Textbooks: Environment and Sustainability

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Water Footprint of Modern Consumer Society book cover

    The Water Footprint of Modern Consumer Society

    2nd Edition

    By Arjen Y. Hoekstra

    Using the water footprint concept, this impactful book aids our understanding of how we can reduce water consumption and pollution to sustainable levels. Since the publication of the first edition, the question of how to reduce our water footprint has become even more urgent. Freshwater scarcity…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Cloud Computing in Remote Sensing book cover

    Cloud Computing in Remote Sensing

    1st Edition

    By Lizhe Wang, Jining Yan, Yan Ma

    This book provides the users with quick and easy data acquisition, processing, storage and product generation services. It describes the entire life cycle of remote sensing data and builds an entire high performance remote sensing data processing system framework. It also develops a series of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Human Factors for Sustainability: Theoretical Perspectives and Global Applications book cover

    Human Factors for Sustainability

    Theoretical Perspectives and Global Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Thatcher, Klaus J. Zink, Klaus Fischer

    This book deals with the central question of how human factors and ergonomics (HFE) might contribute to solutions for the more sustainable development of our world. The contents of the book are highly compatible with the recent political agenda for sustainable development as well as with…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17 
    CRC Press

  • 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

  • Water Histories of South Asia: The Materiality of Liquescence book cover

    Water Histories of South Asia

    The Materiality of Liquescence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sugata Ray, Venugopal Maddipati

    This book surveys the intersections between water systems and the phenomenology of visual cultures in early modern, colonial, and contemporary South Asia. Bringing together contributions by eminent artists, architects, curators, and scholars who explore the connections between the environmental and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • Environmental Consulting Fundamentals: Investigation, Remediation, and Brownfields Redevelopment, Second Edition book cover

    Environmental Consulting Fundamentals

    Investigation, Remediation, and Brownfields Redevelopment, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Benjamin Alter

    Written by an environmental consultant with more than 20 years of experience and based on a course he taught for 10 years, Environmental Consulting Fundamentals: Investigation, Remediation, and Brownfields Redevelopment, Second Edition introduces the basic building blocks of environmental…

    Hardback – 2019-07-04 
    CRC Press

  • Water, Sustainable Development and the Nexus: Response to Climate Change book cover

    Water, Sustainable Development and the Nexus

    Response to Climate Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Velma I. Grover, Amani Alfarra

    Water is intricately linked with food security, energy security, and sustainable development. As the world is moving towards sustainable development goals, it is critical to recognize the role of water in attaining these goals. The Water-Energy-Food Nexus draws attention to the complex and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    CRC Press
    Water

  • 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 – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge

  • Nature's Matrix: Linking Agriculture, Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty book cover

    Nature's Matrix

    Linking Agriculture, Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty, 2nd Edition

    By Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer, Angus Wright

    When first published in 2009, Nature’s Matrix set out a radical new approach to the conservation of biodiversity. This new edition pushes the frontier of the biodiversity/agriculture debate further, making an even stronger case for the need to transform agriculture and support small and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Natural Communions: Religion and Public Life, Volume 40 book cover

    Natural Communions

    Religion and Public Life, Volume 40, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriel R. Ricci

    The academic treatment of the environment and nature, since the 1980s, has been formalized in sub-disciplines like environmental history, environmental philosophy, ecocriticism and ecospirituality. Within these disciplines the concept of nature has been variously employed to reorient humanity to a…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge
    Religion and Public Life

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