Energy and the Ecological Economics of Sustainability

John Peet

Energy and the Ecological Economics of Sustainability examines the roots of the present environmental crisis in the neoclassical economics upon which modern industrial society is based. The author explains that only when we view ourselves...

327 pages
6 x 9

Taking Out the Trash
A No-Nonsense Guide To Recycling

Taking Out the Trash is a practical and useful guide to how individuals, businesses, and communities can help alleviate America's garbage crisis.

249 pages
6 x 9

Steering a New Course
Transportation, Energy, and the Environment

Deborah Gordon and Warren Leon

Steering a New Course offers a comprehensive survey and analysis of America's transportation system -- how it contributes to our environmental problems and how we could make it safer, more efficient, and less costly.

259 pages
6 x 9

The Rising Tide
Global Warming And World Sea Levels

The Rising Tide is the first analysis of global warming and world sea level rise. It outlines state, national, and international actions to respond to the effects of global warming on coastal communities and ecosystems.

157 pages
6 x 9

Climate Change
The Ipcc Response Strategies

Climate Change is the report of Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), established in 1988 by the World Meteorological Organization and UNEP to address the threat of global warming on an international...

333 pages
8.5 x 11

Plastics
America's Packaging Dilemma

Plastics explains what plastics are, how they are made, how they are used, and the problems and opportunities they bring.

133 pages
6 x 9

Recycling and Incineration
Evaluating The Choices

Richard Denison, John Ruston, and Environmental Defense Fund

Recycling and Incineration presents information on the technology, economics, environmental concerns, and legal intricacies behind recycling and incineration programs.

261 pages
6 x 9

Fighting Toxics
A Manual for Protecting your Family, Community, and Workplace

National Toxics Campaign; Edited by Gary Cohen and John O'Connor; Foreword by Barry Commoner

Fighting Toxics is a step-by-step guide illustrating how to investigate the toxic hazards that may exist in your community, how to determine the risks they pose to your health, and how to launch an effective campaign to eliminate them.

363 pages
6 x 9

Challenge of Global Warming

Natural Resources Defense Council; Edited by Dean E. Abrahamson; Foreword by Timothy Wirth

Challenge of Global Warming examines the causes and effects of global climate change.

376 pages
6 x 9

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