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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 898 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. Promoting Sustainable Living

    Sustainability as an Object of Desire

    By Justyna Karakiewicz, Audrey Yue, Angela Paladino

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability

    Current images of sustainability are often designed to instil fear and force change, not because we believe in it, but because we fear the consequences of inaction. Moving away from negative portrayals of sustainability, this book identifies the factors that motivate people to aspire towards...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Climate Migration and Security

    Securitisation as a Strategy in Climate Change Politics

    By Ingrid Boas

    Series: Environmental Politics

    Climate migration, as an image of people moving due to sea-level rise and increased drought, has been presented as one of the main security risks of global warming. The rationale is that climate change will cause mass movements of climate refugees, causing tensions and even violent conflict....

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Behavioural Environment

    Essays in Reflection, Application and Re-evaluation

    Edited by F.W. Boal, D.N. Livingstone

    Placing human action and perception at the centre of the subject, this book considers the effects of mankind on the environment, drawing particularly from William Kirk's work on the behavioural environment model. Reviewing Kirk's original model in light of recent ideological debate and extensive...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. What is Land For?

    The Food, Fuel and Climate Change Debate

    Edited by Michael Winter, Matt Lobley

    In recent decades agricultural commodity surpluses in the developed world have contributed to a mantra of 'land surplus' in which set-aside, extensification, alternative land uses and 'wilding' have been key terms in debates over land. Quite suddenly all this has changed as a consequence of rapidly...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Methane and Climate Change

    Edited by Dave Reay, Pete Smith

    Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas and is estimated to be responsible for approximately one-fifth of man-made global warming. Per kilogram, it is twenty-five times more powerful than carbon dioxide over a 100-year time horizon – and global warming is likely to enhance methane release...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Engaging the Public with Climate Change

    Behaviour Change and Communication

    Edited by Lorraine Whitmarsh, Saffron O'Neill, Irene Lorenzoni

    Despite increasing public awareness of climate change, our behaviours relating to consumption and energy use remain largely unchanged. This book answers the urgent call for effective engagement methods to foster sustainable lifestyles, community action, and social change. Written by practitioners...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Hydrogen Energy

    Economic and Social Challenges

    Edited by Paul Ekins

    Hydrogen could be a significant fuel of the future, with the potential to make a major contribution to the resolution of pressing social and environmental problems such as carbon emissions, energy security and local air pollution. This book, based on four years of detailed research, subjects the...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Improving Global Environmental Governance

    Best Practices for Architecture and Agency

    Edited by Norichika Kanie, Steinar Andresen, Peter M. Haas

    Series: Routledge Research in Global Environmental Governance

    The experience of environmental governance is approached in Improving Global Environmental Governance from the unique perspective of actor configuration and embedded networks of actors, which are areas of emerging importance. The chapters look at existing Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Nuclear Waste Management and Legitimacy

    Nihilism and Responsibility

    By Mats Andrén

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Nuclear technology places special demands on society and both nuclear weapons and nuclear energy for peaceful purposes require a large measure of security and monitoring at the international level. This book focuses on nuclear waste management, which can work in democratic countries only if viewed...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Spatial Dimension of Risk

    How Geography Shapes the Emergence of Riskscapes

    Edited by Detlef Müller-Mahn

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    Through its exploration of the spatial dimension of risk, this book offers a brand new approach to theorizing risk, and significant improvements in how to manage, tolerate and take risks. A broad range of risks are examined, including natural hazards, climate change, political violence, and...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge