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Pollution & threats to the environment

Paperback. Editor(s): Szeman, Imre; Boyer, Dominic. Num Pages: 616 pages, 16, 6 colour illustrations, 3 black & white halftones, 7 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: DQ; RNF; RNPG. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 155 x 37. .
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781421421896
ISBN
9781421421896

€ 45.99
€ 40.91

Paperback. Argues that energy can become a tool for environmental protection, that energy and environment are not by definition in conflict with each other and that by pooling energy production and environmental protection ideas energy can be part of a solution rather than the problem. This book also makes specific proposals. Num Pages: 224 pages, 8 maps and diagrams. BIC Classification: RNPG; THX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 213 x 139 x 18. Weight in Grams: 324.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845115388
ISBN
9781845115388

€ 18.61

Paperback. * A leading theologian's analysis of the root problems behind climate change * Proposes a relational, eco-friendly notion of what it is to be human Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: HRCX6; RNPG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 154 x 14. Weight in Grams: 338.
Publisher
Fortress Press
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780800662714
ISBN
9780800662714

€ 16.99
€ 16.41

Paperback. Num Pages: 248 pages, Illustrations (some col.), maps (some col.). BIC Classification: 1KBB; RNP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 532.
Publisher
National Academies Press United States
Number of pages
248
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780309144018
ISBN
9780309144018

€ 63.87

Hardcover. Examining urban environmental issues at the macro, municipal level down to the micro community and individual level, this volume features cities and metropolitan regions across the global north and south with case studies from the United States, Canada, Eastern and Western Europe to India, Central America, South America and Africa. Editor(s): Holt, William. Series Editor(s): Hutchison, Ray. Series: Research in Urban Sociology. Num Pages: 350 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JFSG; RNPG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 159 x 34. Weight in Grams: 690.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Limited United Kingdom
Number of pages
350
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781900369
ISBN
9781781900369

€ 88.17
€ 32.69

Paperback. How we can conquer global warming, gain energy independence and enjoy prosperity? Num Pages: 416 pages, photos, figures, notes, index. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JPQB; KNB; RNPG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 152 x 27. Weight in Grams: 575.
Publisher
Island Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781597266499
ISBN
9781597266499

€ 30.99
€ 28.52

Hardcover. Num Pages: 369 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: PSAF; RNF; RNP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 260 x 187 x 25. Weight in Grams: 842.
Publisher
Nova Science Publishers Inc United States
Number of pages
369
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781620817124
ISBN
9781620817124

€ 240.57
€ 228.76

Hardcover. Num Pages: 496 pages, 69 figures, 19 tables. BIC Classification: KCN; RNFD; RNP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 178. .
Publisher
The MIT Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
second edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780262034043
ISBN
9780262034043

€ 104.81

Paperback. Is there anything we can really do about climate change? Have we left it too late? Or is there still hope? This book describes the revolutionary tools that could help avoid disaster. Cutting through the debates and noise to acknowledge that humans are not capable of perfection, it offers real-world solutions. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: RNPG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 113 x 180 x 29. Weight in Grams: 214.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1813
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141981048
ISBN
9780141981048

€ 9.99
€ 9.39

Hardcover. This study looks at how Egyptians in particular understand environmental problems and what their roles are in the solutions. The focus of Egyptian concerns lies not in the Western global perpective. but immediate environmetal degradation, including sewage, garbage, and noise pollution. Num Pages: 192 pages, 5 maps, photographs. BIC Classification: 1HBE; RNP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 21. Weight in Grams: 553.
Publisher
The American University in Cairo Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9789774245725
ISBN
9789774245725

€ 33.99
€ 31.66

Paperback. In this book, James Painter analyses how the international media present the two issues of risk and uncertainty. He focuses on the coverage of recent projections of global temperatures and of the melting ice of the Arctic Sea, and includes six countries. Series: Reuters Challenges. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: JFD; RNPG. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 217 x 139 x 15. Weight in Grams: 260.
Publisher
I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780765884
ISBN
9781780765884

€ 17.65

Hardcover. Editor(s): Buchanan, Eugene. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1MTN; RNKH; RNPG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 178. .
Publisher
Falcon Guides
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781493022960
ISBN
9781493022960

€ 19.99
€ 18.28

Paperback. Num Pages: 313 pages, tables. BIC Classification: 1DNN; MBN; RNP; RP; THFG; THFP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 249 x 176 x 17. Weight in Grams: 644.
Publisher
Tapir Academic Press Norway
Number of pages
313
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Condition
New
SKU
V9788251911757
ISBN
9788251911757

