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Environmentalism. Green movement

  • Umweltpolitische Mündigkeit: Kompetenzorientierte Effekte umweltbildender Maßnahmenby Bianca Adami

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 39.48

    Hauptbeschreibung Umweltpolitische Bildung zielt darauf ab, Schüler zu umweltverantwortlichem Handeln zu motivieren und zu befähigen. Fachkompetenz, Bewusstseinsausprägung, Urteilsfähigkeit und Handlungsorientierung werden in diesem Zusammenhang durch Kommunikations- und Bildungsprozesse entwickelt. Der damit verbundene Lernprozess vollzieht sich... more...

  • Unintended Consequences of Renewable Energyby Otto Andersen

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Energy technologies in the future will need to be based on renewable sources of energy and will, ultimately, need to be sustainable. This book provides insight into unintended, negative impacts and how they can be avoided. In order to steer away from the pitfalls and unintended effects, it is essential that the necessary knowledge is available to the... more...

  • Greener than Thouby Terry L. Anderson; Laura E. Huggins

    Hoover Institution Press 2008; US$ 14.99

    In a powerful argument for free market environmentalism, Terry Anderson and Laura Huggins break down liberal and conservative stereotypes of what it means to be an environmentalist. They show that, by forming local coalitions around market principles, stereotypes are replaced by pragmatic solutions that improve environmental quality without necessarily... more...

  • Eco-facts and Eco-fictionby William H. Baarschers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 79.95

    Ozone-friendly, recyclable, zero-waste, elimination of toxic chemicals - such environmental ideals are believed to offer solutions to the environmental crisis. Where do these ideals come from? Is the environmental debate communicating the right problems? Eco-Facts and Eco-Fiction examines serious errors in perceptions about human and environmental... more...

  • Managing Geo-Based Challengesby Serwan M. J. Baban

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book?provides sound conceptual understanding of the current approach to management and decision making regarding geo-based challenges in developing countries that tend to suffer from information poverty and subjectivity and are reactive. The book also provides the necessary technical tools to energize research thinking and develop locally driven... more...

  • Rethinking Green Politicsby John Barry

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 57.00

    Rethinking Green Politics offers a wide-ranging and critical analysis of the theoretical framework that underpins the values, principles and concerns of contemporary green politics. John Barry challenges the ecocentric and anarchistic traits of much green political ideology; proposes that we rethink green politics by refocusing attention away... more...

  • Coping with Demographic Change in the Alpine Regionsby Thomas Bausch; Madeleine Koch; Alexander Veser

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Europe?s population is ageing and decreasing. Demographic change is making not only regional and territorial adaptation necessary, but also new region-specific spatial planning and regional development. This publication focusses on demographic change and its implications for the economy and social systems in the Alpine areas, which differ widely from... more...

  • Through Green-Colored Glassesby Wilfred Beckerman

    Cato Institute 1996; US$ 1.99

    A former member of the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution reveals the flaws in alarmist environmental movement arguments. more...

  • Living Like Edby Ed Jr Begley

    Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 18.00

    FROM THE PIONEER OF ECO-CONSCIOUS LIVING A committed environmentalist for more than thirty years, Ed Begley, Jr., has always tried to ?live simply so others may simply live.? Now, as more and more of us are looking for ways to reduce our impact on the planet and live a better, greener life, Ed shares his experiences on what works, what doesn't?and... more...

  • Sustainable Food Security in the Era of Local and Global Environmental Changeby Mohamed Behnassi; Olaf Pollmann; Gabrielle Kissinger

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This volume discusses a broad range of vital issues encompassing the production and consumption of food in the current period of climate change. All of these add up to looming, momentous challenges to food security, especially for people in regions where malnutrition and famine have been the norm during numerous decades. Furthermore, threats to food... more...