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  1. Landscape

    By John Wylie, John Wylie

    Series: Key Ideas in Geography

    Landscape is a stimulating introduction to and contemporary understanding of one of the most important concepts within human geography. A series of different influential readings of landscape are debated and explored, and, for the first time, distinctive traditions of landscape writing are...

    Published July 15th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Neoliberal Environments

    False Promises and Unnatural Consequences

    Edited by Nik Heynen, James McCarthy, Scott Prudham, Paul Robbins

    This volume explores the nexus between nature, markets, deregulation and valuation, using theoretically sharp and empirically rich real-world case studies and analyses of actually existing policy from around the world and across a range of resources. In short, it answers the questions: does...

    Published July 4th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Climate Change and Insurance

    Disaster Risk Financing in Developing Countries

    By Eugene N. Gurenko

    Climate change brings about a new set of major economic risks arising from changing weather patterns, extreme weather events and rising sea levels. Most at risk are developing countries who, despite considerable post-disaster donor aid, have been bearing the major brunt of disaster-related losses....

    Published June 30th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Earth in the Balance

    Forging a New Common Purpose

    By Al Gore

    Al Gore leads the charge against climate change, the world's greatest threat, in an incendiary new foreword to this timeless classic that launched his environmental career. If you want to know Gore, you need this book!...

    Published May 31st 2007 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 April 30th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Green Political Thought

    4th Edition

    By Andrew Dobson

    This highly acclaimed introduction to green political thought is now available in a new edition, having been fully revised and updated to take into account the areas which have grown in importance since the third edition was published. Andrew Dobson describes and assesses the political ideology of...

    Published March 14th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Ecotourism, NGOs and Development

    A Critical Analysis

    By Jim Butcher

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Ecotourism has emerged over the last twenty years not just as a market niche, but also as a strategy for combining development with conservation in the developing world. Ecotourism, NGOs and Development considers the basis for advocacy and argues that it is premised upon a very limited and...

    Published March 7th 2007 by Routledge

  8. From Kyoto to the Town Hall

    Making International and National Climate Policy Work at the Local Level

    Edited by Lennart J. Lundqvist, Anders Biel

    International agreements such as the Kyoto Protocol, EU regulation and country-specific national climate policies offer some hope of addressing climate change. But all too often implementation of these high level objectives is derailed at the sub-national, local and - perhaps most important -...

    Published February 26th 2007 by Routledge

  9. How to Live a Low-Carbon Life

    The Individual's Guide to Stopping Climate Change

    By Chris Goodall

    Climate change is the greatest challenge facing humanity: drastic reduction of carbon emissions is vital if we are to avoid a catastrophe that devastates large parts of the world. Governments and businesses have been slow to act and individuals now need to take the lead. The Earth can absorb no...

    Published February 7th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Markets, Deliberation and Environment

    By John O'Neill

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    What is the source of our environmental problems? Why is there in modern societies a persistent tendency to environmental damage? From within neoclassical economic theory there is a straightforward answer to those questions: it is because environmental goods and harms are unpriced. They come free....

    Published December 13th 2006 by Routledge