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  1. Cases in Environmental Politics

    Stakeholders, Interests, and Policymaking

    Edited by Norman Miller

    Like Norman Miller's companion text, Environmental Politics, this casebook emphasizes the struggle for power among stakeholders in environmental politics and policymaking. Whether examining recent legislation on energy policy, air pollution, endangered species, land use, or the politics of food,...

    Published September 19th 2008 by Routledge

  2. The Sustainability Mirage

    Illusion and Reality in the Coming War on Climate Change

    By John Foster

    ?This thoughtful and original study throws important critical light on the dominant orthodoxies about sustainable development, and suggests a radically new direction. Foster argues compellingly that present approaches embody floating standards and bad faith, trapping societies into inaction. I...

    Published September 9th 2008 by Unknown

  3. Understanding Sustainability Economics

    Towards Pluralism in Economics

    By Peter Soderbaum

    This highly readable yet challenging book provides a critical examination of the failings of mainstream economics and the resultant environmental problems we are facing. Most importantly, it articulates what an alternative economics for sustainability would look like in both theory and practice....

    Published August 26th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Green Development

    Environment and Sustainability in a Developing World, 3rd Edition

    By Bill Adams

    The concept of sustainability lies at the core of the challenge of environment and development and the way governments, business and environmental groups respond to it. Green Development provides a clear and coherent analysis of sustainable development in both theory and practice. This third...

    Published July 30th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Interlinking of Rivers in India

    Issues and Concerns

    Edited by M. Monirul Qader Mirza, Ahsan Uddin Ahmed, Q.K. Ahmad

    Inter-basin water transfers are complex human interventions on natural systems that can have profound adverse as well as beneficial social, economic and environmental implications. India’s plan to interlink its rivers (ILR) and to transfer water may, according to one set of views, generate positive...

    Published July 25th 2008 by CRC Press

  6. Environmental Modelling

    An Uncertain Future?

    By Keith Beven

    Uncertainty in the predictions of science when applied to the environment is an issue of great current relevance in relation to the impacts of climate change, protecting against natural and man-made disasters, pollutant transport and sustainable resource management. However, it is often ignored...

    Published July 21st 2008 by CRC Press

  7. Intelligent Cities and Globalisation of Innovation Networks

    By Nicos Komninos

    Series: Regions and Cities

    Intelligent Cities and Globalisation of Innovation Networks combines concepts and theories from the fields of urban development and planning, innovation management, and virtual / intelligent environments. It explains the rise of intelligent cities with respect to the globalisation of systems...

    Published July 17th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Modelling Long-term Scenarios for Low Carbon Societies

    Edited by Neil Strachan, Tim Foxon, Junichi Fujino

    With the ever-increasing impacts of climate change, it is now clear that global society will have to restructure its energy systems in order to decrease carbon emissions. The scenarios under which this transition to low-carbon societies (LCS) could occur would have complex economic, technological,...

    Published June 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  9. The Climate Diet

    How You Can Cut Carbon, Cut Costs, and Save the Planet

    By Jonathan Harrington

    The atmosphere is getting fat on our carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions and it needs our help. We live in a world of excess, consuming too much of everything-food, clothes, cars, toys, shoes, bricks, and mortar. Our bingeing is often so extreme that it threatens our own health and wellbeing....

    Published June 13th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Sustainable Consumption, Ecology and Fair Trade

    Edited by Edwin Zaccaï

    Series: Environmental Politics

    This timely volume discusses the debates concerning sustainable consumption and the environment. Sustainable consumption stands as a wide objective that attracts a growing attention within sustainable development policy circles and academic research. The contributors examine a range of interesting...

    Published June 10th 2008 by Routledge