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  1. The Natural History of Earth

    Debating Long-Term Change in the Geosphere and Biosphere

    By Richard John Huggett

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Geography and Environment

    Using a broad selection of classic and current sources, The Natural History of the Earth probes selected discussions within biology, climatology, geology, and geomorphology and explores a selection of debates about Earth and life history, considering their origins and their present state-of-play....

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Aviation and Climate Change

    Lessons for European Policy

    By Alice Bows, Kevin Anderson, Paul Upham

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Geography and Environment

    It is generally accepted – the US administration excepted - that the emissions reduction targets agreed in the Kyoto Protocol are only the beginning of what needs to be achieved in international climate negotiations. While studies suggest that major emission reductions by industrialized countries...

    Published May 5th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Water, Sovereignty and Borders in Asia and Oceania

    Edited by Devleena Ghosh, Heather Goodall, Stephanie Hemelryk Donald

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Geography and Environment

    This book restores water, both fresh and salt, to its central position in human endeavour, ecology and environment. Water access and the environmental and social problems of development are major issues of concern in this century. Drawing on water's many formations in debating human relationship...

    Published December 4th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Cities and Climate Change

    By Michelle Betsill, Harriet Bulkeley

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Geography and Environment

    Climate change is one of the most challenging issues of our time. As key sites in the production and management of emissions of greenhouse gases, cities will be crucial for the implementation of international agreements and national policies on climate change. This book provides a critical analysis...

    Published March 9th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Himalayan Perceptions

    Environmental Change and the Well-Being of Mountain Peoples

    By Jack Ives

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Geography and Environment

    In the 1970s and 1980s many institutions, agencies and scholars believed that the Himalayan region was facing severe environmental disaster, due primarily to rapid growth in population that has caused extensive deforestation, which in turn has led to massive landsliding and soil erosion. This...

    Published August 4th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Environmental Issues in the Mediterranean

    Processes and Perspectives from the Past and Present

    By John B. Thornes, John Wainwright

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Geography and Environment

    The Mediterranean has been subject to changing human settlement and land use patterns for millennia, and has a history of human exploitation in an inherently unstable landscape. Environmental Issues in the Mediterranean reviews both physical and social aspects of this region, in relation to its...

    Published September 24th 2003 by Routledge

  7. History and Climate Change

    A Eurocentric Perspective

    By Neville Brown

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Geography and Environment

    History and Climate Change is a balanced and comprehensive overview of the links between climate and man's advance from early to modern times. It draws upon demographic, economic, urban, religious and military perspectives. It is a synthesis of the many historical and scientific theories, which...

    Published August 7th 2001 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. History and Climate Change: A Eurocentric Perspective
    By Neville Brown
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  2. Aviation and Climate Change: Lessons for European Policy
    By Alice Bows, Kevin Anderson, Paul Upham
    To Be Published August 14th 2014

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