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Sustainability books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Sustainability category. Presented with a red border are the Sustainability books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Pathways to a Sustainable Economy Bridging the Gap between Paris Climate Change Commitments and Net Zero Emissions by Moazzem Hossain Pathways to a Sustainable Economy Bridging the Gap between Paris Climate Change Commitments and Net Zero Emissions

The focus of this edited volume is to identify challenges facing organizations in achieving zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and a new energy economy, and to explore solutions from various sectors of the economy to enable the transition to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/11/2017

Sustainable Urban Development and Globalization New strategies for new challenges - with a focus on the Global South by Agostino Petrillo Sustainable Urban Development and Globalization New strategies for new challenges - with a focus on the Global South

This book equips readers with a deeper understanding of the challenges posed by radical socioeconomic, environmental, and cultural changes due to globalization and describes effective, sustainable solutions to these challenges.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/11/2017

Sustainable Development in the European Union A General Principle by Matthew Humphreys Sustainable Development in the European Union A General Principle

This book undertakes a critical appraisal of sustainable development in the European Union. In addition to existing issues of sustainability, it examines the development of a European general principle of sustainable development. This original, critical approach examines legal, political and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/11/2017

Arctic Summer College Yearbook An Interdisciplinary Look into Arctic Sustainable Development by Max Gruenig Arctic Summer College Yearbook An Interdisciplinary Look into Arctic Sustainable Development

Whether the reader is well-versed in the history and complexity of Arctic policy or looking for an insightful introduction to the vast world of Arctic research, everyone will find answers that lead to new questions and even more discoveries in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/11/2017

Handbook of Sustainability and Social Science Research by Walter Leal Filho Handbook of Sustainability and Social Science Research

In this handbook social science researchers who focus on sustainability present and discuss their findings, including empirical work, case studies, teaching and learning innovations, and applied projects.
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/11/2017

Aid Effectiveness for Environmental Sustainability by Yongfu Huang Aid Effectiveness for Environmental Sustainability

This collection examines the role that foreign aid can play in dealing with the severe global challenge of climate change, one of the most pressing international development issues of the 21st century.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/11/2017

Local Regeneration Handbook by Andrew Maliphant Local Regeneration Handbook

An accessible, practical guide for anyone involved in local regeneration on effective partnership development, fundraising, and project management, containing illustrations of key points by cartoonist Kipper Williams.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Local Regeneration Handbook by Andrew Maliphant Local Regeneration Handbook

An accessible, practical guide for anyone involved in local regeneration on effective partnership development, fundraising, and project management, containing illustrations of key points by cartoonist Kipper Williams.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Urban Sustainability Indicators A Guidebook by Devisari Tunas Urban Sustainability Indicators A Guidebook

The issues of urban sustainability are critical, and more so for cities with already high density where the problems of resource constraints, quality of urban community life, and quality of the physical environment are exacerbated by the sheer intensity of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

Come On! Capitalism, Short-termism, Population and the Destruction of the Planet by Ernst von Weizsaecker, Anders Wijkman Come On! Capitalism, Short-termism, Population and the Destruction of the Planet
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Prepared for the Club of Rome' s 50th Anniversary in 2018
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/10/2017

Mapping Global Dynamics Geographic Perspectives from Local Pollution to Global Evolution by Gilbert Ahamer Mapping Global Dynamics Geographic Perspectives from Local Pollution to Global Evolution

This book asks: What are the most suitable mapping strategies for detecting patterns of global dynamics?It adopts a spatial perspective when trying to understand Global Dynamics - and sets out to revolutionise the concept of space as such. Spatial views...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/10/2017

Digital Technology and Sustainability Engaging the Paradox by Mike (Lancaster University, UK) Hazas Digital Technology and Sustainability Engaging the Paradox
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This book brings together diverse voices from across the field of sustainable human computer interaction (SHCI) to discuss what it means for digital technology to support sustainability and how humans and technology can work together optimally for a more sustainable...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/10/2017

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Cultural Sustainability and the Nature-Culture Interface Livelihoods, Policies, and Methodologies by Inger Birkeland Cultural Sustainability and the Nature-Culture Interface Livelihoods, Policies, and Methodologies

As contemporary socio-ecological challenges such as climate change and biodiversity preservation have become more important, the three pillars concept has increasingly been used in planning and policy circles as a framework for analysis and action. However, the issue of how...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/11/2017

Sustainability Science Key Issues by Ariane Konig Sustainability Science Key Issues

Sustainability Science: Key Issues is a comprehensive textbook for undergraduates, postgraduates, and participants in executive trainings from any disciplinary background studying the theory and practice of sustainability science. Each chapter takes a critical and reflective stance on a key issue...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/11/2017

Resilient Asia Fusion of Traditional and Modern Systems for a Sustainable Future by Kazuhiko Takeuchi Resilient Asia Fusion of Traditional and Modern Systems for a Sustainable Future

This book summarizes three years of extensive research conducted in Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Vietnam as part of the CECAR - Asia project, which was intended to enhance resilience to climate and ecosystem change by developing mosaic systems to strengthen...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/11/2017

Sustainable Luxury, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation by Miguel Angel Gardetti Sustainable Luxury, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation

This book highlights different roles in entrepreneurship and innovation, based on the act of setting up a new venture in the area of sustainable luxury and fashion, which also involves cognitive and motivational characteristics.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

Development Aid and Adaptation to Climate Change in Developing Countries by Carola Betzold, Florian Weiler Development Aid and Adaptation to Climate Change in Developing Countries
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This book examines development aid for climate change adaptation. Increasing amounts of aid are used to help developing countries adapt to climate change. The authors seek to discover how this aid is distributed and what constitutes the patterns of adaptation-aid...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/12/2017

Assessing Global Water Megatrends by Asit K. Biswas Assessing Global Water Megatrends

This book highlights what are likely to be the future megatrends in the water sector and why and how they should be incorporated to improve water governance in the coming decades.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/12/2017

Spatial Information Technology for Sustainable Development Goals by Dilip Kumar, R. B. Singh, Ranjeet Kaur Spatial Information Technology for Sustainable Development Goals
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This textbook aims to develop a scientific knowledge base on spatial information technology to communicate the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) among students, researchers, professionals and laymen.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/12/2017

Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology by Robert A. Meyers Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology

The second edition of this extensive work addresses the grand challenge for science and engineering today. It provides unprecedented, peer-reviewed coverage of sustainability science and technology with contributions from nearly 1,000 of the world's leading scientists and engineers, who write...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/12/2017

Curriculum and environmental education Perspectives, priorities and challenges by Alan (Monash University, Australia) Reid Curriculum and environmental education Perspectives, priorities and challenges
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This collection traces the development and findings of curriculum studies of environmental education since the mid-1970s. Based on a virtual special issue of the Journal of Curriculum Studies, the volume identifies a series of curriculum challenges for and from environmental...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/12/2017

Sustainable Conservation and Urban Regeneration The Luxor Example by Maria Grazia Folli Sustainable Conservation and Urban Regeneration The Luxor Example

This book documents research activities and design experimentation carried out within the scope of a project addressing conservation, urban regeneration, responsible use of resources, and sustainable development in a truly exceptional place: the city of Luxor.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/12/2017

Sustainable Risk Management by Peter A. Wilderer Sustainable Risk Management

Here, expert authors delineate approaches that can support both decision makers as well as their concerned populations in overcoming unwarranted fears and in elaborating policies based on scientific evidence. Four exemplary focus areas were chosen for in-depth review, namely:- The...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/12/2017

Lifelong Learning and Education in Healthy and Sustainable Cities by U.M. Azeiteiro Lifelong Learning and Education in Healthy and Sustainable Cities

This book presents essential insights into lifelong learning and education in healthy and sustainable cities, providing a basis for strategies to help achieve the 2030 Agenda sustainable development and health promotion goals.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/12/2017

Other books in this genre

Handbook of Sustainability Science and Research by Walter Leal Filho Handbook of Sustainability Science and Research

This multidisciplinary handbook explores concrete case studies which illustrate how sustainability science and research can contribute to the realization of the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It contains contributions from sustainability researchers from across the world.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Sustainability Conflicts in Coastal India Hazards, Changing Climate and Development Discourses in the Sundarbans by Aditya Ghosh Sustainability Conflicts in Coastal India Hazards, Changing Climate and Development Discourses in the Sundarbans

