Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Resources

  • The History of Energy Transitions book cover

    The History of Energy Transitions

    1st Edition

    By Anthony N. Penna

    This book presents a global and historical perspective on transitions in energy use during the last millennium. The search for sustainable energy is a key issue dominating today's energy regime. This book details the historical evolution of energy, following the overlapping and slow transition…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

  • Product Design and Sustainability: Strategies, Tools, and Practice book cover

    Product Design and Sustainability

    Strategies, Tools, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Jane Penty

    Whether it is the effects of climate change, the avalanche of electronic and plastic waste or the substandard living and working conditions of billions of our fellow global citizens, our ability to deal with unsustainability will define the 21st Century. Given that most consumption is mediated…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27 
    Routledge

  • The Circular Economy: A User's Guide book cover

    The Circular Economy

    A User's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Walter R Stahel

    A Circular Economy seeks to rebuild capital, whether this is financial, manufactured, human, social or natural, and offers opportunities and solutions for all organisations. This book, written by Walter Stahel, who is widely recognised as one of the key people who formulated the concept of the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge

  • Soil Degradation and Restoration in Africa book cover

    Soil Degradation and Restoration in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rattan Lal, B. A. Stewart

    Soil degradation is a widespread problem in Africa resulting in low agricultural productivity while demand for food continues to increase. Degradation is caused by accelerated erosion, acidification, contamination, depletion of soil organic matter and plant nutrients, and salinization. Food and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-24 
    CRC Press
    Advances in Soil Science

  • Marine Policy: An Introduction to Governance and International Law of the Oceans book cover

    Marine Policy

    An Introduction to Governance and International Law of the Oceans, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Zacharias, Jeff Ardron

    This textbook provides readers with a foundation in policy development and analysis, describing how policy, including legal mechanisms, are applied to the marine environment. It presents a systematic treatment of all aspects of marine policy, including climate change, energy, environmental…

    Paperback – 2019-07-23 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Failure or Reform?: Market-Based Policy Instruments for Sustainable Agriculture and Resource Management book cover

    Failure or Reform?

    Market-Based Policy Instruments for Sustainable Agriculture and Resource Management, 1st Edition

    By Stewart Lockie

    Market reform promises more environmental protection and more profitable agriculture at lower financial cost. Too good to be true? This book examines numerous empirical examples of policy in action to identify principles for the successful application of market-based policy instruments. Where some…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Energy and Environment: An Earth System Approach book cover

    Sustainable Energy and Environment

    An Earth System Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandeep Narayan Kundu, Muhammad Nawaz

    The study of the earth, energy, and the environment—together—is critical for gaining a thorough understanding of where life stands today amid the continuous growth and development around us. Understanding how the Earth has evolved and how its subsystems interact and influence various energy…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • The Geography of Energy book cover

    The Geography of Energy

    1st Edition

    By Gerald Manners

    Originally published in 1964 and revised in 1971. This is an examination of the three principal factors which influence energy production and consumption, and the associated trade in fuel and power: market, transport and politics. Topics discussed include the economics of oil pipelines and tankers;…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy

  • Energy Guide: A Directory of Information Resources book cover

    Energy Guide

    A Directory of Information Resources, 1st Edition

    By Virginia Bemis

    Originally published in 1977. This annotated guide to sources of information on the social science aspects of energy and energy alternatives describes materials and sources of interest to users at all levels. The chapters separate information according to the type of material or the issuing…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy

  • Families and the Energy Transition book cover

    Families and the Energy Transition

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Byrne, David A. Schulz, Marvin B. Sussman

    Originally published in 1985. This volume on household energy conditions considers the energy crisis in the United States and offers an important appraisal of the future of energy consumption by families and the family's adaptations to decreasing energy availability. The chapters in the first…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy

  • Energy in Europe: Issues and Policies book cover

    Energy in Europe

    Issues and Policies, 1st Edition

    By Thomas G. Weyman-Jones

    Originally published in 1986. Energy economics emerged in the 1970s as one of the most controversial and critical aspects of European economic and political development. This book provides a fully comprehensive but easily accessible guide to the key issues of energy policy, placing them in a…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy

  • Energy Issues and Options for Developing Countries book cover

    Energy Issues and Options for Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By United Nations

    Originally published in 1989. This book presents the situation regarding energy provision and policy in developing countries. It looks at Enhanced Oil Recovery, Hydropower and small energy packages suitable for rural areas including renewable energies and the various needs and systems affected such…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy

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