Environment & Sustainability: Environmental Change & Pollution

  • The Great Barrier Reef: An Environmental History book cover

    The Great Barrier Reef

    An Environmental History

    By Ben Daley

    The Great Barrier Reef is located along the coast of Queensland in north-east Australia and is the world's largest coral reef ecosystem. Designated a World Heritage Area, it has been subject to increasing pressures from tourism, fishing, pollution and climate change, and is now protected as a…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Reconnecting People and Water: Public Engagement and Sustainable Urban Water Management book cover

    Reconnecting People and Water

    Public Engagement and Sustainable Urban Water Management

    By Liz Sharp

    Water management in industrialised western countries has long been seen as a technical process associated with pipes, drains and bureaucracies. This technical model of water management is now being questioned. This book examines the nature of contemporary water management and the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • The Bad Earth: Environmental Degradation in China book cover

    The Bad Earth

    Environmental Degradation in China

    By Vaclav Smil

    As China strives to significantly increase its economic output, the nation faces an acute deterioration of the physical resources from which this prodigious growth springs. Major problems include water shortages, the pollution of water, high levels of carcinogens in the air, accelerating erosion,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Two Degrees Dangerous Limit for Climate Change: Public Understanding and Decision Making book cover

    The Two Degrees Dangerous Limit for Climate Change

    Public Understanding and Decision Making

    By Christopher Shaw

    This book is about the history, present and future of one the most important policy ideas of the modern era – that there is a single, global dangerous amount of climate change. That dangerous amount of climate change is imagined as two degrees centigrade of global warming above the pre-industrial…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Accumulation: The Material Politics of Plastic book cover

    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 book cover

    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 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 – 2017-04-27 
    Routledge

  • National Climate Policy: A Multi-field Approach book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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

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