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  1. Four Degrees of Global Warming

    Australia in a Hot World

    Edited by Peter Christoff

    At Copenhagen in December 2009, the international community agreed to limit global warming to below two degrees Celsius to avoid the worst impacts of human-induced climate change. However climate scientists agree that current national emissions targets collectively will still not achieve this goal....

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Nature's Place (Routledge Revivals)

    Conservation Sites and Countryside Change

    By William M. Adams

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Nature conservation has become increasingly important in Britain over the last three decades. This title, first published in 1986, deals with the critical issues surrounding nature conservation and wildlife protection. The book is broad in scope, with a focus on the 1981 Wildlife and Countryside...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Wasting the Rain (Routledge Revivals)

    Rivers, People and Planning in Africa

    By William M. Adams Adams

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1992, this title offers an experienced and constructive evaluation of the ways in which water resources have been developed in Africa. Adams argues that the best hope of productive development lies in working and engaging with local people and using local knowledge of the...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Land Change Science, Political Ecology, and Sustainability

    Synergies and divergences

    Edited by Christian Brannstrom, Jacqueline M. Vadjunec

    Recent claims regarding convergence and divergence between land change science and political ecology as approaches to the study of human-environment relationships and sustainability science are examined and analyzed in this innovative volume. Comprised of 11 commissioned...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Resource Efficiency Complexity and the Commons

    The Paracommons and Paradoxes of Natural Resource Losses, Wastes and Wastages

    By Bruce Lankford

    The efficient use of natural resources is key to a sustainable economy, and yet the complexities of the physical aspects of resource efficiency are poorly understood. In this challenging book, the author proposes a major advance in our understanding of this topic by analysing resource efficiency...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Sustainability

    If It's Everything, Is It Nothing?

    By Heather M. Farley, Zachary A. Smith

    Series: Critical Issues in Global Politics

    Humans are not living within our ecological means. We are using the earth’s resources at a pace that cannot be maintained. We have already seen evidence of the fallout associated with ecological overconsumption and continued abuse of environmental systems will create increasing challenges both...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Biosecurity

    The Socio-Politics of Invasive Species and Infectious Diseases

    Edited by Andrew Dobson, Kezia Barker, Sarah L. Taylor

    Biosecurity is the assessment and management of potentially dangerous infectious diseases, quarantined pests, invasive (alien) species, living modified organisms, and biological weapons. It is a holistic concept of direct relevance to the sustainability of agriculture, food safety, and the...

    Published July 30th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Urban Systems (Routledge Revivals)

    Contemporary Approaches to Modelling

    Edited by C S Bertuglia, G. Leonardi, S. Occelli, G. A. Rabino, R. Tadei, Alan Wilson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This edited collection, first published in 1987, provides a comparative analysis of different approaches to urban modelling, and lays the foundations for the possibility of integration and a more unified field. The first part contextualises the development of the field of urban systems modelling,...

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Redeeming REDD

    Policies, Incentives and Social Feasibility for Avoided Deforestation

    By Michael I. Brown

    It is now well accepted that deforestation is a key source of greenhouse gas emissions and of climate change, with forests representing major sinks for carbon. As a result, public and private initiatives for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) have been widely...

    Published June 19th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Science, Philosophy and Physical Geography

    2nd Edition

    By Robert Inkpen, Graham Wilson

    This accessible and engaging text explores the relationship between philosophy, science and physical geography. It addresses an imbalance that exists in opinion, teaching and to a lesser extent research, between a philosophically enriched human geography and a perceived philosophically empty...

    Published June 10th 2013 by Routledge