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  1. The Political Economy of Global Warming

    The Terminal Crisis

    By Del Weston

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Humanity is facing an unprecedented global catastrophe as a result of global warming. This book examines the reasons why international agencies, together with national governments, are seemingly unable to provide real and binding solutions to the problems. The reasons presented relate to the...

    Published August 27th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Water as a Catalyst for Peace

    Transboundary Water Management and Conflict Resolution

    By Ahmed Abukhater

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    Examining international water allocation policies in different parts of the world, this book suggests that they can be used as a platform to induce cooperation over larger political issues, ultimately settling conflicts. The main premise is that water can and should be used as a catalyst for peace...

    Published August 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Values in Sustainable Development

    Edited by Jack Appleton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    To enhance sustainable development research and practice the values of the researchers, project managers and participants must first be made explicit. Values in Sustainable Development introduces and compares worldviews and values from multiple countries and perspectives, providing a survey of...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  4. A Global Environmental Right

    By Stephen J. Turner

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    The development of an international substantive environmental right on a global level has long been a contested issue. To a limited extent environmental rights have developed in a fragmented way through different legal regimes. This book examines the potential for the development of a global...

    Published August 16th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The UN Watercourses Convention in Force

    Strengthening International Law for Transboundary Water Management

    Edited by Flavia Rocha Loures, Alistair Rieu-Clarke

    At the UN General Assembly in 1997, an overwhelming majority of States voted for the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses – a global overarching framework governing the rights and duties of States sharing freshwater systems....

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Towards Principled Oceans Governance

    Australian and Canadian Approaches and Challenges

    Edited by Donald R. Rothwell, David L. VanderZwaag

    Series: Routledge Advances in Maritime Research

    Australia and Canada have been at the forefront of efforts to operationalize integrated oceans and coastal management. Throughout the 1990s both countries devoted considerable effort to developing strategies to give effect to international ocean management obligations. This key book focuses on...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Searching for Resilience in Sustainable Development

    Learning Journeys in Conservation

    By John Blewitt, Daniella Tilbury

    Resilience is a term that is gaining currency in conservation and sustainable development, though its meaning and value in this context is yet to be defined. Searching for Resilience in Sustainable Development examines ways in which resilience may be created within the web of ecological,...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Environmental Justice in Developing Countries

    Perspectives from Africa and Asia-Pacific

    By Rhuks Ako

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    The evolving environmental justice paradigm is conceptualized differently based on political, economic and historical factors. In developed countries, emphasis is placed on the role of individuals in environmental decision-making and the protection of their access to the prerequisite environmental...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Employee Engagement with Sustainable Business

    How to Change the World Whilst Keeping Your Day Job

    By Nadine Exter

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Sustainability is, and continues to grow as, a key issue for organizations: in the board room; with investors, customers and regulators; and from employees whose demands on organizations include improving their social and environmental performance in return for loyalty and commitment. However, as...

    Published July 4th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Precautionary Principle in Marine Environmental Law

    With Special Reference to High Risk Vessels

    By Bénédicte Sage-Fuller

    Series: Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

    The book examines whether the jurisdiction of coastal States under international law can be extended to include powers of intervention towards vessels posing a significant risk to their coastal and marine environment, but which have not yet been involved in any incident or accident. The books sets...

    Published July 1st 2013 by Routledge