Environment & Sustainability: Environmental Change & Pollution

  • 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 – 2017-05-24
    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • 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 – 2017-04-19
    Routledge

  • China’s Role in Reducing Carbon Emissions: The Stabilisation of Energy Consumption and the Deployment of Renewable Energy book cover

    China’s Role in Reducing Carbon Emissions

    The Stabilisation of Energy Consumption and the Deployment of Renewable Energy

    By David Toke

    China, a still developing economy comprising a fifth of the world’s population, will play a key role in the global movement towards reducing carbon emissions. The aims of the Paris Agreement may stand or fall with China, both for its own contribution and the example it will set the developing world…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge

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