€ 36.99
€ 33.79

Paperback. This book is a Nobel Prize-winning scientist's assessment of options for switching to sustainable energy provision to avert potentially disastrous consequences of climate change. Series: Canto Classics. Num Pages: 379 pages, 38 b/w illus. BIC Classification: RNPG; THX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 214 x 146 x 18. Weight in Grams: 536.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107673724
ISBN
9781107673724

€ 18.46

Paperback. Series: World Bank Technical Paper. Num Pages: 56 pages, tabs. BIC Classification: 1QFG; RNP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 280 x 206 x 8. Weight in Grams: 200.
Publisher
World Bank Publications
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9780821349489
ISBN
9780821349489

€ 17.01

Hardcover.
Publisher
University Press of Colorado Colorado
Number of pages
216
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1994
Edition
1st
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KNH0011215
ISBN
9780870813344

€ 6.26

Paperback. A systematic examination by the best writers in a variety of fields working on issues of how climate change affects society, and how social, economic, and political systems can, do, and should respond. Editor(s): Dryzek, John S.; Norgaard, Richard B.; Schlosberg, David. Series: Oxford Handbooks in Politics & International Relations. Num Pages: 752 pages, black & white illustrations, figures. BIC Classification: JPS; RNPG; RNT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 245 x 181 x 41. Weight in Grams: 1272.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
752
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199683420
ISBN
9780199683420

€ 44.69

Paperback. Reveals a disturbing collusion of interests responsible for creating a distorted understanding of changes in global climate. This book concludes that the main driver of global warming has been an unprecedented combination of natural events. Num Pages: 416 pages, 29 half-tones. BIC Classification: RNPG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 30. Weight in Grams: 650.
Publisher
Clairview Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
416
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781905570195
ISBN
9781905570195

€ 18.99
€ 14.86

Paperback. How, then, do people decide which risks to take and which to ignore? On what basis are certain dangers guarded against and others relegated to secondary status? This book explores how we decide what risks to take and which to ignore, both as individuals and as a culture. Num Pages: 224 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: RNP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 217 x 142 x 15. Weight in Grams: 324. An Essay on the Selection of Technological and Environmental Dangers. 224 pages. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. BIC Classification: RNP. Dimension: 217 x 142 x 15. Weight: 338.
Publisher
University of California Press
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1983
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520050631
ISBN
9780520050631

€ 31.99
€ 28.18

Paperback. The oceans exert a vital moderating influence on the Earth's climate system. They provide inertia to the global climate, essentially acting as the pacemaker of climate variability and change, and they provide heat to high latitudes, keeping them habitable. This title offers a short, self-contained introduction to the subject. Series: Princeton Primers in Climate. Num Pages: 248 pages, 32 line illus. 2 tables. BIC Classification: RBKC; RBP; RNPG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 128 x 203 x 15. Weight in Grams: 302.
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Number of pages
248
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691150284
ISBN
9780691150284

€ 34.99
€ 30.90

Hardcover. Focusing on S.E. Asia, the economics of climate change and the relationship between climate change and economic development, this book examines the region's vulnerability to the impact of climate change, forecasts environmental and economic outcomes and opportunities these factors provide for policy actions towards alleviating this vulnerability. Num Pages: 216 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FM; KCM; RNPG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 223 x 137 x 16. Weight in Grams: 372.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
216
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Edition
2007 ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230542792
ISBN
9780230542792

€ 109.32

Hardcover. Editor(s): Dulal, Hari Bansha. Num Pages: 430 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white line drawings, black & white tables, figures. BIC Classification: JFFA; JPS; RNPG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 168 x 238 x 31. Weight in Grams: 732.
Publisher
Lexington Books United States
Number of pages
430
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780739168011
ISBN
9780739168011

€ 59.82
€ 23.19

Paperback. Climate change is no laughing matter, but maybe it should be. The topic is so critical that everyone, from students to policy-makers to voters, needs a quick and easy guide to the basics. This title covers topics ranging from Milankovitch cycles to carbon taxes. Num Pages: 224 pages, illustrated. BIC Classification: FXZ; RNPG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 254 x 178 x 11. Weight in Grams: 534.
Publisher
Island Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781610914383
ISBN
9781610914383

€ 20.23

Paperback. A field guide to the marvellously diverse creatures of the rainforest, this book includes information on 226 species. It identifies characteristics, similar species, vocalization, behaviour and natural history, geographic range, conservation status, local names and literature references. Illustrator(s): Feer, Francois. Num Pages: 318 pages, 29 colour plates, 9 halftones, 195 maps, 14 line drawings. BIC Classification: PSVW7; RGBL; RNPD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 226 x 160 x 19. Weight in Grams: 590.
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
318
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Edition
Second Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226207216
ISBN
9780226207216

€ 45.99
€ 43.63

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