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  1. Climate Clever

    How Governments Can Tackle Climate Change (and Still Win Elections)

    By Hugh Compston, Ian Bailey

    Why, despite two decades of climate policy, have affluent democracies made so little progress in cutting greenhouse gas emissions? We know that there are ways of doing this that are both practical and affordable. It is politics that is the problem. Stringent climate policies may lead companies to...

    Published February 14th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Asian Perspectives on Water Policy

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    Asian countries are not homogenous. They are in different stages of social and economic development, with cultural conditions and institutional and legal frameworks varying from one country to another. Therefore, how water can be successfully managed differs from one country to another. The book...

    Published February 6th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Practical Engineering Geology

    By Steve Hencher

    Series: Applied Geotechnics

    Steve Hencher presents a broad and fresh view on the importance of engineering geology to civil engineering projects. Practical Engineering Geology provides an introduction to the way that projects are managed, designed and constructed and the ways that the engineering geologist can contribute to...

    Published January 12th 2012 by CRC Press

  4. Coastal Engineering

    Processes, Theory and Design Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Dominic Reeve, Andrew Chadwick, Christopher Fleming

    Historically, much harm has been done by well-meaning coastal engineering attempts, which seemed like good ideas on paper but which failed to allow for practical issues. For this reason, it is vital that theories and models are well grounded in practice. This second edition brings the models and...

    Published December 13th 2011 by CRC Press

  5. Climate Management Issues

    Economics, Sociology, and Politics

    By Julie K. Gines

    Despite all the controversy and hype that climate change has generated, there now exists an overwhelming body of scientific evidence that the problem is real and that its effects are already being felt on a global scale. Part of what makes this a volatile and controversial issue is that it is not...

    Published December 13th 2011 by CRC Press

  6. Future Climate Change

    Edited by Mark Maslin, Samuel Randalls

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    In recent years, future climate change has increasingly been recognized as one of the most important issues of the twenty-first century, challenging the very structure of our global society. No longer just an abstruse scientific concern, it prompts difficult choices for both individuals and...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  7. A Handbook of Global Freshwater Invasive Species

    Edited by Robert A. Francis

    Invasive non-native species are a major threat to global biodiversity. Often introduced accidentally through international travel or trade, they invade and colonize new habitats, often with devastating consequences for the local flora and fauna. Their environmental impacts can range from damage to...

    Published December 11th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Environmental Impact Statement After Two Generations

    Managing Environmental Power

    By Michael R. Greenberg

    Series: Natural and Built Environment Series

    This book is about a subject that Michael Greenberg has worked on and lived with for almost forty years. He was brought up in the south Bronx at a time when his neighborhood suffered from terrible air and noise pollution, and domestic waste went untreated into the Hudson River. For him,...

    Published November 27th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Introduction to Coastal Processes and Geomorphology, Second Edition

    By Gerd Masselink, Michael Hughes, Jasper Knight

    The world's coastlines represent a myriad of dynamic and constantly changing environments. Heavily settled and intensely used areas, they are of enormous importance to humans and understanding how they are shaped and change is crucial to our future.Introduction to Coastal Processes and...

    Published September 29th 2011 by Routledge

  10. A History of Climate Changes (4 Volumes)

    Selected Works of H. H. Lamb

    By H. H. Lamb

    Series: Routledge Revivals: A History of Climate Changes

    First published between 1966 and 1988, the four volumes in this collection demonstrate the immense breadth and depth of work on climate change by the pioneering English climatologist Hubert Lamb. Detailing everything from the fundamentals of climate and climatology, as well as a history of climatic...

    Published September 14th 2011 by Routledge