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- 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...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2009; US$ 16.99
We have turned our home planet into a disposable world, using resources as though there were no tomorrow. It is time to make it a renewable world instead. We must urgently reconcile two things: our common desire to achieve certain living standards, and our requirement to do so sustainably. And we must do this in the face of the quadruple crisis... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 415.00
The Handbook of Environment and Waste Management, Volume 1, Air and Water Pollution Control, is a comprehensive compilation of topics that are at the forefront of many technical advances and practices in air and water pollution control. These include air pollution control, water pollution control, water treatment, wastewater treatment, industrial waste... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 82.50
Human health and well-being are tied to the vitality of the global ocean and coastal systems on which so many live and rely. We engage with these extraordinary environments to enhance both our health and our well-being. But, we need to recognize that introducing contaminants and otherwise altering these ocean systems can harm human health... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 139.00
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...
- 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...
- Campus Verlag 2005; US$ 31.70
Nicht erst mit der Anti-Atomkraftbewegung der 70er Jahre und der Gründung der Grünen gelangte der Umweltschutz als Thema in die breite Öffentlichkeit. Die Autoren des Bandes bieten erstmals einen umfassenden Überblick über die Geschichte des Umweltschutzes nach 1945 in der Bundesrepublik, aber auch der DDR und anderen Ländern Europas. Von Naturschutz... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 29.58
Was ist die Erde wert? Nicht erst seit der Debatte über die Auswirkungen des Klimawandels und der Postwachstumsgesellschaft seit der Jahrtausendwende ist diese Frage Gegenstand der Philosophie. Der norwegische Philosoph Arne Naess entwickelte Anfang der 1970er Jahre das Konzept der Tiefenökologie, um die geistigen Grundlagen des Verhältnisses von Mensch... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 49.95
The effective removal of dyes from aqueous waste is an important issue for many industrialized countries. The traditional treatment methods used to remove dyes from wastewater have certain disadvantages such as incomplete dye removal, high reagent and energy requirements, and the generation of toxic sludge or other waste products that require disposal.... more...
- OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 70.00
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...