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New and Published Books

  1. Handbook of Climate Change and India

    Development, Politics and Governance

    Edited by Navroz K. Dubash

    How do policymakers, businesses and civil society in India approach the challenge of climate change? What do they believe global climate negotiations will achieve and how? And how are Indian political and policy debates internalizing climate change? Relatively little is known globally about...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Land Degradation and Society

    Edited by Piers Blaikie, Harold Brookfield

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Why does land management so often fail to prevent soil erosion, deforestation, salination and flooding? How serious are these problems, and for whom? This book, first published in 1987, sets out to answer these questions, which are still some of the most crucial issues in development today, using...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Livelihoods, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    Edited by Helen Young, Lisa Goldman

    Series: 500 Tips

    Sustaining and strengthening local livelihoods is one of the most fundamental challenges faced by post-conflict countries. By degrading the natural resources that are essential to livelihoods and by significantly hindering access to those resources, conflict can wreak havoc on the ability of...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Progress in Environmental Engineering

    Water, Wastewater Treatment and Environmental Protection Issues

    Edited by Janusz Tomaszek, Piotr Koszelnik

    Progress in Environmental Engineering contains theoretical and experimental contributions on water purification, new concepts andmethods of wastewater treatment, and ecological problems in freshwater ecosystems. The issues dealt with in the book include: (i) Causes and control of activated sludge...

    Published March 25th 2015 by CRC Press

  5. The Urban Climate Challenge

    Rethinking the Role of Cities in the Global Climate Regime

    Edited by Craig Johnson, Noah Toly, Heike Schroeder

    Series: Cities and Global Governance

    Drawing upon a variety of empirical and theoretical perspectives, The Urban Climate Challenge provides a hands-on perspective about the political and technical challenges now facing cities and transnational urban networks in the global climate regime. Bringing together experts working in the fields...

    Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Climate Change Mitigation Actions in Five Developing Countries

    Edited by Harald Winkler

    Five case studies on mitigation actions (MAs) in developing countries illustrate the rich diversity of climate action. Researchers from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and South Africa reflect on what is possible in their countries. Case studies reflect the sheer diversity of NAMAs: from a ‘Pronami’...

    Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Climate Change Adaptation and Social Resilience in the Sundarbans

    By Anna O'Donnell, Quentin Wodon

    Household vulnerability to weather shocks and changing climatic conditions has become a major concern in developing countries. Yet the empirical evidence remains limited on the impact that changing environmental conditions have on households. This book explores climate change adaptation using a...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Managing Organizations for Sustainable Development in Emerging Countries

    Edited by Angappa Gunasekaran, Charbel José Chiappetta Jabbour, Ana Beatriz Lopes de Sousa Jabbour

    Managing Organizations for Sustainable Development in Emerging Countries focuses on the main challenges and opportunities of managing firms and emerging economies in the light of sustainable development. One of the key questions of sustainable development is how organizations from developing...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Climate Change and Genocide

    Environmental Violence in the 21st Century

    Edited by Jürgen Zimmerer

    Climate change caused by human activity is the most fundamental challenge facing mankind in the 21st century, since it will drastically alter the living conditions of millions of people, mainly in the Global South. Environmental violence, including resource crises such as peak fossil fuel, will lie...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Environment and Citizenship

    By Benito Cao

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environment and Society Texts

    The increasing awareness of the human impact on the environment is having a profound effect on the concept and content of citizenship – one of the fundamental institutions that structures human relations. In what is the first introduction of its kind, this book provides an accessible, stimulating...

    Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge