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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 110 new and published books in the subject of Environmental Change & Pollution — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Green vs. Green

    The Political, Legal, and Administrative Pitfalls Facing Green Energy Production

    By Ryan M. Yonk, Randy T. Simmons, Brian C. Steed

    Series: Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

    Renewable and carbon-neutral energy have been promoted as the future of energy production in the United States. Non-traditional energy sources show promise as alternatives to fossil fuels and may provide a sustainable source of energy in increasingly uncertain energy markets. However, these new...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Guardians of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest: Environmental Organizations and Development

    By Luiz C. Barbosa

    The Amazon region is the focus of intense conflict between conservationists concerned with deforestation and advocates of agro-industrial development. This book focuses on the contributions of environmental organizations to the preservation of Brazilian Amazonia. It reveals how...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Managing and Adapting to Global Change in Tourism Places

    Edited by Alan A. Lew

    Today, more than ever, communities need to develop resilience strategies to adapt to the varied and often unpredictable forces of global change. The focus of this collection of articles from Tourism Geographies is on global change in tourism places. Global change incorporates social and economic...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Elements of Environmental Pollution

    By John Rieuwerts

    Environmental pollution is one of humanity’s most pressing issues and will remain so for the foreseeable future. Anthropogenic activity is disturbing natural cycles and generating pollutants that are altering the atmosphere, accumulating in the food chain and contaminating the world’s soils, rivers...

    Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Climate Change and Genocide

    Environmental Violence in the 21st Century

    Edited by Jürgen Zimmerer

    Climate change caused by human activity is the most fundamental challenge facing mankind in the 21st century, since it will drastically alter the living conditions of millions of people, mainly in the Global South. Environmental violence, including resource crises such as peak fossil fuel, will lie...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Transport, Climate Change and the City

    By Robin Hickman, David Banister

    Sustainable travel behaviours have long been sought after in cities around the world, particularly in industrialised countries, but also increasingly in the emerging cities of Asia, South America and Africa. Progress however appears difficult to make as the private car, still largely fuelled by...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Himalayan Perceptions

    Environmental Change and the Well-Being of Mountain Peoples

    By Jack Ives

    In the 1970s and 1980s many institutions, agencies and scholars believed that the Himalayan region was facing severe environmental disaster, due primarily to rapid growth in population that has caused extensive deforestation, which in turn has led to massive landsliding and soil erosion. This...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Implementing a US Carbon Tax

    Challenges and Debates

    Edited by Ian Parry, Adele Morris, Roberton C. Williams III

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Although the future extent and effects of global climate change remain uncertain, the expected damages are not zero, and risks of serious environmental and macroeconomic consequences rise with increasing atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations. Despite the uncertainties, reducing emissions now...

    Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Shifting Cultivation and Environmental Change

    Indigenous People, Agriculture and Forest Conservation

    Edited by Malcolm F. Cairns

    Shifting cultivation is one of the oldest forms of subsistence agriculture and is still practised by millions of poor people in the tropics. Typically it involves clearing land (often forest) for the growing of crops for a few years, and then moving on to new sites, leaving the earlier ground...

    Published December 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Climate Change and Museum Futures

    Edited by Fiona Cameron, Brett Neilson

    Series: Routledge Research in Museum Studies

    Climate change is a complex and dynamic environmental, cultural and political phenomenon that is reshaping our relationship to nature. Climate change is a global force, with global impacts. Viable solutions on what to do must involve dialogues and decision-making with many agencies, stakeholder...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge