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  • Holding Their Ground

    Holding Their Ground

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853838903

    Security of land tenure for the urban poor is now a major problem for developing cities in Africa, Asia and Latin America. This book presents and analyzes the main conclusions of a comparative research programme on land tenure issues. It looks at ho…

  • Holding Their Ground

    Holding Their Ground

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853838910

    Security of land tenure for the urban poor is now a major problem for developing cities in Africa, Asia and Latin America. This book analyzes the conclusions of a comparative research programme on land tenure issues, looking for solutions to respond…

  • Sustainable Cities in Europe

    Sustainable Cities in Europe
    av Peter Nijkamp

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853832031

    Worldwide, urbanization is steadily increasing, yet many modern cities are becoming less and less able to accommodate the growth in their population. Congestion, pollution, low-quality housing, social fragmentation, noise, crime and inadequate socia…

  • Sustainable Cities in Europe

    Sustainable Cities in Europe
    av Peter Nijkamp

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844079827

    Although urbanization steadily increases, many modern cities are finding the accommodation of their populations an increasingly difficult task. Planners and policy-makers battling to alleviate the problem with a host of urban renewal initiatives hav…

  • Growth in Transition

    Growth in Transition

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849713955

    Stimulating growth through adjusting macroeconomic conditions remains the principal policy responses to pressing problems of unemployment, poverty and environmental degradation. However, are the current policy approaches capable of tackling these pr…

  • Growth in Transition

    Growth in Transition

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849713962

    Stimulating growth through adjusting macroeconomic conditions remains the principal policy responses to pressing problems of unemployment, poverty and environmental degradation. However, are the current policy approaches capable of tackling these pr…

  • Enhancing Urban Safety and Security

    Enhancing Urban Safety and Security
    av Un-Habitat

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844074754

    Enhancing Urban Safety and Security addresses three major threats to the safety and security of cities: crime and violence; insecurity of tenure and forced evictions; and natural and human-made disasters. It analyses worldwide trends with respect to…

  • Enhancing Urban Safety and Security

    Enhancing Urban Safety and Security
    av Un-Habitat

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844074792

    Enhancing Urban Safety and Security addresses three major threats to the safety and security of cities: crime and violence; insecurity of tenure and forced evictions; and natural and human-made disasters. It analyses worldwide trends with respect to…

  • The Intercultural City

    The Intercultural City
    av Phil Wood

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844074372

    In a world of increasing mobility, how people of different cultures live together is a key issue of our age, especially for those responsible for planning and running cities. New thinking is needed on how diverse communities can cooperate in product…

  • The Intercultural City

    The Intercultural City
    av Phil Wood

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844074365

    In a world of increasing mobility, how people of different cultures live together is a key issue of our age, especially for those responsible for planning and running cities. New thinking is needed on how diverse communities can cooperate in product…

  • The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity in National and International Policy Making

    The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity in National and International Policy Making

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849712507

    The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) study is a major international initiative drawing attention to local, national and global economic benefits of biodiversity, to highlight the growing costs of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degrad…

  • NGO Management

    NGO Management

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849711203

    The task environment of NGOs is changing rapidly and significantly, making new demands on their management and leadership. This Companion discusses the complexities involved. It illustrates how NGOs can maintain performance and remain agile amidst i…

  • NGO Management

    NGO Management

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849711197

    The task environment of NGOs is changing rapidly and significantly, making new demands on their management and leadership. This Companion discusses the complexities involved. It illustrates how NGOs can maintain performance and remain agile amidst i…

  • Coping with Population Challenges

    Coping with Population Challenges
    av Louise Lassonde

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849710312

    Despite rapidly decreasing rates of population growth caused by reduced fertility in the majority of world regions, demographers are predicting that the world's population will still double by the year 2050. The question is therefore no longer the t…

  • Coping with Population Challenges

    Coping with Population Challenges
    av Louise Lassonde

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853834356

    Despite rapidly decreasing rates of population growth caused by reduced fertility in the majority of world regions, demographers are predicting that the world's population will still double by the year 2050. The question is therefore no longer the t…

