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  • 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…

  • The Social Metabolism

    The Social Metabolism
    av Manuel Gonzalez de Molina

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319351896

    Over this last decade, the concept of Social Metabolism has gained prestige as a theoretical instrument for the required analysis, to such an extent that there are now dozens of researchers, hundreds of articles and several books that have adopted a…

  • 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…

  • Climate Change: The Facts 2017

    Climate Change: The Facts 2017
    av Jennifer Marohasy

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780909536039

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Environmental Management

    Environmental Management
    av Basharat Mushtaq

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789811538124

    In the current age of science and technology, our lives have become dominated by countless scientific and technological innovations without which the earth would be a much poorer place. Life as we know would become absolutely bleak and boring withou…

  • 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…

  • Dynamic Earth

    Dynamic Earth
    av Geoffrey F. Davies

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521599337

    Dynamic Earth presents the principles of convection in the earth's mantle in an accessible style. Mantle convection is the process underlying plate tectonics, volcanic hotspots and, hence, most geological processes. The book summarises key observati…

  • In Catastrophic Times

    In Catastrophic Times
    av Isabelle Stengers

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785420092

  • Kiss the Ground

    Kiss the Ground
    av Josh Tickell

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501170263

    From Josh Tickell, one of America's most celebrated documentary filmmakers, comes a "fascinating, easy-to-follow blueprint for how eating in ways that nourish and regenerate the soil can not only help reverse global warming, but also bring greater v…

  • Kiss the Ground

    Kiss the Ground
    av Josh Tickell

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501170256

    Discover the hidden power soil has to reverse climate change, and how a regenerative farming diet not only delivers us better health and wellness, but also rebuilds our most precious resource-the very ground that feeds us. Josh Tickell, one of Ameri…

  • 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…

  • Hazards Vulnerability and Environmental Justice

    Hazards Vulnerability and Environmental Justice
    av Susan L. Cutter

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844073115

    From Hurricane Katrina and the south Asian tsunami to human-induced atrocities, terrorist attacks and the looming effects of climate change, the world is assailed by both natural and unnatural hazards and disasters. These expose not only human vulne…

  • Hazards Vulnerability and Environmental Justice

    Hazards Vulnerability and Environmental Justice
    av Susan L. Cutter

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844073108

    From Hurricane Katrina and the south Asian tsunami to human-induced atrocities, terrorist attacks and the looming effects of climate change, the world is assailed by both natural and unnatural hazards and disasters. These expose not only human vulne…

  • The Lost Language of Plants

    The Lost Language of Plants
    av Stephen Harrod Buhner

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890132880

    This could be the most important book you will read this year. Well-known author, teacher, lecturer, and herbalist Stephen Harrod Buhner has produced a book that is certain to generate controversy. It consists of three parts: 1. A critique of techno…

  • The Moneyless Man

    The Moneyless Man
    av Mark Boyle

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781851687879

    Imagine living for an entire year without money. Where do you live? What do you eat? How do you stay in touch with your friends and family?Former businessman Mark Boyle thought he'd give it a try. In a world of seasonal foods, solar panels, skill-sw…

  • Democratizing Global Climate Governance

    Democratizing Global Climate Governance
    av Hayley Stevenson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107608535

    Climate change presents a large, complex and seemingly intractable set of problems that are unprecedented in their scope and severity. Given that climate governance is generated and experienced internationally, effective global governance is imperat…

  • Democratizing Global Climate Governance

    Democratizing Global Climate Governance
    av Hayley Stevenson

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107026803

    Climate change presents a large, complex and seemingly intractable set of problems that are unprecedented in their scope and severity. Given that climate governance is generated and experienced internationally, effective global governance is imperat…

  • Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist and Other Essays

    Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist and Other Essays
    av Paul Kingsnorth

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977801

    A provocative and urgent essay collection that asks how we can live with hope in an age of ecocide Paul Kingsnorth was once an activist an ardent environmentalist. He fought against rampant development and the depredations of a corporate world that…

  • 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…

  • Introduction to Biomass Energy Conversions

    Introduction to Biomass Energy Conversions
    av Sergio Capareda

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781466513334

    The potential that biomass energy has to supplement traditional fuels and reduce greenhouse gas emissions has put it front and center in the plan to replace fossil-based fuels with renewable fuels. While much has been written about biomass conversio…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Critical Skills for Environmental Professionals

    Critical Skills for Environmental Professionals
    av Jennifer Pontius

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030285418

    This textbook focuses on a set of skills-based learning outcomes common among undergraduate environmental programs. It covers critical scientific skills and ways of thinking that bridge the gap between the knowledge-based content of introductory env…

  • Reason in a Dark Time

    Reason in a Dark Time
    av Dale Jamieson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190845889

    From the 1992 Rio Earth Summit to the 2009 Copenhagen Climate Conference there was a concerted international effort to stop climate change. Yet greenhouse gas emissions increased, atmospheric concentrations grew, and global warming became an observa…

  • Reason in a Dark Time

    Reason in a Dark Time
    av Dale Jamieson

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199337668

    From the 1992 Rio Earth Summit to the 2009 Copenhagen Climate Conference there was a concerted international effort to stop climate change. Yet greenhouse gas emissions increased, atmospheric concentrations grew, and global warming became an observa…

  • The Human Planet: How We Created the Anthropocene

    The Human Planet: How We Created the Anthropocene
    av Simon L. Lewis, Mark A. Maslin

