Economics: Environmental Economics

  • Climatology from Satellites book cover

    Climatology from Satellites

    1st Edition

    By Eric Barrett

    Originally published in 1974, was a pioneering study which summarized, within the pre-existing framework of atmospheric knowledge, the more significant findings that emerged from the first decade of climatological analyses of meteorological satellite data. It shows how these data complement and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Pollution, Climate and Change

  • Economics of Dryland Management book cover

    Economics of Dryland Management

    1st Edition

    By John A. Dixon, David E. James, Paul B. Sherman

    We have always had land in which the agricultural productivity is limited because there is not enough moisture. Systems of farming and burning often degrade dryland further until it is desert. Today, however, the problem is becoming much more serious. Over 20 per cent of the world's population…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02 
    Routledge
    Environmental and Resource Economics Set

  • Varieties of Alternative Economic Systems: Practical Utopias for an Age of Global Crisis and Austerity book cover

    Varieties of Alternative Economic Systems

    Practical Utopias for an Age of Global Crisis and Austerity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Westra, Robert Albritton, Seongjin Jeong

    In this age of overlapping and mutually reinforcing deep global crises (financial convulsions, global warming, mass migrations, militarism, inequality, selfish nation-states, etc.), there needs to be more realistic dialogue about radical alternatives to the status quo. Most literature produced…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Ocean Energy: Governance Challenges for Wave and Tidal Stream Technologies book cover

    Ocean Energy

    Governance Challenges for Wave and Tidal Stream Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Glen Wright, Sandy Kerr, Kate Johnson

    Energy from wave and tidal power is a key component of current policies for renewable sources of energy. This book provides the first comprehensive exploration of legal, economic, and social issues related to the emerging ocean energy industry, in particular wave and tidal energy technologies. …

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Sociology and Human Ecology: Complexity and Post-Humanist Perspectives book cover

    Sociology and Human Ecology

    Complexity and Post-Humanist Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By John A Smith, Chris Jenks

    Traditionally, Sociology has identified its subject matter as a distinct set – social phenomena – that can be taken as quite different and largely disconnected from potentially relevant disciplines such as Psychology, Economics or Planetary Ecology. Within Sociology and Human Ecology, Smith and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Housing for Degrowth: Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Housing for Degrowth

    Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anitra Nelson, François Schneider

    ‘Degrowth’, a type of ‘postgrowth’, is becoming a strong political, practical and cultural movement for downscaling and transforming societies beyond capitalist growth and non-capitalist productivism to achieve global sustainability and satisfy everyone’s basic needs. This groundbreaking…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Stress, Affluence and Sustainable Consumption book cover

    Stress, Affluence and Sustainable Consumption

    1st Edition

    By Cecilia Solér

    Why do affluent consumers almost automatically acquire new versions or variations of products already at their disposal? Even though most of us know that this novelty consumption poses a serious threat to an environmentally and socially sustainable future, we continue to do it. Why? Research shows…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • The Social Challenges and Opportunities of Low Carbon Development book cover

    The Social Challenges and Opportunities of Low Carbon Development

    1st Edition

    By Johan Nordensvärd

    This book explores the social implications and challenges of low-carbon development. The argument of the book is that a broad understanding of low-carbon development is essential for mitigating climate change and enabling development in a carbon-constrained world, but there are risks that…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Low Carbon Development

  • Fair Trade and Organic Initiatives in Asian Agriculture: The Hidden Realities book cover

    Fair Trade and Organic Initiatives in Asian Agriculture

    The Hidden Realities, 1st Edition

    By Rie Makita, Tadasu Tsuruta

    In addition to constituting an evolving area of inquiry within the social sciences, agricultural certification, and particularly its Fair Trade and organic components, has emerged as a significant tool for promoting rural development in the global South. This book is unique for two reasons. First,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • Forest Governance and Management Across Time: Developing a New Forest Social Contract book cover

    Forest Governance and Management Across Time

    Developing a New Forest Social Contract, 1st Edition

    By Erland Mårald, Camilla Sandstrom, Annika Nordin, and Others

    The influence of the past, and of the future on current-time tradeoffs in the forest arena are particularly relevant given the long-term successions in forest landscapes and the hundred years’ rotations in forestry. Historically established path dependencies and conflicts determine our present…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • South Africa’s Energy Transition: A Roadmap to a Decarbonised, Low-cost and Job-rich Future book cover

    South Africa’s Energy Transition

    A Roadmap to a Decarbonised, Low-cost and Job-rich Future, 1st Edition

    By Tobias Bischof-Niemz, Terence Creamer

    South Africa’s energy transition has become a highly topical, emotive and politically contentious topic. Taking a systems perspective, this book offers an evidence-based roadmap for such a transition and debunks many of the myths raised about the risks of a renewable-energy-led electricity mix.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • The Good Life Beyond Growth: New Perspectives book cover

    The Good Life Beyond Growth

    New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hartmut Rosa, Christoph Henning

    Many countries have experienced a decline of economic growth for decades, an effect that was only aggravated by the recent global financial crisis. What if in the 21st century this is no longer an exception, but the general rule? Does an economy without growth necessarily bring hardship and crises,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

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