Environment & Sustainability: Environmental Politics

  • Hope and Grief in the Anthropocene

    Re-conceptualising human–nature relations

    By Lesley Head

    The Anthropocene is a volatile and potentially catastrophic age demanding new ways of thinking about relations between humans and the nonhuman world. This book explores how responses to environmental challenges are hampered by a grief for a pristine and certain past, rather than considering the…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Anthropocene

  • International Climate Change Law and Policy

    Cultural Legitimacy in Adaptation and Mitigation

    Edited by Thoko Kaime

    Climate change poses fundamental and varied challenges to all communities across the globe. The adaptation and mitigation strategies proposed by governments and non-governmental organisations are likely to require radical and fundamental shifts in socio-political structures, technological and…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Governing Marine Protected Areas

    Resilience through Diversity

    By Peter J.S. Jones

    In this innovative volume, the author addresses some important challenges related to the effective and equitable governance of marine protected areas (MPAs). These challenges are explored through a study of 20 MPA case studies from around the world. A novel governance analysis framework…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Climate Change and Anthropos

    Planet, people and places

    By Linda H. Connor

    Anthropos, in the sense of species as well as cultures and ethics, locates humans as part of much larger orders of existence – fundamental when thinking about climate change. This book offers a new way of exploring the significance of locality and lives in the epoch of the Anthropocene, a time when…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Human Rights and Sustainability

    Moral responsibilities for the future

    Edited by Gerhard Bos, Marcus Düwell

    The history of human rights suggests that individuals should be empowered in their natural, political, political, social and economic vulnerabilities. States within the international arena hold each other responsible for doing just that and support or interfere where necessary. States are to…

    Hardback – 2016-02-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Reimagining Climate Change

    Edited by Paul Wapner, Hilal Elver

    Responding to climate change has become an industry. Governments, corporations, activist groups and others now devote billions of dollars to mitigation and adaptation, and their efforts represent one of the most significant policy measures ever dedicated to a global challenge. Despite its laudatory…

    Hardback – 2016-02-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Global Bioethics

    An introduction

    By Henk ten Have

    The panorama of bioethical problems is different today. Patients travel to Thailand for fast surgery; commercial surrogate mothers in India deliver babies to parents in rich countries; organs, body parts and tissues are trafficked from East to Western Europe; physicians and nurses migrating from…

    Paperback – 2016-02-09
    Routledge

  • Why REDD will Fail

    By Jessica L. DeShazo, Chandra Lal Pandey, Zachary A. Smith

    Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD) attempts to address climate change from one angle – by paying developing countries to slow or stop deforestation and forest degradation. Trumpeted as a way to both mitigate climate change and assist countries with development, REDD…

    Hardback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Petroleum Company Operations and Agreements in the Developing Countries

    By Raymond F. Mikesell

    Originally published in 1984, this study focuses on petroleum agreements between non-OPEC LDCs with oil-importing LDCs and how issues such as high oil prices affect each country. The information presented in this study was drawn from interviews with petroleum officials in petroleum companies,…

    Hardback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Toward a New Climate Agreement

    Conflict, Resolution and Governance

    Edited by Todd L. Cherry, Jon Hovi, David M. McEvoy

    Climate change is one of the most pressing problems facing the global community. Although most states agree that climate change is occurring and is at least partly the result of humans’ reliance on fossil fuels, managing a changing global climate is a formidable challenge. Underlying this challenge…

    Paperback – 2016-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Framing Environmental Disaster

    Environmental Advocacy and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

    By Melissa K. Merry

    The blowout of the Deepwater Horizon and subsequent underground oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 is considered by many to be the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history.  Interest groups, public officials, and media organizations have spent considerable time documenting the…

    Paperback – 2016-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

  • Philosophy of Nature

    Rethinking naturalness

    By Svein Anders Noer Lie

    The concept of naturalness has largely disappeared from the academic discourse in general but also the particular field of environmental studies. This book is about naturalness in general – about why the idea of naturalness has been abandoned in modern academic discourse, why it is important to…

    Hardback – 2016-01-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

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