Environment and Sustainability Products

  • Geographic Information Systems to Spatial Data Infrastructures

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Masser

    This book draws on author’s wealth of knowledge working on numerous projects across many countries. It provides a clear overview of the development of the SDI concept and SDI worldwide implementation and brings a logical chronological approach to the linkage of GIS technology with SDI enabling data…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    CRC Press

  • UNESCO Biosphere Reserves

    Supporting Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maureen G. Reed, Martin F. Price

    UNESCO Biosphere Reserves (BRs) are geographical regions of global socio-ecological significance. They are designated within UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere Programme, and form an international, intergovernmental network that supports the aims of sustainability science. This book shows their global…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Zero Waste: Management Practices for Environmental Sustainability

    Management Practices for Environmental Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ashok K. Rathoure

    Zero Waste: Management Practices for Environmental Sustainability presents approaches for resource management centered on reducing waste and reusing and recycling materials. It aims to save energy by reducing energy consumption associated with extracting, processing, and transporting raw materials…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18 
    CRC Press

  • The Right Way to Flourish

    Reconnecting to the Real World, 1st Edition

    By John Ehrenfeld

    In this ground-breaking book, pre-eminent thought leader in the fields of sustainability and flourishing, John R. Ehrenfeld, critiques the concept of sustainability as it is understood today and which is coming more and more under attack as unclear and ineffective as a call for action. Building…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Valuing U.S. National Parks and Programs

    America’s Best Investment, 1st Edition

    By Linda J. Bilmes, John B. Loomis

    This book provides the first comprehensive economic valuation of US National Parks (including Monuments, Seashores, Lakeshores, Recreation Areas, Historic sites) and National Park Service (NPS) Programs. The book develops a comprehensive framework to calculate the economic value of protected areas…

    Paperback – 2019-08-09 
    Routledge

  • Stakeholder Democracy

    Represented Democracy in a Time of Fear, 1st Edition

    By Felix Dodds

    In the context of sustainable development, this book describes how we are moving from representative to participatory democracy, and how we are now in a "stakeholder democracy," which is working to strengthen represented democracy in a time of fear. Since the 1992 Rio Earth Summit the idea of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge

  • Legal Liabilities in Safety and Loss Prevention

    A Practical Guide, Third Edition, 1st Edition

    By Thomas D. Schneid

    The goal of every safety professional and safety program is to be proactive and to identify problems while complying within safety guidelines. This book clarifies basic questions about legal liability, how to minimize, prevent, and identify legal risks. Appendices, case studies, and sample forms…

    Paperback – 2019-06-13 
    CRC Press
    Occupational Safety & Health Guide Series

  • Corporate Environmental Management, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    By John Darabaris

    Corporate Environmental Management, Second Edition, provides environmental industry executives, the investment community, and students a basis for measuring corporate environmental activities and standing. It offers a comprehensive understanding of the technical, cost, and regulatory issues that…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04 
    CRC Press

  • The Legacy of Carbon Dioxide

    Past and Present Impacts, 1st Edition

    By Paul J. Karol

    The Legacy of Carbon Dioxide: Past and Present Impacts covers the truly varied roles carbon dioxide (CO2) has played and continues to play in the character of our planet. It examines the synthesis of CO2 in stars, the evolution of the atmosphere over billions of years, the chemical and physical…

    Paperback – 2019-05-10
    CRC Press

  • Adaptive Reuse of the Built Heritage

    Concepts and Cases of an Emerging Discipline, 1st Edition

    By Bie Plevoets, Koenraad Van Cleempoel

    Adaptive reuse – the process of repairing and restoring existing buildings for new or continued use – is becoming an essential part of architectural practice. As mounting demographic, economic, and ecological challenges limit opportunities for new construction, architects increasingly focus on…

    Paperback – 2019-05-08
    Routledge

  • Net Zero Energy Building

    Predicted and Unintended Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Ming Hu

    What do we mean by net zero energy? Zero operating energy? Zero energy costs? Zero emissions? There is no one answer: approaches to net zero building vary widely across the globe and are influenced by different environmental and cultural contexts. Net Zero Energy Building: Predicted and Unintended…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • Safety and Human Resource Law for the Safety Professional

    1st Edition

    By Thomas D. Schneid

    The purpose of this text to provide a "one stop" source for safety professionals to acquire a general knowledge regarding not only the OSH Act but also laws and standards which impact the safety profession on a daily basis. The safety professional today does not work in a vacuum and decision-making…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02
    CRC Press
    Occupational Safety & Health Guide Series

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