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  • Nineteenth-Century Energies

    Literature, Technology, Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lynn Voskuil

    Nineteenth-Century Energies explores the idea of ‘energy’, a concept central to new directions in interdisciplinary studies today. It examines the cultural perceptions and uses of energy in the nineteenth century – both in terms of pure and applied science, and as an idea with widespread diffusion…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Governing the Climate Change Regime

    Institutional Integrity and Integrity Systems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Cadman, Rowena Maguire, Charles Sampford

    This volume, the second in a series of three, examines the institutional architecture underpinning the global climate integrity system. This system comprises an inter-related set of institutions, governance arrangements, regulations, norms and practices that aim to implement the United Nations…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Law, Ethics and Governance

  • Cultural Sustainability

    Perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Torsten Meireis, Gabriele Rippl

    If the political and social benchmarks of sustainability and sustainable development are to be met, ignoring the role of the humanities and social, cultural and ethical values is highly problematic. People’s worldviews, beliefs and principles have an immediate impact on how they act and should be…

    Hardback – 2018-08-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Food, Animals, and the Environment

    An Ethical Approach, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Schlottmann, Jeff Sebo

    Food, Animals, and the Environment: An Ethical Approach examines some of the main impacts that agriculture has on humans, nonhumans, and the environment, as well as some of the main questions that these impacts raise for the ethics of food production, consumption, and activism. Agriculture is…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge

  • Environmental Skill

    Motivation, Knowledge, and the Possibility of a Non-Romantic Environmental Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Mark Coeckelbergh

    Today it is widely recognized that we face urgent and serious environmental problems and we know much about them, yet we do very little. What explains this lack of motivation and change? Why is it so hard to change our lives? This book addresses this question by means of a philosophical inquiry…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • The Common Good and Ecological Integrity

    Human Rights and the Support of Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Antonio D'Aloia

    Proponents of the concept of ecological integrity argue that it is a necessary component of global governance on which the sustainable future of the planet and its inhabitants depends. This book presents the latest research and current thinking on the role of ecological integrity in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Contemplating Climate Change

    Mental Models and Human Reasoning, 1st Edition

    By Stephen M. Dark

    Global climate change policy has failed us all, but what is the reasoning that underlies this failure? Why are some people more disposed to reflect on confounding issues like climate change, recognise the danger, seek a solution, and act accordingly, more than others? This book is concerned with…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Humanities for the Environment

    Integrating knowledge, forging new constellations of practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joni Adamson, Michael Davis

    Humanities for the Environment, or HfE, is an ambitious project that from 2013-2015 was funded by a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The project networked universities and researchers internationally through a system of 'observatories'. This book collects the work of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Rawls and the Environmental Crisis

    1st Edition

    By Dominic Welburn

    The liberal political theorist John Rawls, despite remaining largely silent on ‘green concerns’, was writing during a time of increasing awareness that the ecological stability of the earth is being compromised by human activity. Rawls’s reluctance to engage with such concerns, however, has not…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • The Intrinsic Value of Endangered Species

    1st Edition

    By Ian A. Smith

    Why save endangered species without clear aesthetic, economic, or ecosystemic value? This book takes on this challenging question through an account of the intrinsic goods of species. Ian A. Smith argues that a species’ intrinsic value stems from its ability to flourish—its organisms continuing to…

    Paperback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Ecological Integrity and Global Governance

    Science, ethics and the law, 1st Edition

    By Laura Westra

    It is increasingly argued that a focus on environmental sustainability is fundamental to effective and equitable governance, and ultimately for the good of mankind. This book argues that, in the face increasing environmental challenges, it is essential to recognise the role that ecological…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Towards the Ethics of a Green Future (Open Access)

    The Theory and Practice of Human Rights for Future People, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcus Düwell, Gerhard Bos, Naomi van Steenbergen

    What are our obligations towards future generations who stand to be harmed by the impact of today’s environmental crises? This book explores ecological sustainability as a human rights issue and examines what our long-term responsibilities might be. This interdisciplinary collection of chapters…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

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