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  1. The Planet in 2050

    The Lund Discourse of the Future

    Edited by Jill Jäger, Sarah Cornell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    In 2050, the billions of people living on Earth have found a way to manage the planetary system effectively. Everyone has access to adequate food, shelter, and clean water. Human health is no longer considered outside of the health of the ecosystems in which people live. Ecological awareness is an...

    Published July 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  2. Low-Carbon Technology Transfer

    From Rhetoric to Reality

    Edited by David G. Ockwell, Alexandra Mallett

    Low carbon technology transfer to developing countries has been both a lynchpin of, and a key stumbling block to a global deal on climate change. This book brings together for the first time in one place the work of some of the world's leading contemporary researchers in this field. It provides a...

    Published June 27th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Pastoralism and Development in Africa

    Dynamic Change at the Margins

    Edited by Andy Catley, Jeremy Lind, Ian Scoones

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    Once again, the Horn of Africa has been in the headlines. And once again the news has been bad: drought, famine, conflict, hunger, suffering and death. The finger of blame has been pointed in numerous directions: to the changing climate, to environmental degradation, to overpopulation, to...

    Published June 27th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Development Through Bricolage

    Rethinking Institutions for Natural Resource Management

    By Frances Cleaver

    Why, despite an emphasis on 'getting institutions right', do development initiatives so infrequently deliver as planned? Why do many institutions designed for natural resource management (e.g. Water User Associations, Irrigation Committees, Forest Management Councils) not work as planners intended?...

    Published June 20th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Competition and Efficiency in International Food Supply Chains

    Improving Food Security

    By John Williams

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    Why have food crises seemingly become more frequent in recent years, compared to the last few decades? This book examines an array of different issues and distortions that are causing food supply chain dysfunction in many countries, particularly for staple non-perishable foods such as grains,...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Taiwan's Environmental Struggle

    Toward a Green Silicon Island

    By Jack Williams, Ch’ang-yi David Chang

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Taiwan experienced a highly successful economic transformation in the last 50 years that produced one of Asia’s genuine ‘miracles’ of modern development, in terms of improvement in per capita income and overall quality of material well being for its citizens. The process, though, involved rapid...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The European Union as a Leader in International Climate Change Politics

    Edited by Rüdiger Wurzel, James Connelly

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    Climate change poses one of the biggest challenges facing humankind. The European Union (EU) has developed into a leader in international climate change politics although it was originally set up as a ‘leaderless Europe’ in which decision-making powers are spread amongst EU institutional, member...

    Published May 29th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Only One Earth

    The Long Road via Rio to Sustainable Development

    By Felix Dodds, Michael Strauss, Maurice F. with Strong

    Forty years after the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in Stockholm, the goal of sustainable development continues via the Rio+20 conference in 2012. This book will enable a broad readership to understand what has been achieved in the past forty years and what hasn’t. It shows the...

    Published May 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Global Economics of Forestry

    By William F. Hyde

    This book traces the economic and biological pattern of forest development from initial settlement and harvest activity at the natural forest frontier to modern industrial forest plantations. It builds from diagrams describing three discrete stages of forest development, and then discusses the...

    Published May 17th 2012 by RFF Press

  10. Modeling Environment-Improving Technological Innovations under Uncertainty

    Edited by Alexander Golub, Anil Markandya

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    The issues of technology and uncertainty are very much at the heart of the policy debate of how much to control greenhouse gas emissions. The costs of doing so are present and high while the benefits are very much in the future and, most importantly, they are highly uncertain. Whilst there is broad...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge