Environmental Policy Products

  • Innovation, Regional Development and the Life Sciences

    Beyond clusters

    By Kean Birch

    The life sciences is an industrial sector that covers the development of biological products and the use of biological processes in the production of goods, services and energy. This sector is frequently presented as a major opportunity for policy-makers to upgrade and renew regional economies,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05 
    Regions and Cities

  • Environments, Risks and Health

    Social Perspectives

    By John Eyles, Baxter Jamie

    Much of the scientific work on environmental health research has come from the clinical and biophysical sciences. Yet contributions are being made from the social sciences with respect to economic change, distributional equities, political will, public perceptions and the social geographical…

    Hardback – 2016-08-29 
    Geographies of Health Series

  • Effects-Based Planning

    By Hamish Rennie

    Developed in New Zealand, 'effects-based planning' is an approach which meets neo-liberal needs of freeing up the market in using environmental resources, while also providing unprecedented levels of public participation in environmental decision-making, a focus on environmental sustainability, and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Development

    Edited by John Carstensen

    Climate change is real and it is man-made. We have put so many greenhouse gas pollutants into the atmosphere that we will see significant and long-term change that we need to adapt and adjust to. It is important for development practitioners to understand these impacts and the challenge of how and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-25 

  • Legal Frameworks for Transparency in Water Utilities Regulation

    A comparative perspective

    By Mohamad Mova Al'Afghani

    Transparency in the regulation of water utilities is essential in order to ensure quality and fairness. This book explores and compares different regulatory arrangements in the water utilities sectors in three jurisdictions to determine which regulatory and ownership model is most transparent and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-24 
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Waste Matters

    Urban margins in contemporary literature

    By Sarah K. Harrison

    How do those pushed to the margins survive in contemporary cities? What role do they play in today’s increasingly complex urban ecosystems? Faced with stark disparities in human and environmental wellbeing, what form might more equitable cities take? Waste Matters argues that contemporary…

    Hardback – 2016-08-24 
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • How Effective Negotiation Management Promotes Multilateral Cooperation

    The power of process in climate, trade, and biosafety negotiations

    By Kai Monheim

    Multilateral negotiations on worldwide challenges have grown in importance with rising global interdependence. Yet, they have recently proven slow to address these challenges successfully. This book discusses the questions which have arisen from the highly varying results of recent…

    Paperback – 2016-08-24 
    Routledge Research in Global Environmental Governance

  • Waste Prevention Policy and Behaviour

    New Approaches to Reducing Waste Generation and its Environmental Impacts

    By Ana Paula Bortoleto

    As prosperity levels rise, so too does the number of products and services being consumed. For policy makers in waste management facing a growing challenge, it is vital to understand the complex relationship between waste prevention policies and individual behaviour regarding waste generation. This…

    Paperback – 2016-08-24 
    Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

  • Sustainability Assessment

    Applications and opportunities

    Edited by Robert Gibson

    Current and expanding human activities are moving us towards ever deeper unsustainability. While there is no single, simple means of reversing the invidious biophysical trends and redirecting the distribution of benefits, one necessary step is to approach every new and renewed undertaking as an…

    Paperback – 2016-08-23 

  • The Ganges River Basin

    Status and Challenges in Water, Environment and Livelihoods

    Edited by Luna Bharati, Bharat R. Sharma, Vladimir Smakhtin

    The Ganges is one of the most complex yet fascinating river systems in the world. The basin is characterized by a high degree of heterogeneity from climatic, hydrological, geomorphological, cultural, environmental and socio-economic perspectives. More than 500 million people are directly or…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23 
    Earthscan Series on Major River Basins of the World

  • Cities and Sustainability

    A new approach

    By Daniel Hoornweg

    Cities are the most likely actors to design and bring about lasting sustainability. An agreement among the world’s larger cities is possible, and likely a necessary but insufficient condition to achieve sustainable development. Cities and Sustainability explores the ways in which cities are both…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23 
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • The Social Challenges and Opportunities of Low Carbon Development

    By Johan Nordensvärd

    This book explores the social implications and challenges of low carbon and addresses how low carbon development can be realized while also achieving poverty reduction and social justice. Low carbon development is essential for mitigating climate change and enabling development in a carbon…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge Studies in Low Carbon Development

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