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- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 159.00
Sustainable Production Consumption Systems brings together a set of designed case studies intended to provide a more in-depth understanding of challenges and opportunities in bringing knowledge and actions closer together for the sustainable management of specific production and consumption systems. The case study approach enabled researchers to engage... more...
- Springer London 2012; US$ 159.00
In the context of growing evidence that switchgrass is one of the most promising biomass crops for energy production and thus for a ?biophilic? economy, this comprehensive guide covers their social benefits as well as relevant agronomy and marketing. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00
This unique collection of multidisciplinary contributions by international experts analyzes the characteristics of, and challenges to, the Mekong delta in Vietnam?home to 17m people and facing threats such as rising sea levels, salination and overextraction. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00
Assessing the status of education for sustainable development (ESD) in formal education in Canada and the United States, this book is a collection of essays by academics and providers of ESD at different levels of the formal education community. more...
- Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; US$ 21.95
In the 2012 edition of its flagship report, Worldwatch celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the 1992 Earth Summit with a far-reaching analysis of progress toward building sustainable economies. Written in clear language with easy-to-read charts, State of the World 2012 offers a new perspective on what changes and policies will be necessary to... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 69.99
Die Klimabewegung ist eine erst vor wenigen Jahren entstandene soziale Bewegung. Zu ihren Mitgliedern zählen Nichtregierungsorganisationen (NGOs), Netzwerke, Aktivisten und andere Akteure. Sie engagieren sich auf lokaler, nationaler und internationaler Ebene gegen die gesellschaftlichen Ursachen des Klimawandels und für die gerechte Eindämmung seiner... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 349.00
Over half of the global population now lives in cities. This ongoing urbanisation is making it increasingly important to adequately manage urban systems and preserve urban environments. This book is the outcome of the 11th Urban Environment Symposium (UES) held on 16-19 September 2012 in Karlsruhe, Germany. The UES aims at providing a forum on the... more...
- Springer Japan 2013; US$ 179.00
This book draws key lessons from several recent disaster situations, and analyzes them with the framework of Governance Education and Technology. Provides a framework for disaster recovery which incorporates lessons from many different contexts. more...
- Springer London 2012; US$ 279.00
This exploration of the technical progress of wind energy conversion systems also examines potential future trends and includes recently developed systems such as those for multi-converter operation of variable-speed wind generators and lightning protection. more...
- Springer London 2012; US$ 209.00
This book addresses the problems of integrating waste-to-energy (WTE) in developing countries and countries in transition, where waste management infrastructure and awareness can be lacking, and where scepticism is among a unique and complex set of barriers. more...