E-books: Environment and Sustainability

  • Climate Fiction and Cultural Analysis: A new perspective on life in the anthropocene book cover

    Climate Fiction and Cultural Analysis

    A new perspective on life in the anthropocene, 1st Edition

    By Gregers Andersen

    Climate Fiction and Cultural Analysis argues that the popularity of the term "climate fiction" has paradoxically exhausted the term’s descriptive power and that it has developed into a black box containing all kinds of fictions which depict climatic events and has consequently lost its true…

    eBook – 2019-09-25
    Routledge Environmental Literature, Culture and Media

  • Routledge Handbook of Energy Economics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Energy Economics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Uğur Soytaş, Ramazan Sarı

    Energy consumption and production have major influences on the economy, environment, and society, but in return they are also influenced by how the economy is structured, how the social institutions work, and how the society deals with environmental degradation. The need for integrated assessment…

    eBook – 2019-09-23
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Gender Violence in Ecofeminist Perspective: Intersections of Animal Oppression, Patriarchy and Domination of the Earth book cover

    Gender Violence in Ecofeminist Perspective

    Intersections of Animal Oppression, Patriarchy and Domination of the Earth, 1st Edition

    By Gwen Hunnicutt

    This book aims to begin an eco-centered, eco-feminist informed discussion about the ways in which our relationship to “nature” is bound up with gender, patriarchy, and violence. Ecofeminist scholars study the interconnections between gendered relationships of domination among humans, between humans…

    eBook – 2019-09-23
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Sustainable Energy and Environment: An Earth System Approach book cover

    Sustainable Energy and Environment

    An Earth System Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandeep Narayan Kundu, Muhammad Nawaz

    Here is a comprehensive introductory discussion of Earth, energy, and the environment in an integrated manner that will lead to an appreciation of our complex planet. The book looks at Earth from the perspective of a livable planet and elaborates on the surface and subsurface processes and the…

    eBook – 2019-09-20
    Apple Academic Press

  • Water for Food Security, Nutrition and Social Justice book cover

    Water for Food Security, Nutrition and Social Justice

    1st Edition

    By Lyla Mehta, Theib Oweis, Claudia Ringler, Barbara Schreiner, Shiney Varghese

    This book is the first comprehensive effort to bring together Water, Food Security and Nutrition (FSN) in a way that goes beyond the traditional focus on irrigated agriculture. Apart from looking at the role of water and sanitation for human well-being, it proposes alternative and more locally…

    eBook – 2019-09-19
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Sustainability, Conservation, and Creativity: Ethnographic Learning from Small-scale Practices book cover

    Sustainability, Conservation, and Creativity

    Ethnographic Learning from Small-scale Practices, 1st Edition

    By Pamela J. Stewart, Andrew J. Strathern

    By examining how small communities have dealt with forces of change and have sought to maintain themselves over time, this book offers pointers and lessons for conservation practices at all levels of society. "Sustainability" has become an increasingly popular term as a signal of concerns with…

    eBook – 2019-09-19
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

  • Transition Engineering: Building a Sustainable Future book cover

    Transition Engineering

    Building a Sustainable Future, 1st Edition

    By Susan Krumdieck

    Transition Engineering: Building a Sustainable Future examines new strategies emerging in response to the mega-issues of global climate change, decline in world oil supply, scarcity of key industrial minerals, and local environmental constraints. These issues pose challenges for organizations,…

    eBook – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • A History of Energy Flows: From Human Labor to Renewable Power book cover

    A History of Energy Flows

    From Human Labor to Renewable Power, 1st Edition

    By Anthony N. Penna

    This book presents a global and historical perspective of energy flows during the last millennium. The search for sustainable energy is a key issue dominating today’s energy regime. This book details the historical evolution of energy, following the overlapping and slow flowing transitions from one…

    eBook – 2019-09-18

  • Historical Plant Geography: An Introduction book cover

    Historical Plant Geography

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Philip Stott

    Originally published in 1981 Historical Plant Geography is an introductory treatment of historical plant geography and stresses the basic theoretical frame of the subject. The book is about neither the study of vegetation nor the concept of the ecosystem, instead focusing on the much older…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Mountain Biodiversity: A Global Assessment book cover

    Mountain Biodiversity

    A Global Assessment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ch. Korner, E.M. Spehn

    Originally published in 2002, Mountain Biodiversity deals with the biological richness, function and change of mountain environments. The book was birthed from the first global conference on mountain biodiversity and was a contribution to the International Year of Mountains in 2002. The book…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Terrestrial Environments book cover

    Terrestrial Environments

    1st Edition

    By J.L. Cloudsley-Thompson

    Originally published in 1975 Terrestrial Environments covers the zoogeography and ecology of the main terrestrial environments of the world, including fresh water habitats with emphasis on their fauna. The book also explores climate and vegetation in so far as they affect animal life. Finally, the…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Economics for the Wilds: Wildlife, Wildlands, Diversity and Development book cover

    Economics for the Wilds

    Wildlife, Wildlands, Diversity and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edward B. Barbier, Timothy M. Swanson

    Originally published in 1992 Economics for the Wilds argues that an economics that properly values the resources of the wilds offers the best long-term security for their future. Most of the world’s wilds have, in fact, always been utilized by local societies who have managed their resources…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

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