Paperbacks Direct: Environmental Studies

  • Governing Shale Gas: Development, Citizen Participation and Decision Making in the US, Canada, Australia and Europe book cover

    Governing Shale Gas

    Development, Citizen Participation and Decision Making in the US, Canada, Australia and Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Whitton, Matthew Cotton, Ioan M. Charnley-Parry, Kathy Brasier

    Shale energy development is an issue of global importance. The number of reserves globally, and their potential economic return, have increased dramatically in the past decade. Questions abound, however, about the appropriate governance systems to manage the risks of unconventional oil and gas…

    Paperback – 2020-02-07 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Management of the Media: Policy, Industry, Practice book cover

    Environmental Management of the Media

    Policy, Industry, Practice, 1st Edition

    By Pietari Kääpä

    In recent years the widely held misconception of the media as an ‘ephemeral’ industry has been challenged by research on the industry’s significant material footprint. Despite this material turn, no systematic study of this sector has been conducted in ways that considers the role of the media…

    Paperback – 2020-02-07 
    Routledge

  • Stranded Assets and the Environment: Risk, Resilience and Opportunity book cover

    Stranded Assets and the Environment

    Risk, Resilience and Opportunity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Caldecott

    Drawing on the work of leading researchers and practitioners from a range of disciplines, including economic geography, economics, economic history, finance, law, and public policy, this edited collection provides a comprehensive assessment of stranded assets and the environment, covering the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reforms: A Guide to Economic and Political Complexity book cover

    Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reforms

    A Guide to Economic and Political Complexity, 1st Edition

    By Jun Rentschler

    Countries around the world are spending up to $500 billion per year on subsidising fossil fuel consumption. By some estimates, the G20 countries alone are spending around another $450 billion on subsidising fossil fuel production. In addition, the indirect social welfare costs of these subsidies…

    Paperback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Climate Justice and the Economy: Social mobilization, knowledge and the political book cover

    Climate Justice and the Economy

    Social mobilization, knowledge and the political, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan Gaarsmand Jacobsen

    As climate change has increasingly become the main focus of environmentalist activism since the late 1990s, the global economic drivers of CO2 emissions are now a major concern for radical greens. In turn, the emphasis on connected crises in both natural and social systems has attracted more…

    Paperback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Social Sustainability, Climate Resilience and Community-Based Urban Development: What About the People? book cover

    Social Sustainability, Climate Resilience and Community-Based Urban Development

    What About the People?, 1st Edition

    By Cathy Baldwin, Robin King

    Urban communities around the world face increased stress from natural disasters linked to climate change, and other urban pressures. They need to grow rapidly stronger in order to cope, adapt and flourish. Strong social networks and social cohesion can be more important for a community’s resilience…

    Paperback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Healthy Urban Environments: More-than-Human Theories book cover

    Healthy Urban Environments

    More-than-Human Theories, 1st Edition

    By Cecily Maller

    Set in the ‘human–environment’ interaction space, this book applies new theoretical and practical insights to understanding what makes healthy urban environments. It stems from recognition that the world is rapidly urbanising and the international concern with how to create healthy settings and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge

  • A Critical Approach to Climate Change Adaptation: Discourses, Policies and Practices book cover

    A Critical Approach to Climate Change Adaptation

    Discourses, Policies and Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Silja Klepp, Libertad Chavez-Rodriguez

    This edited volume brings together critical research on climate change adaptation discourses, policies, and practices from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Drawing on examples from countries including Colombia, Mexico, Canada, Germany, Russia, Tanzania, Indonesia, and the Pacific Islands, the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Developing Environmental Education in the Curriculum book cover

    Developing Environmental Education in the Curriculum

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steve Goodall

    Originally published in 1994. This work is intended for teachers in primary and secondary schools faced with the challenge of maximizing National Curriculum opportunities for environmental or "green" issues. The contributors suggest ways of augmenting pupils' understanding of the issues. This book…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Curriculum

  • Rebuilding the Local Landscape: Environmental Management in Burkina Faso book cover

    Rebuilding the Local Landscape

    Environmental Management in Burkina Faso, 1st Edition

    By Chris Howorth

    First published in 1999, this volume emerged in the context of a recent willingness to understand what Africa’s peasant farmers are designing and building in their local landscapes, in contrast to the meta-narratives which were relatively distant from the lives and livelihoods of Africans. Based on…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The World Multiple: The Quotidian Politics of Knowing and Generating Entangled Worlds book cover

    The World Multiple

    The Quotidian Politics of Knowing and Generating Entangled Worlds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keiichi Omura, Grant Jun Otsuki, Shiho Satsuka, Atsuro Morita

    The World Multiple, as a collection, is an ambitious ethnographic experiment in understanding how the world is experienced and generated in multiple ways through people’s everyday practices. Against the dominant assumption that the world is a single universal reality that can only be known by…

    Paperback – 2020-01-21 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Solar Energy (1979) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Solar Energy (1979)

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Behrman

    Originally published in 1979, Solar Energy provides a tour of the world of solar energy and asks two key questions: is solar energy the key to the future of our energy needs and what are the facts and potential of this source of renewable power. The book examines solar energy from the past to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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