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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 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 16th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 31st 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Water Governance, Policy and Knowledge Transfer

    International Studies on Contextual Water Management

    Edited by Cheryl De Boer, Joanne Vinke-de Kruijf, Gül Özerol, Hans Th. A. Bressers

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    In an increasingly global community of researchers and practitioners, new technologies and communication means have made the transfer of policies from one country or region to another progressively more prevalent. There has been a lot of attention in the field of public administration paid to...

    Published May 24th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Technology Development Assistance for Agriculture

    Putting research into use in low income countries

    By Norman Clark, Andy Frost, Ian Maudlin, Andrew Ward

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Stemming from an 11-year DFID funded programme under its Renewable Natural Resources Research Strategy (RNRRS), Technology Development Assistance for Agriculture: Putting Research into Low Income Countries reviews part of this programme as a case study of a broader issue of technology development...

    Published April 18th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Global Casino, Fifth Edition

    An Introduction to Environmental Issues

    By Nick Middleton

    The Global Casino is an introduction to environmental issues which deals both with the workings of the physical environment and the political, economic and social frameworks in which the issues occur. Using examples from all over the world, the book highlights the underlying causes behind...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge