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  • Values in Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jack Appleton

    To enhance sustainable development research and practice the values of the researchers, project managers and participants must first be made explicit. Values in Sustainable Development introduces and compares worldviews and values from multiple countries and perspectives, providing a survey of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Carbon Conflicts and Forest Landscapes in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones

    Amidst the pressing challenges of global climate change, the last decade has seen a wave of forest carbon projects across the world, designed to conserve and enhance forest carbon stocks in order to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation and offset emissions elsewhere. Exploring a set of new…

    Paperback – 2015-06-02
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Communicating Environmental Patriotism

    A Rhetorical History of the American Environmental Movement, 1st Edition

    By Anne Marie Todd

    Environmental patriotism, the belief that the national environment defines a country’s greatness, is a significant strand in twentieth century American environmentalism. This book is the first to explore the history of environmental patriotism in America through the intriguing stories of…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Political Ecologies of Meat

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jody Emel, Harvey Neo

    Livestock production worldwide is increasing rapidly, in part due to economic growth and demand for meat in industrializing countries. Yet there are many concerns about the sustainability of increased meat production and consumption, from perspectives including human health, animal welfare, climate…

    Paperback – 2015-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Ecology

  • Global Ethics on Climate Change

    The Planetary Crisis and Philosophical Alternatives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Schonfeld

    The volatility of climate change is increasing. It is bad news, and many climatologists, policy analysts and environmental groups regard the West as the largest contributor to the problems caused by climate change. This book raises questions concerning the systemic and cultural reasons for Western…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

  • Green Grabbing: A New Appropriation of Nature

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Fairhead, Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones

    Across the world, ecosystems are for sale. ‘Green grabbing’ – the appropriation of land and resources for environmental ends – is an emerging process of deep and growing significance. A vigorous debate on ‘land grabbing’ already highlights instances where ‘green’ credentials are called…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • Natural Heritage

    At the Interface of Nature and Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Howard, Thymio Papayannis

    It has become more and more accepted that nature conservation is not possible without taking into account human activities. Thus an integrated approach to both the natural and cultural heritage is being encouraged and developed. Gathering a number of distinguished authors with diverse backgrounds (…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Science, Society and the Environment

    Applying Anthropology and Physics to Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Michael R. Dove, Daniel M. Kammen

    In an era when pressing environmental problems make collaboration across the divide between sciences and arts and humanities essential, this book presents the results of a collaborative analysis by an anthropologist and a physicist of four key junctures between science, society, and environment. …

    Paperback – 2015-03-17
    Routledge

  • Implementing a US Carbon Tax

    Challenges and Debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Parry, Adele Morris, Roberton C. Williams III

    Although the future extent and effects of global climate change remain uncertain, the expected damages are not zero, and risks of serious environmental and macroeconomic consequences rise with increasing atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations. Despite the uncertainties, reducing emissions now…

    Paperback – 2015-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

  • Human Rights and the Food Sovereignty Movement

    Reclaiming control, 1st Edition

    By Priscilla Claeys

    Our global food system is undergoing rapid change. Since the global food crisis of 2007-2008, a range of new issues have come to public attention, such as land grabbing, food prices volatility, agrofuels and climate change. Peasant social movements are trying to respond to these challenges by…

    Paperback – 2015-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Shifting Cultivation and Environmental Change

    Indigenous People, Agriculture and Forest Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm F. Cairns

    Shifting cultivation is one of the oldest forms of subsistence agriculture and is still practised by millions of poor people in the tropics. Typically it involves clearing land (often forest) for the growing of crops for a few years, and then moving on to new sites, leaving the earlier ground…

    Paperback – 2014-12-24
    Routledge

  • Local Climate Change and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mohamed A. Salih

    Although the impacts of climate change are certainly global, its manifestations and subsequent consequences begin locally. Local Climate Change and Society examines how climate change has altered society’s relationship with the environment and particularly local communities to adapt to and mitigate…

    Paperback – 2014-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

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