Environment and Sustainability Products

  • Risk Communication and Community Resilience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bandana Kar, David M. Cochran

    Risk communication is crucial to building community resilience and reducing risk from extreme events. True community resilience involves accurate and timely dissemination of risk information to stakeholders. This book examines the policy and science of risk communication in the digital era. Themes…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Climate Change and Insurance

    Disaster Risk Financing in Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    By Eugene N. Gurenko

    Climate change brings about a new set of major economic risks arising from changing weather patterns, extreme weather events and rising sea levels. Most at risk are developing countries who, despite considerable post-disaster donor aid, have been bearing the major brunt of disaster-related losses.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge

  • Indigenous, Modern and Postcolonial Relations to Nature

    Negotiating the Environment, 1st Edition

    By Angela Roothaan

    Indigenous, Modern and Postcolonial Relations to Nature contributes to the young field of intercultural philosophy by introducing the perspective of critical and postcolonial thinkers who have focused on systematic racism, power relations and the intersection of cultural identity and political…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Ethical Responses to Nature’s Call

    Reticent Imperatives, 1st Edition

    By James Magrini

    Arguing for a renewed view of objects and nature, Ethical Responses to Nature’s Call considers how it is possible to understand our ethical duties - in the form of ethical intuitionalism - to nature and the planet by listening to and releasing ourselves over to the call or address of nature.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Crops and Carbon

    Paying Farmers to Combat Climate Change, 1st Edition

    By Mike Robbins

    Rich countries are paying poor countries to fight climate change on their behalf – and one way they are doing it is through carbon sinks. These are reservoirs of organic carbon tied up in plants and in the earth, rather than being in the atmosphere as greenhouse gases. This book looks critically at…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Using Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis in Natural Resource Management

    1st Edition

    By Tony Prato

    Edited by Gamini Herath

    Providing useful insights on the use of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) in natural resource management, this book examines a number of empirical applications for several countries and a variety of natural resources. It is shown that using MCDA in the management of water, forestry,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

  • A World Environment Organization

    Solution or Threat for Effective International Environmental Governance?, 1st Edition

    By Frank Biermann

    Edited by Steffen Bauer

    In recent years, the debate on the establishment of a new international agency on environmental protection - a 'World Environment Organization' - has gained substantial momentum. Several countries, including France and Germany, as well as a number of leading experts and senior international civil…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Global Environmental Governance

  • Custom, Improvement and the Landscape in Early Modern Britain

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard W. Hoyle

    A great deal has been written about the acceleration of English agriculture in the early modern period. In the late middle ages it was hard to see that English agriculture was so very different from that of the continent, but by 1750 levels of agricultural productivity in Britain were well ahead of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Transhumanism, Nature, and the Ends of Science

    1st Edition

    By Robert Frodeman

    This book offers a social, political, and aesthetic critique of transhumanism and of the accelerating growth of scientific knowledge generally. Rather than improving our lives, science and technology today increasingly leave us debilitated and infantilized. It is time to restrain the runaway…

    Hardback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • 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 while the technical and economic success…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04
    Routledge

  • 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

  • The Greening of the City

    Urban Parks and Public Leisure, 1840-1939, 1st Edition

    By Carole A. O'Reilly

    Urban parks are a much-loved feature of the city environment. However, our knowledge of the true scale of their impact remains uneven. Much work has been done on their origins and design features, but this book aims to extend this beyond the nineteenth century, examining the fuller flowering of…

    Hardback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

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