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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
How can action research further new research orientations towards sustainability? This book, empirically situated in the field of upstream public engagement, involving local residents, researchers and practitioners in bottom-up processes deliberating on urban sustainability, answers this question by analysing processes of social learning. Through analyses... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 27.95
If you had a 10 percent chance of having a fatal car accident, you'd take necessary precautions. If your finances had a 10 percent chance of suffering a severe loss, you'd reevaluate your assets. So if we know the world is warming and there's a 10 percent chance this might eventually lead to a catastrophe beyond anything we could imagine, why aren't... more...
- Profile Books 2015; US$ 10.65
From the peat bogs and woodlands that help to secure our water supply, to the bees and soils that produce most of the food we eat, Britain is rich in 'natural capital'. Yet we take supplies of clean water and secure food for granted, rarely considering the free work nature does for Britain. In fact for years we have damaged the systems that sustain... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2015; US$ 47.75
Empirische Erhebungen belegen, dass derzeit in der betrieblichen Umweltschutzpraxis - jenseits einiger eigengefertigter Auswertungsprogramme - ein IT-Einsatz in einem nennenswerten Umfang nicht stattfindet. Ein wesentlicher Grund besteht darin, dass einschlägige, am Markt angebotene Softwareprodukte, weitgehend unbekannt sind. Diese Publikation stellt... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 0.00
This book is a concise and authoritative reference work and dictionary in the field of corporate social responsibility, sustainability, business ethics and corporate governance. It provides reliable definitions to more than 600 terms and concepts for researchers and professionals alike. By its definitions the dictionary helps users to understand the... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 19.95
We humans live by stories, says David Korten, and the stories that now govern our society set us on a path to certain self-destruction. In this profound new book, Korten shares the results of his search for a story that reflects the fullness of human knowledge and understanding and provides a guide to action adequate to the needs of our time. Korten... more...
The Empirical Validation of House Energy Rating (HER) Software for Lightweight Housing in Cool Temperate ClimatesSpringer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00
This book reports on the first empirical validation of ?AccuRate,? Australia?s national benchmark software tool for house energy ratings. The validation was conducted by the University of Tasmania in collaboration with Forest and Wood Products Australia, the Australian Government, the CSIRO and industry partners. The study presented here describes... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00
Chinas environmental problems increasingly attract global attention, yet critics often overlook the sizable efforts of the Chinese people and government to change attitudes and behavior, in order to improve environmental outcomes. This much-needed book provides a comprehensive introduction to environmental education in China. After consideration... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 59.95
As concerns about human treatment of the environment and animals have increased over the years, so have decentralized and extremist groups related to these causes. Environmental and Animal Rights Extremism, Terrorism, and National Security analyzes the international development of radical movements relating to environmental concerns and animal rights... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00
This book provides new insights on the study of global environmental changes using the ecoinformatics tools and the adaptive-evolutionary technology of geoinformation monitoring. The main advantage of this book is that it gathers and presents extensive interdisciplinary expertise in the parameterization of global biogeochemical cycles and other environmental... more...