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  • Sustainability Ethics and Sustainability Researchby Christian U. Becker

    Springer 2011; US$ 129.00

    The book identifies the specific ethical aspects of sustainability and develops ethical tools to analyze them. It also provides a methodological framework to integrate ethical and scientific analyses of sustainability issues, and explores the notion of a new type of self-reflective inter- and transdisciplinary sustainability research. With this, the... more...

  • Regimes in Southeast Asiaby Henriette Litta

    Springer 2011; US$ 59.95

    In the context of massive environmental problems in Southeast Asia, the countries in the region have decided -- at least in some instances -- to create regimes to solve these problems jointly. This empirical observation is surprising, given the Southeast Asian countries' general reluctance to regional cooperation, the governance and budgetary constraints... more...

  • Environmental Risk Managementby Paul Pritchard

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 141.95

    This timely publication considers recent developments in environmental risk management as they relate to commercial organizations, including risk transfer through insurance. It starts by looking at characterization of risks based on the hazard-pathway-receptor principles, emphasizing the importance of site specific factors. Environmental risks are... more...

  • "Unsere Erde gibt es nur einmal".by Henning Kaul; Hans Zehetmair

    Duncker & Humblot 2009; US$ 16.99

    Hauptbeschreibung Das erste Umweltministerium in Europa entstand im Jahr 1970 in Bayern. Der damalige Ministerpräsident Dr. Alfons Goppel reagierte damit auf "die Bedrohungen unserer Lebensgrundlagen durch die zunehmende Technisierung der Welt und den unkontrollierten Egoismus des Einzelnen" und wollte fortan die Lebensgrundlagen für künftige Generationen... 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...

  • When the Bough Breaks...by Laura Thomas; Lloyd Timberlake

    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...