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  • The Political Economy of Smog in Southern California book cover

    The Political Economy of Smog in Southern California

    1st Edition

    By Jeffry Fawcett

    This study, first published in 1990, explores the ways in which institutions can succeed or fail at environmental improvement. The author first takes a look at the nature of environmental politics and the history of air pollution control in Southern California. He then develops a political economic…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

  • 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

  • Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments book cover

    Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Troy Sternberg

    Climate hazards are the world’s most widespread, deadliest and costliest natural disasters. Knowledge of climate hazard dynamics is critical since the impacts of climate change, population growth, development projects and migration affect both the impact and severity of disasters. Current global…

    Paperback – 2019-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Climate Change and Agricultural Development: Improving Resilience through Climate Smart Agriculture, Agroecology and Conservation book cover

    Climate Change and Agricultural Development

    Improving Resilience through Climate Smart Agriculture, Agroecology and Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

    Two of the greatest current challenges are climate change (and variability) and food security. Feeding nine billion people by 2050 will require major efforts aimed at climate change adaptation and mitigation. One approach to agriculture has recently been captured by the widely adopted…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Thermal Comfort in Hot Dry Climates: Traditional Dwellings in Iran book cover

    Thermal Comfort in Hot Dry Climates

    Traditional Dwellings in Iran, 1st Edition

    By Ahmadreza Foruzanmehr

    With increases in global temperatures, the risk of overheating is expected to rise around the world. This results in a much higher dependency upon energy-intensive cooling systems and air-conditioners to provide thermal comfort, but how sustainable is this in a world where problems with the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Climate Change and Urban Settlements: A Spatial Perspective of Carbon Footprint and Beyond book cover

    Climate Change and Urban Settlements

    A Spatial Perspective of Carbon Footprint and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Mahendra Sethi

    Climate change and urbanization are two of the greatest challenges facing humanity in the 21st century, and their effects are converging in dangerous ways. Cities contribute significantly to global warming, and as the world further takes a rural-urban population tilt, the next few decades pose a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Climate and Sustainability Communication: Global Perspectives book cover

    Climate and Sustainability Communication

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donnalyn Pompper

    Climate and Sustainability Communication: Global Perspectives builds upon traditional approaches to understanding the role of mass media in shaping social issues by amplifying diverse perspectives of opinion leaders, as well as voices of those affected by climate and sustainability issues. From…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • The Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Middle East and North Africa book cover

    The Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Middle East and North Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Keulertz, Eckart Woertz

    This book discusses key issues concerning water, energy and food in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. It provides an interdisciplinary account of current developments in the most water-scarce and conflict-torn region in the world. Key analysts on MENA water, agriculture and energy…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • China’s Role in Reducing Carbon Emissions: The Stabilisation of Energy Consumption and the Deployment of Renewable Energy book cover

    China’s Role in Reducing Carbon Emissions

    The Stabilisation of Energy Consumption and the Deployment of Renewable Energy, 1st Edition

    By David Toke

    China, a still developing economy comprising a fifth of the world’s population, will play a key role in the global movement towards reducing carbon emissions. The aims of the Paris Agreement may stand or fall with China, both for its own contribution and the example it will set the developing world…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Development book cover

    Climate Change Adaptation and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Carstensen

    Climate change is real and it is man-made. We have put so many greenhouse gas pollutants into the atmosphere that we will see significant and long-term change that we need to adapt and adjust to. It is important for development practitioners to understand these impacts and the challenge of how and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • Futures: Imagining Socioecological Transformation book cover

    Futures: Imagining Socioecological Transformation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce Braun

    Futures: Imagining Socioecological Transformation brings together leading scholars to explore how we might know, enact, and struggle for, the conjoined social and ecological transformations we need to achieve just and sustainable futures. The question of transformation, and how it might be achieved…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Dependent Convergence: The Struggle to Control Petrochemical Hazards in Brazil and the United States book cover

    Dependent Convergence

    The Struggle to Control Petrochemical Hazards in Brazil and the United States, 1st Edition

    By Carlos E Siqueira

    Comparative analyses of social actors and policy outcomes in Bahia and Texas show the similarities and differences in the actors and the policies adopted in each case. As a result of historical and structural developments in Bahia and Texas, Cetrel operates under pollution-control standards and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Work, Health and Environment Series

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