource Economics Revisited book cover

    Classic Papers in Natural Resource Economics Revisited

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chennat Gopalakrishnan

    Classic Papers in Natural Resource Economics Revisited is the first attempt to bring together a selection of classic papers in natural resource economics, alongside reflections by highly regarded professionals about how these papers have impacted the field. The seven papers included in this volume…

    eBook – 2018-02-02
    Routledge

  • Western Sahara: International Law, Justice and Natural Resources book cover

    Western Sahara

    International Law, Justice and Natural Resources, 1st Edition

    Edited by Damien Kingsbury

    As the Spanish were preparing to leave colonized Western Sahara in 1975, Morocco invaded, sparking a war with the Western Saharan Polisario Front. About 70% of Western Sahara was occupied by Morocco, which stations up to 140,000 soldiers in the territory, primarily along a 1700 kilometre long sand…

    eBook – 2018-02-02
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Landscape and Food book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Landscape and Food

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joshua Zeunert, Tim Waterman

    Since the turn of the millennium, there has been a burgeoning interest in, and literature of, both landscape studies and food studies. Landscape describes places as relationships and processes. Landscapes create people’s identities and guide their actions and their preferences, while at the same…

    eBook – 2018-02-02
    Routledge

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