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  1. Visualizing Climate Change

    A Guide to Visual Communication of Climate Change and Developing Local Solutions

    By Stephen R.J. Sheppard

    Carbon dioxide and global climate change are largely invisible, and the prevailing imagery of climate change is often remote (such as ice floes melting) or abstract and scientific (charts and global temperature maps). Using dramatic visual imagery such as 3D and 4D visualizations of future...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

  2. How Local Resilience Creates Sustainable Societies

    Hard to Make, Hard to Break

    By Philip Monaghan

    A taboo-shattering book, How Local Resilience Creates Sustainable Societies sets out how visionary national and local leaders can transform unsustainable societies as they attempt to recover from an age of austerity. By eliminating the culture of dependency in a socially and environmentally...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Beyond Smart Cities

    How Cities Network, Learn and Innovate

    By Tim Campbell

    The promise of competitiveness and economic growth in so-called smart cities is widely advertised in Europe and the US. The promise is focussed on global talent and knowledge economies and not on learning and innovation. But to really achieve smart cities – that is to create the conditions of...

    Published January 20th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Zero-carbon Homes

    A Road Map

    By Joanna Williams

    Housing is a major contributor to CO2 emissions in Europe and America today and the construction of new homes offers an opportunity to address this issue. Providing homes that achieve "zero carbon", "carbon neutral", "zero-net energy" or "energy-plus" standard is becoming the goal of more...

    Published December 16th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Electric Vehicles

    Technology, Policy and Commercial Development

    By Joao Vitor Fernandes Serra

    Modern electric vehicles (EVs) are well suited to most people's general transport needs. Despite this, their adoption at a large scale has been grindingly slow. What are the reasons for this? Unlike most books which focus on the technical aspects of EV performance, this guide sets out the...

    Published December 5th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Low Carbon Transport in Asia

    Strategies for Optimizing Co-benefits

    Edited by Eric Zusman, Ancha Srinivasan, Shobhakar Dhakal

    Without the effective participation of developing Asia, a climate crisis is certain. Within developing Asia, the key to averting such a crisis lies in low carbon transport. China, India and Asia's other emerging economies could promote fuel efficient vehicles, public transport, and sustainable...

    Published November 16th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Climate Adaptation and Flood Risk in Coastal Cities

    Edited by Jeroen Aerts, Wouter Botzen, Malcolm Bowman, Philip Ward, Piet Dircke

    Series: Earthscan Climate

    This book presents climate adaptation and flood risk problems and solutions in coastal cities, including an independent investigation of adaptation paths and problems in Rotterdam, New York and Jakarta. The comparison draws out lessons that each city can learn from the others. While the main focus...

    Published September 7th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Dynamics of Disaster

    Lessons on Risk, Response and Recovery

    Edited by Barbara Allen, Rachel A. Dowty Beech

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    Disasters are the result of complex interactions between social and natural forces, acting at multiple scales from the individual and community to the organisational, national and international level. Effective disaster planning, response and recovery require an understanding of these interacting...

    Published April 28th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Children and their Urban Environment

    Changing Worlds

    By Claire Freeman, Paul Tranter

    In our fast-changing urban world, the impacts of social and environmental change on children are often overlooked. Children and their Urban Environment examines these impacts in detail, looking at the key activities, spaces and experiences children have and how these can be managed to ensure that...

    Published March 30th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Cities and Climate Change

    Global Report on Human Settlements 2011

    By Un-Habitat

    Cities and Climate Change examines the links between urbanization and climate change, the potentially devastating effects of climate change on urban populations and the policy responses and practices that are emerging in urban areas. Over half of the world's population now live in urban...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Routledge