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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

The Price of ThirstGlobal Water Inequality and the Coming Chaos

The Price of Thirst: Global Water Inequality and the Coming Chaos

Karen Piper

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816695423
eISBN:
9781452949635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695423.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you could not afford the water from your tap? What if your water bill was a third of your monthly income, and you had to choose between water and food? ... More

Rethinking Global Land Use in an Urban Era

Rethinking Global Land Use in an Urban Era

Karen C. Seto and Anette Reenberg (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026901
eISBN:
9780262322126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026901.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Today, global land use is affected by a variety of factors, including urbanization and the growing interconnectedness of economies and markets. This volume of the Strungmann Forum Reports Series ... More

Retreat from a Rising SeaHard Choices in an Age of Climate Change

Retreat from a Rising Sea: Hard Choices in an Age of Climate Change

Orrin H. Pilkey, Linda Pilkey-Jarvis, and Keith C. Pilkey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231168441
eISBN:
9780231541800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168441.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Melting ice sheets and warming oceans are causing the seas to rise. By the end of this century, hundreds of millions of people living at low elevations along coasts will be forced to retreat to ... More

Roots of Our RenewalEthnobotany and Cherokee Environmental Governance

Roots of Our Renewal: Ethnobotany and Cherokee Environmental Governance

Clint Carroll

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816690893
eISBN:
9781452950709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690893.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In Roots of Our Renewal, Clint Carroll tells how Cherokee people have developed material, spiritual, and political ties with the lands they have inhabited since removal from their homelands in the ... More

Rumphius' OrchidsOrchid Texts from The Ambonese Herbal

Rumphius' Orchids: Orchid Texts from The Ambonese Herbal

Georgius Rumphius

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098143
eISBN:
9780300129311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098143.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This book presents features and the development of different type of orchids. More than three-quarters of known orchid species are tropical and about three-quarters of all species are epiphytes, that ... More

Science, Conservation, and National Parks

Science, Conservation, and National Parks

Steven R. Beissinger, David D. Ackerly, Holly Doremus, and Gary E. Machlis (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226422954
eISBN:
9780226423142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226423142.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book captures contributions from the 2.5-day summit entitled “Science for Parks, Parks for Science: The Next Century” held at the University of California, Berkeley from 25 to 27 March 2015 to ... More

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