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  • Governance, Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    Edited by Carl Bruch, Carroll Muffett, Sandra Nichols

    When the guns are silenced, those who have survived armed conflict need food, water, shelter, the means to earn a living, and the promise of safety and a return to civil order. Meeting these needs while sustaining peace requires more than simply having governmental structures in place; it requires…

    Paperback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge
    Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

  • The Handbook of Disaster and Emergency Policies and Institutions

    By John Handmer, Stephen Dovers

    Disasters both natural and human-induced are leading to spiralling costs in terms of human lives, lost livelihoods and damaged assets and businesses. Yet these consequences and the financial and human crises that follow catastrophes can often be traced to policies unsuited to the emerging scales of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Climate Change as Environmental and Economic Hazard

    Edited by Boris Porfiriev

    The current policy for climate change prioritises mitigation over adaptation. The collected papers of Climate Change as Environmental and Economic Hazard argue that although efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are still vital, the new policy paradigm should shift the priority to adaptation,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge
    Environmental Hazards Series

  • Nuclear Juggernaut

    The transport of radioactive materials

    By Martin Bond

    Every day throughout Britain, by road, by rail and by sea, there are large numbers of routine movements of radioactive cargo. Materials at all stages of the nuclear cycle, from uranium ore to nuclear waste, from nuclear warheads to radioactive isotopes used in medicine, are constantly on the move.…

    Paperback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • Public and Private in Natural Resource Governance

    A False Dichotomy?

    Edited by Thomas Sikor

    ?This volume develops the rich conceptual and empirical content of public-private relationships, increasingly acknowledged as the dominant realm of natural resource governance. Ten wonderful studies from around the world illuminate opportunities for advancing the theory, analysis and effective…

    Paperback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Research Editions

  • Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources

    Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia

    By Sandagsuren Undargaa

    The grazing of animals on common land and associated property rights were the original basis of the concept of "the tragedy of the commons". Drawing on the classic work of Elinor Ostrom and the readings of political ecology, this book questions the application of exclusive property rights to mobile…

    Hardback – 2016-04-14 
    Routledge

  • Improving Urban Access

    New Approaches to Funding Transport Investment

    Edited by Elliott D. Sclar, Måns Lönnroth, Christian Wolmar

    By 2050, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in cities. To thrive, they will need efficient and sustainable forms of transport, but to achieve this, the financial incentives guiding urban transport operation must change – and change rapidly. Urban transport plays a critical role in…

    Paperback – 2016-04-14 
    Routledge

  • Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

    Six volume set

    By Carl Bruch, David Jensen, Mikiyasu Nakayama, Jon Unruh

    Post-conflict peacebuilding efforts can fail if they do not pay sufficient attention to natural resources. Natural resources – diamonds, oil, and minerals – are frequently at the heart of historic grievances, and have caused or funded at least eighteen conflicts since 1990. The same…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge
    Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

  • The Organization of Global Negotiations

    Constructing the Climate Change Regime

    By Joanna Depledge

    The basic assumption of this book is that the organization of a negotiation process matters. The global negotiations on climate change involve over 180 countries and innumerable observers and other participants, addressing enormously complex and economically vital issues with conflicting agendas.…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Transport Policy and the Environment

    Six case studies

    By Kenneth Button

    Edited by Jean-Philippe Barde

    Transport, in particular the motor vehicle, is a major source of environmental disruption and, in the developed world, accounts for thirty percent of energy consumption. In most countries, transport policy is a major government concern, yet it is rare for decisions to be made outside a narrow…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • The Politics of Decentralization

    Forests, Power and People

    Edited by Carol J. Pierce Colfer, Doris Capistrano

    Decentralization is sweeping the world and having dramatic and far-reaching impacts on resource management and livelihoods, particularly in forestry. This book is the most up-to-date examination of the themes, experiences and lessons learned from decentralization worldwide. Drawing on research and…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Renewable Energy

    A Global Review of Technologies, Policies and Markets

    Edited by Dirk Assmann

    'offers knowledge and inspiration to promote renewable energy in developing and industrialized countries' Klaus Toepfer, Executive Director of UNEP From technology to financing issues, Renewable Energy offers a comprehensive and authoritative review of the determining factors that drive…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge

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