E-books: Environment and Sustainability

  • 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

  • Unleashing the Power of Diversity: How to Open Minds for Good book cover

    Unleashing the Power of Diversity

    How to Open Minds for Good, 1st Edition

    By Bjørn Z. Ekelund

    Unleashing the Power of Diversity provides a clear tool to create a common language across teams and organisations that reinforces positive identity, builds trust towards people and processes, supports innovation and helps make diversity sustainable. The complex problems that many…

    eBook – 2019-05-29
    Routledge

  • Business, Peacebuilding and Sustainable Development book cover

    Business, Peacebuilding and Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jason Miklian, Rina M. Alluri, John Elias Katsos

    The intersection of business, peace and sustainable development is becoming an increasingly powerful space, and is already beginning to show the capability to drive major global change. This book deciphers how different forms of corporate engagement in the pursuit of peace and development have…

    eBook – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Business and Peacebuilding

  • Legal Liabilities in Safety and Loss Prevention: A Practical Guide, Third Edition book cover

    Legal Liabilities in Safety and Loss Prevention

    A Practical Guide, Third Edition, 1st Edition

    By Thomas D. Schneid

    The goal of every safety professional and safety program is to be proactive and to identify problems while complying within safety guidelines. This book clarifies basic questions about legal liability, how to minimize, prevent, and identify legal risks. Appendices, case studies, and sample forms…

    eBook – 2019-05-23
    CRC Press
    Occupational Safety & Health Guide Series

  • Street Fights in Copenhagen: Bicycle and Car Politics in a Green Mobility City book cover

    Street Fights in Copenhagen

    Bicycle and Car Politics in a Green Mobility City, 1st Edition

    By Jason Henderson, Natalie Marie Gulsrud

    With 29 percent of all trips made by bicycle, Copenhagen is considered a model of green transport. This book considers the underlying political conditions that enabled cycling to appeal to such a wide range of citizens in Copenhagen and asks how this can be replicated elsewhere. Despite Copenhagen’…

    eBook – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Advances in Urban Sustainability

  • The Rise and Rise of Indicators: Their History and Geography book cover

    The Rise and Rise of Indicators

    Their History and Geography, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Morse

    This book makes indicators more accessible, in terms of what they are, who created them and how they are used. It examines the subjectivity and human frailty behind these quintessentially ‘hard’ and technical measures of the world. To achieve this goal, The Rise and Rise of Indicators presents the…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • How Solar Energy Became Cheap: A Model for Low-Carbon Innovation book cover

    How Solar Energy Became Cheap

    A Model for Low-Carbon Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Gregory F. Nemet

    Solar energy is a substantial global industry, one that has generated trade disputes among superpowers, threatened the solvency of large energy companies, and prompted serious reconsideration of electric utility regulation rooted in the 1930s. One of the biggest payoffs from solar’s success is not…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Corporate Environmental Management, Second Edition book cover

    Corporate Environmental Management, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    By John Darabaris

    Corporate Environmental Management, Second Edition, provides environmental industry executives, the investment community, and students a basis for measuring corporate environmental activities and standing. It offers a comprehensive understanding of the technical, cost, and regulatory issues that…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Policymaking in an Era of Climate Change book cover

    Environmental Policymaking in an Era of Climate Change

    1st Edition

    By Matthew C. Nowlin

    As the world considers how to deal with the impacts of a changing climate, it’s vital that we understand the ways in which the United States’ policymaking process addresses environmental issues. A mix of existing theory and original analysis, Environmental Policymaking in an Era of Climate Change…

    eBook – 2019-05-08
    Routledge

  • Energy Fables: Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector book cover

    Energy Fables

    Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Rinkinen, Elizabeth Shove, Jacopo Torriti

    Energy Fables: Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector takes a fresh look at key terms and concepts around which energy research and policy are organised. Drawing on recent research in energy and transport studies, and combining this with concepts from sociology, economics, social theory and…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge

  • Nurturing Nature and the Environment with Young Children: Children, Elders, Earth book cover

    Nurturing Nature and the Environment with Young Children

    Children, Elders, Earth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janice Kroeger, Casey Y. Myers, Katy Morgan

    This book, at the intersection of early childhood and reconceptualizing practice, looks at how practitioners, theorists, and teachers are supporting young children to care about the environment differently. Despite the current popularity of post-human perspectives, in social science more broadly…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Routledge

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