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  • 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

  • Subverting Consumerism

    Reuse in an Accelerated World

    Edited by Robert Crocker, Keri Chiveralls

    The dominant understanding of reuse for sustainability is a technical one, which assumes reuse’s benefits are limited to the new material, energy and emissions avoided by repurposing. But reuse is much more than that. Reuse and repurposing have always been part of the human engagement with objects…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Antinomies

  • 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

  • International Law and Agroecological Husbandry

    Building legal foundations for a new agriculture

    By John W. Head

    Remarkable advances are being made in life science and agricultural research to reform and increase agricultural production, particularly with regard to staple grain and legume crops. However, advances in science may be insufficient to ensure that these possibilities for greater food security are…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • World Metal Demand

    Trends and Prospects

    Edited by John E. Tilton

    In the early 1970s, the post-World War II boom in world metal consumption came to a halt. As time passed, it became clear that what many first thought to be a cyclical downturn was instead a long-term, substantial decline in world metal demand. In this volume, first published in 1990, editor John E…

    Paperback – 2016-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Modeling Energy-Economy Interactions

    Five Appoaches

    Edited by Charles J. Hitch

    This report, first published in 1977, explores several different approaches to the same question; namely, how severe will be the impact on key U.S. macro-economic variables of the transition from main reliance on oil and natural gas to other sources of energy? This book will be of interest to…

    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

  • China's Global Quest for Resources

    Energy, Food and Water

    Edited by Fengshi Wu, Hongzhou Zhang

    The world’s key resources of energy, food and water, which are closely connected and interdependent on each other, are coming under increasing pressure, as a result of increasing population, development and climate change. In the case of China, following its recent economic surge, energy, food and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17 
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

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