Sustainable Development Goals Connectivity Dilemma (Open Access): Land and Geospatial Information for Urban and Rural Resilience
Societal Dimensions of Environmental Science: Global Case Studies of Collaboration and Transformation
Constructing Metropolitan Space: Actors, Policies and Processes of Rescaling in World Metropolises
September 30, 2019
Transition Engineering: Building a Sustainable Future examines new strategies emerging in response to the mega-issues of global climate change, decline in world oil supply, scarcity of key industrial minerals, and local environmental constraints. These issues pose challenges for organizations,...
July 30, 2019
The Open Access version of this book, available at https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429290626, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license. Large-scale migration from rural to urban areas, and between countries, affects sustainable development...
Stephen Battersby, John Pointing
June 12, 2019
Statutory Nuisance and Residential Property: Environmental Health Problems in Housing examines the statutory nuisance provisions in the Environmental Protection Act 1990 pertaining to the condition of premises and related problems in housing and compares these with the provisions of the Housing Act...
Chris Maser, Lynette de Silva
May 21, 2019
Resolving a conflict is based on the art of helping people, with disparate points of view, find enough common ground to ease their fears, sheath their weapons, and listen to one another for their common good, which ultimately translates into social-environmental sustainability for all generations....
Rebecca L. H. Chiu, Zhi Liu, Bertrand Renaud
April 02, 2019
Recent rapid housing market expansion in China is presenting new challenges for policy makers, planners, business people, and citizens. Now that housing in middle-income China is driven by consumer choices and is no longer dominated by state policy decisions, housing policy issues in Chinese cities...
Ricardo D. Lopez
March 25, 2019
Societal Dimensions of Environmental Science: Global Case Studies of Collaboration and Transformation, brings together several key examples of the successes and the challenges that exist for environmental stakeholders trying to strike a balance between science and the societal implications of the...
Abdullateef Olanrewaju, Zalina Shari, Zhonghua Gou
February 01, 2019
Books on green building theories, principles and strategies applicable to life cycles of all kinds of buildings and building types are already widely available. However, those specifically on greening affordable housing that guide various housing stakeholders at different life cycles are still very...
Andres Monzon-de-Caceres, Floridea Di Ciommo
January 11, 2019
Explore the Design and Operation of Urban Transport Interchanges Transport planners throughout the world can implement a range of policies to influence travelers’ behavior, and encourage a move to public transport to achieve urban sustainability and social inclusion. At the same time population...
Martin van Maarseveen, Javier Martinez, Johannes Flacke
January 09, 2019
The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/doi/view/10.1201/9781315146638, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. GIS is used today to better understand and solve urban problems. GIS in Sustainable...
Diana Mitsova, Ann-Margaret Esnard
December 13, 2018
Climate adaptation is a timely yet complex topic that does not fit squarely into any one disciplinary realm. Geospatial Applications for Climate Adaptation Planning presents an overview of the range of strategies, tools, and techniques that must be used to assess myriad overlapping vulnerabilities...
Jill Simone Gross, Enrico Gualini, Lin Ye
November 09, 2018
There is little question today that processes of globalization affect national and local economies, governance processes, and conditions for economic competitiveness in the major urban regions of the world. In most liberal-democratic countries, these processes are occurring according to a...
Anamika Barua, Vishal Narain, Sumit Vij
September 04, 2018
Climate change adaptation in South Asia is redefining the roles of different actors in the governance processes. The existing governance lack capacity, knowledge, and leadership skills to manage the uncertainties and challenges posed by climate change. This book aims to explain how the governance...
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