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  • American Environmental Policyby D. Press

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    More than 40 years after the United States launched bold efforts to curb pollution and waste, American environmental management has stalled. Drawing extensively on recent enviornmental science, engineering, regulatory agency data and trade information, American Environmental Policy explores how environmental management in the US has fallen short of... more...

  • Afterburnby Richard Heinberg

    New Society Publishers 2015; US$ 18.95

    Essential, visionary essays about our post-carbon future [Richard Heinberg] writes with incision, with passion, with rage, with compassion, and Afterburn captures in one single publication why he's such a shining light of insight in times of much darkness. The Party's Over changed my life. Perhaps Afterburn will change yours. --- Rob Hopkins,... more...

  • Science, Society and the Environmentby Michael R. Dove; Daniel M. Kammen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    In an era when pressing environmental problems make collaboration across the divide between sciences and arts and humanities essential, this book presents the results of a collaborative analysis by an anthropologist and a physicist of four key junctures between science, society, and environment.? The first focuses on the systemic bias in science in... more...

  • 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...

  • Thinking About the Environment: Readings on Politics, Property and the Physical Worldby Matthew Alan Cahn; Kevin E O'Brien

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Underlying current controversies about environmental regulation are shared concerns, divided interests and different ways of thinking about the earth and our proper relationship to it. This book brings together writings on nature and environment that illuminate thought and action in this realm. more...

  • Development Policy as a Way to Manage Climate Change Risksby Bert Metz; M Kok J T

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    The integration of development and climate objectives is increasingly recognized as significant in research and policy making. In practice, some development aims, such as poverty alleviation, enhancing energy security and access or improving health, also have potential climate benefits. The challenge is to find a broadly applicable range of effective... more...

  • Demystifying Sustainabilityby Haydn Washington

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 46.95

    What is sustainability? Much has been said about the terms ?sustainability? and ?sustainable development? over the last few decades, but they have become buried under academic jargon. This book is one of the first that aims to demystify sustainability so that the layperson can understand the key issues, questions and values involved. Accessible... more...

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

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2015; US$ 54.49

    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...

  • Forests in International Lawby Anja Eikermann

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book investigates the potential need for an international convention on forests and establishes a multifunctional concept of forests as a cornerstone for international forest regulation. Accordingly, it examines a variety of international instruments pertaining directly or indirectly to forests and explores their entangled, fragmented nature.... more...

  • Responsible Livingby Victoria W. Thoresen; Declan Doyle; Jorgen Klein; Robert J. Didham

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    Focusing on the challenges of the transition to responsible, sustainable lifestyles, this book examines developments over the last decade in relation to: - the creation of awareness of consumer citizenship, civic involvement and environmental stewardship ?- research, projects and publications on education for responsible living ?- the creation... more...