Environment & Sustainability: Environmental Change & Pollution

  • Remote Sensing of the Mine Environment book cover

    Remote Sensing of the Mine Environment

    By H. Şebnem Düzgün, Nuray Demirel

    A guide for students and professionals, this introductory course book covers the basic principles of remote sensing and its applications in mine environment monitoring. Building from a reader’s basic knowledge of mine monitoring, it teaches how to implement remote sensing techniques and how to…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    CRC Press

  • Climate Change and Genocide: Environmental Violence in the 21st Century book cover

    Climate Change and Genocide

    Environmental Violence in the 21st Century

    Edited by Jürgen Zimmerer

    Climate change caused by human activity is the most fundamental challenge facing mankind in the 21st century, since it will drastically alter the living conditions of millions of people, mainly in the Global South. Environmental violence, including resource crises such as peak fossil fuel, will lie…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • Managing and Adapting to Global Change in Tourism Places book cover

    Managing and Adapting to Global Change in Tourism Places

    Edited by Alan A. Lew

    Today, more than ever, communities need to develop resilience strategies to adapt to the varied and often unpredictable forces of global change. The focus of this collection of articles from Tourism Geographies is on global change in tourism places. Global change incorporates social and economic…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • Green Transportation and Energy Consumption in China book cover

    Green Transportation and Energy Consumption in China

    By Jian Chai, Ying Yang, Quanying Lu, Limin Xing, Ting Liang, Kin Keung Lai, Shouyang Wang

    This book provides insights into China’s energy consumption and pollution as well as its energy saving policies. It explores energy saving ways and argues for an energy consumption revolution, which includes technologies to improve transportation resource efficiency, modification of existing…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Risk Management

  • 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 – 2017-05-25
    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 – 2017-05-23
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Routledge Handbook of Ecological and Environmental Restoration book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Ecological and Environmental Restoration

    Edited by Stuart K. Allison, Stephen D. Murphy

    Ecological restoration is a rapidly evolving discipline that is engaged with developing both methodologies and strategies for repairing damaged and polluted ecosystems and environments. During the last decade the rapid pace of climate change coupled with continuing habitat destruction and the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Urban Settlements: A Spatial Perspective of Carbon Footprint and Beyond book cover

    Climate Change and Urban Settlements

    A Spatial Perspective of Carbon Footprint and Beyond

    By Mahendra Sethi

    Climate change and urbanization are two of the greatest challenges facing humanity in the 21st century, and their effects are converging in dangerous ways. Cities contribute significantly to global warming, and as the world further takes a rural-urban population tilt, the next few decades pose a…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • 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

  • Risk Analysis and Management – Trends, Challenges and Emerging Issues: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR 2017), June 5-9, 2017, Ostrava, Czech Republic book cover

    Risk Analysis and Management – Trends, Challenges and Emerging Issues

    Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR 2017), June 5-9, 2017, Ostrava, Czech Republic

    Edited by Ales Bernatik, Chongfu Huang, Olivier Salvi

    This book collects the papers presented at the 6th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR-2017) held in Ostrava/Prague, Czech Republic, on June 5-9, 2017, organized by VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic. The overall theme of the sixth international…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16
    CRC Press
    Communications in Cybernetics, Systems Science and Engineering – Proceedings

  • Rethinking Climate Change, Conflict and Security book cover

    Rethinking Climate Change, Conflict and Security

    Edited by Jan Selby, Clemens Hoffmann

    Is global climate change likely to become a significant source of violent conflict, and should it therefore be seen as a national security challenge? Most Northern governments, militaries, think tanks and NGOs believe so, as do many academic researchers, on the grounds that increased temperatures,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • China: Tackle the Challenge of Global Climate Change book cover

    China: Tackle the Challenge of Global Climate Change

    By Angang Hu, Qingyou Guan

    Global climate change is one of the challenges ever to confront humanity with the largest scale, widest scope and most far-reaching influence. As the biggest developing country with the largest population, China is the world’s leading consumer of coal and energy, and one of the worst-hit…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

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