Environment & Sustainability: Environmental Policy

  • The Governance of Urban Green Spaces in the EU: Social innovation and civil society book cover

    The Governance of Urban Green Spaces in the EU

    Social innovation and civil society

    By Judith Schicklinski

    Across European cities the use of urban space is controversial and subject to diverging interests. On the one hand citizens are increasingly aware of the necessity for self-organising to reclaim green spaces. On the other hand local authorities have started to involve citizens in the governance of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Rethinking the Federal Lands book cover

    Rethinking the Federal Lands

    Edited by Sterling Brubaker

    The federal government is by far the largest landowner in the United States. It is somewhat of an anomaly for the federal government to hold vast acreages of land in an economy where the prevailing ideology favours private ownership. The Reagan administration’s (1981-1989) proposal to increase…

    Paperback – 2017-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ethics of Environmental Health book cover

    Ethics of Environmental Health

    Edited by Friedo Zölzer, Gaston Meskens

    Environmental health encompasses the assessment and control of those environmental factors that can potentially affect human health, such as radiation, toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents. It is often assumed that the assessment part is just a matter of scientific research, and the control…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Sustainable Development Goals and UN Goal-Setting book cover

    Sustainable Development Goals and UN Goal-Setting

    By Stephen Browne

    This book explores the record of the UN development system (UNDS) over more than 70 years as a fount of ideas and concepts in development; as a contributor to development thinking and strategy; and as the principal source of global development goals from the first UN Development Decade to the SDGs.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-21
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Aid Performance and Climate Change book cover

    Aid Performance and Climate Change

    By Julian Caldecott

    The richer countries spend about US$165 billion yearly on overseas aid, mainly to keep human development going. These efforts are undermined by climate change, water-catchment damage, biodiversity loss, and desertification, and their interactions with social systems at all scales, which few aid…

    Paperback – 2017-04-19
    Routledge

  • Energy, Foresight and Strategy book cover

    Energy, Foresight and Strategy

    Edited by Thomas J. Sargent

    The essays in Energy, Foresight and Strategy apply rational expectation theory to various energy markets with the intention of discussing issues relevant to analysis and decision making in the whole of the energy field. Originally published in 1985, issues explored include oil exportation, energy…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Culture and Conservation: Beyond Anthropocentrism book cover

    Culture and Conservation

    Beyond Anthropocentrism

    By Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet, Helen Kopnina

    Today, there is growing interest in conservation and anthropologists have an important role to play in helping conservation succeed for the sake of humanity and for the sake of other species. Equally important, however, is the fact that we, as the species that causes extinctions, have a moral…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • The Limits of the Green Economy: From re-inventing capitalism to re-politicising the present book cover

    The Limits of the Green Economy

    From re-inventing capitalism to re-politicising the present

    By Anneleen Kenis, Matthias Lievens

    Projecting win-win situations, new economic opportunities, green growth and innovative partnerships, the green economy discourse has quickly gained centre stage in international environmental governance and policymaking. Its underlying message is attractive and optimistic: if the market can become…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • International Energy and Poverty: The emerging contours book cover

    International Energy and Poverty

    The emerging contours

    Edited by Lakshman Guruswamy

    Around 2.8 billion people globally, also known as the "Other Third" or "energy poor", have little or no access to beneficial energy that meets their needs for cooking, heating, water, sanitation, illumination, transportation, or basic mechanical power. This book uniquely integrates the hitherto…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Water, Knowledge and the Environment in Asia: Epistemologies, Practices and Locales book cover

    Water, Knowledge and the Environment in Asia

    Epistemologies, Practices and Locales

    Edited by Ravi Baghel, Lea Stepan, Joseph K.W. Hill

    The dramatic transformation of our planet by human actions has been heralded as the coming of the new epoch of the Anthropocene. Human relations with water raise some of the most urgent questions in this regard. The starting point of this book is that these changes should not be seen as the result…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • China’s Role in Reducing Carbon Emissions: The Stabilisation of Energy Consumption and the Deployment of Renewable Energy book cover

    China’s Role in Reducing Carbon Emissions

    The Stabilisation of Energy Consumption and the Deployment of Renewable Energy

    By David Toke

    China, a still developing economy comprising a fifth of the world’s population, will play a key role in the global movement towards reducing carbon emissions. The aims of the Paris Agreement may stand or fall with China, both for its own contribution and the example it will set the developing world…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Ecological Economics: Nature and Society book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Ecological Economics

    Nature and Society

    Edited by Clive L. Spash

    Since becoming formally established with an international academic society in the late 1980s, ecological economics has advanced understanding of the interactions between social and biophysical reality. It initially combined questioning of the basis of mainstream economics with a concern for…

    Hardback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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