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  1. The Quality of the Urban Environment

    Essays on "New Resources" in an Urban Age

    Edited by Harvey S. Perloff

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The quality of the environment in which people live, work, and play influences to no small degree the quality of life itself. The environment can be satisfying and attractive and provide scope for individual development or it can be poisonous, irritating and stunting. The papers in this volume,...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Modeling Energy-Economy Interactions

    Five Appoaches

    Edited by Charles J. Hitch

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This report, first published in 1977, explores several different approaches to the same question; namely, how severe will be the impact on key U.S. macro-economic variables of the transition from main reliance on oil and natural gas to other sources of energy? This book will be of interest to...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Water Politics and Spiritual Ecology

    Custom, environmental governance and development

    By Lisa Palmer

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    As water resources diminish with increasing population and economic pressures as well as global climate change, this book addresses a subject of ever increasing local and global importance. In many areas water is not only a vital resource but is also endowed with an agency and power that connects...

    Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Water and Cities in Latin America

    Challenges for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Ismael Aguilar-Barajas, Jürgen Mahlknecht, Jonathan Kaledin, Marianne Kjellén, Abel Mejía-Betancourt

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    Approximately 80 per cent of the population of Latin America is concentrated in urban centres. Pressure on water resources and water management in cities therefore provide major challenges. Despite the importance of the issues, there has been little systematic coverage of the topic in book form....

    Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Energy Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia

    Edited by Bo Kong, Jae H. Ku

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Drawing on cutting-edge research from leading scholars, this book investigates state preferences for regime creation and assesses state capacity for executing these preferences in Northeast Asia’s energy domain, defined as the geographical area comprising the following countries: Russia, Mongolia,...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Renewable Energy Policies in South Asia

    The World Bank's Solar Lighting Strategies and Design Principles

    By Sam Wong

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The World Bank’s ‘Design Principles’ for successful renewable energy interventions are cost management, good governance and a choice of technology that meets local needs. Focusing on solar lighting and drawing on case studies in Bangladesh and India, this book problematicises the underpinning...

    Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Animals and the Environment

    Advocacy, activism, and the quest for common ground

    Edited by Lisa Kemmerer

    Contemporary Earth and animal activists rarely collaborate, perhaps because environmentalists focus on species and ecosystems, while animal advocates look to the individual, and neither seems to have much respect for the other. This diverse collection of essays highlights common ground between...

    Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Water Quality Policy and Management in Asia

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    Asia's 48 countries have an estimated 1.757 billion urban population and 2.4 billion people in rural areas (or approximately 60 per cent of the global population). Divided into central, eastern, southern, south-eastern and western regions, the continent is also extremely heterogeneous in terms of...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Catchment and River Basin Management

    Integrating Science and Governance

    Edited by Laurence Smith, Keith Porter, Kevin Hiscock, Mary Jane Porter, David Benson

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    The central focus of this volume is a critical comparative analysis of the key drivers for water resource management and the provision of clean water – governance systems and institutional and legal arrangements. The authors present a systematic analysis of case study river systems drawn from...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Environmental Certification for Organisations and Products

    Management approaches and operational tools

    By Tiberio Daddi, Fabio Iraldo, Francesco Testa

    Series: Routledge Research in Sustainability and Business

    Environmental certification is an effective tool for managing the environmental impact of companies, leveraging their competitive capabilities and ensuring their compliance with environmental principles. A growing number of countries across the world are adopting this practice and the growth of new...

    Published April 22nd 2015 by Routledge