Environment and Sustainability Products

  • Water for Food Security, Nutrition and Social Justice

    1st Edition

    By Lyla Mehta, Theib Oweis, Claudia Ringler, Barbara Schreiner, Shiney Varghese

    This book is a comprehensive and holistic assessment of water for human food security and nutrition (FSN), focusing on technical, institutional, socio-economic, cultural and political dimensions. It proposes a paradigm change in the way water is managed in agriculture as well as addressing complex…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • The Political Economy of Natural Gas

    1st Edition

    By Ferdinand E. Banks

    Originally published in 1987 this book presents a comprehensive survey of the global natural gas industry: it looks at the problems of supply, the pattern of demand, the economics of the industrya nd how the industry in the 1980s was being affected by changes in other energy sectors. As a key…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Economics

  • Alaskan Oil

    Alternative Routes and Markets, 1st Edition

    By Charles J. Cicchetti

    Originally published in 1972, this volume, supplemented extensively with maps and tables, and employing sophisticated institutional and empirical analyses, discusses a number of important issues relating to the viability of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline and the natural environment. The author concludes…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge

  • The Coal Problem

    A Survey: 1910-1936, 1st Edition

    By J. P. Dickie

    Focussing on a period of rapid and significant change in the coal industry, this volume, originally published in 1936, sets out the economic facts of the industry and discusses the extent to which politics and industry became interwoven during the years 1910-1936. As well as covering key events…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Economics

  • The British Coal Industry

    1st Edition

    By H. Townshend-Rose

    Originally published in 1951, this book is a straightforward account of the British nationalized coal industry in the first half of the twentieth century. An introductory chapter gives the history of the industry during the inter-war years and subsequent chapters discuss the complex organization by…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Economics

  • High-cost Oil and Gas Resources

    1st Edition

    By Jerome Davis

    Originally published in 1981, this book discusses the development of higher cost North Sea gas and oil fields. Starting with the perceived need to develop these higher cost fields, the book focuses on their role in the policy interplay between government and industry. What is high cost, it is…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Economics

  • Understanding Metropolitan Landscapes

    1st Edition

    By Andrew MacKenzie

    Understanding Metropolitan Landscapes considers and reflects on the fundamental relationships between metropolitan regions and their landscapes. It investigates how planning and policy helps to protect, manage and enhance the landscapes that sustain our urban settlements. As global populations…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Engineering Transition

    Building a Sustainable Future, 1st Edition

    By Susan Krumdieck

    Engineering Transition: Building a Sustainable Future examines new strategies emerging in response to the mega-issues of global climate change, decline in world oil supply, scarcity of key industrial minerals, and local environmental constraints. These issues pose challenges for organizations,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    CRC Press

  • Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities

    Spaces of Depoliticization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonia Lam-Knott, Creighton Connolly, Kong Chong Ho

    Are Asian cities, like many cities around the world, becoming “post-political”? Were they ever “political” in the first place? How have relationships between government and civil society developed in Asian cities? In answering these questions, this book examines the relationship between the state…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Design and Nature

    A Partnership, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Fletcher, Louise St. Pierre, Mathilda Tham

    Organised as a dialogue between nature and design, this book explores design ideas, opportunities, visions and practices through relating and uncovering experience of the natural world. Presented as an edited collection of 25 wide-ranging short chapters, the book explores the possibility of new…

    Paperback – 2019-10-22 
    Routledge

  • Models and Modelling in the Sciences

    A Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen M. Downes

    Models now drive much of the research in climate science, economics, molecular biology, and several other fields in the natural and social sciences. Yet how models work as tools of forecasting, representation, and explanation remains unclear, inviting closer philosophical analysis. In this book,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Living Architecture, Living Cities

    Soul-Nourishing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Julie Gwilliam

    It’s widely accepted that our environment is in crisis. Less widely recognized is that three quarters of environmental damage is due to cities – the places where most of us live. As this powerful new book elucidates, global sustainability is therefore directly dependent on urban design. In Living…

    Paperback – 2019-10-14 
    Routledge

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