Taylor & Francis India: Environment and Sustainability

  • Water and Society from Ancient Times to the Present: Resilience, Decline, and Revival book cover

    Water and Society from Ancient Times to the Present

    Resilience, Decline, and Revival

    Edited by Federica Sulas, Innocent Pikirayi

    As water availability, management and conservation become global challenges, there is now wide consensus that historical knowledge can provide crucial information to address present water crises. Moreover, water takes in different forms from rainfall to groundwater and soil moisture, and history…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Narrative by Numbers: How to Tell Powerful and Purposeful Stories with Data book cover

    Narrative by Numbers

    How to Tell Powerful and Purposeful Stories with Data

    By Sam Knowles

    As jobs in the knowledge economy become increasingly similar, there are two core skills that everyone needs if they are going to thrive and succeed and to make a difference. These are the ability to interrogate and make sense of data, and the ability to use the insights extracted from the data to…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Resources, Financial Risk and the Dynamics of Growth: Systems and society book cover

    Resources, Financial Risk and the Dynamics of Growth

    Systems and society

    By Aled Jones, Roberto Pasqualino

    Decision making processes within government and the finance sector are unable to adequately engage with the interconnectivity of environmental, economic, geopolitical, societal and technological systems, and the associated growth in systemic risk. One significant factor is the inability of models…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Local Capillary Trapping in Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) book cover

    Local Capillary Trapping in Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

    By Ehsan Saadatpoor

    After the injection of CO2 into a subsurface formation, storage mechanisms help immobilize the CO2. Injection strategies that promote the movement of CO2 during the post-injection period can increase immobilization by mechanisms of dissolution and residual phase trapping. This book argues that the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    CRC Press

  • The Green Studio Handbook: Environmental Strategies for Schematic Design book cover

    The Green Studio Handbook

    Environmental Strategies for Schematic Design

    By Alison G Kwok, Walter Grondzik

    The Green Studio Handbook remains an essential resource for design studios and professional practice. This extensive and user-friendly tool presents practical guidelines for the application of green strategies during the schematic design of buildings. Students and professionals can quickly get up…

    Paperback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge

  • Andean Hydrology book cover

    Andean Hydrology

    Edited by Diego A. Rivera, Alex Godoy-Faundez, Mario Lillo Saavedra

    This book describes the ecosystem of the Andean watersheds, covering the Californian valley, tropical Andes, and southern Andes. Case studies of the new methods and techniques used for hydrological research in the Andes are provided, and sustainability issues pertaining to Andean water resources…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    CRC Press

  • Institutional Capacity for Climate Change Response: A New Approach to Climate Politics book cover

    Institutional Capacity for Climate Change Response

    A New Approach to Climate Politics

    Edited by Theresa Birgitta Brønnum Scavenius, Steve Rayner

    In a period of rapid climate change and climate governance failures, it is quintessential to understand and address how effectively different political institutions can and should react to climate change. The term "institutional response capacity" can be defined as a measurement for how effective…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Wireless Sensor Networks: Deployment Strategies for Outdoor Monitoring book cover

    Wireless Sensor Networks

    Deployment Strategies for Outdoor Monitoring

    By Fadi Al-Turjman

    Wireless Sensor Networks overcome the difficulties of other monitoring systems. However, they require further efficiencies for Outdoor Environment Monitoring (OEM) applications due to their harsh operational conditions, huge targeted areas, limited energy budget, and required 3D setups. A…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29 
    CRC Press

  • Human Factors in Land Use Planning and Urban Design: Methods, Practical Guidance and Applications book cover

    Human Factors in Land Use Planning and Urban Design

    Methods, Practical Guidance and Applications

    By Nicholas J. Stevens, Paul M. Salmon, Guy H. Walker, Neville A. Stanton

    This book furthers the role of human factors methods in land use planning and urban design that was recognised by Stevens and Salmon in 2014. At a simplistic level the issues found in both discipline areas are one and the same: the design of the environment brings about emergent behaviours that in…

    Hardback – 2018-01-23 
    CRC Press
    Human Factors and Socio-technical Systems

  • Sustainaspeak: A Guide to Sustainable Design Terms book cover

    Sustainaspeak

    A Guide to Sustainable Design Terms

    By Elizabeth Lewis

    Architecture 2030; BUG; Biophilic Design; BIPV; Circular Economy; LEED; Passive Design; Solar Chimney; Systems Thinking; WELL; Xeriscaping What does it all mean? The complex and evolving language used in the sustainable design community can be very challenging; particularly to those new to…

    Paperback – 2018-01-23 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Borderlands book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Asian Borderlands

    Edited by Alexander Horstmann, Martin Saxer, Alessandro Rippa

    In Asia, where authoritarian-developmental states have proliferated, statehood and social control are heavily contested in borderland spaces. As a result, in the post-cold war world, borders have not only redefined Asian incomes and mobilities, they have also rekindled neighbouring relations and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22 
    Routledge

  • Physical Limits to Economic Growth: Perspectives of Economic, Social, and Complexity Science book cover

    Physical Limits to Economic Growth

    Perspectives of Economic, Social, and Complexity Science

    Edited by Roberto Burlando, Angelo Tartaglia

    The debate on the physical limits and constraints to the economic growth of globalized society is now widespread. This book explores the physical and economic aspects of the conflict between humans, with their thoughtless focus on growth through material production, and environmental constraints.…

    Hardback – 2018-01-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

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