E-books: Environment and Sustainability

  • Nuclear Power: Today and Tomorrow book cover

    Nuclear Power

    Today and Tomorrow, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Jay

    Originally published in 1961. This book gives the layman a better understanding of the nature of nuclear power and explains some of the major problems which have to be overcome in making practical use of it. It is concerned mainly with the different kinds of nuclear reactors - their underlying…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • Leadership and Purpose: How to Create a Sustainable Culture book cover

    Leadership and Purpose

    How to Create a Sustainable Culture, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Miller Perkins

    Companies that have integrated a contribution to society into their business models are more likely than others to succeed for the long term. This book provides you with information, tips, and tools to assess and strengthen your company for ongoing success. Through the use of case studies, the…

    eBook – 2019-07-09

  • Translating and Communicating Environmental Cultures book cover

    Translating and Communicating Environmental Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Meng Ji

    Environmental translation studies has gained momentum in recent years as a new area of research underscored by the need to communicate environmental concerns and studies across cultures. The dissemination of translated materials on environmental protection and sustainable development has played an…

    eBook – 2019-07-08
    Routledge Studies in Empirical Translation and Multilingual Communication

  • Ecofeminism and the Indian Novel book cover

    Ecofeminism and the Indian Novel

    1st Edition

    By Sangita Patil

    Ecofeminism and the Indian Novel tests the theories of ecofeminism against the background of India’s often different perceptions of environmental problems, challenging the hegemony of Western culture in thinking about human problems. This book moves beyond a simple application of the concepts of…

    eBook – 2019-07-08
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • CHINA EDITION - Sustainable Champions: How International Companies are Changing the Face of Business in China book cover

    CHINA EDITION - Sustainable Champions

    How International Companies are Changing the Face of Business in China, 1st Edition

    By Fu Jia, Jonathan Gosling, Morgen Witzel

    In the face of strong competitive pressure and a dynamic market, multinational companies in China are forced to innovate with extraordinary pace and inventiveness. Environmental sustainability is a vital benchmark, and is a key driver for the best companies in each sector – many of them allied with…

    eBook – 2019-07-05

  • Agroforestry and Climate Change: Issues and Challenges book cover

    Agroforestry and Climate Change

    Issues and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Manoj Kumar Jhariya, Dhiraj Kumar Yadav, Arnab Banerjee

    This volume provides an abundance of valuable information on emerging eco-friendly technology and its potential role in combating climate change via agroforesty. The volume begins by describing the recent understanding of the scenario of climate change and its issues and challenges and provides an…

    eBook – 2019-07-05
    Apple Academic Press

  • CrowdRising: Building a Sustainable World through Mass Collaboration book cover


    Building a Sustainable World through Mass Collaboration, 1st Edition

    By Lorinda R. Rowledge

    Open innovation enabled through crowdsourcing is one of the hottest topics in management strategy today. Particularly striking – and of vital importance to the world – are the pioneering efforts to apply crowdsourcing technology and open innovation to solve social, environmental, and economic…

    eBook – 2019-07-05

  • Corporate Environmental Reporting: The Western Approach to Nature book cover

    Corporate Environmental Reporting

    The Western Approach to Nature, 1st Edition

    By Leanne J Morrison

    This book explores corporate environmental discourse by examining a sample of corporate environmental reports through the lens of environmental philosophy. Findings include the predominant use of a dualistic approach towards nature, which highlights the perceived ‘separateness’ of companies from…

    eBook – 2019-07-04
    Routledge Studies in Accounting

  • Ecologically Based Municipal Land Use Planning book cover

    Ecologically Based Municipal Land Use Planning

    1st Edition

    By William B Honachefsky

    In the decades following the first Earth Day in 1970, a generation has been enlightened about the unspeakable damage done to our planet. Federal, state, and local governments generated laws and regulations to control development and protect the environment. Local governments have developed…

    eBook – 2019-07-03

  • Historic Construction and Conservation: Materials, Systems and Damage book cover

    Historic Construction and Conservation

    Materials, Systems and Damage, 1st Edition

    By Pere Roca, Paulo B. Lourenço, Angelo Gaetani

    Conservation in the built environment raises fundamental questions which have been debated for centuries - what is worth preserving, how is it possible, why is it important? This book takes a modern approach to the meaning of a heritage structure and its conservation. The historical evolution of…

    eBook – 2019-07-03

  • Plant-Soil Slope Interaction book cover

    Plant-Soil Slope Interaction

    1st Edition

    By Charles Wang Wai Ng, Anthony Leung, Junjun Ni

    This inter-disciplinary book provides the latest advanced knowledge of plant effects on vegetated soil properties such as water retention capability, water permeability function, shear strength, slope hydrology, movements and failure mechanisms, and applies this knowledge to the solution of slope…

    eBook – 2019-07-01
    CRC Press

  • Where Authentic Leaders DARE: From Professional Competence to Inspiring Leadership book cover

    Where Authentic Leaders DARE

    From Professional Competence to Inspiring Leadership, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Smith

    This book demonstrates, complete with practical exercises, how to be successful in both your work and your personal life by becoming a truly authentic leader and empathic influencer. Above all, it shows you how to do this with the positive intention of successful, connected communication and…

    eBook – 2019-07-01

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