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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...