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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006; US$ 7.99
Pulse is not about dance music, not about heart rates--and not about electromagnetic fields. What it does describe is a sea change in human affairs, a vast and fundamental shift that is about to transform every aspect of our lives. Written in lively prose for lay readers, Pulse shows how ideas that have shaped Western science, industry, and culture... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2002; US$ 14.95
Rachel Carson?s Silent Spring was first published in three serialized excerpts in the New Yorker in June of 1962. The book appeared in September of that year and the outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. Carson?s passionate concern... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 33.61
Die Geschichte des Naturschutzes in Nordrhein-Westfalen zwischen 1970 und 1995 zeigt sich als Epoche der Widersprüche, zwischen Planungseuphorie und Pragmatismus, zwischen Etablierung und Vollzugsdefizit. Fabian Mainzer analysiert die Entwicklungen und Probleme des Naturschutzes vor dem Hintergrund der Wandlungsprozesse in der westdeutschen Gesellschaft.... more...
- Brandes & Apsel 2012; US$ 6.53
Der Emissionshandel gilt als viel versprechendes Instrument zum Klimaschutz. Die beteiligten Akteure - Staaten und Unternehmen - verpflichten sich im Rahmen eines Abkommens dazu, den Ausstoß von Treibhausgasen auf ein festgelegtes Maß zu reduzieren. Wem das gelingt, der verfügt über "Emissionsguthaben", die an einer Tauschbörse verkauft werden... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 7.99
Global warming is the greatest environmental threat facing humanity. From killer heat waves and increasingly violent weather to the spread of pests and vector-borne diseases, global warming has many effects on our lives. While some are positive, most are negative. People fear potentially catastrophic consequences but there is a disturbing lack of... more...
- Temple University Press 2015; US$ 34.95
Insufficient attention has been given to the environment in Africana studies within the academy. In Greening Africana Studies , Rubin Patterson initiates an important conversation explaining why and how the gap between these two disciplines can and should be bridged. His comprehensive book calls for a green African transnationalism and focuses on... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 12.78
It's Not Easy Being Green follows Dick Strawbridge and his family as they leave their comfortable home in the Midlands to tackle a remarkable self-sufficiency project - New House Farm in Cornwall. Their main objective is to have as little negative impact on the planet as possible by producing no waste and removing their dependency upon fossil fuels... more...
- Random House 2014; US$ 23.98
'After Mark Cocker?s glorious book, you will never look at a blackberry bush the same way again.' Philip Hoare, New Statesman In a single twelve-month cycle of daily writings Mark Cocker explores his relationship to the East Anglian landscape, to nature and to all the living things around him. The separate entries are characterised... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 14.99
It?s fairly obvious that one can?t be a ?perfect? environmentalist. But that?s okay. Perfection isn?t the goal. A good life is. And a good life has as much to do with your intent as with the end result.? ?from the Introduction The Newman?s Own Organics Guide to a Good Life is the essential book for those of us who can?t live in an organic hemp tepee... more...