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  1. How Local Resilience Creates Sustainable Societies

    Hard to Make, Hard to Break

    By Philip Monaghan

    A taboo-shattering book, How Local Resilience Creates Sustainable Societies sets out how visionary national and local leaders can transform unsustainable societies as they attempt to recover from an age of austerity. By eliminating the culture of dependency in a socially and environmentally...

    Published February 19th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Environmental Scenario in India

    Successes and Predicaments

    Edited by Sacchidananda Mukherjee, Debashis Chakraborty

    India has moved along an impressive growth path over the last decade, marked with falling share of agriculture, stagnating manufacturing, expanding services segment, growing trade orientation, enhanced FDI inflows etc. The consequent growth implications are obvious as far as the numbers like GDP...

    Published January 15th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Education for Sustainability

    Becoming Naturally Smart

    By Paul Clarke

    In this book, Paul Clarke argues that in order to live sustainably we need to learn how to live and flourish in our environment in a manner that uses finite resources with ecologically informed discretion. Education is perfectly placed to create the conditions for innovative and imaginative...

    Published December 19th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Climate Change and the Crisis of Capitalism

    A Chance to Reclaim, Self, Society and Nature

    Edited by Mark Pelling, David Manuel-Navarrete, Michael Redclift

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Are established economic, social and political practices capable of dealing with the combined crises of climate change and the global economic system? Will falling back on the wisdoms that contributed to the crisis help us to find ways forward or simply reconfigure risk in another guise? This...

    Published November 27th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Citizen Participation in Global Environmental Governance

    Edited by Richard Worthington, Mikko Rask, Lammi Minna

    On one day in 2009, in thirty-eight countries around the world, 4,000 ordinary citizens gathered to discuss the future of climate policy. This project, 'WWViews', was the first-ever global democratic deliberation – an attempt to enable ordinary people to reach informed decisions on and...

    Published October 25th 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Atlas of Climate Change

    Mapping the World's Greatest Challenge, 3rd Edition

    By Kirstin Dow, Thomas E. Downing

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    Since the first edition of this highly acclaimed Atlas was published in 2006 (it won the 'Planeta Environment Book of the Year' award) climate change has climbed even further up the global agenda. This new edition features: the outcomes of the negotiations at the UNFCC conference in Copenhagen...

    Published October 18th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Food, Globalization and Sustainability

    By Peter Oosterveer, David A. Sonnenfeld

    Food is increasingly traded internationally, thereby transforming the organization of food production and consumption globally and influencing most food-related practices. This transition is generating unfamiliar challenges related to sustainability of food provision, the social impacts of...

    Published October 5th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Essential Amory Lovins

    Selected writings

    By Amory B. Lovins

    Edited by Cameron Burns

    Amory B. Lovins is one of the world's leading authorities on energy, integrative design, and their links with economy, environment, development, and security. This unique collection brings together his most important and influential writings and forms an inspiring resource for anyone wishing to...

    Published September 14th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Public Safety and Risk Assessment

    Improving Decision Making

    By David J. Ball, Laurence Ball-King

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    This book aims to encourage a more reflective, multidisciplinary approach to public safety, and the 'reenfranchisement' of those affected by this new phenomenon. Over the past decade health and safety has become a major issue of public interest. There are countless stories of health and safety...

    Published September 6th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Real Cost of Cheap Food

    By Michael Carolan

    This challenging but accessible book critically examines the dominant food regime on its own terms, by seriously asking whether we can afford cheap food and exploring what exactly cheap food affords us. Detailing the numerous ways that food has become reduced to a state, such as a price per ounce,...

    Published August 4th 2011 by Routledge