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  • Energy, Cities and Sustainability

    An historical approach, 1st Edition

    By Harry Margalit

    According to some estimates, humanity has now passed the point at which city dwellers outnumber country dwellers. This simple fact encapsulates a multitude of historical trends and contentions, not the least being "is this sustainable"? Energy, Cities and Sustainability aims to illuminate this…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Climate Change and Anthropos

    Planet, people and places, 1st Edition

    By Linda H. Connor

    Anthropos, in the sense of species as well as cultures and ethics, locates humans as part of much larger orders of existence – fundamental when thinking about climate change. This book offers a new way of exploring the significance of locality and lives in the epoch of the Anthropocene, a time when…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Human Rights and Sustainability

    Moral responsibilities for the future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerhard Bos, Marcus Düwell

    The history of human rights suggests that individuals should be empowered in their natural, political, political, social and economic vulnerabilities. States within the international arena hold each other responsible for doing just that and support or interfere where necessary. States are to…

    Hardback – 2016-02-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Reimagining Climate Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Wapner, Hilal Elver

    Responding to climate change has become an industry. Governments, corporations, activist groups and others now devote billions of dollars to mitigation and adaptation, and their efforts represent one of the most significant policy measures ever dedicated to a global challenge. Despite its laudatory…

    Hardback – 2016-02-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Humanitarianism and Challenges of Cooperation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Volker M. Heins, Kai Koddenbrock, Christine Unrau

    Humanitarianism as a moral concept and an organized practice has become a major factor in world society. It channels an enormous amount of resources and serves as an argument for different kinds of interference into the "internal affairs" of countries and regions. At the same time, and for these…

    Hardback – 2016-02-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Philosophy of Nature

    Rethinking naturalness, 1st Edition

    By Svein Anders Noer Lie

    The concept of naturalness has largely disappeared from the academic discourse in general but also the particular field of environmental studies. This book is about naturalness in general – about why the idea of naturalness has been abandoned in modern academic discourse, why it is important to…

    Hardback – 2016-01-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • The Geopolitics of Red Oil

    Constructing the China threat through energy security, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Stephen Campion

    Energy security has emerged as one of the most important contemporary geopolitical issues. Access to reliable, cheap energy has become essential to the functioning of modern economies but the uneven distribution of energy supplies has led to perceptions of significant Western vulnerability. At the…

    Hardback – 2016-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Environmental Politics and Governance in the Anthropocene

    Institutions and legitimacy in a complex world, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philipp Pattberg, Fariborz Zelli

    The term Anthropocene denotes a new geological epoch characterized by the unprecedented impact of human activities on the Earth’s ecosystems. While the natural sciences have advanced their understanding of the drivers and processes of global change considerably over the last two decades, the social…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Global Environmental Governance

  • The Arctic Council

    Governance within the Far North, 1st Edition

    By Douglas C. Nord

    This book helps us to think carefully about how this area of the world should be best handled in the future by offering a concise and accessible introduction to the Arctic Council. Over the past two decades, the Arctic has evolved from being a remote region in international affairs to becoming an…

    Hardback – 2016-01-05
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • The Fukushima Effect

    A New Geopolitical Terrain, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Hindmarsh, Rebecca Priestley

    The Fukushima Effect offers a range of scholarly perspectives on the international effect of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown four years out from the disaster. Grounded in the field of science, technology and society (STS) studies, a leading cast of international scholars from the…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Governing Urban Sustainability

    Comparing Cities in the USA and Germany, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Pettibone

    In her study of the interactions between tools of urban sustainability governance in key cities, Lisa Pettibone argues that a new factor-sustainability-minded groups-may be critical to building momentum for sustainability. The book presents in-depth case studies of six cities in the USA and Germany…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04
    Routledge

  • Global Garbage

    Urban imaginaries of waste, excess, and abandonment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christoph Lindner, Miriam Meissner

    Global Garbage examines the ways in which garbage, in its diverse forms, is being produced, managed, experienced, imagined, circulated, concealed, and aestheticized in contemporary urban environments and across different creative and cultural practices. The book explores the increasingly complex…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

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