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  1. Human Ecology

    Edited by Markus Nauser, Dieter Steiner

    We face an environmental catastrophe of global proportions. The ecological rationality of modern society, and of science in particular, is in question. Science still responds to crises at the level of technocratic expertise, and still treats society as an adaptive system. By bringing together a...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Modelling Long-term Scenarios for Low Carbon Societies

    Edited by Neil Strachan, Tim Foxon, Junichi Fujino

    With the ever-increasing impacts of climate change, it is now clear that global society will have to restructure its energy systems in order to decrease carbon emissions. The scenarios under which this transition to low-carbon societies (LCS) could occur would have complex economic, technological,...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Integrating Climate Change Actions into Local Development

    Edited by Livia Bizikova, John Robinson, Stewart Cohen

    To date, climate change adaptation and mitigation have been treated separately both in research and in the climate negotiations. However, a growing body of literature is now being developed that points to actual and potential synergies and trade-offs between responses to climate change and...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Climate Change and Carbon Markets

    A Handbook of Emissions Reduction Mechanisms

    Edited by Farhana Yamin

    Climate change is an environmental problem of unprecedented complexity, not just in terms of its physical, social, economic and political impacts, but particularly in terms of the range of policy instruments being designed by countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Climate Change and Carbon...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Emissions Trading and Competitiveness

    Allocations, Incentives and Industrial Competitiveness under the EU Emissions Trading Scheme

    By Michael Grubb

    Edited by Karsten Neuhoff

    Series: Climate Policy Series

    Complying with the forthcoming tightening of CO2 emission allocations in the EU may mean big bills for the industries affected. In this special issue of Climate Policy journal, leading experts examine the impacts on competitiveness and the commercial incentives available from the CO2 allowance...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Climate Change and Vulnerability and Adaptation

    Two Volume Set

    Edited by Neil Leary, Cecilia Conde, Jyoti Kulkarni, Anthony Nyong, James Adejuwon, Vicente Barros, Ian Burton, Rodel Lasco, Juan Pulhin

    'Sound and solid case studies on vulnerability and adaptation have been woefully lacking in the international discourse on climate change. This set of books begins to bridge the gap.' Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Director of United Nations Environment Programme '...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Environmental Rights

    Critical Perspectives

    By Chris Miller

    Environmental Rights offers new perspectives on contemporary debates over rights and environmental issues. It draws on key theories of contemporary philosophers and jurists and case reports from decisions in English, European and US courts. It also examines recent developments within environmental...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. National Allocation Plans in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme

    Lessons and Implications for Phase II

    By Michael Grubb, Regina Betz, Karsten Neuhoff

    Series: Climate Policy Series

    The EU emissions trading scheme is the largest emissions control scheme in the world, capping almost half of European CO2 emissions. As the scheme emerges from its pilot phase, this special issue of Climate Policy journal analyses the lessons learned from the last two years and their implications...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Climate Change and Agriculture in Africa

    Impact Assessment and Adaptation Strategies

    By Ariel Dinar, Rashid Hassan, Robert Mendelsohn, James Benhin, et al

    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

  10. Complexity and Sustainability

    By Jennifer Wells

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Complex dynamic system studies have been studied explicitly in the natural sciences, and most only implicitly throughout other fields. Yet much great social theory and philosophy is in fact based in complexity, and important concepts like postmodernism, risk, and collapse all stem from complexity....

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

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