Environment and Sustainability Products

  • The Evolution of Carbon Markets

    Design and Diffusion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jørgen Wettestad, Lars H Gulbrandsen

    Carbon markets are developing and expanding around the world, but how and to what extent is their design shaped by learning and interaction between them? How do these markets function and what is the role of design? Carrying out a ground-breaking analysis of their design and diffusion, this book…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01
    Routledge

  • China’s Hydro-politics in the Mekong

    Conflict and Cooperation in Light of Securitization Theory, 1st Edition

    By Sebastian Biba

    China’s Hydro-politics in the Mekong explores the intricate processes of conflict and cooperation over the use of water resources in the Mekong river basin between upstream China and the downstream countries of Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. The book tackles two gaps in the empirical…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31
    Routledge

  • Decarbonising Electricity Made Simple

    1st Edition

    By Andrew F. Crossland

    This book assesses how low-carbon generation, the advance of energy storage and consumer-based models can help decarbonise electricity supplies at a national level. This book is built around developing a decarbonised electricity mix for Britain which reduces fossil fuels from 50% of supply in 2018…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Energy Studies

  • Pricing Carbon in Australia

    Contestation, the State and Market Failure, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Jainism and Environmental Philosophy

    Karma and the Web of Life, 1st Edition

    By Aidan Rankin

    Environmental policy agendas, activism and academic research into ecological questions are all predominantly derived from the philosophical perspectives of the West. At national and global levels, environmental policy-makers tend to work according to Western-based methodologies. At the same time,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Food, Energy and Water Sustainability

    Emergent Governance Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura M. Pereira, Caitlin A. McElroy, Alexandra Littaye, Alexandra M. Girard

    Societies around the world face an increasingly uncertain future as social and ecological changes create pressure on resource governance, and this uncertainty calls for new models that illuminate the intersections of civil society, public sector, and private sector resource management. This volume…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Global Resource Scarcity

    Catalyst for Conflict or Cooperation?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcelle C. Dawson, Christopher Rosin, Nave Wald

    A common perception of global resource scarcity holds that it is inevitably a catalyst for conflict among nations; yet, paradoxically, incidents of such scarcity underlie some of the most important examples of international cooperation. This volume examines the wider potential for the experience of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Biodiversity, Conservation and Environmental Management in the Great Lakes Basin

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Freedman, Mark Neuzil

    The Great Lakes Basin in North America holds more than 20 percent of the world's fresh water. Threats to habitats and biodiversity have economic, political, national security, and cultural implications and ramifications that cross the US-Canadian border. This multidisciplinary book presents…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Community Forestry in Nepal

    Adapting to a Changing World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Thwaites, Robert Fisher, Mohan Poudel

    Community forestry focuses on the link between forest resources and livelihoods and contributes to forest conservation and reforestation. It is widespread in Nepal, with a very high proportion of the rural population involved, and is widely recognized as one of the most successful examples of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Rivers and Society

    Landscapes, Governance and Livelihoods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Cooper, Abhik Chakraborty, Shamik Chakraborty

    Rivers and their watersheds constitute some of the most dynamic and complex landscapes. Rivers have sustained human communities, and human societies have utilized and altered river flows in a number of ways for millennia. However, the level of human impact on rivers, and on watershed environments,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and the Nile Basin

    Implications for Transboundary Water Cooperation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zeray Yihdego, Alistair Rieu-Clarke, Ana Elisa Cascão

    The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will not only be Africa’s largest dam, but it is also essential for future cooperation and development in the Nile River Basin and East African region. This book, after setting out basin-level legal and policy successes and failures of managing and sharing…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Ocean Energy

    Governance Challenges for Wave and Tidal Stream Technologies, 1st Edition

    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. …

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

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