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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 33 new and published books in the subject of Sustainability Assessment — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Sustainability Appraisal

    A Sourcebook and Reference Guide to International Experience

    By Barry Dalal-Clayton, Barry Sadler

    Sustainability Appraisal is a sourcebook of the state-of-the-art of this rapidly emerging and diversifying area. It draws on a wealth of international experiences and approaches to illustrate the status and scope of Sustainability Appraisal/Assessment (SA) This comprehensive guide highlights how SA...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Institutional and Social Innovation for Sustainable Urban Development

    Edited by Harald A. Mieg, Klaus Töpfer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    Which new institutions do we need in order to trigger local- and global sustainable urban development? Are cities the right starting points for implementing sustainability policies? If so, what are the implications for city management? This book reflects the situation of cities in the context of...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sustainability Principles and Practice

    By Margaret Robertson

    Sustainability Principles and Practice gives an accessible and comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability. The focus is on furnishing solutions and equipping the student with both conceptual understanding and technical skills for the workplace. Each chapter explores one...

    Published January 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 21st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Water Policy and Management in Spain

    Edited by Francisco González-Gómez, Miguel A. García-Rubio, Jorge Guardiola

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    Spain is facing an increasingly difficult situation in terms of water stress. This is an issue that is due mostly to poor management practices in all sectors. Large amounts of water have been used for agricultural purposes at very low prices for too long; there is an uncontrolled use of...

    Published July 1st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Green Grabbing: A New Appropriation of Nature

    Edited by James Fairhead, Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    Across the world, ecosystems are for sale. ‘Green grabbing’ – the appropriation of land and resources for environmental ends – is an emerging process of deep and growing significance. A vigorous debate on ‘land grabbing’ already highlights instances where ‘green’ credentials are called...

    Published May 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Guidelines for Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment

    3rd Edition

    By Landscape Institute, I.E.M.A.

    Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA) can be key to planning decisions by identifying the effects of new developments on views and on the landscape itself. This fully revised edition of the industry standard work on LVIA presents an authoritative statement of the principles of assessment....

    Published April 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Living within a Fair Share Ecological Footprint

    Edited by Robert Vale, Brenda Vale

    According to many authorities the impact of humanity on the earth is already overshooting the earth’s capacity to supply humanity’s needs. This is an unsustainable position. This book does not focus on the problem but on the solution, by showing what it is like to live within a fair earth share...

    Published March 24th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Impact of the IIRSA Road Infrastructure Programme on Amazonia

    By Pitou van Dijck

    This book analyses the potential socio-economic and environmental impacts of the Initiative for Regional Infrastructure Integration in South America (IIRSA), a continent-wide programme. IIRSA aims at facilitating intra-regional trade and at improving trade and transport links with world markets....

    Published March 6th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Sustainability Assessment

    Pluralism, practice and progress

    Edited by Alan Bond, Angus Morrison-Saunders, Richard Howitt

    Series: Natural and Built Environment Series

    Sustainability Assessment is an increasingly important tool for informing planning and development decisions across the globe. Required by law in some countries, strongly recommended in others, a comprehensive analysis of why Sustainability Assessment is needed and ...

    Published July 8th 2012 by Routledge