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  • Environmental History of Britain since the Industrial Revolution, Anby B.W. Clapp

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    The present and future state of the environment gives rise to ever increasing concern, but much less is known as yet about the past: the damage that has been done since, and by, the Industrial Revolution; how far our predecessors were aware of it; the steps they took; and the gradual development of a wider concern for the state of the world and our... more...

  • Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governanceby Jean-Frédéric Morin; Amandine Orsini

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95

    Aligning global governance to the challenges of sustainability is one of the most urgent environmental issues to be addressed. This book is a timely and up-to-date compilation of the main pieces of the global environmental governance puzzle. The book is comprised of 101 entries, each defining a central concept in global environmental governance,... more...

  • Foundations of the Earthby H.H. Shugart

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    “Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth?? God asks Job in the “Whirlwind Speech,? but Job cannot reply. This passage—which some environmentalists and religious scholars treat as a “green? creation myth—drives H. H. Shugart?s extraordinary investigation, in which he uses verses from God?s speech to Job to explore the planetary system,... more...

  • Der Naturschutz in der Bauleitplanungby Marcus Lau

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2014; US$ 53.07

    Das Werk "Der Naturschutz in der Bauleitplanung" bietet einen umfassenden Überblick über die sich in der Bauleitplanung stellenden naturschutzrechtlichen Probleme. Es beschränkt sich dabei jedoch nicht allein auf die Darstellung der Thematik, sondern gibt umfassende Hilfestellungen zur praktischen Bewältigung der mannigfaltigen Herausforderungen. Dabei... more...

  • Environmental Policies in Asiaby Jing Huang; Shreekant Gupta

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 124.00

    Environmental Policies in Asia highlights the environmental challenges Asian planners and policymakers face as the continent undergoes rapid economic growth in the 21st Century. Edited by Jing Huang and Shreekant Gupta, with contributions from leading Asian scholar practitioners, this timely and unique volume is the first of its kind to look at environmental... more...

  • Managing the Planetby Norman Moss

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    We are at a watershed of history. The human race is now so numerous and its technological power so great that we are having an unprecedented impact on the biosphere, the entire planet. The need to control this impact is giving rise to a new kind of politics - the politics of the planet. The most urgent problem we face is that of climate change. This... more...

  • Environmentalismby David Peterson Del Mar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    Why are our environmental problems still growing despite a huge increase in global conservation efforts? Peterson del Mar untangles this paradox by showing how prosperity is essential to environmentalism. Industrialization drove people to look for meaning in nature even as they consumed its products more relentlessly. Hence England led the way in... more...

  • Natural Resources in Afghanistanby John F. Shroder

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 200.00

    Natural Resources in Afghanistan: Geographic and Geologic Perspectives on Centuries of Conflict details Afghanistan's physical geography ? namely climate, soils, vegetation, water, hazards, and basic geologic background and terrain landforms ? together with details of its rich natural resources, ethnic problems, and relevant past histories. The... more...

  • A World in Transitionby Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2014; US$ 2.24

    What reforms must governments initiate in order to ensure the sustainability of their societies? What examples of success can we identify by systematically comparing countries around the world? And who will shape the political and economic future in the 21st century? This E-Book Reader is a supplement to the upcoming edition (June 2014) of our Germanlanguage... more...

  • Integrating and Articulating Environmentsby F. Adaman; F. Goksen; J. Grolin; M. O'Brien; O. Seippel; E.U. Zenginobuz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 146.95

    A critical, comparative exploration of the framing of environmental problems in Northern and Southern Europe. The book addresses theoretical and empirical questions about environmental attitudes and behaviours, politics and protest, cultures and contexts. more...