Paperbacks Direct: Environment and Sustainability

  • The Routledge Handbook of Environmental Economics in Asia book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Environmental Economics in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shunsuke Managi

    Problems of climate change, biodiversity and air pollution are clearly growing globally, but more particularly in Asia because of its economic importance and richness in nature. The increasing interest in environmental and resource economics applied in regions of Asia will make this book an…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Time and Globalization: An interdisciplinary dialogue book cover

    Time and Globalization

    An interdisciplinary dialogue, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Huebener, Susie O'Brien, Tony Porter, Liam Stockdale, Yanqiu Rachel Zhou

    Both academic and popular representations of globalization, critical or celebratory, have tended to conceptualize it primarily in spatial terms, rather than simultaneously temporal ones. However, time, in both its ideational and material dimensions, has played an important role in mediating and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-20 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Data, Models and Analysis: The Highest Impact Articles in 'Atmosphere-Ocean' book cover

    Data, Models and Analysis

    The Highest Impact Articles in 'Atmosphere-Ocean', 1st Edition

    Edited by Guoqi Han, Hai Lin, Douw Steyn

    This volume contains the ten most cited articles that have appeared in the journal Atmosphere-Ocean since 1995. These articles cover a wide range of topics in meteorology, climatology and oceanography. Modelling work is represented in five papers, covering global climate model development; a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-20 
    Routledge

  • Forging a Socio-Legal Approach to Environmental Harms: Global Perspectives book cover

    Forging a Socio-Legal Approach to Environmental Harms

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tiffany Bergin, Emanuela Orlando

    Environmental harms exert a significant toll and pose substantial economic costs on societies around the world. Although such harms have been studied from both legal and social science perspectives, these disciplinary-specific approaches are not, on their own, fully able to address the complexity…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17 
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Imagining Sustainability: Creative urban environmental governance in Chicago and Melbourne book cover

    Imagining Sustainability

    Creative urban environmental governance in Chicago and Melbourne, 1st Edition

    By Julie Cidell

    Cities, rather than nations, have become the key sites for enacting environmental policies. This is due to the combination of growing urban populations and increased action on the part of local governments (generally attributed to national governments’ failure to act on climate change). Imagining…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Making Electricity Resilient: Risk and Security in a Liberalized Infrastructure book cover

    Making Electricity Resilient

    Risk and Security in a Liberalized Infrastructure, 1st Edition

    By Antti Silvast

    Energy risk and security have become topical matters in Western and international policy discussions; ranging from international climate change mitigation to investment in energy infrastructures to support economic growth and more sustainable energy provisions. As such, ensuring the resilience of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • A Political Economy of Attention, Mindfulness and Consumerism: Reclaiming the Mindful Commons book cover

    A Political Economy of Attention, Mindfulness and Consumerism

    Reclaiming the Mindful Commons, 1st Edition

    By Peter Doran

    The power of capital is the power to target our attention, mould market-ready identities, and reduce the public realm to an endless series of choices. This has far-reaching implications for our psychological, physical and spiritual well-being, and ultimately for our global ecology. In this consumer…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Nuclear Waste Politics: An Incrementalist Perspective book cover

    Nuclear Waste Politics

    An Incrementalist Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Cotton

    The question of what to do with radioactive waste has dogged political administrations of nuclear-powered electricity-producing nations since the inception of the technology in the 1950s. As the issue rises to the forefront of current energy and environmental policy debates, a critical policy…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • The EU, US and China Tackling Climate Change: Policies and Alliances for the Anthropocene book cover

    The EU, US and China Tackling Climate Change

    Policies and Alliances for the Anthropocene, 1st Edition

    By Sophia Kalantzakos

    The feeling of optimism that followed the COP 21 Paris Conference on Climate Change requires concrete action and steadfast commitment to a process that raises a number of crucial challenges: technological, political, social, and economic. As climate change worsens, new robust leadership is…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity in National and International Policy Making book cover

    The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity in National and International Policy Making

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick ten Brink

    The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) study is a major international initiative drawing attention to local, national and global economic benefits of biodiversity, to highlight the growing costs of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation, the benefits of investing in natural…

    Paperback – 2019-01-13 
    Routledge
    TEEB - The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity

  • Mining in Latin America: Critical Approaches to the New Extraction book cover

    Mining in Latin America

    Critical Approaches to the New Extraction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kalowatie Deonandan, Michael L. Dougherty

    The last two decades have witnessed a dramatic expansion and intensification of mineral resource exploitation and development across the global south, especially in Latin America. This shift has brought mining more visibly into global public debates and spurred a great deal of controversy and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods: An Integrated Watershed Approach book cover

    Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods

    An Integrated Watershed Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Feras Ziadat

    The research presented in this book demonstrates how an integrated ‘systems’ approach to farming in the watershed context increases the effectiveness of a production system and improves people’s livelihoods. It takes an integrated approach, using one watershed in Ethiopia as a ‘laboratory…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

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