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  • Emerging Economies and Challenges to Sustainability: Theories, strategies, local realities book cover

    Emerging Economies and Challenges to Sustainability

    Theories, strategies, local realities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arve Hansen, Ulrikke Wethal

    The rise of emerging economies represents a challenge to traditional global power balances and raises the question of how we can combine sustainability with continued economic growth. Understanding this global shift and its impact on the environment is the paramount contemporary challenge for…

    Paperback – 2016-05-10
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Experiment Earth: Responsible innovation in geoengineering book cover

    Experiment Earth

    Responsible innovation in geoengineering, 1st Edition

    By Jack Stilgoe

    Experiments in geoengineering – intentionally manipulating the Earth’s climate to reduce global warming – have become the focus of a vital debate about responsible science and innovation. Drawing on three years of sociological research working with scientists on one of the world’s first major…

    Paperback – 2016-05-10
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Linking Emissions Trading Schemes book cover

    Linking Emissions Trading Schemes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Tuerk

    A growing number of GHG emissions trading schemes are being implemented at regional or national levels. However, even as the number of different schemes grows, few linkages exist between them. Major cap-and-trade proposals are currently at important stages in their development, especially in the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28

  • Toward a New Climate Agreement: Conflict, Resolution and Governance book cover

    Toward a New Climate Agreement

    Conflict, Resolution and Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Todd L. Cherry, Jon Hovi, David M. McEvoy

    Climate change is one of the most pressing problems facing the global community. Although most states agree that climate change is occurring and is at least partly the result of humans’ reliance on fossil fuels, managing a changing global climate is a formidable challenge. Underlying this challenge…

    Paperback – 2016-02-04
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • The British Electricity Experiment: Privatization: the record, the issues, the lessons book cover

    The British Electricity Experiment

    Privatization: the record, the issues, the lessons, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Surrey

    In 1990, energy in the UK underwent a unique and fundamental transformation, with the privatization of the electricity supply industry. This is the first book to fully assess the experiment. It first explains how – and why – the British electricity supply industry was privatized. It then…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • Policy and Strategic Behaviour in Water Resource Management book cover

    Policy and Strategic Behaviour in Water Resource Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ariel Dinar, Jose Albiac

    Water resource management throughout the world is a very complicated issue, involving various aspects and dimensions and a well-coordinated set of policies. A well-designed water policy is a multi-faceted concerted intervention, which could be specific to just one set of political and physical…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21

  • Climate Change and Agriculture in India: Studies from Selected River Basins book cover

    Climate Change and Agriculture in India

    Studies from Selected River Basins, 1st Edition

    By K. Palanisami, C. R. Ranganathan, Udaya Sekhar Nagothu, Krishna Reddy Kakumanu

    This book provides an overview of climate change in India using river basin data and analytical and econometric methods. It, first, makes a quantitative assessment of how climate change affects agricultural and food production systems; second, predicts how these systems may respond to climate…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Handbook of Carbon Offset Programs: Trading Systems, Funds, Protocols and Standards book cover

    Handbook of Carbon Offset Programs

    Trading Systems, Funds, Protocols and Standards, 1st Edition

    By Anja Kollmuss, Michael Lazarus, Carrie Lee, Maurice LeFranc, Clifford Polycarp

    Greenhouse gas (GHG) offsets have long been promoted as an important element of a comprehensive climate policy approach. Offset programs can reduce the overall cost of achieving a given emission goal by enabling emission reductions to occur where costs are lower. Offsets have the potential to…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Environmental Market Insights

  • Global Urban Analysis: A Survey of Cities in Globalization book cover

    Global Urban Analysis

    A Survey of Cities in Globalization, 1st Edition

    By Peter J Taylor, Pengfei Ni, Ben Derudder, Michael Hoyler, Jin Huang, Frank Witlox

    Global Urban Analysis provides a unique insight into the contemporary world economy through a focus on cities. It is based upon a large-scale customised data collection on how leading businesses use cities across the world: as headquarter locations, for finance, for professional and creative…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21

  • Electric Capitalism: Recolonising Africa on the Power Grid book cover

    Electric Capitalism

    Recolonising Africa on the Power Grid, 1st Edition

    Edited by David A. McDonald

    Although Africa is the most under-supplied region of the world for electricity, its economies are utterly dependent on it. There are enormous inequalities in electricity access, with industry receiving abundant supplies of cheap power while more than 80 per cent of the continent's population remain…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21

  • Ecosystem Goods and Services from Plantation Forests book cover

    Ecosystem Goods and Services from Plantation Forests

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jurgen Bauhus, Peter van der Meer, Markku Kanninen

    Plantation forests often have a negative image. They are typically assumed to be poor substitutes for natural forests, particularly in terms of biodiversity conservation, carbon storage, provision of clean drinking water and other non-timber goods and services. Often they are monocultures that do…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Challenging Consumption: Pathways to a more Sustainable Future book cover

    Challenging Consumption

    Pathways to a more Sustainable Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna R. Davies, Frances Fahy, Henrike Rau

    Sustainable consumption is a central research topic in academic discourses of sustainable development and global environmental change. Informed by a number of disciplinary perspectives, this book is structured around four key themes in sustainable consumption research: Living, Moving, Dwelling and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

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