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- Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 9.99
Imagine an everyday world in which the price of gasoline (and oil) continues to go up, and up, and up. Think about the immediate impact that would have on our lives. Of course, everybody already knows how about gasoline has affected our driving habits. People can't wait to junk their gas-guzzling SUVs for a new Prius. But there are more, not-so-obvious... more...
- World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 14.99
The Annual Review of Development Effectiveness 2009 presents evidence on the World Banks efforts in two areas. Part I tracks the outcomes of Bank projects and country programs and the evolution of monitoring and evaluation (M&E). Part II examines the Banks support for environmentally sustainable development compatible with economic growth... more...
- Entrepreneur Press 2008; US$ 19.95
With environmental concerns a top issue for consumers everywhere, the green market is the next big boom industry for entrepreneurs looking to make money?and make a difference. Discover 75 green startup ideas in multiple industries, including eco-tourism, small wind power, green schools, water conservation landscaping, green investment consulting and... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 45.00
Accelerating energy innovation could be an important part of an effective response to the threat of climate change. Written by a stellar group of experts in the field, this book complements existing research on the subject with an exploration of the role that public and private policy have played in enabling—and sustaining—swift innovation... more...
- SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 101.00
The Second Edition of this benchmark publication, places an increased emphasis on the emerging literature in the field and integrates the major advancements in both research and practice. It is an excellent stand-alone text for students or researchers exploring complex issues, and a useful guide for practitioners. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 46.95
If businesses and other organizations are to meet the many and complex challenges of sustainable development, then they all, both public and private, need to embed sustainability considerations into their decision-making and reporting. However, the translation of this aspiration into effective action is often inhibited by the lack of systems and procedures... more...
- IOS Press 2010; US$ 65.00
Residential buildings have continuously improved in energy efficiency, partly as a consequence of the introduction of energy regulations in many countries. Although better thermal properties and systems efficiency have lowered energy consumption for space heating in recent decades, substantial differences in energy consumption in similar dwellings... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 99.95
In America?s arid southwest, climate change will occur in the context of already-keen competition for water for agriculture, urban growth, electricity generation, water-based recreation, and environmental protections. This book explores the challenges that climate change and variability pose for water and energy managers and users, communities, and... more...
- DoSustainability 2013; US$ 45.00
Most companies do not yet recognize what it means to adapt to future climate change, and do not yet see it as a business priority. This DoShort tackles two key questions facing decision makers: 1) Is adaptation worth it to me? and 2) If it is worth it, can I really tackle it? more...