E-books: Environment and Sustainability

  • 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

  • What Becomes of Pollution?: Adversary Science and the Controversy on the Self-Purification of Rivers in Britain, 1850-1900 book cover

    What Becomes of Pollution?

    Adversary Science and the Controversy on the Self-Purification of Rivers in Britain, 1850-1900, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Hamlin

    Originally published in 1987, this volume examines the ideals and realities of river use in 19th Century Britain and the failure of legal and technological remedies for river pollution. It deals with the involvement of scientists, particularly chemists, in pollution inquiries and considers the…

    eBook – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Pollution, Climate and Change

  • Water Resources: An Integrated Approach book cover

    Water Resources

    An Integrated Approach, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Joseph Holden

    Now in its second edition, Water Resources: An Integrated Approach provides students with a comprehensive overview of natural processes associated with water and the modifications of these processes by humans through climate change and land management, water-related health issues, engineering…

    eBook – 2019-11-01
    Routledge

  • De-centring Land Grabbing: Southeast Asia Perspectives on Agrarian-Environmental Transformations book cover

    De-centring Land Grabbing

    Southeast Asia Perspectives on Agrarian-Environmental Transformations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Vandergeest, Laura Schoenberger

    Southeast Asia has been portrayed as a key site in the global land grab. Featuring leading scholars in the field, this collection critically examines the nature and extent of land grabbing in Southeast Asia, and seeks to locate this phenomena in broader agrarian and environmental transitions (AET).…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • Mediating Nature: The Role of Technology in Ecological Literacy book cover

    Mediating Nature

    The Role of Technology in Ecological Literacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sidney I. Dobrin, Sean Morey

    Mediating Nature considers how technology acts as a mediating device in the construction and circulation of images that inform how we see and know nature. Scholarship in environmental communication has focused almost exclusively on verbal rather than visual rhetoric, and this book engages…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Literature, Culture and Media

  • Climatology book cover

    Climatology

    1st Edition

    By A. Austin Miller

    Originally published in 1931 (this re-issues the 8th edition of 1953), this book gives students a comprehensive account of global climatic types and the impact of climate on economics, issues of race, health, meteorology and geography. Climate change is covered from earliest times up until the…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Pollution, Climate and Change

  • Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Sustainable Growth: Opportunities and Challenges book cover

    Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Sustainable Growth

    Opportunities and Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Nader H. Asgary, Emerson A. Maccari

    Entrepreneurship and innovation play a vital role in fostering sustainable development. Advances in technology and communications have both transformed the process of business as well as strengthened the role of entrepreneurship in developed and developing countries. This important book is the…

    eBook – 2019-10-30
    Routledge

  • Wheels of Progress?: Motor transport, pollution and the environment. book cover

    Wheels of Progress?

    Motor transport, pollution and the environment., 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Rose

    Originally published in 1973 and based on papers published in The International Journal of Environmental Studies, this book discusses the impact of road vehicles on the environment. Particular stress is laid on the design of towns and vehicles, economic problems associated with these, the…

    eBook – 2019-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Pollution, Climate and Change

  • Only One Earth: Living for the Future book cover

    Only One Earth

    Living for the Future, 1st Edition

    By Lloyd Timberlake

    Originally published in 1987, this book showcases global examples of people and communities who are learning to use the world’s resources without despoiling them for future generations. It includes chapters on nomadic life in Kenya, food supply in a Peruvian shantytown and a Buddhist monk in Sri…

    eBook – 2019-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Pollution, Climate and Change

  • Pollution in the Air: Problems, Policies and Priorities book cover

    Pollution in the Air

    Problems, Policies and Priorities, 1st Edition

    By R. S. Scorer

    Originally published in 1973, this book has enduring relevance in the 21st Century. Asking difficult questions it encourages the reader to think about the individual and societal changes which are needed to protect the planet and the health and prosperity of future generations. Despite the title of…

    eBook – 2019-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Pollution, Climate and Change

  • The Climatic Scene book cover

    The Climatic Scene

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Tooley, Gillian M. Sheail

    Originally published in 1985, this volume of essays was compiled in honour of Gordon Manley, a major and distinctive twentieth-century figure in climatology. The range and scope of the topics covered reflect the eclectic interests of Manley, whose orientation was always towards the importance of…

    eBook – 2019-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Pollution, Climate and Change

  • Sustainable Action and Motivation: Pathways for Individuals, Institutions and Humanity book cover

    Sustainable Action and Motivation

    Pathways for Individuals, Institutions and Humanity, 1st Edition

    By Roland Mees

    Sustainable Action and Motivation proposes individual competencies and institutional policies that can help overcome the motivational hurdles that hamper sustainable action. Following the Paris Agreement of 2015 and the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the political momentum urgently to begin…

    eBook – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Ethics

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