304 pages, Col photos, illus, figs, tabs
Focuses on how environments respond to human actions and the technical, economic and political responses that we make in the face of environmental changes.
...very inviting and user friendly...primarily for Open University students...highly attractive to a far wider readership... (RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Jnl, 1 March 2004) an informative, richly illustrated and accessible reader, which develops a number of environmental themes (Geography, 2004)
Series Preface. Introduction (Andrew Blowers and Steve Hinchliffe). Chapter One: Environmental responses: radioactive risks and uncertainty (Steve Hinchliffe, Andrew Blowers). Chapter Two: Design for urban environments (Rod Barratt). Chapter Three: Economic Analysis and environmental responses (Paul Anand). Chapter Four: Environmental politics: society s capacity for political response (Pieter Leroy, Karin Verhagen). Chapter Five: Climate change: global responses under uncertainty (Stephen Peake). Chapter Six: Sustainable environmental futures: opportunities and constraints (Steve Hinchliffe, Andrew Blowers, Joanna Freeland). Epilogue: environmental futures (Andrew Blowers, Steve Hinchliffe). Acknowledgements. Index.
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