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  • An Environmental History of the World

    An Environmental History of the World
    av J. Donald Hughes

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415481502

    This second edition of An Environmental History of the World continues to present a concise history, from ancient to modern times, of the interactions between human societies and the natural environment, including the other forms of life that inhabi…

  • An Environmental History of the World

    An Environmental History of the World
    av J. Donald Hughes

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415481496

    This second edition of An Environmental History of the World continues to present a concise history, from ancient to modern times, of the interactions between human societies and the natural environment, including the other forms of life that inhabi…

  • The Politics of the Environment

    The Politics of the Environment
    av Neil Carter

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108459242

    Environmental problems are firmly on the political agenda. The stark threat to the planet from climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution can no longer be ignored by governments, political parties, businesses or individuals. Responding to the c…

  • The Politics of the Environment

    The Politics of the Environment
    av Neil Carter

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108472302

    Environmental problems are firmly on the political agenda. The stark threat to the planet from climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution can no longer be ignored by governments, political parties, businesses or individuals. Responding to the c…

  • The Ecology Of Freedom

    The Ecology Of Freedom
    av Murray Bookchin

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781904859260

    "The very notion of the domination of nature by man stems from the very real domination of human by human." With this succinct formulation, Murray Bookchin launches his most ambitious work, The Ecology of Freedom. An engaging and extremely readable…

  • Grassroots Stewardship

    Grassroots Stewardship
    av F Stuart Chapin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190081195

    In a society more concerned with how to cope with existential dread than how to make actionable changes to save the planet, a surprisingly large number of Americans identify as environmentalists. What can individual people do to lessen human impacts…

  • The Value of Ecocriticism

    The Value of Ecocriticism
    av Timothy Clark

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107479241

    The Value of Ecocriticism offers a brief, incisive overview of the fast-changing field of environmental literary criticism in a bewildering age of global environmental threat. The intellectual, moral and political complexity of environmental issues,…

  • The Value of Ecocriticism

    The Value of Ecocriticism
    av Timothy Clark

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107095298

    The Value of Ecocriticism offers a brief, incisive overview of the fast-changing field of environmental literary criticism in a bewildering age of global environmental threat. The intellectual, moral and political complexity of environmental issues,…

  • Oxford Textbook of Nature and Public Health

    Oxford Textbook of Nature and Public Health

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198725916

    Human beings have always been affected by their surroundings. There are various health benefits linked to being able to access to nature; including increased physical activity, stress recovery, and the stimulation of child cognitive development. The…

  • Nature and Power

    Nature and Power
    av Joachim Radkau

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521616737

    This book aims to demonstrate that the changing relationship between humanity and nature is key to understanding world history. Humans have been grappling with environmental problems since prehistoric times, and the environmental unsustainability of…

  • Nature and Power

    Nature and Power
    av Joachim Radkau

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521851299

    This book aims to demonstrate that the changing relationship between humanity and nature is key to understanding world history. Humans have been grappling with environmental problems since prehistoric times, and the environmental unsustainability of…

  • Space in the Tropics

    Space in the Tropics
    av Peter Redfield

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520219854

    This work draws ideas from two projects which took place in French Guiana - the Ariane Rocket programme and the Devil's Island penal experiment. The two are compared and connected with developments and events, with a focus on place, and the incorpor…

  • The Case Against Fluoride

    The Case Against Fluoride
    av Paul Connett

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603582872

    When the US Public Health Service endorsed water fluoridation in 1959, there was little evidence of its safety. Now, siz decades later and after most countries have rejected the practice, more than 70 per cent of Americans, as well as 200 million pe…

  • Human Ecology

    Human Ecology
    av Gerald G. Marten
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853837142

    'The scope and clarity of this book make it accessible and informative to a wide readership. Its messages should be an essential component of the education for all students from secondary school to university... [It] provides a clear and comprehensi…

  • Ecology

    Ecology
    av William D. Bowman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781605357973

