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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...

  • 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...

  • 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... more...

  • Glaciers of the Karakoram Himalayaby Kenneth Hewitt

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    The Karakoram contains the greatest concentration of glaciers and most of the largest ice masses outside high latitudes. They comprise major stores and sources of fresh water in an otherwise extreme, continental, dry region. As many as 200 million people living downstream, in the valleys of the Indus and Yarkand Rivers, depend on melt waters from snow... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    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...

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

    AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 43.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • Earth System Science in the Anthropoceneby Eckart Ehlers; Thomas Krafft

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 209.00

    Aims to provide an in-depth perspective on special topics in Global Environmental Change in relation to Human Security. This book gives an overview on the Joint Projects of the four International Global Change Programmes and on research efforts in Germany. more...

  • Global Change and the Earth Systemby W. Steffen; A. Sanderson; P. Tyson

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 269.00

    Describes what is known about the Earth System and the impact of changes caused by humans. This book considers the consequences of these changes with respect to the stability of the Earth System and the well-being of humankind; as well as exploring future paths towards Earth System science in support of global sustainability. more...