E-books: Environment and Sustainability

  • Sustainable Action: Overcoming the Barriers book cover

    Sustainable Action

    Overcoming the Barriers, 1st Edition

    By Christian Berg

    In this timely exploration of sustainable actions, Christian Berg unpacks the complexity in understanding the barriers we face in moving towards a sustainable future, providing solution perspectives for every level, from individuals to governments and supra-national organizations offering a lucid…

    eBook – 2019-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Coordinating Public and Private Sustainability: Green Energy Policy, International Trade Law, and Economic Mechanisms book cover

    Coordinating Public and Private Sustainability

    Green Energy Policy, International Trade Law, and Economic Mechanisms, 1st Edition

    By Roy Partain

    This book demonstrates the need to coordinate private and corporate actors with national and global sustainable climate policies, with conventions in the spheres of green energy laws, as well as from the spheres of commercial, trade, and other private law. While many states have joined together in…

    eBook – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Energy Law and Regulation

  • Monetary Valuation of Environmental Impacts: Models and Data book cover

    Monetary Valuation of Environmental Impacts

    Models and Data, 1st Edition

    By Bengt Steen

    The book is meant to improve our understanding of sustainable development of production and consumption. Monetary values of the impact of emission and resources are determined, and used in environmental management, with a focus on sustainability. Values related to cultural context are not possible…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    CRC Press

  • What is Food?: Researching a Topic with Many Meanings book cover

    What is Food?

    Researching a Topic with Many Meanings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ulla Gustafsson, Rebecca O'Connell, Alizon Draper, Andrea Tonner

    This volume brings together contributions that provide a snapshot of current food research. What is Food? acknowledges the many dimensions of food, including its social, cultural, symbolic and sensual qualities, while also being material in that it is fundamental to our survival. The collection…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • Living Architecture, Living Cities: Soul-Nourishing Sustainability book cover

    Living Architecture, Living Cities

    Soul-Nourishing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Julie Gwilliam

    It’s widely accepted that our environment is in crisis. Less widely recognized is that three quarters of environmental damage is due to cities – the places where most of us live. As this powerful new book elucidates, global sustainability is therefore directly dependent on urban design. In Living…

    eBook – 2019-11-08
    Routledge

  • Gender and Religion in the City: Women, Urban Planning and Spirituality book cover

    Gender and Religion in the City

    Women, Urban Planning and Spirituality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clara Greed

    This book provides a conceptual, historical and contemporary context to the relationships between gender, religion and cities. It draws together these three components to provide an innovative view of how religion and gender interact and affect urban form and city planning. While there have been…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Environments

  • Tropical Ecosystems in Australia: Responses to a Changing World book cover

    Tropical Ecosystems in Australia

    Responses to a Changing World, 1st Edition

    By Dilwyn Griffiths

    Over the last century, the world has lived through changes more rapid than those experienced at any other time in human history, leading to pressing environmental problems and demands on the world’s finite resources. Nowhere is this more evident than across the world’s warm belt; a region likely to…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Energy Education in the Arctic: The Role of Higher Education book cover

    Sustainable Energy Education in the Arctic

    The Role of Higher Education, 1st Edition

    By Gisele M. Arruda

    This book examines the nature of the ‘energy curriculum’ in Arctic Higher Education and provides invaluable data and new models to assess levels of Sustainable Development Literacy. Drawing on course mapping conducted in Higher Education institutions across the Arctic, Arruda looks at the nature,…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Energy Studies

  • The Age of Sustainability: Just Transitions in a Complex World book cover

    The Age of Sustainability

    Just Transitions in a Complex World, 1st Edition

    By Mark Swilling

    With transitions to more sustainable ways of living already underway, this book examines how we understand the underlying dynamics of the transitions that are unfolding. Without this understanding, we enter the future in a state of informed bewilderment. Every day we are bombarded by reports…

    eBook – 2019-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Material Mobilities book cover

    Material Mobilities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ole B. Jensen, Claus Lassen, Ida Sofie Gøtzsche Lange

    Material Mobilities explores the material dimension of various forms of mobilities and its implications for society, politics and everyday experiences as well as investigates how materials themselves are on the move. Together the different contributions and perspectives on material mobilities…

    eBook – 2019-11-05
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Design for Wellbeing: An Applied Approach book cover

    Design for Wellbeing

    An Applied Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Petermans, Rebecca Cain

    Design for Wellbeing charts the development and application of design research to improve the personal and societal wellbeing and happiness of people. It draws together contributions from internationally leading academics and designers to demonstrate the latest thinking and research on the design…

    eBook – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Design for Social Responsibility

  • 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

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