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  • Action Research for Sustainabilityby Jonas Egmose

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    How can action research further new research orientations towards sustainability? This book, empirically situated in the field of upstream public engagement, involving local residents, researchers and practitioners in bottom-up processes deliberating on urban sustainability, answers this question by analysing processes of social learning. Through analyses... more...

  • Climate Shockby Gernot Wagner; Martin L. Weitzman

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 27.95

    If you had a 10 percent chance of having a fatal car accident, you'd take necessary precautions. If your finances had a 10 percent chance of suffering a severe loss, you'd reevaluate your assets. So if we know the world is warming and there's a 10 percent chance this might eventually lead to a catastrophe beyond anything we could imagine, why aren't... more...

  • Energieatlasby IBA Hamburg

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; Not Available

    Die Zukunft des Klimas wird sich in den Städten entscheiden. Der weltweite Klimawandel erfordert insbesondere von den Metropolen der Welt schnelle und entschlossene Maßnahmen. Wie aber können sie den Weg in das postfossile und atomenergiefreie Zeitalter beschreiten und dringende Aufgaben lösen? Mit dem ENERGIEATLAS zeigt die IBA Hamburg erstmals einen... more...

  • Heads above Waterby Robert L. Gulley; Andrew Sansom

    Texas A&M University Press 2015; US$ 60.00

    Since the 1950s, competing interests for use of Edwards Aquifer resources?the primary source of water for more than two million people in south central Texas?were at war. They had tried many times to resolve their differences about how to conserve, allocate, and use the water, but had always failed. Finally, under the patient leadership of Robert... more...

  • What Nature Does For Britainby Tony Juniper

    Profile Books 2015; US$ 10.65

    From the peat bogs and woodlands that help to secure our water supply, to the bees and soils that produce most of the food we eat, Britain is rich in 'natural capital'. Yet we take supplies of clean water and secure food for granted, rarely considering the free work nature does for Britain. In fact for years we have damaged the systems that sustain... more...

  • Handbuch Standardsoftware im betrieblichen Umweltschutzby Horst Junker; Andrea Meyer; Jessica Sangmeister

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2015; US$ 47.75

    Empirische Erhebungen belegen, dass derzeit in der betrieblichen Umweltschutzpraxis - jenseits einiger eigengefertigter Auswertungsprogramme - ein IT-Einsatz in einem nennenswerten Umfang nicht stattfindet. Ein wesentlicher Grund besteht darin, dass einschlägige, am Markt angebotene Softwareprodukte, weitgehend unbekannt sind. Diese Publikation stellt... more...

  • Dictionary of Corporate Social Responsibilityby Samuel O. Idowu; Nicholas Capaldi; Matthias Fifka; Liangrong Zu; René Schmidpeter

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 0.00

    This book is a concise and authoritative reference work and dictionary in the field of corporate social responsibility, sustainability, business ethics and corporate governance. It provides reliable definitions to more than 600 terms and concepts for researchers and professionals alike. By its definitions the dictionary helps users to understand the... more...

  • Shale Gas and Frackingby Michael Stephenson

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 100.00

    Shale Gas and Fracking: The Science Behind the Controversy explains the relevant geological principles before examining the peer-reviewed evidence and presenting it through a simple and compelling illustrated narrative. Each chapter focuses on a particular controversy, such contamination of well water with gas from fracking, and follows a similar... more...

  • Environmental Remediation and Restoration of Contaminated Nuclear and Norm Sitesby L van Velzen

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 235.00

    Nuclear sites become contaminated with radionuclides due to accidents and activities carried out without due consideration for the environment. Naturally-occurring radioactive materials (NORM) released by industrial processes such as coal power production and fertilizer manufacture may also require clean-up. Environmental remediation and restoration... more...

  • Seed Librariesby Cindy Conner

    New Society Publishers 2015; US$ 19.95

    Community-based initiatives to preserve and protect our food supply more...