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  • Mesoporous Materials for Advanced Energy Storage and Conversion Technologiesby San Ping Jiang; Jian Liu

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 239.95

    Innovation through specific and rational design and functionalization has led to the development of a wide range of mesoporous materials with varying morphologies (hexagonal, cubic, rod-like), structures (silicates, carbons, metal oxides), and unique functionalities (doping, acid functionalization) that currently makes this field one of the most exciting... more...

  • Defiant Earthby Clive Hamilton

    Wiley 2017; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.29

    Humans have become so powerful that we have disrupted the functioning of the Earth System as a whole, bringing on a new geological epoch – the Anthropocene – one in which the serene and clement conditions that allowed civilisation to flourish are disappearing and we quail before 'the wakened giant'. The emergence of a conscious... more...

  • Warningsby Richard A. Clarke; R.P. Eddy

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 14.99

    Millions of lives lost to catastrophes?natural and man-made?could have been saved by the advance warnings of experts. Can we find those prescient people before the next catastrophe strikes? Two CEOs and White House national security veterans reveal insider views of previous disasters, chilling insights on today?s threats to mankind, and a prescription... more...

  • Decision Making in Water Resources Policy and Managementby Barry Hart; Jane Doolan

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 120.00

    Decision-Making in Water Resource Policy and Management: An Australian Perspective presents the latest information in developing new decision-making processes. Topics covered include key aspects of water resources planning, recent water resource policy changes in irrigation, urban, and environmental considerations, the evolution of a water market,... more...

  • Designing Zero Carbon Buildings Using Dynamic Simulation Methodsby Ljubomir Jankovic

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 64.95

    In addition to the application of fundamental principles that lead to a structured method for zero carbon design of buildings, this considerably expanded second edition includes new advanced topics on multi-objective optimisation; reverse modelling; reduction of the simulation performance gap; predictive control; nature-inspired emergent simulation... more...

  • Reconnecting People and Waterby Liz Sharp

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 55.95

    Water management in industrialised western countries has long been seen as a technical process associated with pipes, drains and bureaucracies. This technical model of water management is now being questioned. This book examines the nature of contemporary water management and the prospects for and barriers to different forms of engagement with the... more...

  • Dictionary of Sustainabilityby Margaret Robertson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 26.95

    The Dictionary of Sustainability provides clear and accurate definitions of the extensive vocabulary that has developed in this emerging and interdisciplinary field, saving considerable time from searching through the massive quantity of information of differing degrees of quality that is available through the Internet. Providing authoritative... more...

  • Client Earthby James Thornton; Martin Goodman

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2017; US$ 24.99

    Environmentally, our planet lacks the laws to keep it safe and those laws we do have are feebly enforced. Every new year is the hottest in human history, while forest, reef, ice, tundra, and species are disappearing forever. It is easy to lose all hope. Who will stop the planet from committing ecological suicide? The UN? Governments? Activists?... more...

  • Eat the Beetles!by Waltner-Toews David

    ECW Press 2017; US$ 11.99

    Will eating insects change the world for the better?​. Meet the beetles: there are millions and millions of them and many fewer of the rest of us — mammals, birds, and reptiles. Since before recorded history, humans have eaten insects. While many get squeamish at the idea, entomophagy — people eating insects — is a possible... more...

  • Hot, Hungry Planetby Lisa Palmer

    St. Martin's Press 2017; US$ 18.89

    Earth will have more than 9.6 billion people by 2050 according to U.N. predictions. With resources already scarce, how will we feed them all? Journalist Lisa Palmer has traveled the world for years documenting the cutting-edge innovations of people and organizations on the front lines of fighting the food gap. Here, she shares the story of the epic... more...