  • The Sustainability Handbook

    The Sustainability Handbook
    av William R. Blackburn

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844074952

    Covers various challenges, complexities and benefits of sustainability for businesses, governments and organizations. This title provides a blueprint for how organizations can reach or exceed economic, social and environmental excellence. It offers…

  • Vital Signs 1998-1999

    Vital Signs 1998-1999
    av Lester R. Brown

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853835438

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • Sustainable Forest Management

    Sustainable Forest Management

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844077243

    Sustainable Forest Management provides the necessary material to educate students about forestry and the contemporary role of forests in ecosystems and society. This comprehensive textbook on the concept and practice of sustainable forest management…

  • Sustainable Forest Management

    Sustainable Forest Management

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844077236

    Sustainable Forest Management provides the necessary material to educate students about forestry and the contemporary role of forests in ecosystems and society. This comprehensive textbook on the concept and practice of sustainable forest management…

  • Whole System Design

    Whole System Design
    av Peter Stansinoupolos

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844076420

    Whole System Design is increasingly being seen as one of the most cost-effective ways to both increase the productivity and reduce the negative environmental impacts of an engineered system. A focus on design is critical, as the output from this sta…

  • NGO Accountability

    NGO Accountability

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844073689

    As the fastest growing segment of civil society, as well as featuring prominently in the global political arena, NGOs are under fire for being 'unaccountable'. But who do NGOs actually represent? Who should they be accountable to and how? This book…

  • NGO Accountability

    NGO Accountability

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844073672

    As the fastest growing segment of civil society, as well as featuring prominently in the global political arena, NGOs are under fire for being 'unaccountable'. But who do NGOs actually represent? Who should they be accountable to and how? This book…

  • The Daily Globe

    The Daily Globe

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853836695

    Arguably the greatest challenges facing humanity are environmental. However, they are routinely under-reported in the media. Pressure groups and governments trying to get information through to the public often blame the media, but the picture is no…

  • The Daily Globe

    The Daily Globe

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853836640

    This text presents the state of knowledge about media treatment and public understanding of key environmental issues. Above all, climate change and biodiversity loss have enormous implications yet mean little to the person in the street due to under…

  • The Sustainable Forestry Handbook

    The Sustainable Forestry Handbook
    av Sophie Higman

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844071180

    "Provides a guide to the practicalities of implementing international standards for sustainable forest management. This highly practical handbook is aimed at forest managers"-- Provided by publisher.

  • The Future Population of the World

    The Future Population of the World

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849710329

    The highly acclaimed The Future Population of the World contains the most authoritative assessment available of the extent to which population is likely to grow over the next 50 to 100 years. The book provides a thorough analysis of all the componen…

  • City-Region 2020

    City-Region 2020
    av Joe Ravetz

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853836077

    Based on analysis of the Manchester city-region, this book offers a vision of a sustainable urban future, through integrated strategic management of the entire city-region. It translates principles into practice for achieving the necessary balance t…

  • City-Region 2020

    City-Region 2020
    av Joe Ravetz

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853836060

    Based on analysis of the Manchester city-region, this book offers a vision of a sustainable urban future, through integrated strategic management of the entire city-region. It translates principles into practice for achieving the necessary balance t…

  • Carbon Markets

    Carbon Markets
    av Arnaud Brohe

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844077274

    Winner of the Choice Outstanding Academic Titles of 2010 award. This book is a comprehensive and accessible guide to understanding the opportunities offered by regulated and voluntary carbon markets for tackling climate change. Coverage includes: -…

  • Visible Hands

    Visible Hands
    av Unrisd

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853837999

    This volume is a compilation of an United Nations research institute for social development report for Geneva in 2000. It provides a comprehensive analysis of the progress to date, exploring efforts to reassert the value of equity and social cohesio…

  • A Community Manifesto

    A Community Manifesto
    av Chris Wright

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853837333

    Civilizations fail when they become trapped in a way of looking at the world that no longer works. For many, globalization is pushing us to the edge of disaster - an onward march of blinkered vision, encouraging passivity, moral blindness and a cult…

