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  • Dirty Words

    Writings on the History and Culture of Pollution, 1st Edition

    By Hannah Bradby

    Did dinosaurs contribute to global warming? What is rubbish theory and what indeed is rubbish? And how did the whale become a cuddly toy? And why did we decide to saturate our land and food with pesticides? Dirty Words examines all of these questions and also includes a study of pollution in…

    Paperback – 2013-03-01
    Routledge
    Environmentalism and Politics Set

  • From the Earth Summit to Local Agenda 21

    Working towards sustainable development, 1st Edition

    Edited by William M. Lafferty, Katarina Eckerberg

    'THIS IS ESSENTIAL READING for all those who want to see that what they do, in rising to the challenge of Rio, draws properly on the experience of others and therefore makes their contribution all the more effective.' from the Foreword by JOHN GUMMER MP former secretary of State for the Environment…

    Paperback – 2013-03-01
    Routledge
    International Environmental Governance Set

  • Fax

    Messages from a near future, 1st Edition

    By Jorge Wilheim

    'THIS SHORT BOOK IS A REVELATION AND AN INSPIRATION. USING THE SIMPLE BUT BRILLIANT DEVICE OF AN EXCHANGE OF FAXES FROM ACROSS TIME. IT REVEALS TO US WHAT THE FUTURE MAY HOLD' FROM THE FOREWORD BY SIR RICHARD ROGERS Originally published in 1996…

    Paperback – 2013-03-01
    Routledge
    Environmentalism and Politics Set

  • Environmental Law and Citizen Action

    1st Edition

    By Alan Murdie

    Never before have people been so aware of the importance of sound environmental law, as every week stories of controversial planning developments and prosecutions for the release of toxic substances feature in the news. Environmental Law and Citizen Action sets out and explains the ways that…

    Paperback – 2013-03-01
    Routledge
    Environmentalism and Politics Set

  • Doing Development

    Government, NGOs and the rural poor in Asia, 1st Edition

    By Richard Holloway

    The absolutely poor, who are mostly rural people, are a large part of the developing world's population and their numbers are growing. Government development programmes, aided by the big donors, have made the poor poorer and have rendered them more powerless in relation to the rest of society. They…

    Paperback – 2013-03-01
    Routledge
    Aid and Development Set

  • The Earthscan Action Handbook for People and Planet

    1st Edition

    By Miles Litvinoff

    We have poisoned the air and water on which our lives depend. Poor countries exhaust their land in the struggle to survive while rich countries demand more and more. The Earthscan Action Handbook spells out why things have gone so terribly wrong and what each of us can do to clean up the mess.…

    Paperback – 2013-03-01
    Routledge
    Environmentalism and Politics Set

  • Acid Earth

    The Global Threat of Acid Pollution, 2nd Edition

    By John McCormick

    Acid rain was one of the major environmental issues of the 1980s. But while industrialized countries have taken measures to reduce the emissions that lead to acidification, the problems have not gone away. Trees are still dying, lakes are still being made uninhabitable; buildings are still…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14
    Routledge
    International Environmental Governance Set

  • British Politics and the Environment

    1st Edition

    By John McCormick

    Britain has an immense range of environmental law and the reputation for largely ignoring it. John McCormick describes the fascinating story of the political growth of that law, and the pressures, the compromises, the parliamentary and civil service opportunism that allowed the edifice to grow over…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14
    Routledge
    Environmentalism and Politics Set

  • Atlas of Nepal in the Modern World

    1st Edition

    By Michael Sill

    Edited by John Kirkby

    Nepal is associated, in most people's imagination, with Everest (Sagarmatha to the Nepalese), vivid plants and picturesque villages and people. The truth, as always, is other. It is one of the poorest countries in the world, surrounded by big and powerful neighbours. It is immensely diverse,…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14
    Routledge
    Sustainable Development Set

  • Literacy and Power

    The Latin American battleground, 1st Edition

    By David Archer, Patrick Costello

    The often bloody struggles of Central America have dominated news reports for a long time. Behind the headlines lies an enormous population of the desperately poor, and it is axiomatic that they are rendered even more powerless by widespread illiteracy. What actually counts as literacy is less…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14
    Routledge
    Aid and Development Set

  • The Handbook of Community Safety Gender and Violence Prevention

    Practical Planning Tools, 1st Edition

    By Carolyn Whitzman

    Violence and insecurity are among the most important issues facing communities in the 21st century. Both family violence and community violence are rapidly rising in the urbanizing nations of the South, and richer nations are also facing increased concern about the health, social, economic and…

    Paperback – 2013-02-08
    Routledge

  • The Climate Bonus

    Co-benefits of Climate Policy, 1st Edition

    By Alison Smith

    We urgently need to transform to a low carbon society, yet our progress is painfully slow, in part because there is widespread public concern that this will require sacrifice and high costs. But this need not be the case. Many carbon reduction policies provide a range of additional benefits, from…

    Paperback – 2013-01-24
    Routledge

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