E-books: Environment and Sustainability

  • Decarbonising Electricity Made Simple book cover

    Decarbonising Electricity Made Simple

    1st Edition

    By Andrew F. Crossland

    This book assesses how low-carbon generation, the advance of energy storage and consumer-based models can help decarbonise electricity supplies at a national level. This book is built around developing a decarbonised electricity mix for Britain which reduces fossil fuels from 50% of supply in 2018…

    eBook – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Energy Studies

  • Cooperatives and the World of Work book cover

    Cooperatives and the World of Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruno Roelants, Hyungsik Eum, Simel Esim, Sonja Novkovic, Waltteri Katajamäki

    As the world of work and jobs is more uncertain than ever because of various trends impacting it, including the rise of robotics and the gig economy, Cooperatives and the World of Work furthers the debate on the future of work, sustainable development, and the social and solidarity economy of which…

    eBook – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Valuing U.S. National Parks and Programs: America’s Best Investment book cover

    Valuing U.S. National Parks and Programs

    America’s Best Investment, 1st Edition

    By Linda J. Bilmes, John B. Loomis

    This book provides the first comprehensive economic valuation of U.S. National Parks (including monuments, seashores, lakeshores, recreation areas, and historic sites) and National Park Service (NPS) programs. The book develops a comprehensive framework to calculate the economic value of protected…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Humans and Lions: Conflict, Conservation and Coexistence book cover

    Humans and Lions

    Conflict, Conservation and Coexistence, 1st Edition

    By Keith Somerville

    This book places lion conservation and the relationship between people and lions both in historical context and in the context of the contemporary politics of conservation in Africa. The killing of Cecil the Lion in July 2015 brought such issues to the public’s attention. Were lions threatened in…

    eBook – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • 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
    Routledge

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

    CrowdRising

    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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Scenario Planning for Climate Change: A Guide for Strategists book cover

    Scenario Planning for Climate Change

    A Guide for Strategists, 1st Edition

    By Nardia Haigh

    Climate change, and the resultant impact on resource management and societal wellbeing, is one of the greatest challenges facing businesses and their long-term performance. Uncertainty about access to resources, unanticipated weather events, rapidly changing market conditions and potential social…

    eBook – 2019-06-25
    Routledge

  • Leading with Integrity: Creating Positive Change in Organizations book cover

    Leading with Integrity

    Creating Positive Change in Organizations, 1st Edition

    By Michael Smith

    Thanks to global news and social media, we are the most informed and socially conscious generation in history. But what are the sources of inner inspiration that guide our daily conduct and motivations in the workplace? Far from the old Machiavellian dictum that "the ends justify the means", the…

    eBook – 2019-06-17
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

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