  • A Community Manifesto

    A Community Manifesto
    av Chris Wright

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853837340

    Civilizations fail when they become trapped in a way of looking at the world that no longer works. For many, globalization is pushing us to the edge of disaster - an onward march of blinkered vision, encouraging passivity, moral blindness and a cult…

  • Financing Urban Shelter

    Financing Urban Shelter
    av Un-Habitat

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844072101

    'Achieving the goals set by world leaders in the United Nations Millennium Declaration will be difficult without a significant improvement in the lives of slum dwellers, and the lives of slum dwellers cannot be improved without the sound and sustain…

  • Financing Urban Shelter

    Financing Urban Shelter
    av Un-Habitat

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844072118

    'Achieving the goals set by world leaders in the United Nations Millennium Declaration will be difficult without a significant improvement in the lives of slum dwellers, and the lives of slum dwellers cannot be improved without the sound and sustain…

  • People, Land and Water

    People, Land and Water

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844073436

    In natural resource management research, best practice implies the participation of community members, research or development teams and other stakeholders to jointly identify research and development parameters and contribute to decision making. Id…

  • Assessing Impact

    Assessing Impact

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844071395

    Written and edited by an authoritative team of internationally known experts in environmental impact assessment (EIA), this is the first book to present in a coherent manner the theory and practice of EIA and strategic environmental assessment (SEA)…

  • Assessing Impact

    Assessing Impact

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844073375

    Written and edited by an authoritative team of internationally known experts in environmental impact assessment (EIA), this is the first book to present in a coherent manner the theory and practice of EIA and strategic environmental assessment (SEA)…

  • UN Millennium Development Library: Innovation

    UN Millennium Development Library: Innovation
    av UN Millennium Project

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844072187

    The Millennium Development Goals, adopted at the UN Millennium Summit in 2000, are the world's targets for dramatically reducing extreme poverty in its many dimensions by 2015 income poverty, hunger, disease, exclusion, lack of infrastructure and sh…

  • The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity in Business and Enterprise

    The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity in Business and Enterprise

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849712514

    This book is a product of the TEEB study (The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity). It provides important evidence of growing corporate concern about biodiversity loss and offers examples of how leading companies are taking action to conserve b…

  • Slow Travel and Tourism

    Slow Travel and Tourism
    av Janet Dickinson

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849711135

    It is widely recognized that travel and tourism can have a high environmental impact and make a major contribution to climate change. It is therefore vital that ways to reduce these impacts are developed and implemented. 'Slow travel' provides such…

  • Slow Travel and Tourism

    Slow Travel and Tourism
    av Janet Dickinson

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849711128

    It is widely recognized that travel and tourism can have a high environmental impact and make a major contribution to climate change. It is therefore vital that ways to reduce these impacts are developed and implemented. 'Slow travel' provides such…

  • La Faim et la Sante

    La Faim et la Sante
    av World Food Programme

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844075744

    First published in 2008, La Faim et la Sant is a valuable contribution to the field of Environment and Sustainability.

  • Whales and Dolphins

    Whales and Dolphins

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849712255

    Whales and dolphins are icons for the conservation movement. They are the most conspicuous ambassadors for entire marine ecosystems and possibly even for the biosphere as a whole. Concurrent with our realisation of impending threats to their environ…

  • Whales and Dolphins

    Whales and Dolphins

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849712248

    Whales and dolphins are icons for the conservation movement. They are the most conspicuous ambassadors for entire marine ecosystems and possibly even for the biosphere as a whole. Concurrent with our realisation of impending threats to their environ…

  • Land and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    Land and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849712316

    Claims to land and territory are often a cause of conflict, and land issues present some of the most contentious problems for post-conflict peacebuilding. Among the land-related problems that emerge during and after conflict are the exploitation of…

  • Climate Change as a Security Risk

    Climate Change as a Security Risk
    av Hans Joachim Schellnhuber

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844075362

    Without resolute counteraction, climate change will overstretch many societies' adaptive capacities within the coming decades. This could result in destabilization and violence, jeopardizing national and international security to a new degree. Howev…

