The Material Limits of Energy Transition: Thanatia

The Material Limits of Energy Transition: Thanatia al mejor precio Descripcion:Earth has become a huge mine, with a greater quantity and variety of fundamental mineral resources being extracted year after year. Technology, from electric cars to everyday electrical equipment, consume vast amounts of scarce raw materials. On a planet with limited resources, are these minerals being properly assessed? Will there be enough raw materials to meet the demand of a world population on track to reach 10 billion...

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Gaian Economics: Living Well Within Planetary Limits: 1 (Four Keys to Sustainable Communities)

Gaian Economics: Living Well Within Planetary Limits: 1 (Four Keys to Sustainable Communities) al mejor precio Descripcion:Gaian Economics is the second volume in the Four Keys to Sustainable Communities series and sets out to explore how we can develop healthy and abundant societies in harmony with our finite planetary resources. Using contributions from a wealth of authors (including Small Is Beautiful's E. F. Schumacher, eco-philosopher Joanna Macy, and Rob Hopkins of the Transition movement), the editors address ways...

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Financial Crises and the Limits of Bank Reform: France and Germany’s Ways Into and Out of the Great Recession (English Edition)

Financial Crises and the Limits of Bank Reform: France and Germany's Ways Into and Out of the Great Recession (English Edition) al mejor precio Descripcion: Financial Crises and the Limits of Bank Reform examines the responses that were implemented in France and Germany, two comparable European economies, in the aftermath of the global financial crisis from 2007/2008 with respect to the future economic role of the banks. While France...

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Limits: Why Malthus Was Wrong and Why Environmentalists Should Care

Limits: Why Malthus Was Wrong and Why Environmentalists Should Care al mejor precio Descripcion:Western culture is infatuated with the dream of going beyond, even as it is increasingly haunted by the specter of apocalypse: drought, famine, nuclear winter. How did we come to think of the planet and its limits as we do? This book reclaims, redefines, and makes an impassioned plea for limits―a notion central to environmentalism―clearing them from their association with Malthusianism and the ideology and...

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Honour Based Crimes and the Law: Defining the Limits of Honour Based Violence and Abuse

Honour Based Crimes and the Law: Defining the Limits of Honour Based Violence and Abuse al mejor precio Descripcion: Honour based violence and abuse manifests itself in different forms, and this book offers a comprehensive understanding of this phenomenon. This book argues that the limits of honour crimes must be defined more widely so that they include conducts and...

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Extremes: Life, Death and the Limits of the Human Body (English Edition)

Extremes: Life, Death and the Limits of the Human Body (English Edition) al mejor precio Descripcion:In anaesthetist Dr Kevin Fong's television programmes he has often demonstrated the impact of extremes on the human body by using his own body as a 'guinea pig'. So Dr Fong is well placed to share his experience of the sheer audacity of medical practice at extreme physiological limits, where human life is balanced on a knife edge. Through gripping...

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Blood and Boundaries – The Limits of Religious and Racial Exclusion in Early Modern Latin America (The Menahem Stern Jerusalem Lectures)

Blood and Boundaries – The Limits of Religious and Racial Exclusion in Early Modern Latin America (The Menahem Stern Jerusalem Lectures) al mejor precio Descripcion: In Blood and Boundaries, Stuart B. Schwartz takes us to late medieval Latin America to show how Spain and Portugal’s policies of exclusion and discrimination based on religious origins and genealogy were transferred to their colonies in Latin America. Rather than concentrating on the...

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Endure: Mind, Body and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance (English Edition)

Endure: Mind, Body and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance (English Edition) al mejor precio Descripcion: ‘This book is AMAZING!’ – MALCOLM GLADWELL ‘If you want to gain insight into the mind of great athletes, adventurers, and peak performers then prepare to be enthralled by Alex Hutchinson’s Endure.’ – BEAR GRYLLS How high...

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Stretching Your Limits: 30 Step by Step Stretches for Ballet Stretch Bands

Stretching Your Limits: 30 Step by Step Stretches for Ballet Stretch Bands al mejor precio Descripcion: It's a long stretch to the top…we'll help you get there! With step-by-step instructions in this book, you will learn how to use ballet stretch bands to gain more flexibility. Using a stretching band for ballet can take your flexibility to the next level. This flexibility...

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