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- Berkshire Publishing 2010; US$ 162.00
Corporate leaders, entrepreneurs, and business professionals are recognizing the business opportunities in providing solutions to the worlds environmental and social challenges. In a global society threatened by climate change, resource depletion, and ecosystem damage, the need to understand and implement sustainable practices has never been... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 126.00
The OECD Environmental Outlook provides projections to 2020 of environmental pressures from key economic sectors (agriculture, forestry, fishery, transport, energy and selected industry sectors) and changes in the state of the environment for selected environmental issues (freshwater, biodiversity, climate change, air quality and waste). Cross-sectoral... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 86.95
Written by one of the most distinguished and best-known ecologists, this book deals with the ecology of planet earth, focusing on its ecological components, the biosphere, and one of the most important environmental issues facing us today - climate change. It is based on content from the well-respected Encyclopedia of Ecology (published in 2008),... more...
- Berkshire Publishing 2011; US$ 162.00
The Law and Politics of Sustainability explores efforts made to address pressing environmental concerns through legislation, conventions, directives, treaties, and protocols. Many articles explain the mechanics of environmental law as well as the concepts that shape sustainable development. Others discuss case studies and rulings that have set precedents,... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 49.00
This book includes key environmental indicators endorsed by OECD Environment Ministers and major environmental indicators from the OECD Core Set. These indicators reflect environmental progress made since the early 1990s and thus contribute to measuring environmental performance. Organised by issues such as climate change, air pollution, biodiversity,... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 94.99
The protection of our environment is one of the major problems in society. More and more important physical and chemical mechanisms are to be added to the air pollution models. Moreover, reliable and robust control strategies for keeping pollution caused by harmful compounds under certain safe levels have to be developed and used in a routine way.... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 99.99
Studies the science of analyzing, assessing and anticipating environmental change. This book considers issues such as: observational evidence, statistical analysis and dynamic modeling as well as visioning of not-implausible changes in the environment, the changing public perception of the environment, functions of the environment and its use. more...
- WIT Press 2009; US$ 158.00
Ecological indicators address ecosystems structure and/or function and are commonly used to provide synoptic information about their state. Through quantitative representations of either the forces that steer ecosystems, responses to forcing functions, or of previous, current, or future states of an ecosystem, indicators are expected to reveal conditions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 105.00
Forest degradation as a result of logging, shifting cultivation, agriculture and urban development is a major issue throughout the tropics. It leads to loss in soil fertility, water resources and biodiversity, as well as contributes to climate change. Efforts are therefore required to try to minimize further degradation and restore tropical forests... more...