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Environmentalism. Green movement

  • Corporate Sustainability in International Comparisonby Stefan Schaltegger; Sarah Elena Windolph; Dorli Harms; Jacob Hörisch

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Although every country is distinguished by its history, culture and language as well as its unique economic, environmental and social conditions, it can be expected that international operating companies will exhibit common patterns since sustainability challenges do not stop at national borders.Building on original data based on results of the International... more...

  • Off the Gridby Phillip Vannini; Jonathan Taggart

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Off-grid isn?t a state of mind. It isn?t about someone being out of touch, about a place that is hard to get to, or about a weekend spent offline. Off-grid is the property of a building (generally a home but sometimes even a whole town) that is disconnected from the electricity and the natural gas grid. To live off-grid, therefore, means having to... more...

  • Climate Changeby Philippe de Larminat

    Wiley 2014; US$ 75.00

    Under certain scenarios on the subject of CO2 emissions, by the end of the century the atmospheric concentration could triple its pre-industrial level. The very large numerical models intended to anticipate the corresponding climate evolutions are designed and quantified from the laws of physics. However, little is generally known about these: genesis... more...

  • Basic and Applied Aspects of Biopesticidesby K. Sahayaraj

    Springer 2014; US$ 209.00

    Currently, the major challenge of humanity is focused on population growth through agricultural production in order to meet the demand for food. The food crunch is mainly due to pest and disease. Traditional methods, synthetic insecticides and microbicides cause health hazards to human beings, domestic animals and also affect our immediate environments.... more...

  • Logistics Operations, Supply Chain Management and Sustainabilityby Paulina Golinska

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    The aim of this book is to present qualitative and qualitative aspects of logistics operations and supply chain management which help to implement the sustainable policy principles in the companies and public sector?s institutions. Authors in individual chapters address the issues related to reverse network configuration, forward and reverse supply... more...

  • Environmental Security and Genderby Nicole Detraz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Over the past 20 years scholars, policymakers, and the media have increasingly recognized the links between both traditional and non-traditional security issues and the changing condition of the global environment. Concepts such as 'environmental security' and 'resource conflict' have been used to hint at these significant linkages. While there has... more...

  • Sustainability: The Basicsby Peter Jacques

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95

    Sustainability is concerned with the issues around the ongoing and mutual preservation of both society and the environment. It is a widely used term and supposed goal for many governments but it is also easily misunderstood. Sustainability: The Basics offers an accessible and interdisciplinary introduction to the concept, and discusses key questions... more...

  • A Greener Tomorrowby Nicole McDonald; South Africans

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2014; US$ 2.92

    Going green all at once is too much for almost anyone to achieve. Instead, try to make just one change, or add one new sustainable habit, each week. After one year you will be amazed at how much you have accomplished. In the pages of this book A Greener Tomorrow you will find over 150 bite-sized chunks of greening advice, from well-known people,... more...

  • Anzeige- und Erlaubnisverordnungby Olaf Kropp

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2014; US$ 50.10

    Seit dem 1. Juni 2014 regelt die Anzeige- und Erlaubnisverordnung (AbfAEV) die Einzelheiten der Anzeige- und Erlaubnispflicht für Sammler, Beförderer, Händler und Makler von Abfällen. Aufgrund ihres Zusammenspiels mit den gesetzlichen Vorgaben und der vielfach verwendeten unbestimmten Rechtsbegriffe sind diese Regelungen jedoch oft nicht eindeutig.... more...

  • Essential Oils as Reagents in Green Chemistryby Ying Li; Anne-Sylvie Fabiano-Tixier; Farid Chemat

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    This brief provides a valuable reference for the contribution of essential oils in the green chemistry, mainly in terms of their characteristics corresponding to their compositions, the development of their extraction technologies including both conventional and green process (e.g. microwave, ultrasound), and their sustainable applications as antioxidants,... more...