Environmental Management Products

  • Sustainability in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

    Edited by Anik Bhaduri, Claudia Ringler, Ines Dombrowsky, Rabi Mohtar, Waltina Scheumann

    It is beyond doubt that the interconnectedness between food, energy, water security and environmental sustainability exists and is getting amplified with increased globalization. It has been recognized that efforts to address only one part of a systemic problem by neglecting other inherently…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • The Politics of Fresh Water

    Access, conflict and identity

    Edited by Catherine M. Ashcraft, Tamar Mayer

    Water scarcity is not simply the result of what nature has to offer but always involves power relations and political decisions. This volume discusses the politics of the freshwater crisis, specifically how access to water is determined in different regions and historical periods, how conflict is…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • The New Power Politics of Global Climate Governance

    Edited by Maximilian Terhalle, Charlotte Streck

    This book is based on the assumption that great powers determine global politics and, in this instance, environmental politics. It addresses the approaches of both established and rising powers and their implications for the advancement of international climate negotiations. The new introduction…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Participatory Action Research in Natural Resource Management

    A Critque of the Method Based on Five Years' Experience in the Transamozonica Region of Brazil

    By Christian Castellanet, Carl F. Jordan

    This work evaluates the merits of a widely-used approach to natural resource management, participatory action research (PAR), an approach to resource management that strives to link researchers with farmers and other local residents whose lives are effected by long-range conservation programmes.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Solar Farms

    The Earthcan Expert Guide to Design and Construction of Utility-scale Photovoltaic Systems

    By Susan Neill, Geoff Stapleton, Christopher Martell

    The market and policy impetus to install increasingly large-scale solar systems, or solar farms (sometimes known as solar parks or ranches), has seen products and applications develop ahead of the collective industry knowledge and experience. Recently however the market has matured and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Expert

  • Sustainable Forest Management

    From Principles to Practice

    Edited by John Innes, Anna Tikina

    Sustainable Forest Management provides the necessary material to educate students about forestry and the contemporary role of forests in ecosystems and society. This comprehensive textbook on the concept and practice of sustainable forest management sets the standard for practice…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Economics and the Environment

    A Materials Balance Approach

    By Allen V. Kneese, Robert U. Ayres, Ralph C. d'Arge

    This monograph length report, first published in 1970, originated from a program of research at Resources for the Future that dealt with the management of residuals and of environmental quality. It presents some of the broad concepts that the program was based on and represents the effort to break…

    Paperback – 2016-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Water Politics and Spiritual Ecology

    Custom, environmental governance and development

    By Lisa Palmer

    As water resources diminish with increasing population and economic pressures as well as global climate change, this book addresses a subject of ever increasing local and global importance. In many areas water is not only a vital resource but is also endowed with an agency and power that connects…

    Paperback – 2016-11-24 
    Routledge

  • Food Production and Nature Conservation

    Conflicts and Solutions

    Edited by Iain J. Gordon, Herbert H.T. Prins, Geoff R. Squire

    Feeding the world's growing human population is increasingly challenging, especially as more people adopt a western diet and lifestyle. Doing so without causing damage to nature poses an even greater challenge. This book argues that in order to create a sustainable food supply whilst conserving…

    Paperback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Environmental Management

    Critical thinking and emerging practices

    By Peter Mulvihill, S. Harris Ali

    The field of Environmental Management (EM) involves a broad and evolving repertoire of practices. The field originated around 1970 in response to new policy, regulation and public concern about environmental issues. EM has undergone many changes and improvements since then, progressing from a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Law and the Management of Disasters

    The Challenge of Resilience

    Edited by Alexia Herwig, Marta Simoncini

    Disasters raise serious challenges for contemporary legal orders: they demand significant management, but usually amidst massive disruption to the normal functioning of state authority and society. When dealing with disasters, law has traditionally focused on contingency planning and recovery. More…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

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