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Bird on FireLessons from the World's Least Sustainable City

Bird on Fire: Lessons from the World's Least Sustainable City

Andrew Ross

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199828265
eISBN:
9780197563205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199828265.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

Phoenix, Arizona is one of America's fastest growing metropolitan regions. It is also its least sustainable one, sprawling over a thousand square miles, with a population of four ... More

Eating EarthEnvironmental Ethics and Dietary Choice

Eating Earth: Environmental Ethics and Dietary Choice

Lisa Kemmerer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199391844
eISBN:
9780197562994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199391844.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

Exploring the environmental effects of animal agriculture, fishing, and hunting, Eating Earth exposes critical common ground between earth and animal advocacy. The first chapter ... More

Energy and ClimateVision for the Future

Energy and Climate: Vision for the Future

Michael B. McElroy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190490331
eISBN:
9780197559642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190490331.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

The climate of our planet is changing at a rate unprecedented in recent human history. The energy absorbed from the sun exceeds what is returned to space. The planet as a whole is ... More

Energy... beyond oil

Energy... beyond oil

Fraser Armstrong and Katherine Blundell (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199209965
eISBN:
9780191917363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199209965.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

As the Earth's oil supply runs out, and the effects of climate change threaten nations and their populations, the search for carbon-neutral sources of energy becomes more ... More

Low Carbon Energy TransitionsTurning Points in National Policy and Innovation

Low Carbon Energy Transitions: Turning Points in National Policy and Innovation

Kathleen Araújo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199362554
eISBN:
9780197562901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199362554.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

The world is at a pivotal crossroad in energy choices. There is a strong sense that our use of energy must be more sustainable. Moreover, many also broadly agree that a way must ... More

The Plundered PlanetWhy We Must--and How We Can--Manage Nature for Global Prosperity

The Plundered Planet: Why We Must--and How We Can--Manage Nature for Global Prosperity

Paul Collier

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195395259
eISBN:
9780197562802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195395259.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

Paul Collier's The Bottom Billion was greeted as groundbreaking when it appeared in 2007, winning the Estoril Distinguished Book Prize, the Arthur Ross Book Award, and the Lionel ... More

SustainabilityA History

Sustainability: A History

Jeremy L. Caradonna

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199372409
eISBN:
9780197562932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372409.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

The word is nearly ubiquitous: at the grocery store we shop for "sustainable foods" that were produced from "sustainable agriculture"; groups ranging from small advocacy ... More

Wind Power Politics and Policy

Wind Power Politics and Policy

Scott Valentine

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199862726
eISBN:
9780197563236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199862726.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

The wind power development policy community faces a conundrum. On the one hand, as the most commercially viable form of utility-scale renewable energy, the wind power industry has ... More

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