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  1. MT Week 1: Science and Society I 4 items
    1. Core Readings: 2 items
      1. Critical political ecology: the politics of environmental science - Tim Forsyth 2003 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Chapter 3: ‘Environmental laws and generalizations.’

      2. The structure of scientific revolutions - Kuhn, Thomas S. [1970]

        Book Essential Read the Postscript-1969 (pp. 174-210) in either the second edition (1970) or the third edition (1996)

    2. Supplementary readings 2 items
      1. Primate visions: gender, race, and nature in the world of modern science - Donna Jeanne Haraway 1989 (electronic resource)

        Book Background ‘Introduction: the persistence of vision’

      2. A handbook of environmental management - Lovett, Jon, Ockwell, David G. c2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Quinn, C.H. and D.G. Ockwell (2010) ‘The link between ecological and social paradigms and the sustainability of environmental management: A case study of semi-arid Tanzania’

  2. MT Week 2: Science and Society II 6 items
    1. Core Readings: 4 items
      1. Green political thought - Dobson, Andrew 2007

        Book Essential Introduction and Conclusion

      2. Governing sustainability - Adger, W. Neil, Jordan, Andrew 2009

        Book Essential O’Riordan, T. (2009) ‘Reflections on the pathways to sustainability’

    2. Supplementary readings: 2 items
  3. MT Week 3: Science and Society III 4 items
    1. Core Readings: 4 items
      1. Soulé, M. E. (1985). What is conservation biology? BioScience, 35(11), 727-734. - Soulé, M. E

        Article Essential pp. 101-12 [‘Latour and democratising science: precaution without nature?

    2. Supplementary readings: 0 items
  4. MT Week 4(a): Global Environmental Change and Risk 5 items
    1. Core readings 5 items
      1. Global environmental risk - Jeanne X. Kasperson, Roger E. Kasperson c2001

        Book Essential

      2. A safe operating space for humanity - Johan Rockström, Will Steffen, Kevin Noone, Åsa Persson 2009-9-24

        Article Essential

      3. Earth’s Nine Lives - F. Pearce 2010

        Webpage Essential

  5. MT Week 4(b): Risk and Disaster Concepts and Terminology 3 items
    1. Core readings 3 items
      1. Cities, disaster risk and adaptation - Christine Wamsler 2014

        Book Essential Chapters 1 and 2

  6. MT Week 5: Geohazards and Natural Disasters 5 items
    1. Core readings 5 items
      1. The environment as hazard - Burton, Ian, Kates, Robert W., White, Gilbert F. 1993

        Book Essential

      2. Global environmental risk - Kasperson, Jeanne X., Kasperson, Roger E. 2001

        Book Essential Chapter 2

      3. Natural Hazards

        Chapter Essential Stewart, I. and Donovan, K. (2008) “Natural Hazards” - Chapter 9

      4. At risk: natural hazards, people's vulnerability and disasters - Wisner, Benjamin 2004 [i.e. 2003]

        Book Essential Especially Section 1

  7. MT Week 7: Geohazards and Natural Disasters 4 items
    1. Core readings 4 items
      1. Confronting catastrophe: new perspecitives on natural disasters - Alexander, David c2000

        Book Essential

      2. Summary for Policy Makers 2012

        Article Essential See “Summary for Policy Makers”.

      3. Costs of inaction on key environmental challenges - Nick Johnstone, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development c2008

        Book Essential Chapter 4, “Costs of Inaction with Respect to Environment-related Industrial Accidents and Natural Disasters” 107-150.

  8. MT Week 8(a): Geohazard management in a development context 4 items
    1. Core Readings 4 items
      1. Lost in translation - B. Malamud, D.N. Petley 2009

        Article Essential

      2. Corruption kills - Nicholas Ambraseys, Roger Bilham 2011-1-13

        Article Essential

  9. MT Week 8(b): Pollution: Nature, Causes and Consequences 4 items
    1. Core readings 4 items
      1. Geographies of global change: remapping the world - Johnston, R. J., Taylor, Peter J. 2002

        Book Essential Jones, D.K.C. (2002) ‘The Earth as output: Pollution’

  10. MT Week 9(a): Pollution: Evolution & Change 2 items
    1. Core readings 2 items
      1. Costs of inaction on key environmental challenges - Johnstone, Nick, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development c2008

        Book Essential Chapter 2, “Costs of Inaction with Respect to Air and Water Pollution”.

