Recycling Reconsidered The Present Failure and Future Promise of Environmental Action in the United States


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > recycling | Published on 20/May/2018 20:27

320 pages , MIT Press , 2011-12-09
Recycling is widely celebrated as an environmental success story. The accomplishments of the recycling movement can be seen in municipal practice, a thriving private recycling industry, and widespread public support and participation. In the United States, more people recycle than vote. But, as Samantha MacBride points out in this book,...[Read More]



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Health and Climate Change Modelling the impacts of global warming and ozone depletion


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > global warming | Published on 20/May/2018 08:44

204 pages , Routledge , 2014-04-08
'Understanding how complex ecological and climatic change can influence human health is the new challenge before us. The book confronts these multidimensional risk assessments head-on and will catalyse the important interdisciplinary and integrated approach that is the new paradigm now required for environmental and public health resear...[Read More]



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Tar Sands Dirty Oil and the Future of a Continent, Revised and Updated Edition


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > renewable energy | Published on 20/May/2018 00:46

240 pages , Greystone Books Ltd , 2010-08-01
Tar Sands critically examines the frenzied development in the Canadian tar sands and the far-reaching implications for all of North America. Bitumen, the sticky stuff that ancients used to glue the Tower of Babel together, is the world’s most expensive hydrocarbon. This difficult-to-find resource has made Canada the number-o...[Read More]



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Environmental Impacts of Waste Paper Recycling


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > recycling | Published on 19/May/2018 22:20

178 pages , Routledge , 2013-07-04
Why has classical rhetoric been a subject of such growing interest for the past ten years? Because the most exciting work in classical rhetoric has asked us to rethink classical concepts in modern terms. What's been missing, at least in book-length form, is a scholarly rethinking of rhetorical memory and delivery. As many scholars have ...[Read More]



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Environmental Management Processes and Practices for Australia


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > environmental management | Published on 19/May/2018 12:55

360 pages , Federation Press , 2005-01
Environmental Management Processes and Practices describes the main approaches to environmental management that come from the social sciences.Ian Thomas provides an understanding of the systems and processes that are used to guide the more technical elements of environmental management. He uses uncomplicated examples of environmenta...[Read More]



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Modelling Sustainable Development Transitions to a Sustainable Future


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > Sustainability | Published on 19/May/2018 05:40

259 pages , Edward Elgar Pub , 2009
'This book offers valuable analysis, insights and pragmatic guidelines from a group of leading researchers who have ample experience with sustainability indicators and their use in applied economic models. It is an important contribution to the growing literature on making development more sustainable, and nicely complements recent wor...[Read More]



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The Mad, Mad, Mad World of Climatism Mankind and Climate Change Mania


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > environmental education | Published on 18/May/2018 14:39

301 pages , 2012
Using figures, cartoons, and whimsical sidebars, Steve Goreham describes our crazy world, which is far down the primrose path of global warming fantasy. Contrary to popular consensus, global warming is natural and cars are innocent. But this book is not short on science. Goreham uses charts, graphs, and references to dozens of scientific papers to support his ar...[Read More]



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Sustainability Impact Assessment of Land Use Changes


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > Sustainability | Published on 18/May/2018 08:20

508 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2008-06-11
There are many reasons why strategic intelligence is required to support policy decisions. These primarily stem from the nature of today's kno- edge society with two contrasting trends. On the one hand, there is a trend of increasing human intelligence in the economic, social and political s- tems. On the other h...[Read More]



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The Bad Science and Bad Policy of Obama's Global Warming Agenda


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > global warming | Published on 17/May/2018 18:03

38 pages , Encounter Books , 2010
As the U.N. moves closer to a new global warming treaty, it is time to examine the calls for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. The health and welfare of humanity has benefited from access to fossil fuels, and any drastic move to limit that access must have extraordinary evidence to support it. While alternative energy technologies ...[Read More]



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Critical Political Ecology The Politics of Environmental Science


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > environmental science | Published on 17/May/2018 14:32

336 pages , Routledge , 2004-11-23
Critical Political Ecology brings political debate to the science of ecology. As political controversies multiply over the science underlying environmental debates, there is an increasing need to understand the relationship between environmental science and politics. In this timely and wide-ranging volume, Tim Forsyth uses an innovative...[Read More]



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Sustainable Development Strategies A Resource Book


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > environmental sustainability | Published on 17/May/2018 03:26

382 pages , Routledge , 2012-09-10
First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.



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Evaluation of Guidelines for Exposures to Technologically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > Environmental protection | Published on 16/May/2018 16:51

294 pages , National Academies Press , 1999-01-25
Naturally occurring radionuclides are found throughout the earth's crust, and they form part of the natural background of radiation to which all humans are exposed. Many human activities-such as mining and milling of ores, extraction of petroleum products, use of groundwater for domestic purposes, and living in houses-alt...[Read More]



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