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- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 14.38
Naomi Klein, author of the #1 international bestsellers, The Shock Doctrine and No Logo , returns with This Changes Everything, a must-read on how the climate crisis needs to spur transformational political change We seem to have given up on any serious effort to prevent catastrophic climate change. Despite mounting scientific evidence, denialism... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00
Water trading and river basin governance have been upheld as institutional blueprints for allocating water for people, agriculture and ecosystems in a changing climate. Progress has been uneven, however, despite multiple decades of institutional reforms in river basins under pressure from demand, development and droughts. This timely book examines... more...
- University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95
How much radiation is too much? J. Samuel Walker examines the evolution, over more than a hundred years, of radiation protection standards and efforts to ensure radiation safety for nuclear workers and for the general public. The risks of radiation?caused by fallout from nuclear bomb testing, exposure from medical or manufacturing procedures, effluents... more...
- University of California Press 2007; US$ 15.95
Among the most far-reaching effects of the modern environmental movement was the widespread acknowledgment that human beings were inescapably part of a larger ecosystem. With this book, Linda Nash gives us a wholly original and much longer history of "ecological" ideas of the body as that history unfolded in California?s Central Valley. Taking us from... more...
- Pearson Education 2009; US$ 29.99
If we continue our highly inefficient, dangerous energy usage, we?re headed for both economic and environmental catastrophe. However, the hard truth is that alternative fuels can?t fully replace fossil fuels for decades. What?s more, new research indicates that energy inefficiencies are retarding economic growth even more than most experts ever realized.... more...
- The Spinney Press 2013; US$ 25.00
Fossil fuels are non-renewable resources which form over millions of years. Global reserves are being depleted faster than new ones are being made. Aside from diminishing availability and rising costs, the production and use of fossil fuels raises environmental concerns. As a major producer of coal, oil and gas, Australia is heavily reliant on fossil... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 74.50
Pick up any hydrology textbook and it will not be long before you encounter pages listing sequences of equations representing complex mathematical concepts. Students and practitioners of hydrology will not find this very helpful, as their aim, generally, is to study and understand hydrology, and not to find themselves confronted with material that... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00
It is worth noting that the late 1950s were, at the same time, the stage of the ??air conditioning era?? and the ??rediscovery?? of bioclimatic design, a comprehensive design concept that includes all climatic impacts and places user well-being as the focus of building design. more...
- International Development Research Centre 2003; US$ 40.00
Drawing on extensive case studies, this book presents innovative approaches for participation and collective decision-making in natural resource management, good practice for research and challenges for future developments. more...