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  1. Biofuel Cropping Systems

    Choosing appropriate practices and policies for biofuel production requires an understanding of how soils, climate, farm types, infrastructure, markets and social organization affect the establishment and performance of these crops. The book highlights land use dynamics, cultivation practices related to conversion and wider impacts. It explores how biofuel production chain development is steered by emerging technologies and management practices and how both can be influenced by effective policies designed to encourage sustainable biofuel production.

  2. A Carbon Primer for the Built Environment

    In a world increasingly concerned about the impact of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere on global climate, the A Carbon Primer for the Built Environment will provide an understanding of the science and the public policy and regulation intended to tackle climate change. It will spell out the essential information needed for navigating through the growing regulatory maze with confidence.

  3. Coming Soon in 2014…

    At the start of 2014 we’re releasing two new titles for professional landscape architects and designers – The Skycourt and Skygardens and Green Infrastructure for Landscape Planning. Both available for pre-order now.

  4. Energy Management in Industry

    Earthscan Expert Guide to efficienct energy management in idustry, including how to conduct an energy audit, plan and monitor a verification strategy and make an energy saving campaign successful.
     

  5. Economic Incentives for Marine and Coastal Conservation

    Marine and coastal resources provide millions of people with their livelihoods, such as fishing and tourism, and a range of critical additional ‘ecosystem services’, from biodiversity and culture to carbon storage and flood protection. Yet across the world, these resources are fast-diminishing under the weight of pollution, land clearance, coastal development, overfishing, natural disasters and climate change. This book shows how economic instruments can be used to incentivize the conservation of marine and coastal resources.

  6. Edutopia Weekly Giveaway Featuring Routledge Eye On Education!

    Starting on Monday, November 4th at 8am PST you can enter to win a bundle of Routledge Eye On Education books through Edutopia's Weekly Giveaway! This bundle is a Project Based Learning Book Bundle featuring Dayna Laur’s Authentic Learning Experiences, valued at over $300! Visit Edutopia.com to enter the drawing and read on to learn more about all of the books you could win! The drawing will close on Sunday, November 9; don't miss out!

  7. Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change

    Although Community-Based Adaptation is a relatively new field, there are a growing number of case studies that show how the skills, knowledge and experience of local people can be supported to facilitate adaptation in the face of the risks posed by climate change. Combining research and experience from the fields of climate change and development, this book presents cutting edge knowledge that moves the debate on CBA forward towards effective, appropriate, ‘scaled-up’ adaptive action.
     

  8. Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    As a basic human need, the provision of safe water is among the highest priorities of government and humanitarian interventions during post-conflict recovery and peacebuilding. In the aftermath of war, water, sanitation, and infrastructure play a critical role in the recovery of livelihoods and economic development. Moreover, shared waters have great potential for interstate cooperation, assisting to rebuild trust following conflict and to prevent a return to conflict. This volume draws on studies from around the world to create a framework for understanding how water resources decisions and activities can facilitate or undermine peacebuilding in a post-conflict setting.

  9. Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2014

    Accessing Spon’s Online

  10. Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management

    This book is a successor to and replacement for the highly respected manual and handbook on the benefits of flood and coastal risk management, produced by the Flood Hazard Research Centre at Middlesex University, UK, with support from Defra and the Environment Agency. It provides a manual of assessment techniques of flood risk management benefits, indirect benefits, and coastal erosion and sea defense benefits.

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