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Earthscan from Routledge February Highlights

With so many great titles publishing this month it has been impossible to give them all the justice they deserve in our February newsletter, so to be sure you don't miss out you can find them all here.

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  1. Sustainable Retrofit and Facilities Management

    By Paul Appleby

    Governments across the globe are setting targets for reducing their carbon emissions. For example, the UK Government has committed to an eighty per cent reduction by 2050, when twenty-eight million buildings that currently exist will still be standing; this represents a challenge to improve...

    Published February 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Coastal Erosion and Protection in Europe

    Edited by Enzo Pranzini, Allan Williams

    Europe has a long history of managing coastal erosion through a variety of protection strategies, from the defences of the Venice lagoons to coastal land reclamation in the Netherlands. This book provides a comprehensive review of the entire coastline of Europe and a comparative analysis of...

    Published February 24th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Business Models for Renewable Energy in the Built Environment

    By Iea-Retd

    Business Models for Renewable Energy in the Built Environment provides insight to policy makers and market actors as to the ways that new and innovative business models (and/or policy measures) can stimulate the deployment of renewable energy technologies (RET) and energy efficiency (EE) measures...

    Published February 17th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Street

    A Quintessential Social Public Space

    By Vikas Mehta

    Received the Environmental Design Research Association's 2014 Place Book Award Shortlisted for the UDG Francis Tibbalds Book Award 2014 Good cities are places of social encounter. Creating public spaces that encourage social behavior in our cities and neighborhoods is an important goal of city...

    Published February 17th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Urban Energy Systems

    An Integrated Approach

    Edited by James Keirstead, Nilay Shah

    Energy demands of cities need to be met more sustainably. This book analyses the technical and social systems that satisfy these needs and asks how methods can be put into practice to achieve this. Drawing on analytical tools and case studies developed at Imperial College London, the book presents...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Low-Carbon Land Transport

    Policy Handbook

    By Daniel Bongardt, Felix Creutzig, Hanna Hüging, Ko Sakamoto, Stefan Bakker, Sudhir Gota, Susanne Böhler-Baedeker

    Practical guide for transport policymakers and planners to achieve low-carbon land transport systems. Based on wide ranging research, it shows how policies can be bundled successfully and worked into urban transport decision-making and planning strategies. With case studies from developed and...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Investing in Water for a Green Economy

    Services, Infrastructure, Policies and Management

    Edited by Mike Young, Christine Esau

    In the context of the economies of the world becoming greener, this book provides a global and interdisciplinary overview of the condition of the world’s water resources and the infrastructure used to manage it. It focuses on current social and economic costs of water provision, needs and...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Sustainability for Healthcare Management

    A Leadership Imperative

    By Carrie R. Rich, J. Knox Singleton, Seema S. Wadhwa

    Sustainability is not unique to health, but is a unique vehicle for promoting healthy values. This book challenges healthcare leaders to think through the implications of our decisions from fiscal, societal and environmental perspectives. It links health values with sustainability drivers in order...

    Published February 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Balancing between Trade and Risk

    Integrating Legal and Social Science Perspectives

    Edited by Marjolein B. A. van Asselt, Esther Versluis, Ellen Vos

    The trade aspects of risk and the risk aspects of trade deserve more systematic and genuine interdisciplinary attention if we are to really understand the global, international and supranational dimensions of risk regulation. This book brings together legal and social science research on risk...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  10. International Watercourses Law in the Nile River Basin

    Three States at a Crossroads

    By Tadesse Kassa Woldetsadik

    The Nile River and its basin extend over a distinctive geophysical cord connecting eleven sovereign states from Egypt to Tanzania, which are home to an estimated population of 422.2 million people. The Nile is an essential source of water for domestic, industrial and agricultural uses throughout...

    Published February 4th 2013 by Routledge

  11. The Sustainable University

    Progress and prospects

    Edited by Stephen Sterling, Larch Maxey, Heather Luna

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    The direction of higher education is at a crossroads against a background of mounting sustainability-related issues and uncertainties. This book seeks to inspire positive change in higher education by exploring the rich notion of the sustainable university and illustrating pathways through which...

    Published February 7th 2013 by Routledge

  12. Trees, Forested Landscapes and Grazing Animals

    A European Perspective on Woodlands and Grazed Treescapes

    Edited by Ian D. Rotherham

    In this comprehensive book, the critical components of the European landscape – forest, parkland, and other grazed landscapes with trees are addressed. The book considers the history of grazed treed landscapes, of large grazing herbivores in Europe, and the implications of the past in shaping...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge