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  1. An Introduction to the Green Economy

    Science, Systems and Sustainability
    By Adrian C. Newton and Elena Cantarello

    This textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to the green economy, using a strongly interdisciplinary approach based on environmental science, rather than treating it as a sub-set of economics. The scientific principles of sustainability are presented, which provide the foundations of the green economy, with a particular focus on systems-based approaches.  Read more...

  2. NEW: Determing the Economic Value of Water

    Concepts and Methods, 2nd Edition
    By Robert A. Young and John B. Loomis 

    This volume provides the most comprehensive exposition to-date of the application of economic valuation methods to proposed water resources investments and policies. It provides a conceptual framework for valuation of both commodity and public good uses of water, addressing non-market valuation techniques appropriate to measuring public benefits - including water quality improvement, recreation, and fish habitat enhancement. Read more...

  3. Adrian Newton Discusses New Title: “An Introduction to the Green Economy”

    The green economy is widely seen as a potential solution to current global economic and environmental crises, and a potential mechanism by which sustainable development might be achieved in practice. Considerable investments are now being made into the development of green technology, renewable energy, biodiversity conservation, resource efficiency, recycling of materials and green infrastructure. Adrian Newton discusses these developments and his new book, An Introduction to Green Economy

  4. Routledge Handbook of Sustainability and Fashion

    Edited by Kate Fletcher and Mathilda Tham 

    Routledge Handbook of Sustainability and Fashion recognizes the complexity of aligning fashion with sustainability. It explores fashion and sustainability at the levels of products, processes, and paradigms and takes a truly multi-disciplinary approach to critically question and suggest creative responses... Read more...

  5. Nature, Choice and Social Power

    By Erica Schoenberger 

    This book analyses how we make social and environmental history and why we end up where we do. Using case studies from different environmental domains – earth and water, air and fire – Nature, Choice and Social Power examines the form that social power takes and how it can harm the environment and hinder our efforts to act in our own best interests.  Read more...

  6. Sustainable Business

    Key Issues
    By Helen Kopnina and John Blewitt 

    Sustainable Business: Key Issues is the first comprehensive introductory-level textbook to address the interface between environmental challenges and business solutions to provide an overview of the basic concepts of sustainability, sustainable business, and business ethics. The book introduces students to the background and key issues of sustainability and suggests ways in which these concepts can be applied in business practice.  Read more...

  7. John Foster’s New Book ‘After Sustainability’ to Launch at UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources

    UCL ISR will host a special seminar introducing John Foster's new book, After Sustainability, along with discussion by Professor Jonathan Wolff, Philosophy, UCL, and Professor Albert Weale, Political Theory and Public Policy, UCL.  Read more...

  8. Nature’s Saviours Wins 2014 ESSE Book Prize Honorable Mention!

    We are pleased to announce that Nature's Saviours has won a 2014 ESSE Book Prize Honorable Mention!  Congratulations to author Graham Huggan!

  9. Publishing Highlights September 2014

    With so many great titles publishing this month it has been impossible to give them all the justice they deserve in our September Environment & Sustainability eBulletin, so to be sure you don't miss out, you can find them all below.

    You can also view all of our new 2014 titles in our 2014 Environment & Sustainability Catalog.

  10. OUT SOON! - Savoring Alternative Food

    "Hayes-Conroy's Savoring Alternative Food is stunningly innovative work, richly theorized yet solidly grounded in the complexities of place and experience. Combining original and provocative insights from human geography, anthropology and sociology, this book will be essential reading for anyone interested in food activism, public education, and the production and contestation of knowledge around food and nutrition." – Kai A. Schafft, Associate Professor of Education, Penn State University, USA, Editor, Journal of Research in Rural Education and Director, Center on Rural Education and Communities.

    For more books in the Routledge Studies in Food, Society and Environment series click here

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