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- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 18.00
Tropical deforestation. The collapse of fisheries. Unprecedented levels of species extinction. Faced with the plethora of gloom-and-doom headlines about the natural world, we might think that environmental disaster is inevitable. But is there any good news about the environment? Yes, there is, answers Andrew Balmford in Wild Hope, and he offers... more...
- IOS Press 2009; US$ 104.00
Presents the outcome of long deliberations and systematic exchanges among the several members of a truly global team. This title shows a diversity of viewpoints and makes no claim to finality. It represents an effort to carry the debate, which started with the establishment of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS). more...
- Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2014; US$ 1.88
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...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 36.99
The A to Z of Environmentalism is a paperback edition of the Historical Dictionary of Environmentalism. It strategically skips across issues, concepts, time, organizations, and cultures, not with any pretense of producing a definitive dictionary but rather with the aim of producing an inclusive, wide-ranging, and global history of environmentalism.... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00
This book summarizes the evidence from different African countries about the local impacts of climate change, and how farmers are coping with current climate risks. The different contributors show how agricultural systems in developing countries are affected by climate changes and how communities prepare and adapt to these changes. more...
- Cleis Press Start 2014; US$ 16.95
Most eco-friendly books start with terror-inducing lists of the carcinogenic chemicals you are liberally slathering all over every single surface in your house, painting most people as as unwitting eco-villains, happily Lysol-ing your way straight to hell. Well, readers can just relax and unpack the (plastic) bags – no guilt trips today! At this... more...
- Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 19.60
Frank Uekötter erzählt die Geschichte der deutschen Umweltbewegungen, von ihren frühen Erfolgen bis zu den aktuellen Herausforderungen und Widersprüchen. Er zeigt, warum wir Umwelt heute neu denken müssen: global, bunt, vernetzt und weniger dogmatisch. Erst wenn man sich von alten Gewissheiten löst, eröffnen sich Chancen für ein ökologisches 21. Jahrhundert.... more...
- LSU Press 2014; US$ 38.00
In the post--World War II era, Louisiana's coastal wetlands underwent an industrial transformation that placed the region at the center of America's energy-producing corridor. By the twenty-first century the Louisiana Gulf Coast supplied nearly one-third of America's oil and gas, accounted for half of the country's refining capacity, and contributed... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00
More than 40 years after the United States launched bold efforts to curb pollution and waste, American environmental management has stalled. Drawing extensively on recent enviornmental science, engineering, regulatory agency data and trade information, American Environmental Policy explores how environmental management in the US has fallen short of... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 84.00
Today, environmental security is a socially compelling issue. As a historian, the author shows that the connection between environment and security did not originate with the end of the Cold War. Rather, environmental concerns related to security policy were already evident in 1970. Then as now, international environmental problems that... more...