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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

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

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

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

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