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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
Though scientists and environmentalists have long expressed concern over the rapid deterioration of the global environment, economists have largely failed to recognize the issue's relevance to their field. Salah El Serafy argues for an increased focus on the economic aspects of environmental degradation, calling for a fundamental shift in how economists... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 279.00
Focusing on both problems and solutions, this authoritative reference work maintains a healthy balance between science and the social sciences in its coverage of all aspects of the environment. The book is arranged alphabetically and is divided into three major sections: Ecology, Pollution, and Sustainability. The list of 240 contributors reads like... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2000; US$ 99.00
This book contains recent inaugural lectures by professors of environmental science and technology at Imperial College in London. They cover a variety of topics, ranging from the Earth's climate to pests and pesticides, illustrating the diverse and interdisciplinary nature of environmental problems.They are written by leading authorities in their... more...
- Onyoma Research Publications 2009; US$ 64.95
The Izon of the Niger Delta is a global history of the Izon, Ijo or Ijaw people from their homelands in the Niger Delta, through Nigeria, the West and Central African coastlands, and in the African diaspora into Europe, the America and the Caribbean. It is a preliminary study that raise questions and opens ground for further research. The book provides... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 49.95
Der Straßenverkehr des 21. Jahrhunderts steht vor schwerwiegenden Herausforderungen: Es gilt, Strategien zur Begrenzung der CO2-Emissionen sowie zum langfristigen Ersatz des endlichen Energieträgers Erdöl zu entwickeln. Im Hinblick auf eine nachhaltige Mobilität der Zukunft ruhen neben Effizienzsteigerungen bei den konventionellen... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
This volume offers an alternative vision for education and has been written for those who are passionate about teaching and learning, in schools, universities and in the community, and providingÂ people with the values, knowledge and skills needed to face complex social and environmental challenges. Working across boundaries the socio-ecological educator... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 77.00
Today, environmental security is a socially compelling issue. As a historian, the author shows that the connection between environment and security did not originate with the end of the Cold War. Rather, environmental concerns related to security policy were already evident in 1970. Then as now, international environmental problems that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
We have only one earth, and how we choose to live in it matters. This highly readable and challenging text sets out some important topical issues that tells us we are not making a very good job of it. From the tropical rainforests to the teeming cities of the developing world and the energy hungry nations of Europe and North America, One World for... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
Computational intelligence techniques have enjoyed growing interest in recent decades among the earth and environmental science research communities for their powerful ability to solve and understand various complex problems and develop novel approaches toward a sustainable earth. This book compiles a collection of recent developments and rigorous... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) has become the recognized instrument to assess the ecological burdens and human health impacts connected with the complete life cycle (creation, use, end-of-life) of products, processes and activities, enabling the assessor to model the entire system from which products are derived or in which processes and activities operate.... more...