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Articles in the General Interest category

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Recent General Interest Articles

  1. The Street as Public Space: a complex and contested realm

    We are pleased to present a new Routledge Sustainability blog post written byVikas Mehta, PhD, author of The Street.

    With a new entry every fortnight, blog posts written by various Routledge authors will be displayed both on the Routledge website and on our Facebook page. Each post within Facebook will be open to comments so please feel free to voice your thoughts! You can view all of our past blog posts here.

  2. A Suggestion for Improving Public Transport Investments in Developing Countries

    We are pleased to present a new Earthscan from Routledge blog post written by Eric Christian Bruun, author of Better Public Transit Systems.

    With a new entry every fortnight, blog posts written by various Earthscan from Routledge authors will be displayed both on the Routledge website and on the Earthscan from Routledge Facebook page. Each post within Facebook will be open to comments so please feel free to voice your thoughts!

  3. The Energy of Nations, by Jeremy Leggett

    We are pleased to present a new Earthscan from Routledge blog post written by Jeremy Leggett, author of The Energy of Nations.

    With a new entry every fortnight, blog posts written by various Earthscan from Routledge authors will be displayed both on the Routledge website and on the Earthscan from Routledge Facebook page. Each post within Facebook will be open to comments so please feel free to voice your thoughts!

  4. Sir Peter Hall Writes New Book on What’s Wrong with Urban Planning in Britain Today

    Internationally renowned academic Sir Peter Hall has just published a new book, Good Cities, Better Lives: How Europe Discovered the Lost Art of Urbanism, looking at the urban planning challenges faced in Britain and other countries, and how lessons from the European experience can help to put it right.

  5. The Green Economy: Boosted, Busted, or Blasting Off?

    We are pleased to present a new Earthscan from Routledge blog post written by Alan AtKisson, author of Believing Cassandra and The Sustainability Transformation.

    With a new entry every fortnight, blog posts written by various Earthscan from Routledge authors will be displayed both on the Routledge website and on the Earthscan from Routledge Facebook page. Each post within Facebook will be open to comments so please feel free to voice your thoughts!

  6. Sustainability Indicators Need to Include Justice

    We are pleased to present a new Earthscan from Routledge blog post written by Sarah Fredericks, author of Measuring and Evaluating Sustainability.

    With a new entry every fortnight, blog posts written by various Earthscan from Routledge authors will be displayed both on the Routledge website and on the Earthscan from Routledge Facebook page. Each post within Facebook will be open to comments so please feel free to voice your thoughts!

  7. Positive Week – Sustainable Fashion and Textiles

    Positive Luxury have organized the first ever Positive Week. Running from 8th until the 14th July, Positive Week is dedicated to promoting brands that are positive for both people and the planet.

    We got in touch with Kate Fletcher, author of Sustainable Fashion and Textiles who gave us a quote in relation to Positive Week.

  8. Farmers’ Rights and Sustainable Development

    We are pleased to present a new Earthscan from Routledge blog post: written by Regine Andersen and Tone Winge, editors of Realising Farmers' Rights to Crop Genetic Resources.

    With a new entry every fortnight, blog posts written by various Earthscan from Routledge authors will be displayed both on the Routledge website and on the Earthscan from Routledge Facebook page. Each post within Facebook will be open to comments so please feel free to voice your thoughts!

  9. Is Solar Still Relevant, and More Importantly, Is My Book? Errr… Yes, I Think So.

    We are pleased to present a new Earthscan from Routledge blog post: written by Alasdair Cameron, author of Desert Energy.

    With a new entry every fortnight, blog posts written by various Earthscan from Routledge authors will be displayed both on the Routledge website and on our Facebook page here. Each post within Facebook will be open to comments so please feel free to voice your thoughts!

  10. Are We ‘Chasing Our Own Tail’ on the Circular Economy?

    We are pleased to present a new Earthscan from Routledge blog post: written by Philip Monaghan, author of How Local Resilience Creates Sustainable Societies.

    With a new entry every fortnight, blog posts written by various Earthscan from Routledge authors will be displayed both on the Routledge website and on our Facebook page here. Each post within Facebook will be open to comments so please feel free to voice your thoughts!

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