38th Annual Conference of the International Association for Impact Assessment

2018May. 16th19th

Location: Durban, South Africa

Routledge will be exhibiting at the IAIA Conference. Visit our stand to view our books and journals showcasing the latest research and published material on the environment and sustainability.  

All books displayed at the conference will be available to purchase at 20% discount from our stand. Alternatively use code valid EFU08 for orders placed through our website until 19th June 2018.

Featured Books

  • Seeking Justice in an Energy Sacrifice Zone

    Standing on Vanishing Land in Coastal Louisiana, 1st Edition

    By Julie K. Maldonado

    Seeking Justice in an Energy Sacrifice Zone is an ethnography of the lived experience of rapid environmental change in coastal Louisiana, USA. Writing from a political ecology perspective, Maldonado explores the effects of changes to localized climate and ecology on the Isle de Jean Charles, Grand…

    Paperback – 2018-09-14
    Routledge

  • Ecological Causal Assessment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan B. Norton, Susan M. Cormier, Glenn W. Suter II

    Edited by experts at the leading edge of the development of causal assessment methods for more than two decades, Ecological Causal Assessment gives insight and expert guidance on how to identify cause-effect relationships in environmental systems. The book discusses the importance of asking the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-04
    CRC Press
    Environmental Assessment and Management

  • Environmental Policy and Public Health

    1st Edition

    By Barry L. Johnson, Maureen Y. Lichtveld

    As with the first edition, this second edition describes how environmental health policies are developed, the statutes and other policies that have evolved to address public health concerns associated with specific environmental hazards, and the public health foundations of the policies. It lays…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26
    CRC Press

  • Drought and Water Crises

    Integrating Science, Management, and Policy, Second Edition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald Wilhite, Roger S. Pulwarty

    Over the past decade there have been extraordinary advances towards drought risk reduction with the development of new water-conserving technologies, and new tools for planning, vulnerability and impact assessment, mitigation, and policy. Drought and Water Crises: Integrating Science, Management,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-11
    CRC Press
    Drought and Water Crises

  • ExtrACTION

    Impacts, Engagements, and Alternative Futures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kirk Jalbert, Anna Willow, David Casagrande, Stephanie Paladino

    This timely volume examines resistance to natural resource extraction from a critical ethnographic perspective. Using a range of case studies from North, Central and South America, Australia, and Central Asia, the contributors explore how and why resistance movements seek to change extraction…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge

  • The Carbon Fix

    Forest Carbon, Social Justice, and Environmental Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Paladino, Shirley J Fiske

    Given the growing urgency to develop global responses to a changing climate, The Carbon Fix examines the social and equity dimensions of putting the world’s forests—and, necessarily, the rural people who manage and depend on them—at the center of climate policy efforts such as REDD+, intended to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Responsible Mining

    Key Principles for Industry Integrity, 1st Edition

    By Sara Bice

    Mining can have negative environmental and social impacts, but can also be responsible. However corporations have little impetus to act responsibly without being held to account by an informed and active public, and by strong institutions and governments which not only create but also enforce…

    Paperback – 2016-06-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Mountain Movers

    Mining, Sustainability and the Agents of Change, 1st Edition

    By Daniel M. Franks

    The products of mining are everywhere – if it wasn’t grown, it was mined or drilled. But the mining industry has a chequered past. Pollution, human rights abuses, and corruption have tarnished the reputation of the industry across the globe. Over a decade ago the major mining companies embraced the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Health Impact Assessment

    Principles and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Martin Birley

    Health Impact Assessment (HIA) is primarily concerned with the future consequences of plans, proposals and policies on the health of communities. It is a rapidly growing complement to Environmental Impact Assessment, increasingly mandated by national and international requirements. Guidelines have…

    Paperback – 2011-07-05
    Routledge

  • Offshore Energy and Marine Spatial Planning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katherine L. Yates, Corey J. A. Bradshaw

    The generation of offshore energy is a rapidly growing sector, competing for space in an already busy seascape. This book brings together the ecological, economic, and social implications of the spatial conflict this growth entails. Covering all energy-generation types (wind, wave, tidal, oil, and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Mining and Sustainable Development

    Current Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sumit. K. Lodhia

    Mining is a transformative activity which has numerous economic, social and environmental impacts. These impacts can be both positive and adverse, enhancing as well as disrupting economies, ecosystems and communities. The extractive industries have been criticised heavily for their adverse impacts…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Routledge Handbook of the Resource Nexus

    1st Edition

    Edited by Raimund Bleischwitz, Holger Hoff, Catalina Spataru, Ester van der Voet, Stacy D. VanDeveer

    In recent years the concept of the resource "nexus" has been both hotly debated and widely adopted in research and policy circles. It is a powerful new way to understand and better govern the myriad complex relationships between multiple resources, actors and their security concerns. Particular…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge

  • Ocean Energy

    Governance Challenges for Wave and Tidal Stream Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Glen Wright, Sandy Kerr, Kate Johnson

    Energy from wave and tidal power is a key component of current policies for renewable sources of energy. This book provides the first comprehensive exploration of legal, economic, and social issues related to the emerging ocean energy industry, in particular wave and tidal energy technologies. …

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Global Resource Scarcity

    Catalyst for Conflict or Cooperation?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcelle C. Dawson, Christopher Rosin, Nave Wald

    A common perception of global resource scarcity holds that it is inevitably a catalyst for conflict among nations; yet, paradoxically, incidents of such scarcity underlie some of the most important examples of international cooperation. This volume examines the wider potential for the experience of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Food, Energy and Water Sustainability

