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A Civil Action

National Book Critics Circle for General Non-fiction 1995

by Jonathan Harr

"The legal thriller of the decade." --Cleveland Plain Dealer

Now a Major Motion Picture!

In this true story of an epic courtroom showdown, two of the nation's largest corporations stand accused of causing the...


The EU, the US and Global Climate Governance

by Christine Bakker & Francesco Francioni

This volume presents a critical analysis of transatlantic relations in the field of environmental governance and climate change. Drawing on research involving experts from leading universities and institutes,...


User-Fee-Funded Stormwater Programs

by Water Environment Federation

A complete overview of stormwater fee programs from inception to implementation


Emergency Planning, Response, and Recovery

by Water Environment Federation

Helping your organization develop a preparedness strategy to lessen the economic, environmental, and social toll of disasters


Automation of Water Resource Recovery Facilities

by Water Environment Federation

Presenting new technologies and applications to benefit each element of a complete automation design


Contemporary Technologies for Shale-Gas Water and Environmental Management

by Water Environment Federation

A resource highlighting environmental technologies associated with shale-gas extraction and transport


Basic Laboratory Procedures for the Operator-Analyst

by Water Environment Federation

The essential laboratory resource for the operator-analyst


Earth Jurisprudence: Private Property and the Environment

by Peter D. Burdon

The idea of human dominion over nature has become entrenched by the dominant rights-based interpretation of private property. Accordingly, nature is not attributed any inherent value and becomes merely the matter...


Japan's International Fisheries Policy: Law, Diplomacy and Politics Governing Resource Security

by Roger D. Smith

Few nations rely upon the ocean as much as Japan for livelihood, culture and transport. The seas have long played a vital role for the Japanese, helping to support the economic and social life of a nation that...


Saving the St.Lawrence

by F. Pierre Gingras

The climate changes experts predict a drying of 20 to 30 % of the water available in the Great Lakes area in the next century, a forecast already in progress. Environment Canada predicts a 24% flow decreasing....


Trade, Food Security, and Human Rights: The Rules for International Trade in Agricultural Products and the Evolving World Food Crisis

by Ying Chen

The author argues here that there is no absolute food shortage and that distorted agricultural trade which undermines world food distribution is a vital and overlooked factor. The book looks at EU and US agricultural...


Environmental Crime and its Victims: Perspectives within Green Criminology

by Toine Spapens, Rob White & Marieke Kluin

This book provides a diverse and provocative array of arguments, critiques and recommendations from leading researchers and scholars in the field of green criminology. The issues addressed are three-fold: the...


Water in the Middle East: A Geography of Peace

by Hussein A. Amery & Aaron T. Wolf

Finding "streams in the desert" has never been more urgent for the peoples of the Middle East. Rapid population growth and a rising standard of living are driving water demand inexorably upward, while the natural...


Water Management in the Yellow River Basin of China

by Charles Greer

Throughout history the Yellow River, or Huang Ho, has repeatedly broken through its levees to rampage over the densely populated North China Plain. In spite of its importance as the major river of China, little...


The Devouring Dragon: How China's Rise Threatens the Natural World

by Craig Simons

For this brilliant book, author Craig Simons visited many of the places and spoke to many of the people impacted by China’s explosive economic growth and voracious appetite for resources. From New Guinea,...


Getting Energy Prices Right:From Principle to Practice

by Ian W. H. Parry & Dirk Heine

Energy taxes can produce substantial environmental and revenue benefits and are an important component of countries’ fiscal systems. Although the principle that these taxes should reflect global warming, air...


Following the Proceeds of Environmental Crime: Fish, Forests and Filthy Lucre

by Gregory Rose

Huge quantities of natural resources are illegally harvested and their proceeds laundered in the Asia-Pacific region, fostering corruption and undermining environmental governance. Most illegal exploitation...


The Earth Charter, Ecological Integrity and Social Movements

by Laura Westra & Mirian Vilela

The Earth Charter is a declaration of fundamental ethical principles for building a just, sustainable and peaceful global society, with ecological integrity as a major theme. This book provides a series of analyses...


Key concepts in Water Resource Management: A Review and Critical Evaluation

by Jonathan Lautze

The vocabulary and discourse of water resource management have expanded vastly in recent years to include an array of new concepts and terminology, such as water security, water productivity, virtual water and...


Chemtrails, Haarp, and the Full Spectrum Dominance of Planet Earth

by Elana Freeland

The skies look strange and different. Scientists are discovering heavy metals in the soil. Chemtrails tells us why.