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  • Greening the Academyby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    This is the academic Age of the Neoliberal Arts. Campuses?as places characterized by democratic debate and controversy, wide ranges of opinion typical of vibrant public spheres, and service to the larger society?are everywhere being creatively destroyed in order to accord with market and military models befitting the academic-industrial complex. While... more...

  • Themed issue - environment 2010by

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    Excess sludge is an inevitable drawback of the waste-activated sludge process. Both the reduction of the amount of sludge produced and improving its dewaterability are of paramount importance. With more stringent environmental and legislative constraints, increasing sludge production and limited disposal options, new reduction alternatives have to... more...

  • Sustainable Production Consumption Systemsby

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 159.00

    Sustainable Production Consumption Systems brings together a set of designed case studies intended to provide a more in-depth understanding of challenges and opportunities in bringing knowledge and actions closer together for the sustainable management of specific production and consumption systems. The case study approach enabled researchers to engage... more...

  • Switchgrassby

    Springer London 2012; US$ 159.00

    In the context of growing evidence that switchgrass is one of the most promising biomass crops for energy production and thus for a ?biophilic? economy, this comprehensive guide covers their social benefits as well as relevant agronomy and marketing. more...

  • The Mekong Delta Systemby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00

    This unique collection of multidisciplinary contributions by international experts analyzes the characteristics of, and challenges to, the Mekong delta in Vietnam?home to 17m people and facing threats such as rising sea levels, salination and overextraction. more...

  • Schooling for Sustainable Development in Canada and the United Statesby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00

    Assessing the status of education for sustainable development (ESD) in formal education in Canada and the United States, this book is a collection of essays by academics and providers of ESD at different levels of the formal education community. more...

  • Green Economy and Climate Mitigationby

    Africa Institute of South Africa 2012; US$ 34.20

    Climate change is real and is impacting on economies and lives in Africa, especially rural livelihoods. The effects of the climate change phenomena have drawn bitter debate between both the developed and developing countries. To address some of the concerns, the authors identified topics of relevance to Africa, among them: discourses surrounding the... more...

  • State of the World 2012by

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; US$ 21.95

    In the 2012 edition of its flagship report, Worldwatch celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the 1992 Earth Summit with a far-reaching analysis of progress toward building sustainable economies. Written in clear language with easy-to-read charts, State of the World 2012 offers a new perspective on what changes and policies will be necessary to... more...

  • Security, Trade, and Environmental Policyby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 162.00

    Foreword: Background of Project; C.F. Bonser. Section I: International Security Issues for the European Union and the United States. Introduction; C.F. Bonser. U.S./European Security Policy for the 21st Century; R.G. Lugar. Defining the New World Order; L. Korb. The U.S./European Security Agenda in the New Millenium; G. Andréani. NATO in Transition;... more...

  • Changing Things ? Moving Peopleby

    Birkhäuser Basel 2012; US$ 69.99

    Foreword, by P.C. Stern.- Reader?s Guide and Acknowledgements.- Transformation toward Sustainability: An Interdisciplinary, Actor-Oriented Perspective.- Switzerland?s Environmental and Sustainability Policies.- Theoretical Framework.- Atypology of Tools for Building Sustainability Strategies.- Overview of the typology.- Detailed description of the... more...