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  1. Transport, Climate Change and the City

    By Robin Hickman, David Banister

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    Sustainable mobility has long been sought after in cities around the world, particularly in industrialised countries, but also increasingly in the emerging cities in Asia. Progress however appears difficult to make as the private car, still largely fuelled by petrol or diesel, remains the...

    Published January 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Green Infrastructure for Landscape Planning

    Integrating Human and Natural Systems

    By Gary Austin

    Green infrastructure integrates human and natural systems through a network of corridors and spaces in mixed-use and urban settings. Austin takes a broad look at green infrastructure concepts, research and case studies to provide the student and professional with processes, criteria and data to...

    Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Gender and Wildfire

    Landscapes of Uncertainty

    By Christine Eriksen

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    In pursuit of lifestyle change, affordable property, and proximity to nature, people from all walks of life are moving to the wildland-urban interface. Tragic wildfires and a predicted increase in high fire danger weather with climate change have triggered concern for the safety of such amenity-led...

    Published December 27th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Skycourt and Skygarden

    Greening the urban habitat

    By Jason Pomeroy

    Population increases, advances in technology and the continued trend towards inner-city migration have transformed the traditional city of spaces into the modern city of objects. This has necessitated alternative spatial and technological solutions to replenish those environments that were once so...

    Published December 17th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Megacities and the Coast

    Risk, Resilience and Transformation

    Edited by Mark Pelling, Sophie Blackburn

    Based on a major international study, this volume provides a synthesis of scientific knowledge on megacity urbanization on the coast, environmental impacts, risks and management choices, including a focus on adaptation, mitigation and disaster risk management. It is the primary output of...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Landscape and the Ideology of Nature in Exurbia

    Green Sprawl

    Edited by Kirsten Valentine Cadieux, Laura Taylor

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    This book explores the role of the ideology of nature in producing urban and exurban sprawl. It examines the ironies of residential development on the metropolitan fringe, where the search for “nature” brings residents deeper into the world from which they are imagining their escape—of Federal...

    Published November 8th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Revivals Environmental Studies Bundle

    By Various

    This comprehensive collection of 14 reissues covers a broad range of areas from across the field of Environmental Studies, including climate change, geography and resource management. With a truly global outlook and featuring works from some of the most prominent environmentalists and geographers,...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Coming of Age of the Green Community

    My neighbourhood, my planet

    By Erik Bichard

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    People organising to protect their environment is not a new phenomenon, but the groups that have been pushing for environmental change since the 1970s have not convinced sufficient numbers make sustainable decisions or to lead sustainable lives. Governments have serially failed to do the job at the...

    Published September 12th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Economic Growth and Sustainable Housing

    an uneasy relationship

    By Jin Xue

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Economic Growth and Sustainable Housing: An Uneasy Relationship critically discusses the possibilities of decoupling environmental degradation from economic growth. The author refutes the belief in combining perpetual economic growth with long-term environmental sustainability based on the premise...

    Published August 16th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Motivating Change: Sustainable Design and Behaviour in the Built Environment

    Edited by Robert Crocker, Steffen Lehmann

    Series: Earthscan Series on Sustainable Design

    Today’s most pressing challenges require behaviour change at many levels, from the city to the individual. This book focuses on the collective influences that can be seen to shape change. Exploring the underlying dimensions of behaviour change in terms of consumption, media, social innovation and...

    Published July 17th 2013 by Routledge