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Earth: A Tenant's Manual

Frank H. T. Rhodes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801478239
eISBN:
9780801466212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801478239.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This book provides a sweeping, accessible, and deeply informed guide to the home we all share, showing us how we might best preserve the Earth's livability for ourselves and future generations. The ... More


Human Security in an Era of Global Change

Robin M. Leichenko and Karen L. O'Brien

in Environmental Change and Globalization: Double Exposures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195177329
eISBN:
9780199869800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177329.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter examines current efforts to address the challenges associated with global change process, and discusses the limitations of addressing each process in isolation. It first draws attention ... More


Future Scenarios for the Sustainable Use of Global Phosphorus Resources: P is for Preferred (P)Futures

Daniel L. Childers, Zachary Caple, Cynthia Carlielle-Marquet, Dana Cordell, Vanda Gerhart, David Iwaniec, and Stuart White

in Phosphorus, Food, and Our Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199916832
eISBN:
9780190267926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199916832.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This chapter identifies a vision for a sustainable future for phosphorous use. It describes a range of measures or actions that would move us toward that vision. It discusses several obstacles to the ... More


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


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