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  1. Fairness and Justice in Environmental Decision Making

    Water Under the Bridge

    By Catherine Gross

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    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

  2. Carbon Politics and the Failure of the Kyoto Protocol

    By Gerald Kutney

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    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

  3. Trade, Health and the Environment

    The European Union Put to the Test

    By Marjolein van Asselt, Michelle Everson, Ellen Vos

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    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

  4. The Coming of Age of the Green Community

    My neighbourhood, my planet

    By Erik Bichard

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    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

  5. The Political Economy of Global Warming

    The Terminal Crisis

    By Del Weston

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    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

  6. Climate Change and Cultural Heritage

    A Race against Time

    By Peter F. Smith

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    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

  7. A Global Environmental Right

    By Stephen J. Turner

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    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

  8. Environmental Justice in Developing Countries

    Perspectives from Africa and Asia-Pacific

    By Rhuks Ako

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    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

  9. Employee Engagement with Sustainable Business

    How to Change the World Whilst Keeping Your Day Job

    By Nadine Exter

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    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

  10. Communicating Environmental Patriotism

    A Rhetorical History of the American Environmental Movement

    By Anne Marie Todd

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    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