    Published by Sinauer Associates, an imprint of Oxford University Press. The new fourth edition of Ecology maintains its focus on providing an easy-to-read and well-organized text for instructors and students to explore the basics of ecology. This ed…

  • Sustainability Assessment of Urban Systems

    Sustainability Assessment of Urban Systems

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108471794

    Our world is becoming more urban. More than fifty percent of the global population now lives in cities, which poses new challenges for sustainable development. This book integrates theory and methods of sustainability assessment with concepts from s…

  • Transforming Energy

    Transforming Energy
    av Anthony G. Patt

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107614970

    Climate change will be an ecological and humanitarian catastrophe unless we move quickly to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions. Policy experts advise us that we need to make major changes to our lifestyles, and our governments need to agree globally…

  • Transforming Energy

    Transforming Energy
    av Anthony G. Patt

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107024069

    Climate change will be an ecological and humanitarian catastrophe unless we move quickly to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions. Policy experts advise us that we need to make major changes to our lifestyles, and our governments need to agree globally…

  • There Is No Planet B

    There Is No Planet B
    av Mike Berners-Lee

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108439589

    Feeding the world, climate change, biodiversity, antibiotics, plastics - the list of concerns seems endless. But what is most pressing, what are the knock-on effects of our actions, and what should we do first? Do we all need to become vegetarian? H…

  • The Ecological Rift

    The Ecological Rift
    av John Bellamy Foster

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781583672181

    Humanity in the twenty-first century is facing what might be described as its ultimate environmental catastrophe: the destruction of the climate that has nurtured human civilization and with it the basis of life on earth as we know it. All ecosystem…

  • Environmental Expertise

    Environmental Expertise
    av Esther Turnhout

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107098749

    An important goal of environmental research is to inform policy and decision making. However, environmental experts working at the interface between science, policy and society face complex challenges, including how to identify sources of disagreeme…

  • Environmental Expertise

    Environmental Expertise
    av Esther Turnhout

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107491670

    An important goal of environmental research is to inform policy and decision making. However, environmental experts working at the interface between science, policy and society face complex challenges, including how to identify sources of disagreeme…

  • Should Trees Have Standing?

    Should Trees Have Standing?
    av Christopher D. Stone

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199736072

    Originally published in 1972, Should Trees Have Standing? was a rallying point for the then burgeoning environmental movement, launching a worldwide debate on the basic nature of legal rights that reached the U.S. Supreme Court. Now, in the 35th ann…

  • Sustainability Transformations

    Sustainability Transformations
    av Bjoern-Ola Linner

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108720373

    Societal transformations are needed across the globe in light of pressing environmental issues. This need to transform is increasingly acknowledged in policy, planning, academic debate, and media, whether it is to achieve decarbonization, resilience…

  • Sustainability Transformations

    Sustainability Transformations
    av Bjoern-Ola Linner

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108487474

    Societal transformations are needed across the globe in light of pressing environmental issues. This need to transform is increasingly acknowledged in policy, planning, academic debate, and media, whether it is to achieve decarbonization, resilience…

  • Endgame Vol.1

    Endgame Vol.1
    av Derrick Jensen

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781583227305

    "Derrick Jensen is a rare and original voice of sanity in a chaotic world. He has wisdom and wit, grace and style, and is a wonderful guide to a good life beautifully lived."--Howard ZinnThe companion piece to Derrick Jensen's immensely popular and…

  • How Soon is Now?

    How Soon is Now?
    av Daniel Pinchbeck

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786780867

    "How Soon is Now? will challenge most conventionally held assumptions about the global environment" MobyThe World Needs to ChangeWe have unleashed a mega-crisis threatening the future of life on Earth. The actions we take over the next decade are cr…

  • Environmental Anthropology

    Environmental Anthropology

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405111379

    Environmental Anthropology: A Reader is a collection of historically significant readings, dating from early in the twentieth century up to the present, on the cross-cultural study of relations between people and their environment.* Provides the his…

