357 pages , Princeton University Press , 2007 Would improving the economic, social, and political condition of the world's disadvantaged people slow - or accelerate - environmental degradation? This book provide answers to this difficult question, using research on the impact of inequality on environmental sustainability.
472 pages , University of Chicago Press , 2010-10-01 Wolves are some of the world's most charismatic and controversial animals, capturing the imaginations of their friends and foes alike. Highly intelligent and adaptable, they hunt and play together in close-knit packs, sometimes roaming over hundreds of square miles in search of food. Once teetering on the brink of exti...[Read More]
424 pages , National Academies Press , 2009-02-24 Risk assessment has become a dominant public policy tool for making choices, based on limited resources, to protect public health and the environment. It has been instrumental to the mission of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as well as other federal agencies in evaluating public health concerns, informing ...[Read More]
TerraPass is a social enterprise that provides carbon offsetting products to individuals and businesses. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, TerraPass uses proceeds from member purchases to fund greenhouse gas reduction projects such as wind farms and methane digesters. TerraPass products include a Road TerraPass to offset car emissions, a Flight TerraPass to offset airplane emissions, a H...[Read More]
352 pages , Princeton University Press , 1978 In this pathbreaking and far-reaching work George Oster and Edward Wilson provide the first fully developed theory of caste evolution among the social insects. Furthermore, in studying the effects of natural selection in generally increasing the insects' ergonomic efficiency, they go beyond the concentration of previous resea...[Read More]