6Featured Books

  • Environmentalism: An Evolutionary Approach book cover

    Environmentalism: An Evolutionary Approach

    By Douglas Spieles

    The premise of this book is that our environmental dilemmas are products of biological and sociocultural evolution, and that through an understanding of evolution we can reframe debates of thought and action. The purpose is to explain the wide variety of environmental worldviews, their origins,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • The Imperatives of Sustainable Development: Needs, Justice, Limits book cover

    The Imperatives of Sustainable Development

    Needs, Justice, Limits

    By Erling Holden, Kristin Linnerud, David Banister, Valeria Jana Schwanitz, August Wierling

    Thirty years ago, the UN report Our Common Future placed sustainable development firmly on the international agenda. The Imperatives of Sustainable Development takes the ethical foundations of Our Common Future and builds a model that emphasizes three equally important moral imperatives –…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge

  • Dictionary of Sustainability book cover

    Dictionary of Sustainability

    By Margaret Robertson

    The Dictionary of Sustainability provides clear and accurate definitions of the extensive vocabulary that has developed in this emerging and interdisciplinary field, saving considerable time from searching through the massive quantity of information of differing degrees of quality that is available…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Water Law and Policy book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Water Law and Policy

    Edited by Alistair Rieu-Clarke, Andrew Allan, Sarah Hendry

    Water plays a key role in addressing the most pressing global challenges of our time, including climate change adaptation, food and energy security, environmental sustainability and the promotion of peace and stability. This comprehensive handbook explores the pivotal place of law and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Tourism on a Finite Planet: Environmental, Business and Policy Solutions book cover

    Sustainable Tourism on a Finite Planet

    Environmental, Business and Policy Solutions

    By Megan Epler Wood

    This book helps all those involved in international tourism develop the new skills, tools and investments required to protect irreplaceable global resources from the impacts of escalating tourism demand over the next 50 years. It documents how technology and the growing global middle class are…

    Paperback – 2017-01-23
    Routledge

  • Prosperity without Growth: Foundations for the Economy of Tomorrow book cover

    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
    Routledge