  • Environmental Anthropology

    Environmental Anthropology

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405111256

    Environmental Anthropology: A Reader is a collection of historically significant readings, dating from early in the twentieth century up to the present, on the cross-cultural study of relations between people and their environment. Provides the hist…

  • The Science and Politics of Global Climate Change

    The Science and Politics of Global Climate Change
    av Andrew E. Dessler

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316631324

    This third edition has been comprehensively updated to reflect the large changes in scientific knowledge and policy debates on climate change since the previous edition in 2009. It provides a concise but thorough overview of the science, technology,…

  • The Science and Politics of Global Climate Change

    The Science and Politics of Global Climate Change
    av Andrew E. Dessler

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107179424

    This third edition has been comprehensively updated to reflect the large changes in scientific knowledge and policy debates on climate change since the previous edition in 2009. It provides a concise but thorough overview of the science, technology,…

  • Endgame Vol.2

    Endgame Vol.2
    av Derrick Jensen

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781583227244

    Whereas Volume 1 of "Endgame" presents the problem of civilization, Volume 2 of this pivotal work illustrates our means of resistance. Incensed and hopeful, impassioned and lucid, "Endgame" leap-frogs the environmental movement's deadlock over our w…

  • Vanishing Voices

    Vanishing Voices
    av Daniel Nettle

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195136241

    Few people know that nearly 100 native languages once spoken in what is now California are near extinction, or that most of Australia's 250 aboriginal languages have vanished. In fact, at least half of the world's languages may die out in the next c…

  • Vanishing Voices

    Vanishing Voices
    av Daniel Nettle

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195152463

    A dramatic account of the rate of language extinction, and how it endangers the future of biodiversityFew people know that nearly 100 native languages once spoken in what is now California are near extinction, or that most of Australia's 250 aborigi…

  • Countdown

    Countdown
    av Alan Weisman

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408702666

    Every four days there are a million more people on the planet. More people and fewer resources. In this timely work, Alan Weisman examines how we can shrink our collective human footprint so that we don't stomp any more species - including our own -…

  • Seeking Spatial Justice

    Seeking Spatial Justice
    av Edward W. Soja

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816666683

    In 1996, the Los Angeles Bus Riders Union, a grassroots advocacy organization, won a historic legal victory against the city's Metropolitan Transit Authority. The resulting consent decree forced the MTA for a period of ten years to essentially reori…

  • The Transition Companion

    The Transition Companion
    av Rob Hopkins

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900322973

    In 2008, the bestselling The Transition Handbook suggested a model for a community-led response to peak oil and climate change. Since then, the Transition idea has gone viral across the globe, from universities and London neighbourhoods to Italian v…

  • Urban Climate Politics

    Urban Climate Politics

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108730228

    Since the 1990s, a burgeoning literature has emerged on the politics and governance of urban climate. It is now evident that urban responses to climate change involve a diverse range of actors as well as forms of agency that cross traditional bounda…

  • Urban Climate Politics

    Urban Climate Politics

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108492973

    Since the 1990s, a burgeoning literature has emerged on the politics and governance of urban climate. It is now evident that urban responses to climate change involve a diverse range of actors as well as forms of agency that cross traditional bounda…

  • Ecology, Community and Lifestyle

    Ecology, Community and Lifestyle
    av Arne Naess

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521348737

    The basic thesis of the work is that environmental problems are only to be solved by people - people who will be required to make value judgements in conflicts that go beyond narrowly conceived human concerns. Thus people require not only an ethical…

  • Territorial Ambitions and the Gardens of Versailles

    Territorial Ambitions and the Gardens of Versailles
    av Chandra Mukerji

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521599597

    In seventeenth-century France, land took on new importance for the practice of politics and rituals of court life. In her major new book, Chandra Mukerji highlights the connections between the two seemingly disparate activities of engineering and ga…

  • Territorial Ambitions and the Gardens of Versailles

    Territorial Ambitions and the Gardens of Versailles
    av Chandra Mukerji

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521496759

    In seventeenth-century France, land took on new importance for the practice of politics and rituals of court life. In her major new book, Chandra Mukerji highlights the connections between the two seemingly disparate activities of engineering and ga…

  • Environmental Protection, Law and Policy

    Environmental Protection, Law and Policy
    av Jane Holder

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521690263

    This 2007 book examines environmental law from a range of perspectives, emphasising the policy world from which environmental law is drawn and nourished. Those working within the discipline of environmental law need to engage with concepts and metho…

  • Cities on the World Stage

    Cities on the World Stage
    av David J. Gordon

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107192331

    Cities are playing an ever more important role in the mitigation and adaption to climate change. This book examines the politics shaping whether, how and to what extent cities engage in global climate governance. By studying the C40 Cities Climate L…

  • The Origins of the Syrian Conflict

    The Origins of the Syrian Conflict
    av Marwa Daoudy

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108476089

    Does climate change cause conflict? Did it cause the Syrian uprising? Some policymakers and academics have made this claim, but is it true? This study presents a new conceptual framework to evaluate this claim. Contributing to scholarship in the fie…

  • The Origins of the Syrian Conflict

    The Origins of the Syrian Conflict
    av Marwa Daoudy

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108466820

    Does climate change cause conflict? Did it cause the Syrian uprising? Some policymakers and academics have made this claim, but is it true? This study presents a new conceptual framework to evaluate this claim. Contributing to scholarship in the fie…

  • An Environmental History of Medieval Europe

    An Environmental History of Medieval Europe
    av Richard Hoffmann

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521700375

    How did medieval Europeans use and change their environments, think about the natural world, and try to handle the natural forces affecting their lives? This groundbreaking environmental history examines medieval relationships with the natural world…

  • An Environmental History of Medieval Europe

    An Environmental History of Medieval Europe
    av Richard Hoffmann

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521876964

    How did medieval Europeans use and change their environments, think about the natural world, and try to handle the natural forces affecting their lives? This groundbreaking environmental history examines medieval relationships with the natural world…

  • Svart lördag : historien om Australiens mest förödande skogsbrand

    Svart lördag : historien om Australiens mest förödande skogsbrand
    av Adrian Hyland

    Danskt band - 2016 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789198133073

    Världens mest brandbenägna område ligger i Australien. Lördagen den 7 februari 2009 är ännu en rekordvarm dag. Några mil norr om Melbourne kommer en gnista att starta en brand. I den starka vinden växer den till en jättelik skogsbrand som rör sig me…

  • At Nature's Edge

    At Nature's Edge

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199489077

    In an epoch when environmental issues make the headlines, this is a work that goes beyond the everyday. Ecologies as diverse as the Himalayas and the Indian Ocean coast, the Negev desert and the former military bases of Vietnam, or the Namib desert…

  • Philosophy Of Social Ecology

    Philosophy Of Social Ecology
    av Murray Bookchin

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551640198

    A useful corrective to simplistic thinking about the human predicament.--"Canadian Book Review Annual" "Bookchin expands upon the concept of natural evolution and delivers it from the trap of mechanistic thinking."--"Imprint"

  • The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Ethics

    The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Ethics

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190933388

    We live during a crucial period of human history on Earth. Anthropogenic environmental changes are occurring on global scales at unprecedented rates. Despite a long history of environmental intervention, never before has the collective impact of hum…

  • Practical Ecology for Planners, Developers, and Citizens

    Practical Ecology for Planners, Developers, and Citizens
    av Dan L. Perlman

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559637169

    Practical Ecology for Planners, Developers, and Citizens introduces and key ecological concepts for planners, landscape architects, developers, and others involved in planning and building human habitats. The book is tailored to meet the needs of bu…

  • Nature, Environment and Society

    Nature, Environment and Society
    av Philip Sutton

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333995686

    How have sociologists responded to the emergence of environmentalism? What has sociology to offer the study of environmental problems? This uniquely comprehensive guide traces the origins and development of environmental movements and environmental…

  • Nature, Environment and Society

    Nature, Environment and Society
    av Philip Sutton

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333995679

    How have sociologists responded to the emergence of environmentalism? What has sociology to offer the study of environmental problems? This uniquely comprehensive guide traces the origins and development of environmental movements and environmental…

  • Social Ecology and Social Change

    Social Ecology and Social Change
    av Eirik Eiglad

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788293064343

    Today, there is an urgent need for a new politics. We must change our society to reverse the damage human societies make on the environment. To do so, we need a practical and realistic approach that can transform our cities into being ecological and…

  • Climate Change

    Climate Change
    av Jonathan Cowie

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521696197

    In recent years climate change has become recognised as the foremost environmental problem of the twenty-first century. Not only will climate change potentially affect the multibillion dollar energy strategies of countries worldwide, but it also cou…

  • Nature's End

    Nature's End

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230203464

    Environmental History as a distinct discipline is now over a generation old, with a large and diverse group of practitioners around the globe. This book provides a reflection on the achievements, diversity, and direction of environmental history in…

  • Naturschutzfachliche Aufwertung Von Unternehmensarealen

    Naturschutzfachliche Aufwertung Von Unternehmensarealen
    av Henrik Klar

    Häftad - 2015 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783959352147

  • Radical Ecology

    Radical Ecology
    av Carolyn Merchant

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415935777

    This is a new edition of the classic examination of major philosophical, ethical, scientific and economic roots of environmental problems which examines the ways that radical ecologists can transform science and society in order to sustain life on t…

  • Radical Ecology

    Radical Ecology
    av Carolyn Merchant

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415935784

    This is a new edition of the classic examination of major philosophical, ethical, scientific and economic roots of environmental problems which examines the ways that radical ecologists can transform science and society in order to sustain life on t…

  • Environmental Law Dimensions of Human Rights

    Environmental Law Dimensions of Human Rights

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198736141

    How can we guarantee a right to life or a right to health without also guaranteeing a decent environment in which to exercise these rights? It is becoming increasingly obvious that a high quality environment is key to the fundamental human rights of…

  • Always the Mountains

    Always the Mountains
    av David Rothenberg

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820329536

    David Rothenberg is one of our most eloquent observers of the interplay between nature, culture, and technology. These nineteen pieces exemplify what has been called Rothenberg's ""amiable"" mix of interests, styles, and approaches. In settings that…

  • Always the Mountains

    Always the Mountains
    av David Rothenberg

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820324548

    A writer embruces the tough and often ignored questions about our place on earth; Over the past decade, David Rothenberg has emerged as one of our most eloquent observers of the interplay between nature, culture, and technology. These nineteen works…

  • Global Ecology in Human Perspective

    Global Ecology in Human Perspective
    av Charles H. Southwick

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195098679

    A textbook covering the study of human ecology and global ecology: ecological principles relevant to global concerns the meaning of global change, human impact on the environment, population growth and regulation, world health, interactions of econo…

  • Global Ecology in Human Perspective

    Global Ecology in Human Perspective
    av Charles H. Southwick

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195104080

    Written by a well-known ecologist with more than forty years of scientific field work on six continents, this book deals with the ecology of planet earth, focusing on the condition of the global environment and the quality of human life. The author…

  • The Social Construction of Nature

    The Social Construction of Nature
    av Klaus Eder

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803978492

    In this unique and agenda-setting examination of the relation between nature and culture, Klaus Eder demonstrates our ideas of nature are culturally determined, and explains how the relation between modern, industrial societies and nature is increas…

  • The Social Construction of Nature

    The Social Construction of Nature
    av Klaus Eder

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803978485

    In this unique and agenda-setting examination of the relation between nature and culture, Klaus Eder demonstrates our ideas of nature are culturally determined, and explains how the relation between modern, industrial societies and nature is increas…

  • Terrarium

    Terrarium
    av Scott Russell Sanders

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253210210

    With round-the-clock drugs, games, and eros parlors to entertain them and virtual weather to sustain them, humans live inside a global network of domed cities known collectively as "the Enclosure." Having poisoned the biosphere, we've had to close o…