Environment and Sustainability Books for Professionals

We are pleased to bring you all our professional titles in one place, covering topics ranging from Sustainable Development and Climate Change to Water and Oceans.

Environmental Policy and Politics

  • Cities and the Knowledge Economy

    Promise, Politics and Possibilities

    By Tim May, Beth Perry

    Cities and the Knowledge Economy is an in-depth, interdisciplinary, international and comparative examination of the relationship between knowledge and urban development in the contemporary era. Through the lenses of promise, politics and possibility, it examines how the knowledge economy has…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • EU Environmental Policy

    Its journey to centre stage

    By Nigel Haigh

    At a time when Europeans across the continent are focused on the EU's future direction, this book provides an important contribution to the current debate. Created for reasons quite unconnected with the environment, the EU has been given a compelling new justification by the success of its…

    Paperback – 2015-11-27
    Routledge

  • Epistemic Communities, Constructivism, and International Environmental Politics

    By Peter M. Haas

    Epistemic Communities, Constructivism and International Environmental Politics brings together 25 years of publications by Peter M. Haas. The book examines how the world has changed significantly over the last 100 years, discusses the need for new, constructivist scholarship to understand the…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Green Transformations

    Edited by Ian Scoones, Melissa Leach, Peter Newell

    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 – 2015-01-20
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Waste Management and Sustainable Consumption

    Reflections on consumer waste

    Edited by Karin M. Ekström

    The accelerated pace of global consumption over the past decades has meant that governments across the world are now faced with significant challenges in dealing with the dramatically increased volume of waste. While research on waste management has previously focused on finding technological…

    Paperback – 2014-12-17
    Routledge

  • The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Disaster

    Investigating the Myth and Reality

    By The Independent Investigation on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

    When the Nuclear Safety Commission in Japan reviewed safety-design guidelines for nuclear plants in 1990, the regulatory agency explicitly ruled out the need to consider prolonged AC power loss. In other words, nothing like the catastrophe at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station was…

    Paperback – 2014-02-20
    Routledge