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  • The Baltimore School of Urban Ecology by J. Morgan Grove - Yale University Press
    and the planning and design of future cities requires attention to such diverse issues as human migration public health economic restructuring water supply climate and sea level change and much more This important book draws on two decades of pioneering social and ecological studies in Baltimore to propose a new way to think about cities and their social political and ecological complexity that will apply in many different parts of the world Readers will gain fresh perspectives on how to study build and manage cities in innovative and sustainable ways J Morgan Grove is team leader and research scientist at the Baltimore Field Station USDA Forest Service Mary L Cadenasso is professor and ecologist Department of Plant Sciences University of California Davis Steward T A Pickett is Distinguished Senior Scientist Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies Millbrook N Y Gary E Machlis is Professor of Environmental Sustainability at Clemson University and Science Advisor to the Director National Park Service William R Burch Jr is Hixon Professor Emeritus of natural resource management and senior research scientist Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies This is a book about Baltimore s past present and future but its resonance reverberates to all the far flung places we all call home From the Foreword by Laura A Ogden Dartmouth College This book stands out from others on urban ecology by its strong emphasis on a central concept and detailed descriptions of and reflections on method It will be extremely useful in advancing urban ecology as an interdisciplinary pursuit Joan Iverson Nassauer University of Michigan The authors have written a major work on urban ecology that reflects years of interdisciplinary collaboration Frederick Steiner The University of Texas at Austin All urbanists whether practitioners theorists or scientists will find this volume a must read Using the concept of patch dynamics Grove and co authors bring a fresh interdisciplinary perspective to an urgent issue how can we better link urban science with urban decision making to create and manage cities that are more sustainable Karen C Seto Yale University Hybrid vigor rules these pages The Baltimore Sociology Ecology Team eloquently elucidates a city s overlapping connected dynamic patch patterns both to understand and shape urban mosaics Indeed this book uncovers foundations for a promising future Richard T T Forman author of Urban Ecology Science of Cities This lucidly written book convincingly demonstrates the strength of long term and multidisciplinary study on urban ecosystems The innovative Baltimore School is introduced as an integrated approach to understanding the complexities urban social ecological systems Jari Niemelä Editor in Chief of Urban Ecology patterns processes and applications More like this Recently viewed titles prev next The City of Tomorrow Carlo Ratti 12 99 Bulldozer Francesca Russello Ammon 30 00 The City Lost and Found Katherine A Bussard 35 00 The Very Hungry City Austin Troy 14 99 The Landscapes of London Professor Elizabeth McKellar 45 00 The Very Hungry City Austin Troy 25 00 The Trouble with City Planning Kristina Ford

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  • Yale University Press Search Results Listing
    Relevance Date published Date all books Title A Z Title Z A The Baltimore School of Urban Ecology Space Scale and Time for the Study of Cities J Morgan Grove Mary Cadenasso Steward T Pickett Gary E Machlis William R Burch Laura A Ogden Format Hardback 248 pages ISBN 9780300101133 Published 05 Jan 2016 Price 30 00 Add to Basket book Available Buy this e Book Yale eBooks are available

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  • The Elements of Power by David S. Abraham - Yale University Press
    rooms from the remote hills of China to the frozen Gulf of Finland providing vivid accounts of those who produce trade and rely on rare metals He argues that these materials are increasingly playing a significant role in global affairs conferring strength to countries and companies that can ensure sustainable supplies Just as oil iron and bronze revolutionized previous eras so too will these metals The challenges this book reveals and the plans it proposes make it essential reading for our rare metal age David S Abraham is a natural resource strategist who previously analyzed risk on Wall Street and at an energy trading firm oversaw natural resources programs at the White House Office of Management and Budget and ran a water focused NGO in Africa He currently directs the Technology Rare and Electronics Materials Center His writing has appeared in The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times In The Elements of Power David Abraham attmepts to peel back the screen on our devices and discover what s behind Henry Sanderson Financial Times a thought provoking book that follows the trail of these elements that are no less transformative and are possibly just as valuable as oil and coal This is a bold claim but the author backs it up convincingly Using vivid detail he injects life and purpose into story of elements that are so light strong heat resistant and elusive that an American general quipped that they should be called unobtanium The Economist In The Elements of Power David Abraham explores a phenomena essential to our everyday lives and our future but rarely studied or understood in the context of global policy or daily life This is a book not just for specialists but also for those who are trying to chart a sustainable future for the world Christie Todd Whitman 50th governor of New Jersey former Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Abraham deftly explains why the age of technology is also the age of rare metals and what that could mean for the world This book lays the groundwork for an important discussion we need to have Ian Bremmer president of Eurasia Group and author of Every Nation for Itself For those of us who marvel at hybrid cars smartphones and wind turbines but don t really know where indium europium and tantalum come from an uneasy feeling is beginning to gnaw In this extraordinary book Abraham shows that the countries that control rare metals will control the future His exhaustive research and vivid explanations are alarming and compelling Robert C Bud McFarlane former National Security Advisor and cofounder of the United States Energy Security Council With intelligence and nuance Abraham sounds the alarm and brings attention to a coming resource conundrum We are entering an age when the need for mere grams of obscure sounding metals will have vast geopolitical consequences James Stavridis Dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and Supreme Allied Commander NATO 2009 to 2013

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  • Yale University Press Search Results Listing
    Sort results by Please select Relevance Date published Date all books Title A Z Title Z A The Elements of Power Gadgets Guns and the Struggle for a Sustainable Future in the Rare Metal Age David S Abraham Format Hardback 336 pages ISBN 9780300196795 Published 05 Jan 2016 Price 20 00 Add to Basket book Available Buy this e Book Yale eBooks are available in a variety of formats including

