Routledge Environment & Sustainability is the leading global publisher in the interdisciplinary field of Environment & Sustainability studies.
Routledge Environment & Sustainability offers a broad array of titles from accessible introductions to supplementary readings and from important research to cutting-edge series for a range of academics, professionals and general readers. Our publications cover wide-ranging topics from climate change, natural resources and the environmental humanities to sustainable energy, business and development.
Decades of research and discussion have shown that the human population growth and our increased consumption of natural resources cannot continue – there are limits to growth. This volume demonstrates how we might modify and revise our economic systems using nature as a model. The book…
Hardback – 2015-07-29
With more than half of the world's population now living in urban areas, it is vitally important that towns and cities are healthy places to live. The principal aim of this book is to synthesize the disparate literature on the use of vegetation in the built environment and its multifunctional…
Paperback – 2015-07-20
This comprehensive handbook, prepared by leading ocean policy academics and practitioners from around the world, presents in-depth analyses of the experiences of fifteen developed and developing nations and four key regions of the world that have taken concrete steps toward cross-cutting and…
Hardback – 2015-05-13
Biochar is the carbon-rich product which occurs when biomass (such as wood, manure or crop residues) is heated in a closed container with little or no available air. It can be used to improve agriculture and the environment in several ways, and its persistence in soil and …
Hardback – 2015-02-18
What is sustainability? Much has been said about the terms ‘sustainability’ and ‘sustainable development’ over the last few decades, but they have become buried under academic jargon. This book is one of the first that aims to demystify sustainability so that the layperson can understand the key…
Paperback – 2015-01-25
Multiple ‘green transformations’ are required if humanity is to live sustainably on planet Earth. Recalling past transformations, this book examines what makes the current challenge different, and especially urgent. It examines how green transformations must take place in the context of the…
Paperback – 2015-01-19
Pathways to Sustainability
The book includes seventeen excellent researched and documented papers that reflect the diversity of thought, ideas and experiences related to IWRM. They draw from an extensive, inclusive and geographically representative range of theoretical propositions and practical examples. These include…
Hardback – 2015-07-30
Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance
First published in 1982, the editors and authors of this book examine the United States’ 1973 embargo on the export of soybeans and its effects on U.S.-Japanese relations. Although eventually shipment of soybeans to Japan resumed, the embargo temporarily soured the friendly relations of the two…
Hardback – 2015-07-30
In this book, Thomas B. Cochran takes a critical look at the economic and environmental arguments which have been made in favour of an early introduction of the liquid metal fast breeder reactor (LMFBR) as a central component of the United States electrical energy system. First published in 1974,…
Hardback – 2015-07-30
Between Radical Transformation and Business as Usual
Routledge authors Helen Kopnina and John Blewitt the intricacies of sustainability and business.
John Twidell and Tony Weir, authors of Renewable Energy Resources, discuss what experiences led them to write this book, their reflections on the state of the field, and what’s new in the third edition.
Ronnie Vernooy, Pitambar Shrestha and Bhuwon Sthapit, editors of the new book Community Seed Banks, discuss the origins of seed banks as well as their achievements and potential as key rural organizations in the Routledge Sustainability Blog.
The Politics of Green Transformations,edited by Ian Scoones, Melissa Leach and Peter Newell, explores the influence of politics on radical changes to global ecological, social and economic sustainability.
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A complete listing of the textbooks published by Routledge in the fields of Environment & Sustainability and Energy.
We are pleased to bring you all our professional titles in one place, covering topics ranging from Solar to Wind to Energy Policy.
We are pleased to bring you all our professional titles in one place, covering topics ranging from Sustainable Development to Climate Change to Water and Oceans.
Routledge is pleased to publish an extensive range of books on the rapidly growing and evolving field of sustainable development. This collection brings together our recently published title in this fascinating area of study.
RFF Press, an imprint of Routledge/Taylor & Francis, publishes pioneering research in environmental economics and natural resource policy.
This collection contains key textbooks, cutting edge research and titles for professionals, from new and established authors in the field of Sustainable Business and Environmental Economics. From key research on vital topics, to textbooks for undergraduate and postgraduate courses, you will find whatever you need to further your own research or professional interests, challenge your students, and provide essential reference materials for your institutional library.