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  • 2030 The Coming Tumultby Richard Mosey

    Algora Publishing 2009; US$ 29.95

    The short-term benefits of unlimited growth are driving the American economic and social model right off a cliff. The author shows how corporations drown out scientists and global elites prosper during economic collapse. He explores the role of monotheistic religions in abetting population growth and downplaying human agency in the current unprecedented... more...

  • Comparative Perspectives on Environmental Policies and Issuesby Robert A. Dibie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Comparative Perspectives on Environmental Policies and Issues presents tools and concepts about environmental policies in several developed and developing countries. It explores a broad survey of ecological modernization theory, ecological feminism theory, environmental justice theory, the concept of sustainability, and research on environmental... more...

  • Global Environmental Changeby R. E. Hester; R. M. Harrison; John T. Houghton

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2002; US$ 56.00

    Few people today are unaware of the far-reaching effects of global environmental change, and it is now generally accepted that human activities are the root cause of the changes in climate. Global Environmental Change provides a balanced overview of the problems associated with global warming. Commencing with a chapter on the evidence for global warming... more...

  • Laboratory Earthby Steven H. Schneider

    Basic Books 2014; US$ 12.50

    World-renowned scientist and author Stephen H. Schneider depicts the next one hundred years as a potentially perilous period for climate and life—unless we citizens of Earth first recognize and then work to control the unintended global scale experiment we are foisting on ourselves and all other life on “Laboratory Earth.? The “lab? is not built of... more...

  • Rethinking Environmental Historyby Alf Hornborg; J. R. McNeill; Joan Martinez-Alier

    AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 47.99

    This exciting new reader in environmental history provides a framework for understanding the relations between ecosystems and world-systems over time. Alf Hornborg, J. R. McNeill, and Joan Martinez-Alier have brought together a group of the foremost writers from the social, historical, and geographical sciences to provide an overview of the ecological... more...

  • The Transition Timelineby Shaun Chamberlain

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2009; US$ 15.74

    The Transition Timeline lightens the fear of our uncertain future, providing a map of what we are facing and the different pathways available to us. It describes four possible scenarios for the UK and world over the next twenty years, ranging from Denial, in which we reap the consequences of failing to acknowledge and respond to our environmental challenges,... more...

  • A World in Transitionby Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2014; US$ 1.88

    What reforms must governments initiate in order to ensure the sustainability of their societies? What examples of success can we identify by systematically comparing countries around the world? And who will shape the political and economic future in the 21st century? This E-Book Reader is a supplement to the upcoming edition (June 2014) of our Germanlanguage... more...

  • Adapting African Agriculture to Climate Changeby Walter Leal Filho; Anthony O. Esilaba; Karuturi P.C. Rao; Gummadi Sridhar

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book summarizes the evidence from different African countries about the local impacts of climate change, and how farmers are coping with current climate risks. The different contributors show how agricultural systems in developing countries are affected by climate changes and how communities prepare and adapt to these changes. more...

  • The Anthropocene and the Global Environmental Crisisby Clive Hamilton; François Gemenne; Christophe Bonneuil

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    The Anthropocene, in which humankind has become a geological force, is a major scientific proposal; but it also means that the conceptions of the natural and social worlds on which sociology, political science, history, law, economics and philosophy rest are called into question. The Anthropocene and the Global Environmental Crisis captures some... more...

  • Arsenic Pollutionby Peter Ravenscroft; Hugh Brammer; Keith Richards

    Wiley 2011; US$ 69.95

    Arsenic Pollution summarizes the most current research on the distribution and causes of arsenic pollution, its impact on health and agriculture, and solutions by way of water supply, treatment, and water resource management. Provides the first global and interdisciplinary account of arsenic pollution occurrences Integrates geochemistry,... more...