Environment & Sustainability: Environmental Change & Pollution

  • Accumulation

    The Material Politics of Plastic

    Edited by Jennifer Gabrys, Gay Hawkins, Mike Michael

    From food punnets to credit cards, plastic facilitates every part of our daily lives. It has become central to processes of contemporary socio-material living. Universalised and abstracted, it is often treated as the passive object of political deliberations, or a problematic material demanding…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Productivity Effects of Cropland Erosion in the United States

    By Pierre R. Crosson

    In the 1970’s, agriculture in the United States seemed to be booming. With an extra demand for crops, extra acres were taken on to increase production which was predicted to increase further with an ever-growing population. However, concerns were beginning to be raised over the adequacy of land for…

    Paperback – 2017-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2017-04-27 
    Routledge

  • National Climate Policy

    A Multi-field Approach

    By Elin Lerum Boasson

    Failed attempts at producing ambitious global climate commitments and instruments have made it increasingly important for nation states to deliver climate policies. This in turn requires a better understanding of national climate policymaking.  In this book, Elin Lerum Boasson develops an…

    Paperback – 2017-04-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

  • Greenhouse Warming

    Abatement and Adaptation

    Edited by Norman J. Rosenberg, William E. Easterling III, Pierre R. Crosson, Joel Darmstadter

    Originally published in 1989, Greenhouse Warming combines papers presented at a workshop held in 1987 to discuss climate change. This study identifies ways that climate impacts upon agriculture, forestry and water resources in order to advise on safeguarding against drought, flood and extreme cold…

    Paperback – 2017-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Economics of Managing Chlorofluorocarbons

    Stratospheric Ozone and Climate Issues

    Edited by John H. Cumberland, James R. Hibbs, Irving Hoch

    Chlorofluorocarbons are known to be effective spray can propellants, solvents and refrigerators and were often used in deodorants, refrigerators and other goods. However, it was not known at the beginning of their use, the complex reaction that CFCs have on the earth’s climate. Originally published…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Public Regulation of Site Selection for Nuclear Power Plants

    Present Procedures and Reform Proposals — An Annotated Bibliography

    By Ernest D. Klema, Robert L. West

    Public regulation of site-selection for nuclear power plants is woven into the fabric of the distinctively-American experience in exercising government control over privately-owned public utilities. Originally published in 1977, the authors have identified the various dimensions of public concern…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Global Development and the Environment

    Perspectives on Sustainability

    Edited by Joel Darmstadter

    In preparation for the United Nation’s Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992, this study aimed to detail enduring environmental issues that might or might not have been considered at the conference. Originally published earlier that year, Global Development and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Dependent Convergence

    The Struggle to Control Petrochemical Hazards in Brazil and the United States

    By Carlos E Siqueira

    Comparative analyses of social actors and policy outcomes in Bahia and Texas show the similarities and differences in the actors and the policies adopted in each case. As a result of historical and structural developments in Bahia and Texas, Cetrel operates under pollution-control standards and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Work, Health and Environment Series

  • Managing Ash from Municipal Waste Incinerators

    By Alyce M. Ujihara, Michael Gough

    Originally published in 1989, this report deals with issues surrounding ash residues produced by municipal waste combustors. Spurred by huge disagreements over the environmental risks that these ash residues posed; Managing Ash from Municipal Waste Incinerators attempts to shed light on the debates…

    Paperback – 2017-03-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Handbook of Regulations on Environmental Protection in China

    The Handbook of Regulations on Environmental Protection in China details the environmental laws, regulations and standards in China for those enforcing and creating environmental policy as it stood in the early 1990’s. Originally published in English in 1994, this translation aims to illuminate an…

    Paperback – 2017-03-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Economics and Episodic Disease

    The Benefits of Preventing a Giardiasis Outbreak

    By Winston Harrington, Alan J. Krupnick, Walter O. Spofford Jr.

    Originally published in 1991, this study uses the 1983 outbreak of Giardiasis in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania as a case study to explore the social costs of waterborne illnesses to a community. With over 6,000 people affected in that particular case, Economics and Episodic Disease emphasises the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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