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Forthcoming Sustainable Development Books

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  1. Values in Sustainable Development

    Edited by Jack Appleton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    To enhance sustainable development research and practice the values of the researchers, project managers and participants must first be made explicit. Values in Sustainable Development introduces and compares worldviews and values from multiple countries and perspectives, providing a survey of...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Climate-Resilient Development

    Participatory solutions from developing countries

    Edited by Astrid Carrapatoso, Edith Kürzinger

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    The concept of resilience currently infuses policy debates and public discourse, and is promoted as a normative concept in climate policy making by governments, non-governmental organizations, and think-tanks. This book critically discusses climate-resilient development in the context of current...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Urban Climatic Map

    A Methodology for Sustainable Urban Planning

    Edited by Edward Ng, Chao Ren

    Rapid urbanization, higher density and more compact cities have brought about a new science of urban climatology. An understanding of the mapping of this phenomenon is crucial for urban planners. The book brings together experts in the field of Urban Climatic Mapping to provide the state of the art...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Rethinking the Green State

    Environmental governance towards climate and sustainability transitions

    Edited by Karin Bäckstrand, Annica Kronsell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability

    This innovative book is one of the first to conduct a systematic comprehensive analysis of the ideals and practices of the evolving green state. It draws on elements of political theory, feminist theory, post-structuralism, governance and institutional theory to conceptualise the green state and...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Measuring Welfare beyond Economics

    The genuine progress of Hong Kong and Singapore

    By Claudio O. Delang, Yi Hang Yu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    Dissatisfaction with the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as an indicator of a country’s development or a population’s wellbeing led to the development of the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI). The GPI is an aggregate index of over 20 economic, social and environmental indicators, and accounts for both...

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Integrating Climate Change Actions into Local Development

    Edited by Livia Bizikova, John Robinson, Stewart Cohen

    To date, climate change adaptation and mitigation have been treated separately both in research and in the climate negotiations. However, a growing body of literature is now being developed that points to actual and potential synergies and trade-offs between responses to climate change and...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Toward a Binding Climate Change Adaptation Regime

    A Proposed Framework

    By Mizan R. Khan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    The impact of climate change is global both in its cause and its effect. Thus there is a global responsibility for international cooperation to tackle the causes through mitigation strategies such as those agreed at the Durban Platform of December 2011. This climate regime aims to define...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Climate Action Upsurge

    The Ethnography of Climate Movement Politics

    By Stuart Rosewarne, James Goodman, Rebecca Pearse

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    In the late 2000s climate action became a defining feature of the international political agenda. Evidence of global warming and accelerating greenhouse gas emissions created a new sense of urgency and, despite consensus on the need for action, the growing failure of international climate policy...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Green Jobs for Sustainable Development

    By Sanja Tišma, Ana-Maria Boromisa, Anastasya Raditya Ležaić

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    A ‘green economy’ must be built on ‘green jobs’ - the kind of employment that is low carbon, intended to reduce energy use and expected to restore environmental quality. But attempts to define exactly what a ‘green job’ is have led to varied and often contradictory answers. There are many...

    To Be Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge