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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 71.95
The new edition of this popular student text offers an engaging introduction to environmental study. It covers the entire breadth of the environmental sciences, providing concise, non-technical explanations of physical processes and systems and the effects of human activities. In this second edition the scientific background to major environmental... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 46.95
Can we do what we want with other species? How do conflicting international interests affect global issues? What do we owe the next generation? Just Environments investigates these questions and the ethics which lie at their core. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 21.95
THE LANGUAGE OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AT YOUR FINGERTIPS Derived from the world-renowned McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, Sixth Edition, this vital reference offers a wealth of essential information in a portable, convenient, quick-find format. Whether you're a professional, a student, a writer, or a general... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 69.99
Ein wichtiges Ziel kologischer Modernisierung ist die Verbindung umweltfreundlichen Wirtschaftens mit einer Verbesserung der Wettbewerbsfhigkeit. Zentrale Instrumente in diesem Kontext sind Standards fr Umweltmanagementsysteme, wie beispielsweise das EG-ko-Audit (EMAS). Whrend das Kosten-Nutzen-Verhltnis von EMAS bereits erforscht wurde, sind die Innovations-... more...
- SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 66.00
This authoritative book brings together the sociologies of globalization and the environment in one volume. Steven Yearley argues that environmental issues have received scant attention in the general debate on globalization even though environmentalists have been very successful in capturing the language and imagery of the globe. more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 139.00
The role of environmental analysis in economic policy making has remained largely limited despite vast literature on environmental economics and governance. An effective integration of economic and environmental sciences with pragmatic design of institutions and policies is still urgently needed for practical use. This book offers a policy framework... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 189.00
Human societies face a threatening future of resource scarcity and environmental damages. This book addresses the challenge of turning these risks into opportunities and policies. It is a collection of high level contributions from experts of sustainable growth and sustainable resource management. Focussing on economics, sustainability, technology... more...
- Trinity University Press 2011; US$ 12.99
There are many books on the environment, but Wisdom for a Livable Planet stands out by using inspirational stories of successful activists to explore major environmental issues and offer proven solutions. This passionate, nonpartisan book makes the case that the environment is ? or should be ? beyond politics. Each story here ? 8 in all ? provides... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2013; US$ 9.99
A powerful investigation into the chances for humanity's future from the author of the bestseller The World Without Us . In his bestselling book The World Without Us , Alan Weisman considered how the Earth could heal and even refill empty niches if relieved of humanity's constant pressures. Behind that groundbreaking thought experiment was his... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
This book shows that the problem of climate adaptation, which is described in social planning terms as ?wicked,? is at odds with the contemporary practice of spatial planning. The author proposes a new adjusted framework which is more adaptable to unpredictable, wicked, dynamic and non-linear processes. The inspiration for this new method is the behaviour... more...