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  • The Big Thirstby Charles Fishman

    Free Press 2011; US$ 17.00

    The water coming out of your kitchen tap is four billion years old and might well have been sipped by a Tyrannosaurus rex . Rather than only three states of water?liquid, ice, and vapor?there is a fourth, ?molecular water,? fused into rock 400 miles deep in the Earth, and that?s where most of the planet?s water is found. Unlike most precious resources,... more...

  • Beyond Growthby Herman E. Daly

    Beacon Press 2014; US$ 27.50

    --Utne Reader "Considered by most to be the dean of ecological economics, Herman E. Daly elegantly topples many shibboleths in  Beyond Growth.  Daly challenges the conventional notion that growth is always good, and he bucks environmentalist orthodoxy, arguing that the current focus on 'sustainable development' is misguided and that the phrase... more...

  • Defining Environmental Justiceby David Schlosberg

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 42.99 US$ 36.97

    The book uses both environmental movements and political theory to help define what is meant by environmental and ecological justice. It will be attractive to anyone interested in environmental politics, environmental movements, and justice theory. more...

  • Theorizing Crisis Communicationby Timothy L. Sellnow; Matthew W. Seeger

    Wiley 2013; US$ 45.95 US$ 39.82

    Theorizing Crisis Communication presents a comprehensive review and critique of the broad range of theoretical frameworks designed to explain the role of communication in the development, management, and consequences of natural and man-made crises. Brings together the variety of theoretical approaches emerging in the study of crisis communication... more...

  • Smart Grid (R)Evolutionby Jennie C. Stephens; Elizabeth J. Wilson; Tarla Rai Peterson

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 76.00 US$ 62.32

    This book explores smart grid from a social perspective, for advanced students, academic researchers, and energy professionals. more...

  • Earthquake Time Bombsby Robert Yeats

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    Assesses the cities and communities at critical risk of devastating earthquakes, and asks what we can do to protect them. more...

  • The Sixth Extinctionby Elizabeth Kolbert

    Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 12.00

    ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW'S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR A major book about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a powerful account of the mass extinction unfolding before our eyes Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions, when the diversity of... more...

  • Sustainabilityby Jeremy L. Caradonna

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17

    An engaging primer of the history of the sustainability movement from the 1600s to the present day, illuminating how sustainability evolved from a relatively marginal idea to the centerpiece of international accords, a top priority for governments and non-profit organizations, and a philosophy of hope and resilience with widespread appeal. more...

  • Australian Soil and Land Survey Field Handbookby National Committee on Soil and Terrain

    CSIRO Publishing 2009; US$ 52.95

    Specifies methods, standards and terminology used in soil and land survey investigations. more...

  • Planting Wetlands and Damsby Nick Romanowski

    Landlinks Press 2009; US$ 54.95

    A step-by-step, plain language guide to the creation of conditions in which wetland plants will thrive. more...