  11. MT Week 9(b): Pollution: Cause-effect Relationships 5 items
    1. Core readings 5 items
      1. Applied geography: principles and practice : an introduction to useful research in physical, environmental and human geography - Pacione, Michael, MyiLibrary 1999 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Mannion, A.M. (1999) “Acid Precipitation”

      2. Acid earth: the politics of acid pollution - McCormick, John 1997

        Book Essential

      3. The Global Casino - N. Middleton 2013

        Book Essential

      4. Transboundary risk management - Lèofstedt, Ragnar, Sjèostedt, Gunnar, Linnerooth-Bayer, Joanne 1999

        Book Essential Patt, A. (2001) 'Transboundary air pollution: lessons for useful analysis' - pp. 91-120

  12. MT Week 10(a): Pollution: Cause-effect Relationships (continued) 0 items
    1. Core readings 0 items
  13. MT Week 10(b): Pollution: Monitoring and Management 1 item
    1. Core readings 1 item
  14. MT Week 11: Pesticides 5 items
    1. Core readings 5 items
      1. Silent spring - Carson, Rachel 1992

        Book Essential

      2. Understanding environmental pollution - Hill, Marquita K. 2010

        Book Essential Chapters 3 & 16

      3. The pesticide question: environment, economics, and ethics - Pimentel, David, Lehman, Hugh 1993

        Book Essential

  15. Lent Term Week 1: Stratospheric Ozone Depletion 6 items
    1. Core Readings: 3 items
      1. Ozone diplomacy: new directions in safeguarding the planet - Benedick, Richard Elliot, World Wildlife Fund (U.S.), Georgetown University c1998

        Book Essential

      2. Global environmental issues - Warr, Kiki, Smith, Paul M. 1991

        Book Essential Chapters 2, 3 and 4

    2. Supplementary readings: 1 item
    3. Tropospheric Ozone Accumulation 2 items
      1. Environmental chemistry: a global perspective - VanLoon, Gary W., Duffy, Stephen J. 2005

        Book Essential Chapter 4

  16. Lent Term Week 2: Global Climate Change 11 items
    1. Core readings: 4 items
      1. The economics of climate change: the Stern review - Stern, Nicholas 2007

        Book Essential

    2. Supplementary readings: 7 items
      1. Sea level is not level - R.Gehrels, A. Long 2008

        Article Essential

      2. Identifying the causes of sea-level change - Glenn A. Milne, W. Roland Gehrels, Chris W. Hughes, Mark E. Tamisiea 2009-6-14

        Article Essential

      3. Understanding environmental issues - Buckingham, Susan, Turner, Mike 2008

        Book Essential

      4. Development and Climate Change 2010 (electronic resource)

        Article Essential

  17. Lent Term Week 3: Science in International Regimes: Concepts 4 items
    1. Science and politics in international environmental regimes: between integrity and involvement - Andresen, Steinar 2000

      Book Essential Science and Politics: The anatomy of an uneasy partnership, pp. 1-21.

    2. Supplementary reading: 1 item
      1. Warfare ecology: a new synthesis for peace and security - Gary E. Machlis, NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Warfare Ecology: Synthesis, Priorities and Policy Implications for Peace and Security, NATO Emerging Security Challenges Division c2011

        Book Background

  18. Lent Term Week 4: Climate Change: Global Models and Hot Politics 9 items
    1. Core Readings: 4 items
      1. Why we disagree about climate change: understanding controversy, inaction and opportunity - Hulme, M. 2009

        Book Essential pp.73-108 [Chapter 3: ‘The performance of science’]

      2. Page http://www.nature.com.gate2.library.lse.ac.uk/news/climate-policy-ditch-the-2-c-warming-goal-1.16018 Victor, D.G. and C.F.Kennel (2014) Nature Vol. 514, Issue 7520
    2. Supplementary readings: 1 item
    3. Official UN climate change websites 4 items
        • UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

        • Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

  19. Lent Term Week 5: Ozone Depletion: A Successful Model of Science in Action? 5 items
    1. Supplementary readings: 2 items
      1. Protecting the ozone layer: the United Nations history - Andersen, Stephen O., Sarma, K. Madhava, United Nations Environment Programme 2002

        Book Background

      2. Ozone layer: a philosophy of science perspective - Christie, Maureen 2001

        Book Background See especially Chapter 14 ‘The scientific consensus’.

  20. Lent Term Week 7: International Pesticides Regulation: The Stockholm Convention 8 items
    1. Core Readings: 3 items
      1. Global governance of hazardous chemicals: challenges of multilevel management - Selin, Henrik c2010

        Book Essential See Chapter 7: ‘The Stockholm Convention and Global POPs Controls’

    2. Supplementary readings: 5 items
      1. Global environmental assessments: information and influence - Mitchell, Ronald B. 2006

        Book Essential

  21. Lent Term Week 8: Transboundary Pollution (Arctic) and Biodiversity Conservation 7 items
    1. Transboundary Pollution and the Arctic 4 items
    2. Biodiversity conservation 3 items
      1. Do you speak lion? - W. M. Adams 26/08/2016

        Article Essential

  22. Lent Term Week 9: The Changing Role of Science in Governance: Epistemic Communities 6 items
    1. Core Readings: 3 items
    2. Supplementary readings: 3 items
      1. Handbook of global environmental politics: edited by Peter Dauvergne - Dauvergne, Peter 2005

        Book Essential See chapters 24 (by Peter M. Haas) and 25 (by Marc Williams)

  23. Lent Term Week 10: Sustainability science 5 items
    1. Core Readings: 4 items
      1. Sustaining sustainability science: The role of established inter-disciplines - Karen Kastenhofer, Ulrike Bechtold, Harald Wilfing 2011-2

        Article Essential pp. 835-43.

      2. Page Mason et al. (2012) Journal of Palestine Studies 41:3 Article, Essential
    2. Supplementary readings: 1 item
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