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  • Voices of the Wild by Bernie Krause - Yale University Press
    and spiritual welfare Krause s narrative supplemented by exclusive access to field recordings from the wild draws on a compelling range of personal anecdotes histories and examples to document his early exploration of this field and to lay the groundwork for future generations Bernie Krause is a soundscape ecologist musician and writer He and the English composer Richard Blackford collaborated on The Great Animal Orchestra Symphony for Orchestra and Wild Soundscapes which premiered in the UK in 2014 with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales He lives in Glen Ellen CA Bernie Krause hears things the rest of us don t even realize we re missing But if we listen carefully starting with him we just might resurrect some sweet sounds we ve lost Alan Weisman author of Countdown and The World Without Us If a picture is worth a thousand words what is a sound recording worth Perhaps much more We say we want peace and quiet but Bernie knows better What we really want is something worth listening to There is plenty of it out there Nobody knows how to find it better than Bernie Krause Jean Michel Cousteau on The Great Animal Orchestra Bernie Krause is a hero to many of us In a deafened world he hears records and explains the parallel universes around us In Voices of the Wild he delves deeper into soundscape ecology into philosophy and spirit and the use of technology as way to open passageways into those universes Voices of the Wild is fascinating urgent filled with sound and fury and beauty Richard Louv author of The Nature Principle and Last Child in the Woods Bernie Krause shares his delight in the sounds of the natural world and makes an impassioned case for the importance of such acoustics Shelf Awareness More

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    Educational Computing Earth Sciences Economics Business Fashion Health Wellbeing History Humanities Language Law Literary Studies Mathematics Science Medicine Music Philosophy Politics Current Affairs Reference Religion Beliefs Society Social Sciences Technology Works in Translation Categories Earth Sciences 1 Sport Leisure 1 Format Paperback 1 Hardback 1 Search Results Summary Matching titles 1 to 2 of 2 Sort Results Filter Sort results by Please select Relevance Date published Date all books Title A Z Title Z A Voices of the Wild Animal Songs Human Din and the Call to Save Natural Soundscapes Bernie Krause The Future Series Format Hardback 184 pages ISBN 9780300206319 Published 02 Oct 2015 Price 14 99 Add to Basket book Available Buy this e Book Yale eBooks are available in a variety of formats including Kindle ePub and ePDF You can purchase this title from a number of online retailers see below Amazon co uk Blackwell s Foyles Google eBooks Hive co uk iTunes Kobo Tesco eBooks WH Smith Visit our eBooks page for more details Wild Soundscapes Discovering the Voice of the Natural World Bernie Krause Roger Payne Format Paperback 240 pages ISBN 9780300218190 Published 05 Jul 2016 Price 12 99 Pre order Pages Help and Advice

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  • Carbon Crunch by Dieter Helm - Yale University Press
    book About the author Reviews In a new edition of his hard hitting book on climate change economist Dieter Helm looks at how and why we have failed to tackle the issue of global warming and argues for a new pragmatic rethinking of energy policy An optimistically levelheaded book about actually dealing with global warming Kirkus Reviews starred review Dieter Helm has turned his agile mind to one of the great problems of our age why the world s efforts to curb the carbon dioxide emissions behind global warming have gone so wrong and how it can do better Pilita Clark Financial Times Dieter Helm is professor of energy policy University of Oxford fellow in economics at New College Oxford and professorial research fellow at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment Oxford He is chair of the world s first Natural Capital Committee Professor Helm s ideas present a useful and worthwhile way forward Christopher Price Land Business A devastating analysis of why the world has failed to do much about global warming and a plan for how markets can help governments do much better David G Victor author of Global Warming Gridlock More like this Recently viewed titles prev next Climate Cultures Jessica Barnes 20 00 The Climate Casino William D Nordhaus 10 99 A Question of Balance William D Nordhaus 16 99 Earthmasters Clive Hamilton 10 99 The Climate Casino William D Nordhaus 20 00 Secrets of the Ice Veronika Meduna 29 95 The Lomborg Deception Howard Friel 12 99 The Lomborg Deception Howard Friel 20 00 A Question of Balance William D Nordhaus 18 99 Climate Change and Biodiversity Thomas E Lovejoy III 22 50 Global Warming and Biological Diversity Robert L Peters 14 95 The Changing Atmosphere John Firor 7 50 prev next Voices

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    Format Paperback 2 Hardback 1 Price 10 to 15 2 15 to 20 1 Search Results Summary Matching titles 1 to 3 of 3 Sort Results Filter Sort results by Please select Relevance Date published Date all books Title A Z Title Z A Natural Capital Valuing the Planet Dieter Helm Format Paperback 296 pages ISBN 9780300219371 Published 03 May 2016 Price 12 99 Pre order Natural Capital Valuing the Planet Dieter Helm Format Hardback 296 pages ISBN 9780300210989 Published 01 May 2015 Price 20 00 Add to Basket book Available Buy this e Book Yale eBooks are available in a variety of formats including Kindle ePub and ePDF You can purchase this title from a number of online retailers see below Amazon co uk Blackwell s Foyles Google eBooks Hive co uk iTunes Kobo Tesco eBooks WH Smith Visit our eBooks page for more details Carbon Crunch How We re Getting Climate Change Wrong And How to Fix it Dieter Helm Format Paperback 304 pages ISBN 9780300215328 Published 02 Jun 2015 Price 12 99 Add to Basket book Available Buy this e Book Yale eBooks are available in a variety of formats including Kindle ePub and ePDF You can

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