E-books: Environment and 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

  • Green Parties and Political Change in Contemporary Europe: New Politics, Old Predicaments book cover

    Green Parties and Political Change in Contemporary Europe

    New Politics, Old Predicaments, 1st Edition

    By Michael O'Neill

    Published in 1997, This book offers an up-to-date guide to the Green parties of Western Europe as the optimism of the 1980s confronts the ‘Green fatigue’ of the 1990s. The approach is both thematic and comparative. Green politics in Europe is located in its historical and cultural context. There is…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture in Africa: Proceedings of a Workshop, Netanya, Israel, 23-27 June 1996 book cover

    Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture in Africa

    Proceedings of a Workshop, Netanya, Israel, 23-27 June 1996, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Grossman, Leo M. van den Berg, Hyacinth I. Ajaegbu

    Published in 1999, this work sets out to assess the potential of urban and peri-urban agriculture for generating income and for improving food supply for the growing urban population in Africa. It considers both full-time small-holder farmers and part-timers, who hold land under various tenurial…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

  • The Greening of the City: Urban Parks and Public Leisure, 1840-1939 book cover

    The Greening of the City

    Urban Parks and Public Leisure, 1840-1939, 1st Edition

    By Carole A. O'Reilly

    Urban parks are a much-loved feature of the city environment. However, our knowledge of the true scale of their impact remains uneven. Much work has been done on their origins and design features, but this book aims to extend this beyond the nineteenth century, examining the fuller flowering of…

    eBook – 2019-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • 21st Century Challenges facing Cultural Landscapes book cover

    21st Century Challenges facing Cultural Landscapes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juliet Ramsay, Ken Taylor

    Through stories of diverse landscapes from around the world, this book captures human cultures and their land use practices in the environments they inhabit. The chapters cover topics from heritage in the 21st Century, appreciating and safeguarding values while facing challenges wrought by…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge

  • Climate Change Communication and the Internet book cover

    Climate Change Communication and the Internet

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nelya Koteyko, Brigitte Nerlich, Iina Hellsten

    The volume provides a timely, state of the art collection of studies examining climate change communication in the era of digital media. The chapters focus on a broad range of topics covering various aspects of both practice and research in climate change communication, ranging from the use of…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    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

  • Globalism and Localization: Emergent Solutions to Ecological and Social Crises book cover

    Globalism and Localization

    Emergent Solutions to Ecological and Social Crises, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeanine M. Canty

    Considering the context of the present ecological and social crisis, this book takes an interdisciplinary approach to explore the relationship between globalism and localization. Globalism may be viewed as a positive emergent property of globalization. The latter depicts a worldwide economic and…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge

  • Sexing the Animal in a Post-Humanist World: A Critical Feminist Approach book cover

    Sexing the Animal in a Post-Humanist World

    A Critical Feminist Approach, 1st Edition

    By Roslyn Appleby

    This pioneering collection of essays unpacks the complex discursive and embodied relationships between humans and animals, contributing to a more informed understanding of both human-animal relations and the role of language in social processes. Focusing on the example of shark-human interactions,…

    eBook – 2019-05-15
    Routledge

  • Gender, Agriculture and Agrarian Transformations: Changing Relations in Africa, Latin America and Asia book cover

    Gender, Agriculture and Agrarian Transformations

    Changing Relations in Africa, Latin America and Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carolyn E. Sachs

    This book presents research from across the globe on how gender relationships in agriculture are changing. In many regions of the world, agricultural transformations are occurring through increased commodification, new value-chains, technological innovations introduced by CGIAR and other…

    eBook – 2019-05-15
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Environmental Economics: Concepts, Methods and Policies book cover

    Environmental Economics

    Concepts, Methods and Policies, 1st Edition

    By Dodo J. Thampapillai, Matthias Ruth

    Environmental Economics explores the ways in which economic theory and its applications, as practised and taught today, must be modified to explicitly accommodate the goal of sustainability and the vital role played by environmental capital. Pivoting around the first and second laws of…

    eBook – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

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