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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 105.00
The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) study is a major international initiative drawing attention to local, national and global economic benefits of biodiversity, to highlight the growing costs of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation, the benefits of investing in natural capital, and to draw together expertise from the fields of... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 30.99
Ecoviolence explores links between environmental scarcities of key renewable resources-such as cropland, fresh water, and forests-and violent rebellions, insurgencies, and ethnic clashes in developing countries. Detailed contemporary studies of civil violence in Chiapas, Gaza, South Africa, Pakistan, and Rwanda show how environmental scarcity has played... more...
- United Nations University Press 2004; US$ 36.00
International governance increasingly occurs through complex synergies between networks of actors across levels of international politics. While current governance arrangements remain a crazy quilt of overlapping activities, this volume seeks to describe and analyze the activities of many new actors in international politics in the realm of sustainable... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 500.00
Accessibly written by a team of international authors, the Encyclopedia of Environmental Change provides a gateway into the complex facts, topics, concepts, techniques, methodology and philosophy of environmental change. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 292.00
This expansive encyclopedia breaks new ground, giving definition and focus to an urgent and much-talked-about topic that is extraordinarily wide ranging and all too often misunderstood. As the first major reference work in its field, the three comprehensive volumes span the entire scope of sustainability from ecological concepts to financial concerns... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 9.99
Als einzigartiger Natur- und Kulturraum ist die Alpenregion von landschaftsverändernden Eingriffen der Energiewirtschaft besonders betroffen und daher lautet die Kernfrage des Autorenteams um Oliver D. Doleski und Klaus Lorenz, kann bzw. wie soll der Alpenraum perspektivisch zu einer europäischen Energiekonzeption beitragen, ohne den Lebensraum Alpen... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 119.00
This book provides readers with essential knowledge enabling the successful design of today's new energy efficient HVAC systems. The author introduces important concepts such as Knowledge Categorization, Performance Based Design Standards, and Quantification of Uncertainty in Energy Modeling for Buildings. Pivotal topics that all HVAC and architectural... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2007; US$ 29.95
Houston's meteoric rise from a bayou trading post to the world's leading oil supplier owes much to its geography, geology, and climate: the large natural port of Galveston Bay, the lush subtropical vegetation, the abundance of natural resources. But the attributes that have made it attractive for industry, energy, and urban development have also... more...
- Springer London 2015; US$ 129.00
The book adopts an innovative analytical approach to agenda setting by not only presenting successful cases in which energy issues were addressed by means of public policy, but by also analyzing failed attempts to make issues part of the European policy agenda. Another outstanding feature of the book is its use of the latest empirical data on a broad... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
This pioneering book provides a comprehensive, rigorous and in-depth analysis of China's energy and environmental policy for the transition towards a low-carbon economy. This unique book focuses on concrete, constructive and realistic solutions to China's unprecedented environmental pollution and rising greenhouse gas emissions from burning... more...