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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 379 new and published books in the subject of Environmental Politics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Green Grabbing: A New Appropriation of Nature

    Edited by James Fairhead, Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    Across the world, ecosystems are for sale. ‘Green grabbing’ – the appropriation of land and resources for environmental ends – is an emerging process of deep and growing significance. A vigorous debate on ‘land grabbing’ already highlights instances where ‘green’ credentials are called...

    Published January 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Demystifying Sustainability

    Towards Real Solutions

    By Haydn Washington

    What is sustainability? Much has been said about the terms ‘sustainability’ and ‘sustainable development’ over the last few decades, but they have become buried under academic jargon. This book is one of the first that aims to demystify sustainability so that the layperson can understand the key...

    Published January 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of Green Transformations

    Edited by Ian Scoones, Melissa Leach, Peter Newell

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    Multiple ‘green transformations’ are required if humanity is to live sustainably on planet Earth. Recalling past transformations, this book examines what makes the current challenge different, and especially urgent. It examines how green transformations must take place in the context of the...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. International Climate Change Law and State Compliance

    By Alexander Zahar

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    A solution to the problem of climate change requires close international cooperation and difficult reforms involving all states. Law has a clear role to play in that solution. What is not so clear is the role that law has played to date as a constraining factor on state conduct. International...

    Published January 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Environmental Politics and Foreign Policy Decision Making in Latin America

    Ratifying the Kyoto Protocol

    By Amy Below

    Series: Role Theory and International Relations

    Although the Kyoto Protocol, an international agreement to address global climate change, has been regarded by many as an unsuccessful treaty both politically and environmentally, it stands as one of the world’s few truly global agreements. Why did such a diverse group of countries decide to sign...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Making of Low Carbon Economies

    By Heather Lovell

    The Making of Low Carbon Economies looks at how more than two decades of sustained effort at climate change mitigation has resulted in a variety of new practices, rules and ways of doing things: a period of active construction of low carbon economies. From outer space observations of the carbon in...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Waste Management and Sustainable Consumption

    Reflections on consumer waste

    Edited by Karin M. Ekström

    The accelerated pace of global consumption over the past decades has meant that governments across the world are now faced with significant challenges in dealing with the dramatically increased volume of waste. While research on waste management has previously focused on finding technological...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Making Environmental Markets Work

    The Varieties of Capitalism in Emerging Economies

    By Tabitha M. Benney

    Series: Environmental Politics

    Perhaps the most defining characteristic of the global economy today is the rise of emerging market economies (EMEs). Many states have experienced rapid economic growth over the past two decades that has led to an increasing share of global wealth. Such dramatic changes are highly relevant because...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Handbook of Water Economics and Institutions

    Edited by Kimberly Burnett, Richard Howitt, James A. Roumasset, Christopher A. Wada

    Growing scarcity of freshwater worldwide brings to light the need for sound water resource modeling and policy analysis. While a solid foundation has been established for many specific water management problems, combining those methods and principles in a unified framework remains an ongoing...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Reconstructing Sustainability Science

    Knowledge and action for a sustainable future

    By Thaddeus R. Miller

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    The growing urgency, complexity and "wickedness" of sustainability problems—from climate change and biodiversity loss to ecosystem degradation and persistent poverty and inequality—present fundamental challenges to scientific knowledge production and its use. While there is little doubt that...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge