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            Ten Commitments Revisited: Securing Australia's Future Environment
             

            Ten Commitments Revisited: Securing Australia's Future Environment (Paperback)

            Edited by Morton, Steve; Lindenmayer, David; Dovers, Stephen

            • RRP: $49.99
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            A 'must read' follow-up to the highly successful Ten Commitments book.

            ISBN 9781486301676
            Published AU 1 Sep 2014
            Publisher CSIRO Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Rare Metals War: The dark side of clean energy and digital technologies

            The Rare Metals War: The dark side of clean energy and digital technologies (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Pitron, Guillaume

            • RRP: $35.00
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            The resources race is on. Powering our digital lives and green technologies are some of the Earth's most precious metals - but they are running out. And what will happen when they do? The green-tech revolution has been lauded as the silver bullet to a new world. One that is at la...st free of oil, pollution, shortages, and cross-border tensions. Drawing on six years of research across a dozen countries, this book cuts across conventional green thinking to probe the hidden, dark side of green technology. By breaking free of fossil fuels, we are in fact setting ourselves up for a new dependence - on rare metals such as cobalt, gold, and palladium. They are essential to electric vehicles, wind turbines, solar panels, our smartphones, computers, tablets, and other everyday connected objects. China has captured the lion's share of the rare metals industry, but consumers know very little about how they are mined and traded, or their environmental, economic, and geopolitical costs. The Rare Metals War is a vital expose of the ticking time-bomb that lies beneath our new technological order. It uncovers the reality of our lavish and ambitious environmental quest that involves risks as formidable as those it seeks to resolve. ' T he journalist and filmmaker warns against the optimistic belief that technology is the solution ... At a time when many claim to be citizens of the world or retreat into naive or hypocritical protectionism, Pitron's book is an attempt to open people's eyes to the consequences of their societal choices and lifestyles.' -Green European Journal 'French Writer and analyst Guillaume Pitron warns about growing reliance on rare-earth metal - which are necessary to build high-tech products ... He shines a light on the untold story of the energy and digital transitions.' -European Scientist
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            ISBN 9781925849325
            Published AU 4 Aug 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Fire Country: How Indigenous Fire Management Could Help Save Australia

            Fire Country: How Indigenous Fire Management Could Help Save Australia (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Steffensen, Victor

            • RRP: $29.99
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            Victor's story is a cry from the heart for change in how Australia cares for country.

            ISBN 9781741177268
            Published AU 18 Feb 2020
            Publisher Explore Australia
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Climate Change: The Real Problem and What We Can Do To Fix It

            Climate Change: The Real Problem and What We Can Do To Fix It (Hardback)

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            Facing the challenges of climate change involves all of us. This book offers children truth without despair, hope without deception, and a road map to a better future. After a recap of the physical causes of climate change - coal, cars, cows, etc. - the book comes to the real pro...blem: adults behaving like children. A range of familiar arguments are rehearsed, before a cast of kids steps in, and shows us how the problems should be approached, with fairness, kindness and maturity.
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            ISBN 9781925847956
            Published AU 1 Oct 2020
            Publisher AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHIC
            Interest Age 2-6 years
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            Plastic Free: The Inspiring Story of a Global Environmental Movement and Why It Matters

            Plastic Free: The Inspiring Story of a Global Environmental Movement and Why It Matters (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Prince-Ruiz, Rebecca; Finn, Joanna Atherfold

            • RRP: $32.99
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            'I'm going plastic free next month, who wants to join me?' When Rebecca Prince-Ruiz asked this question in 2011, she had no idea that nine years later they would result in a global movement of 250 million people in 177 countries committed to reducing single-use plastic. No one wa...nts to see an environment smothered in plastic, but what can we do? How do we move from awareness and concern to action? Plastic Free tells the inspiring story of how a simple community initiative grew into one of the world's most successful environmental movements. It shares stories of people from around the world who have taken on the Plastic Free July challenge and made it their own. At its heart, Plastic Free is a book about positive change and how small actions can make a huge impact, no matter who you are or where you are from. Find out how you can make a real difference to your household, your workplace, your school, your community, and your environment, one step - and piece of plastic - at a time.
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            ISBN 9781742236551
            Published AU 1 Jul 2020
            Publisher NewSouth Publishing
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            Gender and Natural Resource Management: Livelihoods, Mobility and Interventions
              

            Gender and Natural Resource Management: Livelihoods, Mobility and Interventions (Paperback)

            Edited by Resurreccion, Bernadette P.; Elmhirst, Rebecca

            • RRP: $90.99
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            Using empirical material from a number of Asian countries, this book explores gender-environment relations within shifting configurations of resource access and control. The author argues that current doctrines of decentralization and community participation are inadequate withou...t consideration of the gender dimension.
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            ISBN 9780415847919
            Released AU 4 Mar 2013
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Water for Food in a Changing World
              

            Water for Food in a Changing World (Paperback)

            Edited by Garrido, Alberto; Ingram, Helen

            • RRP: $98.99
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            Our thirst for water grows with our population, but the amount of fresh water available on Earth is fixed. This book explores water and food production at global and regional scales. The collection offers a comprehensive discussion of all relevant issues.

            ISBN 9781138807662
            Released AU 23 Jun 2014
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Contributions from the Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy
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            Land Administration for Sustainable Development
             

            Land Administration for Sustainable Development (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Williamson, Ian; Enemark, Stig; Wallace, Jude; Rajabifard, Abbas

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            Land Administration for Sustainable Development describes, from a global perspective, the new and innovative policies, systems, and technologies that have been applied to a rapidly evolving concept of land administration.

            ISBN 9781589480414
            Released AU 30 Dec 2009
            Publisher ESRI Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Eat to Save the Planet: Over 100 Recipes and Ideas for Eco-Friendly Cooking and Eating
              

            Eat to Save the Planet: Over 100 Recipes and Ideas for Eco-Friendly Cooking and Eating (Hardback)

            By Bell, Annie

            • RRP: $50.50
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            • Pub Date
              31 Dec 20

            An easy, accessible recipe book following an evidence-based approach to eating to support the planet.

            ISBN 9781529047592
            Released AU 31 Dec 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 31 Dec 2020
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            The New Map: Energy, Climate, and the Clash of Nations
             

            The New Map: Energy, Climate, and the Clash of Nations (Hardback)

            By Yergin, Daniel

            • RRP: $49.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Dec 20

            A new type of Cold War is emerging. The global order is being simultaneously shaken by climate change and the shale revolution in oil and gas. Controversial fracking technology has given America unprecedented leverage as the world's leading energy powerhouse, ahead of Saudi Arabi...a and Russia, upending the chessboard of global politics and changing the psychology of the global economy. Despite being weighed down by sanctions, Russia is pivoting east toward China as Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping unite to challenge America and lay claim to almost all of the South China Sea, one of the world's most critical trade routes. Elsewhere, the map of the Middle East created after World War I is being attacked by ISIS and Iran's Revolutionary Guards as the region struggles to come to grips with the recent oil price collapse caused by the rise of shale. Oil producers, from the Middle East and Moscow to corporate boardrooms around the world, now fear that peak demand for oil is coming as renewable energy increasingly supplants fossil fuels. The New Map tells a sweeping story about how the role of energy in climate change is shaping geopolitical discussions, challenging our industries and our lifestyles, and accelerating a second energy revolution - the quest for renewables.
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            ISBN 9780241472347
            Released AU 1 Dec 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 19+ years
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