Paperbacks Direct: Environment and Sustainability

  • Aesthetic Sustainability: Product Design and Sustainable Usage book cover

    Aesthetic Sustainability

    Product Design and Sustainable Usage, 1st Edition

    By Kristine H. Harper

    Why do we readily dispose of some things, whereas we keep and maintain others for years, despite their obvious wear and tear? Can a greater understanding of aesthetic value lead to a more strategic and sustainable approach to product design? Aesthetic Sustainability: Product Design and Sustainable…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Religion and Ecological Crisis: The “Lynn White Thesis” at Fifty book cover

    Religion and Ecological Crisis

    The “Lynn White Thesis” at Fifty, 1st Edition

    Edited by Todd LeVasseur, Anna Peterson

    In 1967, Lynn White, Jr.’s seminal article The Historical Roots of Our Ecologic Crisis was published, essentially establishing the academic study of religion and nature. White argues that religions—particularly Western Christianity—are a major cause of worldwide ecological crises. He then asserts…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Environment and Identity Politics in Colonial Africa: Fulani Migrations and Land Conflict book cover

    Environment and Identity Politics in Colonial Africa

    Fulani Migrations and Land Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Emmanuel Mbah

    Economic, political, and ethnic favoritism are common themes in the historiography of colonial Africa. Land ownership and control, and the abilities of the respective landscapes to sustain Africa’s growing population amidst the throes of climate change, have created recurrent identity crises…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Responding to Climate Change in Asian Cities: Governance for a more resilient urban future book cover

    Responding to Climate Change in Asian Cities

    Governance for a more resilient urban future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Diane Archer, Sarah Colenbrander, David Dodman

    The role of cities in addressing climate change is increasingly recognised in international arenas, including the Sustainable Development Goals, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, and the New Urban Agenda. Asia is home to many of the countries that are most vulnerable to climate change…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • How Power Shapes Energy Transitions in Southeast Asia: A complex governance challenge book cover

    How Power Shapes Energy Transitions in Southeast Asia

    A complex governance challenge, 1st Edition

    By Jens Marquardt

    An understanding of the role of energy-related governance systems and the conditions required for a shift towards renewables in developing countries is urgently needed in order to tap into the global potential of low-carbon development. Although renewable energy sources have become technically…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Environmental Communication Pedagogy and Practice book cover

    Environmental Communication Pedagogy and Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tema Milstein, Mairi Pileggi, Eric L Morgan

    Given the urgency of environmental problems, how we communicate about our ecological relations is crucial. Environmental Communication Pedagogy and Practice is concerned with ways to help learners effectively navigate and consciously contribute to the communication shaping our environmental present…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Transitions to Energy and Climate Security book cover

    Handbook of Transitions to Energy and Climate Security

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert E. Looney

    An original contribution to our understanding of a phenomenon that is reshaping the world, this title thoroughly discusses the transformation of the energy security policy arena brought on by two dramatic developments – the increased potential availability of energy in many parts of the world on…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Wonder, Value and God book cover

    Wonder, Value and God

    1st Edition

    By Robin Attfield

    This book relates the value present in the natural world and in human creativity to an underlying purpose which it traces in creation. It opens by invoking the wonder aroused by nature's value and celebrated by poets, and moves to a cosmic purpose as the best explanation of this value. Natural…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Low Carbon Resilient Development: Planning and implementation book cover

    The Political Economy of Low Carbon Resilient Development

    Planning and implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susannah Fisher, Neha Rai

    Over the last decade, policies and financing decisions aiming to support low carbon resilient development within the least developed countries have been implemented across several regions. Some governments are steered by international frameworks, such as the UN Framework Convention on Climate…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Policy Choice in Local Responses to Climate Change: A Comparison of Urban Strategies book cover

    Policy Choice in Local Responses to Climate Change

    A Comparison of Urban Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hubert Heinelt, Wolfram Lamping

    Since the 1990s ‘beliefs’, ‘ideas’ or ‘knowledge’ as well as processes of communicative interactions such as persuasion, argumentation and learning have received increasing attention in social science for the understanding of political changes. This book makes a significant contribution to this…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Educating for Sustainability in Japan: Fostering resilient communities after the triple disaster book cover

    Educating for Sustainability in Japan

    Fostering resilient communities after the triple disaster, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Singer, Tracey Gannon, Fumiko Noguchi, Yoko Mochizuki

    Educating for Sustainable Development (ESD) approaches are holistic and interdisciplinary, values-driven, participatory, multi-method, locally relevant and emphasize critical thinking and problem-solving. This book explains how ESD approaches work in the Japanese context; their effects on different…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Nineteenth-Century Energies: Literature, Technology, Culture book cover

    Nineteenth-Century Energies

    Literature, Technology, Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lynn Voskuil

    Nineteenth-Century Energies explores the idea of ‘energy’, a concept central to new directions in interdisciplinary studies today. It examines the cultural perceptions and uses of energy in the nineteenth century – both in terms of pure and applied science, and as an idea with widespread diffusion…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

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