Climate Week 2014
In honour of this year's Climate Week, we have put together a special online catalogue featuring some of our most relevant books.
Climate Week is held every year and this year it runs from the 3-9 March. Find more information on Climate Week and how you can take part here.
Please feel free to browse this catalogue for a selection of our key titles on climate change.
Impact Assessment and Adaptation Strategies
Series: Earthscan Climate
This landmark book encompasses a comprehensive assessment of the potential economic impacts of future climate change, and the value of adaptation measures in Africa for different zones, regions, countries and farm types. Researchers developed and applied multiple analytical procedures to assess...
Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge
Transforming the Global Economy through 80% Improvements in Resource Productivity
When first published in 1997, Factor Four: Doubling Wealth, Halving Resource Use by renowned economic and engineering experts Ernst von Weizs?cker, Amory Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins, transformed how economists, policy makers, engineers, entrepreneurs and business leaders thought about innovation...
Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge
How Information Shapes our Common Future
Focusing on cultural values and norms as they are translated into politics and policy outcomes, this book presents a unique contribution in combining research from varied disciplines and from both the developed and developing world. This collection draws from multiple perspectives to present an...
Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge
Climate change is a lived experience of changes in the environment, often destroying conventional forms of subsistence and production, creating new patterns of movement and connection, and transforming people’s imagined future. This book explores how people across the world think about...
Published March 4th 2014 by Routledge
An Integrated Critical Perspective
In addressing the urgent questions raised by climate change, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the anthropology of climate change guided by a critical political ecological framework. It argues that anthropologists must significantly expand their focus on climate change and their...
Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge
Research from a humanist perspective has much to offer in interrogating the social and cultural ramifications of invasion ecologies. The impossibility of securing national boundaries against accidental transfer and the unpredictable climatic changes of our time have introduced new dimensions and...
Published February 23rd 2014 by Routledge
Lessons learned from European and other industrialised countries
Due to the lack of success in climate change mitigation efforts, the importance of adaptation is becoming more and more apparent and is now one of the main imperatives of international research and action. However, research on adaptation is mostly not directly applicable to adaptation policy or...
Published February 20th 2014 by Routledge
Conflict, Resolution and Governance
Climate change is one of the most pressing problems facing the global community. Although most states agree that climate change is occurring and is at least partly the result of humans’ reliance on fossil fuels, managing a changing global climate is a formidable challenge. Underlying this challenge...
Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge