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  1. Adapting Cities to Climate Change

    Understanding and Addressing the Development Challenges

    Edited by Jane Bicknell, David Dodman, David Satterthwaite

    Series: Earthscan Climate

    This volume brings together, for the first time, a wide-ranging and detailed body of information identifying and assessing risk, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change in urban centres in low- and middle-income countries. Framed by an overview of the main possibilities and constraints for...

    Published May 29th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Biotechnology and Agricultural Development

    Transgenic Cotton, Rural Institutions and Resource-poor Farmers

    Edited by Rob Tripp

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    This book addresses the continuing controversy over the potential impact of genetically modified (GM) crops in developing countries. Supporters of the technology claim it offers one of the best hopes for increasing agricultural production and reducing rural poverty, while opponents see it as an...

    Published May 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  3. Climate Change as a Security Risk

    By Hans Joachim Schellnhuber

    Without resolute counteraction, climate change will overstretch many societies' adaptive capacities within the coming decades. This could result in destabilization and violence, jeopardizing national and international security to a new degree. However, climate change could also unite the...

    Published April 16th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Feed-in Tariffs

    Accelerating the Deployment of Renewable Energy

    By Miguel Mendonca

    A feed-in tariff is a renewable energy law that obliges energy suppliers to buy electricity produced from renewable resources at a fixed price, usually over a fixed period - even from householders. These legal guarantees ensure investment security, and the support of all viable renewable energy...

    Published April 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  5. Eco-Urbanity

    Towards Well-Mannered Built Environments

    Edited by Darko Radovic

    There is need for change in our currently unsustainable cities. Carefully outlining paths towards better, sustainable ways of urban living, this book proposes a radical change in the ways we conceive and live our urban environments. Bringing together diverse cultural and disciplinary views on urban...

    Published March 31st 2009 by Routledge

  6. Land Use Problems and Conflicts

    Causes, Consequences and Solutions

    By John C. Bergstrom, Stephen J Goetz, James S. Shortle

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    The causes, consequences and control of land use change have become topics of enormous importance in contemporary society. Not only is urban land use and sprawl a hot-button issue, but issues of rural land use have also been in the headlines. Policy makers and citizens are starting to realize that...

    Published March 25th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Environmental Sustainability

    A Consumption Approach

    By Raghbendra Jha, K.V. Bhanu Murthy

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    With globalization fast becoming an irreversible process, it is necessary to pay increased attention to the implications for environmental sustainability. However, the so-called environmental Kuznets curve (EKC) argument implies that rapid economic growth in many developing countries should be...

    Published March 25th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Environmental Governance

    Power and Knowledge in a Local-Global World

    Edited by Gabriela Kütting, Ronnie Lipschutz

    This edited collection makes a highly significant critical contribution to the field of environmental politics. It argues that the international-level, institutionalist approach to global environmental politics has run its course, employed solely by powerful actors in order to orchestrate and...

    Published March 19th 2009 by Routledge

  9. 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 13th 2009 by Routledge

  10. 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 12th 2009 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. International Climate Finance
    Edited by Erik Haites
    To Be Published May 5th 2015
  2. Anthropology and Risk
    By Asa Boholm
    To Be Published May 8th 2015
  3. Energy Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia
    Edited by Bo Kong, Jae H. Ku
    To Be Published May 8th 2015
  4. Environmental Protection and Sustainable Ecological Development
    Edited by Jiaxing Zhang
    To Be Published May 8th 2015
  5. Green Industrial Policy in Emerging Countries
    Edited by Anna Pegels
    To Be Published May 9th 2015

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