Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Resources

  • Sustainable Diets

    How Ecological Nutrition can Transform Consumption and the Food System

    By Pamela Mason, Tim Lang

    How can huge populations be fed sustainably – healthily, equitably and affordably while maintaining ecosystems on which humanity depends? The evidence on diet’s impact on public health and the environment has grown in recent decades, yet changing food supply, consumer habits and economic…

    Paperback – 2017-03-24 
    Routledge

  • Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge

  • Forest Policy for the Future

    Conflict, Compromise, Consensus

    Edited by Marion Clawson

    The use and management of forests in the United States, especially the public owned ones, have been the focus of considerable controversy. First published in 1974, this volume, a collection of papers originally delivered at the RFF Forest Policy Forum, explores alternative forest management…

    Paperback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge
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  • Water Reuse Policies for Potable Use

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Choon Nam Ong

    The book focuses on policy issues around urban water reuse for potable use in cities in the developed and the developing world. Topics analysed include legal and regulatory frameworks, health and environment considerations, technological development and public perceptions, participation and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • The Management of Schistosomiasis

    By Patricia L. Rosenfield

    One of the major considerations of any environmental resource project must be the effect on human well-being; originally published in 1979, this study aims to deal specifically with the transmission of Schistosomiasis as a human environmental impact. Due to its relationship with water,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Environmental Quality Management

    An Application to the Lower Delaware Valley

    By Walter O. Spofford Jr., Clifford S. Russell, Robert A. Kelly

    Environmental Quality Management provides a quantitative analysis of regional residuals environmental quality management in the Lower Delaware Valley. Originally published in 1976, this study takes a management outlook to discuss new systems such as a non-linear aquatic eco-system model and reaches…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Economics of the Sulphur Industry

    By Jared E. Hazleton

    Between the 1950’s and 1970’s, the Sulphur industry continued to grow despite occasional shortages and excesses. In this study originally published in 1970, Hazleton focuses on the Frasch sulphur industry to explore issues such as competing sources of sulphur, the possibilities of sulphur being…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Imagining Sustainability

    Creative urban environmental governance in Chicago and Melbourne

    By Julie L Cidell

    Cities, rather than nations, have become the key sites for enacting environmental policies. This is due to the combination of growing urban populations and increased action on the part of local governments (generally attributed to national governments’ failure to act on climate change). Imagining…

    Hardback – 2017-03-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • The Suburban Apartment Boom

    Case Study of a Land Use Problem

    By Max Neutze

    With an increase in urban crises arising from a growing population and rising affluence, and the inadequacy of conventional theories to predict the future states of the environment, Resources for the Future laid out a series of studies on the resource base of the urban environment. Originally…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20 
    Routledge
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  • Changing Resource Problems of the Fourth World

    Edited by Ronald G. Ridker

    Climbing food, fertiliser and mineral prices as well as the Arab oil embargo in the seventies had severe economic consequences in developing countries. Originally published in 1976, this study explores the effects of these developments in the fourth world and how they can adjust to an international…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Water Legacies of Conventional Mining

    Edited by James E. Nickum, David B. Brooks, Anthony Richard Turton, Surina Esterhuyse

    The impact of mining is too big to ignore in a world of oversubscribed water. This is true of conventional mining as much as – or even more than – hydraulic fracturing (fracking). The legacy issues of such mining on water have not been fully appreciated, especially the irretrievable effects mining…

    Hardback – 2017-03-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Energy and the Social Sciences

    An Examination of Research Needs

    By Hans H. Landsberg, John J. Schanz, Jr., Sam H. Schurr, Grant P. Thompson

    Originally published in 1974, this report dwells on the problems of meeting global energy demands and the time, effort and knowledge needed to research new energy methods. With rising costs, the uncertainty of supply from the Middle East and concern over the environmental impact of energy products,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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