Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Resources

  • Multifunctional Land Uses in Africa (Open Access): Sustainable Food Security Solutions book cover

    Multifunctional Land Uses in Africa (Open Access)

    Sustainable Food Security Solutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisabeth Simelton, Madelene Ostwald

    This book presents contemporary case studies of land use, management practices and innovation in Africa with a view to exploring how multifunctional land uses can alleviate food insecurity and poverty. Food security and livelihoods in Africa face multiple challenges in the form of feeding a growing…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • 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

  • 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

  • Municipal Entrepreneurship and Energy Policy: A Five Nation Study of Politics, Innovation and Social Change book cover

    Municipal Entrepreneurship and Energy Policy

    A Five Nation Study of Politics, Innovation and Social Change, 1st Edition

    By Alison E. Woodward, Jerry Ellig, Tom R. Burns

    Originally published in 1994. The energy crisis of the 1970s provided an opportune climate for public sector entrepreneurship to develop. The authors present case studies from six innovative and diverse municipalities in Denmark, France, Germany, Sweden and the United States. The studies…

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

  • A Dictionary of Energy book cover

    A Dictionary of Energy

    1st Edition

    By Martin Counihan

    Originally published in 1981. Every aspect of Energy – production, conversion and use - is discussed and explained in this unique dictionary. Comprehensive and well-illustrated entries cover fossil and other types of chemical fuel; hydro-electric and nuclear power; energy conservation; solar energy…

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

  • Co-operation and Development in the Energy Sector: The Arab Gulf States and Canada book cover

    Co-operation and Development in the Energy Sector

    The Arab Gulf States and Canada, 1st Edition

    Edited by Atif A. Kubursi, Thomas Naylor

    Originally published in 1985. This book gives the views of both oil producers and oil consumers, detailing in a systematic manner the problems that they have encountered in the energy field and the solutions that they have devised to deal with them. The book makes clear that producers and consumers…

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

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