Climate Policy and the Poor: Some Perspectives (S. Byravan)

Author Sujatha Byravan Keywords Climate, Climate Justice, Climate Policy, the Poor Abstract Environmental Justice is the essential peer-reviewed journal that explores the equitable treatment of all people, especially minority and low-income populations, with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies. Published bimonthly Citation (2014) 7(5) Environmental Justice 142-145 Paper Climate Policy and […]

The Human Impact on the Natural Environment: Past, Present, and Future (A.S. Goudie)

Author Andrew Goudie ( University of Oxford , UK ) Keywords Human Influence, Animals, Human Impact, Vegetation, Soil, Waters, Geomorphology, Climate, Atmosphere, Future, Coastal Environments, Hydrological Impacts, The Cryosphere, Drylands. Abstract The new edition of this classic student text provides an up-to-date and comprehensive view of the major environmental issues facing the world today, and […]

Vulnerability and adaptation to climate change and variability in semi-arid…(A.R. Coles and C.A. Scott)

Author(s) Ashley R. Coles ( University of Arizona , USA ) Christopher A. Scott ( University of Arizona , USA ) Keywords Climate, Agriculture, Vulnerability, Risk, Adaptation, Information Abstract Agricultural and livestock producers experiencing climate change and variability are simultaneously subject to other sources of environmental vulnerability, as well as political, social, and economic uncertainty. […]

Beyond Smoke & Mirrors: Climate Change & Energy in the 21st Century (B. Richter)

Author Burton Richter ( Stanford University , USA ) Keywords Climate, Greenhouse Earth, Climate modeling, Future, Energy, Physicists, Economists; Energy, Emissions, Action, Fossil fuels, Electricity, Pricing carbon, Efficiency, Nuclear energy, Renewables, Biofuels, US policy, World policy Abstract Global climate change is one of the most important issues humanity faces today. This book assesses the sensible, […]

Environmental health, climate chaos and resilience (J. Middleton)

Author John Middleton Keywords Climate, environment, inclusion, local economy, sustainable communities Abstract The public health movement has a strong tradition of identifying health problems and tackling these through economic, social and environmental improvements and through advocacy for people’s rights and entitlements. Since 9/11, and the floods, fuel crisis and foot and mouth disease in 2000-2001, […]