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Geojournal Library #66: The Sustainability of Rural Systems
Geojournal Library #66: The Sustainability of Rural Systems
by Ian R. Bowler
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This book examines the interaction of the dimensions of economy, society, and environment in the context of rural systems. It embraces a wide range of topics, including globalization and reregulation in sustainable food production, conservation and... (read more)

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Eco-Efficiency in Industry and Science #9: Environmental Management Accounting: Informational Andinstitutional Developments
Eco-Efficiency in Industry and Science #9: Environmental Management Accounting: Informational Andinstitutional Developments
by Jean-pierre Antoine
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Environmental Management Accounting (EMA) is increasingly recognised as a distinguished tool of environmental management. It helps to integrate a company's environmental and business interests, whereby enhancing corporate eco-efficiency in terms of... (read more)

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OECD Sustainable Development Studies Subsidy Reform and Sustainable Development: Political Economy Aspects (OECD Sustainable Development Studies)
OECD Sustainable Development Studies Subsidy Reform and Sustainable Development: Political Economy Aspects (OECD Sustainable Development Studies)
by Publishing Oecd Publishing
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Unsustainable subsidies are pervasive in the industry, agriculture, transport and energy sectors of most OECD countries. They are expensive for governments and can have harmful environmental and social effects. Eliminating these supports requires... (read more)

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Functionalized and Sensing Materials; Proceedings.
Functionalized and Sensing Materials; Proceedings.
by S. Suttiruengwong And W. Sricharussin.
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This first such conference drew local and international materials scientists, engineers, and technologists to discuss functionalized and modified polymers, functionalized and modified technical textiles, functionalized and modified rubbers... (read more)

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Greening the Firm: The Politics of Corporate Environmentalism
Greening the Firm: The Politics of Corporate Environmentalism
by Aseem Prakash
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This book asks why firms sometimes voluntarily adopt environmental policies which go beyond legal requirements.... (read more)

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The Orbital Perspective: Lessons in Seeing the Big Picture from a Journey of 71 Million Miles
The Orbital Perspective: Lessons in Seeing the Big Picture from a Journey of 71 Million Miles
by Ron Garan
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For astronaut Ron Garan, living on the International Space Station was a powerful, transformative experience... (read more)

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Green Gone Wild: Elevating Nature Above Human Rights
Green Gone Wild: Elevating Nature Above Human Rights
by M. David Stirling
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Green Gone Wild takes an in depth look at government confiscatory regulation of private property in the name of protecting so-called endangered plant and wildlife species that trample on Fifth Amendment guarantees. This book shines a spotlight on the... (read more)

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Sustainability: A Biological Perspective
Sustainability: A Biological Perspective
by Stephen Morse
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Encouraging students to engage in the challenges and complexity of sustainability, this text considers not only the theories underlying sustainability, but more importantly how theories are translated into practice and the difficulties of achieving this... (read more)

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The Path Through Infinity's Rainbow: Your Guide to Personal Survival and Spiritual Transformation in a World Gone Mad
The Path Through Infinity's Rainbow: Your Guide to Personal Survival and Spiritual Transformation in a World Gone Mad
by Michael P. Byron
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Today's energy, climate, and government crises are inarguably massive and mounting. Our civilization, our very existence, is threatened. It would be easy to despair, admits author and political scientist Michael P. Byron. But instead he offers the... (read more)

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Food and Fuel: Solutions for the Future
Food and Fuel: Solutions for the Future
by Andrew Heintzman
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The 21st century appears to be dominated by two major global crises: the scarcity of food and the disappearance of fuel. Through shortages and soaring costs, both have had detrimental effects on the environment and both have undermined the global economy... (read more)

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Towards Sustainable Development in Central America and the Caribbean
Towards Sustainable Development in Central America and the Caribbean
by Anders Danielson, Dr
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Since decline in the early 1980s, most countries in Central America and the Caribbean have returned to positive economic growth. The recovery often coincided with or followed extensive neoliberal reforms. The contributors to this book address the crucial... (read more)

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Innovation and Sustainability
Innovation and Sustainability
by Berchicci Luca
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One of the challenges met by green entrepreneurs and product developers who have tried to develop more sustainable products is that efforts to have better products in environmental terms do not always translate into effective business cases. The purpose... (read more)

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Greenhouse Gas Emissions
by Michael See
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The book principally addresses climate change and describes the remedial strategies for developing countries based on the 'Clean Development Mechanism' of the 'Kyoto Protocol'. It provides a very comprehensive account of the array of proposals and... (read more)

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International Facility Management (Innovation in the Built Environment)
International Facility Management (Innovation in the Built Environment)
by Edited By Kathy O. Roper And Lisa J. Borello.
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This up-to-date compilation of topics on the maturity and changes occurring within facility management worldwide offers insights into the growth and development of FM and its impact on today's business organisations. International Facility Management... (read more)

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Policy Instruments for Environmental and Natural Resource Management (2ND 12 Edition)
Policy Instruments for Environmental and Natural Resource Management (2ND 12 Edition)
by Thomas Sterner
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Thomas Sterner's book is an attempt to encourage more widespread and careful use of economic policy instruments. The book compares the accumulated experiences of the use of economic policy instruments in the U.S. and Europe, as well as in rich and poor... (read more)

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Main Currents in Western Environmental Thought
Main Currents in Western Environmental Thought
by Peter Hay
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Main Currents in Western Environmental Thought provides an inclusive and balanced survey of the major issues debated by Western environmentalists over the last three decades. Peter Hay examines issues in philosophy, religion, politics, and economics as... (read more)

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Corporate Policy, Values and Social Responsibility.
Corporate Policy, Values and Social Responsibility.
by Lawrence T. Nichols
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This outstanding volume combines the perspectives of managers, sociologists, and scholars of business ethics in order to analyze the social role of business in society. The authors discuss the organizational dynamics and dimensions of corporate social... (read more)

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Climate Change and Global Policy Regimes: Towards Institutional Legitimacy (International Political Economy)
Climate Change and Global Policy Regimes: Towards Institutional Legitimacy (International Political Economy)
by Timothy (edt) Cadman
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Since the creation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, media and public attention has been focussed on the global negotiations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Little attention has been paid to the institutions that are... (read more)

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Green Chic: Saving the Earth in Style
Green Chic: Saving the Earth in Style
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Matheson slyly steers us toward consumer goods and services that minimize our earth-stomping human footprint. She's brave enough to say 'buy less of everything, ' and even the politically fraught 'buy nothing.' Matheson's genius is to make this seem not... (read more)

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Aid That Works: Successful Development in Fragile States
Aid That Works: Successful Development in Fragile States
by James Manor
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Research in recent years on aid effectiveness shows that significant obstacles in fragile states--insecurity, poor governance and weak implementation capacity--usually prevent aid from achieving the desired results in these environments. This study... (read more)

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