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  1. Local Disaster Resilience

    Administrative and Political Perspectives

    By Ashley D. Ross

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Since 2000, the Gulf Coast states – Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida – have experienced a series of hurricanes, multiple floods and severe storms, and one oil spill. These disasters have not only been numerous but also devastating. Response to and recovery from these...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Defining Sustainable Development for Our Common Future

    A History of the World Commission on Environment and Development (Brundtland Commission)

    By Iris Borowy

    The UN World Commission on Environment and Development, chaired by former Norwegian Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland, alerted the world to the urgency of making progress toward economic development that could be sustained without depleting natural resources or harming the environment. Written...

    Published November 24th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Handbook of Energy Security

    Edited by Benjamin K. Sovacool

    This Handbook examines the subject of energy security: its definition, dimensions, ways to measure and index it, and the complicating factors that are often overlooked. The volume identifies varying definitions and dimensions of energy security, including those that prioritize security of supply...

    Published November 18th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Whales and Elephants in International Conservation Law and Politics

    A Comparative Study

    By Ed Couzens

    Whales and elephants are iconic giants of the marine and terrestrial animal world. Both are conspicuous representatives of wildlife conservation. The issues of whaling and the ivory trade are closely linked, both legally and politically, in many ways; some obvious, and some surprising. ...

    Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Climate Action Upsurge

    The Ethnography of Climate Movement Politics

    By Stuart Rosewarne, James Goodman, Rebecca Pearse

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    In the late 2000s climate action became a defining feature of the international political agenda. Evidence of global warming and accelerating greenhouse gas emissions created a new sense of urgency and, despite consensus on the need for action, the growing failure of international climate policy...

    Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Critical Environmental Politics

    Edited by Carl Death

    Series: Interventions

    The aim of this book is to review central concepts in the study of environmental politics and to open up new questions, problems, and research agendas in the field. The volume does so by drawing on a wide range of approaches from critical theory to poststructuralism, and spanning disciplines...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Greening the Economy

    Integrating economics and ecology to make effective change

    By Robert B. Williams

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Professor Bob Williams examines the essential elements that give ecosystems their durability. These key characteristics are: self-regulating cycles of key materials, a plentiful and durable energy source, an ability to adjust to changing circumstances, and the capacity for resiliency in the face of...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Sustainable Energy

    Edited by Klaus D. John, Dirk Rübbelke

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Rising fuel prices during recent years and the threat of global warming have reinforced public and scientific interest in the issue of sustainable energy, with the term sustainability understood as having economic, environmental and social dimensions. Renewable energy is seen as an effective means...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Toward Resilient Communities

    Examining the Impacts of Local Governments in Disasters

    By Christopher L. Atkinson

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    In June 2011, the city of Minot, North Dakota sustained the greatest flood in its history. Rather than buckling under the immense weight of the flood on a personal and community level, government, civic groups, and citizens began to immediately assess and address the event’s impacts. Why did the...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Insuring War

    Sovereignty, Security and Risk

    By Luis Lobo-Guerrero

    Series: Interventions

    Insurance is a central, if until now ignored, instrument of war in the modern period. Ever since the eighteenth century, interaction between governments and insurers in Western countries has materialised in the form of war risk schemes that have contributed to the waging of war and the preservation...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge