E-books: Environment and Sustainability

  • Flood Risk Management: Global Case Studies of Governance, Policy and Communities book cover

    Flood Risk Management

    Global Case Studies of Governance, Policy and Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edmund C. Penning-Rowsell, Matilda Becker

    Our changing climate and more extreme weather events have dramatically increased the number and severity of floods across the world. Demonstrating the diversity of global flood risk management (FRM), this volume covers a range of topics including planning and policy, risk governance and…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Urban Development and New Towns in the Third World: Lessons from the New Bombay Experience book cover

    Urban Development and New Towns in the Third World

    Lessons from the New Bombay Experience, 1st Edition

    By Alain R.A. Jacquemin

    First published in 1999, this volume examines India and Bombay, countries which represent some of the world’s most dramatic examples of rapid urban growth. One of the strategies frequently adopted by the Indian authorities to cope with this urban growth is the development of new towns, such as New…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sustainable Design for the Built Environment book cover

    Sustainable Design for the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Rob Fleming, Saglinda H Roberts

    Sustainable Design for the Built Environment marks the transition of sustainable design from a specialty service to the mainstream approach for creating a healthy and resilient built environment. This groundbreaking and transformative approach introduces sustainable design in a clear, concise,…

    eBook – 2019-01-18
    Routledge

  • Business Battles in the US Energy Sector: Lessons for a Clean Energy Transition book cover

    Business Battles in the US Energy Sector

    Lessons for a Clean Energy Transition, 1st Edition

    By Christian Downie

    This book is ground breaking in its study of business actors in climate and energy politics. While various studies have demonstrated the influence of business actors across multiple policy domains, this is the first to examine the behaviour of business actors in energy centric industries in…

    eBook – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Seafood Supply Chains: Governance, Power and Regulation book cover

    Seafood Supply Chains

    Governance, Power and Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Miriam Greenwood

    This book provides a historical and analytical account of changes in the seafood supply chain in Britain from the mid-twentieth century to the present, looking at the impact of various types of governance. The governance of marine fisheries has been a contested issue for decades with increasing…

    eBook – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • The Columbia River Treaty: The Economics of an International River Basin Development book cover

    The Columbia River Treaty

    The Economics of an International River Basin Development, 1st Edition

    By John V. Krutilla

    This book applies the principles of cost-benefit analysis, an international program in which an equitable division of costs and gains was an aim, along with economies of coordinated development. Originally published in 1967.…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    RFF Press
    RFF Water Policy Set

  • A Cultural History of Famine: Food Security and the Environment in India and Britain book cover

    A Cultural History of Famine

    Food Security and the Environment in India and Britain, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ayesha Mukherjee

    The term "food security" does not immediately signal research done in humanities disciplines. It refers to a complex, contested issue, whose currency and significance are hardly debatable given present concerns about environmental change, resource management, and sustainability. The subject is…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Economic Institutions and Environmental Policy book cover

    Economic Institutions and Environmental Policy

    1st Edition

    By Antonio Nicita

    Edited by Maurizio Franzini

    This title was first published in 2001. This wide-ranging and comprehensive collection investigates the background to environmental economic development over the last thirty years, and the political implications of new directions resulting from technological and cultural changes in environmental…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy and Practice

  • The Routledge Companion to Rural Planning book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Rural Planning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Scott, Nick Gallent, Menelaos Gkartzios

    The Routledge Companion to Rural Planning provides a critical account and state of the art review of rural planning in the early years of the twenty-first century. Looking across different international experiences – from Europe, North America and Australasia to the transition and emerging…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge

  • Rethinking the Environment for the Anthropocene: Political Theory and Socionatural Relations in the New Geological Epoch book cover

    Rethinking the Environment for the Anthropocene

    Political Theory and Socionatural Relations in the New Geological Epoch, 1st Edition

    Edited by Manuel Arias-Maldonado, Zev Trachtenberg

    This book brings together the most current thinking about the Anthropocene in the field of Environmental Political Theory ('EPT'). It displays the distinctive contribution EPT makes to the task of thinking through what 'the environment' means in this time of pervasive human influence over natural…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge

  • A New Era for Collaborative Forest Management: Policy and Practice insights from the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program book cover

    A New Era for Collaborative Forest Management

    Policy and Practice insights from the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program, 1st Edition

    Edited by William H. Butler, Courtney A. Schultz

    This book assesses the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program (CFLRP) and identifies lessons learned for governance and policy through this new and innovative approach to collaborative forest management. Unlike anything else in US public land management, the CFLRP is a nationwide…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Tropical Bioproductivity: Origins and Distribution in a Globalized World book cover

    Tropical Bioproductivity

    Origins and Distribution in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    By David Hammond

    This book investigates the fundamental role that tropical bioproductivity - or more specifically net primary productivity - has played in shaping the global geographies of food, finance, governance and people. The book examines the basic astronomical and thermal properties of our planet to…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

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