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  • OECD Studies on Environmental Innovation Invention and Transfer of Environmental Technologiesby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    OECD Publishing 2011; US$ 106.00

    Inducing environmental innovation is a significant challenge to policy-makers. Efforts to design public policies that address these issues are motivated by the fact that innovations can allow for improved environmental quality at lower cost. However, the relationship between environmental policy and technological innovation remains an area in which... more...

  • Innovative Communitiesby Jerry Velasquez; Makiko Yashiro; Susan Yoshimura; Izumi Ono

    United Nations University Press 2005; US$ 35.00

    his book introduces the concept of community innovation and illustrates its role and impact in promoting sustainability. It includes nine case studies from the Asia-Pacific region where communities are adopting innovative methods to address complex and unpredictable environmental problems and promote sustainable development. This often requires new... more...

  • Key Issues for Mountain Areasby Martin F. Price; Libor Jansky; Andrei A. Iatsenia

    United Nations University Press 2004; US$ 0.00

    The world’s mountains are vital regions for all of humanity, providing a wide range of goods and services to their inhabitants, to those living nearby or downstream, and to the hundreds of millions who visit them or for whom they have spiritual significance. How to preserve fragile mountain ecosystems that provide critical goods and services while... more...

  • A Handbook of Globalisation and Environmental Policyby Frank Wijen; Kees Zoeteman; Jan Pieters

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 60.00

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  • Special Editionby John Barry

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 120.99

    This is a challenging time to be an academic with an interest in either the economy or the environment: we are being deluged with an over-supply of bad news. From the evidence of accelerating climate change to the increasingly desperate policies of ‘fiscal stimulus’ and ‘quantitative easing’ it is difficult enough to keep up with... more...

  • Enterprising Communitiesby Anna Davies

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 120.99

    This book, the first in its field, provides an internationally grounded and critical review of grassroots sustainability enterprises, specifically focusing on the processes that lead to their formation, the governing context that shapes their evolution, the benefits they create and the challenges that they face in different contexts. more...

  • The Earth Around Usby Jill Schneiderman

    Henry Holt and Co. 2000; US$ 6.79

    Soil contamination...public lands...surface and groundwater pollution...coastal erosion...global warming. Have we reached the limits of this planet's ability to provide for us? If so, what can we do about it? These vital questions are addressed by Jill Schneiderman in The Earth Around Us , a unique collection of thirty-one essays by a diverse... more...

  • Extreme Environmentby Ivo Vegter

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2012; US$ 13.00

    Extreme Environment promises to provoke fresh ? and spirited ? debate about the modern environmental movement and the many ways in which environmentalism, media, economics, public policy and the politics of liberty intersect. Using a wide range of examples, from ?fracking?, nuclear accidents and oil spills to food additives and agricultural chemicals,... more...

  • Advances in Ultrasound Technology for Environmental Remediationby Ta Yeong Wu; Ningqun Guo; Chee Yang Teh; Jacqueline Xiao Wen Hay

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 48.11

    Over the past ten years, innovative technologies have shown that advanced oxidation processes are highly promising when applied to the remediation of polluted water or wastewater as they don?t generate any sludge or solid material of hazardous nature. Advances in Ultrasound Technology for Environmental Remediation reviews the fundamentals of ultrasound... more...

  • One Person, One Valueby Bob Brown

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 2.80

    The former leader of the Australian Greens, Bob Brown has long been one of Australia's most influential and admired environmental thinkers. Here he outlines the importance of a global, humane approach to the issue of overpopulation. At once compassionate, intelligent and straightforward, this is a valuable and significant extract from Brown's memoir,... more...