Sustainable Urbanisation

Lynch, Kenneth (2012) Sustainable Urbanisation. In: Global Environmental Issues. Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 203-236.

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Abstract

Global Environmental Issues, second edition builds on the popularity of the first edition, viewing global environmental problems as complex issues with a network of causes, influenced by a range of actors with differing priorities. The book recognisesthat science underpins much of what happens in society andtherefore it is important to be able to interpret the environmentaland social consequences of scientific developments. In addition todiscussing the main biophysical causes, the book illustrates howsocio–economic and political factors determine why and how peopleuse land, resources and technology, and how this in turn affectsnatural resource management. This edition includes new chapters on the politics of science,International environmental regulation and treaties, environmentalissues in a globalised world and natural resource management. Global Environmental Issues, second edition is essential reading for upper level undergraduates and Masters students within departments of Environmental Science and Geography. Includes case studies from around the world to provide a reallife context for the issues tackled in each chapter Considers both the results of human actions and natural environmental change in order to provide balanced, in–depth debate Includes coverage of contemporary ′hot topics′ such as biodiversity, globalization and sustainable development. Chapters authored by experts in the field Includes new chapters on The politics of science, International environmental regulation and treaties , Environmental issues in a globalised world and Natural Resource Management. Expanded sections include negotiating multilateral environmental agreements, GM crops, biofuels and marine and freshwater resources

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: multilateral environmental agreements; GM crops; biofuels; marine and freshwater resources
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Natural & Social Sciences > Environmental Sciences
Research Priority Areas: Environmental Dynamics & Governance
Depositing User: Anne Pengelly
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2016 15:43
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2016 15:43
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/3031

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