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  • 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

  • Design for a Sustainable Culture: Perspectives, Practices and Education book cover

    Design for a Sustainable Culture

    Perspectives, Practices and Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Astrid Skjerven, Janne Reitan

    As culture is becoming increasingly recognised as a crucial element of sustainable development, design competence has emerged as a useful tool in creating a meaningful life within a sustainable mental, cultural and physical environment. Design for a Sustainable Culture explores the relationship…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

  • Imagining Sustainability: Creative urban environmental governance in Chicago and Melbourne book cover

    Imagining Sustainability

    Creative urban environmental governance in Chicago and Melbourne, 1st Edition

    By Julie Cidell

    Cities, rather than nations, have become the key sites for enacting environmental policies. This is due to the combination of growing urban populations and increased action on the part of local governments (generally attributed to national governments’ failure to act on climate change). Imagining…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • A Political Economy of Attention, Mindfulness and Consumerism: Reclaiming the Mindful Commons book cover

    A Political Economy of Attention, Mindfulness and Consumerism

    Reclaiming the Mindful Commons, 1st Edition

    By Peter Doran

    The power of capital is the power to target our attention, mould market-ready identities, and reduce the public realm to an endless series of choices. This has far-reaching implications for our psychological, physical and spiritual well-being, and ultimately for our global ecology. In this consumer…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • Nuclear Waste Politics: An Incrementalist Perspective book cover

    Nuclear Waste Politics

    An Incrementalist Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Cotton

    The question of what to do with radioactive waste has dogged political administrations of nuclear-powered electricity-producing nations since the inception of the technology in the 1950s. As the issue rises to the forefront of current energy and environmental policy debates, a critical policy…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • The EU, US and China Tackling Climate Change: Policies and Alliances for the Anthropocene book cover

    The EU, US and China Tackling Climate Change

    Policies and Alliances for the Anthropocene, 1st Edition

    By Sophia Kalantzakos

    The feeling of optimism that followed the COP 21 Paris Conference on Climate Change requires concrete action and steadfast commitment to a process that raises a number of crucial challenges: technological, political, social, and economic. As climate change worsens, new robust leadership is…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • Forging a Socio-Legal Approach to Environmental Harms: Global Perspectives book cover

    Forging a Socio-Legal Approach to Environmental Harms

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tiffany Bergin, Emanuela Orlando

    Environmental harms exert a significant toll and pose substantial economic costs on societies around the world. Although such harms have been studied from both legal and social science perspectives, these disciplinary-specific approaches are not, on their own, fully able to address the complexity…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Integrated Water Resources Management: From concept to implementation book cover

    Integrated Water Resources Management

    From concept to implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada

    The book includes seventeen excellent researched and documented papers that reflect the diversity of thought, ideas and experiences related to IWRM. They draw from an extensive, inclusive and geographically representative range of theoretical propositions and practical examples. These include…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Towards a Convergence Between Science and Environmental Education: The selected works of Justin Dillon book cover

    Towards a Convergence Between Science and Environmental Education

    The selected works of Justin Dillon, 1st Edition

    By Justin Dillon

    In the World Library of Educationalists, international scholars themselves compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces—extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and/practical contributions—so the world can read them in a single…

    Paperback – 2018-12-05
    Routledge
    World Library of Educationalists

  • Energy Policy in China book cover

    Energy Policy in China

    1st Edition

    By Chi-Jen Yang

    Energy policy has always been an important part of China’s national policy agenda. Although the overall Chinese economy has become largely market-driven, its energy sectors are still subject to varying degrees of government control. Authoritarian governance allows China to move very quickly in some…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Climate Change, Migration and Human Rights: Law and Policy Perspectives book cover

    Climate Change, Migration and Human Rights

    Law and Policy Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dimitra Manou, Andrew Baldwin, Dug Cubie, Anja Mihr, Teresa Thorp

    Climate Change already having serious impacts on the lives of millions of people across the world. These impacts are not only ecological, but also social, economic and legal. Among the most significant of such impacts is climate change-induced migration. The implications of this on human rights…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • The Forest Certification Handbook book cover

    The Forest Certification Handbook

    2nd Edition

    By Ruth Nussbaum, Markku Simula

    First published in 1995, The Forest Certification Handbook has become the landmark book concerning all aspects of forest and wood product certification from policy to business to in-the-field technical issues. Yet since first publication an enormous amount has happened in the field. This new second…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

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