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1-10 of 14 results in Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies
Water Under the Bridge
By crossing disciplinary boundaries, this book uniquely connects theories of justice with people's lived experience within social conflicts over resource sharing. It shows why some conflicts, such as local opposition to wind farms and water disputes, have become intractable social problems in many...
Published January 7th 2014 by Routledge
Carbon Politics and the Failure of Kyoto charts the framework and political evolution of the Kyoto Protocol negotiations and examines the ensuing failure of the international community to adequately address climate change. The focus is not on the science or consequences of climate change but on the...
Published December 19th 2013 by Routledge
The European Union Put to the Test
The trade conflicts that the EU has faced within the EU or WTO context demonstrate that the question of how to balance trade and other societal values in situations of uncertainty has not been solved by the regulatory model evolved by the EU in the aftermath of the BSE crisis – one which privileges...
Published November 1st 2013 by Routledge
My neighbourhood, my planet
People organising to protect their environment is not a new phenomenon, but the groups that have been pushing for environmental change since the 1970s have not convinced sufficient numbers make sustainable decisions or to lead sustainable lives. Governments have serially failed to do the job at the...
Published September 12th 2013 by Routledge
The Terminal Crisis
Humanity is facing an unprecedented global catastrophe as a result of global warming. This book examines the reasons why international agencies, together with national governments, are seemingly unable to provide real and binding solutions to the problems. The reasons presented relate to the...
Published August 27th 2013 by Routledge
A Race against Time
History reveals how civilisations can be decimated by changes in climate. More recently modern methods of warfare have exposed the vulnerability of the artefacts of civilisation. Bringing together a range of subjects - from science, energy and sustainability to aesthetics theory and civilization...
Published August 22nd 2013 by Routledge
The development of an international substantive environmental right on a global level has long been a contested issue. To a limited extent environmental rights have developed in a fragmented way through different legal regimes. This book examines the potential for the development of a global...
Published August 16th 2013 by Routledge
Perspectives from Africa and Asia-Pacific
The evolving environmental justice paradigm is conceptualized differently based on political, economic and historical factors. In developed countries, emphasis is placed on the role of individuals in environmental decision-making and the protection of their access to the prerequisite environmental...
Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge
How to Change the World Whilst Keeping Your Day Job
Sustainability is, and continues to grow as, a key issue for organizations: in the board room; with investors, customers and regulators; and from employees whose demands on organizations include improving their social and environmental performance in return for loyalty and commitment. However, as...
Published July 4th 2013 by Routledge
A Rhetorical History of the American Environmental Movement
Environmental patriotism, the belief that the national environment defines a country’s greatness, is a significant strand in twentieth century American environmentalism. This book is the first to explore the history of environmental patriotism in America through the intriguing stories of...
Published June 7th 2013 by Routledge
Conflict, Negotiations and Natural Resource Management: A legal pluralism perspective from India
To Be Published October 31st 2014
Philosophy of Nature: Rethinking naturalness
To Be Published February 10th 2015
Urban Environmental Stewardship and Civic Engagement: How planting trees strengthens the roots of democracy
To Be Published February 28th 2015
Conservation and Culture: Beyond Anthropocentrism
To Be Published March 1st 2015
Peak Energy Demand and Demand Side Response
To Be Published March 20th 2015
The Economics of Disaster Risk Reduction: Investing in Resilience and Development
To Be Published March 20th 2015
Energy Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia
To Be Published April 3rd 2015
Water Politics and Spiritual Ecology: Custom, environmental governance and development
To Be Published April 30th 2015
The Politics of Ecosocialism: Transforming Welfare
To Be Published May 5th 2015
Rawls and the Environmental Crisis
To Be Published May 15th 2015