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  • Miscanthus for Bioenergy Production

    Crop Production, Utilization and Climate Change Mitigation, 1st Edition

    By Michael B. Jones

    Miscanthus has been enthusiastically promoted as a second generation biomass crop, and this book provides a comprehensive review of this knowledge. Miscanthus, also known as elephant grass, is a high yielding grass crop that grows over three metres tall, resembles bamboo and produces a crop every…

    Hardback – 2019-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Bioenergy

  • Greenland and the International Politics of a Changing Arctic

    Postcolonial Paradiplomacy between High and Low Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristian Søby Kristensen, Jon Rahbek-Clemmensen

    Greenland and the International Politics of a Changing Arctic examines the international politics of semi-independent Greenland in a changing and increasingly globalised Arctic. Without sovereign statehood, but with increased geopolitical importance, independent foreign policy ambitions, and a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Polar Regions

  • Nature Tourism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph S. Chen, Nina K. Prebensen

    In recent decades, the fast rise of emerging economies, like the BRICS nations, has propelled the growth of tourism worldwide. Meanwhile, a plethora of nature destinations has been developed to meet the diverse needs of the new wave of demand from emerging economies and to entice…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

  • Institutional Capacity for Climate Change Response

    A New Approach to Climate Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Theresa Birgitta Brønnum Scavenius, Steve Rayner

    In a period of rapid climate change and climate governance failures, it is crucial to understand and address how effectively different political institutions can and should react to climate change. The term 'institutional response capacity' can be defined as a measurement for how effective…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • A Climate of Risk

    Precautionary Principles, Catastrophes, and Climate Change, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Hartzell-Nichols

    We are living in a climate of risk. Our way of life imposes risks on ourselves and others. We are causing climatic changes that have the potential to change radically the conditions under which both we – the present generation – and future generations will live. While we are now quite certain that…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Organizing for Policy Influence

    Comparing Parties, Interest Groups, and Direct Action, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Farrer

    In this book, Benjamin Farrer explains how activists can influence the policies they care about, even when they are outnumbered and their issues are ignored. The solution lies in a surprising place: organizational choice. Different types of organizations will be more influential under particular…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Pathways for our Cities and Regions

    Planning within Planetary Boundaries, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Norman

    In an urbanizing world, the majority of people live in urban settlements predominantly on the coastal edge. Focus has historically been on people, place and the challenges and opportunities of living with global change, and academic attention has largely been on sustainability science or…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Sustainability Policy, Planning and Gentrification in Cities

    1st Edition

    By Susannah Bunce

    Sustainability Policy, Planning and Gentrification in Cities explores the growing convergences between urban sustainability policy, planning practices and gentrification in cities. Via a study of governmental policy and planning initiatives and informal, community-based forms of sustainability…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Canned Heat

    Ethics and Politics of Global Climate Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcello Di Paola, Gianfranco Pellegrino

    Climate change is a key challenge in the contemporary world. This volume studies climate change through many lenses: politics, law, ethics, philosophy, religion, and contemporary art and culture. The essays explore alternatives for sustainable development and highlight oft-overlooked issues, such…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14
    Routledge India
    Ethics, Human Rights and Global Political Thought

  • 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 – 2019-06-12
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Globalising the Climate

    COP21 and the climatisation of global debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan C Aykut, Jean Foyer, Edouard Morena

    Frequently presented as a historic last chance to set the world on a course to prevent catastrophic climate change, the 21st Conference of the Parties to the Climate convention (COP21) was a global summit of exceptional proportions. Bringing together negotiators, scientists, journalists and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

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