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  • A Political Economy of Attention, Mindfulness and Sustainable Consumption

    The Mindful Commons

    By Peter Doran

    Advertising, the mass media, technological advances in social media and celebrity culture have come to mediate our popular self-understanding and how we relate to notions of self in a profound way. There is an increasing recognition that ‘attention deficit’ is the price individuals now pay for…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Workers and Trade Unions for Climate Solidarity

    Tackling climate change in a neoliberal world

    By Paul Hampton

    This book is a theoretically rich and empirically grounded account of UK trade union engagement with climate change over the last three decades. It offers a rigorous critique of the mainstream neoliberal and ecological modernisation approaches, extending the concepts of Marxist social and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-27 
    Routledge Studies in Climate, Work and Society

  • Climate Change and the Oceanic Carbon Cycle

    Variables and Consequences

    Edited by Isabel Ferrera

    This valuable compendium provides an overview of the variables and consequences of oceanic carbon cycling in the context of climate change. The chapters highlight the importance of marine plankton in carbon processing as well as the effects of rising CO2 and temperature in their functioning.…

    Hardback – 2016-10-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Urban Land Use

    Community-Based Planning

    Edited by Kimberly Etingoff

    This compendium volume, Urban Land Use: Community-Based Planning, covers a range of land use planning and community engagement issues. Part I explores the connections between land use decisions and consequences for urban residents, particularly in the areas of health and health equity. The chapters…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • The Ethics and Politics of Environmental Cost-Benefit Analysis

    By Karine Nyborg

    Putting a price tag on the environment is controversial. This book discusses ethical and political aspects of environmental cost-benefit analysis: why controversies must be expected, why they should be taken seriously, and how they can be handled in practice. Cost-benefit analysis is commonly…

    Paperback – 2016-09-22 
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

  • Creating Sustainable Bioeconomies

    The bioscience revolution in Europe and Africa

    Edited by Ivar Virgin, E. Jane Morris

    The growing global demand for food, feed and bio-based renewable material is changing the conditions for agricultural production worldwide. At the same time, revolutionary achievements in the field of biosciences are contributing to a transition whereby bio-based alternatives for energy and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05 
    Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

  • The Ethical Underpinnings of Climate Economics

    Edited by Adrian Walsh, Sade Hormio, Duncan Purves

    Despite their obvious importance, the ethical implications of climate change are often neglected in economic evaluations of mitigation and adaptation policies. Economic climate models provide estimates of the value of mitigation benefits, provide understanding of the costs of reducing emissions,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Water Poverty

    The Next “Oil” Crisis

    By Shirley J. Hansen

    A water crisis on our immediate horizon is destined to hurt, even kill, millions of children, and the window of opportunity to do something about it is rapidly closing. There is, however, a glimmer of hope that could turn into rays of sunshine. Water is a commodity, and we have just come through…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30 
    Fairmont Press

  • Shared Governance for Sustainable Working Landscapes

    By Timothy M. Gieseke

    Sustaining our agricultural landscapes is no longer just a technical, scientific or even political problem, but it has evolved into a socially complex, so-called wicked problem of conflicting social governance and economics. This creates an extreme economic obstacle where the value of ecosystem…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    CRC Press

  • Beyond Reductionism

    A Passion for Interdisciplinarity

    Edited by Katharine Farrell, Tommaso Luzzati, Sybille van den Hove

    This is a book about the work of scientists in the era of the Anthropocene: where human beings appear to have become a driving force in the evolution of the planet. It is a diverse collection of empirical, methodological and theoretical chapters concerned with the practice of interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

  • Sustainable Cities

    Urban Planning Challenges and Policy

    Edited by Kimberly Etingoff

    Two trends come together in the world’s cities to make urban sustainability a critical issue today. First, greater and greater numbers of people are living in urban areas—and are projected to do so for the foreseeable future. Additionally, cities contribute to climate change in a significant way…

    Hardback – 2016-07-08
    Apple Academic Press

  • The Economics of Biofuels

    The impact of EU bioenergy policy on agricultural markets and land grabbing in Africa

    By Stefania Bracco

    Biofuels are a renewable source of energy used mainly for transportation. They link together food, energy and natural resources sectors, and involve ecological, social and inequality issues. They are an emblematic example of the interactions between economic, environmental, social and political…

    Hardback – 2016-06-21
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

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