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  • The Common Good and Ecological Integrity: Human Rights and the Support of Life book cover

    The Common Good and Ecological Integrity

    Human Rights and the Support of Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Antonio D'Aloia

    Proponents of the concept of ecological integrity argue that it is a necessary component of global governance on which the sustainable future of the planet and its inhabitants depends. This book presents the latest research and current thinking on the role of ecological integrity in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14

  • Renewable Energy for the Arctic: New Perspectives book cover

    Renewable Energy for the Arctic

    New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gisele Arruda

    This book explores various facets of the transition to renewable energy in the Arctic region. It critically examines the adverse effects of fossil fuel extraction and use, environmental and social impacts of climate change, and the possibility of a low carbon energy system through innovation and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge Explorations in Energy Studies

  • Climate Change Discourse in Russia: Past and Present book cover

    Climate Change Discourse in Russia

    Past and Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marianna Poberezhskaya, Teresa Ashe

    This book explores the development of climate change discourses in Russia. It contributes to the study of climate change as a cultural idea by developing the extensive Anglophone literature on environmental science, politics and policy pertaining to climate change in the West to consider how…

    Hardback – 2018-08-07
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

  • Housing for Degrowth: Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Housing for Degrowth

    Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anitra Nelson, François Schneider

    ‘Degrowth’, a type of ‘postgrowth’, is becoming a strong political, practical and cultural movement for downscaling and transforming societies beyond capitalist growth and non-capitalist productivism to achieve global sustainability and satisfy everyone’s basic needs. This groundbreaking…

    Hardback – 2018-08-03
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Climate Change, Moral Panics and Civilization book cover

    Climate Change, Moral Panics and Civilization

    1st Edition

    By Amanda Rohloff

    Edited by André Saramago

    In recent years, interest in climate change has rapidly increased in the social sciences and yet there is still relatively little published material in the field that seeks to understand the development of climate change as a perceived social problem. This book contributes to filling this gap by…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Urban Gardening as Politics book cover

    Urban Gardening as Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chiara Tornaghi, Chiara Certomà

    While most of the existing literature on community gardens and urban agriculture share a tendency towards either an advocacy view or a rather dismissive approach on the grounds of the co-optation of food growing, self-help and voluntarism to the neoliberal agenda, this collection investigates and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Crimes Against Humanity: Climate Change and Trump's Legacy of Planetary Destruction book cover

    Crimes Against Humanity

    Climate Change and Trump's Legacy of Planetary Destruction, 1st Edition

    By Judith Blau

    The author is a sociologist who has written extensively on human rights and recently on climate change. In her new book she develops the idea that protecting everyone’s human rights and slowing planetary warming are the same goals. It is now clear that the leader of the richest, most powerful…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30

  • Sustainability Transitions in South Africa book cover

    Sustainability Transitions in South Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Najma Mohamed

    South Africa’s transition to a greener economy features prominently in the long-term development vision of the country, and is an integral part of the country’s national climate change response strategy. Despite significant gains in socio-economic development since its transition to democracy,…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Disasters, Vulnerability, and Narratives: Writing Haiti’s Futures book cover

    Disasters, Vulnerability, and Narratives

    Writing Haiti’s Futures, 1st Edition

    By Kasia Mika

    This book uses narrative responses to the 2010 Haiti earthquake as a starting point for an analysis of notions of disaster, vulnerability, reconstruction and recovery. The turn to a wide range of literary works enables a composite comparative analysis, which encompasses the social, political and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Contemplating Climate Change: Mental Models and Human Reasoning book cover

    Contemplating Climate Change

    Mental Models and Human Reasoning, 1st Edition

    By Stephen M. Dark

    Global climate change policy has failed us all, but what is the reasoning that underlies this failure? Why are some people more disposed to reflect on confounding issues like climate change, recognise the danger, seek a solution, and act accordingly, more than others? This book is concerned with…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • ResponsAbility: Law and Governance for Living Well with the Earth book cover


    Law and Governance for Living Well with the Earth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Betsan Martin, Linda Te Aho, Maria Humphries-Kil

    ResponsAbility challenges conventional thinking about our governance and legal frameworks. The cross-currents of persisting, established worldviews, knowledge systems, institutions, law and forms of governance are now at odds with future-facing innovations designed to help societies transition to…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26

  • Environment and Society in Ethiopia book cover

    Environment and Society in Ethiopia

    1st Edition

    By Girma Kebbede

    Ethiopia is facing environmental and poverty challenges, and urgently needs effective management of its environmental resources. Much of the Ethiopian landscape has been significantly altered and reshaped by centuries of human activities, and three-quarters of the rural population is living on…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge Studies in Political Ecology

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