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  1. Governing International Watercourses

    River Basin Organizations and the Sustainable Governance of Internationally Shared Rivers and Lakes

    By Susanne Schmeier

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    This book focuses on River Basin Organizations as the key institutions for managing internationally shared water resources. This includes a comparative analysis of all River Basin Organizations worldwide and three in-depth case studies from three different continents. The detailed case studies are...

    Published November 30th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Big Smoke (Routledge Revivals)

    A History of Air Pollution in London since Medieval Times

    By Peter Brimblecombe

    First published in 1987, Peter Brimblecombe's book provides an engaging historical account of air pollution in London, offering a fascinating insight into the development of air pollution controls against a changing social and economic background. He examines domestic and industrial pollution and...

    Published November 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Climate: Present, Past and Future

    Volume 1: Fundamentals and Climate Now

    By Hubert H. Lamb

    First published in 1972, this first volume of Professor Lamb’s study of our changing climate deals with the fundamentals of climate and climatology, as well as providing global data on the contemporary climates of the twentieth century....

    Published November 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Climate: Present, Past and Future

    Volume 2: Climatic History and the Future

    By Hubert H. Lamb

    First published in 1977, the second volume of Climate: Present, Past and Future covers parts III and IV of Professor Hubert Lamb’s seminal and pioneering study of climatology. Part III provides a survey of evidence of types of climates over the last million years, and of methods of dating that...

    Published November 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  5. Weather, Climate and Human Affairs (Routledge Revivals)

    A Book of Essays and Other Papers

    By Hubert H. Lamb

    This wide-ranging collection of essays is written by one of the world’s foremost experts on weather and climate. Six of the chapters have not been published before. The rest, taken from a variety of sources, have been thoroughly revised and brought right up to date – taking account, for example, of...

    Published November 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Changing Climate (Routledge Revivals)

    Selected Papers

    By Hubert H. Lamb

    First published in 1966 these collected papers, written by the distinguished and visionary climatologist Hubert H. Lamb, describe how climates come about and give a history of climatic changes from the last ice-age to the present time....

    Published November 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Water Trading and Global Water Scarcity

    International Experiences

    Edited by Josefina Maestu

    Series: RFF Press Water Policy Series

    Water scarcity is an increasing problem in many parts of the world, yet conventional supply-side economics and management are insufficient to deal with it. In this book the role of water trading as an instrument of integrated water resources management is explored in depth. It is also shown to be...

    Published November 19th 2012 by RFF Press

  8. Bankrupting Nature

    Denying Our Planetary Boundaries

    By Anders Wijkman, Johan Rockström

    This powerful book shows us that we are in deep denial about the magnitude of the global environmental challenges and resource constraints facing the world. Despite growing scientific consensus on major environmental threats as well as resource depletion, societies are largely continuing with...

    Published November 5th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The New Geographies of Energy

    Assessment and Analysis of Critical Landscapes

    Edited by Karl S. Zimmerer

    The New Geographies of Energy: Assessment and Analysis of Critical Landscapes is a pioneering collection of new geographic scholarship. It examines such vitally important research topics as energy dilemmas of the United States, large trends and patterns of energy consumption including China’s role,...

    Published October 16th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Contested Forms of Governance in Marine Protected Areas

    A Study of Co-Management and Adaptive Co-Management

    By Natalie Bown, Tim S. Gray, Selina M. Stead

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

    In this book, the authors examine the governance of marine protected areas (MPA), and in particular they compare two different forms of governance – co-management (CM) and adaptive co-management (ACM). CM is characterized by the decentralization of the decision-making process, incorporating the...

    Published October 3rd 2012 by Routledge