348 pages , Island Press , 1998-01-01 In this hard-hitting and timely book, world-renowned scientists and writers Paul R. Ehrlich and Anne H. Ehrlich speak out against what they call the "brownlash." Brownlash rhetoric, created by public relations spokespersons and a few dissident scientists, is a deliberate misstatement of scientific findings designed to support an anti...[Read More]
332 pages , iUniverse , 2011-05-09 Sustainable Weight Loss was named an Award-Winning Finalist in the Health: Diet & Weight Loss category of The USA "Best Books 2011" Awards, sponsored by USA Book News. Sustainable Weight Loss provides a road map to long-term weight loss that is simple and offers easy-to-understand principles. Gain the personal control needed to break th...[Read More]
155 pages , ASCE Publications , 2012-10-01 This title provides short descriptions of 50 real-world examples of constructed works that did not perform as intended. Designed for classroom use, each case study contains a brief summary, lessons learned, and references to key sources.
We think that imperialism, corporatism and dominating society have been screwing things up for too long, and the bioregion* of Cascadia, otherwise known as the Pacific Northwest, is above the bumbling arrogance of these aristocratic institutions and corporatocracies as well as their neoliberal (transnational corporate favoritism) agenda of "Free Trade" treaties like NAFTA and CAFTA as well as the...[Read More]
176 pages , Routledge , 2014-05-09 Baltimore, like many other cities around the globe, is redesigning local government policy and programs in order to become a more sustainable city. Sustainability, as a concept guiding public action, encourages city officials to integrate policy and programs addressing the economic, environmental, and social health of the community. Cit...[Read More]
In ecology, regime shifts are large, abrupt, persistent changes in the structure and function of a system. A regime is a characteristic behaviour of a system which is maintained by mutually reinforced processes or feedbacks. Regimes are considered persistent relative to the time period over which the shift occurs. The change of regimes, or the shift, usually occurs when a smooth change in an inter...[Read More]