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Climate Change and Sustainable Cities
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edited by Simin Davoudi, 1957- and Hugo Priemus, 1942- (London, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2014, originally published 2014), 199 page(s)
Climate change has demonstrated, perhaps more than any other environmental concerns, the complexities of the human-nature interrelationship and the need for embedding a far greater environmental consciousness into our social values and norms. A drastic reduction in global greenhouse gas emissions requires a transi...
edited by Simin Davoudi, 1957- and Hugo Priemus, 1942- (London, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2014, originally published 2014), 199 page(s)
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Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management, Volume 7, The Water Crisis: Constructing solutions to freshwater pollution
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written by Julie Stauffer, fl. 1998, in Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management, Volume 7 (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2013, originally published 1998), 181 page(s)
Modern society too often views water as a convenient vehicle for disposing of waste, and the results are becoming increasingly apparent. Analysis of freshwater supplies frequently reveals disturbing levels of pollution, including human waste, heavy metals, and synthetic chemicals, to the detriment of our health an...
written by Julie Stauffer, fl. 1998, in Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management, Volume 7 (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2013, originally published 1998), 181 page(s)
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Earthscan Water Text Series, Water Ethics: A Values Approach to Solving the Water Crisis
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written by David Groenfeldt, fl. 2013, in Earthscan Water Text Series (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2013, originally published 2013), 212 page(s)
This book introduces the idea that ethics are an intrinsic dimension of any water policy, program, or practice, and that understanding what ethics are being acted out in water policies is fundamental to an understanding of water resource management. Thus in controversies or conflicts over water resource allocation...
written by David Groenfeldt, fl. 2013, in Earthscan Water Text Series (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2013, originally published 2013), 212 page(s)
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The Economic Value of Biodiversity
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written by Dominic Moran, fl. 1994 and David W. Pearce, 1941-2005 (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 1994, originally published 1994), 187 page(s)
Biodiversity loss is one of the major resource problems facing the world, and the policy options available are restricted by inappropriate economic tools which fail to capture the value of species and their variety. This study describes in non-technical terms how cost-benefit analysis techniques can be applied to...
written by Dominic Moran, fl. 1994 and David W. Pearce, 1941-2005 (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 1994, originally published 1994), 187 page(s)
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Natural Resource Management, Volume 11, The Politics of Industrial Agriculture
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written by Nicholas Hildyard, fl. 1992 and Tracey Clunies-Ross, 1959-, in Natural Resource Management, Volume 11 (London, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2009, originally published 1992), 173 page(s)
In the last forty years, agriculture in the industrialised countries has undergone a revolution. That has dramatically increased yields, but it has also led to extensive rural depopulation; widespread degradation of the environment; contamination of food with agrochemicals and bacteria; more routine maltreatment o...
written by Nicholas Hildyard, fl. 1992 and Tracey Clunies-Ross, 1959-, in Natural Resource Management, Volume 11 (London, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2009, originally published 1992), 173 page(s)
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Routledge Advances in Sociology, 33, A Crisis of Waste? Understanding the Rubbish Society
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written by Martin O'Brien, fl. 2008, in Routledge Advances in Sociology, 33 (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2011, originally published 2008), 211 page(s)
This book takes a measured look at the 'crisis of waste' in modern society and it does so historically, sociologically and critically. It tells stories about past and present ‘crises’ of waste and puts them in their appropriate social and industrial contexts. From Charles Dickens to Don DeLillo, from the inter...
written by Martin O'Brien, fl. 2008, in Routledge Advances in Sociology, 33 (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2011, originally published 2008), 211 page(s)
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Routledge Studies in Anthropology, 13, Climate Change and Tradition in a Small Island State
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written by Peter Rudiak-Gould, fl. 2013, in Routledge Studies in Anthropology, 13 (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2013, originally published 2013), 245 page(s)
The citizens of the Marshall Islands have been told that climate change will doom their country, and they have seen confirmatory omens in the land, air, and sea. This book investigates how grassroots Marshallese society has interpreted and responded to this threat as intimated by local observation, science communi...
written by Peter Rudiak-Gould, fl. 2013, in Routledge Studies in Anthropology, 13 (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2013, originally published 2013), 245 page(s)
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Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media, Public Perceptions of Climate Change: Policy and Communication
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written by Bjoern Hagen, fl. 2016, in Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2016, originally published 2016), 198 page(s)
Despite the findings on global climate change presented by the scientific community, there remains a significant gap between its recommendations and the actions of the public and policy makers. So far scientists and the media have failed to successfully communicate the urgency of the climate change situation in su...
written by Bjoern Hagen, fl. 2016, in Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2016, originally published 2016), 198 page(s)
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The Atlas of Environmental Migration
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written by Daria Mokhnacheva, fl. 2015, François Gemenne, fl. 2008 and Dina Ionesco, fl. 2017 (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2017, originally published 2017), 169 page(s)
As climate change and extreme weather events increasingly threaten traditional landscapes and livelihoods of entire communities the need to study its impact on human migration and population displacement has never been greater. The Atlas of Environmental Migration is the first illustrated publication mapping this...
written by Daria Mokhnacheva, fl. 2015, François Gemenne, fl. 2008 and Dina Ionesco, fl. 2017 (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2017, originally published 2017), 169 page(s)
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Border Regions Series, Placing the Border in Everyday Life
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edited by Corey Johnson, fl. 2016 and Reece Jones, fl. 2016, in Border Regions Series (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2014, originally published 2014), 277 page(s)
Bordering no longer happens only at the borderline separating two sovereign states, but rather through a wide range of practices and decisions that occur in multiple locations within and beyond the state’s territory. Nevertheless, it is too simplistic to suggest that borders are everywhere, since this view fails...
edited by Corey Johnson, fl. 2016 and Reece Jones, fl. 2016, in Border Regions Series (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2014, originally published 2014), 277 page(s)
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