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Articles from No. 31, Spring

Environmental Information Sources: Web Sites and Books
Keywords:environment, ecology, sustainability, water, land, conservation, water, forests, oceans, climate changeThis column list website and books on topics related to environmental topicsWeb Sites are listed in the following categories:Commercial EntitiesEducational...
How to Proceed after Copenhagen
Keywords:debt, climate change, debt cancellation, equity, greenhouse gas emissionsAbstract:In this paper, I bring forth a proposal on how to proceed with the Climate Negotiations after the meager results of the United Nations Climate Change Conference...
Review: A Vast Machine: Computer Models, Climate Data, and the Politics of Global Warming
Review: A Vast Machine: Computer Models, Climate Data, and the Politics of Global Warming By Paul N. Edwards Edwards, Paul N. A Vast Machine: Computer Models, Climate Data, and the Politics of Global Warming.Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2010. 528pp....
Review: Global Environmental Change and Human Security
Review: Global Environmental Change and Human Security By Matthew, Richard A., Barnett, Jon, McDonald, Bryan and L. O'Brien, Karen (Eds.) Matthew, Richard A., Barnett, Jon, McDonald, Bryan and L. O'Brien, Karen (Eds.). Global Environmental Change and...
Review: Governing Water: Contentious Transnational Politics and Global Institution Building
Review: Governing Water: Contentious Transnational Politics and Global Institution Building By Conca, Ken Conca, Ken. Governing Water: Contentious Transnational Politics and Global Institution Building. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2006. 466 pp. References,...
Review: Harnessing Farms and Forests in the Low-Carbon Economy: How to Create, Measure, and Verify Greenhouse Gas Offsets
Review: Harnessing Farms and Forests in the Low-Carbon Economy: How to Create, Measure, and Verify Greenhouse Gas Offsets Zach Willey and Bill Chameides (Eds.) Willey, Zach and Chameides, Bill (Eds.) Harnessing Farms and Forests in the Low-Carbon Economy:...
Review: Human Footprints on the Global Environment
Review Human Footprints on the Global Environment. By Rosa A. Eugene, Andreas Diekmann, Thomas Dietz, and Carlo C. Jaeger, (Eds.) Rosa A. Eugene, Andreas Diekmann, Thomas Dietz, and Carlo C. Jaeger, (Eds.). Human Footprints on the Global Environment....
Review: Living through the End of Nature: The Future of American Environmentalism
Review: Living Through the End of Nature: The Future of American Environmentalism By Paul Wapner Wapner, Paul. Living Through the End of Nature: The Future of American Environmentalism. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2010. xii, 252 pp. ISBN: 978-0-262-01417-1,...
Review: Managing Water Resources: Methods and Tools for a Systems Approach
Review: Managing Water Resources: Methods and Tools for a Systems Approach By Slobodan P. Simonovic Simonovic, Slobodan P. Managing Water Resources: Methods and Tools for a Systems Approach. Paris: UNESCO Publishing, and London: Earthscan, 2009. 640pp....
Review: North Woods River: The St. Croix River in Upper Midwest History
Review: North Woods River: The St. Croix River in Upper Midwest History. By McMahon, Eileen M. and Karamanski, Theodore J. McMahon, Eileen M. and Karamanski, Theodore J. North Woods River: The St. Croix River in Upper Midwest History. Madison, WI: University...
Review: Restoration and History: The Search for a Usable Environmental Past
Review: Restoration and History: The Search for a Usable Environmental Past By Hall, Marcus (Ed.) Hall, Marcus (Ed). Restoration and History: The Search for a Usable Environmental Past. New York, London: Routledge, 2010. 330 Pp ISBN 978-0-415-87176-1.Restoration...
Review: SOAK: Mumbai in an Estuary
Review: SOAK: Mumbai in an Estuary By Mathur, Anuradha and Dilip da Cunha Mathur, Anuradha and Dilip da Cunha. SOAK: Mumbai in an Estuary. New Delhi: Rupa & Co., 2009. 198 pp. ISBN: 812911480-1. US$75 hardbound. Glossary, Image lexicon.In 2005-the...
Review: The Industrial Transformation of Subarctic Canada
Review: The Industrial Transformation of Subarctic Canada By Liza Piper Piper, Liza. The Industrial Transformation of Subarctic Canada. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press, 2009. 424pp. ISBN 9780774815338.US$85.00, cloth.Abstract:Liza Piper The Industrial Transformation...
Review: The Rising Sea
Review: The Rising Sea By Orrin H. Pilkey and Rob Young Pilkey, Orrin H. and Young, Rob. The Rising Sea. Washington, D.C.: Island Press/Shearwater Books, 2009. 203 pp. ISBN 9781597261913. US $25.95, recycled, acid free paper.The Rising Sea from Orrin...
Review: Treading Softly: Paths to Ecological Order
Review: Treading Softly: Paths to Ecological Order By Thomas Princen Princen, Thomas. Treading Softly: Paths to Ecological Order. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2010. xiii, 210 pp. ISBN: 978-0-262-01417-5, US $22.95, clothWe live as if Earth is a planet...
Review: Water War in the Klamath Basin: Macho Law, Combat Biology, and Dirty Politics
Keywords:Klamath, ESA, water conflict, water law, bioregionalismReview: Water War in the Klamath Basin: Macho Law, Combat Biology, and Dirty Politics By Doremus, Holly and A. Dan Tarlock Doremus, Holly and A. Dan Tarlock. Water War in the Klamath Basin:...
The Lorax Can Win: Using Scenario Building to Create A New Vision and Invigorate an Activist Agenda"for the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Basin
Keywords:sustainability, scenario building, Great Lakes St. Lawrence, marine and freshwater policy, visionAbstract:There is movement afoot across the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Basin to create a binational vision. As argued by scholars, heightened public...
The Social Complexity of Renewable Energy Production in the Countryside
Keywords:Renewable Energy, Energy Autarky, Energy Region, Rural Development, Germany, Europe, Social ResearchAbstract:Based on field studies in 7 cases rural renewable energy projects in Brandenburg (federal state of Germany) were analysed during an...