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  1. Fundamentals of the Physical Environment

    Fourth Edition

    By Peter Smithson, Ken Addison, Ken Atkinson

    Fundamentals of the Physical Environment has established itself as a well-respected core introductory book for students of physical geography and the environmental sciences. Taking a systems approach, it demonstrates how the various factors operating at Earth’s surface can and do interact...

    Published May 16th 2008 by Routledge

  2. 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 30th 2008 by Unknown

  3. 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 31st 2008 by Routledge

  4. 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 10th 2008 by Routledge

  5. 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 10th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Integrating Climate Change Actions into Local Development

    By Livia Bizikova, John Robinson, Stewart Cohen

    To date, climate change adaptation and mitigation have been treated separately both in research and in the climate negotiations. However, a growing body of literature is now being developed that points to actual and potential synergies and trade-offs between responses to climate change and...

    Published January 10th 2008 by Unknown

  7. 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 20th 2007 by Routledge

  8. 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 20th 2007 by Unknown

  9. 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 17th 2007 by Unknown

  10. 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 14th 2007 by Unknown

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Energy and Environmental Engineering
    Edited by Yijin Wu
    To Be Published February 2nd 2015
  2. Environment, Energy and Applied Technology
    Edited by Wen-Pei Sung, Jimmy C.M. Kao
    To Be Published February 2nd 2015
  3. 2014 International Conference on Geoscience and Environmental Engineering
    Edited by Jiaxing Zhang
    To Be Published February 7th 2015
  4. Fair Weather: Equity concerns in climate change
    Edited by Ferenc L. Tóth
    To Be Published February 8th 2015
  5. Lessons for Climate Change Adaptation from Better Management of Rivers
    Edited by Jamie Pittock
    To Be Published February 8th 2015

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