Planning and Sustainability Products

  • Planning After Petroleum

    Preparing Cities for the Age Beyond Oil, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jago Dodson, Neil Sipe, Anitra Nelson

    The past decade has been one of the most volatile periods in global petroleum markets in living memory, and future oil supply security and price levels remain highly uncertain. This poses many questions for the professional activities of planners and urbanists because contemporary cities are highly…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Agriculture

    A Rural Design Guide, 1st Edition

    By Dewey Thorbeck

    Architecture and Agriculture: A Rural Design Guide presents architectural guidelines for buildings designed and constructed in rural landscapes by emphasizing their connections with function, culture, climate, and place. Following on from the author’s first book Rural Design, the book discusses in…

    Paperback – 2016-09-08
    Routledge

  • Constructed Wetlands and Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    By Gary Austin, Kongjian Yu

    This book explains how with careful planning and design, the functions and performance of constructed wetlands can provide a huge range of benefits to humans and the environment. It documents the current designs and specifications for free water surface wetlands, horizontal and vertical subsurface…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Corporate Environmental Management 3

    Towards Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Welford

    This third book in the Corporate Environmental Management series examines the sorts of strategies that companies can put into place to make their performance more consistent with the concept and practice of sustainable development whilst taking into account the impacts of free trade and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Environmental Management Set

  • Water Policy and Management in Spain

    1st Edition

    Edited by Francisco González-Gómez, Miguel A. García-Rubio, Jorge Guardiola

    Spain is facing an increasingly difficult situation in terms of water stress. This is an issue that is due mostly to poor management practices in all sectors. Large amounts of water have been used for agricultural purposes at very low prices for too long; there is an uncontrolled use of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Water Resources and Decision-Making Systems

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Kevin Parris

    Water data and information are essential to support efforts to understand, manage, allocate, utilize and protect water resources. The linkages between Water Information Systems and needs of decision makers are complex, but can be encapsulated in a Driving Force (Policy Needs) – Monitoring – Data…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Sustainability Assessment

    Applications and opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Gibson

    Current and expanding human activities are moving us towards ever deeper unsustainability. While there is no single, simple means of reversing the invidious biophysical trends and redirecting the distribution of benefits, one necessary step is to approach every new and renewed undertaking as an…

    Paperback – 2016-08-25
    Routledge

  • Planning Across Borders in a Climate of Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Steele, Tooran Alizadeh, Leila Eslami-Andargoli, Silvia Serrao-Neumann

    The fixity or mobility of borders are key themes within the border studies literature and have useful critical application to urban and environmental planning through theory, pedagogy and practice. This offers potential for transformative change through the processes of re-bordering and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Trade, Globalization and Sustainability Impact Assessment

    A Critical Look at Methods and Outcomes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Ekins, Tancrede Voituriez

    Trade liberalization, as promoted by the World Trade Organization (WTO), has become one of the dominant drivers and most controversial aspects of globalization. Trade sustainability impact assessments (SIAs) were introduced as a means of generating better understanding especially of the social and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge

  • Water Management and Climate Change

    Dealing with Uncertainties, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas, Avinash Tyagi

    To plan successfully and manage the increased uncertainties posed by likely future climate change, knowledge needs to advance much more for the water profession beyond what it is now available. Meeting these challenges does not depend exclusively on advances in climatological-hydrologic models.…

    Paperback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Pragmatic Sustainability

    Dispositions for Critical Adaptation, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Steven A. Moore

     This second edition of Pragmatic Sustainability proposes a pragmatic, discursive and pluralistic approach to thinking about sustainability.. Rather than suggesting a single solution to the problem of how to live sustainably, this collection discusses broader approaches to social and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-04
    Routledge

  • Planning Sustainable Cities

    An infrastructure-based approach, 1st Edition

    By Spiro N. Pollalis

    Planning Sustainable Cities: An infrastructure-based approach provides an analytical framework for urban sustainability, focusing on the services and performance of infrastructure systems. The book approaches infrastructure as a series of systems that function in synergy and are directly linked…

    Hardback – 2016-06-24
    Routledge

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