• Rural Development book cover

    Rural Development

    1st Edition

    By Adam Pain, Kjell Hansen

    Rural Development is a textbook that offers a comparative and critical examination of economic, social and cultural aspects of rural development efforts in the global north and south. By consistently using examples from these two settings the book highlights similarities of processes as well as…

    Paperback – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Risk and Uncertainty in a Post-Truth Society book cover

    Risk and Uncertainty in a Post-Truth Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sander van der Linden, Ragnar E. Löfstedt

    This edited volume looks at whether it is possible to be more transparent about uncertainty in scientific evidence without undermining public understanding and trust. With contributions from leading experts in the field, this book explores the communication of risk and decision-making in an…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Mining and the Environment: From Ore to Metal book cover

    Mining and the Environment

    From Ore to Metal, 2nd Edition

    By Karlheinz Spitz, John Trudinger

    The history of mining is replete with controversy of which much is related to environmental damage and consequent community outrage. Over recent decades, this has led to increased pressure to improve the environmental and social performance of mining operations, particularly in developing countries…

    Paperback – 2019-06-26 
    CRC Press

  • Scenario Planning for Climate Change: A Guide for Strategists book cover

    Scenario Planning for Climate Change

    A Guide for Strategists, 1st Edition

    By Nardia Haigh

    Climate change, and the resultant impact on resource management and societal wellbeing, is one of the greatest challenges facing businesses and their long-term performance. Uncertainty about access to resources, unanticipated weather events, rapidly changing market conditions and potential social…

    Paperback – 2019-06-26 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Governance of Wildlife and Community-Based Natural Resource Management: From Economic Principles to Practical Governance book cover

    Sustainable Governance of Wildlife and Community-Based Natural Resource Management

    From Economic Principles to Practical Governance, 1st Edition

    By Brian Child

    This book develops the Sustainable Governance Approach and the principles of Community-Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM). It provides practical examples of successes and failures in implementation, and lessons about the economics and governance of wild resources with global application.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Ethical Responses to Nature’s Call: Reticent Imperatives book cover

    Ethical Responses to Nature’s Call

    Reticent Imperatives, 1st Edition

    By James Magrini

    Arguing for a renewed view of objects and nature, Ethical Responses to Nature’s Call considers how it is possible to understand our ethical duties - in the form of ethical intuitionalism - to nature and the planet by listening to and releasing ourselves over to the call or address of nature.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • A Global Corporate Trust for Agroecological Integrity: New Agriculture in a World of Legitimate Eco-states book cover

    A Global Corporate Trust for Agroecological Integrity

    New Agriculture in a World of Legitimate Eco-states, 1st Edition

    By John W. Head

    This book examines global environmental governance and how legal, institutional, and conceptual reform can facilitate a transformation to a new ‘natural-systems’ form of agriculture. Profound global climate disruption makes it essential that we replace our current agricultural system – described…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Stakeholder Democracy: Represented Democracy in a Time of Fear book cover

    Stakeholder Democracy

    Represented Democracy in a Time of Fear, 1st Edition

    By Felix Dodds

    In the context of sustainable development, this book describes how we are moving from representative to participatory democracy, and how we are now in a "stakeholder democracy," which is working to strengthen represented democracy in a time of fear. Since the 1992 Rio Earth Summit the idea of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge

  • Carbon Inequality: The Role of the Richest in Climate Change book cover

    Carbon Inequality

    The Role of the Richest in Climate Change, 1st Edition

    By Dario Kenner

    With a specific focus on the United States and the United Kingdom, Carbon Inequality studies the role of the richest people in contributing to climate change via their luxury consumption and their investments. In an innovative contribution, it attempts to quantify personal responsibility for…

    Hardback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

  • Transhumanism, Nature, and the Ends of Science book cover

    Transhumanism, Nature, and the Ends of Science

    1st Edition

    By Robert Frodeman

    This book offers an interdisciplinary account of the role of science and technology in contemporary culture, culminating in a social-political and philosophical critique of transhumanism. Its central claim is that it is past time to restrain the runaway ambitions of technoscientific knowledge. The…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Risk Communication and Community Resilience book cover

    Risk Communication and Community Resilience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bandana Kar, David M. Cochran

    Risk communication is crucial to building community resilience and reducing risk from extreme events. True community resilience involves accurate and timely dissemination of risk information to stakeholders. This book examines the policy and science of risk communication in the digital era.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Sustainability Prospects for Autonomous Vehicles: Environmental, Social, and Urban book cover

    Sustainability Prospects for Autonomous Vehicles

    Environmental, Social, and Urban, 1st Edition

    By George T. Martin

    The Autonomous Vehicle (AV) has been strongly heralded as the most exciting innovation in automobility for decades. Autonomous Vehicles are no longer an innovation of the future (seen only in science fiction) but are now being road-tested for use. And yet while the technical and economic success…

    Hardback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge

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