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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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
Global Ecology focuses on the perception of the biosphere or the ecosphere as a unified cooperative system with numerous synergistic effects, which describe the distinctive properties of this sphere. This book is subdivided into five parts dealing with diverse aspects in global ecology. The first part of the book provides comprehensive description... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95
Social and cultural change at the household level is critical to promoting sustainability at a range of wider scales.This book constructs a series of imperatives for linking culturally informed research around household sustainability with policy and planning. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 55.00
The first book to thoroughly address the topic, this volume examines the ideologies, tactics, and goals of environmental terrorists and offers a security planning methodology to defend against their attacks. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 42.00
Household consumption patterns and behaviour have an impact on stocks of natural resources, environmental quality and climate change. This is expected to increase significantly in the future. In response, governments have introduced a variety of measures to encourage people to take into consideration the environmental impact of their purchases and... more...