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  • Trust in Cooperative Risk Management

    Trust in Cooperative Risk Management
    av Timothy C. Earle

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844074242

    Trust is an important factor in risk management, affecting judgements of risk and benefit, technology acceptance and other forms of cooperation. In this book the world?s leading risk researchers explore all aspects of trust as it relates to risk man…

  • Balancing Water for Humans and Nature

    Balancing Water for Humans and Nature
    av Malin Falkenmark

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853839276

    Balancing Water for Humans and Nature, authored by two of the world's leading experts on water management, examines water flows - the 'blood stream' of both nature and society - in terms of the crucial links, balances, conflicts and trade-offs betwe…

  • Plantations Privatization Poverty and Power

    Plantations Privatization Poverty and Power
    av Michael Garforth

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844071517

    Private sector delivery of state services is increasingly common worldwide, and state forest plantation management is no exception. Increasingly governments are transferring rights and responsibilities to the private sector for state-owned plantatio…

  • The New Economy of Oil

    The New Economy of Oil
    av Norman Selley

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853837968

    'The global oil industry is an exceptionally complex one, and its importance to governments, business and society as a whole is immense...The New Economy of Oil aims to set out the challenges and choices ahead, and it makes a fascinating read.' Busi…

  • Ecosystem Goods and Services from Plantation Forests

    Ecosystem Goods and Services from Plantation Forests

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849711685

    Plantation forests often have a negative image. They are typically assumed to be poor substitutes for natural forests, particularly in terms of biodiversity conservation, carbon storage, provision of clean drinking water and other non-timber goods a…

  • Solar Technology

    Solar Technology
    av David Thorpe

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849711098

    Solar energy is free, abundant and sustainable, with many methods existing to harness it. This guide is the essential introduction to the subject, explaining how the technologies work, how best they should be employed, and the costs and benefits of…

  • Measuring Your Company's Environmental Impact

    Measuring Your Company's Environmental Impact
    av Mats Zackrisson

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844070541

    ISO 14001 and EMAS (the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme) requirements can be daunting for managers and expensive for companies. Measuring Your Company's Environmental Impact is the most cost-effective and easy-to-use environmental review solution fo…

  • Developing Markets for Agrobiodiversity

    Developing Markets for Agrobiodiversity
    av Alessandra Giuliani

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844074686

    ?This wonderful book demonstrates how rural livelihoods - as well as diets, health and ways of life - are enhanced by the so-called ?neglected and underutilized plant species? which, in the book?s Syrian case study, include such deliciously interest…

  • Water Rights and Social Justice in the Mekong Region

    Water Rights and Social Justice in the Mekong Region

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849711883

    The Mekong Region has come to represent many of the important water governance challenges faced more broadly by the mainland Southeast Asian region. This book focuses on the complex nature of water rights and social justice in the Mekong region. The…

  • Biofuels and Rural Poverty

    Biofuels and Rural Poverty
    av Joy Clancy

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844077199

    Biofuels and Rural Poverty makes an original contribution to the current controversial global debate on biofuels, in particular the consequences that large-scale production of transport fuel substitutes can have on rural areas, principally in develo…

  • UN Millennium Development Library: Trade in Development

    UN Millennium Development Library: Trade in Development
    av UN Millennium Project

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844072293

    The Millennium Development Goals, adopted at the UN Millennium Summit in 2000, are the world's targets for dramatically reducing extreme poverty in its many dimensions by 2015 income poverty, hunger, disease, exclusion, lack of infrastructure and sh…

  • The Earthscan Reader in Business and the Environment

    The Earthscan Reader in Business and the Environment

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853833014

    This Earthscan Reader includes the most important and innovative chapters and articles on the interaction of business and the environment. The contributions included have been chosen with the help of a large advisory board, to ensure that they repre…

  • World at the Crossroads

    World at the Crossroads
    av Philip B. Smith

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844079513

    Thirty years ago the Russell-Einstein Manifesto warned humanity that our survival is imperilled by the risk of nuclear war.In the spirit of that Manifesto, we now call on all scientists to expand our concerns to a broader set of interrelated dangers…

  • The Step-by-Step Guide to Sustainability Planning

    The Step-by-Step Guide to Sustainability Planning
    av Darcy E Hitchcock

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844076161

    Sustainability is now the greatest business imperative, yet how do you actually develop and implement a sustainability plan if you aren‘t an expert? From the authors of the award-winning handbook The Business Guide to Sustainability comes this…

  • Water and Sanitation in the World's Cities

    Water and Sanitation in the World's Cities
    av Un-Habitat

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844070046

    'This is surely the most impressive and important publication to come out of the UN system for many years.' Peter Adamson, founder, New Internationalist, and author and researcher of UNICEF's The State of the World's Children from 1980 to 1995 The w…

  • Monitoring Forest Biodiversity

    Monitoring Forest Biodiversity
    av Toby Gardner

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844076543

    The fate of much of the world's terrestrial biodiversity depends upon our ability to improve the management of forest ecosystems that have already been substantially modified by humans. Monitoring is an essential ingredient in meeting this challenge…

  • Planning and Installing Micro-Hydro Systems

    Planning and Installing Micro-Hydro Systems
    av Chris Elliott

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844075386

    An essential addition to the Earthscan Planning & Installing series, Planning and Installing Micro-Hydro Systems provides vital diagrams, pictures and tables detailing the planning and installing of a micro-hydro system, including information on the…

  • International Trade and Climate Change Policies

    International Trade and Climate Change Policies

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853836206

    Focusing on the likely impacts on trade of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol, this book examines the actual and potential conflicts between whether liberalization of trade undermines the efforts of industrialised c…

  • The Southern African Environment

    The Southern African Environment
    av Sam Moyo

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853831713

    The Southern African Environment provides a comprehensive and up-to-date description of the countries of the SADC region ? Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The area is one of rapid pol…

  • Evidence for Hope

    Evidence for Hope
    av Nigel Cross

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853838552

    This study tracks the concept of sustainable development from the Stockholm Environment Conference of 1972 through to the Rio Summit of 1992 and now Johannesburg. It begins with a visionary piece written by Barbara Ward in the 1970s, and ends by loo…

  • Genomics and Society

    Genomics and Society
    av Martin W. Bauer

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844071142

    From the mid 1990s to the present day, agricultural biotechnology - GM crops and foods - has been the focus of debate and conflict in many European countries. Contrasting views of risks and benefits, trust in science and regulation, the understandin…

  • Hydrogen Energy

    Hydrogen Energy

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844076802

    Hydrogen could be a significant fuel of the future, with the potential to make a major contribution to the resolution of pressing social and environmental problems such as carbon emissions, energy security and local air pollution. This book, based…

  • The Transition to Sustainability

    The Transition to Sustainability
    av Timothy O'Riordan

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853834684

    The Transition to Sustainability 'details how all nations are repositioning their economies, their societies and their collective purpose to maintain all life on Earth, peacefully, healthily, equitably and with sufficient wealth to ensure that all a…

  • Balancing between Trade and Risk

    Balancing between Trade and Risk

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849713610

    The trade aspects of risk and the risk aspects of trade deserve more systematic and genuine interdisciplinary attention if we are to really understand the global, international and supranational dimensions of risk regulation. This book brings togeth…

  • The Climate Diet

    The Climate Diet
    av Jonathan Harrington

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844075331

    The atmosphere is getting fat on our carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions and it needs our help. We live in a world of excess, consuming too much of everything-food, clothes, cars, toys, shoes, bricks, and mortar. Our bingeing is often so extre…

  • What is Land For?

    What is Land For?

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844077205

    In recent decades agricultural commodity surpluses in the developed world have contributed to a mantra of 'land surplus' in which set-aside, extensification, alternative land uses and 'wilding' have been key terms in debates over land. Quite suddenl…

  • The Essential Amory Lovins

    The Essential Amory Lovins
    av Amory B. Lovins

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849712262

    Amory B. Lovins is one of the world's leading authorities on energy, integrative design, and their links with economy, environment, development, and security. This unique collection brings together his most important and influential writings and for…

  • The Rural Economy and the British Countryside

    The Rural Economy and the British Countryside

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849710176

    Mention of the British countryside commonly evokes visions of pastoral contentment; but the nature of rural Britain has changed dramatically since 1945. The declining importance of farming as a source of income and employment in the course of this c…

  • The Rural Economy and the British Countryside

    The Rural Economy and the British Countryside

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853833663

    Mention of the British countryside commonly evokes visions of pastoral contentment; but the nature of rural Britain has changed dramatically since 1945. The declining importance of farming as a source of income and employment in the course of this c…

  • Dam the Rivers, Damn the People

    Dam the Rivers, Damn the People
    av Barbara J. Cummings

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844079445

    The Brazilian Amazon is the largest area of tropical rainforest in Latin America. Brazil is that continent's most rapidly developing country. The Amazon is at the heart of the conflict between conservation and development, between people and power,…

  • World in Transition 4

    World in Transition 4
    av (Wbgu)

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853838835

    At the start of the 21st century, fighting poverty and protecting the environment are two of the most urgent challenges facing the international community. Environmental changes will jeopardize people's survival to an even greater extent in the futu…

  • The Algal Bowl

    The Algal Bowl
    av David W. Schindler

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844076239

    In 1974, John R. Vallentyne predicted that by the year 2000 we would be living in an environmental disaster he called the Algal Bowl. Just as the Dust Bowl of the 1930s was created by misusing western farmland, he forecast that the continuing miuse…

  • Planning Sustainable Transport

    Planning Sustainable Transport
    av Barry Hutton

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849713917

    Transport choices must be transformed if we are to cope with sustainability and climate change, but this can only be done if we understand how complex transport systems work. Straightforward choices are never made between one transport mode and anot…

  • Planning Sustainable Transport

    Planning Sustainable Transport
    av Barry Hutton

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849713900

    Transport choices must be transformed if we are to cope with sustainability and climate change, but this can only be done if we understand how complex transport systems work. Straightforward choices are never made between one transport mode and anot…

  • Influenza and Public Health

    Influenza and Public Health

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844078967

    Major influenza pandemics pose a constant threat. As evidenced by recent H5N1 avian flu and novel H1N1, influenza outbreaks can come in close succession, yet differ in their transmission and impact. With accelerated levels of commercial and populati…

  • Urban Air Pollution in Asian Cities

    Urban Air Pollution in Asian Cities
    av Dieter Schwela

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844073757

    Air pollution has become part of the daily existence of many people who work, live and use the streets in Asian cities. Each day millions of city dwellers breathe air polluted with concentrations of chemicals, smoke and particles that dramatically e…

  • Cruise Tourism in Polar Regions

    Cruise Tourism in Polar Regions

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844078486

    Cruises are the primary form of tourism in the Polar Regions and cruise ship tourism in both the Arctic and Antarctic is expanding rapidly. The industry has moved beyond its infancy, and is now entering a maturing phase with increased numbers and ty…

  • Urban Microclimate

    Urban Microclimate
    av Evyatar Erell

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844074679

    The quality of life of millions of people living in cities could be improved if the form of the city were to evolve in a manner appropriate to its climatic context. Climatically responsive urban design is vital to any notion of sustainability: it en…

  • The 2030 Spike

    The 2030 Spike
    av Colin Mason

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844070183

    The clock is relentlessly ticking! Our world teeters on a knife-edge between a peaceful and prosperous future for all, and a dark winter of death and destruction that threatens to smother the light of civilization. Within 30 years, in the 2030 decad…

  • Sustainable Cities in Developing Countries

    Sustainable Cities in Developing Countries
    av Cedric Pugh

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853836190

    This text addresses the difficulties of balancing the imperatives of sustainability with the pressing challenges facing some of the world's most underdeveloped areas. Various perspectives are brought to bear on issues from economics and theories of…

  • Wall Paintings

    Wall Paintings
    av Adrian Heritage

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844073283

    The wall paintings of Hardham Church, which date from c1100, are amongst the most important schemes of medieval painted decoration in England. Their iconography is also of international significance. Despite this significance, the wall paintings are…

  • Geothermal Heat Pumps

    Geothermal Heat Pumps
    av Karl Ochsner

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844074068

    Geothermal Heat Pumps is the most comprehensive guide to the selection, design and installation of geothermal heat pumps available. This leading manual presents the most recent information and market developments in order to put any installer, engin…

  • Sustaining the Soil

    Sustaining the Soil

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853833724

    Indigenous soil and water conservation practices are rarely acknowledged in the design of conventional development projects. Instead, the history of soil and water conservation in Africa has been one of imposing external solutions without regard for…

  • A Handbook on Low-Energy Buildings and District-Energy Systems

    A Handbook on Low-Energy Buildings and District-Energy Systems
    av L.D. Danny Harvey

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844072439

    Winner of Choice Magazine - Outstanding Academic Titles for 2007 Buildings account for over one third of global energy use and associated greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. Reducing energy use by buildings is therefore an essential part of any stra…

  • Handbook of Climate Change and India

    Handbook of Climate Change and India

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849713580

    How do policymakers, businesses and civil society in India approach the challenge of climate change? What do they believe global climate negotiations will achieve and how? And how are Indian political and policy debates internalizing climate change?…

  • Urban Development and Civil Society

    Urban Development and Civil Society
    av Michael Carley

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853837173

    This text outlines the essential conditions for effective urban planning and management, placing "bottom-up" community initiatives at the heart of a push for equitable and sustainable development in cities. Case studies show how urban communities ca…

  • Contested Waterscapes in the Mekong Region

    Contested Waterscapes in the Mekong Region

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844077076

    The catchment area of the Mekong River and its tributaries extends from China, through Burma/Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and to Vietnam. The water resources of the Mekong region - from the Irrawaddy and Nu-Salween in the west, across the Chao…

  • Child Slaves

    Child Slaves
    av Peter Lee-Wright

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849710411

    In Portugal, 12-year-olds manufacture clothes destined for British chain-stores. In Brazil, children work more than nine hours a day glueing shoes for sale in the West. This book, based on research done with the co-operation of the Anti-Slavery Soci…

  • Developing Wind Power Projects

    Developing Wind Power Projects
    av Tore Wizelius

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844072620

    Wind power is developing rapidly, in terms of both the number of new installations and in interest from stakeholders including policy-makers, NGOs, research scientists, industry and the general public. Unlike the majority of other texts on wind powe…

  • The Gene Revolution

    The Gene Revolution

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844074099

    Whether or not to embrace GM technologies is a fundamental and politically charged question facing humanity in the 21st century, particularly in light of rapidly growing populations and the unknown future impacts of climate change.The Gene Revolutio…

  • Clean and Competitive

    Clean and Competitive
    av Rupert Howes

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853834905

    Reconciling wealth creation and environmental care is one of the key challenges in the pursuit of sustainable development. Companies considering greener modes of operation are mindful of their formal responsibilities to advance shareholders' interes…