Paperbacks Direct: Environmental Politics

  • Routledge Handbook of Environmental Policy in China book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Environmental Policy in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Sternfeld

    During the last few decades, China has accomplished unprecedented economic growth and has emerged as the second largest economy in the world. This ‘economic miracle’ has led hundreds of millions of people out of poverty, but has also come at a high cost. Environmental degradation and the impact of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    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

  • 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 – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Low Carbon Development

  • Globalising the Climate: COP21 and the climatisation of global debates book cover

    Globalising the Climate

    COP21 and the climatisation of global debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan C Aykut, Jean Foyer, Edouard Morena

    Frequently presented as a historic last chance to set the world on a course to prevent catastrophic climate change, the 21st Conference of the Parties to the Climate convention (COP21) was a global summit of exceptional proportions. Bringing together negotiators, scientists, journalists and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • The Governance of Urban Green Spaces in the EU: Social innovation and civil society book cover

    The Governance of Urban Green Spaces in the EU

    Social innovation and civil society, 1st Edition

    By Judith Schicklinski

    Across European cities the use of urban space is controversial and subject to diverging interests. On the one hand citizens are increasingly aware of the necessity for self-organising to reclaim green spaces. On the other hand local authorities have started to involve citizens in the governance of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Waste Matters: Urban margins in contemporary literature book cover

    Waste Matters

    Urban margins in contemporary literature, 1st Edition

    By Sarah K. Harrison

    How do those pushed to the margins survive in contemporary cities? What role do they play in today’s increasingly complex urban ecosystems? Faced with stark disparities in human and environmental wellbeing, what form might more equitable cities take? Waste Matters argues that contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Systems Thinking for Geoengineering Policy: How to reduce the threat of dangerous climate change by embracing uncertainty and failure book cover

    Systems Thinking for Geoengineering Policy

    How to reduce the threat of dangerous climate change by embracing uncertainty and failure, 1st Edition

    By Robert Chris

    Even by the scientists most closely associated with it, geoengineering – the deliberate intervention in the climate at global scale to mitigate the effects of climate change – is perceived to be risky. For all its potential benefits, there are robust differences of opinion over the wisdom of such…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Ecological Exile: Spatial Injustice and Environmental Humanities book cover

    Ecological Exile

    Spatial Injustice and Environmental Humanities, 1st Edition

    By Derek Gladwin

    Ecological Exile explores how contemporary literature, film, and media culture confront ecological crises through perspectives of spatial justice – a facet of social justice that looks at unjust circumstances as a phenomenon of space. Growing instances of flooding, population displacement, and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Danger, Development and Legitimacy in East Asian Maritime Politics: Securing the Seas, Securing the State book cover

    Danger, Development and Legitimacy in East Asian Maritime Politics

    Securing the Seas, Securing the State, 1st Edition

    By Christian Wirth

    Grounded in extensive empirical research, Danger, Development and Legitimacy in East Asian Maritime Politics addresses the major issues of geopolitics in the region that have been and will continue to shape the international politics of the Asia-Pacific for years to come. Covering the nation-states…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    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 – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • 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 – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

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