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New and Published Books

  1. Integrated Water Resources Management

    From concept to implementation

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    The book includes seventeen excellent researched and documented papers that reflect the diversity of thought, ideas and experiences related to IWRM. They draw from an extensive, inclusive and geographically representative range of theoretical propositions and practical examples. These include...

    Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. The World Aluminum Industry in a Changing Energy Era

    Edited by Merton J. Peck

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    As a heavy user of electricity the primary aluminium smelting industry is a leading example of the effects of variations in energy costs. This title tells the story that with the rise in energy costs, three regions—Japan, the United States, and Western Europe –have become high-cost locations for...

    Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. External Costs of Coastal Beach Pollution

    An Hedonic Approach

    By Elizabeth A. Wilman

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Assessing Surprises and Nonlinearities in Greenhouse Warming

    Proceedings of an Interdisciplinary Workshop

    Edited by Joel Darmstadter, Michael A. Toman

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In 1992, Resources for the Future conducted a workshop concerning the issues of global climate change. This title, originally published in 1993, is a collection of the revised versions of the papers commissioned for the workshop with an added introduction and overview. Each paper emphasises the...

    Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Regulatory Approach to Air Quality Management

    A Case Study of New Mexico

    By Winston Harrington

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In the wake of the Clean Air Amendments of 1970 in the United States, sources of emissions could be held accountable for the degradation of air quality in the local environment. This case study of air quality management in New Mexico was produced to shed some light on the procedures and activities...

    Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Trends in Energy Use in Industrial Societies

    An Overview

    By Joy Dunkerley

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Taken from a report for the Electric Power Research Institute, Joy Dunkerley’s study aims to clarify the relationship between energy consumption and economic output in industrialised countries. Originally published in 1980 and using data from 1972, this study uses cross-country comparisons of...

    Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Managing China's Energy Sector

    Between the Market and the State

    Edited by Hongyi Lai, Malcolm Warner

    Since China has now become the world’s largest energy consumer, its energy sector has understandably huge implications for the global economy. This book examines the transformation of China’s conventional and renewable energy sectors, with special attention to state-business relations. Two studies...

    Published July 24th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Suburban Apartment Boom

    Case Study of a Land Use Problem

    By Max Neutze

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    With an increase in urban crises arising from a growing population and rising affluence, and the inadequacy of conventional theories to predict the future states of the environment, Resources for the Future laid out a series of studies on the resource base of the urban environment. Originally...

    Published July 24th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Economics and Episodic Disease

    The Benefits of Preventing a Giardiasis Outbreak

    By Winston Harrington, Alan J. Krupnick, Walter O. Spofford Jr.

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Originally published in 1991, this study uses the 1983 outbreak of Giardiasis in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania as a case study to explore the social costs of waterborne illnesses to a community. With over 6,000 people affected in that particular case, Economics and Episodic Disease emphasises the...

    Published July 24th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Green Infrastructure

    Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments

    By John W. Dover

    With more than half of the world's population now living in urban areas, it is vitally important that towns and cities are healthy places to live. The principal aim of this book is to synthesize the disparate literature on the use of vegetation in the built environment and its multifunctional...

    Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge