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  1. Human Ecology

    Edited by Markus Nauser, Dieter Steiner

    We face an environmental catastrophe of global proportions. The ecological rationality of modern society, and of science in particular, is in question. Science still responds to crises at the level of technocratic expertise, and still treats society as an adaptive system. By bringing together a...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Modelling Long-term Scenarios for Low Carbon Societies

    Edited by Neil Strachan, Tim Foxon, Junichi Fujino

    With the ever-increasing impacts of climate change, it is now clear that global society will have to restructure its energy systems in order to decrease carbon emissions. The scenarios under which this transition to low-carbon societies (LCS) could occur would have complex economic, technological,...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Emissions Trading and Competitiveness

    Allocations, Incentives and Industrial Competitiveness under the EU Emissions Trading Scheme

    By Michael Grubb

    Edited by Karsten Neuhoff

    Series: Climate Policy Series

    Complying with the forthcoming tightening of CO2 emission allocations in the EU may mean big bills for the industries affected. In this special issue of Climate Policy journal, leading experts examine the impacts on competitiveness and the commercial incentives available from the CO2 allowance...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. National Allocation Plans in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme

    Lessons and Implications for Phase II

    By Michael Grubb, Regina Betz, Karsten Neuhoff

    Series: Climate Policy Series

    The EU emissions trading scheme is the largest emissions control scheme in the world, capping almost half of European CO2 emissions. As the scheme emerges from its pilot phase, this special issue of Climate Policy journal analyses the lessons learned from the last two years and their implications...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Sustainable Consumption and the Good Life

    Interdisciplinary perspectives

    Edited by Karen Lykke Syse, Martin Lee Mueller

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    What does it mean to live a good life in a time when the planet is overheating, the human population continues to steadily reach new peaks, oceans are turning more acidic, and fertile soils the world over are eroding at unprecedented rates? These and other simultaneous harms and threats demand...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Agendas for Sustainability

    Environment and Development into the 21st Century

    By Mary MacDonald

    Agendas and Sustainability considers the processes used for devising global environment and development agendas and provides practical suggestions for their future development and influence. A collaboration of the latest research from the Stockholm Environment Institute and the Earth Council, the...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Environmental Issues in the Mediterranean

    Processes and Perspectives from the Past and Present

    By John B. Thornes, John Wainwright

    The Mediterranean has been subject to changing human settlement and land use patterns for millennia, and has a history of human exploitation in an inherently unstable landscape. Environmental Issues in the Mediterranean reviews both physical and social aspects of this region, in relation to its...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Hurricane Andrew

    Ethnicity, Gender and the Sociology of Disasters

    Edited by Walter Gillis Peacock, Hugh Gladwin

    This book explores how social, economic and political factors set the stage for Hurricane Andrew by influencing who was prepared, who was hit the hardest, and who was most likely to recover. Employing unique research data the authors analyze the consequences of conflict and competition on disaster...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Marine Biodiversity, Climatic Variability and Global Change

    By Grégory Beaugrand

    Series: Earthscan Oceans

    Biodiversity loss in terrestrial environments associated with human activities has been appreciated as a major issue for some years now. What is less well documented is the effect of such activities, including climate change, on marine biodiversity. This pioneering book is the first to address...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge