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  • Sustainable Diets

    How Ecological Nutrition can Transform Consumption and the Food System

    By Pamela Mason, Tim Lang

    How can huge populations be fed sustainably – healthily, equitably and affordably while maintaining ecosystems on which humanity depends? The evidence on diet’s impact on public health and the environment has grown in recent decades, yet changing food supply, consumer habits and economic…

    Paperback – 2017-03-24 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Development Policy

    A European Perspective

    Edited by Michael Von Hauff, Claudia Kuhnke

    Sustainable Development Policy: A European Perspective uses a variety of multidisciplinary perspectives to explore the ways in which sustainable infrastructures can play a more prominent and effective role in international development policy. Building on a solid introduction to sustainability and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge

  • Using Economic Incentives to Regulate Toxic Substances

    By Molly K. Macauley, Michael D. Bowes, Karen L. Palmer

    Using case studies, the authors evaluate the potential attractiveness of incentive-based policies for the regulation of four specific toxic substances: chlorinated solvents, formaldehyde, cadmium, and brominated flame retardants. Originally published in 1992, the authors provide a compelling…

    Paperback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Forest Policy for the Future

    Conflict, Compromise, Consensus

    Edited by Marion Clawson

    The use and management of forests in the United States, especially the public owned ones, have been the focus of considerable controversy. First published in 1974, this volume, a collection of papers originally delivered at the RFF Forest Policy Forum, explores alternative forest management…

    Paperback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Water Reuse Policies for Potable Use

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Choon Nam Ong

    The book focuses on policy issues around urban water reuse for potable use in cities in the developed and the developing world. Topics analysed include legal and regulatory frameworks, health and environment considerations, technological development and public perceptions, participation and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Sustainable Surfing

    Edited by Gregory Borne, Jess Ponting

    Whilst being an ambiguous and contested concept, sustainability has become one of the 21st century’s most pervasive ideas, as humanity’s increasing impact on the environment, as well as increasing social and economic inequalities, have local and global consequences. Surfing is a globally recognised…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge

  • Economics and Episodic Disease

    The Benefits of Preventing a Giardiasis Outbreak

    By Winston Harrington, Alan J. Krupnick, Walter O. Spofford Jr.

    Originally published in 1991, this study uses the 1983 outbreak of Giardiasis in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania as a case study to explore the social costs of waterborne illnesses to a community. With over 6,000 people affected in that particular case, Economics and Episodic Disease emphasises the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Global Ecopolitics Revisited

    Towards a complex governance of global environmental problems

    By Philippe Le Prestre

    Faced with worsening environmental indicators, cooperation hurdles, and the limited effectiveness of current institutions, reforming international environmental governance has proven elusive, despite various diplomatic initiatives at the UN level over the last two decades. Overcoming the current…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge

  • Imagining Sustainability

    Creative urban environmental governance in Chicago and Melbourne

    By Julie L Cidell

    Cities, rather than nations, have become the key sites for enacting environmental policies. This is due to the combination of growing urban populations and increased action on the part of local governments (generally attributed to national governments’ failure to act on climate change). Imagining…

    Hardback – 2017-03-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • Inland Waterway Transportation

    Studies in Public and Private Management and Investment Decisions

    By Charles W. Howe, Joseph L. Carroll, Arthur P. Hurter, Jr., William J. Leininger, Steven G. Ramsey, Nancy L. Schwartz, Eugene Silberberg, Robert M. Steinberg

    Inland Waterway Transportation explores how tools of economic analysis can improve the efficiency of both public and private investment in inland waterway transportation. Originally published in 1969, this study investigates how waterway transportation has been affected by public operating policy,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Suburban Apartment Boom

    Case Study of a Land Use Problem

    By Max Neutze

    With an increase in urban crises arising from a growing population and rising affluence, and the inadequacy of conventional theories to predict the future states of the environment, Resources for the Future laid out a series of studies on the resource base of the urban environment. Originally…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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