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  1. Climate Change and Globalization in the Arctic

    An Integrated Approach to Vulnerability Assessment

    By E. Carina H. Keskitalo

    Series: Earthscan Climate

    Climate change vulnerability assessment is a rapidly developing field. However, despite the fact that such major trends as globalization and the changing characteristics of the political and economic governance systems are crucial in shaping a community?s capacity to adapt to climate change, these...

    Published April 29th 2008 by Routledge

  2. The Crisis of Global Environmental Governance

    Towards a New Political Economy of Sustainability

    Edited by Jacob Park, Ken Conca, Matthias Finger

    Series: Environmental Politics

    More than twenty years after the Bruntland Commission report, Our Common Future, we have yet to secure the basis for a serious approach to global environmental governance. The failed 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development showed the need for a new approach to globalization and sustainability....

    Published March 30th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Atlas of Vernacular Architecture of the World

    By Marcel Vellinga, Paul Oliver, Alexander Bridge

    The first world atlas ever compiled on vernacular architecture, this comprehensive work illustrates the variety and ingenuity of the world’s vernacular building traditions from a multi-disciplinary, cross-cultural and comparative approach, using over sixty world and regional maps. Mapping such...

    Published January 9th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Introduction to Rural Planning

    By Nick Gallent, Meri Juntti, Sue Kidd, Dave Shaw

    Series: Natural and Built Environment Series

    Providing an overview of rural (spatial) planning for students on planning, geography and related programmes, this book charts the major patterns and processes of rural change affecting the British countryside, its landscape, its communities and its economies in the twentieth century. The authors...

    Published January 9th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Environment and Tourism

    2nd Edition

    By Andrew Holden

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environment and Society Texts

    This second edition of Environment and Tourism reflects changes in the relationship between tourism, society and the natural environment in the first decade of the new century. Alongside the updating of all statistics, environmental policy initiatives, examples and case studies new material has...

    Published December 19th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Sudden and Disruptive Climate Change

    Exploring the Real Risks and How We Can Avoid Them

    By Frances Moore

    Edited by Michael C. MacCracken, John C. Topping Jr.

    Series: Earthscan Climate

    'An impressive accomplishment.? Al Gore, Former Vice President of the US, co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, and author of An Inconvenient Truth ?Offers positive solutions that no rational person, organization or government can ignore - except at their peril.? Stephen H. Schneider,...

    Published December 19th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Climate Change and Vulnerability and Adaptation

    Two Volume Set

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

    '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 16th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Transport Revolutions

    Moving People and Freight Without Oil

    By Richard Gilbert, Anthony Perl

    Transport Revolutions: Moving People and Freight without Oil sets out the challenges to our growing dependence on transport fuelled by low-priced oil. These challenges include an early peak in world oil production and profound climate change resulting in part from oil use. It proposes responses to...

    Published December 13th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Ecotourism

    3rd Edition

    By David A. Fennell

    Focusing on an array of economic, social and ecological inconsistencies that continue to plague ecotourism in theory and practice, this book examines ecotourism in reference to other related forms of tourism, impacts, conservation, sustainability, education and interpretation, policy and governance...

    Published November 14th 2007 by Routledge

  10. 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 important topics, such as the Kyoto protocol and deforestation, this book provides extensive coverage of all aspects of environmental politics. Essays of around 6,000 words in length make up the bulk of...

    Published November 14th 2007 by Routledge