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  • Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Troy Sternberg

    Climate hazards are the world’s most widespread, deadliest and costliest natural disasters. Knowledge of climate hazard dynamics is critical since the impacts of climate change, population growth, development projects and migration affect both the impact and severity of disasters. Current global…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Drip Irrigation for Agriculture

    Untold Stories of Efficiency, Innovation and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jean-Philippe Venot, Marcel Kuper, Margreet Zwarteveen

    Initially associated with hi-tech irrigated agriculture, drip irrigation is now being used by a much wider range of farmers in emerging and developing countries. This book documents the enthusiasm, spread and use of drip irrigation systems by smallholders but also some disappointments and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • Carbon Footprints as Cultural-Ecological Metaphors

    1st Edition

    By Anita Girvan

    Through an examination of carbon footprint metaphors, this books demonstrates the ways in which climate change and other ecological issues are culturally and materially constituted through metaphor. The carbon footprint metaphor has achieved a ubiquitous presence in Anglo-North American public…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Revival: Biological Effects of Low Level Exposures to Chemical and Radiation (1992)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Edward J. Calabrese

    This book features papers presented at a workshop discussing current knowledge about the biological effects of low level exposures (BELLE). The book is designed to help establish a scientific base for future BELLE initiatives and is focused on the issue of the toxicological implications of…

    Paperback – 2019-02-20
    CRC Press
    CRC Press Revivals

  • The Politics of Fresh Water

    Access, conflict and identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine M. Ashcraft, Tamar Mayer

    Water scarcity is not simply the result of what nature has to offer but always involves power relations and political decisions. This volume discusses the politics of the freshwater crisis, specifically how access to water is determined in different regions and historical periods, how conflict is…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Water and Rural Communities

    Local Politics, Meaning and Place, 1st Edition

    By Lia Bryant, with Jodie George

    The overall theme of this book concerns the multiplicity and complexities of discursive constructions of water in Western economies in relation to irrigation communities. The authors argue that the politics of place is given meaning in relation to local knowledges and within multiple and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Data, Models and Analysis

    The Highest Impact Articles in 'Atmosphere-Ocean', 1st Edition

    Edited by Guoqi Han, Hai Lin, Douw Steyn

    This volume contains the ten most cited articles that have appeared in the journal Atmosphere-Ocean since 1995. These articles cover a wide range of topics in meteorology, climatology and oceanography. Modelling work is represented in five papers, covering global climate model development; a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods

    An Integrated Watershed Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Feras Ziadat

    The research presented in this book demonstrates how an integrated ‘systems’ approach to farming in the watershed context increases the effectiveness of a production system and improves people’s livelihoods. It takes an integrated approach, using one watershed in Ethiopia as a ‘laboratory…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Climate Adaptation Policy and Evidence

    Understanding the Tensions between Politics and Expertise in Public Policy, 1st Edition

    By Peter Tangney

    Evidence-based policymaking is often promoted within liberal democracies as the best means for government to balance political values with technical considerations. Under the evidence-based mandate, both experts and non-experts often assume that policy problems are sufficiently tractable and that…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Rainfall-Induced Soil Slope Failure

    Stability Analysis and Probabilistic Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Lulu Zhang, Jinhui Li, Xu Li, Jie Zhang, Hong Zhu

    Rainfall-induced landslides are common around the world. With global climate change, their frequency is increasing and the consequences are becoming greater. Previous studies assess them mostly from the perspective of a single discipline—correlating landslides with rainstorms, geomorphology and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    CRC Press

  • 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
    Routledge

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