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  • New Orleans and the Design Moment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jacob A. Wagner, Michael Frisch

    Following the disaster of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, people began to discuss and visualize the ways in which the urban structure of the city could be reorganized. Rather than defining the disaster recovery process as simply a matter of rebuilding the existing city, these voices called for a…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Institutions, Regulatory Styles, Society and Environmental Governance in China

    1st Edition

    By Carlos Wing-Hung Lo, Shui-Yan Tang

    During the past three decades of rapid industrial growth, China has suffered from devastating environmental degradation. Most scholarly and popular publications have painted a rather pessimistic picture about the worrisome trend. Yet a somewhat more optimistic view has emerged in the past decade…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Routledge

  • The Coming of Age of the Green Community

    My neighbourhood, my planet, 1st Edition

    By Erik Bichard

    People organising to protect their environment is not a new phenomenon, but the groups that have been pushing for environmental change since the 1970s have not convinced sufficient numbers make sustainable decisions or to lead sustainable lives. Governments have serially failed to do the job at the…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Economic Growth and Sustainable Housing

    an uneasy relationship, 1st Edition

    By Jin Xue

    Economic Growth and Sustainable Housing: An Uneasy Relationship critically discusses the possibilities of decoupling environmental degradation from economic growth. The author refutes the belief in combining perpetual economic growth with long-term environmental sustainability based on the premise…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • Governing Sustainable Urban Renewal

    Partnerships in Action, 1st Edition

    By Rory Shand

    Environmental and sustainability issues are currently stretched by economic concerns and policy areas such as housing and education are therefore needed more than ever to help regenerate the social and urban environment. Governing Sustainable Urban Renewal: Partnerships in Action uses detailed case…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Transport, Climate Change and the City

    1st Edition

    By Robin Hickman, David Banister

    Sustainable travel behaviours have long been sought after in cities around the world, particularly in industrialised countries, but also increasingly in the emerging cities of Asia, South America and Africa. Progress however appears difficult to make as the private car, still largely fuelled by…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge

  • Local Climate Change and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mohamed A. Salih

    Although the impacts of climate change are certainly global, its manifestations and subsequent consequences begin locally. Local Climate Change and Society examines how climate change has altered society’s relationship with the environment and particularly local communities to adapt to and mitigate…

    Paperback – 2014-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Acid Rain (Routledge Revivals)

    Rhetoric and Reality, 1st Edition

    By Chris C. Park

    This title, first published in 1987, provides an authoritative account of both the science and the politics of acid rain. Chris Park places the debates surrounding acid rain in context, and examines the full implications of scientific studies and the effects of acid rain on surface waters, soils…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • An Urban Politics of Climate Change

    Experimentation and the Governing of Socio-Technical Transitions, 1st Edition

    By Harriet A Bulkeley, Vanesa Castán Broto, Gareth A.S. Edwards

    The confluence of global climate change, growing levels of energy consumption and rapid urbanization has led the international policy community to regard urban responses to climate change as ‘an urgent agenda’ (World Bank 2010). The contribution of cities to rising levels of greenhouse gas…

    Paperback – 2014-10-20
    Routledge

  • Urban Sustainability in Theory and Practice

    Circles of sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Paul James

    Cities are home to the most consequential current attempts at human adaptation and they provide one possible focus for the flourishing of life on this planet. However, for this to be realized in more than an ad hoc way, a substantial rethinking of current approaches and practices needs to occur.…

    Paperback – 2014-10-07
    Routledge
    Advances in Urban Sustainability

  • Low Carbon Cities

    Transforming Urban Systems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steffen Lehmann

    Low Carbon Cities is a book for practitioners, students and scholars in architecture, urban planning and design. It features essays on ecologically sustainable cities by leading exponents of urban sustainability, case studies of the new directions low carbon cities might take and investigations of…

    Paperback – 2014-09-16
    Routledge
    Earthscan Series on Sustainable Design

  • Creating Regenerative Cities

    1st Edition

    By Herbert Girardet

    Large, modern cities have effectively declared their independence from nature. But while they take up only three percent of the world’s land surface, their ecological footprints actually cover the entire globe. Humanity is building an urban future, yet urban resource use is threatening the future…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge

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