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Jeb Brugmann: Welcome to the Urban Revolution: How Cities Are Changing the World
May 2009 - What does it mean that half the world’s people now live in cities—and that two billion more will join them over the next 25 years? How does this change the way the world works? In Welcome to the Urban Revolution, Jeb Brugmann draws on two decades of fieldwork to offer an eye-opening anatomy of our urbanising planet. Taking readers on a street-level tour of the world’s cities, Brugmann challenges conventional thinking about globalisation and reveals cities as the medium for revolutionary change.
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Mark Esposito, Patrick O'Sullivan, Nigel F.B. Allington (editors): The Philosophy, Politics and Economics of Finance in the 21st Century
April 2015 – Since 2008 the financial sector has been the subject of extensive criticism. Much of this criticism has focussed on the morality the actors involved in the crisis and its extended aftermath. This book analyses the key moral and political philosophical issues of the crisis and relates them to the political economy of finance. It also examines to what extent the financial sector can or should be reformed
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Wayne Visser: Sustainable Frontiers
Sustainable Frontiers throws down the gauntlet to business to step up and be the catalyst for a sustainable future. It presents eight keys to unlocking transformational change – through leadership, enterprise, innovation, transparency, engagement, responsibility, integration and future-fitness.
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Stephen Peake: Exploring the financial and investment implications of the Paris Agreement
15 December 2016 – This article explores the scale of climate finance and investment needs embodied in the Paris Agreement. It reveals that there is little clarity in the numbers from the plethora of sources (official and otherwise) on climate finance and investment.
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Angus Morrison-Saunders: Advanced Introduction to Environmental Impact Assessment
April 2018: This book discusses the big ideas behind EIA thinking and practice. It explores key steps in the process and the core principles underlying these with emphasis placed on best practices.
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How can we make the financial system support the transition to a low carbon economy? And the other UN Sustainable Development Goals?
This new book edited by CISL fellow Paul Fisher, contains a set of essays by practitioners, thought leaders and experts from across Europe. They were all contributors in some way to the work of the EC’s High Level Expert group on Sustainable Finance in 2017-18, with Paul representing CISL as the only named academic on the group.
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Paul Gilding: Climate Emergency Defined
What is a climate emergency and does the evidence justify one? This report from CISL Fellow Paul Gilding reviews the evidence about the scale, timing and urgency of the risks posed by climate change to determine whether an emergency response is both necessary and feasible.
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