Paperbacks Direct: Environment and Sustainability

  • International Law and Agroecological Husbandry: Building legal foundations for a new agriculture book cover

    International Law and Agroecological Husbandry

    Building legal foundations for a new agriculture, 1st Edition

    By John W. Head

    Remarkable advances are being made in life science and agricultural research to reform the methods of food production, particularly with regard to staple grain and legume crops, in ways that will better reflect ecological realities. However, advances in science may be insufficient to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Sustainable Communities and Green Lifestyles: Consumption and Environmentalism book cover

    Sustainable Communities and Green Lifestyles

    Consumption and Environmentalism, 1st Edition

    By Tendai Chitewere

    Sustainable communities raise questions about the compatibility of capitalism and environmentalism and how we can green our way of life in a capitalist economy that values short-term production and consumption over long-term conservation and simple living. If capitalism and its drive towards…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08

  • Adapting Infrastructure to Climate Change: Advancing Decision-Making Under Conditions of Uncertainty book cover

    Adapting Infrastructure to Climate Change

    Advancing Decision-Making Under Conditions of Uncertainty, 1st Edition

    By Todd Schenk

    Many of the challenges that decision-makers grapple with in relation to climate change are governance related. Planning and decision-making is evolving in ambiguous institutional environments, in which many key issues remain unresolved, including relationships between different actors; funding…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08

  • Sustainable Development Principles in the Decisions of International Courts and Tribunals: 1992-2012 book cover

    Sustainable Development Principles in the Decisions of International Courts and Tribunals

    1992-2012, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger, Judge C.G. c g weea

    The 2002 New Delhi Declaration of Principles of International Law relating to Sustainable Development set out seven principles on sustainable development, as agreed in treaties and soft-law instruments from before the 1992 Rio ‘Earth Summit’ UNCED, to the 2002 Johannesburg World Summit on…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Diverse Pedagogies of Place: Educating Students in and for Local and Global Environments book cover

    Diverse Pedagogies of Place

    Educating Students in and for Local and Global Environments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Renshaw, Ron Tooth

    Diverse Pedagogies of Place presents eight original place-responsive pedagogies that address a question of paramount importance in today’s world: how do we educate the next generation of students to confront the challenges of global climate change and the on-going degradation of natural…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Labor-environmental Coalitions: Lessons from a Louisiana Petrochemical Region book cover

    Labor-environmental Coalitions

    Lessons from a Louisiana Petrochemical Region, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Estabrook, Charles Levenstein, John Wooding

    In 1984, the oil, chemical and atomic workers began a 5-year campaign to win back the jobs of its members locked out by the BASF Corp. in Geismar, Louisiana. The multiscale campaign involved coalitions with local environmentalists as well as international solidarity from environmental and religious…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Work, Health and Environment Series

  • Trans-jurisdictional Water Law and Governance book cover

    Trans-jurisdictional Water Law and Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Janice Gray, Cameron Holley, Rosemary Rayfuse

    Governance of global water resources presents one of the most confounding challenges in contemporary natural resource governance. With considerable government, citizen and financial donor attention devoted to a range of international, transnational and domestic laws and policies aimed at protecting…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Environmental Justice: An Issue for Social Work Education and Practice book cover

    Environmental Justice

    An Issue for Social Work Education and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sondra Fogel, Carenlee Barkdull, Bret Weber

    What is environmental justice? Why is it important to social work? Social work has a long history with the term "environment" as part of our guiding Ecological Framework. Yet frequently, the assessment of the environment is left out or seen as a difficult domain to understand as part of the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03

  • 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

  • Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment: Life Beyond the Human book cover

    Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment

    Life Beyond the Human, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irus Braverman

    Technologies like CRISPR and gene drives are ushering in a new era of genetic engineering, wherein the technical means to modify DNA are cheaper, faster, more accurate, more widely accessible, and with more far-reaching effects than ever before. These cutting-edge technologies raise legal, ethical,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Law, Science and Society

  • Making Electricity Resilient: Risk and Security in a Liberalized Infrastructure book cover

    Making Electricity Resilient

    Risk and Security in a Liberalized Infrastructure, 1st Edition

    By Antti Silvast

    Energy risk and security have become topical matters in Western and international policy discussions; ranging from international climate change mitigation to investment in energy infrastructures to support economic growth and more sustainable energy provisions. As such, ensuring the resilience of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03

  • Governing the Commons in China book cover

    Governing the Commons in China

    1st Edition

    By Yan Zhang

    The idea of 'the commons' is a long-standing concept in the English-speaking world and in English law. A similar concept occurs in China. How different from or similar to the English idea of ‘the commons’ is the idea in China; and how is the concept applied? This book explores this important…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

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