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  1. Economics of the Oceans

    Rights, Rents and Resources

    By Paul Hallwood

    It is an unfortunate truth that our oceans offer valuable resources that are too often used unsustainably. Time and again this is due to the failure of international law to provide a framework for adequate governance. Economics of the Oceans examines this issue and provides a comprehensive study of...

    Published February 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Water Governance and Civil Society Responses in South Asia

    Edited by N. C. Narayanan, S. Parasuraman, Rajindra Ariyabandu

    This book addresses paradigm shifts in water policy and governance, and examines the role of civil society organizations in influencing public policy, while focusing on social equity and democratic participation. It illustrates a range of interesting developments in policy formulation, donor–state...

    Published January 30th 2014 by Routledge India

  3. Canned Heat

    Theoretical and Practical Challenges of Global Climate Change

    Edited by Marcello Di Paola, Gianfranco Pellegrino

    Series: Ethics, Human Rights and Global Political Thought

    Global climate change is a key challenge in contemporary times. This volume examines the ethics and politics of climate change, and resulting theoretical perspectives or approaches, while representing the wide variety of sub-themes it engenders for global governance, democracy, justice,...

    Published January 30th 2014 by Routledge India

  4. Peak Oil, Climate Change, and the Limits to China’s Economic Growth

    By Minqi Li

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    This book studies the limits imposed by the depletion of fossil fuels and the requirements of climate stabilization on economic growth with a focus on China. The book intends to examine the potentials of various energy resources, including oil, natural gas, coal, nuclear, wind, solar, and other...

    Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Sustainable Economics of Elinor Ostrom

    Commons, contestation and craft

    By Derek Wall

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Elinor Ostrom’s Nobel Prize-winning work on common pool property rights has implications for some of the most pressing sustainability issues of the twenty-first century — from tackling climate change to maintaining cyberspace. In this book, Derek Wall critically examines Ostrom’s work, while...

    Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of the Economics of Climate Change Adaptation

    Edited by Anil Markandya, Ibon Galarraga, Elisa Sainz de Murieta

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing human kind owing to the great uncertainty regarding future impacts, which affect all regions and many ecosystems. Many publications deal with economic issues relating to mitigation policies, but the economics of adaptation to climate change...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Concepts and Values in Biodiversity

    Edited by Dirk Lanzerath, Minou Friele

    Series: Routledge Studies in Biodiversity Politics and Management

    Biodiversity may refer to the diversity of genes, species or ecosystems in general. These varying concepts of biodiversity occasionally lead to conflicts among researchers and policy makers, as each of them require a customized type of protection strategy. This book addresses the questions...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Sustainable Food Systems

    Building a New Paradigm

    Edited by Terry Marsden, Adrian Morley

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    In response to the challenges of a growing population and food security, there is an urgent need to construct a new agri-food sustainability paradigm. This book brings together an integrated range of key social science insights exploring the contributions and interventions necessary to build this...

    Published January 20th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Transport, Climate Change and the City

    By Robin Hickman, David Banister

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    Sustainable mobility has long been sought after in cities around the world, particularly in industrialised countries, but also increasingly in the emerging cities in Asia. Progress however appears difficult to make as the private car, still largely fuelled by petrol or diesel, remains the...

    Published January 19th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Sustainability Principles and Practice

    By Margaret Robertson

    Sustainability Principles and Practice gives an accessible and comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability. The focus is on furnishing solutions and equipping the student with both conceptual understanding and technical skills for the workplace. Each chapter explores one...

    Published January 19th 2014 by Routledge