  • Climate Change as a Security Risk

    Climate Change as a Security Risk
    av Hans Joachim Schellnhuber

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844077618

    Without resolute counteraction, climate change will overstretch many societies' adaptive capacities within the coming decades. This could result in destabilization and violence, jeopardizing national and international security to a new degree. Howev…

  • Economic Change Governance and Natural Resource Wealth

    Economic Change Governance and Natural Resource Wealth
    av David Reed

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853838774

    This volume analyzes the ways in which natural resource wealth has shaped authoritarian political regimes and statist economic systems in the countries of southern Africa in the post-colonial period. It consists of five essays. The first sets out th…

  • Economic Change Governance and Natural Resource Wealth

    Economic Change Governance and Natural Resource Wealth
    av David Reed

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853838729

    This volume analyzes the ways in which natural resource wealth has shaped authoritarian political regimes and statist economic systems in the countries of southern Africa in the post-colonial period. It consists of five essays. The first sets out th…

  • Environmental and Human Security in the Arctic

    Environmental and Human Security in the Arctic

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844075492

    This is the first comprehensive exploration of why human security is relevant to the Arctic and what achieving it can mean, covering the areas of health of the environment, identity of peoples, supply of traditional foods, community health, economic…

  • Personal Transport and the Greenhouse Effect

    Personal Transport and the Greenhouse Effect
    av Peter Hughes

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844079810

    The issue of 'sustainability' in the developed world is nowhere more critical than in the field of personal travel, which in many countries has become the fastest-growing contributor to global warming. Unless the use of cars can be brought under con…

  • Rural Planning in Developing Countries

    Rural Planning in Developing Countries
    av Barry Dalal-Clayton

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853839382

    This book provides an international perspective on rural planning, focused on developing countries. It examines conventional development planning and innovative local planning approaches, drawing together lessons from recent experience of rural plan…

  • Natural Resource Management Set

    Natural Resource Management Set
    av Various

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849710114

    The Natural Resource Management Set consists of key texts in the field written by prestigious authors from backgrounds as diverse as forestry, economics, sociology and politics that comprehensively illuminates all aspects of the development of natur…

  • Small Change

    Small Change
    av Nabeel Hamdi

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844070060

    What exactly is 'small change'? Build a bus stop in an urban slum and a vibrant community sprouts and grows around it - that is the power of small changes that have huge positive effects. This book is an argument for the wisdom of the street, the in…

  • Small Change

    Small Change
    av Nabeel Hamdi

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844070053

    What exactly is 'small change'? Build a bus stop in an urban slum and a vibrant community sprouts and grows around it - that is the power of small changes that have huge positive effects. This book is an argument for the wisdom of the street, the in…

  • Climate Change Denial

    Climate Change Denial
    av Haydn Washington

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849713368

    Humans have always used denial. When we are afraid, guilty, confused, or when something interferes with our self-image, we tend to deny it. Yet denial is a delusion. When it impacts on the health of oneself, or society, or the world it becomes a pat…

  • Climate Change Denial

    Climate Change Denial
    av Haydn Washington

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849713351

    Humans have always used denial. When we are afraid, guilty, confused, or when something interferes with our self-image, we tend to deny it. Yet denial is a delusion. When it impacts on the health of oneself, or society, or the world it becomes a pat…

  • Lean Design Management

    Lean Design Management

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849714310

    The fields of design management and lean construction appear to be developing independently. This volume brings together authors from four continents to argue that lean thinking should be integral to design management in the fields of architecture,…

  • Climate Change and Power

    Climate Change and Power

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853838217

    The electricity industry is one of the main contributors of carbon to the atmosphere. Reducing these emissions is critical to achieving international targets and mitigating climate change. This book describes the varied characteristics of the main E…

  • Climate Change and Power

    Climate Change and Power

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853838224

    'This book provides an essential guide to the challenges facing the power sector, but is equally enlightening to other industrial emitters, policy-makers and non-governmental organizations.'Charles Nicholson, Group Senior Advisor, BPThe electricity…

