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  • Laboratory Earthby Steven H. Schneider

    Basic Books 2014; US$ 12.50

    World-renowned scientist and author Stephen H. Schneider depicts the next one hundred years as a potentially perilous period for climate and life—unless we citizens of Earth first recognize and then work to control the unintended global scale experiment we are foisting on ourselves and all other life on “Laboratory Earth.? The “lab? is not built of... more...

  • Harmful Algae Blooms in Drinking Waterby Harold W. Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Harmful algal blooms (HABs) occurring in freshwater, and the associated toxins they produce, are dangerous to animals and humans. Mitigating the increasing presence of HABs presents a major challenge to water managers and drinking water utilities across the world. This book explores the current research on removal of HABs and toxins from drinking... more...

  • Who Rules the Earth?: How Social Rules Shape Our Planet and Our Livesby Paul F. Steinberg

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 21.99

    Worldwide, half a million people die from air pollution each year-more than perish in all wars combined. One in every five mammal species on the planet is threatened with extinction. Our climate is warming, our forests are in decline, and every day we hear news of the latest ecological crisis. What will it really take to move society onto a more sustainable... more...

  • Process Simulation and Optimization in Sustainable Logistics and Manufacturingby Pawel Pawlewski; Allen Greenwood

    Springer 2014;

    The aim of this book is to present qualitative aspects of logistics operations and supply chain management which help to implement the sustainable policy principles in the companies and public sector?s?institutions. Authors in individual chapters?address the issues related to reverse network configuration, forward and reverse supply chain integration,... more...

  • Understanding Environmental Philosophyby Andrew Brennan; Y.S. Lo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 85.00

    Environmental philosophy is one of the exciting new fields of philosophy to emerge in the last forty years. "Understanding Environmental Philosophy" presents a comprehensive, critical analysis of contemporary philosophical approaches to current ecological concerns. Key ideas are explained, placed in their broader cultural, religious, historical, political... more...

  • Introducing Human Geographiesby Paul Cloke; Philip Crang; Mark Goodwin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    Introducing Human Geographies is the leading guide to human geography for undergraduate students, explaining new thinking on essential topics and discussing exciting developments in the field. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated and coverage is extended with new sections devoted to biogeographies, cartographies, mobilities,... more...

  • Ecoculturesby Steffen Böhm; Zareen Pervez Bharucha; Jules Pretty

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    The world faces a ?perfect storm? of social and ecological stresses, including climate change, habitat loss, resource degradation and social, economic and cultural change. In order to cope with these, communities are struggling to transition to sustainable ways of living that improve well-being and increase resilience. This book demonstrates how communities... more...

  • Environmental Politics and Foreign Policy Decision Making in Latin Americaby Amy Below

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Although the Kyoto Protocol, an international agreement to address global climate change, has been regarded by many as an unsuccessful treaty both politically and environmentally, it stands as one of the world?s few truly global agreements. Why did such a diverse group of countries decide to sign and/or ratify the treaty? Why did they choose to do... more...

  • Sustainable Futuresby Jenny Goldie; Katharine Betts

    CSIRO Publishing 2014; US$ 39.95

    Describes world-leading research in population, resource scarcity, climate change and food security and describes their effect on Australia. more...

  • Ressourceneffizienz im Unternehmenby Martin Süchting; Anne Sophie Becker; Matthias Kohl; Mark Andre Nix (LUP/FAN-D)

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2014; US$ 24.82

    In der produzierenden Industrie fängt nachhaltiges und ressourcenschonendes Wirtschaften bereits im Kleinen an und bietet große Einsparpotenziale. Materialeinsatz und Energieverbrauch lassen sich so deutlich senken, dass die Unternehmenserlöse steigen. Um dies zu erreichen, muss die Belegschaft Material und Energie umsichtig und nachhaltig einsetzen.... more...