Environment & Sustainability: Environmental Change & Pollution

  • 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 – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Climate and Sustainability Communication: Global Perspectives book cover

    Climate and Sustainability Communication

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Donnalyn Pompper

    Climate and Sustainability Communication: Global Perspectives builds upon traditional approaches to understanding the role of mass media in shaping social issues by amplifying diverse perspectives of opinion leaders, as well as voices of those affected by climate and sustainability issues. From…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Forging a Socio-Legal Approach to Environmental Harms: Global Perspectives book cover

    Forging a Socio-Legal Approach to Environmental Harms

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Tiffany Bergin, Emanuela Orlando

    Environmental harms exert a significant toll and pose substantial economic costs on societies around the world. Although such harms have been studied from both legal and social science perspectives, these disciplinary-specific approaches are not, on their own, fully able to address the complexity…

    Hardback – 2017-06-06 
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • 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 – 2017-06-06 
    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 – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • 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 – 2017-06-30 
    CRC Press

  • The Experimental City book cover

    The Experimental City

    Edited by James Evans, Andrew Karvonen, Rob Raven

    This book explores how the concept or urban experimentation is being used to reshape practices of knowledge production in urban debates about resilience, climate change governance, and socio-technical transitions. With contributions from leading scholars, and case studies from the Global North and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • Sustainable Energy in Kazakhstan: Moving to cleaner energy in a resource-rich country book cover

    Sustainable Energy in Kazakhstan

    Moving to cleaner energy in a resource-rich country

    Edited by Yelena Kalyuzhnova, Richard Pomfret

    Kazakhstan is rich in natural resources including coal, oil, natural gas and uranium and has significant renewable potential from wind, solar, hydro and biomass. In spite of this, the country is currently dependent upon fossil fuels with coal-fired plants accounting for 75% of total power…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • 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 – 2017-07-12 
    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 – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Smog in Southern California book cover

    The Political Economy of Smog in Southern California

    By Jeffry Fawcett

    This study, first published in 1990, explores the ways in which institutions can succeed or fail at environmental improvement. The author first takes a look at the nature of environmental politics and the history of air pollution control in Southern California. He then develops a political economic…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

  • Democracy and Climate Change book cover

    Democracy and Climate Change

    By Frederic Hanusch

    Democracy and Climate Change explores the various ways in which democratic principles can lead governments to respond differently to climate change. The election cycle can lead to short-termism, which often appears to be at odds with the long-term nature of climate change, with its latency between…

    Hardback – 2017-08-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

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