Environmental Issues Products

  • Building Futures

    Managing energy in the built environment

    By Jane Powell, Jenn Monahan, Chris Foulds

    A reduction in the energy demand of buildings can make a major contribution to achieving national and international carbon reduction goals, in addition to addressing the interlinked issues of sustainable development, fuel poverty and fuel security. Despite improvements in thermal efficiency, the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge

  • High Energy Costs

    Assessing the Burden

    Edited by Hans H. Landsberg

    The two major concerns in the energy policy debate relate to economic efficiency and whether the price should indicate to each consumer the true cost to the economy of using more energy, and the second is that of economic equity where it is argued that energy is a basic necessity for survival and…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Public Policies for Environmental Protection

    Edited by Paul R. Portney

    Originally published in 1990, this study tracks the issues, progress and problems in environmental issues in the United States from the 1980’s. Improvements in air and water quality as well as regulation of hazardous waste and toxic substances has led to new policies such as the Superfund Act and a…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Food Wars

    The Global Battle for Mouths, Minds and Markets, 2nd Edition

    By Tim Lang, Michael Heasman

    In the ten years since publication of the first edition of Food Wars much has happened in the world of food policy. This new edition brings these developments fully up to date within the original analytical framework of competing paradigms or worldviews shaping the direction and…

    Paperback – 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

  • Rethinking the Federal Lands

    Edited by Sterling Brubaker

    The federal government is by far the largest landowner in the United States. It is somewhat of an anomaly for the federal government to hold vast acreages of land in an economy where the prevailing ideology favours private ownership. The Reagan administration’s (1981-1989) proposal to increase…

    Hardback – 2015-10-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • State Mineral Enterprises

    An Investigation into their Impact on International Mineral Markets

    By Marian Radetzki

    State ownership in mineral industries has increased massively from the 1950’s affecting the world mineral sector greatly. Originally published in 1985, this study analyses the effects this had on the international market covering topics such as state takeovers of mineral firms, price stabilisation…

    Hardback – 2015-10-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Civic Engagement in Food System Governance

    A comparative perspective of American and British local food movements

    By Alan R. Hunt

    The local food movement is one of the most active of current civil engagement social movements. This work presents primary evidence from over 900 documents, interviews, and participant observations, and provides the first descriptive history of local food movement national policy achievements in…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • A Vision for the U.S. Forest Servive

    Goals for Its Next Century

    Edited by Roger A. Sedjo

    Originally published in 2000, this title is a collection of engaging, nontechnical contributions of scholars, policymakers, and forestry officials providing broad reflections on the agency’s past and future, contemporary perspectives about the use and stewardship of public lands, and insightful…

    Hardback – 2015-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ecological Modeling

    In a Resource Management Framework

    Edited by Clifford S. Russell

    This volume, originally published in 1975, grew out of Resources for the Future’s involvement as a consultant to the Marine Ecosystem Analysis programme management within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency. Here, researchers look at the state of the art in aquatic ecological modelling in a…

    Hardback – 2015-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Energy, Foresight and Strategy

    Edited by Thomas J. Sargent

    The essays in Energy, Foresight and Strategy apply rational expectation theory to various energy markets with the intention of discussing issues relevant to analysis and decision making in the whole of the energy field. Originally published in 1985, issues explored include oil exportation, energy…

    Hardback – 2015-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Drinking Water: A Socio-economic Analysis of Historical and Societal Variation

    By Mark Harvey

    In this fascinating and challenging work, the author analyses the way water for drinking is produced, distributed, owned, acquired, and consumed in contrasting ways in different settings. From the taken-for-granted, all-purpose water, flowing out of taps in advanced economies to extreme…

    Hardback – 2015-10-12 
    Routledge

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