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  • Nachhaltige Ökonomieby Carsten Müller

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2015; US$ 840.00

    Das Buch bietet eine systematische Übersicht zum aktuellen Nachhaltigkeitsdiskurs sowie zu den Nachhaltigkeitszielen, -strategien und Institutionen auf internationaler, europäischer und nationaler Ebene. Ausgehend von den politisch determinierten Zielen und Indikatoren zur nachhaltigen Entwicklung analysiert der Autor die Kongruenz der verschiedenen... more...

  • Résister à la récessionby Johnston Birchall

    International Labour Office 2013; US$ 30.00

    Ce rapport vient opportunément apporter sa contribution au débat mondial sur les alternatives envisageables pour promouvoir les objectifs du développement durable au lendemain de la crise économique mondiale. Il montre que la prospérité des coopératives financières pendant la crise financière mondiale pourrait... 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...

  • Écologie, la fin des illusionsby Christian Gerondeau

    Editions Toucan 2012; Not Available

    « Les générations futures se demanderont avec étonnement pourquoi, au début du XXIe siècle, le monde développé a littéralement paniqué devant une augmentation globale de la température de quelques dixièmes de degré, et, sur la base d?exagérations grossières de modèles informatiques incertains, s?est engagé sur la voie d?un recul de l?âge industriel »... more...

  • OECD Green Growth Studies Material Resources, Productivity and the Environmentby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    Improving resource productivity and ensuring a sustainable resource and materials management building on the principle of the 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle) is a central element of green growth policies. It helps to improve the environment, by reducing the amount of resources that the economy requires and diminishing the associated environmental impacts,... more...

  • Green Finance and Investment Mapping Channels to Mobilise Institutional Investment in Sustainable Energyby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 42.00

    What are the channels for investment in sustainable energy infrastructure by institutional investors (e.g. pension funds, insurance companies and sovereign wealth funds) and what factors influence investment decisions? What key policy levers and risk mitigants can governments use to facilitate these types of investments? What emerging channels (such... more...

  • Rethinking the Green Stateby Karin Bäckstrand; Annica Kronsell

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    This innovative book is one of the first to conduct a systematic comprehensive analysis of the ideals and practices of the evolving green state. It draws on elements of political theory, feminist theory, post-structuralism, governance and institutional theory to conceptualise the green state and advances thinking on how to understand its emergence... more...

  • Sustainability in Coffee Productionby Andrea Biswas-Tortajada; Asit K. Biswas

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Coffee, as a commodity and through its global value chains, is the focus of much interest to achieve fair trade and equitable outcomes for producers, processors and consumers. It has iconic cultural and economic significance for Colombia, which is one of the world's major coffee producers for the global market. This book examines sustainable coffee... more...

  • Resettlement Policy in Large Development Projectsby Ryo Fujikura; Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Hydropower generation by construction of large dams attracts considerable attention as a feasible renewable energy source to meet the power demand in Asian cities. However, large development projects cause involuntary resettlement. Of the world?s forty to eighty million resettlers, many resettlers have been unable to rebuild their livelihood after... more...

  • International Science and Technology Educationby Ortwin Renn; Nicole C. Karafyllis; Andreas Hohlt; Dorothea Taube

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is crucial for taking advantage of the prospects of new scientific discoveries initiating or promoting technological changes, and managing opportunities and risks associated with innovations. This book explores the emerging perspectives and methodologies of STEM education and its... more...