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  • Earth at Riskby Derrick Jensen; Lierre Keith

    PM Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    The annual conference Earth at Risk: Building a Resistance Movement to Save the Planet features environmental thinkers and activists who are willing to ask the hardest questions about the seriousness of the planet?s situation, and this book presents an impassioned critique of the dominant culture from every angle. Speakers from the conference are... more...

  • Environmental Geomechanicsby Bernard Schrefler; Pierre Delage

    Wiley 2013; US$ 236.00 US$ 204.53

    This book covers a range of topics that are of increasing importance in engineering practice: natural hazards, pollution, and environmental protection through good practice. The first half of the book deals with natural risk factors, of both natural and human origin, that should be considered: subsidence, accidental infiltration, soil instability,... more...

  • Time's Up!by Keith Farnish

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2009; US$ 9.99

    Describes what our actions are doing to the very things on Earth that we depend on for survival, at scales that we rarely contemplate. It arms us with the tools to free us from the culture that has blinded us for centuries, and which will allow us to live lives that will give the Earth, and ourselves, a future. more...

  • Geotechnics and Heritageby Emilio Bilotta; Alessandro Flora; Stefania Lirer; Carlo Viggiani

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 169.95

    Conservation of monuments and historic sites is one of the most challenging problems facing modern civilization. It involves various cultural, humanistic, social, technical, economical and administrative factors, intertwining in inextricable patterns. The complexity of the topic is such that guidelines or recommendations for intervention techniques... more...

  • Environmental Anthropology Engaging Ecotopiaby Joshua Lockyer; James R. Veteto

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 34.95

    In order to move global society towards a sustainable "ecotopia," solutions must be engaged in specific places and communities, and the authors here argue for re-orienting environmental anthropology from a problem-oriented towards a solutions-focused endeavor. Using case studies from around the world, the contributors-scholar-activists and activist-practitioners-... more...

  • OECD Environmental Performance Reviewsby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 49.00

    This report is the third OECD review of Austria?s environmental performance. The report evaluates Austria's progress towards sustainable development and green growth, with a focus on chemicals management and climate change adaptation. more...

  • Solid Waste Recycling and Processingby Marc J. Rogoff

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 147.00

    Solid Waste Recycling and Processing, Second Edition , provides best-practice guidance to solid waste managers and recycling coordinators. The book covers all aspects of solid waste processing, volume reduction, and recycling, encompassing typical recyclable materials (paper, plastics, cans, and organics), construction and demolition debris, electronics,... more...

  • Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes: Peer Reviews: Malta 2013: Phase twoby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 50.00

    This report contains the "Phase 2: Implementation of the Standard in Practice" review for Malta, as well as a revised version of the "Phase 1: Legal and Regulatory Framework review" already released for this jurisdiction. The Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes is the multilateral framework... more...

  • OECD Environmental Performance Reviewsby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 58.00

    This report is the first OECD review of South Africa?s environmental performance. It has been carried out as part of the OECD dialogue with South Africa as Key Partner. The report evaluates South Africa's progress towards sustainable development and green growth, with a focus on policies that provide incentives to protect South Africa's exceptionally... more...

  • Green Householdsby Klaas Jan Noorman; Ton Schoot Uiterkamp

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Households are one of the main sources of waste and of other environmental impacts. This is a study of domestic consumption. Drawing on empirical research largely from The Netherlands, it takes households as consumer units and examines the entire household metabolism. This includes the way domestic demand can influence where and how goods and services... more...