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- Manchester University Press 2004; US$ 74.95
This is about policies and strategies for ecologically rational governance and uses the Swedish case study to ask whether it is possible to move form a traditional environmental policy to a broad, integrated pursuit of sustainable development, as illustra more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 159.00
Selected papers from the International Conference "Global Environmental Change: Challenges for Science and Society in South-Eastern Europe" held 19-21 May 2008 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Covers changes in climate, land use, carbon and water cycles, air quality, etc. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00
Community action is a vital strategy in the fight against climate change and has increasingly informed government policy, academic inquiry and grassroots action over the last decade. This timely and engaging volume explores both the promise of community-based action in tackling climate change and some of its limitations. On the one hand, community-based... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 279.00
This book covers a round-up of environmental changes in Siberia with a focus on the terrestrial biosphere but also discussing climate and atmosphere and the hydrological cycle. It concludes with a discussion of information system approaches that are being developed to safeguard and make accessible spatial and temporal data for environmental studies.... more...
- World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 19.99
How much is a cleaner environment worth? For policy makers, that question goes largely unanswered. It's not that the environment is seen as unimportant. It's simply much easier to compare the costs and benefits of tangible projects such as airports and electrical grids, than it is to weigh the merits of a landfill cleanup. Over the past decades,... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 379.00
This policy-focused, global and multidisciplinary security handbook on "Facing Global Environmental Change" addresses new security threats of the 21st century posed by climate change, desertification, water stress, population growth and urbanization. These security dangers and concerns lead to migration, crises and conflicts. They are on... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 8.99
Lauded by some, despised by others, Mike Roselle is one of the most controversial figures in the crusade to protect the environment. Mike has succeeded in stopping a lumber project by spiking trees, struggled with death threats and the car bombing of fellow activist Judi Bari, endured countless days in jail, infiltrated the Nevada Test Site to delay... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 89.95
Written by one of the most distinguished and best-known ecologists, this book deals with the ecology of planet earth, focusing on its ecological components, the biosphere, and one of the most important environmental issues facing us today ? climate change. It is based on content from the well-respected Encyclopedia of Ecology (published in 2008),... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 16.99
A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction of 2011 title A bold, far-reaching look at how our actions will decide the planet?s future for millennia to come. Imagine a planet where North American and Eurasian navies are squaring off over shipping lanes through an acidified, ice-free Arctic. Centuries later, their northern descendants retreat southward... more...