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New and Published Books

  1. Reconstructing Sustainability Science

    Knowledge and action for a sustainable future

    By Thaddeus R. Miller

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    The growing urgency, complexity and "wickedness" of sustainability problems—from climate change and biodiversity loss to ecosystem degradation and persistent poverty and inequality—present fundamental challenges to scientific knowledge production and its use. While there is little doubt that...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Ecocultures

    Blueprints for Sustainable Communities

    Edited by Steffen Böhm, Zareen Pervez Bharucha, Jules Pretty

    The world faces a ‘perfect storm’ of social and ecological stresses, including climate change, habitat loss, resource degradation and social, economic and cultural change. In order to cope with these, communities are struggling to transition to sustainable ways of living that improve well-being and...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Process Modelling and Simulation in Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering

    By Ashok Kumar Verma

    The use of simulation plays a vital part in developing an integrated approach to process design. By helping save time and money before the actual trial of a concept, this practice can assist with troubleshooting, design, control, revamping, and more. Process Modelling and Simulation in Chemical,...

    Published October 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Water Scarcity, Livelihoods and Food Security

    Research and Innovation for Development

    Edited by Larry W. Harrington, Myles J. Fisher

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    This volume reviews the evolution of ten years’ learning and discovery about water scarcity, livelihoods, and food security within the CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food. It draws on the experiences of over 100 projects conducted in ten river basins in the developing world. ...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. An Introduction to the Green Economy

    Science, Systems and Sustainability

    By Adrian C. Newton, Elena Cantarello

    The green economy is widely seen as a potential solution to current global economic and environmental crises, and a potential mechanism by which sustainable development might be achieved in practice. Considerable investments are now being made into the development of green technology, renewable...

    Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Land - Volume I

    Edited by Yeqiao Wang

    With unprecedented attention on global change, the current debate revolves around the availability and sustainability of natural resources and how to achieve equilibrium between what society demands from natural environments and what the natural resource base can provide. A full understanding of...

    Published July 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Water and Air - Vol II

    Edited by Yeqiao Wang

    With unprecedented attention on global change, the current debate revolves around the availability and sustainability of natural resources and how to achieve equilibrium between what society demands from natural environments and what the natural resource base can provide. A full understanding of...

    Published July 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Two-Volume Set (Print)

    By Yeqiao Wang

    With unprecedented attention on global change, the current debate revolves around the availability and sustainability of natural resources and how to achieve equilibrium between what society demands from natural environments and what the natural resource base can provide. A full understanding of...

    Published July 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Information Needs for Water Management

    By Jos G. Timmerman

    This book provides the necessary elements to determine exactly what information should be collected to make the collected information relevant for policy makers. It highlights the dissatisfaction of information users about the information they get and the reasons for this dissatisfaction. It also...

    Published July 22nd 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Determining the Economic Value of Water

    Concepts and Methods, 2nd Edition

    By Robert A. Young, John B. Loomis

    Water provides benefits as a commodity for agriculture, industry, and households, and as a public good such as fisheries habitat, water quality and recreational use. To aid in cost-benefit analysis under conditions where market determined price signals are usually unavailable, economists have...

    Published July 16th 2014 by RFF Press

Forthcoming Books

  1. Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development
    Edited by Yijin Wu
    To Be Published January 1st 2015
  2. Ecological, Environmental Science and Technology
    Edited by Yijin Wu
    To Be Published January 1st 2015
  3. Water and Environmental Sciences
    Edited by Yijin Wu
    To Be Published January 1st 2015
  4. Environment, Energy and Applied Technology
    Edited by Wen-Pei Sung, Jimmy C.M. Kao
    To Be Published January 14th 2015
  5. Designing Renewable Energy Systems: A Life Cycle Assessment Approach
    By Leda Gerber
    To Be Published January 15th 2015

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