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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
Natural disasters in recent years have brought the study of disaster resiliency to the forefront. The importance of community preparedness and sustainability has been underscored by such calamities as Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the Japanese tsunami in 2011. Natural disasters will inevitably continue to occur, but by understanding the concept of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00
With particular focus on immigration across the U.S./Mexico border, Jessica LeAnn Urban explores the greening of hate in mainstream Environmental Security discourse in the U.S., and advances alternative approaches to environmental preservation grounded in environmental, reproductive, and social justice for all. more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2011; US$ 21.00
Global warming, energy shortages, overpopulation ? it's no wonder that as a society, we're in an apocalyptic mood. Out of an endless stream of gloomy prognoses for humanity's future, we have emerged with little inspiration and few concrete ideas for change. Our Way Out is the first time that our most urgent global challenges have been treated as... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 47.95
Reauthorization of the Superfund law continues to be a major source of controversy among political leaders and environmental activists. Some seek a major overhaul of the statute, arguing that considerable cleanup still needs to be done. Others oppose major changes, asserting that cleanup is almost complete. One of the most contentious issues in the... more...
- Picador 2007; US$ 18.99
Published for the first time in the United States, The Little Green Handbook is a unique reference work that illustrates the most important global developments facing us today, explains them, and suggests area for positive change. It relates physical trends to social and political repercussions, drawing together evidence from many interrelated... more...
- Picador 2009; US$ 16.99
This Independence Day edition of Hot, Flat, and Crowded 2.0 includes an an exclusive preview of That Used to Be Us : How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back , by Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum, on sale September 5th, 2011. A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year A Washington... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 26.95
A Prosperous Way Down, the last book by Howard T. and Elisabeth C. Odum, has shaped politics and planning as nations, states, and localities begin the search for ways to adapt to a future with vastly increased competition for energy. It considers ways in which a future with less fossil fuel could be peaceful and prosperous. Although history records... more...
- Random House of Canada 2012; US$ 22.00
In an urgent follow-up to his best-selling Why Your World Is About To Get A Whole Lot Smaller , Jeff Rubin argues that the end of cheap oil means the end of growth. What it will be like to live in a world where growth is over? Economist and resource analyst Jeff Rubin is certain that the world's governments are getting it wrong. Instead of moving... more...
- Scribner 2011; Not Available
AS ALEX PRUD?HOMME and his great-aunt Julia Child were completing their collaboration on her memoir, My Life in France , they began to talk about the French obsession with bottled water, which had finally spread to America. From this spark of interest, Prud?homme began what would become an ambitious quest to understand the evolving story of freshwater.... more...