Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
by Thomas Elmqvist, et al.
Publisher: Springer 2013
Number of pages: 714
Urbanization is a global phenomenon and the book emphasizes that this is not just a social-technological process. It is also a social-ecological process where cities are places for nature, and where cities also are dependent on, and have impacts on, the biosphere at different scales from local to global. The book is a global assessment.
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- National Petroleum Council
This analysis of energy in America is based on well-documented facts and data. The conclusions are sobering: there's no easy way out of our energy fix, but the road map that this book lays out clearly points the way toward a secure energy future.
by Richard C. J. Somerville - University of California Press
An authoritative, up-to-date handbook on global change. Written by a scientist for nonscientists, this primer humanizes the great environmental issues of our time - the hole in the ozone layer, the greenhouse effect, acid rain, and air pollution.
by Er Sunil Kumar - InTech
This publication will open the eyes of the citizens to the increasing menace posed by the lack of waste management systems. It also hopes to instill a moral compulsion among policy makers to make waste management a part of their development policy.
by Juha I. Uitto, et al. - Springer
This authoritative book presents the ever progressing state of the art in evaluating climate change strategies and action. Important topics include how policies and organisations aim to achieve impact and how this is measured ...