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- Penguin Publishing Group 2003; US$ 15.95
The road to global security," writes Jeremy Rifkin, "lies in lessening our dependence on Middle East oil and making sure that all people on Earth have access to the energy they need to sustain life. Weaning the world off oil and turning it toward hydrogen is a promissory note for a safer world." Rifkin's international bestseller The Hydrogen Economy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95
The world as we know it needs a new economics. Climate change, financial crisis and out-of-control globalization - all the major problems facing the world have their root in the dominant economic system. The globalised marketplace is the prevailing force in our lives, undermining the real importance of our human communities and our planet. Green Economics... more...
- National Geographic Society 2009; US$ 28.00
It?s been nearly four decades since scientists first realized that global warming posed a potential threat to our planet. Why, if we knew of the threats way back in the Carter Administration, can?t we act decisively to limit greenhouse gases, deforestation, and catastrophic warming trends? Why are we still addicted to fossil fuels? Have we all just... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 97.99
When taxes are introduced on carbon and energy, and the revenue is used to reduce other taxes, will a positive effect be achieved both for the environment and for the economy? In 1990 Finland was the first country to introduce a tax on CO2. Later, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Slovenia, Germany and the UK followed suit with tax reforms that shifted... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 75.00
The Bush Administrations long-awaited 2001 National Energy Policy has important implications for the rest of the world. It gives a new impetus to US action across the energy field. Its significance is analysed in detail in this new report by the International Energy Agency. The US has bowed out of the Kyoto Protocol and plans to pursue its own... more...
- Knopf Canada 2010; US$ 16.95
A bestselling investigative journalist takes a tour of the Alberta oil and gas industry, revealing how Canada?s richest province is squandering our chance for a sustainable future. In its desperate search for oil and gas riches, Alberta is destroying itself. As the world teeters on the edge of catastrophic climate change, Alberta plunges ahead with... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 10.99
The world has known about global warming since the late 1970s, yet little has been done to halt it. The threat, if we fail, is nothing less than catastrophe - the flooding of coastal communities, the extinction of species and entry into a climate regime of which humans have no experience. Exploring the relationship between what we know and what we... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99
The first edition of this pragmatic course text emphasized the policy value of a "big picture" approach to the ethical, political, technological and scientific, economic, and management aspects of environmental issues. The text then applied this approach to real-world case examples involving leaking underground storage tanks, toxic waste cleanup,... more...