Paperbacks Direct: Environment and Sustainability

  • Local Action on Climate Change: Opportunities and Constraints book cover

    Local Action on Climate Change

    Opportunities and Constraints, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susie Moloney, Hartmut Fünfgeld, Mikael Granberg

    There is growing interest in analysing the role and effectiveness of the local scale in responding to the global challenge of climate change. However, while accounts of urban climate change governance are growing, there is now a real need for further conceptual and empirical work to better…

    Paperback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge

  • Agribusiness and the Neoliberal Food System in Brazil: Frontiers and Fissures of Agro-neoliberalism book cover

    Agribusiness and the Neoliberal Food System in Brazil

    Frontiers and Fissures of Agro-neoliberalism, 1st Edition

    By Antonio Augusto Rossotto Ioris

    Due to new production areas and persistent productivity gains, Brazil has consolidated its position as a global leader and even as a ‘model’ of commercial, integrated crop production. The country is now seen as an agricultural powerhouse that has a lot to offer in terms of reducing the prospect of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge

  • Sustainability in the Gulf: Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Sustainability in the Gulf

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elie Azar, Mohamed Abdel Raouf

    Sustainability is a topic of great interest today, particularly for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, which have witnessed very rapid economic and demographic growth over the past decade. The observed growth has led to unsustainable consumption patterns of vital resources such as water,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge

  • The Social Challenges and Opportunities of Low Carbon Development book cover

    The Social Challenges and Opportunities of Low Carbon Development

    1st Edition

    By Johan Nordensvärd

    This book explores the social implications and challenges of low-carbon development. The argument of the book is that a broad understanding of low-carbon development is essential for mitigating climate change and enabling development in a carbon-constrained world, but there are risks that…

    Paperback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge

  • Three Cultural Ecologies book cover

    Three Cultural Ecologies

    1st Edition

    By David Leatherbarrow, Richard Wesley

    Three Cultural Ecologies reverses common conceptions of modern architecture. It reveals how selected works of two modern architects, Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright, embraced environmental and cultural conditions as reciprocal and complementary. A basic premise of this book’s arguments is that…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18 
    Routledge

  • Restructuring Capitalism: Materialism and Spiritualism in Business book cover

    Restructuring Capitalism

    Materialism and Spiritualism in Business, 1st Edition

    By Rogene Buchholz

    The main theme of this book is that, within contemporary capitalist societies a materialist outlook informed by science has triumphed creating the lack of a spiritual dimension to give meaning and purpose to the activities that are necessary for a capitalist society to function effectively.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Global Water Ethics: Towards a global ethics charter book cover

    Global Water Ethics

    Towards a global ethics charter, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rafael Ziegler, David Groenfeldt

    Scholarly interest in water ethics is increasing, motivated by the urgency of climate change, water scarcity, privatization and conflicts over water resources. Water ethics can provide both conceptual perspectives and practical methodologies for identifying outcomes which are…

    Paperback – 2019-04-03 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Education for Sustainable Development: What was achieved in the DESD? book cover

    Education for Sustainable Development

    What was achieved in the DESD?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Firth, Maggie Smith

    To integrate the principles, values, and practices of sustainable development into all aspects of education and learning was the overarching goal of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014). This, it was believed, would ‘save the planet’, encouraging behaviour changes to…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Asking the Earth: Farms, Forestry and Survival in India book cover

    Asking the Earth

    Farms, Forestry and Survival in India, 1st Edition

    By Winin Pereira, Jeremy Seabrook

    The need to produce food without the destructive chemical horrors of much modern farming, for an intelligent use of dwindling natural resources and for humane forms of production is universal, the practice is limited. This book is an account of one, large, instance of success in practice.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Saving the Seed: Genetic diversity and European agriculture book cover

    Saving the Seed

    Genetic diversity and European agriculture, 1st Edition

    By Renee Vellve

    Genetic diversity is essential to the security of agriculture. Without the availability of a wide range of plant varieties and the genetic resources they contain, crops cannot adapt to combat the ever-changing threats of pests, diseases and climatic change. Yet, with the increasing…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • No Timber Without Trees: Sustainability in the tropical forest book cover

    No Timber Without Trees

    Sustainability in the tropical forest, 1st Edition

    By Duncan Poore

    Much of the world's tropical timber is still supplied from natural forest, but under current systems of management the forests are rapidly becoming exhausted. Unless management practices change to become genuinely sustainable, neither the forests nor the essential contribution of the timber…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Plantation Politics: Forest plantations in development book cover

    Plantation Politics

    Forest plantations in development, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Sargent, Stephen Bass

    Plantations are playing an increasingly important part in the development and the economies of the South. Plantation Politics is the first book to examine their rationale and purpose, exposing the misconceptions and myths that have surrounded their role, and describing the contribution they can…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

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