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- Zed Books 2013; US$ 24.95
The Ecological Hoofprint is a rigorous and eye-opening explanation of how industrial livestock production is driving the exploding global consumption of meat, which is implicated in momentous but greatly under-appreciated problems. Tony Weis, author of the ground-breaking The Global Food Economy, shows what this means for the health of the planet,... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 27.99
Tibetans have experienced waves of genocide since the 1950s. Now they are facing ecocide. The Himalayan snowcaps are in meltdown mode, due to climate change--accelerated by a rain of black soot from massive burning of coal and other fuels in both China and India. The mighty rivers of Tibet are being dammed by Chinese engineering consortiums to feed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
The chapters in this volume are peer reviewed editions of the papers presented at the 7 th meeting of the Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy which was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 15-17, 2010. The theme for Forum VII was Water for the Americas: Challenges and Opportunities. This Forum was unique in examining the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
Presented in nontechnical terms, this book offers a unique and powerful conceptual framework for analysis of energy technologies (standard and alternative) in terms of their respective dollar costs, environmental costs, and national security costs. Energy technologies examined include coal, nuclear, oil, natural gas, solar, wind, geothermal, hydropower,... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 8.99
A guided tour of a revolution in the making that promises to change our lives Global warming, rolling black outs, massive tanker spills, oil dependence: our profligate ways have doomed us to suffer such tragedies, right? Perhaps, but Vijay Vaitheeswaran, the energy and environment correspondent for The Economist , sees great opportunity in the... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2000; US$ 12.99
This is a book about freedom, and above all about the idea that there is often no greater obstacle to freedom than the assumption that it has already been fully attained. While in the West few individuals today suffer physical restraint by the state, we are still constrained by powerful psychological chains which are in many ways far more effective,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 46.00
Understanding Global Environmental Politics develops a new, critical approach to global environmental politics. It argues that the major power structures of world politics are deeply problematic in ecological terms, and that they cannot be easily used to resolve major environmental challenges such as global warming. Instead of simply advocating the... more...
- Physica-Verlag HD 2008; US$ 239.00
Public managers can, to a certain extent, choose between various mana- ment paradigms which are provided by public and business administration scholars and by politicians as well. How do they find their way in this c- fusing supermarket of competing ideas? This book explores how public managers in Western bureaucracies deal with the mutually undermining... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2004; US$ 14.95
An investigative journalist explores our world on the brink of running out of usable water. Less than .0008 percent of the total water on Earth is fit for human consumption, but global consumption of fresh water is doubling every twenty years. Water has become perhaps our most precious commodity-a life-sustaining but increasingly rare and privatized... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 21.99 US$ 17.59
Get positive suggestions for practical solutions to this heatedissue. Hotly debated in the political arena and splashed across themedia almost 24/7, global warming has become the topic of themoment. Whatever one's views on its cause, there is no denying thatthe earth's climate is changing, and people everywhere are worried. Global Warming For Dummies... more...