Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Resources

  • Negotiating the Environment

    Civil Society, Globalisation and the UN

    By Lauren Eastwood

    Civil society participants have voiced concerns that the environmental problems that became apparent at the multilateral environmental agreements of the 1992 Rio processes are not serving to ameliorate global environmental problems. These concerns raise significant questions regarding the utility…

    Hardback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Global Environmental Governance

  • Routledge Handbook of Environmental Policy in China

    Edited by Eva Sternfeld

    During the last few decades, China has accomplished unprecedented economic growth and has emerged as the second largest economy in the world. This ‘economic miracle’ has led hundreds of millions of people out of poverty, but has also come at a high cost. Environmental degradation and the impact of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Water, Knowledge and the Environment in Asia

    Epistemologies, practices and locales

    Edited by Ravi Baghel, Lea Stepan, Joseph K.W. Hill

    The dramatic transformation of our planet by human actions has been heralded as the coming of the new epoch of the Anthropocene. Human relations with water raise some of the most urgent questions in this regard. The starting point of this book is that these changes should not be seen as the result…

    Hardback – 2017-04-20 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Automotive Scrap Recycling

    Processes, Prices and Prospects

    By James. W Sawyer

    Automotive Scrap Recycling provides a qualitative description of the steel scrap industry by focussing on its largest segment: conversion of obsolete cars into steel scrap. Originally published in1974, this report covers issues such as the structure of the industry and quality problems with scrap…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry

    Edited by Francesco Ferrini, Cecil C. Konijnendijk van den Bosch, Alessio Fini

    More than half the world's population now lives in cities. Creating sustainable, healthy and aesthetic urban environments is therefore a major policy goal and research agenda. This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of the state of the art and science of urban forestry. It describes…

    Hardback – 2017-04-05 
    Routledge

  • The Limits of the Green Economy

    From re-inventing capitalism to re-politicising the present

    By Anneleen Kenis, Matthias Lievens

    Projecting win-win situations, new economic opportunities, green growth and innovative partnerships, the green economy discourse has quickly gained centre stage in international environmental governance and policymaking. Its underlying message is attractive and optimistic: if the market can become…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • International Energy and Poverty

    The emerging contours

    Edited by Lakshman Guruswamy

    Around 2.8 billion people globally, also known as the "Other Third" or "energy poor", have little or no access to beneficial energy that meets their needs for cooking, heating, water, sanitation, illumination, transportation, or basic mechanical power. This book uniquely integrates the hitherto…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Current Issues in Natural Resource Policy

    Edited by Paul R. Portney

    This volume offers an objective view of some of the most critical issues in natural resources. Written in nontechnical language, it uses ideas drawn from economics to look at the issues, examine how government laws and policies have caused some of them arise, and to find ways in which problems can…

    Paperback – 2017-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • International Comparisons of Energy Consumption

    Edited by Joy Dunkerley

    Originally published in 1978, this report summarises the results of a workshop on why energy consumption is much higher in the United States than other industrialised countries with similar living standards. The papers included in the workshop make interesting comparisons between countries such as…

    Paperback – 2017-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Resource and Environmental Effects of U.S. Agriculture

    By Pierre R. Crosson, Sterling Brubaker

    Originally published in 1982, this report explores long-term trends in demand for U.S. agricultural production, energy prices and agricultural technologies and their effect on natural resources such as land and water in the United States. Crosson and Brubaker also discuss possible policy…

    Paperback – 2017-04-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Nation Looks at its Resources

    Edited by Henry Jarrett

    The Nation Looks at its Resources records the key points of the Mid-Century Conference on Resources for the Future held in Washington in 1953. Originally published in 1954, this report reveals the concern felt by those attending the conference about the mounting pressure on our resources from the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • World Mineral Trends and U.S. Supply Problems

    By Leonard L. Fischman

    Even though the United States relies heavily on imports for many non-fuel minerals, mineral supply has played only a small role in foreign policy since World War II. Originally published in 1980, this report investigates seven major non-fuel minerals in relation to long-term potential supply and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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