E-books: Environment & Economics

  • Guanxi and Local Green Development in China: The Role of Entrepreneurs and Local Leaders book cover

    Guanxi and Local Green Development in China

    The Role of Entrepreneurs and Local Leaders, 1st Edition

    By Chunhong Sheng

    This book examines the factors which contribute to local green development in China and employs political ecology to analyze the relationship between power and the environment. Specifically, it looks at which actors control access to resources and are therefore able to promote environmental…

    eBook – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • UN Millennium Development Library: Investing in Development: A Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals book cover

    UN Millennium Development Library: Investing in Development

    A Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey D. Sachs, The UN Millennium Project

    The Millennium Development Goals, adopted at the UN Millennium Summit in 2000, are the world's targets for dramatically reducing extreme poverty in its many dimensions by 2015 income poverty, hunger, disease, exclusion, lack of infrastructure and shelter while promoting gender equality, education,…

    eBook – 2019-06-03
    Routledge

  • Utopia in the Anthropocene: A Change Plan for a Sustainable and Equitable World book cover

    Utopia in the Anthropocene

    A Change Plan for a Sustainable and Equitable World, 1st Edition

    By Michael Harvey

    Utopia in the Anthropocene takes a cross-disciplinary approach to analyse our current world problems, identify the key resistance to change and take the reader step by step towards a more sustainable, equitable and rewarding world. It presents paradigm-shifting models of economics, political…

    eBook – 2019-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • The Circular Economy: A User's Guide book cover

    The Circular Economy

    A User's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Walter R Stahel

    A Circular Economy seeks to rebuild capital, whether this is financial, manufactured, human, social or natural, and offers opportunities and solutions for all organisations. This book, written by Walter Stahel, who is widely recognised as one of the key people who formulated the concept of the…

    eBook – 2019-06-03
    Routledge

  • How Solar Energy Became Cheap: A Model for Low-Carbon Innovation book cover

    How Solar Energy Became Cheap

    A Model for Low-Carbon Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Gregory F. Nemet

    Solar energy is a substantial global industry, one that has generated trade disputes among superpowers, threatened the solvency of large energy companies, and prompted serious reconsideration of electric utility regulation rooted in the 1930s. One of the biggest payoffs from solar’s success is not…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Gender, Agriculture and Agrarian Transformations: Changing Relations in Africa, Latin America and Asia book cover

    Gender, Agriculture and Agrarian Transformations

    Changing Relations in Africa, Latin America and Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carolyn E. Sachs

    This book presents research from across the globe on how gender relationships in agriculture are changing. In many regions of the world, agricultural transformations are occurring through increased commodification, new value-chains, technological innovations introduced by CGIAR and other…

    eBook – 2019-05-15
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Environmental Economics: Concepts, Methods and Policies book cover

    Environmental Economics

    Concepts, Methods and Policies, 1st Edition

    By Dodo J. Thampapillai, Matthias Ruth

    Environmental Economics explores the ways in which economic theory and its applications, as practised and taught today, must be modified to explicitly accommodate the goal of sustainability and the vital role played by environmental capital. Pivoting around the first and second laws of…

    eBook – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Sustainability Certification Schemes in the Agricultural and Natural Resource Sectors: Outcomes for Society and the Environment book cover

    Sustainability Certification Schemes in the Agricultural and Natural Resource Sectors

    Outcomes for Society and the Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Vogt

    This book provides a balanced critique of a range of international sustainability certification schemes across nine agricultural and natural resource industries. Certification schemes set standards through intramarket private and multi-stakeholder mechanisms, and while third-party verification is…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Energy Fables: Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector book cover

    Energy Fables

    Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Rinkinen, Elizabeth Shove, Jacopo Torriti

    Energy Fables: Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector takes a fresh look at key terms and concepts around which energy research and policy are organised. Drawing on recent research in energy and transport studies, and combining this with concepts from sociology, economics, social theory and…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge

  • The Circular Economy and the Global South: Sustainable Lifestyles and Green Industrial Development book cover

    The Circular Economy and the Global South

    Sustainable Lifestyles and Green Industrial Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Schröder, Manisha Anantharaman, Kartika Anggraeni, Timothy J. Foxon

    The circular economy is a policy approach and business strategy that aims to improve resource productivity, promote sustainable consumption and production and reduce environmental impacts. This book examines the relevance of the circular economy in the context of developing countries, something…

    eBook – 2019-04-12
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • The Water–Food–Energy Nexus: Power, Politics, and Justice book cover

    The Water–Food–Energy Nexus

    Power, Politics, and Justice, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Allouche, Carl Middleton, Dipak Gyawali

    The world of development thinkers and practitioners is abuzz with a new lexicon: the idea of "the nexus" between water, food, and energy which is intuitively compelling. It promises better integration of multiple sectoral elements, a better transition to greener economies, and sustainable…

    eBook – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Nuclear Power in Crisis: Politics and Planning for the Nuclear State book cover

    Nuclear Power in Crisis

    Politics and Planning for the Nuclear State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Blowers, David Pepper

    Originally published in 1987. The Chernobyl disaster intensified the whole debate on the nuclear power industry. There was great public concern about the industry regulation, about the siting of nuclear facilities, including the dumping of nuclear waste, and about the alleged secretiveness of the…

    eBook – 2019-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

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