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  • Corporate Environmental Management, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    By John Darabaris

    Corporate Environmental Management, Second Edition, provides environmental industry executives, the investment community, and students a basis for measuring corporate environmental activities and standing. It offers a comprehensive understanding of the technical, cost, and regulatory issues that…

    Hardback – 2019-06-26
    CRC Press

  • Systems Thinking for Geoengineering Policy

    How to reduce the threat of dangerous climate change by embracing uncertainty and failure, 1st Edition

    By Robert Chris

    Even by the scientists most closely associated with it, geoengineering – the deliberate intervention in the climate at global scale to mitigate the effects of climate change – is perceived to be risky. For all its potential benefits, there are robust differences of opinion over the wisdom of such…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Rebuilding Fukushima

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mitsuo Yamakawa, Daisaku Yamamoto

    Five years after the one of the worst nuclear accidents in history, Fukushima now only occasionally headlines national and international media. However, the disaster is far from over, as evidenced by a hundred thousand people from Fukushima still in the state of evacuation, rising levels of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Comparing Environmental Risks

    Tools for Setting Government Priorities, 1st Edition

    By J. Clarence Davies

    The budgetary squeeze of the 1990s has made it obvious that the government cannot address every possible environmental problem. Comparative risk assessment (CRA) is increasingly advanced as the means for setting realistic priorities. RFF's Center for Risk Management commissioned background papers…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Disasters and the Small Dwelling

    Perspectives for the UN IDNDR, 1st Edition

    By Yasemin Aysan

    Edited by Ian Davis

    This book contains the proceeding of the conferences on Disasters and the Small Dwelling, held at Oxford in September 1990. The 26 papers cover recent experiences of post-disaster shelter and housing provision, review what has been achieved, what needs disseminating and implementing, and assesses…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Geoengineering our Climate?

    Ethics, Politics, and Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jason J. Blackstock, Sean Low

    If the detrimental impacts of human-induced climate change continue to mount, technologies for geoengineering our climate – i.e. deliberate modifying of the Earth's climate system at a large scale – are likely to receive ever greater attention from countries and societies worldwide.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Unravelling the Fukushima Disaster

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mitsuo Yamakawa, Daisaku Yamamoto

    The Fukushima disaster continues to appear in national newspapers when there is another leakage of radiation-contaminated water, evacuation designations are changed, or major compensation issues arise and so remains far from over. However, after five years, attention and research towards the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Assessing the Societal Implications of Emerging Technologies

    Anticipatory governance in practice, 1st Edition

    By Evan S. Michelson

    A growing problem of interest in the field of science and technology policy is that the next generation of innovations is arriving at an accelerating rate, and the governance system is struggling to catch up. Current approaches and institutions for effective technology assessment are ill suited and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Risk, Technology, and Moral Emotions

    1st Edition

    By Sabine Roeser

    Risks arising from technologies raise important ethical issues. Although technologies such as nanotechnology, biotechnology, ICT, and nuclear energy can improve human well-being, they may also convey risks for our well-being due to, for example, abuse, unintended side-effects, accidents, and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Cultural Histories, Memories and Extreme Weather

    A Historical Geography Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Georgina H. Endfield, Lucy Veale

    Extreme weather events, such as droughts, strong winds and storms, flash floods and extreme heat and cold, are among the most destructive yet fascinating aspects of climate variability. Historical records and memories charting the impacts and responses to such events are a crucial component of any…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • The Ethics of Climate Engineering

    Solar Radiation Management and Non-Ideal Justice, 1st Edition

    By Toby Svoboda

    This book analyzes major ethical issues surrounding the use of climate engineering, particularly solar radiation management (SRM) techniques, which have the potential to reduce some risks of anthropogenic climate change but also carry their own risks of harm and injustice. The book argues that we…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Democratizing Technology

    Risk, Responsibility and the Regulation of Chemicals, 1st Edition

    By Anne Chapman

    Democratizing Technology provides a much-needed fresh perspective on the regulation of chemicals, and an important contribution to green thinking about technology.Caroline Lucas, Green Party MEP. This book is an excellent critique of the current risk-based approach to technology. By exploring the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

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