Environment, Sustainability and Energy Research and Reference

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Welcome to our new research and reference online catalogue for our Environment, Sustainability and Energy list. The catalogue features our new titles coming out this year, as well as our backlist collection of relevant and popular works.

Major Works
- There are three new collections publishing this year to look out for:

Sustainable Development, edited by John Blewitt

Sustainable Forests, edited by Jeffrey Sayer, Neil Byron and Gillian Petrokofsky

Media and the Environment, edited by Anders Hansen

Handbooks - This year sees the publication of four new Handbooks on the Environment and Sustainability lists. They are:

Routledge Revivals - Routledge Revivals Environmental Studies Bundle

Publishing this year is a 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, including Bill Adams, Ed Barbier, Paul Cloke and Chris Park, these seminal works will provide essential background for students of Environment and Sustainability, Geography and those with an interest in resource management.
For more information about this collection visit the Routledge Revival webpage

Professional - There is one key professional title that stands out on the  Energy list this year and that is the 3rd edition of the Planning and Installing Photovoltaic Systems: A Guide for Installers, Architects and Engineers, written by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sonnenenergie (DGS). A perfect addition to any professional reference library.

Reviews for previous edition: "The most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to solar photovoltaic systems."Permaculture Magazine
"A mine of useful practical information designed to help those involved with installing PV systems." Renew Magazine

Two new eCollections have launched this year
Energy eCollection
This collection includes books by key authors such as David Thorpe, Sustainable Home Refurbishment, Walter Witzel, and Dieter Seifried, Renewable Energy – The Facts, Frauke Urban and Johan Nordensvärd, Low Carbon Development and Dilwyn Jenkins, Renewable Energy Systems. Sub-collections include:

  • Climate Change
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Energy Policy
  • Sustainable Energy

Environment and Sustainability eCollection

This new collection inlcudes books by key authors such as Michael Carolan, Reclaiming Food Security and The Sociology of Food and Agriculture, Haydn Washington, Human Dependence on Nature, Stephen Sterling, Larch Maxey and Heather Luna, The Sustainable University and Peter Wathern, Environmental Impact Assessment. Sub-collections include:

  • Environmental Business and Economics
  • Environmental Politics and Policy
  • Environment and Society
  • Natural Resources

These new eCollections represents an unparalleled resource for any student or researcher with an interest in these dynamic, emerging subjects

For a full list of what is available or to sign up for a FREE trial visit the online sales web page. http://www.tandfebooks.com/

Routledge E&S Blog

  1. Sustainable Development

    Edited by John Blewitt

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    The United Nations has pithily defined sustainable development as progress that ‘meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs’. But sustainable development remains highly contested and is subject to a wide variety of interpretations,...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Sustainable Forests

    Edited by Jeffrey Sayer, Neil Byron, Gillian Petrokofsky

    Series: Earthscan Reference Collections

    This four-volume set is edited by leading experts on the evolving role of forests in providing raw materials and environmental services to meet society’s changing needs. It brings together in one collection the major works that have helped to shape thinking on forests as a key sustainable resource....

    Published October 8th 2013 by Unknown

  3. Media and the Environment

    Edited by Anders Hansen

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    Most of what we understand about ‘the environment’, we know through the media, broadly defined, and related communication processes. Indeed, such processes have played a vital role in defining ‘the environment’ as a crucial concept, and in bringing environmental issues and problems to public and...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Handbook of Global Environmental Politics

    Edited by Paul G. Harris

    This handbook provides a comprehensive and authoritative survey of Global Environmental Politics. It brings together leading international academic experts and features 40 chapters that: Describe the history of global environmental politics as a discipline and explain the various theories and...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Routledge International Handbook of Social and Environmental Change

    Edited by Stewart Lockie, David A. Sonnenfeld, Dana R. Fisher

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Today, the risks associated with global environmental change and the dangers of extreme climatic and geological events remind us of humanity’s dependence on favourable environmental conditions. Our relationships with the landscapes and ecologies that we are a part of, the plants and animals that we...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of the Climate Change Movement

    Edited by Matthias Dietz, Heiko Garrelts

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the growing transnational climate movement. A dual focus on climate politics and civil society provides a hitherto unavailable broad and systematic analysis of the current global movement, highlighting how its dynamic and diverse character can play...

    Published December 17th 2013 by Unknown

  7. International Handbook of Research on Environmental Education

    Edited by Robert B. Stevenson, Michael Brody, Justin Dillon, Arjen E.J. Wals

    The environment and contested notions of sustainability are increasingly topics of public interest, political debate, and legislation across the world. Environmental education journals now publish research from a wide variety of methodological traditions that show linkages between the environment,...

    Published December 16th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Planning and Installing Photovoltaic Systems

    A Guide for Installers, Architects and Engineers, 3rd Edition

    By Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sonnenenergie (DGS)

    Series: Planning and Installing

    New third edition of the bestselling manual from the German Solar Energy Society (DGS), showing you the essential steps to plan and install a solar photovoltaic system. With a global focus, it has been updated to include sections on new technology and concepts, new legislation and the current PV...

    Published June 7th 2013 by Unknown