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  • Productivity Effects of Cropland Erosion in the United States

    By Pierre R. Crosson

    In the 1970’s, agriculture in the United States seemed to be booming. With an extra demand for crops, extra acres were taken on to increase production which was predicted to increase further with an ever-growing population. However, concerns were beginning to be raised over the adequacy of land for…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Human Rights Approaches to Climate Change

    Challenges and Opportunities

    By Sumudu Atapattu

    Despite the clear link between climate change and human rights with the potential for virtually all protected rights to be undermined as a result of climate change, its catastrophic impact on human beings was not really understood as a human rights issue until recently. This book examines the link…

    Hardback – 2015-10-27 
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    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Ports and the Environment

    Maritime Policy and Management

    Edited by Meifeng Luo, Tsz Leung Yip

    Ports are a vital part of the global economy, connecting the world through maritime transport networks, promoting international trade, and supporting global economic growth. However, port communities are increasingly concerned about the local environmental problems associated with air pollution…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge

  • The Environment, Climate Change, and Governance in China

    Edited by Eva Sternfeld

    This four volume collection of selected works examines the political, social and economic aspects of the interaction between Chinese society and the natural environment from past to present as well as future challenges. Volume 1 and 2 are dedicated to China’s environmental history and the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-25 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Environment

  • Routledge Handbook of Forest Ecology

    Edited by Kelvin S.-H. Peh, Richard T. Corlett, Yves Bergeron

    This comprehensive handbook provides a unique resource covering all aspects of forest ecology from a global perspective. It covers both natural and managed forests, from boreal, temperate, sub-tropical and tropical regions of the world. The book is divided into seven parts, each with an editorial…

    Hardback – 2015-10-12 
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  • The Two Degrees Dangerous Limit for Climate Change

    Public Understanding and Decision Making

    By Christopher Shaw

    This book is about the history, present and future of one the most important policy ideas of the modern era – that there is a single, global dangerous amount of climate change. That dangerous amount of climate change is imagined as two degrees centigrade of global warming above the pre-industrial…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08 
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    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Greenhouse Warming

    Abatement and Adaptation

    Edited by Norman J. Rosenberg, William E. Easterling III, Pierre R. Crosson, Joel Darmstadter

    Originally published in 1989, Greenhouse Warming combines papers presented at a workshop held in 1987 to discuss climate change. This study identifies ways that climate impacts upon agriculture, forestry and water resources in order to advise on safeguarding against drought, flood and extreme cold…

    Hardback – 2015-10-07 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Economics of Managing Chlorofluorocarbons

    Stratospheric Ozone and Climate Issues

    Edited by John H. Cumberland, James R. Hibbs, Irving Hoch

    Chlorofluorocarbons are known to be effective spray can propellants, solvents and refrigerators and were often used in deodorants, refrigerators and other goods. However, it was not known at the beginning of their use, the complex reaction that CFCs have on the earth’s climate. Originally published…

    Hardback – 2015-10-04 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Public Regulation of Site Selection for Nuclear Power Plants

    Present Procedures and Reform Proposals — An Annotated Bibliography

    By Ernest D. Klema, Robert L. West

    Public regulation of site-selection for nuclear power plants is woven into the fabric of the distinctively-American experience in exercising government control over privately-owned public utilities. Originally published in 1977, the authors have identified the various dimensions of public concern…

    Hardback – 2015-10-04 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Global Development and the Environment

    Perspectives on Sustainability

    Edited by Joel Darmstadter

    In preparation for the United Nation’s Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992, this study aimed to detail enduring environmental issues that might or might not have been considered at the conference. Originally published earlier that year, Global Development and…

    Hardback – 2015-10-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Mountain Movers

    Mining, Sustainability and the Agents of Change

    By Daniel M. Franks

    The products of mining are everywhere – if it wasn’t grown, it was mined or drilled. But the mining industry has a chequered past. Pollution, human rights abuses, and corruption have tarnished the reputation of the industry across the globe. Over a decade ago the major mining companies embraced the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Autonomous Nature

    Problems of Prediction and Control From Ancient Times to the Scientific Revolution

    By Carolyn Merchant

    Autonomous Nature investigates the history of nature as an active, often unruly force in tension with nature as a rational, logical order from ancient times to the Scientific Revolution of the seventeenth century. Along with subsequent advances in mechanics, hydrodynamics, thermodynamics, and…

    Paperback – 2015-09-27 
    Routledge

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