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Under a Green Sky: Global Warming, the Mass

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Peter D. Ward

Under a Green Sky: Global Warming, the Mass Extinctions of the Past, and What They Can Tell Us about Our Future

Editura: Collins

Anul aparitiei: 2008

According to paleontologist Ward, all but one of the major extinction events in history have been brought on by climate change--the same global warming that occurs today. The author argues that events in the past can give valuable information about the future of our planet.

  

Eco Barons: The New Heroes of Environmental

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Edward Humes

Eco Barons: The New Heroes of Environmental Activism

Editura: Ecco

Anul aparitiei: 2010

While many people remain paralyzed by the scope of Earth's environmental crisis, the eco barons--a new, unheralded generation of men and women--have quietly dedicated their lives and fortunes to saving the planet from eco-logical destruction. From the former fashion magnate and founder of Esprit who's saved more rainforests than anyone else to the Hollywood pool cleaner who became the leading force behind a worldwide effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the incredible stories of "Eco Barons" offer proof that a single person's determination and vision can effect monumental change.

  

After the Ice: Life, Death, and Geopolitics in the

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Alun Anderson

After the Ice: Life, Death, and Geopolitics in the New Arctic

Editura: Smithsonian Books

Anul aparitiei: 2009

Global warming is changing the Arctic faster and more dramatically than any place else on Earth. "After the Ice" presents the winners and losers in this high stakes battle, from nations and native peoples to animals and the very landscape itself.

  

You Are Here: Exposing the Vital Link Between What

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Thomas M. Kostigen

You Are Here: Exposing the Vital Link Between What We Do and What That Does to Our Planet

Editura: HarperOne

Anul aparitiei: 2010

A leading environmental journalist travels to the most fragile places on Earth to show how what individuals do at home affects people, places, and things across the globe. 8-page 4-color photo insert.

  

Harmony: A New Way of Looking at Our World

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Harmony: A New Way of Looking at Our World

Editura: Harper

Anul aparitiei: 2010

In this informational, inspirational work, Charles, the Prince of Wales, describes his views on climate change for the first time, presenting a compelling case that the solution to this problem lies in our ability to regain our balance with nature.

  

Cartoon Guide to the Environment

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Larry Gonick

Cartoon Guide to the Environment

Editura: Collins Reference

Anul aparitiei: 1996

For those who think the Ozone Hole is a grunge rock band or that the Green Revolution happened in Greenland, this helpful, often hilarious book provides the perfect introduction to the world of environmental literacy. From chemical cycles to life communities to food webs to pollution, deforestation, and global warming, Gonnick explains environmental concepts in layman's terms and explains their relevance and relationship to the planet's ecology. Cartoons throughout.

  

Out of Water: From Abundance to Scarcity and How

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Colin Chartres, Samyuktha Varma

Out of Water: From Abundance to Scarcity and How to Solve the World's Water Problems

Editura: FT Press

Anul aparitiei: 2010

The Indispensable Guide to the Next Global Crisis: Water ""No water, no life. Are you wondering how this planet can be 'running out of water' when it still rains and rivers flow? This book is your guide. Colin Chartres has lived his life to improve the management of the water that gives life to all. His lessons are worth learning." " -Margaret Catley-Carlson, Member of the UN Secretary General's Advisory Board, Chair of the Global Water Partnership, and former Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF " " ""Chartres and Varma ably combine sound science and intelligent writing to illuminate the enormous technical and managerial challenges inherent in meeting the world's rapidly growing water needs. Wisely, "Out of Water" pays special attention to the complexities of managing water for agriculture, by far the largest consumer of water worldwide and the major contributor to water scarcity."" -Roberto Lenton, Chair, Inspection Panel, The World Bank ""Ensuring that we use water more wisely, more productively, and less profligately will be one of the defining challenges...of this century. There are solutions, and while implementing these will not be easy, they are achievable, as pointed out in ...

  

Essential Environment: The Science Behind the

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Scott Brennan, Jay Withgott

Essential Environment: The Science Behind the Stories [With Access Code]

Editura: Pearson Custom Publishing

Anul aparitiei: 2008

  

Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its

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Marc Reisner

Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water

Editura: Penguin Books

Anul aparitiei: 1993

Newly updated, this timely history of the struggle to discover and control water in the American West is a tale of rivers diverted and damned, political corruption and intrigue, billion-dollar battles over water rights, and economic and ecological disaster. Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. Photos.

  

Grassland: The History, Biology, Politics and

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Richard Manning

Grassland: The History, Biology, Politics and Promise of the American Prairie

Editura: Penguin Books

Anul aparitiei: 1997

More than forty percent of America was once open prairie, grassland that extended from Missouri to Montana. Taking a critical look at this little understood biome, award-winning journalist Richard Manning urges the reclamation of the land, showing how the grass is not only our last connection to the natural world, but a vital link to our own prehistoric roots, our history, and our culture.

  

Girls Gone Green

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Lynn Hirshfield

Girls Gone Green

Editura: Puffin Books

Anul aparitiei: 2010

Hayden Panettiere, Mischa Barton, Ellen Pagea everyoneas going green these days, but saving the environment is a large task for anyone to take on, especially a teenager. Yet the everyday green girls profiled here have a passionato do just that. Theyave stepped up, taken the initiative, and made their voices heard, and in doing so, they have helped to effect changeafrom creating a cosmetics line free of toxic chemicals to trying to conquer global warming to encouraging the use of wind power. Filled with stories from real girls who made a difference, plus lots of celebrity green girls who are doing their part to help out, "Girls Gone Green" gives girls everywhere the inspiration to do something to help their world. It doesnat matter how small the change isait only matters that you make the effort to bring about that change.

  

Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Social Movement in

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Paul Hawken

Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Social Movement in History Is Restoring Grace, Justice, and Beauty to the World

Editura: Penguin Books

Anul aparitiei: 2008

One of the world's most influential environmentalists--the author of "Natural Capitalism"--reveals a worldwide grassroots movement of hope and humanity to defend life on Earth.

  

Whole Earth Discipline: Why Dense Cities, Nuclear

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Stewart Brand

Whole Earth Discipline: Why Dense Cities, Nuclear Power, Transgenic Crops, Restored Wildlands, and Geoengineering Are Necessary

Editura: Penguin Books

Anul aparitiei: 2010

With a combination of scientific rigor and passionate advocacy, Brand shows exactly where the sources of environmental dilemmas lie and offers a bold and inventive set of policies and solutions for creating a more sustainable society.

  

The Politics of the Earth: Environmental

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John S. Dryzek

The Politics of the Earth: Environmental Discourses

Editura: Oxford University Press

Anul aparitiei: 2005

The Politics of the Earth provides an excellent and accessible introduction to thinking about the environment by looking at the way people use language on environmental issues. John Dryzek analyzes the various approaches which have dominated environmental issues over the last three decades, and which are likely to be influential in the future. These perspectives range from faith in unlimited economic growth to radical green politics. The history, interplay, and impact of these perspectives are analyzed and assessed, concluding with a plea for ecological democracy.

  

Environmental Economics

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Charles D. Kolstad

Environmental Economics

Editura: Oxford University Press

Anul aparitiei: 2010

  

The Polluters: The Making of Our Chemically

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Benjamin Ross, Steven Amter

The Polluters: The Making of Our Chemically Altered Environment

Editura: Oxford University Press, USA

Anul aparitiei: 2010

  

A Naturalist's Guide to the Arctic

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E. C. Pielou

A Naturalist's Guide to the Arctic

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Anul aparitiei: 1995

  

Deforesting the Earth: From Prehistory to Global

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Michael Williams

Deforesting the Earth: From Prehistory to Global Crisis, an Abridgment

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Anul aparitiei: 2006

  

This Borrowed Earth: Lessons from the Fifteen

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Robert Emmet Hernan

This Borrowed Earth: Lessons from the Fifteen Worst Environmental Disasters Around the World

Editura: Palgrave Macmillan

Anul aparitiei: 2010

Over the last century mankind has irrevocably damaged the environment through the unscrupulous greed of big business and our own willful ignorance. Here are the strikingly poignant accounts of disasters whose names live in infamy: Chernobyl, Bhopal, Exxon Valdez, Three Mile Island, Love Canal, Minamata and others. And with these, the extraordinary and inspirational stories of the countless men and women who fought bravely to protect the communities and environments at risk.

  

Disaster Deferred: How New Science Is Changing Our

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Seth Stein

Disaster Deferred: How New Science Is Changing Our View of Earthquake Hazards in the Midwest

Editura: Columbia University Press

Anul aparitiei: 2010

  
 
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