  • Multi-stakeholder Processes for Governance and Sustainability

    Multi-stakeholder Processes for Governance and Sustainability
    av Minu Hemmati

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853838699

    Governments, business, international bodies and local groups are turning to multi-stakeholder processes to find practical ways forward. This book explains how MSPs can be organized to deliver their potential for successful resolution of complex issu…

  • Geothermal Energy

    Geothermal Energy
    av Mary H. Dickson

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844071845

    Geothermal energy refers to the heat contained within the Earth that generates geological phenomena on a planetary scale. Today, this term is often associated with man's efforts to tap into this vast energy source. Geothermal Energy: utilization and…

  • Energy Efficiency in Housing Management

    Energy Efficiency in Housing Management

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849714549

    The embedding of energy efficiency in the management of individual housing organisations is crucial for the realization of current ambitious energy efficiency policies. This issue is examined for the first time in this book through an analysis of se…

  • Just Sustainabilities

    Just Sustainabilities

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853837296

    Environmental activists and academics alike are realizing that a sustainable society must be a just one. Environmental degradation is almost always linked to questions of human equality and quality of life. Throughout the world, those segments of th…

  • The Elements of Architecture

    The Elements of Architecture
    av Scott Drake

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844077175

    The Elements of Architecture is a clear and well structured introduction to sustainable architecture, which concentrates on general principles to make an accessible and comprehensive primer for undergraduate students. The author takes a fresh and lo…

  • The Elements of Architecture

    The Elements of Architecture
    av Scott Drake

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844077168

    The Elements of Architecture is a clear and well structured introduction to sustainable architecture, which concentrates on general principles to make an accessible and comprehensive primer for undergraduate students. The author takes a fresh and lo…

  • The End of World Population Growth in the 21st Century

    The End of World Population Growth in the 21st Century
    av Warren C. Sanderson

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844070992

    The 20th century was the century of explosive population growth, resulting in unprecedented impacts; in contrast, the 21st century is likely to see the end of world population growth and become the century of population aging. We are currently at th…

  • The End of World Population Growth in the 21st Century

    The End of World Population Growth in the 21st Century
    av Warren C. Sanderson

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844070893

    The 20th century was the century of explosive population growth, resulting in unprecedented impacts; in contrast, the 21st century is likely to see the end of world population growth and become the century of population aging. We are currently at th…

  • Planning for Climate Change

    Planning for Climate Change

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844076628

    Climate change is changing the context of spatial planning and shaping its priorities. It has strengthened its environmental dimension and has become a new rationale for coordinating actions and integrating different policy priorities. This book se…

  • Effective Risk Communication

    Effective Risk Communication

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849712651

    There are two questions often asked of risk communication: what has been learned from past work, and what is needed to push the field forward? Drawing on the experience of leading risk researchers and practitioners, Effective Risk Communication focu…

  • Effective Risk Communication

    Effective Risk Communication

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849712644

    There are two questions often asked of risk communication: what has been learned from past work, and what is needed to push the field forward? Drawing on the experience of leading risk researchers and practitioners, Effective Risk Communication focu…

  • The Economic Value of Biodiversity

    The Economic Value of Biodiversity
    av David Pearce

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853831959

    Explains in non-technical terms how economic cost-benefit analysis techniques can be applied to biodiversity loss, and how they can provide a measurement for the efficiency of conservation efforts. David Pearce has also written "Blueprint for a Gree…

  • Inclusive Aid

    Inclusive Aid

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844070329

    Rapid and profound changes are taking place in international development. The past two decades have promoted the ideals of participation and partnership, yet key decisions affecting people's lives continue to be made without sufficient attention to…

  • Inclusive Aid

    Inclusive Aid

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844070336

    Rapid and profound changes are taking place in international development. The past two decades have promoted the ideals of participation and partnership, yet key decisions affecting people's lives continue to be made without sufficient attention to…

  • Valuing the Environment

    Valuing the Environment

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853830747

    The 'Pearce Report', Blueprint for a Green Economy, puts the role which monetary evaluation of environmental costs and benefit. can play firmly into the public eye. This book goes further and looks at six countries where such evaluation techniques a…