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  1. Fairness and Justice in Environmental Decision Making

    Water Under the Bridge

    By Catherine Gross

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    By crossing disciplinary boundaries, this book uniquely connects theories of justice with people's lived experience within social conflicts over resource sharing. It shows why some conflicts, such as local opposition to wind farms and water disputes, have become intractable social problems in many...

    Published January 6th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Climate Change and Development

    By Thomas Tanner, Leo Horn-Phathanothai

    Series: Routledge Perspectives on Development

    The evidence for human-induced climate change is now overwhelming, the brunt of its impacts is already being felt by poor people, and the case for urgent action is compelling. This book addresses the two greatest challenges of our time – averting catastrophic climate change and eradicating poverty...

    Published December 19th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Alternative Food Networks

    Knowledge, Practice, and Politics

    By David Goodman, E. Melanie DuPuis, Michael K. Goodman

    Series: Routledge Studies of Gastronomy, Food and Drink

    Farmers’ markets, veggie boxes, local foods, organic products and Fair Trade goods – how have these once novel, "alternative" foods, and the people and networks supporting them, become increasingly familiar features of everyday consumption? Are the visions of "alternative worlds" built on ethics of...

    Published December 18th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Energy Security, Equality and Justice

    By Benjamin K. Sovacool, Roman V. Sidortsov, Benjamin R. Jones

    This book applies concepts from ethics, justice, and political philosophy to five sets of contemporary energy problems cutting across time, economics, politics, geography, and technology. In doing so, the authors derive two key energy justice principles from modern theories of distributive...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Food Systems Failure

    The Global Food Crisis and the Future of Agriculture

    Edited by Christopher Rosin, Paul Stock, Hugh Campbell

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    This book provides a critical assessment of the contemporary global food system in light of the heightening food crisis, as evidence of its failure to achieve food security for the world's population. A key aspect of this failure is identified in the neoliberal strategies which emphasize industrial...

    Published November 25th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Defining Sustainable Development for Our Common Future

    A History of the World Commission on Environment and Development (Brundtland Commission)

    By Iris Borowy

    The UN World Commission on Environment and Development, chaired by former Norwegian Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland, alerted the world to the urgency of making progress toward economic development that could be sustained without depleting natural resources or harming the environment. Written...

    Published November 24th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Economic Incentives for Marine and Coastal Conservation

    Prospects, Challenges and Policy Implications

    Edited by Essam Yassin Mohammed

    Marine and coastal resources provide millions of people with their livelihoods, such as fishing and tourism, and a range of critical additional ‘ecosystem services’, from biodiversity and culture to carbon storage and flood protection. Yet across the world, these resources are...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Water Resources

    An Integrated Approach

    Edited by Joseph Holden

    The world faces huge challenges for water as population continues to grow, as emerging economies develop and as climate change alters the global and local water cycle. There are major questions to be answered about how we supply water in a sustainable and safe manner to fulfil our needs, while at...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Women, Livestock Ownership and Markets

    Bridging the Gender Gap in Eastern and Southern Africa

    Edited by Jemimah Njuki, Pascal C. Sanginga

    This book provides empirical evidence from Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique and from different production systems of the importance of livestock as an asset to women and their participation in livestock and livestock product markets. It explores the issues of intra-household income management and...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Energy: The Basics

    By Harold Schobert

    Series: The Basics

    People rarely stop to think about where the energy they use to power their everyday lives comes from and when they do it is often to ask a worried question: is mankind’s energy usage killing the planet? How do we deal with nuclear waste? What happens when the oil runs out? Energy: The Basics...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge