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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Renewable Energy in the Service of Mankind Vol Iby Ali Sayigh

    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...

  • Climate Change and Agriculture Worldwideby Emmanuel Torquebiau

    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...

  • Ionic Liquids for Better Separation Processesby Héctor Rodríguez

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book discusses capital separation processes of industrial interest and explores the potential for substantial improvement offered by a promising class of substances: ionic liquids. These low melting point salts, with their unique characteristics, have been gaining relevance in the field of separation through a variety of approaches. The chapters... more...

  • The Contribution of Social Sciences to Sustainable Development at Universitiesby Walter Leal Filho; Michaela Zint

    Springer International Publishing 2016; Not Available

    This volume is the first of its kind to presentcontemporary, state-of-the-art examples of how social science theories, models,and findings can advance all aspects of campus sustainability, an area that hasso far been largely neglected. The individual chapters reflect the broaddiversity of research on sustainable campus development conducted within... more...

  • Natural Fibres: Advances in Science and Technology Towards Industrial Applicationsby Raul Fangueiro; Sohel Rana

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 199.00

    This book collects selected high quality articles submitted to the 2nd International Conference on Natural Fibers (ICNF2015). A wide range of topics is covered related to various aspects of natural fibres such as agriculture, extraction and processing, surface modification and functionalization, advanced structures, nano fibres, composites and nanocomposites,... more...