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Every Farm a FactoryThe Industrial Ideal in American Agriculture

Every Farm a Factory: The Industrial Ideal in American Agriculture

Deborah Fitzgerald

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088137
eISBN:
9780300133417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088137.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book traces the diffusion of industrial agriculture by looking closely at the main components of this process in its first generation, between 1918 and 1930. The story begins in 1918 because a ... More

Facing Climate ChangeAn Integrated Path to the Future

Facing Climate Change: An Integrated Path to the Future

Jeffrey T. Kiehl

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231177184
eISBN:
9780231541169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177184.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Facing Climate Change explains why people refuse to accept evidence of a warming planet and shows how to move past partisanship to reach a consensus for action. A climate scientist and licensed ... More

Failed PromisesEvaluating the Federal Government's Response to Environmental Justice

Failed Promises: Evaluating the Federal Government's Response to Environmental Justice

David M. Konisky (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028837
eISBN:
9780262327138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028837.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book provides the first comprehensive assessment of the federal government’s implementation of environmental justice policy. Decades of scholarly research has demonstrated that low-income and ... More

Farmers' BountyLocating Crop Diversity in the Contemporary World

Farmers' Bounty: Locating Crop Diversity in the Contemporary World

Stephen B. Brush

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100495
eISBN:
9780300130140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100495.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book defines the dimensions of crop diversity and questions surrounding it. Understanding the nature of crop diversity and its fate in the modern world is an international scientific enterprise ... More

Fighting King CoalThe Challenges to Micromobilization in Central Appalachia

Fighting King Coal: The Challenges to Micromobilization in Central Appalachia

Shannon Elizabeth Bell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034340
eISBN:
9780262333597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034340.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In Fighting King Coal, Shannon Elizabeth Bell examines an understudied puzzle within social movement theory: why so few of the vast number of people who suffer from industry-produced environmental ... More

Four Revolutions in the Earth SciencesFrom Heresy to Truth

Four Revolutions in the Earth Sciences: From Heresy to Truth

James Powell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164481
eISBN:
9780231538459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164481.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Over the course of the twentieth century, scientists came to accept four counterintuitive yet fundamental facts about the Earth: deep time, continental drift, meteorite impact, and global warming. ... More

Fracking the NeighborhoodReluctant Activists and Natural Gas Drilling

Fracking the Neighborhood: Reluctant Activists and Natural Gas Drilling

Jessica Smartt Gullion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029766
eISBN:
9780262329798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029766.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

When natural gas drilling moves into an urban or a suburban neighborhood, a two-hundred-foot-high drill appears on the other side of a back yard fence and diesel trucks clog a quiet two-lane ... More

Germ WarsThe Politics of Microbes and America's Landscape of Fear

Germ Wars: The Politics of Microbes and America's Landscape of Fear

Melanie Armstrong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520292765
eISBN:
9780520966147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292765.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The United States government has spent billions of dollars this century to prepare the nation for bioterrorism, despite the extremely rare occurrence of biological attacks in modern American history. ... More

A Golden WeedTobacco and Environment in the Piedmont South

A Golden Weed: Tobacco and Environment in the Piedmont South

Drew A Swanson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300191165
eISBN:
9780300206814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191165.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This book presents an “environmental” history about a crop of great historical and economic significance: American tobacco. A preferred agricultural product for much of the South, the tobacco plant ... More

A Good That TranscendsHow US Culture Undermines Environmental Reform

A Good That Transcends: How US Culture Undermines Environmental Reform

Eric T. Freyfogle

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226326085
eISBN:
9780226326252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326252.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Long-simmering environmental problems originate in human actions that alter nature in ways deemed abusive or degrading. The root causes of environmental ills are thus the forces and factors that ... More

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