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  • Forging Environmentalism: Justice, Livelihood, and Contested Environmentsby Joanne R Bauer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Drawing on an unusually rich empirical base, this timely and compelling book examines how environmental values are constructed and legitimized within the policy process. It trains the spotlight on four environmentally significant countries - China, Japan, India, and the United States - representing a wide diversity of cultural, social, economic, and... more...

  • Forschungsfeld Gastronomieby Klaus Fritz; Daniela Wagner

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 27.44

    Im vorliegenden Buch wird das noch junge Forschungsfeld Gastronomie beleuchtet. Eingangs wird das Forschungsfeld eingegrenzt und definiert. Darauf aufbauend werden innovative Forschungsprojekte im Bereich Gastronomie vorgestellt. So werden beispielsweise die kulinarischen Grundeinstellungen von Gästen der Wiener Gastronomie analysiert oder die Umsetzung... more...

  • Die gesetzliche Basis und Förderinstrumente der Energiewendeby Jörg Scheffler

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 4.56

    ?Jörg Scheffler stellt die wesentlichen, vor allem technischen Inhalte des Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes und des Kraft-Wärme-Kopplungsgesetzes vor, die Schwerpunkte der gesetzlichen Basis der Energiewende sind. Im Vordergrund stehen dabei neben den Kosten und deren Umlage auch Aspekte der Netzanbindung und des Netzbetriebs. Der Autor bietet damit einen... more...

  • Food Waste and Sustainable Food Waste Management in the Baltic Sea Regionby Walter Leal Filho; Marina Kovaleva

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 94.71

    This work presents the findings of an extensive study on the state-of-the-art regarding the problem of food waste in Belarus, Estonia, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Sweden. The results show that the problem of food waste can be found at different levels in each country and that our knowledge of it is limited by the current lack of studies... more...

  • Sustainable Indoor Lightingby Paola Sansoni; Luca Mercatelli; Alessandro Farini

    Springer London 2014; US$ 76.20

    Encompassing a thorough survey of the lighting techniques applied to internal illumination characterized by high efficiency, optimized color and architectural integration, a consolidated summary of the latest scientific, technical and architectural research is presented in order to give the reader an overview of the different themes with their interactions... more...

  • Disaster Management and Private Sectorsby Takako Izumi; Rajib Shaw

    Springer Japan 2015; US$ 94.71

    This book draws upon case studies and practices of different types of DRR involvement by the private sector from all over the world. The book comprises two parts, Part I: Overview and Regional Cases; and Part II: Country Cases. The regional cases include those from Africa, Asia, Europe, and Central America, and the country cases include ones from... more...

  • Thinking About the Environment: Readings on Politics, Property and the Physical Worldby Matthew Alan Cahn; Rory O'Brien

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Underlying current controversies about environmental regulation are shared concerns, divided interests and different ways of thinking about the earth and our proper relationship to it. This book brings together writings on nature and environment that illuminate thought and action in this realm. more...

  • Green Cultureby Kevin Wehr

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 104.00 US$ 88.40

    Green Culture: An A-to-Z Guide explores the on-going paradigm shift in culture and lifestyles toward promoting a sustainable environment. After years of discussion about the environment dating back to the 1960s counter-culture, the recent explosion of green initiatives has induced the general public to embrace all things green, from recycling in... more...

  • Green Issues and Debatesby Howard S. Schiffman

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 104.00 US$ 88.40

    Green Issues and Debates explores the multitude of threats to sustainable life on earth and the myriad of controversies surrounding potential solutions. The grayer shades of green are deeply examined, including such heady questions as: Is ethanol production from corn a recipe for famine? Does offshore drilling pose more of a risk to the environment... more...

  • Green Living For Dummies, Mini Editionby Yvonne Jeffery; Michael Grosvenor; Liz Barclay

    Wiley 2010; US$ 0.99 US$ 0.79

    Minimize your impact on the world and enjoy a green lifestyle Whether you want to repair, restore, or reuse, this practical guide is packed with realistic ways to help the environment and create a better home for you and your loved ones ? from reducing energy use and waste to scaling back reliance on your car to making a difference in your diet.... more...