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  • 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;

    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...

  • Sustainable Futuresby Jenny Goldie; Katharine Betts

    CSIRO Publishing 2014; US$ 39.95

    Describes world-leading research in population, resource scarcity, climate change and food security and describes their effect on Australia. more...

  • Illusion of Separationby Giles Hutchins

    Floris Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    Our modern patterns of thinking and learning are all based on observing a world of 'things', which we think of as separate building blocks. This worldview allows us to count and measure objects without their having any innate value; it provides neat definitions and a sense of control over life. However, this approach also sets humans apart from each... more...

  • Sustainable Consumption and the Good Lifeby Karen Lykke Syse; Martin Lee Mueller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    What does it mean to live a good life in a time when the planet is overheating, the human population continues to steadily reach new peaks, oceans are turning more acidic, and fertile soils the world over are eroding at unprecedented rates? These and other simultaneous harms and threats demand creative responses at several levels of consideration... more...

  • Social Practices, Intervention and Sustainabilityby Yolande Strengers; Cecily Maller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    In an era of dramatic environmental change, social change is desperately needed to curb burgeoning consumption. Many calls to action have focused on individual behaviour?or technological innovation, with relative silence from the social sciences on other modes and methods of intervening in social life. This book shows?how we can go?beyond behaviour... more...

  • Environmental Politics in Latin Americaby Benedicte Bull; Mariel Cristina Aguilar-Stoen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Since colonial times the position of the social, political and economic elites in Latin America has been intimately connected to their control over natural resources. Consequently, struggles to protect the environment from over-exploitation and contamination have been related to marginalized groups? struggles against local, national and transnational... more...

  • The 'One Planet' Lifeby David Thorpe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95

    The One Planet Life demonstrates a path for everyone towards a way of life in which we don?t act as if we had more than one planet Earth. The difference between this approach and others is that it uses ecological footprint analysis to help to determine how effective our efforts are. Much of the book is a manual ? with examples ? on how to live the... more...