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- Counterpoint 2015; US$ 14.99
In six compelling essays, Wes Jackson lays the foundation for a new farming economy grounded in nature's principles and located in dying small towns and rural communities. Exploding the tenets of industrial agriculture, Jackson seeks to integrate food production with nature in a way that sustains both. His writing is anchored in his work with The... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 99.99
This book demonstrates that the much-needed global shift in energy production and use must happen at a territorial level in order to be truly successful and sustainable. This book enables regional implementation efforts by connecting broad EU environmental policies with plans for action at the territorial level, analysing efficient resource allocation... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00
Biomass is a vital source of renewable energy, because it offers a wide range of established and potential methods for energy generation. It is also an important facet of the progression toward a sustainable energy future. The need for further development in the provision of bioenergy is underlined by challenges affecting the biomass resource base,... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 99.00
This book presents a social-psychology model delineating the factors that may influence in an altruistic manner sustainable behaviour (SB) of students, faculty and administrators in four higher education institutions (HEI) with very different economic and social characteristics. It presents the areas where these individuals work (education and community... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 69.95
Psychology for Sustainability, 4th Edition -- known as Psychology of Environmental Problems: Psychology for Sustainability †in its previous edition --†applies psychological theory and research to so-called "environmental" problems, which actually result from human behavior that degrades natural systems . This upbeat, user-friendly edition... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 29.99
Das Buch behandelt die Energie als Mittel zur Entropieerzeugung, welche die Voraussetzung fŁr alle auf der Erde ablaufenden Prozesse ist. Die verfŁgbaren Energietršger werden unterschieden in erneuerbar und nichterneuerbar. FŁr letztere wird ihre Reichweite mithilfe mathematischer Modelle berechnet, wobei die Entwicklung der BevŲlkerungszahlen und... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99
This work responds to the increasing global need of measuring and analyzing impacts, vulnerabilities and coping capacity of countries, regions and communities regarding climate change, extreme weather conditions, natural disasters and institutional constraints. The case of Mexico, analyzed in this work, provides lessons for further developing countries... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 229.00
This book provides insights on a broad spectrum of renewable and sustainable energy technologies from the world?s leading experts.† It highlights the latest achievements in policy, research and applications, keeping readers up-to-date on progress in this rapidly advancing field. Detailed studies of technological breakthroughs and optimizations are... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2015; US$ 229.00
This double-volume work focuses on socio-demographics and the use of such data to support strategic resource management and planning initiatives. Papers go beyond explanations of methods, technique and traditional applications to explore new intersections in the dynamic relationship between the utilization and management of resources, and urban development.... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2015; US$ 159.00
In recent years, especially with the approach of the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris in late 2015, the number of publications, conferences and meetings on climate change has been growing exponentially. Yet uncertainties remain concerning rural tropical areas where... more...