New Environment and Sustainability Titles for Review - January 2017

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  • Energy, Foresight, and Strategy

    By Thomas J. Sargent

    In Energy, Foresight, and Strategy, Thomas Sargent and his collaborators have produced a highly rigorous treatment of 'rational expectations' theory and its application to the study of energy markets. These six essays use dynamic games to study a variety of issues important to analysts and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01

  • Climate Policy Options Post-2012

    European strategy, technology and adaptation after Kyoto

    By Bert Metz, the Netherlands, Mike Hulme, Tyndall Centre

    This special issue of the Climate Policy journal addresses the following key questions: * What long-term range of policies for climate change adaptation and mitigation should Europe pursue to adequately enhance sustainability on a global level? * What are the implications of long-term European…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14
    Climate Policy Series

  • Brazil in the Anthropocene

    Conflicts between predatory development and environmental policies

    Edited by Liz-Rejane Issberner, Philippe Léna

    Brazil is considered one of the world’s most important environmental powers. With a continental territory containing almost 70 per cent of the Amazon rainforest, along with a rich biodiversity and huge amount of natural resources, its geopolitical role in environmental decisions is crucial to…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Climate Change and Food Security

    Africa and the Caribbean

    Edited by Elizabeth Thomas Hope

    Global climatic change has resulted in new and unpredictable patterns of precipitation and temperature, the increased frequency of extreme weather events and rising sea levels. These changes impact all four aspects of food security – availability, accessibility, stability of supply and appropriate…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling

    An Introduction to Practical Applications

    By Rod Barratt

    To comply with legal and other standards, businesses and regulators are increasingly required to make decisions based on risk assessments of the potential effects of their activities on the environment. Atmospheric dispersion modelling is a cost-effective method, allowing various scenarios to be…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06
    Business and the Environment Practitioner Series

  • A History of Technology and Environment

    From stone tools to ecological crisis

    By Edward L. Golding

    This book provides an accessible overview of the ways that key areas of technology have impacted global ecosystems and natural communities. It offers a new way of thinking about the overall origins of environmental problems. Combining approaches drawn from environmental biology and the history of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-06

  • Prosperity without Growth

    Foundations for the Economy of Tomorrow, 2nd Edition

    By Tim Jackson

    What can prosperity possibly mean in a world of environmental and social limits? The publication of Prosperity without Growth was a landmark in the sustainability debate. Tim Jackson’s piercing challenge to conventional economics openly questioned the most highly prized goal of politicians and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05

  • Gender, Power and Knowledge for Development

    By Lata Narayanaswamy

    Knowledge-for-development is under-theorised and under-researched within development studies, but as a set of policy objectives it is thriving within development practice. Donors and other agencies are striving to improve the flow of information within and between decision-makers and so-called ‘…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Aid, Technology and Development

    The Lessons from Nepal

    Edited by Dipak Gyawali, Michael Thompson, Marco Verweij

    Over the last 50 years, Nepal has been considered an experiential model in determining the effectiveness and success of global human development strategies, both in theory and in practice. As such, it provides a rich array of in-depth case studies in both development success and failure. This…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Climate Change Finance and International Law

    By Alexander Zahar

    Since 2010, a significant quantity of international climate change finance has begun to reach developing countries. However, the transfer of finance under the international climate change regime – the legal and ethical obligations that underpin it, the constraints on its use, its intended outcomes,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Development Across Faith Boundaries

    Edited by Anthony Ware, Matthew Clarke

    Faith-based organisations (FBOs) have long been recognised as having an advantage in delivering programs and interventions amongst communities of the same faith. However, many FBOs today work across a variety of contexts, including with local partners and communities of different faiths. Likewise,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Eating Traditional Food

    Politics, identity and practices

    Edited by Brigitte Sebastia

    Due to its centrality in human activities, food is a meaningful object that necessarily participates in any cultural, social and ideological construction and its qualification as 'traditional' is a politically laden value. This book demonstrates that traditionality as attributed to foods…

    Hardback – 2016-10-13
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

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