Environment & Sustainability: Environmental Change & Pollution

  • Mountain Movers: Mining, Sustainability and the Agents of Change book cover

    Mountain Movers

    Mining, Sustainability and the Agents of Change

    By Daniel M. Franks

    The products of mining are everywhere – if it wasn’t grown, it was mined or drilled. But the mining industry has a chequered past. Pollution, human rights abuses, and corruption have tarnished the reputation of the industry across the globe. Over a decade ago the major mining companies embraced the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Geography of Climate Change book cover

    Geography of Climate Change

    Edited by Richard John Aspinall

    Climate change is one of the inescapable themes of current times. Climate change confronts society in issues as diverse as domestic and international political debate and negotiation, discussion in the media and public opinion, land management choices and decisions, and concerns about environmental…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

  • Psychology for Sustainability: 4th Edition book cover

    Psychology for Sustainability

    4th Edition

    By Britain A. Scott, Elise L. Amel, Susan M. Koger, Christie M. Manning

    Psychology for Sustainability, 4th Edition -- known as Psychology of Environmental Problems: Psychology for Sustainability in its previous edition -- applies psychological theory and research to so-called "environmental" problems, which actually result from human behavior that degrades…

    Paperback – 2015-08-10
    Routledge

  • Integrated Water Resources Management: From concept to implementation book cover

    Integrated Water Resources Management

    From concept to implementation

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada

    The book includes seventeen excellent researched and documented papers that reflect the diversity of thought, ideas and experiences related to IWRM. They draw from an extensive, inclusive and geographically representative range of theoretical propositions and practical examples. These include…

    Hardback – 2015-07-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Managing China's Energy Sector: Between the Market and the State book cover

    Managing China's Energy Sector

    Between the Market and the State

    Edited by Hongyi Lai, Malcolm Warner

    Since China has now become the world’s largest energy consumer, its energy sector has understandably huge implications for the global economy. This book examines the transformation of China’s conventional and renewable energy sectors, with special attention to state-business relations. Two studies…

    Hardback – 2015-07-24
    Routledge

  • Green Infrastructure: Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments book cover

    Green Infrastructure

    Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments

    By John W. Dover

    With more than half of the world's population now living in urban areas, it is vitally important that towns and cities are healthy places to live. The principal aim of this book is to synthesize the disparate literature on the use of vegetation in the built environment and its multifunctional…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge

  • The Haze Problem in Southeast Asia: Palm Oil and Patronage book cover

    The Haze Problem in Southeast Asia

    Palm Oil and Patronage

    By Helena Varkkey

    Despite the efforts of Southeast Asian governments and of ASEAN, transboundary haze continues to be a major environmental problem in Southeast Asia. This book demonstrates that the issue is complex, and explains why efforts to solve the problem in purely political terms are ineffective, and likely…

    Hardback – 2015-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

  • Frontiers of Land and Water Governance in Urban Regions book cover

    Frontiers of Land and Water Governance in Urban Regions

    Edited by Thomas Hartmann, Tejo Spit

    A society that intensifies and expands the use of land and water in urban areas needs to search for solutions to manage the frontiers between these two essential elements for urban living. Sustainable governance of land and water is one of the major challenges of our times. Managing retention areas…

    Hardback – 2015-07-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • The Green Case (Routledge Revivals): A Sociology of Environmental Issues, Arguments and Politics book cover

    The Green Case (Routledge Revivals)

    A Sociology of Environmental Issues, Arguments and Politics

    By Steven Yearley

    First published in 1991, this title provides a comprehensive and objective account of the basis of ‘green’ arguments and their social and political implications. By the beginning of the 1990s, environmental awareness had become widespread, popular, and fashionable throughout the West, adopted by…

    Paperback – 2015-07-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Carbon Conflicts and Forest Landscapes in Africa book cover

    Carbon Conflicts and Forest Landscapes in Africa

    Edited by Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones

    Amidst the pressing challenges of global climate change, the last decade has seen a wave of forest carbon projects across the world, designed to conserve and enhance forest carbon stocks in order to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation and offset emissions elsewhere. Exploring a set of new…

    Paperback – 2015-06-02
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Governing Climate Change book cover

    Governing Climate Change

    2nd Edition

    By Harriet Bulkeley, Peter Newell

    Governing Climate Change, Second Edition, provides a short and accessible introduction to how climate change is governed by an increasingly diverse range of actors, from civil society and market actors to multilateral development banks, donors, and cities. This updated edition also includes:…

    Paperback – 2015-05-29
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Green vs. Green: The Political, Legal, and Administrative Pitfalls Facing Green Energy Production book cover

    Green vs. Green

    The Political, Legal, and Administrative Pitfalls Facing Green Energy Production

    By Ryan M. Yonk, Randy T. Simmons, Brian C. Steed

    Renewable and carbon-neutral energy have been promoted as the future of energy production in the United States. Non-traditional energy sources show promise as alternatives to fossil fuels and may provide a sustainable source of energy in increasingly uncertain energy markets. However, these new…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

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