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Environmentalism, green movement

  • Action Research for Sustainabilityby Jonas Egmose

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    How can action research further new research orientations towards sustainability? This book, empirically situated in the field of upstream public engagement, involving local residents, researchers and practitioners in bottom-up processes deliberating on urban sustainability, answers this question by analysing processes of social learning. Through analyses... more...

  • Environmental and Animal Rights Extremism, Terrorism, and National Securityby Elzbieta Posluszna

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 59.95

    As concerns about human treatment of the environment and animals have increased over the years, so have decentralized and extremist groups related to these causes. Environmental and Animal Rights Extremism, Terrorism, and National Security analyzes the international development of radical movements relating to environmental concerns and animal rights... more...

  • Disaster Risk Reduction Approaches in Pakistanby Atta-Ur- Rahman; Amir Nawaz Khan; Rajib Shaw

    Springer Japan 2015; US$ 0.00

    This book is a pioneering regional work and provides a balanced approach of theory and practice in disaster risk reduction (DRR) in Pakistan. The book analytically discusses the status of DRR and draws examples and lessons from national and community-level programs and projects and events in the country. The book covers different types of disasters... more...

  • The Symbolic Earthby James G. Cantrill; Christine L. Oravec

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    The core dilemma in environmental advocacy may be illustrated by the question, "When we communicate about the world, should we stress what we know or what we feel?" The contributors to The Symbolic Earth argue that it is more important to decide how we should talk about what we know and feel. In their view, the environment is larely a product of how... more...

  • Energie der Alpenby Oliver D. Doleski; Klaus Lorenz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 0.00

    Als einzigartiger Natur- und Kulturraum ist die Alpenregion von landschaftsverändernden Eingriffen der Energiewirtschaft besonders betroffen und daher lautet die Kernfrage des Autorenteams um Oliver D. Doleski und Klaus Lorenz, kann bzw. wie soll der Alpenraum perspektivisch zu einer europäischen Energiekonzeption beitragen, ohne den Lebensraum Alpen... more...

  • Sustainable Operations Managementby Andrea Chiarini

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 0.00

    This book presents innovative research on various aspects of sustainability in the field of operations management and illustrates the potential of sustainability thinking and practice to improve operations performance and thereby meet customer needs. Particular attention is devoted to corporate social responsibility and marketing strategy, knowledge... more...

  • The Business of Social and Environmental Innovationby Verena Bitzer; Ralph Hamann; Martin Hall; Eliada Wosu Griffin-EL

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 0.00

    In the face of limited progress toward meeting Millennium Development Goals or addressing climate change and resource degradation, increasing attention turns to harnessing the entrepreneurial, innovative, managerial and financial capacities of business for improved social and environmental outcomes. A more proactive role for business in sustainable... more...

  • Social Life Cycle Assessmentby Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

    Springer Singapore 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book details the primary concepts of Social Life Cycle Assessment (S-LCA), integration of social aspects in product life cycles, quantification of social impacts in S-LCA, impact categorization in S-LCA, methodological aspects of S-LCA, and detailed case studies. As the societal implications of producing a product are coming to take on a new... more...

  • Sustainable Indoor Lightingby Paola Sansoni; Luca Mercatelli; Alessandro Farini

    Springer London 2014; US$ 99.00

    Encompassing a thorough survey of the lighting techniques applied to internal illumination characterized by high efficiency, optimized color and architectural integration, a consolidated summary of the latest scientific, technical and architectural research is presented in order to give the reader an overview of the different themes with their interactions... more...

  • Improvement Measures of Urban Thermal Environmentby Hideki Takebayashi

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 54.99

    Maximizing readers? insights into urban and architectural environmental planning with consideration for the thermal environment, this work highlights how various urban heat-island strategies have been developed and their effectiveness in urban areas. Specific measures to combat the urban heat-island phenomenon, including improvement of surface cover,... more...