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Acceptable EvidenceScience and Values in Risk Management

Acceptable Evidence: Science and Values in Risk Management

Deborah G. Mayo and Rachelle D. Hollander (eds)

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195089295
eISBN:
9780197560556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195089295.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

Discussions of science and values in risk management have largely focused on how values enter into arguments about risks, that is, issues of acceptable risk. Instead this volume ... More

The American West at RiskScience, Myths, and Politics of Land Abuse and Recovery

The American West at Risk: Science, Myths, and Politics of Land Abuse and Recovery

Howard G. Wilshire, Richard W. Hazlett, and Jane E. Nielson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195142051
eISBN:
9780197561782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195142051.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Social Impact of Environmental Issues

The American West at Risk summarizes the dominant human-generated environmental challenges in the 11 contiguous arid western United States - America's legendary, even mythical, ... More

Backpacking with the SaintsWilderness Hiking as Spiritual Practice

Backpacking with the Saints: Wilderness Hiking as Spiritual Practice

Belden C. Lane

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199927814
eISBN:
9780197563274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199927814.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

Carrying only basic camping equipment and a collection of the world's great spiritual writings, Belden C. Lane embarks on solitary spiritual treks through the Ozarks and across ... More

Beyond EngineeringHow Society Shapes Technology

Beyond Engineering: How Society Shapes Technology

Robert Pool

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195107722
eISBN:
9780197561027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195107722.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Social Impact of Environmental Issues

We have long recognized technology as a driving force behind much historical and cultural change. The invention of the printing press initiated the Reformation. The development of ... More

Big Questions in Ecology and Evolution

Big Questions in Ecology and Evolution

Thomas N. Sherratt and David M. Wilkinson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199548606
eISBN:
9780191917769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199548606.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Why do we age? Why cooperate? Why do so many species engage in sex? Why do the tropics have so many species? When did humans start to affect world climate? This book provides an ... More

Bird on FireLessons from the World's Least Sustainable City

Bird on Fire: Lessons from the World's Least Sustainable City

Andrew Ross

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199828265
eISBN:
9780197563205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199828265.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

Phoenix, Arizona is one of America's fastest growing metropolitan regions. It is also its least sustainable one, sprawling over a thousand square miles, with a population of four ... More

Climate Change and the Health of NationsFamines, Fevers, and the Fate of Populations

Climate Change and the Health of Nations: Famines, Fevers, and the Fate of Populations

Anthony McMichael

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190262952
eISBN:
9780197559581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190262952.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Social Impact of Environmental Issues

When we think of "climate change," we think of man-made global warming, caused by greenhouse gas emissions. But natural climate change has occurred throughout human history, and ... More

Climate EthicsEssential Readings

Climate Ethics: Essential Readings

Stephen M. Gardiner, Simon Caney, Dale Jamieson, and Henry Shue

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195399622
eISBN:
9780197562840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195399622.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

This collection gathers a set of seminal papers from the emerging area of ethics and climate change. Topics covered include human rights, international justice, intergenerational ... More

Controversies in Science and TechnologyFrom Sustainability to Surveillance

Controversies in Science and Technology: From Sustainability to Surveillance

Daniel Lee Kleinman, Karen A. Cloud-Hansen, and Jo Handelsman (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199383771
eISBN:
9780197562970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199383771.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Social Impact of Environmental Issues

When it comes to any current scientific debate, there are more than two sides to every story. Controversies in Science and Technology, Volume 4 analyzes controversial topics in ... More

DDT WarsRescuing Our National Bird, Preventing Cancer, and Creating EDF

DDT Wars: Rescuing Our National Bird, Preventing Cancer, and Creating EDF

Charles F. Wurster

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190219413
eISBN:
9780197559512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190219413.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Pollution and Threats to the Environment

DDT Wars is the untold inside story of the decade-long scientific, legal and strategic campaign that culminated in the national ban of the insecticide DDT in 1972. The widespread ... More

Dirty, Sacred RiversConfronting South Asia's Water Crisis

Dirty, Sacred Rivers: Confronting South Asia's Water Crisis

Cheryl Colopy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199845019
eISBN:
9780197563212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199845019.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Management of Land and Natural Resources

Dirty, Sacred Rivers explores South Asia's increasingly urgent water crisis, taking readers on a journey through North India, Nepal and Bangladesh, from the Himalaya to the Bay of ... More

Eating EarthEnvironmental Ethics and Dietary Choice

Eating Earth: Environmental Ethics and Dietary Choice

Lisa Kemmerer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199391844
eISBN:
9780197562994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199391844.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

Exploring the environmental effects of animal agriculture, fishing, and hunting, Eating Earth exposes critical common ground between earth and animal advocacy. The first chapter ... More

Ecologies of the HeartEmotion, Belief, and the Environment

Ecologies of the Heart: Emotion, Belief, and the Environment

E. N. Anderson

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195090109
eISBN:
9780197560617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195090109.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

There is much we can learn about conservation from native peoples, says Gene Anderson. While the advanced nations of the West have failed to control overfishing, deforestation, ... More

The Ecology, Exploitation and Conservation of River Turtles

The Ecology, Exploitation and Conservation of River Turtles

Don Moll and Edward O. Moll

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195102291
eISBN:
9780197560969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195102291.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Conservation of the Environment

The underlying theme of this book is that a widespread, taxonomically diverse group of animals, important both from ecological and human resource perspectives, remains poorly ... More

Energy and ClimateVision for the Future

Energy and Climate: Vision for the Future

Michael B. McElroy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190490331
eISBN:
9780197559642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190490331.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

The climate of our planet is changing at a rate unprecedented in recent human history. The energy absorbed from the sun exceeds what is returned to space. The planet as a whole is ... More

Energy... beyond oil

Energy... beyond oil

Fraser Armstrong and Katherine Blundell (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199209965
eISBN:
9780191917363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199209965.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

As the Earth's oil supply runs out, and the effects of climate change threaten nations and their populations, the search for carbon-neutral sources of energy becomes more ... More

The Engines of Our IngenuityAn Engineer Looks at Technology and Culture

The Engines of Our Ingenuity: An Engineer Looks at Technology and Culture

John H. Lienhard

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195135831
eISBN:
9780197565483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195135831.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Social Impact of Environmental Issues

Millions of people have listened to John H. Lienhard's radio program "The Engines of Our Ingenuity." In this fascinating book, Lienhard gathers his reflections on the nature of ... More

Evolutionary EcologyConcepts and Case Studies

Evolutionary Ecology: Concepts and Case Studies

Charles W. Fox, Derek A. Roff, and Daphne J. Fairbairn (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131543
eISBN:
9780197561461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131543.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Evolutionary Ecology simultaneously unifies conceptual and empirical advances in evolutionary ecology and provides a volume that can be used as either a primary textbook or a ... More

A Fierce Green FireThe Life and Legacy of Aldo Leopold

A Fierce Green Fire: The Life and Legacy of Aldo Leopold

Marybeth Lorbiecki

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199965038
eISBN:
9780197563311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199965038.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Conservation of the Environment

For anyone interested in wildlife, birds, wilderness areas, parks, ecology, conservation, environmental literature, and ethics, the name Aldo Leopold is sure to pop up. Since ... More

The Goldilocks PlanetThe 4 billion year story of Earth's climate

The Goldilocks Planet: The 4 billion year story of Earth's climate

Jan Zalasiewicz and Mark Williams

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199593576
eISBN:
9780191918018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199593576.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

Climate change is a major topic of concern today and will be so for the foreseeable future, as predicted changes in global temperatures, rainfall, and sea level continue to take ... More

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