Environment & Sustainability: Environmental History

  • The History of Energy Transitions book cover

    The History of Energy Transitions

    1st Edition

    By Anthony N. Penna

    This book presents a global and historical perspective on transitions in energy use during the last millennium. The search for sustainable energy is a key issue dominating today's energy regime. This book details the historical evolution of energy, following the overlapping and slow transition…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

  • Humans and Lions: Conflict, Conservation and Coexistence book cover

    Humans and Lions

    Conflict, Conservation and Coexistence, 1st Edition

    By Keith Somerville

    This book places lion conservation and the relationship between people and lions both in historical context and in the context of the contemporary politics of conservation in Africa. The killing of Cecil the Lion in July 2015 brought such issues to the public’s attention. Were lions threatened in…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Commons in a Glocal World: Global Connections and Local Responses book cover

    The Commons in a Glocal World

    Global Connections and Local Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tobias Haller, Thomas Breu, Tine De Moor, Christian Rohr, Heinzpeter Znoj

    This volume focuses on how, in Europe, the debate on the commons is discussed in regard to historical and contemporary dimensions, critically referencing the work on Elinor Ostrom. It also explores from the perspective of new institutional political ecology (NIPE) how Europe directly and indirectly…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • The Legacy of Carbon Dioxide: Past and Present Impacts book cover

    The Legacy of Carbon Dioxide

    Past and Present Impacts, 1st Edition

    By Paul J. Karol

    Covers the truly varied roles carbon dioxide has played and continues to play in the character of our planet. Chapters deal with the synthesis of CO2 in stars, the evolution of the atmosphere over billions of years, the chemical and physical properties of CO2 and how those influence common…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Poetics of the Earth: Natural History and Human History book cover

    Poetics of the Earth

    Natural History and Human History, 1st Edition

    By Augustin Berque

    Poetics of the Earth is a work of environmental philosophy, based on a synthesis of eastern and western thought on natural and human history. It draws on recent biological research to show how the processes of evolution and history both function according to the same principles. Augustin Berque…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • The Earth, Humanity and God: The Templeton Lectures Cambridge, 1993 book cover

    The Earth, Humanity and God

    The Templeton Lectures Cambridge, 1993, 1st Edition

    By Colin A. Russell

    Originally published in 1994, The Earth, Humanity and God discusses the relationship between science and religion. The book discusses the condition of the earth (as it was at the time of publication) and the future prospects of the planet, arguing that neither the conventional "mechanistic" view…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Gardens and Human Agency in the Anthropocene book cover

    Gardens and Human Agency in the Anthropocene

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Paula Diogo, Ana Duarte Rodrigues, Ana Simões, Davide Sarso

    This volume discusses gardens as designed landscapes of mediation between nature and culture, embodying different levels of human control over wilderness, defining specific rules for this confrontation and staging different forms of human dominance. The contributing authors focus on ways of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Environmental Policy and Impact Assessment in Japan book cover

    Environmental Policy and Impact Assessment in Japan

    1st Edition

    By Brendan F. D. Barrett, Riki Therivel

    First published in 1991. Japanese attitudes to pollution and environmental protection were distinctly equivocal. The Japanese are a nature-loving people, yet they are responsible for widespread environmental destruction; Japan has some of the world’s strictest environmental quality standards, but…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental Policy

  • Protecting the Periphery: Environmental Policy in Peripheral Regions of the European Union book cover

    Protecting the Periphery

    Environmental Policy in Peripheral Regions of the European Union, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Baker, Kay Milton, Steven Yearley

    First published in 1994. ln Protecting the Periphery the editors present a series of papers revealing the impact of EU policies on environmental quality in regions at the edge of the European Union and in those lying just outside it. In many cases these regions contain habitats and landscapes of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental Policy

  • Valued Environments book cover

    Valued Environments

    1st Edition

    Edited by John R. Gold, Jacquelin Burgess

    First published in 1982. People care about places. Inhabitants demand more participation in the changes proposed for their local environments, activists urge greater protection of countryside and natural environments, decision-makers feel threatened by the antagonism aroused by their powers and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental Policy

  • Probability is All We Have: Uncertainties, Delays, and Environmental Policy Making book cover

    Probability is All We Have

    Uncertainties, Delays, and Environmental Policy Making, 1st Edition

    By James K. Hammitt

    First published in 1990. In this study, the author suggests ways that policy-makers can think about environmental policy choice that responds to the importance of uncertainty and delay. Hammitt describes several tools for environmental policy analysis and illustrates their application to important…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental Policy

  • Earth Follies: Feminism, Politics and the Environment book cover

    Earth Follies

    Feminism, Politics and the Environment, 1st Edition

    By Joni Seager

    First published in 1993. The question of ‘agency’ is essential to our understanding of environmental problems - who is responsible, and why? Threats such as ozone depletion, global warming and overconsumption are all precipitated by the powerful institutions which shape modern life – institutions…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental Policy

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