Environment & Sustainability: Environmental Policy

  • Pastoralism and Development in Africa: Dynamic Change at the Margins book cover

    Pastoralism and Development in Africa

    Dynamic Change at the Margins

    Edited by Andy Catley, Jeremy Lind, Ian Scoones

    Once again, the Horn of Africa has been in the headlines. And once again the news has been bad: drought, famine, conflict, hunger, suffering and death. The finger of blame has been pointed in numerous directions: to the changing climate, to environmental degradation, to overpopulation, to…

    Paperback – 2012-06-28
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Global Cooling: Strategies for Climate Protection book cover

    Global Cooling

    Strategies for Climate Protection

    By Hans-Josef Fell

    This book redefines climate protection measures and readjusts climate protection targets in line with what is scientifically necessary and economically feasible. The reader is provided with an overview of recent developments and failings in, and successful instruments for, fighting climate change…

    Paperback – 2012-06-22
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Energy Developments

  • Competition and Efficiency in International Food Supply Chains: Improving Food Security book cover

    Competition and Efficiency in International Food Supply Chains

    Improving Food Security

    By John Williams

    Why have food crises seemingly become more frequent in recent years, compared to the last few decades? This book examines an array of different issues and distortions that are causing food supply chain dysfunction in many countries, particularly for staple non-perishable foods such as grains,…

    Paperback – 2012-06-14
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The European Union as a Leader in International Climate Change Politics book cover

    The European Union as a Leader in International Climate Change Politics

    Edited by Rüdiger Wurzel, James Connelly

    Climate change poses one of the biggest challenges facing humankind. The European Union (EU) has developed into a leader in international climate change politics although it was originally set up as a ‘leaderless Europe’ in which decision-making powers are spread amongst EU institutional, member…

    Paperback – 2012-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

  • Nuclear Waste Management in a Globalised World book cover

    Nuclear Waste Management in a Globalised World

    Edited by Urban Strandberg, Mats Andrén

    High-level nuclear waste (HLW) is a controversial and risky issue. For the next 100 years, the HLW will be subject to policy decisions and value assessments. Physically safe, technologically stable, and socio-economically sustainable HLW-management will top the agenda. That must be accomplished in…

    Paperback – 2012-05-17
    Routledge

  • The Zeronauts: Breaking the Sustainability Barrier book cover

    The Zeronauts

    Breaking the Sustainability Barrier

    By John Elkington

    A world of 9 billion people by mid-century will demand fundamental changes in our mindsets, behaviors, cultures, and overarching paradigm. Just as our species broke the Sound Barrier during the 1940s and 1950s, a new breed of innovator, entrepreneur, and investor is lining up to break the…

    Hardback – 2012-05-14
    Routledge

  • The Global Economics of Forestry book cover

    The Global Economics of Forestry

    By William F. Hyde

    This book traces the economic and biological pattern of forest development from initial settlement and harvest activity at the natural forest frontier to modern industrial forest plantations. It builds from diagrams describing three discrete stages of forest development, and then discusses the…

    Hardback – 2012-05-11
    RFF Press

  • Ecological Public Health: Reshaping the Conditions for Good Health book cover

    Ecological Public Health

    Reshaping the Conditions for Good Health

    By Geof Rayner, Tim Lang

    What is public health? To some, it is about drains, water, food and housing, all requiring engineering and expert management. To others, it is the State using medicine or health education and tackling unhealthy lifestyles.  This book argues that public health thinking needs an overhaul, a…

    Paperback – 2012-04-23
    Routledge

  • Climate Change Mitigation and Development Cooperation book cover

    Climate Change Mitigation and Development Cooperation

    Edited by Tomoyo Toyota, Ryo Fujikura

    This is a companion book to Earthscan’s 2010 book Climate Change Adaptation and International Development. This book consists of summarised case studies looking at climate change mitigation specifically in Asia, the region producing the most greenhouse gas emissions. It examines international…

    Paperback – 2012-03-26
    Routledge
    Earthscan Climate

  • Sustainable Development and Free Trade: Institutional Approaches book cover

    Sustainable Development and Free Trade

    Institutional Approaches

    By Shawkat Alam

    Examining institutions rather than themes, this critical book provides a comprehensive survey of the inter-relationship between trade-induced economic growth and the environment and its impact on the global quest for sustainable development. Focusing in particular on the interests and concerns of…

    Paperback – 2012-03-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Community Rights, Conservation and Contested Land: The Politics of Natural Resource Governance in Africa book cover

    Community Rights, Conservation and Contested Land

    The Politics of Natural Resource Governance in Africa

    Edited by Fred Nelson

    Natural resource governance is central to the outcomes of biodiversity conservation efforts and to patterns of economic development, particularly in resource-dependent rural communities. The institutional arrangements that define natural resource governance are outcomes of political processes,…

    Paperback – 2012-03-20
    Routledge

  • Natural Disaster and Nuclear Crisis in Japan: Response and Recovery after Japan's 3/11 book cover

    Natural Disaster and Nuclear Crisis in Japan

    Response and Recovery after Japan's 3/11

    Edited by Jeff Kingston

    The March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan plunged the country into a state of crisis. As the nation struggled to recover from a record breaking magnitude 9 earthquake and a tsunami that was as high as thirty-eight meters in some places, news trickled out that Fukushima had experienced…

    Paperback – 2012-03-02
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

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