Social Sustainability A Multilevel Approach to Social Inclusion


Published in: Google Books > Social Science > Sustainability | Published on 20/Jan/2020 11:51

332 pages , Routledge , 2013-08-21
How can we raise the standard of living of the world’s poor and maintain high levels of social health and well-being in the developed world, while simultaneously reducing the environmental damage wrought by human activity? The social dimension of sustainability is becoming recognized as a necessary if not sufficient condition for atta...[Read More]



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Sustainable Development as Environmental Harm Rights, Regulation, and Injustice in the Canadian Oil Sands


Published in: Google Books > Social Science > environmental sustainability | Published on 14/Jan/2020 02:26

212 pages , Routledge , 2019-04-01
In this in-depth analysis of First Nations opposition to the oil sands industry, James Heydon offers detailed empirical insight into Canadian oil sands regulation. The environmental consequences of the oil sands industry have been thoroughly explored by scholars from a variety of disciplines. However, less well understood is how and why...[Read More]



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Environmental Sustainability in a Time of Change


Published in: Google Books > Social Science > environmental sustainability | Published on 13/Jan/2020 21:19

325 pages , Springer Nature , 2019-10-18
Environmental Sustainability in a Time of Change is the first book in a new Palgrave series on Environmental Sustainability. It takes a fresh look at the dynamic field of environmental sustainability by exploring the interconnections between climate change, water, energy, waste, land use, ecosystems, food, and transportation. It a...[Read More]



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The Impact of Global Warming on Texas A Report of the Task Force on Climate Change in Texas


Published in: Google Books > Social Science > global warming | Published on 16/Dec/2019 08:52

242 pages , University of Texas Press , 1995-01-01
Overall, this book is an admirable attempt at a discussion of the effects of global warming, and should stimulate discussions of policy options at the state, and even national, level. . . . This thought-provoking book is suitable for environmental decisionmakers in Texas (or in any state) who are trying to deal with glob...[Read More]



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The Science of Adolescent Risk-Taking Workshop Report


Published in: Google Books > Social Science > ecology for kids | Published on 09/Dec/2019 14:58

144 pages , National Academies Press , 2011-02-25
Adolescence is a time when youth make decisions, both good and bad, that have consequences for the rest of their lives. Some of these decisions put them at risk of lifelong health problems, injury, or death. The Institute of Medicine held three public workshops between 2008 and 2009 to provide a venue for researchers, hea...[Read More]



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Children and Residential Experiences Creating Conditions for Change


Published in: Google Books > Social Science > ecology for kids | Published on 09/Dec/2019 04:14

250 pages , Child & Family Press , 2009



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Statistics in Environmental Sciences


Published in: Google Books > Social Science > environmental science | Published on 02/Dec/2019 06:41

310 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2019-08-08
Statistical tools are indispensable for the environmental sciences. They have become an integral part of the scientific process, from the development of the sampling plan to the obtainment of results. Statistics in Environmental Sciences provides the foundation for the interpretation of quantitative data (basic vocabulary, main ...[Read More]



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Stuffed and Starved , Raj Patel


Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction,Politics & Current Events > environmental management | Published on 25/Nov/2019 15:40

2008-04-01T07:00:00Z
Completely updated and revised edition of one of the most widely-praised food books of recent years.
 
It's a perverse fact of modern life: There are more starving people in the world than ever before, while there are also more people who are overweight.

To find out how we got to this point and what we can do about it, Raj Patel l...[Read More]



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2017-07-07T07:00:00Z
Behind us is a giant volcanic crater called Haleakal?. Along with Kilauea and Mauna Loa, they're the stuff that Hawai'i is made of. The word here is vulcanism, and in these islands, it's as much a threat to human life as are tsunamis and typhoons.

As a boy sitting in Mr. Coy Mabe's 8th grade earth science class, I was bored by...[Read More]



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2019-10-16T07:00:00Z
We just know that readers all across the world are going to ask, "Just what does the motion picture Titanic have to do with this publication?" It has much to do with it. 

It was from Southampton, our port of departure and return that the ill-fated ship also departed in April of 1912, sinking and sending 1,500 passengers to their horrible deat...[Read More]



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Sustainability Man-Amazonia-World


Published in: Google Books > Social Science > Sustainability | Published on 11/Nov/2019 09:16

300 pages , America Star Books , 2013-12-20
The reinvention and the emergency of the capitalism with new worldwide contours, having ecology as the paradigm of modernity, have introduced a set of new problems. The integration of the world economy with environmental questions, the control on the ecological future of the planet, the reinventions of new ethical utopias for t...[Read More]



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Climate Change and Social Inequality The Health and Social Costs of Global Warming


Published in: Google Books > Social Science > global warming | Published on 04/Nov/2019 11:56

248 pages , Routledge , 2018-09-03
The year 2016 was the hottest year on record and the third consecutive record-breaking year in planet temperatures. The following year was the hottest in a non-El Nino year. Of the seventeen hottest years ever recorded, sixteen have occurred since 2000, indicating the trend in climate change is toward an ever warmer Earth. However, clim...[Read More]



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