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  • Action Research for Sustainabilityby Jonas Egmose

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    How can action research further new research orientations towards sustainability? This book, empirically situated in the field of upstream public engagement, involving local residents, researchers and practitioners in bottom-up processes deliberating on urban sustainability, answers this question by analysing processes of social learning. Through analyses... more...

  • Handbuch Standardsoftware im betrieblichen Umweltschutzby Horst Junker; Andrea Meyer; Jessica Sangmeister

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2015; US$ 47.75

    Empirische Erhebungen belegen, dass derzeit in der betrieblichen Umweltschutzpraxis - jenseits einiger eigengefertigter Auswertungsprogramme - ein IT-Einsatz in einem nennenswerten Umfang nicht stattfindet. Ein wesentlicher Grund besteht darin, dass einschlägige, am Markt angebotene Softwareprodukte, weitgehend unbekannt sind. Diese Publikation stellt... more...

  • Environmental and Animal Rights Extremism, Terrorism, and National Securityby Elzbieta Posluszna

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 59.95

    As concerns about human treatment of the environment and animals have increased over the years, so have decentralized and extremist groups related to these causes. Environmental and Animal Rights Extremism, Terrorism, and National Security analyzes the international development of radical movements relating to environmental concerns and animal rights... more...

  • The Symbolic Earthby James G. Cantrill; Christine L. Oravec

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    The core dilemma in environmental advocacy may be illustrated by the question, "When we communicate about the world, should we stress what we know or what we feel?" The contributors to The Symbolic Earth argue that it is more important to decide how we should talk about what we know and feel. In their view, the environment is larely a product of how... more...

  • Environmental Law from the Policy Perspectiveby Chad J. McGuire

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 69.95

    Most books on environment law focus on the law first, and then look at how environmental problems are dealt with in relation to the law. Taking a fresh approach, Environmental Law from the Policy Perspective: Understanding How Legal Frameworks Influence Environmental Problem Solving examines environmental problems first, followed by an examination... more...

  • Production, Growth, and the Environmentby William L. Weber

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 139.95

    Written in a way that facilitates understanding of complex concepts, laws, and policy, Production, Growth, and the Environment: An Economic Approach explores how economic growth usually makes people better off, but also asks at what environmental cost? These costs are not often realized until after the fact, when their remediation is more expensive,... 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...

  • Process Simulation and Optimization in Sustainable Logistics and Manufacturingby Pawel Pawlewski; Allen Greenwood

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    The aim of this book is to present qualitative aspects of logistics operations and supply chain management which help to implement the sustainable policy principles in the companies and public sector?s?institutions. Authors in individual chapters?address the issues related to reverse network configuration, forward and reverse supply chain integration,... more...

  • Ecoculturesby Steffen Böhm; Zareen Pervez Bharucha; Jules Pretty

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    The world faces a ?perfect storm? of social and ecological stresses, including climate change, habitat loss, resource degradation and social, economic and cultural change. In order to cope with these, communities are struggling to transition to sustainable ways of living that improve well-being and increase resilience. This book demonstrates how communities... more...

  • Environmental Politics and Foreign Policy Decision Making in Latin Americaby Amy Below

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Although the Kyoto Protocol, an international agreement to address global climate change, has been regarded by many as an unsuccessful treaty both politically and environmentally, it stands as one of the world?s few truly global agreements. Why did such a diverse group of countries decide to sign and/or ratify the treaty? Why did they choose to do... more...