Sustainability


"The Principles of Sustainability"

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At a time of increasingly rapid environmental deterioration and climate change, sustainability is an important issue facing the world. This book covers: historical development of the concept of sustainability; debates about how to achieve it; and, obstacles and the prospects for overcoming them. With index. 2 rev ed. Paperback, 224 pages. Size: 234 x 156 mm. Weight: 357g.
Author:  Dresner, Simon
ISBN:  184407496X
Publisher:  Earthscan Ltd
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Sustainability

"Fueling Our Future"

An Introduction to Sustainable Energy

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Overview of energy demand for students, policymakers, and readers without scientific backgrounds. With 1 line figure 61 halftones. Paperback, 192 pages. Size: 228 x 153 mm. Weight: 316g.
Author:  Evans, Robert L.
ISBN:  052168448X
Publisher:  Cambridge University Press
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Sustainability

"The Theory and Practice of Strategic Environmental Assessment"

Towards a More Systematic Approach

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Strategic environmental assessment (SEA) is a professional field driven by advances in theory and method, as well as by regulatory requirements in Europe, North America, Australasia, South Africa and, increasingly, across Asia. This book provides a review of SEA theory and practice, aimed at promoting a more systematic approach to SEA. With figures, tables, boxes, index. Paperback, 224 pages. Size: 246 x 189 mm. Weight: 364g.
Author:  Fischer, Thomas B.
ISBN:  1844074528
Publisher:  Earthscan Ltd
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Sustainability

"The Sustainability Mirage"

Illusion and Reality in the Coming War on Climate Change

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Offers a fresh thinking on energy usage, governance, education and the role of enterprise that we need to win the coming war on climate change. This book shows how sustainable development is destined to fail unless we retool it by focussing on the short term in order to tackle the urgency of climate change now not later. With figures, index. Paperback, 240 pages. Size: 234 x 156 mm. Weight: 271g.
Author:  Foster, John
ISBN:  1844075354
Publisher:  Earthscan Ltd
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Sustainability

"Winning Our Energy Independence"

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Sharing the authors energy solutions, this work explains how the sun, wind, biomass, geothermal, and hydrogen resources we have can be the fuels that solve energy issues and create a sustainable future for our planet. With 30 colour photos. Hardback, 240 pages. Size: 229 x 152 mm. Weight: 571g.
Author:  Freeman, David
ISBN:  1423601564
Publisher:  Gibbs M. Smith Inc
Date:  2007  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Sustainability

"Visions of Sustainability"

Cities and Regions

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Examines the sustainability of cities and regions and concludes that sustainability is not achievable. This book provides a conceptual framework for the assessment of the sustainability of cities and regions. It also reveals what options are available for humankind to achieve or loose sustainability. With 6 black & white tables, 1 black & white line drawings. Paperback, 144 pages. Size: 234 x 156 mm. Weight: 227g.
Author:  Frey, Hildebrand Yaneske, Paul
ISBN:  0415426480
Publisher:  Taylor & Francis Ltd
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Sustainability

"Cities People Planet"

Liveable Cities for a Sustainable World

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Considers the ecological design of the city and includes ideas and best practice examples of ecological architectural and urban design around the world. With illustrations (some col.). Hardback, 304 pages. Size: 231 x 181 mm. Weight: 968g.
Author:  Girardet, Herbert
ISBN:  047086575X
Publisher:  John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Date:  2004  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Sustainability

"Sustainability Networks"

Cognitive Tools for Expert Collaboration in Social-Ecological Systems

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"Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics" series; Sustainability is a word that means different things depending on who is using it, thus underlining the potential problems involved in experts from different fields teaming up to tackle sustainability problems. This book shows how sustainability is understood by academics and professionals alike. With 17 black & white illustrations, 11 black & white tables, 17 black & white line drawings. Hardback, 208 pages. Size: 234 x 156 mm. Weight: 459g.
Author:  Hukkinen, Janne
ISBN:  041546160X
Publisher:  Taylor & Francis Ltd
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly Sustainability

"Crisis and Opportunity"

Sustainability in American Agriculture

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"Our Sustainable Future" series; With the decline of family farms and rural communities and the rise of corporate farming and the resulting environmental degradation, American agriculture is in crisis. But this crisis offers the opportunity to rethink agriculture in sustainable terms. This collection describes what sustainable agriculture is, why it began, and how it can succeed. Paperback, 352 pages. Size: 216 x 141 mm. Weight: 406g.
Author:  Ikerd, John E.
ISBN:  0803211422
Publisher:  University of Nebraska Press
Date:  2008  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Sustainability

"The Earthscan Reader on Sustainable Consumption"

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"Earthscan Readers Series" series; A highly accessible yet comprehensive collection of writings from the world's foremost thinkers on the subject. With index. Paperback, 368 pages. Size: 234 x 156 mm. Weight: 651g.
Author:  Jackson, Tim
ISBN:  1844071642
Publisher:  Earthscan Ltd
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Sustainability

"Vision 2050"

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Presents a road to global sustainability. This book argues for the technological potential of increased energy efficiency, recycling, and development of renewable energy sources. It is suitable for policy makers, industrial leaders, and the general public. With 3 black & white halftones, 27 black & white line drawings. Hardback, 174 pages. Size: 235 x 155 mm. Weight: 460g.
Author:  Komiyama, Hiroshi Kraines, Steven
ISBN:  443109430X
Publisher:  Springer Verlag, Japan
Date:  2008  (Japan)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Sustainability

"Sustaining the Earth"

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"Cengage Advantage Books" series; Ninth edition. 9. Spiral Bound, 384 pages. Size: 272 x 229 mm. Weight: 784g.
Author:  Miller, G.
ISBN:  0495556874
Publisher:  Cengage Learning
Date:  2008  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Sustainability

"New Village Green"

Living Light, Living Local, Living Large

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The village green is the focal point of any community; a gathering place where the best ideas take root and the brightest voices are heard. This book gathers wisdom and insight from a thought-provoking virtual community. It includes topics that range from spirituality to solar panels. With b/w illus. Paperback, 264 pages. Size: 230 x 155 mm. Weight: 441g.
Author:  Morris, Stephen
ISBN:  0865715998
Publisher:  New Society Publishers
Date:  2007  (Canada)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Sustainability

"Plan C"

Community Survival Strategies for Peak Oil and Climate Change

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Concerns over climate change and energy depletion are increasing exponentially. Mainstream solutions still assume a panacea that will cure our climate ills without requiring any serious modification to our way of life. This title explores the risks inherent in trying to continue our energy-intensive lifestyle. With 120 b/w photos, charts & maps. Paperback, 316 pages. Size: 230 x 155 mm. Weight: 513g.
Author:  Murphy, Pat
ISBN:  0865716072
Publisher:  New Society Publishers
Date:  2008  (Canada)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Sustainability

"Natural Home Heating"

The Complete Guide to Renewable Energy Options

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With ill.. Paperback, 320 pages. Size: 250 x 205 mm. Weight: 726g.
Author:  Pahl, Greg
ISBN:  1931498229
Publisher:  Chelsea Green Publishing Co
Date:  2003  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Sustainability

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