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Linkages of Sustainability

Linkages of Sustainability

Thomas E. Graedel and Ester van der Voet (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013581
eISBN:
9780262258845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013581.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Humanity faces immense hurdles as it struggles to define the path toward a sustainable future. The multiple components of sustainability, all of which demand attention, make understanding the very ... More

Liquid PowerContested Hydro-Modernities in Twentieth-Century Spain

Liquid Power: Contested Hydro-Modernities in Twentieth-Century Spain

Erik Swyngedouw

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029032
eISBN:
9780262326957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029032.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In this book, Erik Swyngedouw explores how water becomes part of the tumultuous processes of modernization and development. Using the experience of Spain as a lens to view the interplay of modernity ... More

Living Well Now and in the FutureWhy Sustainability Matters

Living Well Now and in the Future: Why Sustainability Matters

Randall Curren and Ellen Metzger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262036009
eISBN:
9780262339100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036009.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The aim of this book is to provide an introduction to sustainability that does not simply synthesize diverse ideas about sustainability from a variety of fields, but is systematic, probing, and above ... More

Marine Historical Ecology in Conservation

Marine Historical Ecology in Conservation

John N. Kittinger, Loren McClenachan, Keryn B. Gedan, and Louise K. Blight (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520276949
eISBN:
9780520959606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276949.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This edited volume offers a blueprint for using marine historical ecology to confront the challenges of ocean conservation in a rapidly changing world. Marine historical ecology developed out of the ... More

Neighborhood as RefugeCommunity Reconstruction, Place Remaking, and Environmental Justice in the City

Neighborhood as Refuge: Community Reconstruction, Place Remaking, and Environmental Justice in the City

Isabelle Anguelovski

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026925
eISBN:
9780262322188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026925.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book is an international comparative study of three critical and emblematic minority and low-income neighborhoods whose residents have organized to holistically improve local environmental ... More

New Earth PoliticsEssays from the Anthropocene

New Earth Politics: Essays from the Anthropocene

Simon Nicholson and Sikina Jinnah (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034364
eISBN:
9780262332132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034364.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Humanity’s collective impact on the Earth is vast. The rate and scale of human-driven environmental destruction is quickly outstripping our political and social capacities for managing it. We are in ... More

Nongovernmental Organizations in Environmental StrugglesPolitics and the Making of Moral Capital in the Philippines

Nongovernmental Organizations in Environmental Struggles: Politics and the Making of Moral Capital in the Philippines

Raymond Bryant

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106596
eISBN:
9780300132830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106596.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book reflects a longstanding personal interest in nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and environmental struggles, focusing on the theoretical understanding around notions of moral capital and ... More

On GaiaA Critical Investigation of the Relationship between Life and Earth

On Gaia: A Critical Investigation of the Relationship between Life and Earth

Toby Tyrrell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691121581
eISBN:
9781400847914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691121581.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

One of the enduring questions about our planet is how it has remained continuously habitable over vast stretches of geological time despite the fact that its atmosphere and climate are potentially ... More

Organic StruggleThe Movement for Sustainable Agriculture in the United States

Organic Struggle: The Movement for Sustainable Agriculture in the United States

Brian K. Obach

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029094
eISBN:
9780262328302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029094.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Organic Struggle analyzes the evolution of the sustainable agriculture movement in the United States and evaluates its achievements and shortcomings. It traces the development of organic farming from ... More

OxygenA Four Billion Year History

Oxygen: A Four Billion Year History

Donald Eugene Canfield

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145020
eISBN:
9781400849888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145020.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

The air we breathe is 21 percent oxygen, an amount higher than on any other known world. While we may take our air for granted, Earth was not always an oxygenated planet. How did it become this way? ... More

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