E-books: Environment and Sustainability

  • Gender and Generation in Southeast Asian Agrarian Transformations book cover

    Gender and Generation in Southeast Asian Agrarian Transformations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Clara Mi Young Park, Ben White

    The contributions to this collection focus on the intersecting dynamics of gender, generation and class in Southeast Asian rural communities engaging with expanding capitalist relations, whether in the form of large-scale corporate land acquisition or other forms of penetration of commodity economy…

    eBook – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • 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 – 2019-06-17
    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 – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Environmental Conflict and Cooperation: Premise, Purpose, Persuasion, and Promise book cover

    Environmental Conflict and Cooperation

    Premise, Purpose, Persuasion, and Promise, 1st Edition

    By James R. Lee

    Environmental Conflict and Cooperation explores the evolution of environmental conflict as a field of research and the study of cooperation as an alternative to war. Over four key parts, James R. Lee navigates the contours of this growing field and paints a vivid framework for better understanding…

    eBook – 2019-06-12
    Routledge

  • Climate Hazards, Disasters, and Gender Ramifications book cover

    Climate Hazards, Disasters, and Gender Ramifications

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catarina Kinnvall, Helle Rydstrom

    This book focuses on the challenges of living with climate disasters, in addition to the existing gender inequalities that prevail and define social, economic and political conditions. Social inequalities have consequences for the everyday lives of women and girls where power relations,…

    eBook – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Iraq’s Oil and Gas Industry: The Legal and Contractual Framework book cover

    Iraq’s Oil and Gas Industry

    The Legal and Contractual Framework, 1st Edition

    By Janan Al-Asady

    Oil, an integral part of the contemporary global economy, is considered a driving force behind the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Hydrocarbon reserves in Iraq have a significant role to play in global supply, with oil revenue accounting for more than 90% of Iraqi government income. This book provides a…

    eBook – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Energy Law and Regulation

  • Soil Clays: Linking Geology, Biology, Agriculture, and the Environment book cover

    Soil Clays

    Linking Geology, Biology, Agriculture, and the Environment, 1st Edition

    By G. Jock Churchman, Bruce Velde

    As the human population grows from seven billion toward an inevitable nine or 10 billion, the demands on the limited supply of soils will grow and intensify. Soils are essential for the sustenance of almost all plants and animals, including humans, but soils are virtually infinitely variable. Clays…

    eBook – 2019-06-10
    CRC Press

  • Water Histories of South Asia: The Materiality of Liquescence book cover

    Water Histories of South Asia

    The Materiality of Liquescence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sugata Ray, Venugopal Maddipati

    This book surveys the intersections between water systems and the phenomenology of visual cultures in early modern, colonial and contemporary South Asia. Bringing together contributions by eminent artists, architects, curators and scholars who explore the connections between the environmental and…

    eBook – 2019-06-10
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • Risk and Uncertainty in a Post-Truth Society book cover

    Risk and Uncertainty in a Post-Truth Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sander van der Linden, Ragnar E. Löfstedt

    This edited volume looks at whether it is possible to be more transparent about uncertainty in scientific evidence without undermining public understanding and trust. With contributions from leading experts in the field, this book explores the communication of risk and decision-making in an…

    eBook – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Sustainability, Innovation and Participatory Governance: A Cross-National Study of the EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme book cover

    Sustainability, Innovation and Participatory Governance

    A Cross-National Study of the EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme, 1st Edition

    By Hubert Heinelt

    Edited by Randall Smith

    Title first published in 2003. This book focuses on whether participatory governance can lead to sustainable and innovative outcomes. Using an empirical analysis of the development, implementation and review of an EU environmental management system - the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS), it…

    eBook – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • UN Millennium Development Library: Investing in Development: A Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals book cover

    UN Millennium Development Library: Investing in Development

    A Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey D. Sachs, The UN Millennium Project

    The Millennium Development Goals, adopted at the UN Millennium Summit in 2000, are the world's targets for dramatically reducing extreme poverty in its many dimensions by 2015 income poverty, hunger, disease, exclusion, lack of infrastructure and shelter while promoting gender equality, education,…

    eBook – 2019-06-03
    Routledge

  • Sustainability Prospects for Autonomous Vehicles: Environmental, Social, and Urban book cover

    Sustainability Prospects for Autonomous Vehicles

    Environmental, Social, and Urban, 1st Edition

    By George T. Martin

    The Autonomous Vehicle (AV) has been strongly heralded as the most exciting innovation in automobility for decades. Autonomous Vehicles are no longer an innovation of the future (seen only in science fiction) but are now being road-tested for use. And yet while the technical and economic success…

    eBook – 2019-05-31
    Routledge

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