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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 February 8th 2015 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 February 8th 2015 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 February 8th 2015 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 February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Environmental Rights

    Critical Perspectives

    By Chris Miller

    Environmental Rights offers new perspectives on contemporary debates over rights and environmental issues. It draws on key theories of contemporary philosophers and jurists and case reports from decisions in English, European and US courts. It also examines recent developments within environmental...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Politics of the Environment

    A Survey

    Edited by Chukwumerije Okereke

    Series: Europa Politics of ... series

    The environment is increasingly seen at the forefront of many political agendas. Covering and analysing important topics, such as the Kyoto protocol and deforestation, this book provides extensive coverage of all aspects of environmental politics. This unbiased survey is of interest to students,...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Geography of Climate Change

    Edited by Richard John Aspinall

    Climate change is one of the inescapable themes of current times. Climate change confronts society in issues as diverse as domestic and international political debate and negotiation, discussion in the media and public opinion, land management choices and decisions, and concerns about environmental...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Himalayan Perceptions

    Environmental Change and the Well-Being of Mountain Peoples

    By Jack Ives

    In the 1970s and 1980s many institutions, agencies and scholars believed that the Himalayan region was facing severe environmental disaster, due primarily to rapid growth in population that has caused extensive deforestation, which in turn has led to massive landsliding and soil erosion. This...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Green vs. Green

    The Political, Legal, and Administrative Pitfalls Facing Green Energy Production

    By Ryan M. Yonk, Randy T. Simmons, Brian C. Steed

    Series: Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

    Renewable and carbon-neutral energy have been promoted as the future of energy production in the United States. Non-traditional energy sources show promise as alternatives to fossil fuels and may provide a sustainable source of energy in increasingly uncertain energy markets. However, these new...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge