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  • Sustainability Prospects for Autonomous Vehicles

    Environmental, Social, and Urban, 1st Edition

    By George T. Martin

    The Autonomous Vehicle (AV) has been strongly heralded as the most exciting innovation in automobility for decades. Autonomous Vehicles are no longer an innovation of the future (seen only in science fiction), but are now being road-tested for use. And yet whilst the technical and economic success…

    Hardback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Reconciling Indigenous Peoples’ Individual and Collective Rights

    Participation, Prior Consultation and Self-Determination in Latin America, 1st Edition

    By Jessika Eichler

    This book critically assesses categorical divisions between indigenous individual and collective rights regimes embedded in the foundations of international human rights law. Both conceptual ambiguities and practice-related difficulties arising in vernacularisation processes point to the need of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Utopia in the Anthropocene

    A Change Plan for a Sustainable and Equitable World, 1st Edition

    By Michael Harvey

    Utopia in the Anthropocene takes a cross-disciplinary approach to analyse our current world problems, identify the key resistance to change and take the reader step-by-step towards a more sustainable, equitable, and rewarding world. It presents paradigm-shifting models of economics, political…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • How Solar Energy Became Cheap

    A Model for Low-Carbon Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Gregory F. Nemet

    Solar energy is a substantial global industry, one that has generated trade disputes among superpowers, threatened the solvency of large energy companies, and prompted serious reconsideration of electric utility regulation rooted in the 1930s. One of the biggest payoffs from solar’s success is not…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge

  • Arctic Geopolitics, Media and Power

    1st Edition

    By Annika Nilsson E., Miyase Christensen

    Arctic Geopolitics, Media and Power provides a fresh way of looking at the potential and limitations of regional international governance in the Arctic region. Far-reaching impacts of climate change, its wealth of resources and potential for new commercial activities have placed the Arctic region…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge

  • The Circular Economy

    A User's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Walter R Stahel

    A Circular Economy seeks to rebuild capital, whether this is financial, manufactured, human, social or natural, and offers opportunities and solutions for all organisations. This book, written by Walter Stahel, who is widely recognised as one of the key people who formulated the concept of the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge

  • Green, Reliable and Viable: Perspectives on India’s Shift Towards Low-Carbon Energy

    Perspectives on India’s Shift Towards Low-Carbon Energy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ajay Mathur, Adair Turner, Noëmie Leprince-Ringuet

    Resource-intensive practices of yesterday can no longer sustain the world. The future of our planet hinges on timely transitions to efficiency of resource-use across ecosystems of people, products, and processes. This will happen through transitions to low-carbon global energy systems. Against this…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    CRC Press

  • Gender, Agriculture and Agrarian Transformations

    Changing Relations in Africa, Latin America and Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carolyn E. Sachs

    This book presents research from across the globe on how gender relationships in agriculture are changing. In many regions of the world, agricultural transformations are occurring through increased commodification, new value-chains, technological innovations introduced by CGIAR and other…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Post-growth Economics and Society

    Exploring the Paths of a Social and Ecological Transition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Isabelle Cassiers, Kevin Maréchal, Dominique Méda

    We stand on the threshold of a "post-growth" world – one in which the relentless pursuit of economic growth has ceased to constitute a credible societal project. The symptoms that mark the end of an era are clear and incontrovertible: a return to the regularities of the past is illusory. The…

    Paperback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge

  • Holistic Sustainability Through Craft-Design Collaboration

    1st Edition

    By Rebecca Reubens

    This book explores the intersection of craft, design and sustainability in the developing world. It argues that most sustainable design approaches and efforts fall short of implementing holistic sustainability and in order to reach this goal, design must be underpinned by alternatives to the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Sustainability Certification Schemes in the Agricultural and Natural Resource Sectors

    Outcomes for Society and the Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Vogt

    This book provides a balanced critique of a range of international sustainability certification schemes across nine agricultural and natural resource industries. Certification schemes set standards through intra-market private and multi-stakeholder mechanisms, and while third party verification is…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • The Commons in a Glocal World

    Global Connections and Local Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tobias Haller, Thomas Breu, Tine De Moor, Christian Rohr, Heinzpeter Znoj

    This volume focuses on how, in Europe, the debate on the commons is discussed in regard to historical and contemporary dimensions, critically referencing the work on Elinor Ostrom. It also explores from the perspective of new institutional political ecology (NIPE) how Europe directly and indirectly…

    Hardback – 2019-05-24 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

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