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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    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...

  • Environmental Skillby Mark Coeckelbergh

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Today it is widely recognized that we face urgent and serious environmental problems and we know much about them, yet we do very little. What explains this lack of motivation and change? Why is it so hard to change our lives? This book addresses this question by means of a philosophical inquiry into the conditions of possibility for environmental... more...

  • Carbon Conflicts and Forest Landscapes in Africaby Melissa Leach; Ian Scoones

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 45.95

    Amidst the pressing challenges of global climate change, the last decade has seen a wave of forest carbon projects across the world, designed to conserve and enhance forest carbon stocks in order to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation and offset emissions elsewhere. Exploring a set of new empirical case studies, Carbon Conflicts and Forest... more...

  • Environmental Philosophyby Simon P. James

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    Climate change, habitat loss, rising extinction rates - such problems call for more than just new policies and practices. They raise fundamental questions about the world and our place in it. What, for instance, is the natural world? Do we humans belong to it? Which parts of it are we morally obliged to protect? Drawing on an exceptionally wide... more...

  • Green Jobs for Sustainable Developmentby Ana-Maria Boromisa; Sanja Ti?ma; Anastasya Raditya Le?aic

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    A ?green economy? must be built on ?green jobs? - the kind of employment that is low carbon, intended to reduce energy use and expected to restore environmental quality. But attempts to define exactly what a ?green job? is have led to varied and often contradictory answers. There are many unresolved questions including whether we consider jobs in... more...

  • Duties Regarding Natureby Toby Svoboda

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    In this book, Toby Svoboda develops and defends a Kantian environmental virtue ethic, challenging the widely-held view that Kant's moral philosophy has little to offer environmental ethics. On the contrary, Svoboda contends that on Kantian grounds, there is good moral reason to care about non-human organisms in their own right and to value their flourishing... more...

  • Multi-level Forest Governance in Asiaby Makoto Inoue; Ganesh P Shivakoti

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 48.00

    On the effective governance of forest resources in Asian countries. more...

  • Progress in Clean Energy, Volume 2by Ibrahim Dincer; C. Ozgur Colpan; Onder Kizilkan; M. Akif Ezan

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 185.07

    This expansive reference provides readers with the broadest available single-volume coverage of leading-edge advances in the development and optimization of clean energy technologies. From innovative biofuel feed stocks and processing techniques, to novel solar materials with record-breaking efficiencies, remote-sensing for offshore wind turbines to... more...

  • Sustaining Abundanceby Lyle Scruggs

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 25.00 US$ 20.50

    The first comprehensive study evaluating the comparative performance of national environmental policies. more...

  • Towards Sustainable Management of the Boreal Forestby P.J. Burton; C. Messier; D.W. Smith; W.L. Adamowicz

    NRC Research Press 2003; US$ 69.95

    A summary of the state-of-the-art in boreal forest management, this book provides a progressive vision for all of the world's northern forests. Top-notch forestry scientists and researchers author this selection of chapters based on recent research conducted by the Sustainable Forest Management Network across Canada. more...