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31-38 of 38 results in Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics
Governance and innovation in low-carbon vehicles
This book is about how societies around the world can accelerate innovation in sustainable transport. It examines the relationship between policy change and the development of technological innovations in low carbon vehicle technologies, including biofuels, hybrid-electric vehicles, electric...
Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge
Theory and Measurement
Climate change policy and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions are currently discussed at all scales, ranging from the Kyoto Protocol to the increasingly frequent advertisement of ''carbon neutrality'' in consumer products. However, the only policy option usually considered is the reduction of...
Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge
In today's world – despite the dramatic anthropogenic environmental changes – a proper understanding of the relationship between humanity and nature requires a certain detachment. The pressing problems in their whole extent will only be fully understood and solved with comprehensive and patient...
Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge
Capabilities, Needs, and Well-being
This groundbreaking new work establishes links between sustainable development, needs, well-being, and the capabilities approach that is central to human development and the United Nations Development Programme. By challenging the role of people in sustainability policy, this collection’s argument...
Published November 27th 2011 by Routledge
Cognitive Tools for Expert Collaboration in Social-Ecological Systems
Sustainability is a word that means different things depending on who is using it, thus underlining the potential problems involved in experts from different fields teaming up to tackle sustainability problems. In this book, Janne Hukkinen argues for a reflexive approach to sustainability as a...
Published June 14th 2011 by Routledge
Northwest Coast Sustainability
How did one group of indigenous societies, on the Northwest Coast of North America, manage to live sustainably with their ecosystems for over two thousand years? Can the answer to this question inform the current debate about sustainability in today’s social ecological systems? The answer to the...
Published March 9th 2011 by Routledge
Post-Communist Transition and Accession to the European Union
This book looks at agriculture and the environment, placed within the dynamic context of post-communist societal change and entry into the European Union (EU). Scrieciu explores developments in eleven Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries and argues for agriculture’s natural place in these...
Published February 22nd 2011 by Routledge
The uplands are a crucial source of ecosystem services, such as water provision, carbon retention, maintenance of biodiversity, provision of recreation value and cultural heritage. This puts them in the focus of both environmental and social scientists as well as practitioners and land managers.....
Published November 8th 2009 by Routledge
To Be Published August 19th 2014
Environmental Challenges and Governance: Diverse perspectives from Asia
To Be Published February 28th 2015
The Economics of Green Growth: New Indicators for Sustainable Societies
To Be Published February 28th 2015
Biodiversity in the Green Economy
To Be Published March 1st 2015
Green Jobs for Sustainable Development
To Be Published April 1st 2015
Economics of Feeding the Hungry: Sustainable Intensification and Sustainable Food Security
To Be Published June 1st 2015