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  • Production, Growth, and the Environmentby William L. Weber

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Written in a way that facilitates understanding of complex concepts, laws, and policy, Production, Growth, and the Environment: An Economic Approach explores how economic growth usually makes people better off, but also asks at what environmental cost? These costs are not often realized until after the fact, when their remediation is more expensive,... more...

  • Education for Sustainabilityby Stephen Sterling; John Huckle

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    At a time when polls suggest that a majority of young British people believe that the future will offer a worse quality of life than the present, it is becoming imperative that children are introduced to principles of sustainability through the educational system from an early age, and that these principles are regularly reinforced and built upon.... more...

  • Marine Coastal and Water Pollutionsby Fré Muttin; ; ric

    Wiley 2014; US$ 70.00

    Identifying efficient solutions to protect coastal regions from marine pollution requires expertise from a range of specialties and strategic approaches. This book gathers information on the impact of oil spills at a coastal level from different experts’ points of view, identifying synergies between domains such as mathematics, numerical modeling,... more...

  • 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...

  • Umweltbildungby Hartmut Bölts

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 26.81

    Die aktuelle Natur- und Umweltkrise kann nicht gelöst werden, wenn grundlegende Strukturen in den Lebenswelten der Menschen und in den Subsystemen dieser Gesellschaft ? in Ökonomie, Politik, Rechtssystem, Wissenschaft, Technologie ? nicht überdacht und verändert werden. Hierbei stellt sich für die Umweltpädagogik als Anwältin der ?Naturfrage? im Bildungssystem... more...

  • OECD Development Co-operation Peer Reviews: Italy 2014by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 49.00

    This peer reviews assess the performance of Italy, covering not just development co-operation agency, but also policy and implementation. It takes an integrated, system-wide perspective on the development co-operation and humanitarian assistance activities Italy. more...

  • Online Ecological and Environmental Databy Virginia Ann Baldwin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95

    Discover important Internet resources for research data made public individually and collectively by researchers from a variety of entities in the fields of environmental studies and ecology Online Ecological and Environmental Data explores innovative projects from a diverse array of institutions that have made environmental and ecological research... more...

  • Der Naturschutz in der Bauleitplanungby Marcus Lau

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2014; US$ 52.26

    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...