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Environmental Science

  • Ecosystem Services: From Biodiversity to Society, Part 1by Guy Woodward; David Bohan

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 219.00

    Advances in Ecological Research is one of the most successful series in the highly competitive field of ecology. Each volume publishes topical and important reviews, interpreting ecology as widely as in the past, to include all material that contributes to our understanding of the field. Topics in this invaluable series include the physiology, populations,... more...

  • Australian Alpsby Deirdre Slattery

    CSIRO Publishing 2015; US$ 35.95

    A fascinating, illustrated guide to Kosciuszko, Alpine and Namadgi National Parks. It introduces the highest mountains, their climate, geology and soils, plants and animals and their human history. more...

  • Cities at Riskby Professor Gary Sands; Professor Mark Skidmore; Professor Pierre Filion; Professor Laura A Reese

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    As levels of urbanization increase around the world, the growing concentrations of population and economic activity increases vulnerability to natural disasters. Interdependencies among urban populations mean that damage to the built environment, including water, sewer and energy infrastructure, can affect millions. Even if there is no change in the... more...

  • Icebergsby Grant Bigg

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 100.00

    Gives a comprehensive view of icebergs and their interaction with the ocean and climate, from a multidisciplinary perspective. more...

  • The Domestic Politics of Global Climate Changeby Guri Bang; Arild Underdal; Steinar Andresen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    Why are some countries more willing and able than others to engage in climate change mitigation? The Domestic Politics of Global Climate Change compiles insights from experts in comparative politics and international relations to describe and explain climate policy trajectories of seven key actors: Brazil, China, the European Union, India, Japan, Russia,... more...

  • Handbook of Sustainability Assessmentby Angus Morrison-Saunders; Jenny Pope; Alan Bond

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    The Handbook of Sustainability Assessment introduces the theory and practice of sustainability assessment and showcases the state-of-the-art research. The aim is to provide inspiration and guidance to students, academics and practitioners alike and to contribute to the enhancement of sustainability assessment practice worldwide. It emphasises how traditional... more...

  • Individualism and Political Disorderby James M. Buchanan; Yong J. Yoon

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    Inspired by F.A. Hayek’s Individualism and Economic Order, this book also stands in contrast to the themes of that work, by emphasizing that collective action works differently from the way the market works. The chapters comprise papers written by James M.Buchanan, both with and without Yoon’s co-authorship, after the publication of his Collected... more...

  • Systems Thinking for Geoengineering Policyby Robert Chris

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Even by the scientists most closely associated with it, geoengineering ? the deliberate intervention in the climate at global scale to mitigate the effects of climate change ? is perceived to be risky. For all its potential benefits, there are robust differences of opinion over the wisdom of such an intervention. Systems Thinking for Geoengineering... more...

  • Community Action and Climate Changeby Jennifer Kent

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The failure of recent international negotiations to progress global action on climate change has shifted attention to the emergence of grassroots sustainability initiatives. These civil society networks display the potential to implement social innovation and change processes from the ?bottom up?. Recent scholarship has sought to theorise grassroots... more...

  • Ageing, Wellbeing and Climate Change in the Arcticby Päivi Naskali; Marjaana Seppänen; Shahnaj Begum

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The Arctic and its unique natural resources have become objects of increasing concern. Rapid climate change and ageing of the population are transforming the living conditions in the region. This translates into an urgent need for information that will contribute to a better understanding of these issues. Ageing, Wellbeing and Climate Change in... more...