E-books: Environment and Sustainability

  • 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

  • Utopia in the Anthropocene: A Change Plan for a Sustainable and Equitable World book cover

    Utopia in the Anthropocene

    A Change Plan for a Sustainable and Equitable World, 1st Edition

    By Michael Harvey

    Utopia in the Anthropocene takes a cross-disciplinary approach to analyse our current world problems, identify the key resistance to change and take the reader step by step towards a more sustainable, equitable and rewarding world. It presents paradigm-shifting models of economics, political…

    eBook – 2019-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Transhumanism, Nature, and the Ends of Science book cover

    Transhumanism, Nature, and the Ends of Science

    1st Edition

    By Robert Frodeman

    This book offers a social, political, and aesthetic critique of transhumanism and of the accelerating growth of scientific knowledge generally. Rather than improving our lives, science and technology today increasingly leave us debilitated and infantilized. It is time to restrain the runaway…

    eBook – 2019-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Circular Economy: A User's Guide book cover

    The Circular Economy

    A User's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Walter R Stahel

    A Circular Economy seeks to rebuild capital, whether this is financial, manufactured, human, social or natural, and offers opportunities and solutions for all organisations. This book, written by Walter Stahel, who is widely recognised as one of the key people who formulated the concept of the…

    eBook – 2019-06-03
    Routledge

  • Natural Communions: Religion and Public Life, Volume 40 book cover

    Natural Communions

    Religion and Public Life, Volume 40, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriel R. Ricci

    The academic treatment of the environment and nature, since the 1980s, has been formalized in sub-disciplines like environmental history, environmental philosophy, ecocriticism, and eco-spirituality. Within these disciplines the concept of nature has been variously employed to reorient humanity to…

    eBook – 2019-06-03
    Routledge
    Religion and Public Life

  • Green, Reliable and Viable: Perspectives on India’s Shift Towards Low-Carbon Energy: Perspectives on India’s Shift Towards Low-Carbon Energy book cover

    Green, Reliable and Viable: Perspectives on India’s Shift Towards Low-Carbon Energy

    Perspectives on India’s Shift Towards Low-Carbon Energy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ajay Mathur, Adair Turner, Noëmie Leprince-Ringuet

    Resource-intensive practices of yesterday can no longer sustain the world. The future of our planet hinges on timely transitions to efficiency of resource-use across ecosystems of people, products, and processes. This will happen through transitions to low-carbon global energy systems. Against this…

    eBook – 2019-06-03
    CRC Press

  • 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

  • Nature's Matrix: Linking Agriculture, Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty book cover

    Nature's Matrix

    Linking Agriculture, Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty, 2nd Edition

    By Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer, Angus Wright

    When first published in 2009, Nature’s Matrix set out a radical new approach to the conservation of biodiversity. This new edition pushes the frontier of the biodiversity/agriculture debate further, making an even stronger case for the need to transform agriculture and support small- and…

    eBook – 2019-05-31
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Risk Communication and Community Resilience book cover

    Risk Communication and Community Resilience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bandana Kar, David M. Cochran

    Risk communication is crucial to building community resilience and reducing risk from extreme events. True community resilience involves accurate and timely dissemination of risk information to stakeholders. This book examines the policy and science of risk communication in the digital era. Themes…

    eBook – 2019-05-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • 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

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