    Emergent Governance Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura M. Pereira, Caitlin A. McElroy, Alexandra Littaye, Alexandra M. Girard

    Societies around the world face an increasingly uncertain future as social and ecological changes create pressure on resource governance, and this uncertainty calls for new models that illuminate the intersections of civil society, public sector, and private sector resource management. This volume…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Environmental Justice and Land Use Conflict

    The governance of mineral and gas resource development, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Kennedy

    Conflict over the extraction of coal and gas resources has rapidly escalated in communities throughout the world. Using an environmental justice lens, this multidisciplinary book explores cases of land use conflict through the lived experiences of communities grappling with such disputes. Drawing…

    Hardback – 2017-08-02
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Sustainability and the Rights of Nature

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Cameron La Follette, Chris Maser

    Sustainability and the Rights of Nature: An Introduction is a much-needed guide that addresses the exciting and significant paradigm shift to the Rights of Nature, as it is occurring both in the United States and internationally in the fields of environmental law and environmental sustainability.…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23
    CRC Press
    Social Environmental Sustainability

  • Preparing NEPA Environmental Assessments

    A User’s Guide to Best Professional Practices, 1st Edition

    By Charles Eccleston, J. Peyton Doub

    Although upwards of 50,000 environmental assessments (EAs) are prepared annually—compared to some 500 environmental impact statements (EISs)—the focus of U.S. National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations is on defining requirements for preparing EISs. Written by Charles Eccleston and J.…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Impact Analysis

    Process and Methods, 1st Edition

    By James T. Maughan

    There are thousands of environmental analyses prepared each year to meet the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and similar programs. Written by an expert with 35 years of experience in environmental consulting, research, and education, Environmental Impact Analysis:…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Impact Assessment

    A Guide to Best Professional Practices, 1st Edition

    By Charles H. Eccleston

    Under the best of circumstances, preparing an environmental impact assessment (EIA) can be a complex and challenging task. Experience indicates that the scope and quality of such analyses varies widely throughout the U.S. as well as internationally. Written to help practitioners and decision-makers…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    CRC Press

  • Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis

    Environmental Applications and Case Studies, 1st Edition

    By Igor Linkov, Emily Moberg

    Environmental management is often complicated and multidisciplinary and the issues that arise can be difficult to solve analytically. Often, decision makers take ad hoc approaches, which may result in the ignoring of important stakeholder opinions or decision criteria. Multi-criteria decision…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    CRC Press
    Environmental Assessment and Management

  • Natural Decadal Climate Variability

    Societal Impacts, 1st Edition

    By Vikram M. Mehta

    Natural Decadal Climate Variability: Societal Impacts is an important work for understanding the natural decadal climate variability (DCV), a phenomenon which has made long lasting impacts on civilizations, especially on water availability and agriculture. This book comprehensively covers multiyear…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21
    CRC Press
    Drought and Water Crises

  • Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Infrastructures

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abad Chabbi, Henry W. Loescher

    Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Infrastructures: Challenges and Opportunities reveals how environmental research infrastructures (RIs) provide new valuable insights on ecological processes that cannot be realized by more traditional short-term funding cycles and are integral to understand our…

    Hardback – 2017-02-22
    CRC Press

  • Air Pollution and Its Impacts on U.S. National Parks

    1st Edition

    By Timothy J. Sullivan

    A variety of air pollutants are emitted into the atmosphere from human-caused and natural emissions sources throughout the United States and elsewhere. These contaminants impact sensitive natural resources in wilderness, including the national parks. The system of national parks in the United…

    Hardback – 2017-01-25
    CRC Press

  • Slope Safety Preparedness for Impact of Climate Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Ho, Suzanne Lacasse, Luciano Picarelli

    Many countries are increasingly threatened by major landslide disasters and fatalities due to extreme weather events which have major implications for public safety and the sustainability of infrastructure and the built environment. A further increase in such a trend could come from climate change.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13
    CRC Press

  • Climate Health Risks in Megacities

    Sustainable Management and Strategic Planning, 1st Edition

    By Cesar Marolla

    Climate Health Risks in Megacities: Sustainable Management and Strategic Planning courageously confronts the immense challenges of alleviating climate change and takes the initiative to layout an agenda that calls for action in the rapidly changing landscape of our global climate. This guide…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06
    CRC Press

  • Water Policy and Planning in a Variable and Changing Climate

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen A. Miller, Alan F. Hamlet, Douglas S. Kenney, Kelly T. Redmond

    Water Policy and Planning in a Variable and Changing Climate addresses the current challenges facing western water planners and policy makers in the United States and considers strategies for managing water resources and related risks in the future. Written by highly-regarded experts in the…

    Hardback – 2016-06-06
    CRC Press
    Drought and Water Crises

  • Science, Information, and Policy Interface for Effective Coastal and Ocean Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bertrum H. MacDonald, Suzuette S. Soomai, Elizabeth M. De Santo, Peter G. Wells

    This book provides a timely analysis of the role that information—particularly scientific information—plays in the policy-making and decision-making processes in coastal and ocean management. It includes contributions from global experts in marine environmental science, marine policy, fisheries,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06
    CRC Press

  • Mining and the Environment

    From Ore to Metal, 1st Edition

    By Karlheinz Spitz, John Trudinger

    The history of mining is replete with controversy, much of it relating to environmental damage and consequent community outrage. Over recent decades there has been increasing pressure to improve the environmental and social performance of mining operations, particularly in developing countries. The…

    Paperback – 2008-12-04
    CRC Press