Environment & Sustainability: Environmental Change & Pollution

  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

  • Guardians of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest: Environmental Organizations and Development

    By Luiz C. Barbosa

    The Amazon region is the focus of intense conflict between conservationists concerned with deforestation and advocates of agro-industrial development. This book focuses on the contributions of environmental organizations to the preservation of Brazilian Amazonia. It reveals how…

    Hardback – 2015-05-13
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

  • The Elements of Environmental Pollution

    By John Rieuwerts

    Environmental pollution is one of humanity’s most pressing issues and will remain so for the foreseeable future. Anthropogenic activity is disturbing natural cycles and generating pollutants that are altering the atmosphere, accumulating in the food chain and contaminating the world’s soils, rivers…

    Paperback – 2015-04-16
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-03-19
    Routledge

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