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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 827 new and published books in the subject of Environmental Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Visual Environmental Communication

    Edited by Anders Hansen, David Machin

    In 2008, the editors published a well-cited journal paper arguing that while scholarly work on media representations of environmental issues had made substantial progress in textual analysis there had been much less work on visual representations. This is surprising given the increasingly visual...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Making Environmental Markets Work

    The Varieties of Capitalism in Emerging Economies

    By Tabitha M. Benney

    Series: Environmental Politics

    Perhaps the most defining characteristic of the global economy today is the rise of emerging market economies (EMEs). Many states have experienced rapid economic growth over the past two decades that has led to an increasing share of global wealth. Such dramatic changes are highly relevant because...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Climate Change Governance in Chinese Cities

    By Qianqing Mai, Maria Francesch-Huidobro

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

    In the last thirty years, China has experienced rapid economic development and urbanisation which has resulted in high levels of environmental degradation and has put considerable pressure on the country’s infrastructure and natural resources. As China commits to considerably lower the carbon...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Environmental Policies (Routledge Revivals)

    An International Review

    Edited by Chris Park

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The importance of the effective management of the natural environment has become vital over the past few decades. In different countries, varying policies are implemented by governments to manage the environment, both to foster growth and reduce pollution and destruction. Employing a broad...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Acid Rain (Routledge Revivals)

    Rhetoric and Reality

    By Chris C. Park

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title, first published in 1987, provides an authoritative account of both the science and the politics of acid rain. Chris Park places the debates surrounding acid rain in context, and examines the full implications of scientific studies and the effects of acid rain on surface waters, soils...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Policies and Plans for Rural People (Routledge Revivals)

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Paul Cloke

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This edited collection, first published in 1988, was the first title to bring international perspectives into the field of rural planning. Using a comparative approach and a broad range of case studies, including Britain, Scandinavia, the U.S.S.R. and New Zealand, the authors review the major...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Education, Nature, and Society

    By Stephen Gough

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Environmental issues continue to divide opinion, sometimes in extreme ways. Almost everyone agrees that education has a role to play in ensuring the future of humanity on Earth. Some think we should all learn to leave a minimal environmental footprint; others argue that education should promote...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. International Support for Domestic Climate Policies in Developing Countries

    Edited by Karstan Neuhoff

    This volume examines how international cooperation can support implementation of domestic climate policies in developing countries. Six case studies explore the domestic drivers and barriers for policies with climate (co-)benefits in developing countries and show that international support can help...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge