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Biodiversity & Sustainability

Energy

  • Alternative Energy Gale
    While there is significant discussion of the non-renewable resources now used to meet the majority of the world's energy needs (oil, coal and natural gas), the primary focus of the set is on newer options to meet the ever-growing demand. (2012)

  • Encyclopedia of Energy, Natural Resource, and Environmental Economics Elsevier
    This reference work covers the relationships among three important sub disciplines of economics: energy economics, resource economics and environmental economics.(2013)

  • Energy for the 21st Century Gale
    Provides a detailed analysis of the past, present, and future of all the principal energy sources--biomass, coal, oil, natural gas, hydro and nuclear power--as well as sustainable sources, especially fuel cell technology. (2007)

Environment

  • Climate Change in Context
    Offers coverage of the history, politics, and ethical debates related to climate change, including the impact of climate change on daily life, trade and commerce, travel, and the future of both industrialized and impoverished nations. Provides insights on leading social issues and spurs critical thinking about the impact of environmental issues on daily life and globalization. (2008)

  • Encyclopedia of Environment and Society
    Provides issues, concepts, theories, examples, problems, and policies, with the goal of explicating an emerging way of thinking about people and nature. Written by experts from incredibly diverse fields. (2007)

  • Encyclopedia of Environmetrics Wiley
    Covers the development and application of quantitative methods in the environmental sciences. (2012)

  • Encyclopedia of Global Change
    Encompassing tsunamis, elephant conservation, ocean pollution, mining regulation, and permafrost melt, the 300 authoritative articles in this unique and wide-ranging encyclopedia investigate all types of phenomena that change life on Earth. (2001)

  • Encyclopedia of Global Warming & Climate Change
    Explores major topics related to global warming and climate change-ranging geographically from the North Pole to the South Pole, and thematically from social effects to scientific causes. (2012)

  • Encyclopedia of the Earth
    about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. The Encyclopedia is a free, fully searchable collection of articles written by scholars, professionals, educators, and experts who collaborate and review each other's work.

  • Encyclopedia of the U.S. Government and the Environment
    Covers the history of the U.S. government's approach to environmental policy. (2011)

  • Environmental Encyclopedia 4th Ed. Gale
    Provides in-depth, worldwide coverage of environmental issues. (2011)

  • Environmental Science: Science in Context
    (2008)

  • Great Debates in American Environmental History
    (2008)

  • Green Issues and Debates Gale
    Explores the multitude of threats to sustainable life on earth and the myriad of controversies surrounding potential solutions. (2011)

  • Human Geography: People and the Environment Gale
    Provides insight into both regional and global issues by addressing fundamental and advanced topics critical to the study of human geography and places special emphasis on exploring the impact of human habitation and economic activity on the environment. (2013)

  • Water Science and Issues
    Covers all important water science concepts and current issues and highlights major historical developments and key figures. (2003)

Ethics/Philosophy

Food/Agriculture

  • Encyclopedia of Agrophysics Springer
    Provides up-to-date information on the physical properties and processes affecting the quality of the environment and plant production. (2011)

  • Food and Famine in the 21st Century ABC Clio
    Hunger, starvation, and famine today are acknowledged as cultural hazards, interrelated with natural hazards, increasingly complex, and difficult to resolve. This work helps provide an understanding of the significance and ramifications of the world’s agricultural systems, food production, food availability, food shortages, hunger, starvation, and famine. (2012)

Research Articles

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