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  1. Land and Resource Scarcity

    Capitalism, Struggle and Well-being in a World without Fossil Fuels

    Edited by Andreas Exner, Peter Fleissner, Lukas Kranzl, Werner Zittel

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

    This book brings together geological, biological, radical economic, technological, historical and social perspectives on peak oil and other scarce resources. The contributors to this volume argue that these scarcities will put an end to the capitalist system as we know it and alternatives must be...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Small Private Forest in the United States (Routledge Revivals)

    By Charles H. Stoddard

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Throughout the past few decades, the standard answer to the problem of low productivity in small private forests has been education. It has been assumed that the chief obstacle to "good" forestry has been lack of knowledge. But the stubborn persistence of the problem raises some doubts as to the...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Urban Environmental Stewardship and Civic Engagement

    How planting trees strengthens the roots of democracy

    By Dana R. Fisher, Erika S. Svendsen, James Connolly

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Once considered the antithesis of a verdant and vibrant ecosystem, cities are now being hailed as highly efficient and complex social ecological systems. Emerging from the streets of the post-industrial city are well-tended community gardens, rooftop farms and other viable habitats capable of...

    Published February 11th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Conservation and Development in Cambodia

    Exploring frontiers of change in nature, state and society

    Edited by Sarah Milne, Sango Mahanty

    Series: Earthscan Conservation and Development

    Written by leading authorities from Australasia, Europe and North America, this book examines the dynamic conflicts and synergies between nature conservation and human development in contemporary Cambodia. After suffering conflict and stagnation in the late twentieth century, Cambodia has...

    Published February 6th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Shifting Cultivation and Environmental Change

    Indigenous People, Agriculture and Forest Conservation

    Edited by Malcolm F. Cairns

    Shifting cultivation is one of the oldest forms of subsistence agriculture and is still practised by millions of poor people in the tropics. Typically it involves clearing land (often forest) for the growing of crops for a few years, and then moving on to new sites, leaving the earlier ground...

    Published December 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Designing Renewable Energy Systems

    A Life Cycle Assessment Approach

    By Leda Gerber

    The book discusses a multi-objective optimization approach in LCA that allows the flexible construction of comprehensive Pareto fronts to help understand the weightings and relative importance of its elements. The methodology is applied to the pertinent topics of thermochemical wood conversion,...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by EPFL Press

  7. Permeable Reactive Barrier

    Sustainable Groundwater Remediation

    Edited by Ravi Naidu, Volker Birke

    Series: Advances in Trace Elements in the Environment

    Remediation of ground water is complex and often challenging. The passive remediation technology, currently in vogue, is based on permeable reactive barriers (PRB) that allow water to pass through while the fence/barrier made of reactive materials remediates the contaminants. Although PRB has been...

    Published December 20th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Romantic Ecology (Routledge Revivals)

    Wordsworth and the Environmental Tradition

    By Jonathan Bate

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1991, Romantic Ecology reassesses the poetry of William Wordsworth in the context of the abiding pastoral tradition in English Literature. Jonathan Bate explores the politics of poetry and argues that contrary to critics who suggest that the Wordsworth was a reactionary who...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Marine Biodiversity, Climatic Variability and Global Change

    By Grégory Beaugrand

    Series: Earthscan Oceans

    Biodiversity loss in terrestrial environments associated with human activities has been appreciated as a major issue for some years now. What is less well documented is the effect of such activities, including climate change, on marine biodiversity. This pioneering book is the first to address...

    Published November 28th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Environmental Governance in Europe and Asia

    A Comparative Study of Institutional and Legislative Frameworks

    By Jona Razzaque

    Series: Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

    This book looks at environmental governance in both Asia and Europe and offers a comparative analysis of the two regions in order to provide a better understanding of the concept of ‘environmental governance’ and its status in Europe and Asia. The book assesses the legislative, institutional and...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge