E-books: Environment and Sustainability

  • Regaining Security: A Guide to the Costs of Disposing of Plutonium and Highly Enriched Uranium book cover

    Regaining Security

    A Guide to the Costs of Disposing of Plutonium and Highly Enriched Uranium, 1st Edition

    By William J. Weida

    First published in 1997, this volume observes that of all the materials, systems and facilities that designed and operated nuclear weapons, the most readily available assets for reuse are often identified as the highly enriched uranium (HEU) and plutonium from warheads. However, proliferation…

    eBook – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Challenge of Environmental Management in Urban Areas book cover

    The Challenge of Environmental Management in Urban Areas

    1st Edition

    By Adrian Atkinson, Julio D. Dávila, Michael Mattingly

    First published in 1999, this volume features contributors specialising in urban planning and examines the challenges of environmental planning in urban areas, focusing on policy, management, organisation and policy. A collection of ground-breaking and thought-provoking papers, they are written by…

    eBook – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Street Fights in Copenhagen: Bicycle and Car Politics in a Green Mobility City book cover

    Street Fights in Copenhagen

    Bicycle and Car Politics in a Green Mobility City, 1st Edition

    By Jason Henderson, Natalie Marie Gulsrud

    With 29 percent of all trips made by bicycle, Copenhagen is considered a model of green transport. This book considers the underlying political conditions that enabled cycling to appeal to such a wide range of citizens in Copenhagen and asks how this can be replicated elsewhere. Despite Copenhagen’…

    eBook – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Advances in Urban Sustainability

  • The Rise and Rise of Indicators: Their History and Geography book cover

    The Rise and Rise of Indicators

    Their History and Geography, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Morse

    This book makes indicators more accessible, in terms of what they are, who created them and how they are used. It examines the subjectivity and human frailty behind these quintessentially ‘hard’ and technical measures of the world. To achieve this goal, The Rise and Rise of Indicators presents the…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Green Parties and Political Change in Contemporary Europe: New Politics, Old Predicaments book cover

    Green Parties and Political Change in Contemporary Europe

    New Politics, Old Predicaments, 1st Edition

    By Michael O'Neill

    Published in 1997, This book offers an up-to-date guide to the Green parties of Western Europe as the optimism of the 1980s confronts the ‘Green fatigue’ of the 1990s. The approach is both thematic and comparative. Green politics in Europe is located in its historical and cultural context. There is…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

  • The Greening of the City: Urban Parks and Public Leisure, 1840-1939 book cover

    The Greening of the City

    Urban Parks and Public Leisure, 1840-1939, 1st Edition

    By Carole A. O'Reilly

    Urban parks are a much-loved feature of the city environment. However, our knowledge of the true scale of their impact remains uneven. Much work has been done on their origins and design features, but this book aims to extend this beyond the nineteenth century, examining the fuller flowering of…

    eBook – 2019-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • 21st Century Challenges facing Cultural Landscapes book cover

    21st Century Challenges facing Cultural Landscapes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juliet Ramsay, Ken Taylor

    Through stories of diverse landscapes from around the world, this book captures human cultures and their land use practices in the environments they inhabit. The chapters cover topics from heritage in the 21st Century, appreciating and safeguarding values while facing challenges wrought by…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge

  • Climate Change Communication and the Internet book cover

    Climate Change Communication and the Internet

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nelya Koteyko, Brigitte Nerlich, Iina Hellsten

    The volume provides a timely, state of the art collection of studies examining climate change communication in the era of digital media. The chapters focus on a broad range of topics covering various aspects of both practice and research in climate change communication, ranging from the use of…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge

  • Corporate Environmental Management, Second Edition book cover

    Corporate Environmental Management, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    By John Darabaris

    Corporate Environmental Management, Second Edition, provides environmental industry executives, the investment community, and students a basis for measuring corporate environmental activities and standing. It offers a comprehensive understanding of the technical, cost, and regulatory issues that…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    CRC Press

  • Globalism and Localization: Emergent Solutions to Ecological and Social Crises book cover

    Globalism and Localization

    Emergent Solutions to Ecological and Social Crises, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeanine M. Canty

    Considering the context of the present ecological and social crisis, this book takes an interdisciplinary approach to explore the relationship between globalism and localization. Globalism may be viewed as a positive emergent property of globalization. The latter depicts a worldwide economic and…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge

  • Sexing the Animal in a Post-Humanist World: A Critical Feminist Approach book cover

    Sexing the Animal in a Post-Humanist World

    A Critical Feminist Approach, 1st Edition

    By Roslyn Appleby

    This pioneering collection of essays unpacks the complex discursive and embodied relationships between humans and animals, contributing to a more informed understanding of both human-animal relations and the role of language in social processes. Focusing on the example of shark-human interactions,…

    eBook – 2019-05-15
    Routledge

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