Environment & Sustainability: Conservation - Environment Studies

  • Culture, Politics and Climate Change: How Information Shapes our Common Future book cover

    Culture, Politics and Climate Change

    How Information Shapes our Common Future

    Edited by Deserai A. Crow, Maxwell T. Boykoff

    Focusing on cultural values and norms as they are translated into politics and policy outcomes, this book presents a unique contribution in combining research from varied disciplines and from both the developed and developing world. This collection draws from multiple perspectives to present an…

    Paperback – 2014-03-06
    Routledge

  • Living with Environmental Change: Waterworlds book cover

    Living with Environmental Change

    Waterworlds

    Edited by Kirsten Hastrup, Cecilie Rubow

    Climate change is a lived experience of changes in the environment, often destroying conventional forms of subsistence and production, creating new patterns of movement and connection, and transforming people’s imagined future. This book explores how people across the world think about…

    Hardback – 2014-03-05
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Invasion Ecologies from the Environmental Humanities book cover

    Rethinking Invasion Ecologies from the Environmental Humanities

    Edited by Jodi Frawley, Iain McCalman

    Research from a humanist perspective has much to offer in interrogating the social and cultural ramifications of invasion ecologies. The impossibility of securing national boundaries against accidental transfer and the unpredictable climatic changes of our time have introduced new dimensions and…

    Paperback – 2014-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Climate Change Adaptation Manual: Lessons learned from European and other industrialised countries book cover

    Climate Change Adaptation Manual

    Lessons learned from European and other industrialised countries

    Edited by Andrea Prutsch, Torsten Grothmann, Sabine McCallum, Inke Schauser, Rob Swart

    Due to the lack of success in climate change mitigation efforts, the importance of adaptation is becoming more and more apparent and is now one of the main imperatives of international research and action. However, research on adaptation is mostly not directly applicable to adaptation policy or…

    Paperback – 2014-02-20
    Routledge

  • From Rio+20 to a New Development Agenda: Building a Bridge to a Sustainable Future book cover

    From Rio+20 to a New Development Agenda

    Building a Bridge to a Sustainable Future

    By Felix Dodds, Jorge Laguna-Celis, Liz Thompson

    Twenty years after the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, "The Earth Summit", the Rio+20 conference in 2012 brought life back to sustainable development by putting it at the centre of a new global development partnership, one in which sustainable development is the basis for…

    Paperback – 2014-01-20
    Routledge

  • Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change: Scaling it up book cover

    Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change

    Scaling it up

    Edited by E. Lisa F. Schipper, Jessica Ayers, Hannah Reid, Saleemul Huq, Atiq Rahman

    As climate change adaptation rises up the international policy agenda, matched by increasing funds and frameworks for action, there are mounting questions over how to ensure the needs of vulnerable people on the ground are met. Community-based adaptation (CBA) is one growing proposal that argues…

    Paperback – 2014-01-17
    Routledge

  • Practical Building Conservation: Roofing book cover

    Practical Building Conservation: Roofing

    By Historic England

    Roofing looks at traditional roof coverings used on historic buildings. Many materials and systems have been used to provide roof coverings, and the book provides information about their technological evolution, the processes causing deterioration, and ways of assessing problems and solutions.…

    Hardback – 2014-01-02
    Routledge
    Practical Building Conservation

  • Economic Incentives for Marine and Coastal Conservation: Prospects, Challenges and Policy Implications book cover

    Economic Incentives for Marine and Coastal Conservation

    Prospects, Challenges and Policy Implications

    Edited by Essam Yassin Mohammed

    Marine and coastal resources provide millions of people with their livelihoods, such as fishing and tourism, and a range of critical additional ‘ecosystem services’, from biodiversity and culture to carbon storage and flood protection. Yet across the world, these resources are…

    Paperback – 2013-11-22
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Greening India's Growth: Costs, Valuations and Trade-offs book cover

    Greening India's Growth

    Costs, Valuations and Trade-offs

    Edited by Muthukumara Mani

    India’s sustained and rapid economic growth offers an opportunity to lift millions out of poverty. But this may come at a steep cost to its environment and natural resources. This insightful book analyses India’s growth from an economic perspective and assesses whether India can grow…

    Hardback – 2013-09-25
    Routledge

  • Four Degrees of Global Warming: Australia in a Hot World book cover

    Four Degrees of Global Warming

    Australia in a Hot World

    Edited by Peter Christoff

    At Copenhagen in December 2009, the international community agreed to limit global warming to below two degrees Celsius to avoid the worst impacts of human-induced climate change. However climate scientists agree that current national emissions targets collectively will still not achieve this goal.…

    Paperback – 2013-09-23
    Routledge

  • Food Policy and the Environmental Credit Crunch: From Soup to Nuts book cover

    Food Policy and the Environmental Credit Crunch

    From Soup to Nuts

    By Julie Hudson, Paul Donovan

    The changing economic environment for the consumer that is emerging from the wreckage of the financial credit crunch plays directly into the importance of food spending. This is certainly true from the perspective of food prices in the short run, but also from the perspective of sustainability and…

    Hardback – 2013-09-20
    Routledge

  • Managing the Transition to a Sustainable Enterprise: Lessons from Frontrunner Companies book cover

    Managing the Transition to a Sustainable Enterprise

    Lessons from Frontrunner Companies

    By Rob van Tulder, Rob van Tilburg, Mara Francken, Andrea da Rosa

    In combining practice and theory, this textbook provides a management perspective on the ‘business case’ for sustainability. Drawing on examples from 20 frontrunner companies located in the Netherlands, it builds upon a unique research project in which CEOs and middle-managers gave access not only…

    Paperback – 2013-08-29
    Routledge

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