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  • Handbook of Sustainability Assessmentby Angus Morrison-Saunders; Jenny Pope; Alan Bond

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    The Handbook of Sustainability Assessment introduces the theory and practice of sustainability assessment and showcases the state-of-the-art research. The aim is to provide inspiration and guidance to students, academics and practitioners alike and to contribute to the enhancement of sustainability assessment practice worldwide. It emphasises how traditional... more...

  • Deep Economyby Bill McKibben

    Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 16.99

    The bestselling author of The End of Nature issues an impassioned call to arms for an economy that creates community and ennobles our lives In this powerful and provocative manifesto, Bill McKibben offers the biggest challenge in a generation to the prevailing view of our economy. For the first time in human history, he observes, "more" is... more...

  • Elgar Companion to Sustainable Citiesby D. A. Mazmanian; H. Blanco

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    Against a backdrop of unprecedented levels of urbanization, 21st century cities across the globe share concerns for the challenges they face. This Companion provides a framework for understanding the city as a critical building block for a more sustainable future within broader subnational, national and continental contexts, and ultimately, within... more...

  • Companies on a Missionby Michael Russo; L. Lovins

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 28.95

    The book spotlights small and medium companies that have tied their organizational missions to social and environmental values. The book underscores "winning in the marketplace," as well as following one's own ethics. It both chronicles the mission-driven movement to date and provides guidance to entrepreneurs and managers who wish to partake in it. more...

  • This Changes Everythingby Naomi Klein

    Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 16.99

    The most important book yet from the author of the international bestseller The Shock Doctrine, a brilliant explanation of why the climate crisis challenges us to abandon the core ?free market? ideology of our time, restructure the global economy, and remake our political systems. In short, either we embrace radical change ourselves or radical changes... more...

  • Flammable Australiaby Richard J Williams; A Malcolm Gill; Ross A Bradstock

    CSIRO Publishing 2012; US$ 87.95

    Leading researchers give an overview of the field of fire ecology in Australia. more...

  • Biosafety and the Environmental Uses of Micro-Organismsby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 68.00

    Micro-organisms play a fundamental role in the environment. Yet their role is the result of complex biogeochemical processes by consortia of micro-organisms and the function of individual species is not clear in many cases. This publication provides an overview of the current situation and relevant developments in environmental microbiology, as well... more...

  • The Economic Consequences of Climate Changeby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 25.00

    This report provides a new detailed quantitative assessment of the consequences of climate change on economic growth through to 2060 and beyond. It focuses on how climate change affects different drivers of growth, including labour productivity and capital supply, in different sectors across the world. The sectoral and regional analysis shows that... more...

  • Environmental Politics and Governance in the Anthropoceneby Philipp Pattberg; Fariborz Zelli

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The term Anthropocene denotes a new geological epoch characterized by the unprecedented impact of human activities on the Earth?s ecosystems. While the natural sciences have advanced their understanding of the drivers and processes of global change considerably over the last two decades, the social sciences lag behind in addressing the fundamental... more...

  • Food Security in a Food Abundant Worldby Andrew Schmitz; P. Lynn Kennedy; Troy G. Schmitz

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2016; US$ 114.95

    Food insecurity can result from various events. While an adequate food supply is necessary, when food is abundant the entitlement to food is limited by endowments, the ability to trade, and potential transfers. This volume considers trends in economic growth, agricultural productivity growth, income and other policies that shape food security. more...