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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 352 new and published books in the subject of Environmental Policy — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Transdisciplinary Solutions for Sustainable Development

    From planetary management to stewardship

    By Mark Charlesworth

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    Global environmental issues such as climate change and species loss are intensifying despite our best efforts to combat them. The key reason for this is that the drivers of these problems are closely linked to the industrialism and consumerism that are promoted by governments and other...

    Published May 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Promoting Sustainable Living

    Sustainability as an Object of Desire

    By Justyna Karakiewicz, Audrey Yue, Angela Paladino

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability

    Current images of sustainability are often designed to instil fear and force change, not because we believe in it, but because we fear the consequences of inaction. Moving away from negative portrayals of sustainability, this book identifies the factors that motivate people to aspire towards...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Climate Migration and Security

    Securitisation as a Strategy in Climate Change Politics

    By Ingrid Boas

    Series: Environmental Politics

    Climate migration, as an image of people moving due to sea-level rise and increased drought, has been presented as one of the main security risks of global warming. The rationale is that climate change will cause mass movements of climate refugees, causing tensions and even violent conflict....

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Improving Global Environmental Governance

    Best Practices for Architecture and Agency

    Edited by Norichika Kanie, Steinar Andresen, Peter M. Haas

    Series: Routledge Research in Global Environmental Governance

    The experience of environmental governance is approached in Improving Global Environmental Governance from the unique perspective of actor configuration and embedded networks of actors, which are areas of emerging importance. The chapters look at existing Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Nuclear Waste Management and Legitimacy

    Nihilism and Responsibility

    By Mats Andrén

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Nuclear technology places special demands on society and both nuclear weapons and nuclear energy for peaceful purposes require a large measure of security and monitoring at the international level. This book focuses on nuclear waste management, which can work in democratic countries only if viewed...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Spatial Dimension of Risk

    How Geography Shapes the Emergence of Riskscapes

    Edited by Detlef Müller-Mahn

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    Through its exploration of the spatial dimension of risk, this book offers a brand new approach to theorizing risk, and significant improvements in how to manage, tolerate and take risks. A broad range of risks are examined, including natural hazards, climate change, political violence, and...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Balancing between Trade and Risk

    Integrating Legal and Social Science Perspectives

    Edited by Marjolein B. A. van Asselt, Esther Versluis, Ellen Vos

    The trade aspects of risk and the risk aspects of trade deserve more systematic and genuine interdisciplinary attention if we are to really understand the global, international and supranational dimensions of risk regulation. This book brings together legal and social science research on risk...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Coming of Age of the Green Community

    My neighbourhood, my planet

    By Erik Bichard

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    People organising to protect their environment is not a new phenomenon, but the groups that have been pushing for environmental change since the 1970s have not convinced sufficient numbers make sustainable decisions or to lead sustainable lives. Governments have serially failed to do the job at the...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Disaster Risk Reduction for Economic Growth and Livelihood

    Investing in Resilience and Development

    Edited by Ian Davis, Kae Yanagisawa, Kristalina Georgieva

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    The prevalence of natural disasters in recent years has highlighted the importance of preparing adequately for disasters and dealing efficiently with their consequences. This book addresses how countries can enhance their resilience against natural disasters and move towards economic growth and...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge