2014-05-06T17:43:07Z Ecology begins by considering the energy flow through an ecosystem with its presentation of the Laws of Thermodynamics, energy pyramids, food chains and food webs. It considers the interrelationship between photosynthesis and respiration before it focuses on the biology of populations. This part of the unit highlights the rates of change in populations, dynam...[Read More]
340 pages , Earthscan , 2010 Reflecting its reliance on fossil fuels, the electric power industry produces the majority of the world's greenhouse gas emissions. The need for a revolution in the industry becomes further apparent given that 'decarbonization' means an increasing electrification of other sectors of the economy?in particular, through a switch from gasoline to...[Read More]
1997-12-01T08:00:00Z The Ecology of Place is a timely resource for planners, economic development specialists, students, and citizen activists working toward establishing healthier and more sustainable patterns of growth and development.