Who Owns the Sky?
Our Common Assets And The Future Of Capitalism

Global warming has finally made clear the true costs of using our atmosphere as a giant sponge to soak up unwanted by-products of industrial activity. As nations, businesses, and citizens seek workable yet fair solutions for reducing carbon...

208 pages
6 x 9

Cool Companies
How The Best Businesses Boost Profits And Productivity By Cutting Greenhouse-Gas Emissions

Despite ongoing negotiations, consensus has not yet been reached on what action will be taken to combat global warming. A number of companies have looked beyond the current stalemate to see the prospect of reducing greenhouse-gas emissions not as...

287 pages
6 x 9

Reinventing Electric Utilities
Competition, Citizen Action, and Clean Power

Edward Smeloff and Peter Asmus; Foreword by Amory Lovins

Traditionally protected as monopolies, electric utilities are now being caught in the fervor for deregulation that is sweeping the country. Nearly forty states have enacted or are considering laws and regulations that will profoundly alter the...

254 pages
6 x 9

Environmental Justice
Issues, Policies, and Solutions

Edited by Bunyan Bryant

In Environmental Justice, leading thinkers of the environmental justice movement take a direct look at the failure of "top down" public policy to effectively deal with issues of environmental equity.

The book provides a startling look at...

288 pages
6 x 9

Designing the City
A Guide For Advocates And Public Officials

Written in a clear and engaging style, Designing the City is a practical manual for improving the way communities are planned, designed, and built. It presents a wealth of information on design and decision-making, including advice on how...

210 pages
6 x 9

Shaping National Responses to Climate Change
A Post-Rio Guide

Edited by Henry Lee

Shaping National Responses to Climate Change explores methods of designing, implementing, and gaining political support -- both domestically and internationally -- for strategies and policies to reduce greenhouse gases. The book frames the...

316 pages
6 x 9

Let the People Judge
Wise Use And The Private Property Rights Movement

Edited by John Echeverria and Ray Eby

One of the most serious challenges to environmentalism that has emerged in the 1990s is the so-called Wise Use movement. While operating under the guise of an independent movement of small landowners, it is in reality a backlash against...

381 pages
6 x 9

Future Drive
Electric Vehicles And Sustainable Transportation

In Future Drive, Daniel Sperling addresses the adverse energy and environmental consequences of increased travel, and analyzes current initiatives to suggest strategies for creating a more environmentally benign system of transportation...

191 pages
6 x 9

Investing in Natural Capital
The Ecological Economics Approach To Sustainability

Investing in Natural Capital presents the results of a workshop held following the second biannual conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics. It focuses on the relation of human development to natural capital, and...

520 pages
6 x 9

Renewable Energy
Sources For Fuels And Electricity

Edited by Laurie Burnham, Henry Kelly, Amula K. N. Reddy, Robert Williams, and Thomas B. Johansson

Written and edited by the world's leading experts, Renewable Energy is the most comprehensive reference work on alternative energy ever published. Overall performance, cost, market potential, and environmental impact are assessed for fuels...

1160 pages
6 x 9

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