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  • American Environmental Policyby D. Press

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    More than 40 years after the United States launched bold efforts to curb pollution and waste, American environmental management has stalled. Drawing extensively on recent enviornmental science, engineering, regulatory agency data and trade information, American Environmental Policy explores how environmental management in the US has fallen short of... more...

  • Ecological Sustainability for Non-timber Forest Productsby Charlie M. Shackleton; Ashok K. Pandey; Tamara Ticktin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    There is growing knowledge about and appreciation of the importance of Non-timber Forest Products (NTFPs) to rural livelihoods in developing countries, and to a lesser extent, developed countries. However, there is also an assumption on the part of policy-makers that any harvesting of wild animal or plant products from the forests and other natural... more...

  • Science, Society and the Environmentby Michael R. Dove; Daniel M. Kammen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    In an era when pressing environmental problems make collaboration across the divide between sciences and arts and humanities essential, this book presents the results of a collaborative analysis by an anthropologist and a physicist of four key junctures between science, society, and environment.? The first focuses on the systemic bias in science in... more...

  • Afterburnby Richard Heinberg

    New Society Publishers 2015; US$ 18.95

    Essential, visionary essays about our post-carbon future [Richard Heinberg] writes with incision, with passion, with rage, with compassion, and Afterburn captures in one single publication why he's such a shining light of insight in times of much darkness. The Party's Over changed my life. Perhaps Afterburn will change yours. --- Rob Hopkins,... more...

  • Forest Plans of North Americaby Jacek P. Siry; Pete Bettinger; Krista Merry; Donald L. Grebner; Kevin Boston; Chris Cieszewski

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 109.00

    Forest Plans of North America presents case studies of contemporary forest management plans developed for forests owned by federal, state, county, and municipal governments, communities, families, individuals, industry, investment organizations, conservation organizations, and others in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The book provides excellent... more...

  • 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...

  • Thinking About the Environment: Readings on Politics, Property and the Physical Worldby Matthew Alan Cahn; Kevin E O'Brien

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Underlying current controversies about environmental regulation are shared concerns, divided interests and different ways of thinking about the earth and our proper relationship to it. This book brings together writings on nature and environment that illuminate thought and action in this realm. more...

  • Environmental Skillby Mark Coeckelbergh

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • Umweltenby Sven Petersen; Dominik Collet; Marian Füssel

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 50.33

    Biographische Informationen Dr. Dominik Collet leitet die Forschernachwuchsgruppe »Environment and Society« an der Universität Heidelberg. Prof. Dr. Marian Füssel ist Inhaber des Lehrstuhls für Frühe Neuzeit an der Universität Göttingen. Sven Petersen ist Wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft am Seminar für Mittlere und Neuere Geschichte der Universität Göttingen. more...

  • Development Policy as a Way to Manage Climate Change Risksby Bert Metz; M Kok J T

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    The integration of development and climate objectives is increasingly recognized as significant in research and policy making. In practice, some development aims, such as poverty alleviation, enhancing energy security and access or improving health, also have potential climate benefits. The challenge is to find a broadly applicable range of effective... more...