Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Resources

  • Utopia in the Anthropocene: A Change Plan for a Sustainable and Equitable World book cover

    Utopia in the Anthropocene

    A Change Plan for a Sustainable and Equitable World, 1st Edition

    By Michael Harvey

    Utopia in the Anthropocene takes a cross-disciplinary approach to analyse our current world problems, identify the key resistance to change and take the reader step-by-step towards a more sustainable, equitable, and rewarding world. It presents paradigm-shifting models of economics, political…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • How Solar Energy Became Cheap: A Model for Low-Carbon Innovation book cover

    How Solar Energy Became Cheap

    A Model for Low-Carbon Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Gregory F. Nemet

    Solar energy is a substantial global industry, one that has generated trade disputes among superpowers, threatened the solvency of large energy companies, and prompted serious reconsideration of electric utility regulation rooted in the 1930s. One of the biggest payoffs from solar’s success is not…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge

  • Arctic Geopolitics, Media and Power book cover

    Arctic Geopolitics, Media and Power

    1st Edition

    By Annika Nilsson E., Miyase Christensen

    Arctic Geopolitics, Media and Power provides a fresh way of looking at the potential and limitations of regional international governance in the Arctic region. Far-reaching impacts of climate change, its wealth of resources and potential for new commercial activities have placed the Arctic region…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    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 – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge

  • Green, Reliable and Viable: Perspectives on India’s Shift Towards Low-Carbon Energy: Perspectives on India’s Shift Towards Low-Carbon Energy book cover

    Green, Reliable and Viable: Perspectives on India’s Shift Towards Low-Carbon Energy

    Perspectives on India’s Shift Towards Low-Carbon Energy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ajay Mathur, Adair Turner, Noëmie Leprince-Ringuet

    Resource-intensive practices of yesterday can no longer sustain the world. The future of our planet hinges on timely transitions to efficiency of resource-use across ecosystems of people, products, and processes. This will happen through transitions to low-carbon global energy systems. Against this…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    CRC Press

  • Gender, Agriculture and Agrarian Transformations: Changing Relations in Africa, Latin America and Asia book cover

    Gender, Agriculture and Agrarian Transformations

    Changing Relations in Africa, Latin America and Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carolyn E. Sachs

    This book presents research from across the globe on how gender relationships in agriculture are changing. In many regions of the world, agricultural transformations are occurring through increased commodification, new value-chains, technological innovations introduced by CGIAR and other…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Holistic Sustainability Through Craft-Design Collaboration book cover

    Holistic Sustainability Through Craft-Design Collaboration

    1st Edition

    By Rebecca Reubens

    This book explores the intersection of craft, design and sustainability in the developing world. It argues that most sustainable design approaches and efforts fall short of implementing holistic sustainability and in order to reach this goal, design must be underpinned by alternatives to the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Sustainability Certification Schemes in the Agricultural and Natural Resource Sectors: Outcomes for Society and the Environment book cover

    Sustainability Certification Schemes in the Agricultural and Natural Resource Sectors

    Outcomes for Society and the Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Vogt

    This book provides a balanced critique of a range of international sustainability certification schemes across nine agricultural and natural resource industries. Certification schemes set standards through intra-market private and multi-stakeholder mechanisms, and while third party verification is…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • The Commons in a Glocal World: Global Connections and Local Responses book cover

    The Commons in a Glocal World

    Global Connections and Local Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tobias Haller, Thomas Breu, Tine De Moor, Christian Rohr, Heinzpeter Znoj

    This volume focuses on how, in Europe, the debate on the commons is discussed in regard to historical and contemporary dimensions, critically referencing the work on Elinor Ostrom. It also explores from the perspective of new institutional political ecology (NIPE) how Europe directly and indirectly…

    Hardback – 2019-05-24 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Urban Water Resources book cover

    Urban Water Resources

    1st Edition

    By Monzur Alam Imteaz

    Ever increasing urbanization is impacting both the quantity and quality of urban water resources. These urban water resources and components of the water cycle are likely to be affected severely. To minimize the consequences on world water resources, the development of sustainable water resources…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • 'One Planet' Cities: Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits book cover

    'One Planet' Cities

    Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits, 1st Edition

    By David Thorpe

    This book addresses the crucial question of how the essential needs of the growing human population can be met without breaking the Earth's already-stretched life-support system. With four out of five people predicted to be urban dwellers by 2080, ‘One Planet’ Cities proposes a pathway to genuine…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge

  • Hydrosocial Territories and Water Equity: Theory, Governance, and Sites of Struggle book cover

    Hydrosocial Territories and Water Equity

    Theory, Governance, and Sites of Struggle, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rutgerd Boelens, Ben Crow, Jaime Hoogesteger, Flora E. Lu, Erik Swyngedouw, Jeroen Vos

    Bringing together a multidisciplinary set of scholars and diverse case studies from across the globe, this book explores the management, governance, and understandings around water, a key element in the assemblage of hydrosocial territories. Hydrosocial territories are spatial configurations of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

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