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New and Published Books

  1. Energy and Transport in Green Transition

    Perspectives on Ecomodernity

    Edited by Atle Midttun, Nina Witoszek

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability

    This book breaks new ground in the studies of green transition. It frames the ongoing transformation in terms of a "battle of modernities" with the emerging vision of ecomodernity as the final destination. It also offers a systematic exploration of the potential for extensive transformation of...

    Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Sustainability

    Key Issues

    Edited by Helen Kopnina, Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet

    Series: Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

    Sustainability: Key Issues is a comprehensive introductory textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students doing courses in sustainability. Highly original, it covers the very broad spectrum of ideas covered under sustainability, from participation, resilience, growth, ecological modernism...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Governing Agricultural Sustainability

    Global lessons from GM crops

    Edited by Phil Macnaghten, Susana Carro-Ripalda

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    Although GM crops are seen by their advocates as a key component of the future of world agriculture and as part of the solution for world poverty and hunger, their uptake has not been smooth nor universal: they have been marred by controversy and all too commonly their regulation has been...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Water Infrastructure

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    Water infrastructure is an essential element in water management. Together with institutions, policies and regulation, it provides basic services to growing populations, especially in developing countries, where much of the growth is taking place. In the Asia-Pacific region, for instance,...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Nuclear Imperatives and Public Trust

    Dealing with Radioactive Waste

    By Luther J. Carter

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title, first published in 1987, examines the topic of nuclear waste management, and the way in which the public reacts to this issue. Part 1 explores the sources of public unease, such as the way in which nuclear waste had failed to be properly contained in the past. Part 2 looks at the search...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Oil Prices, Energy Security, and Import Policy

    By Douglas R. Bohi, W. David Montgomery

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1982, takes the interaction between the domestic economy and the international trade in oil and, through the use of a consistent microeconomic framework, examines the conditions under which energy and related policies may or may not improve the performance of the U.S....

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Alternative Arrangements for Marine Fisheries

    An Overview

    By Francis T. Christy, Jr.

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The maintenance of the freedom of fishing in the face of the changing circumstances that were occurring at the time of this title’s original publication in 1973 had produced several damaging consequences. It had led to considerable waste, in both biological and economic terms, and had been the...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Agricultural Productivity

    Measurement and Explanation

    Edited by Susan M. Capalbo, John M. Antle

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1988, provides a comprehensive, integrated body of knowledge concerning agricultural productivity research, highlighting both its strengths and limitations. This book will be of value to scholars and research leaders for the knowledge it conveys of future productivity...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Climate Change Impacts on Tropical Forests in Central America

    An ecosystem service perspective

    Edited by Aline Chiabai

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    The loss of biodiversity is a major environmental problem in nearly every terrestrial ecosystem on Earth. This loss is accelerating driven by climate change, as well as by other causes including agricultural exploitation, fragmentation and degradation triggered by land use changes. The crucial...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Institutions, Regulatory Styles, Society and Environmental Governance in China

    By Carlos Wing-Hung Lo, Shui-Yan Tang

    During the past three decades of rapid industrial growth, China has suffered from devastating environmental degradation. Most scholarly and popular publications have painted a rather pessimistic picture about the worrisome trend. Yet a somewhat more optimistic view has emerged in the past decade...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge