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  • Nyfiken på klimatet

    Nyfiken på klimatet
    av Lars-Arne Sjöberg

    e-bok - 2019 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789177857167

    Årsmedeltemperaturerna stiger bland annat på grund av vår förbrukning av fossila bränsle, vilket ökar utsläppen av växthusgaser. Vi ser att havsisarna vid Artkis och Antarktis smälter, havsnivån stiger och låglänta områden läggs under vatten. Vi har…

  • Climate Change

    Climate Change
    av Joseph Romm

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190866105

    "This is, for my money, the best single-source primer on the state of climate change." (New York Magazine)"The right book at the right time: accessible, comprehensive, unflinching, humane." (The Daily Beast)"A must-read." (The Guardian)The essential…

  • Climate Change

    Climate Change
    av Joseph Romm

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190866112

    "This is, for my money, the best single-source primer on the state of climate change." (New York Magazine)"The right book at the right time: accessible, comprehensive, unflinching, humane." (The Daily Beast)"A must-read." (The Guardian)The essential…

  • Making the Modern World

    Making the Modern World
    av Vaclav Smil

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781119942535

    How much further should the affluent world push its material consumption? Does relative dematerialization lead to absolute decline in demand for materials? These and many other questions are discussed and answered in Making the Modern World: Materia…

  • Essential Rainwater Harvesting

    Essential Rainwater Harvesting
    av Rob Avis

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780865718746

    Design a rainwater harvesting system for any home in any climate. Water is a crucial resource increasingly under stress. Yet rainfall, even in arid climates, can make up a sizable portion of any home, acreage, or farm's water requirements if harvest…

  • Environment and Politics

    Environment and Politics
    av Timothy Doyle

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415825535

    Environment and Politics 4th Edition is a concise introduction to this ever-expanding interdisciplinary field, explaining and illustrating how concepts, conflicts, movements, political systems and the practices of policy-making can be analysed in a…

  • Living with Nature

    Living with Nature

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198295099

    Despite the optimism of the `Earth Summit' held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, the politics of environmental sustainable development has reached an impasse. Why do issues of environmental protection continue to take a back seat to economic competition,…

  • Water: A Very Short Introduction

    Water: A Very Short Introduction
    av John Finney

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198708728

    Water dominates the surface of Earth and is vital to life on our planet. It is a remarkable liquid which shows anomalous behaviour. In this Very Short Introduction John Finney introduces the science of water, and explores how the structure of water…

  • Grass, Soil, Hope

    Grass, Soil, Hope
    av Courtney White

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603585453

    This book tackles an increasingly crucial question: What can we do about the seemingly intractable challenges confronting all of humanity today, including climate change, global hunger, water scarcity, environmental stress, and economic instability?…

  • The Right to the Smart City

    The Right to the Smart City

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787691407

    Cities around the world are pursuing a smart cities agenda. In general, these initiatives are promoted and rolled-out by governments and corporations which enact various forms of top-down, technocratic governance and reproduce neoliberal governmenta…

  • Sustainability

    Sustainability
    av Jeremy L. Caradonna

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199372409

    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 "sustain…

  • Routledge International Handbook of Outdoor Studies

    Routledge International Handbook of Outdoor Studies

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815384052

    The 'outdoors' is a physical and ideological space in which people engage with their environment, but it is also an important vehicle for learning and for leisure. The Routledge Handbook of Outdoor Studies is the first book to attempt to define and…

  • The Skeptical Environmentalist

    The Skeptical Environmentalist
    av Bjorn Lomborg

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521010689

    The Skeptical Environmentalist challenges widely held beliefs that the environmental situation is getting worse and worse. The author, himself a former member of Greenpeace, is critical of the way in which many environmental organisations make selec…

  • Small-Scale Renewable Energy Systems

    Small-Scale Renewable Energy Systems
    av Sven Ruin

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367030971

    A revolution is ongoing in the field of small-scale energy solutions, which can enable lower impact on the environment, more robust supply and self-determination. Solar power and other forms of renewable energy sources, which you can implement to ge…

  • Tsunami and Fukushima Disaster: Design for Reconstruction

    Tsunami and Fukushima Disaster: Design for Reconstruction

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319567402

    This book consists of two parts. The first part describes the context in which the Prefectures of Minamisoma and Kesennuma need to operate and what the meaning is of the multiple disasters that occurred in the area. The second part illuminates the d…

  • Timefulness

    Timefulness
    av Marcia Bjornerud

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691202631

    Why an awareness of Earth's temporal rhythms is critical to our planetary survival Few of us have any conception of the enormous timescales of our planet's long history, and this narrow perspective underlies many of the environmental problems we are…

  • The Amazon

    The Amazon
    av Mark J. Plotkin

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190668280

    The Amazon is a land of superlatives. The complex ecosystem covers an area about the size of the continental U.S. The Amazon River discharges 57 million gallons of water per second-in two hours, this would be enough to supply all of New York City's…

  • The Amazon

    The Amazon
    av Mark J. Plotkin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190668297

    The Amazon is a land of superlatives. The complex ecosystem covers an area about the size of the continental U.S. The Amazon River discharges 57 million gallons of water per second-in two hours, this would be enough to supply all of New York City's…

  • The Environment and World History

    The Environment and World History

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520256880

    Since around 1500 C.E., humans have shaped the global environment in ways that were previously unimaginable. Bringing together leading environmental historians and world historians, this book offers an overview of global environmental history throug…

  • Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warming

    Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warming
    av Bjorn Lomborg

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307741103

    Bjorn Lomborg argues that many of the elaborate and staggeringly expensive actions now being considered to meet the challenges of global warming ultimately will have little impact on the world's temperature. He suggests that rather than focusing on…

  • Sustainable Development

    Sustainable Development
    av Susan Baker

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415522922

    The current focus on sustainable development opens up debates surrounding our relationship with the natural world, about what constitutes social progress and about the character of development, both in the Global North and the Global South. The prom…

  • Sustainable Development

    Sustainable Development
    av Susan Baker

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415522915

    The current focus on sustainable development opens up debates surrounding our relationship with the natural world, about what constitutes social progress and about the character of development, both in the Global North and the Global South. The prom…

  • Principles of Ecotoxicology

    Principles of Ecotoxicology
    av C.H. Walker

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439862667

    Cutting across traditional subject boundaries, Principles of Ecotoxicology, Fourth Edition gives readers an integrated view of ecotoxicology, from molecules to ecosystems. This new edition of a bestselling textbook continues to emphasize principles…

  • Principles of Ecotoxicology

    Principles of Ecotoxicology
    av C.H. Walker

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138423848

    Cutting across traditional subject boundaries, Principles of Ecotoxicology, Fourth Edition gives readers an integrated view of ecotoxicology, from molecules to ecosystems. This new edition of a bestselling textbook continues to emphasize principles…

  • Mineral Resources

    Mineral Resources
    av Manuel Bustillo Revuelta

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319587585

    This comprehensive textbook covers all major topics related to the utilization of mineral resources for human activities. It begins with general concepts like definitions of mineral resources, mineral resources and humans, recycling mineral resource…

  • Instruktioner för drift och underhåll. Utg 3

    Instruktioner för drift och underhåll. Utg 3
    av Hans Severinson

    Häftad - 2017 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789173338394

    Instruktioner för drift och underhåll. Branschstandard upphandling och innehåll visar konkret hur drift- och underhållsinstruktioner till ett bygg- eller förvaltningsobjekt kan föreskrivas och upphandlas till leveransform, kvalitet och utförande.Den…

  • Rachel Carson: Silent Spring & Other Environmental Writings

    Rachel Carson: Silent Spring & Other Environmental Writings
    av Rachel Carson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781598535600

    The book that sparked the modern environmental movement, with an unprecedented collection of letters, speeches, and other writings that reveal the extraordinary courage and vision of its author Library of America launches its Rachel Carson edition w…

  • Abundance

    Abundance
    av Peter H. Diamandis

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781451616835

    TheNew York Timesbestselling "manifesto for the future that is grounded in practical solutions addressing the world's most pressing concerns: overpopulation, food, water, energy, education, health care and freedom" (The Wall Street Journal). Since t…

  • Don't Even Think About It

    Don't Even Think About It
    av George Marshall

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781632861023

    From the founder of the Climate Outreach and Information Network, a groundbreaking take on the most urgent question of our time: Why, despite overwhelming scientific evidence, do we still ignore climate change? "Please read this book, and think abou…

  • Don't Even Think About It

    Don't Even Think About It
    av George Marshall

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620401330

    Most of us recognize that climate change is real, and yet we do nothing to stop it. What is this psychological mechanism that allows us to know something is true but act as if it is not? George Marshall's search for the answers brings him face to fa…

  • Environment and Society

    Environment and Society
    av Paul Robbins

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781118451564

    Substantially updated for the second edition, this engaging and innovative introduction to the environment and society uses key theoretical approaches to explore familiar objects. * Features substantial revisions and updates for the second edition,…

  • Environmental Law and Sustainability

    Environmental Law and Sustainability

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781614729914

    Environmental Law and Sustainability, a Berkshire Essential, introduces environmental regulations and agreements from around the world, with a focus on those with the most potential for international impact. This concise handbook, designed for use i…

  • The Water-Energy-Food Nexus

    The Water-Energy-Food Nexus

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789811339462

    This book highlights the water-energy-food nexus as one of the most important and fundamental global environmental issues facing the world. Climate and social changes are putting increased pressure on water, energy and food resources. As water is th…

  • Transboundary Risk Governance

    Transboundary Risk Governance
    av Rolf Lidskog

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415853163

    Governing environmental risk, particularly large-scale transboundary risks associated with climate change and pollution, is one of the most pressing problems facing society . This book focuses on a set of key questions relating to environmental regu…

  • Transboundary Risk Governance

    Transboundary Risk Governance
    av Rolf Lidskog

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844077915

    Governing environmental risk, particularly large-scale transboundary risks associated with climate change and pollution, is one of the most pressing problems facing society . This book focuses on a set of key questions relating to environmental regu…

  • Environmental Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

    Environmental Ethics: A Very Short Introduction
    av Robin Attfield

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198797166

    Environmental ethics is a relatively new branch of philosophy, which studies the values and principles involved in combatting environmental problems such as pollution, loss of species and habitats, and climate change. As our environment faces evermo…

  • 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…

  • How Did We Get into This Mess?

    How Did We Get into This Mess?
    av George Monbiot

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786630780

    Leading political and environmental commentator on where we have gone wrong, and what to do about it " Without countervailing voices, naming and challenging power, political freedom withers and dies. Without countervailing voices, a better world can…

  • How Did We Get into This Mess?

    How Did We Get into This Mess?
    av George Monbiot

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784783624

    Here are some of the things I try to fight: undemocratic power, corruption, deception of the public, environmental destruction, injustice, inequality and the misallocation of resources, waste, denial, the libertarianism which grants freedom to the p…

  • The Design, Performance, and Analysis of Slug Tests

    The Design, Performance, and Analysis of Slug Tests
    av Jr., James Johnson Butler

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566702300

    The slug test is currently the most common method for the in situ estimation of hydraulic conductivity at sites of suspected groundwater contamination. However, inappropriate procedures in one or more phases of a slug test can introduce considerable…

  • Designing Regenerative Cultures

    Designing Regenerative Cultures
    av Daniel Christian Wahl

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909470774

    This is a 'Whole Earth Catalog' for the 21st century: an impressive and wide-ranging analysis of what's wrong with our societies, organizations, ideologies, worldviews and cultures - and how to put them right. The book covers the finance system, agr…

  • The Invention of Nature: Alexander Von Humboldt's New World

    The Invention of Nature: Alexander Von Humboldt's New World
    av Andrea Wulf

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780345806291

    The acclaimed author of Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world--and in the process created modern environmentalism. NATIONAL BEST…

  • 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…

  • Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science

    Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780120887743

    Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science provides a compact and comprehensive introduction to modern ecosystem science. This book covers major concepts of ecosystem science, biogeochemistry, and energetics. It addresses, contrasts, and compares both terres…

  • The Great Stink of London

    The Great Stink of London
    av Stephen Halliday

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750925808

    A vivid account of the life and work of Sir Joseph Bazalgette, the engineer who designed and built the system of intercepting sewers, pumping stations and treatment works that cleaned up Victorian London.

  • Nuclear 2.0

    Nuclear 2.0
    av Mark Lynas

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906860233

    Everything you thought you knew about nuclear power is wrong. This is just as well, because nuclear energy is essential to avoid catastrophic global warming.The latest energy statistics show that wind and solar power still contribute only about one…

  • Wasserversorgung 2

    Wasserversorgung 2

    Häftad - 2010 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783410204503

  • The Dream of the Earth

    The Dream of the Earth
    av Thomas Berry

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619025325

    This landmark work, first published by Sierra Club Books in 1988, has established itself as a foundational volume in the ecological canon. In it, noted cultural historian Thomas Berry provides nothing less than a new intellectual-ethical framework f…

  • Healing Earth

    Healing Earth
    av John Todd

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623172985

    A true pioneer and respected elder in ecological recovery and sustainability shares effective solutions he has designed and implemented. A stand-out from the sea of despairing messages about climate change, well-known sustainability elder John Todd,…

  • Groundwater Hydrology

    Groundwater Hydrology
    av David Keith Todd

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780471059370

    This is a thorough, up-to-date guide to groundwater science and technology. Our understanding of the occurrence and movement of water under the Earth's surface is constantly advancing, with new models, improved drilling equipment, new research, and…

  • Ecological Footprint

    Ecological Footprint
    av Mathis Wackernagel

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780865719118

    The only metric that tracks how much nature we have - and how much nature we useEcological Footprint accounting, first introduced in the 1990s and continuously developed, continues to be the only metric that compares overall human demand on nature w…

  • Historical Perspectives on Climate Change

    Historical Perspectives on Climate Change
    av James R. Fleming

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195189735

    This intriguing volume provides a thorough examination of the historical roots of global climate change as a field of inquiry, from the Enlightenment to the late twentieth century. Based on primary and archival sources, the book is filled with inter…

  • Historical Perspectives on Climate Change

    Historical Perspectives on Climate Change
    av James R. Fleming

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195078701

    This book provides historical perspectives on the climate apprehensions of scientists and the general public from the Englightenment to the late twentieth century. Issues discussed include what people have understood, experienced, and feared about t…

  • Wind Turbines

    Wind Turbines
    av Colin Anderson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108478328

    In the multi-disciplinary field of wind energy, students and professionals can often be uncomfortable outside their own specialist areas. This essential textbook explains the key aspects of wind turbine technology and its application in a single rea…

  • State of the World 2015

    State of the World 2015
    av The Worldwatch Institute

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610916103

    This is the newest edition of The Worldwatch Institute's respected State of the World series that highlights the ignored threats to sustainability. We think we understand environmental damage: pollution, water scarcity, a warming world. But these pr…

  • Waste

    Waste
    av Tristram Stuart

    Storpocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141036342

    Combining frontline investigation with startling new data, Tristram Stuart's Waste shows how the way we live now has created a global food crisis - and what we can do to fix it. With shortages, volatile prices and nearly one billion people hungry, t…

  • Power Density

    Power Density
    av Vaclav Smil

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262529730

    The first systematic, quantitative appraisal of power density, offering detailed reviews of power densities of renewable energy flows, fossil fuels, and all common energy uses."There's no author whose books I look forward to more than Vaclav Smil."…

  • Marxas Ecology: Materialism and Nature

    Marxas Ecology: Materialism and Nature
    av John Bellamy Foster

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781583670125

    Progress requires the conquest of nature. Or does it? This startling new account overturns conventional interpretations of Marx and in the process outlines a more rational approach to the current environmental crisis. Marx, it is often assumed, care…

  • Marxas Ecology: Materialism and Nature

    Marxas Ecology: Materialism and Nature
    av John Bellamy Foster

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781583670118

    By reconstructing a materialist conception of nature and society, this book challenges the spiritualism prevalent in the modern Green movement, pointing toward a method that offers more lasting sustainable solutions to the ecological crisis. Marx's…