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300232172

    A remarkable exploration of the science, history, and politics of the Anthropocene, one of the most important scientific ideas of our time, from two world-renowned expertsMeteorites, mega-volcanoes, and plate tectonics--the old forces of nature--hav…

  • Bioaugmentation for Groundwater Remediation

    Bioaugmentation for Groundwater Remediation

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781461441144

    This volume provides a review of the past 10 to 15 years of intensive research, development and demonstrations that have been on the forefront of developing bioaugmentation into a viable remedial technology. This volume provides both a primer on the…

  • National Water Security

    National Water Security
    av Mustapha Besbes

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319754987

    This book shows how the change of water paradigm has become urgent, and provides evidence for new policies that expand water balance to green and virtual water. The issue of water security concerns drinking water supply but also food safety, linked…

  • 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 World Is Blue

    The World Is Blue
    av Sylvia A. Earle

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781426206399

    Through compelling personal stories Sylvia Earle puts the current and future peril of the ocean and the life it supports in perspective for a wide public audience.

  • In Situ Remediation of Chlorinated Solvent Plumes

    In Situ Remediation of Chlorinated Solvent Plumes

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441914002

    In the late 1970s and early 1980s, our nation began to grapple with the legacy of past disposal practices for toxic chemicals. With the passage in 1980 of the Comprehensive Envir- mental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), commonly k…

  • 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…

  • Environmental Justice

    Environmental Justice
    av Peter S. Wenz

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780887066450

  • 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…

  • Habitat Management for Conservation

    Habitat Management for Conservation
    av Malcolm Ausden

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198568735

    Habitat Management for Conservation is a practical handbook which describes the range of techniques used to manage land for biodiversity conservation. The opening sections discuss the general principles of habitat management, including decision-maki…

  • Habitat Management for Conservation

    Habitat Management for Conservation
    av Malcolm Ausden

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198568728

    Habitat management is commonly used to maintain and enhance the biological interest of many areas of semi-natural habitat where natural processes no longer create suitable conditions for desired species. Habitat restoration and creation is increasin…

  • This Radical Land

    This Radical Land
    av Daegan Miller

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226336145

    "The American people sees itself advance across the wilderness, draining swamps, straightening rivers, peopling the solitude, and subduing nature," wrote Alexis de Tocqueville in 1835. That's largely how we still think of nineteenth-century America…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Lakes: A Very Short Introduction

    Lakes: A Very Short Introduction
    av Warwick F. Vincent

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198766735

    From the mysterious depths of Lake Vostok, Antarctica, to tropical floodplain lakes, inland seas, hydro-reservoirs and the variety of waterbodies in our local environment, lakes encompass a huge diversity of shapes, sizes, depths, colours, and even…

  • Field Guide to Citizen Science: How You Can Contribute to Scientific Research and Make a Difference

    Field Guide to Citizen Science: How You Can Contribute to Scientific Research and Make a Difference
    av Catherine Hoffman

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604698473

    Citizen science is the public involvement in the discovery of new scientific knowledge. A citizen science project can involve one person or millions of people collaborating towards a common goal. The citizen science movement is approachable and incl…

  • The Human Age

    The Human Age
    av Gisli Palsson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787394353

    The Human Age is an intrepid exploration of the new geological epoch in which we now find ourselves: the Anthropocene. Defined as the Age of Man, this is the epoch in which human beings have become the driving forces that mould, transform and destro…

  • Destination Anthropocene

    Destination Anthropocene
    av Amelia Moore

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520298934

    Destination Anthropocene documents the emergence of new travel imaginaries forged at the intersection of the natural sciences and the tourism industry in a Caribbean archipelago. Known to travelers as a paradise of sun, sand, and sea, The Bahamas is…

  • Destination Anthropocene

    Destination Anthropocene
    av Amelia Moore

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520298927

    Destination Anthropocene documents the emergence of new travel imaginaries forged at the intersection of the natural sciences and the tourism industry in a Caribbean archipelago. Known to travelers as a paradise of sun, sand, and sea, The Bahamas is…

  • Violent Environments

    Violent Environments

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801487118

    Do environmental problems and processes produce violence? Current U.S. policy about environmental conflict and scholarly work on environmental security assume direct causal links between population growth, resource scarcity, and violence. This belie…

  • 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…

  • Conserving Forest Biodiversity

    Conserving Forest Biodiversity
    av David B. Lindenmayer

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559639347

    While most efforts at biodiversity conservation have focused primarily on protected areas and reserves, the unprotected lands surrounding those areas - the "matrix" - are equally important to preserving global biodiversity and maintaining forest hea…

  • Conserving Forest Biodiversity

    Conserving Forest Biodiversity
    av David B. Lindenmayer

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559639354

    While most efforts at biodiversity conservation have focused primarily on protected areas and reserves, the unprotected lands surrounding those areas - the "matrix" - are equally important to preserving global biodiversity and maintaining forest hea…

  • Environmental Radioactivity and Emergency Preparedness

    Environmental Radioactivity and Emergency Preparedness
    av Mats Isaksson

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781482244649

    Radioactive sources such as nuclear power installations can pose a great threat to both humans and our environment. How do we measure, model and regulate such threats? Environmental Radioactivity and Emergency Preparedness addresses these topical qu…

  • 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 Big Thirst

    The Big Thirst
    av Charles Fishman

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439102084

    The water coming out of your kitchen tap is four billion years old and might well have been sipped by a Tyrannosaurus rex. Rather than only three states of water--liquid, ice, and vapor--there is a fourth, "molecular water," fused into rock 400 mile…

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • 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…