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  • International Handbook on Social Policy and the Environmentby T. Fitzpatrick

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    Environmental change is central to the global social policy challenges of the twenty-first century. This comprehensive Handbook brings together leading experts from around the world to address the most important questions and issues we face. How should welfare states adapt to environmental change? To what extent are the ecological and social policy... more...

  • Transforming U.S. Energy Innovationby Laura Diaz Anadon; Matthew Bunn; Venkatesh Narayanamurti

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 72.00

    This is an analytical assessment of how the government can accelerate development and deployment of energy technologies, for researchers and policy makers. more...

  • Greening Health Careby Kathy Gerwig

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 26.99

    The relationship between hospitals and the environment is defined by a glaring contradiction: as health care facilities deliver care at any cost, their environmental footprint -- pollution, waste production, unsustainable food services -- contributes to harming community health. Greening Health Care examines the intersections of health care and environmental... more...

  • Green Planet Bluesby Ken Conca; Geoffrey D. Dabelko

    Westview Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    This collection of essays on global environmental politics explores current environmental controversies from a variety of perspectives and value orientations. more...

  • Foundations of the Earthby H.H. Shugart

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    “Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth?? God asks Job in the “Whirlwind Speech,? but Job cannot reply. This passage—which some environmentalists and religious scholars treat as a “green? creation myth—drives H. H. Shugart?s extraordinary investigation, in which he uses verses from God?s speech to Job to explore the planetary system,... more...

  • Sustainabilityby Jeremy L. Caradonna

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 18.99

    The word is nearly ubiquitous: at the grocery store we shop for "sustainable foods" that were produced from "sustainable agriculture"; groups ranging from small advocacy organizations to city and state governments to the United Nations tout "sustainable development" as a strategy for local and global stability; and woe... more...

  • Adventures in the Anthropoceneby Gaia Vince

    Random House 2014; US$ 29.72

    We live in epoch-making times. Literally. The changes we humans have made in recent decades have altered our world beyond anything it has experienced in its 4.5 billion-year history -- we have become a force on a par with earth-shattering asteroids and planet-cloaking volcanoes. As a result, our planet is said to be crossing a geological... more...

  • Paying the Polluterby F. H. Oosterhuis; P. ten Brink

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘The financial means embedded in subsidies for unsustainable systems of production and consumption are increasingly well studied and reported. This has led to policy recommendations (e.g. OECD, EU) on how to reform subsidy systems in support of the necessary transitions to a low carbon and ecosystem resilient society based on a strong resource... more...

  • Humanitarian Architectureby Esther Charlesworth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Never has the demand been so urgent for architects to respond to the design and planning challenges of rebuilding post-disaster sites and cities. In 2011, more people were displaced by natural disasters (42 million) than by wars and armed conflicts. And yet the number of architects equipped to deal with rebuilding the aftermath of these floods, fires,... more...

  • Der Naturschutz in der Bauleitplanungby Marcus Lau

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2014; US$ 53.02

    Das Werk "Der Naturschutz in der Bauleitplanung" bietet einen umfassenden Überblick über die sich in der Bauleitplanung stellenden naturschutzrechtlichen Probleme. Es beschränkt sich dabei jedoch nicht allein auf die Darstellung der Thematik, sondern gibt umfassende Hilfestellungen zur praktischen Bewältigung der mannigfaltigen Herausforderungen. Dabei... more...