Fighting Global Warming: A Problematic Economic Integration Explaining the daunting economic plan behind COP21


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > global warming | Published on 01/Jun/2020 23:55

126 pages , Vincent Lannoye , 2020-01-12



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Limiting Global Warming to Well Below 2 °C: Energy System Modelling and Policy Development


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > global warming | Published on 01/Jun/2020 19:59

423 pages , Springer , 2018-03-31
This book presents the energy system roadmaps necessary to limit global temperature increase to below 2°C, in order to avoid the catastrophic impacts of climate change. It provides a unique perspective on and critical understanding of the feasibility of a well-below-2°C world by exploring energy system pathways, technology innovations,...[Read More]



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The Future of Packaging From Linear to Circular


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > recycling | Published on 18/May/2020 21:20

320 pages , Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2019-02-05
Only 35 percent of the 240 million metric tons of waste generated in the United States alone gets recycled, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. This extraordinary collection shows how manufacturers can move from a one-way take-make-waste economy that is burying the world in waste to a circular, make-use-re...[Read More]



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Waste and Wealth An Ethnography of Labor, Value, and Morality in a Vietnamese Recycling Economy


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > recycling | Published on 18/May/2020 19:52

232 pages , Issues of Globalization: Case , 2018-09-14
Mobility, networks and gendered householding -- Labor, economy and urban space -- Uncertainty, ambiguity and the ethic of risk-taking -- Mobility, moral discourses and the anxiety of care -- Rural entrepreneurship, local development and social aspirations -- Money and consumption : gendered desires, class matters -- ...[Read More]



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The Vertical Farm , Dr. Dickson Despommier


Published in: itune > Industries & Professions,Books,Business & Personal Finance,Professional & Technical,Engineering > Ecology | Published on 04/May/2020 18:39

2010-10-12T07:00:00Z
"The vertical farm is a world-changing innovation whose time has come. Dickson Despommier's visionary book provides a blueprint for securing the world's food supply and at the same time solving one of the gravest environmental crises facing us today."--Sting

Imagine a world where every town has their own local food source, grown in the safest way possible...[Read More]



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Environmental Issues in the Curricula of International Business The Green Imperative


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > environmental issues | Published on 27/Apr/2020 08:21

186 pages , Psychology Press , 1993
If today's business schools are to fulfill their obligation to produce the managers of the future, academic training has to include environmental awareness. This book provides a better understanding of the dramatic implications that environmental concerns are having on the practice of business and on the teaching of business practices....[Read More]



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Economic Globalisation Social Conflicts, Labour and Environmental Issues


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > environmental issues | Published on 27/Apr/2020 05:13

360 pages , Edward Elgar Publishing , 2004-01-28
In this title, international contributors, from both developing and higher income countries, identify and discuss major social conflicts, labour and distributional concerns, environmental issues and impacts arising from the very rapid increase in globalization experienced since the early 1970s.



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The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels, Revised Edition , Alex Epstein


Published in: itune > Industries & Professions,Books,Business & Personal Finance,Professional & Technical,Engineering,Power Resources > environmental science | Published on 06/Apr/2020 08:55

2014-11-13T08:00:00Z
Revised and updated--a contrarian cost-benefit analysis that will make you rethink your ideas about fossil fuels.

For decades, environmentalists have told us that using fossil fuels is a self-destructive addiction that will destroy our planet. Yet at the same time, by every measure of human well-being, from life expectancy to clean water to ...[Read More]



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2009-11-02T08:00:00Z
Part memoir and part investigative report, Eating Animals is the groundbreaking moral examination of vegetarianism, farming, and the food we eat every day that inspired the documentary of the same name.

Bestselling author Jonathan Safran Foer spent much of his life oscillating between enthusiastic carnivore and occasional vegetarian. For y...[Read More]



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The Third Industrial Revolution , Jeremy Rifkin


Published in: itune > Political Science,Books,Politics & Current Events,Business & Personal Finance,Finance > green energy | Published on 31/Mar/2020 08:30

2011-10-04T07:00:00Z
The Industrial Revolution, powered by oil and other fossil fuels, is spiraling into a dangerous endgame. The price of gas and food are climbing, unemployment remains high, the housing market has tanked, consumer and government debt is soaring, and the recovery is slowing. Facing the prospect of a second collapse of the global economy, humanity is desperate for a sus...[Read More]



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The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels , Alex Epstein


Published in: itune > Industries & Professions,Books,Business & Personal Finance,Professional & Technical,Engineering > green energy | Published on 31/Mar/2020 01:55

2014-11-13T08:00:00Z
Could everything we know about fossil fuels be wrong?

For decades, environmentalists have told us that using fossil fuels is a self-destructive addiction that will destroy our planet. Yet at the same time, by every measure of human well-being, from life expectancy to clean water to climate safety, life has been getting better and better.

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Managing Socio-ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes for Sustainable Communities in Asia , Osamu Saito, Suneetha M. Subramanian, Shizuka Hashimoto & Kazuhiko Takeuchi


Published in: itune > Environmental Engineering,Books,Professional & Technical,Engineering,Business & Personal Finance,Economics,Science & Nature,Environment,Nonfiction,Social Science,Sociology,Ecology,Politics & Current Events,Public Administration > green energy | Published on 31/Mar/2020 00:30

2020-02-10T08:00:00Z
This open access book presents up-to-date analyses of community-based approaches to sustainable resource management of SEPLS (socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes) in areas where a harmonious relationship between the natural environment and the people who inhabit it is essential to ensure community and environmental well-being as well as to build res...[Read More]



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