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  1. Managing Britain's Marine and Coastal Environment

    Towards a Sustainable Future

    Edited by Jonathan Potts, Hance D. Smith

    Series: Routledge Advances in Maritime Research

    Britain's maritime tradition is well documented. The management of its marine and coastal environment is therefore of tantamount importance, and offers lessons for other nations across the world. The beginning of the new millennium marks a major, long-term turning point in the historical...

    Published March 12th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Biochar for Environmental Management

    Science and Technology

    Edited by Johannes Lehmann, Stephen Joseph

    Biochar is the carbon-rich product when biomass (such as wood, manure or crop residues) is heated in a closed container with little or no available air. It can be used to improve agriculture and the environment in several ways, and its stability in soil and superior nutrient-retention properties...

    Published March 11th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Methods of Environmental Impact Assessment

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Peter Morris, Riki Therivel

    Series: Natural and Built Environment Series

    Environmental impact assessment (EIA) is now firmly established as an important and often obligatory part of proposing or launching any development project. Delivering a successful EIA needs not only an understanding of the theory but also a detailed knowledge of the methods for carrying out the...

    Published March 4th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Climate Change Adaptation in the Water Sector

    Edited by Fulco Ludwig, Pavel Kabat, Henk van Schaik, Michael van der Valk

    Today's climate variability already has a large impact on water supply and protection. Millions of people are affected every year by droughts and floods. Future climate change is likely to make things worse. Many people within the water sector are aware that climate change is expected to have...

    Published February 25th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Climate Change and Aviation

    Issues, Challenges and Solutions

    Edited by Stefan Gossling, Paul Upham

    Series: Earthscan Climate

    'This is a timely, challenging and fascinating book on a topic of central importance to the success or otherwise of our climate change policies. It sets down a clear marker for what has to be done in the aviation sector.' Professor John Whitelegg, Stockholm Environment Institute, University of York...

    Published February 24th 2009 by Routledge

  6. State of the World 2009

    Confronting Climate Change, 26th Edition

    By Worldwatch Institute

    The year 2009 will be pivotal for Earth's climate. As scientists warn that we have only a few years to reverse the rise in greenhouse gas emissions if we are to avoid abrupt and catastrophic climate change, the world community has agreed to finalize negotiations on a new climate agreement in...

    Published January 26th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Climate Change and Vulnerability and Adaptation

    Two Volume Set

    By Neil Leary

    Edited by Cecilia Conde, Jyoti Kulkarni, Anthony Nyong, James Adejuwon, Vincente Barros, Ian Burton, Rodel Lasco, Juan Pulhin, Neil Leary

    'Sound and solid case studies on vulnerability and adaptation have been woefully lacking in the international discourse on climate change. This set of books begins to bridge the gap.' Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Director of United Nations Environment Programme '...

    Published December 22nd 2008 by Routledge

  8. The Earthscan Reader on Adaptation to Climate Change

    Edited by E. Lisa F. Schipper, Ian Burton

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    Climate change is now upon us. While mitigation is essential to reduce the future severity of climate change, it will take time and some effects will inevitably continue for centuries. Consequently, more attention is now being directed to adaptation as a means of reducing losses. As the importance...

    Published December 17th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Green Economics

    An Introduction to Theory, Policy and Practice

    By Molly Scott Cato

    The world as we know it needs a new economics. Climate change, financial crisis and out-of-control globalization - all the major problems facing the world have their root in the dominant economic system. The globalised marketplace is the prevailing force in our lives, undermining the real...

    Published December 15th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Water, Sovereignty and Borders in Asia and Oceania

    Edited by Devleena Ghosh, Heather Goodall, Stephanie Hemelryk Donald

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Geography and Environment

    This book restores water, both fresh and salt, to its central position in human endeavour, ecology and environment. Water access and the environmental and social problems of development are major issues of concern in this century. Drawing on water's many formations in debating human relationship...

    Published December 4th 2008 by Routledge