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  • Material Substitution

    Lessons from Tin-Using Industries

    Edited by John E. Tilton

    Substitution has long been a common remedy for materials shortages. This study, originally published in 1983, uses tin to examine how and why substitution takes place. To provide insights into the tin industry and the practice of substitution, the case studies in this title examine three tin-using…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ocean Energy

    Governance Challenges for Wave and Tidal Stream Technologies

    Edited by Glen Wright, Sandy Kerr, Kate Johnson

    Energy from wave and tidal power is a key component of current policies for renewable sources of energy. This book provides the first comprehensive exploration of legal, economic, and social issues related to the emerging ocean energy industry, in particular wave and tidal energy technologies. …

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Understanding Sustainable Development

    3rd Edition

    By John Blewitt

    A truly comprehensive introduction to the topic, Understanding Sustainable Development is designed to give students on a wide range of courses an appreciation of the key concepts and theories of sustainable development. Fully updated, the third edition includes detailed coverage of the Sustainable…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Financial Inclusion for Poverty Alleviation

    Issues and Case Studies for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Essam Yassin Mohammed, Zenebe Bashaw Uraguchi

    More than one billion people still live below the poverty line – most of them in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Financial inclusion is a major issue, as more than three-quarters of the numbers of poor and disadvantaged women and men do not have access to financial products and services, such as…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the Resource Nexus

    Edited by Raimund Bleischwitz, Holger Hoff, Catalina Spataru, Ester van der Voet, Stacy D. VanDeveer

    In recent years the concept of the resource "nexus" has been both hotly debated and widely adopted in research and policy circles. It is a powerful new way to understand the myriad complex relationships between multiple resources and their sustainable, or unsustainable, governance. Particular…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Pricing Carbon in Australia

    Contestation, the State and Market Failure

    By Rebecca Pearse

    In the mid-2000s it seemed that the global carbon market would take off and spark the worldwide transition to a profitable low carbon economy. A decade on, the experiment in carbon trading is failing. Carbon market schemes have been plagued by problems and resistance to carbon pricing has come from…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Sustainability Science

    Key Issues

    Edited by Ariane König, Jerome Ravetz

    Sustainability Science: Key Issues is a comprehensive textbook for undergraduates, postgraduates, and participants in executive trainings from any disciplinary background studying the theory and practice of sustainability science. Each chapter takes a critical and reflective stance on a key issue…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility

    By Dongyong Zhang, Stephen Morse, Uma Kambhampati

    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become an important concept in the last few decades. Although it originated in the developed countries of the West, the concept has been embraced and adapted by corporations and policy-making agencies in many developing countries. Not surprisingly, given…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13 
    Routledge

  • Genetic Resources as Natural Information

    Implications for the Convention on Biological Diversity and Nagoya Protocol

    By Manuel Ruiz Muller

    Demonstrating the shortcomings of current policy and legal approaches to access and benefit-sharing (ABS) in the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), this book recognizes that genetic resources are widely distributed across countries and that bilateral contracts undermine fairness and equity.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

  • Cultures of Sustainability and Wellbeing

    Theories, Histories and Policies

    Edited by Paola Spinozzi, Massimiliano Mazzanti

     Cultures of Sustainability and Wellbeing: Theories, Histories and Policies examines and assesses the interdependence between sustainability and wellbeing by drawing attention to humans as producers and consumers in a post-human age. Why wellbeing ought to be regarded as essential to…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

  • Sustainability Accounting and Integrated Reporting

    Edited by Charl de Villiers, Warren Maroun

    Sustainability Accounting and Integrated Reporting deals with organizations’ assessment, articulation and disclosure of their social and environmental impact on various groups in society. There is increasingly an understanding that financial information does not sufficiently discharge…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    Finance, Governance and Sustainability

  • Energy and Economic Growth

    Why we need a new pathway to prosperity

    By Timothy J. Foxon

    Access to new sources of energy and their efficient conversion to provide useful work have been key drivers of economic growth since the industrial revolution. Western countries now need to transform their energy systems and move away from the single-minded pursuit of economic growth in order to…

    Paperback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

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