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  • Disaster Management and Private Sectorsby Takako Izumi; Rajib Shaw

    Springer Japan 2015; US$ 129.00

    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...

  • Green Cultureby Kevin Wehr

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 104.00

    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

    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...

  • Becoming Native to This Placeby Wes Jackson

    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...

  • Methoden einer Soziologie der Praxisby Franka Schäfer; Anna Daniel; Frank Hillebrandt

    transcript 2015; US$ 25.76

    Obwohl der Empirie in praxisanalytischen Forschungszugängen ein zentraler Stellenwert beigemessen wird, ist die Methodendiskussion in der Soziologie der Praxis bisher zu kurz gekommen. Zwar herrscht Konsens darüber, dass mit einer am Begriff der Praxis ausgerichteten Erkenntnisweise eine Hinwendung zu sich vollziehenden Praktiken einhergeht, aber Antworten... more...

  • The Sustainability of Renewable Energy in Europeby Simona Bigerna; Carlo Andrea Bollino; Silvia Micheli

    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...

  • Smart Bioenergyby Daniela Thrän

    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...

  • Exploring Sustainable Behavior Structure in Higher Educationby Margarita Juárez-Nájera

    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...

  • Psychology for Sustainabilityby Britain A. Scott; Elise L. Amel; Susan M. Koger; Christie M. Manning

    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...