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New and Published Books

  1. Public Perception of Climate Change

    Policy and Communication

    By Bjoern Hagen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

    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...

    Published November 19th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Community-based adaptation

    Mainstreaming into national and local planning

    Edited by Hannah Reid

    Community-based adaptation (CBA) to climate change is based on local priorities, needs, knowledge and capacities. Early CBA initiatives were generally implemented by non-government organisations (NGOs), and operated primarily at the local level. Many used ‘bottom-up’ participatory processes to...

    Published October 19th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Routledge Revivals)

    By Rod Hackney

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1990, this title presents the personal reflections of renowned community architect Rod Hackney, who served for many years as President of both the Royal Institute of British Architects and the International Union of Architects. Educated in the Modernist tradition of architecture...

    Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Civic Engagement in Food System Governance

    A comparative perspective of American and British local food movements

    By Alan R. Hunt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    The local food movement is one of the most active of current civil engagement social movements. This work presents primary evidence from over 900 documents, interviews, and participant observations, and provides the first descriptive history of local food movement national policy achievements in...

    Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Climate Change and Cultural Heritage

    A Race against Time

    By Peter F. Smith

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    History reveals how civilisations can be decimated by changes in climate. More recently modern methods of warfare have exposed the vulnerability of the artefacts of civilisation. Bringing together a range of subjects - from science, energy and sustainability to aesthetics theory and civilization...

    Published October 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Urban Agriculture for Growing City Regions

    Connecting Urban-Rural Spheres in Casablanca

    Edited by Undine Giseke, Maria Gerster-Bentaya, Frank Helten, Matthias Kraume, Dieter Scherer, Guido Spars, Fouad Amraoui, Abdelaziz Adidi, Said Berdouz, Mohemed Chlaida, Majid Mansour, Mohamed Mdafai

    This book demonstrates how agriculture can play a determining role in integrated, climate-optimised urban development. Agriculture within urban growth centres today is more than an economic or social left-over or a niche practice. It is instead a complex system that offers multiple potentials for...

    Published October 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Cities and Agriculture

    Developing Resilient Urban Food Systems

    Edited by Henk de Zeeuw, Pay Drechsel

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    As people increasingly migrate to urban settings and more than half of the world's population now lives in cities, it is vital to plan and provide for sustainable and resilient food systems which reflect this challenge. This volume presents experience and evidence-based "state of the art" chapters...

    Published September 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Paratransit in African Cities

    Operations, Regulation and Reform

    Edited by Roger Behrens, Dorothy McCormick, David Mfinanga

    Public transport systems in contemporary Sub-Saharan African cities are heavily reliant upon paratransit services. These services are defined as informal transportation which operates between the public and individual private spheres. In Africa paratransit is characterized by low quality of...

    Published September 17th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Urban Climatic Map

    A Methodology for Sustainable Urban Planning

    Edited by Edward Ng, Chao Ren

    Rapid urbanization, higher density and more compact cities have brought about a new science of urban climatology. An understanding of the mapping of this phenomenon is crucial for urban planners. The book brings together experts in the field of Urban Climatic Mapping to provide the state of the art...

    Published September 16th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Planning Sustainable Cities and Regions

    Towards More Equitable Development

    By Karen Chapple

    Series: Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

    As global warming advances, regions around the world are engaging in revolutionary sustainability planning - but with social equity as an afterthought. California is at the cutting edge of this movement, not only because its regulations actively reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but also because its...

    Published September 4th 2015 by Routledge