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- University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95
Donald Pisani's history of perhaps the boldest economic and social program ever undertaken in the United States--to reclaim and cultivate vast areas of previously unusable land across the country?shows in fascinating detail how ambitious government programs fall prey to the power of local interest groups and the federal system of governance itself.... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 19.00
"Mr. Diamond...is a lucid writer with an ability to make arcane scientific concepts readiily accesible to the lay reader, and his case studies of failed cultures are never less than compelling." ? The New York Times "... Collapse is a magisterial effort packed with insight and written with clarity and enthusiasm." ? Businessweek " Guns, Germs,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00
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...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2008; US$ 20.99
This meticulously documented call-to-action reveals extensive scientific evidence that the global warming crisis is far worse than officially indicated ? and that we?re almost at the point of no return. Serious climate-change impacts are already happening: large ice-sheets are disintegrating, sea-level rises will reach 5 metres this century, and... 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 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...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2008; US$ 21.99
Waves of climate refugees. Dozens of failed states. All-out war. From one of the world?s great geopolitical analysts comes a terrifying glimpse of the near future, when climate change drives the world?s powers towards the cutthroat politics of survival. An increase of as little as two degrees Celsius in average global temperature?which is almost... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 17.99
In this timely book, former Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham debunks the myths that warp our current debate over energy, and offers new solutions to the real problems we face in America. Drawing on the very latest thinking from experts in industry and academia, and his own experiences running America's Energy Department, he proposes a fresh... more...