This multidisciplinary work analyses challenges to sustainable development amidst rapidly changing climate in the world's largest delta - the Sundarbans.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Handbook of Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Development by Walter Leal Filho Handbook of Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Development

This book focuses on lifelong learning for sustainable development, an aspect that has been rarely explored in great detail. It also discusses methodological approaches and experiences deriving from case studies and projects, which demonstrate how lifelong learning for sustainable development...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

Factor X Challenges, Implementation Strategies and Examples for a Sustainable Use of Natural Resources by Harry Lehmann Factor X Challenges, Implementation Strategies and Examples for a Sustainable Use of Natural Resources

This book describes and analyses necessities for a more resource-efficient world. It discusses solutions for a more sustainable use of natural resources, addressing decision-makers and experts from the fields of policy development, industry, academia, civil society, and the media. The...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

A Sustainable Future 12 Key Areas of Global Concern by Klaus Wiegandt A Sustainable Future 12 Key Areas of Global Concern

On subjects as diverse yet interrelated as the earth's water resources, 21st century energy sources, climate change, the demise of diversity in plant and animal life, overpopulation and malnutrition, this book collects and accessibly presents the most up-to-date research on...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Methods of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment by Riki Therivel Methods of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

Environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) is an important and often obligatory part of proposing or launching any development project. Delivering a successful ESIA needs not only an understanding of the theory but also a detailed knowledge of the methods...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/09/2017

Methods of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment by Riki Therivel Methods of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

Environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) is an important and often obligatory part of proposing or launching any development project. Delivering a successful ESIA needs not only an understanding of the theory but also a detailed knowledge of the methods...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2017

City of Forests, City of Farms Sustainability Planning for New York City's Nature by Lindsay K. Campbell City of Forests, City of Farms Sustainability Planning for New York City's Nature


Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

The Dilemma of Sustainability in the Age of Globalization A Quest for a Paradigm of Development by Mohamed Bakari The Dilemma of Sustainability in the Age of Globalization A Quest for a Paradigm of Development

This book offers an exhaustive overview of the different political, social, and intellectual circumstances that paved the way for the inception of sustainable development. It offers in-depth analyses of economic globalization, current society-environment relationships, and global trade.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Enhancing Science Impact Bridging Research, Policy and Practice for Sustainability by Peat Leith, Kevin O'Toole, Marcus Haward, Brian Coffey Enhancing Science Impact Bridging Research, Policy and Practice for Sustainability
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Explains how research programs can work more effectively across the boundaries between science, society and decision-making by building social and institutional networks. The book suggests ways of defining and thinking about problems and then offers five frameworks for embedding science...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Sustainable Future for Human Security Society, Cities and Governance by Benjamin McLellan Sustainable Future for Human Security Society, Cities and Governance

Each of these elements is critical in considering the current and prospective development of societies towards a sustainable future in which human security is guaranteed. This 2-volume set discusses a wide range of topics concerning sustainability and human security in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Sustainable Future for Human Security Environment and Resources by Benjamin McLellan Sustainable Future for Human Security Environment and Resources

This book focuses on the environmental components of sustainability, including aspects of resourcing and the environmental impacts of human societies. The set offers a valuable resource for professionals and researchers in the urban planning industry, postgraduates, policymakers, government officials and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/08/2017

Education and Sustainability Paradigms, Policies and Practices in Asia by Michelle Y. Merrill Education and Sustainability Paradigms, Policies and Practices in Asia

This book provides an introduction to the state of sustainability education in Asia. It covers national policies, institutional policies and practices within Asian universities, sustainability considerations for teacher training at schools of education, and pedagogical practices for sustainability in higher...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Urban Sustainability Transitions Australian Cases- International Perspectives by Ralph Horne Urban Sustainability Transitions Australian Cases- International Perspectives

This book contributes to current debates regarding purposive transitions to sustainable cities, providing an accessible but critical exploration of sustainability transitions in urban settings.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/08/2017

Sustainability in the Gulf Challenges and Opportunities by Mohamed Abdelraouf Sustainability in the Gulf Challenges and Opportunities

Sustainability is a topic of great interest today, particularly for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, which have witnessed very rapid economic and demographic growth over the past decade. The observed growth has led to unsustainable consumption patterns of vital...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

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