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When the Bough Breaks...: Our children, our environment

When the Bough Breaks...: Our children, our environment

1st Edition

Lloyd Timberlake, Laura Thomas
April 12, 2013

TO ACCOMPANY A MAJOR ITV DOCUMENTARY We are poisoning our planet and destroying the lives of our children. In the west arguments rage over how much nuclear radiation and toxic dumping is safe, while children continue to breath filthy air and eat food full of pesticides. In the third World, over...

Dirty Words: Writings on the History and Culture of Pollution

Dirty Words: Writings on the History and Culture of Pollution

1st Edition

Hannah Bradby
March 01, 2013

Did dinosaurs contribute to global warming? What is rubbish theory and what indeed is rubbish? And how did the whale become a cuddly toy? And why did we decide to saturate our land and food with pesticides? Dirty Words examines all of these questions and also includes a study of pollution in...

Fax: Messages from a near future

Fax: Messages from a near future

1st Edition

Jorge Wilheim
March 01, 2013

'THIS SHORT BOOK IS A REVELATION AND AN INSPIRATION. USING THE SIMPLE BUT BRILLIANT DEVICE OF AN EXCHANGE OF FAXES FROM ACROSS TIME. IT REVEALS TO US WHAT THE FUTURE MAY HOLD' FROM THE FOREWORD BY SIR RICHARD ROGERS Originally published in 1996...

Environmental Law and Citizen Action

Environmental Law and Citizen Action

1st Edition

Alan Murdie
March 01, 2013

Never before have people been so aware of the importance of sound environmental law, as every week stories of controversial planning developments and prosecutions for the release of toxic substances feature in the news. Environmental Law and Citizen Action sets out and explains the ways that...

The Earthscan Action Handbook for People and Planet

The Earthscan Action Handbook for People and Planet

1st Edition

Miles Litvinoff
March 01, 2013

We have poisoned the air and water on which our lives depend. Poor countries exhaust their land in the struggle to survive while rich countries demand more and more. The Earthscan Action Handbook spells out why things have gone so terribly wrong and what each of us can do to clean up the mess....

British Politics and the Environment

British Politics and the Environment

1st Edition

John McCormick
February 14, 2013

Britain has an immense range of environmental law and the reputation for largely ignoring it. John McCormick describes the fascinating story of the political growth of that law, and the pressures, the compromises, the parliamentary and civil service opportunism that allowed the edifice to grow over...

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