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Phylogeography of California

Phylogeography of California

Kristina A. Schierenbeck

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520278875
eISBN:
9780520959248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520278875.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Phylogeography of California examines the evolution of ancient, recent, native, and migratory taxa to elucidate the major and minor evolutionary events that shaped the distribution, radiation, and ... More

Planetary Climates

Planetary Climates

Andrew P. Ingersoll

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145044
eISBN:
9781400848232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145044.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This clear and concise introduction to planetary climates explains the global physical and chemical processes that determine climate on any planet or major planetary satellite—from Mercury to Neptune ... More

Plantations and Protected AreasA Global History of Forest Management

Plantations and Protected Areas: A Global History of Forest Management

Brett M. Bennett

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029933
eISBN:
9780262329910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029933.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This book offers a historical perspective on the global proliferation of protected forest areas and productive timber plantations. It argues that a forest management divergence—the separation of wood ... More

Plastic WaterThe Social and Material Life of Bottled Water

Plastic Water: The Social and Material Life of Bottled Water

Gay Hawkins, Emily Potter, and Kane Race

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029414
eISBN:
9780262329521
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029414.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book investigates the rapid growth of bottled water markets over the last twenty years. Its driving question is: how did water become a market thing, no longer a common resource but a commercial ... More

Political Theory and Global Climate Change

Political Theory and Global Climate Change

Steve Vanderheiden (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262220842
eISBN:
9780262285445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262220842.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Climate change will shape the political, economic, and cultural landscape as surely as it shapes the natural landscape. It challenges our existing political institutions, ethical theories, and ways ... More

Power In A Warming WorldThe New Global Politics of Climate Change and the Remaking of Environmental Inequality

Power In A Warming World: The New Global Politics of Climate Change and the Remaking of Environmental Inequality

David Ciplet, J. Timmons Roberts, and Mizan R. Khan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029612
eISBN:
9780262330039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029612.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

After nearly a quarter century of international negotiations on climate change, we stand at a crossroads. A new set of agreements is likely to fail to prevent the global climate's destabilization. ... More

The Power of Narrative in Environmental Networks

The Power of Narrative in Environmental Networks

Raul Lejano, Mrill Ingram, and Helen Ingram

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019378
eISBN:
9780262315340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019378.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

For as long has humans have lived in communities, storytelling has bound people to each other and to their environments. In recent times, scholars have noted how social networks arise around issues ... More

The Price of ThirstGlobal Water Inequality and the Coming Chaos

The Price of Thirst: Global Water Inequality and the Coming Chaos

Karen Piper

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816695423
eISBN:
9781452949635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695423.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you could not afford the water from your tap? What if your water bill was a third of your monthly income, and you had to choose between water and food? ... More

Rethinking Global Land Use in an Urban Era

Rethinking Global Land Use in an Urban Era

Karen C. Seto and Anette Reenberg (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026901
eISBN:
9780262322126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026901.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Today, global land use is affected by a variety of factors, including urbanization and the growing interconnectedness of economies and markets. This volume of the Strungmann Forum Reports Series ... More

Retreat from a Rising SeaHard Choices in an Age of Climate Change

Retreat from a Rising Sea: Hard Choices in an Age of Climate Change

Orrin H. Pilkey, Linda Pilkey-Jarvis, and Keith C. Pilkey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231168441
eISBN:
9780231541800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168441.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Melting ice sheets and warming oceans are causing the seas to rise. By the end of this century, hundreds of millions of people living at low elevations along coasts will be forced to retreat to ... More

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