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- North Atlantic Books 2013; US$ 14.95
How do peak oil, climate change, and the limits of growth affect abortion rights, income equality, and civil liberty? In this impassioned treatise, author and activist Alexis Zeigler reveals the hidden connections between ecology, economics, politics, and social justice?and shows us how to use these connections to effect real, long-lasting change.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
When we think about environmental policy and regulation in the U.S., our attention invariably falls on the federal level and, more specifically, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.† Although such a focus is understandable, it neglects the actors most responsible for the implementation and maintenance of the nation's environmental laws - the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 12.00
A VINTAGE ORIGINAL Just over two hundred years ago, there were one billion humans on Earth. There are now over seven billion of us. And, sometime†this century, the world population will reach at least ten billion. Deforestation. Desertification. Species extinction. Global warming. Growing threats to food and water. The driving issues of our times... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 139.00
Despite efforts to increase renewables, the global energy mix is still likely to be dominated by fossil-fuels in the foreseeable future, particularly gas for electricity and oil for land, air and sea transport. The reliance on depleting conventional oil and natural gas resources ¬†and the geographic distribution of these reserves can have geopolitical... more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95
Donald Pisani's history of perhaps the boldest economic and social program ever undertaken in the United States--to reclaim and cultivate vast areas of previously unusable land across the country?shows in fascinating detail how ambitious government programs fall prey to the power of local interest groups and the federal system of governance itself.... more...
- Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 18.00
In Jared Diamond?s follow-up to the Pulitzer-Prize winning Guns, Germs and Steel , the author explores how climate change, the population explosion and political discord create the conditions for the collapse of civilization Environmental damage, climate change, globalization, rapid population growth, and unwise political choices were all... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 100.00
With particular focus on immigration across the U.S./Mexico border, Jessica LeAnn Urban explores the greening of hate in mainstream Environmental Security discourse in the U.S., and advances alternative approaches to environmental preservation grounded in environmental, reproductive, and social justice for all. more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2011; US$ 21.00
Global warming, energy shortages, overpopulation ? it's no wonder that as a society, we're in an apocalyptic mood. Out of an endless stream of gloomy prognoses for humanity's future, we have emerged with little inspiration and few concrete ideas for change. Our Way Out is the first time that our most urgent global challenges have been treated as... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
Reauthorization of the Superfund law continues to be a major source of controversy among political leaders and environmental activists. Some seek a major overhaul of the statute, arguing that considerable cleanup still needs to be done. Others oppose major changes, asserting that cleanup is almost complete. One of the most contentious issues in the... more...