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  • Water Governance and Civil Society Responses in South Asia book cover

    Water Governance and Civil Society Responses in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by N. C. Narayanan, S. Parasuraman, Rajindra Ariyabandu

    This book addresses paradigm shifts in water policy and governance, and examines the role of civil society organizations in influencing public policy, while focusing on social equity and democratic participation. It illustrates a range of interesting developments in policy formulation, donor–state…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge India

  • Globalization of Water Governance in South Asia book cover

    Globalization of Water Governance in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vishal Narain, Chanda Gurung Goodrich, Jayati Chourey, Anjal Prakash

    Globalization has significantly redefined the nature of governance in the water sector. Non-state actors—multilateral and transnational donor agencies and corporations, non-government organizations, markets, and civil society at large—are assuming a bigger role in public policy-making for water…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge India

  • Carbon Footprints as Cultural-Ecological Metaphors book cover

    Carbon Footprints as Cultural-Ecological Metaphors

    1st Edition

    By Anita Girvan

    Through an examination of carbon footprint metaphors, this books demonstrates the ways in which climate change and other ecological issues are culturally and materially constituted through metaphor. The carbon footprint metaphor has achieved a ubiquitous presence in Anglo-North American public…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14 
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Food Security: Africa and the Caribbean book cover

    Climate Change and Food Security

    Africa and the Caribbean, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Thomas Hope

    Global climatic change has resulted in new and unpredictable patterns of precipitation and temperature, the increased frequency of extreme weather events and rising sea levels. These changes impact all four aspects of food security – availability, accessibility, stability of supply and appropriate…

    Paperback – 2019-05-05 
    Routledge

  • Grassroots Environmental Governance: Community engagements with industry book cover

    Grassroots Environmental Governance

    Community engagements with industry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leah S. Horowitz, Michael J. Watts

    Grassroots movements can pose serious challenges to both governments and corporations. However, grassroots actors possess a variety of motivations, and their visions of development may evolve in complex ways. Meanwhile, their relative powerlessness obliges them to forge an array of shifting…

    Paperback – 2019-05-05 
    Routledge

  • Climate Change Policy in Japan: From the 1980s to 2015 book cover

    Climate Change Policy in Japan

    From the 1980s to 2015, 1st Edition

    By Yasuko Kameyama

    Amidst growing environmental concerns worldwide, Japan is seen as particularly vulnerable to the effects of changing climate. This book considers Japan’s response to the climate change problem from the late 1980s up to the present day, assessing how the Japanese government’s policy-making…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • Energy Poverty and Vulnerability: A Global Perspective book cover

    Energy Poverty and Vulnerability

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Simcock, Harriet Thomson, Saska Petrova, Stefan Bouzarovski

    Human health and well being are closely intertwined with the ability to access affordable and modern domestic energy services, including heating, cooling, lighting, cooking, and information technology. Energy poverty is said to occur when such amenities cannot be secured up to a socially- and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-25 
    Routledge

  • Migration and Environmental Change in the West African Sahel: Why Capabilities and Aspirations Matter book cover

    Migration and Environmental Change in the West African Sahel

    Why Capabilities and Aspirations Matter, 1st Edition

    By Victoria van der Land

    The West African Sahel is predicted to be heavily affected by climate change in the future. Slow-onset environmental changes, such as increasing rainfall variability and rising temperature, are presumed to worsen the livelihood conditions and to increase the out-migration from the affected regions.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-25 
    Routledge

  • Responsible Citizens and Sustainable Consumer Behavior: New Interpretive Frameworks book cover

    Responsible Citizens and Sustainable Consumer Behavior

    New Interpretive Frameworks, 1st Edition

    By Pietro Lanzini

    There is broad consensus on the need to shift to a new paradigm of lifestyles and economic development, given the un-sustainability of current patterns. Given this, research on consumer behavior is to play a crucial role in shedding light on the motives underpinning the adoption of responsible…

    Paperback – 2019-04-25 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Communication and Critical Coastal Policy: Communities, Culture and Nature book cover

    Environmental Communication and Critical Coastal Policy

    Communities, Culture and Nature, 1st Edition

    By Kerrie Foxwell-Norton

    The vast majority of the world’s population lives on or near the coast. These communities are an extraordinary and largely untapped resource that can be used to mitigate planetary disaster and foster environmental stewardship. Repeated waves of scientific fact and information are not inciting…

    Paperback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge

  • Local Action on Climate Change: Opportunities and Constraints book cover

    Local Action on Climate Change

    Opportunities and Constraints, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susie Moloney, Hartmut Fünfgeld, Mikael Granberg

    There is growing interest in analysing the role and effectiveness of the local scale in responding to the global challenge of climate change. However, while accounts of urban climate change governance are growing, there is now a real need for further conceptual and empirical work to better…

    Paperback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge

  • Sustainability in the Gulf: Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Sustainability in the Gulf

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elie Azar, Mohamed Abdel Raouf

    Sustainability is a topic of great interest today, particularly for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, which have witnessed very rapid economic and demographic growth over the past decade. The observed growth has led to unsustainable consumption patterns of vital resources such as water,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge

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