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- Profile Books 2011; US$ 13.31
The New North is a book that turns the world literally upside down. Analysing four key 'megatrends' - population growth and migration, natural resource demand, climate change and globalisation - UCLA professor Larry Smith projects a world that by mid-century will have shifted its political and economic axes radically to the north. The beneficiaries... more...
- 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...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 35.00
With almost seven billion people occupying Earth, many believe that the world is on the brink of an environmental crisis and catastrophic shortfall of natural resources. As the population continues to swell, scientists and governments all over the world are grappling with questions and concerns. Environment and Natural Resources addresses the problems... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 6.79
When the 44th President of the United States is elected, he will face urgent crises on three major fronts: the American economy, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the growing threat to the world environment caused by climate change. This short, powerful book shows the way forward: a clear action plan for the new President's first 100 days, that... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 80.95 US$ 70.16
Global climate change challenges ecologists to synthesize what we know to solve a problem with deep historical roots in our discipline. In ecology, the question, “How do terrestrial ecosystems interact with the other earth systems to produce planetary change?” has sufficient depth to be the focal challenge. This central question... more...
- United Nations University Press 2009; US$ 36.00
The State of the Environment in Asia 2006/2007 is the fourth in a series of publications on Asias environmental landscape. Originally published in Japanese as Ajia Kankyo Hakusho 2006/2007, this English-translated edition serves as an indispensible source of information on the Asian environment and offers pertinent commentaries on such wide-ranging... more...
- AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 48.99
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...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2009; US$ 20.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
TO ACCOMPANY A MAJOR ITV DOCUMENTARY We are poisoning our planet and destroying the lives of our children. In the west arguments rage over how much nuclear radiation and toxic dumping is safe, while children continue to breath filthy air and eat food full of pesticides. In the third World, over four million children die each year from drinking unclean... more...
- 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...