Exploring Climate Change Through Science And In Society

Author: Mike Hulme
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135089833
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Exploring Climate Change Through Science And In Society from the Author: Mike Hulme. Mike Hulme is one of the most distinctive and recognisable voices speaking internationally about climate change in the academy, in public and in the media. This collection of his most popular, prominent and controversial articles, essays, speeches, interviews and reviews dating back to the late 1980s reveal an intellectual and personal journey of observation, investigation and reflection on an increasingly complex phenomenon and trace how Hulme has arrived at his current position. The material in Exploring Climate Change in Science and Society engages with science, politics, policy, media, eth.

International Encyclopedia Of Geography 15 Volume Set

Author: Douglas Richardson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470659637
Size: 64.67 MB
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International Encyclopedia Of Geography 15 Volume Set from the Author: Douglas Richardson. Representing the definitive reference work for this broad and dynamic field, The International Encyclopedia of Geography arises from an unprecedented collaboration between Wiley and the American Association of Geographers (AAG) to review and define the concepts, research, and techniques in geography and interrelated fields. Available as a robust online resource and as a 15-volume full-color print set, the Encyclopedia assembles a truly global group of scholars for a comprehensive, authoritative overview of geography around the world. Contains more than 1,000 entries ranging from 1,000 to 10,000 words offering accessible introductions to basic concepts, sophisticated explanations of complex topics, and information on geographical societies around the world Assembles a truly global group of more than 900 scholars hailing from over 40 countries, for a comprehensive, authoritative overview of geography around the world Provides definitive coverage of the field, encompassing human geography, physical geography, geographic information science and systems, earth studies, and environmental science Brings together interdisciplinary perspectives on geographical topics and techniques of interest across the social sciences, humanities, science, and medicine Features full color throughout the print version and more than 1,000 illustrations and photographs Annual updates to online edition

Climate Change

Author: Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
Publisher: The Stationery Office
ISBN: 9780215036094
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Climate Change from the Author: Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee. Incorporating HC 1688, session 2005-06

Who Owns Football

Author: David Hassan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317996356
Size: 52.23 MB
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Who Owns Football from the Author: David Hassan. The commercialization of sport since the 1990s has had a number of consequences. The market forces that have defined commercialization, notably pay-per-view television, whilst initially welcomed as important new sources of revenue, have also had the unanticipated consequences of de-stabilizing many sporting competitions and institutions, undermining the financial future of clubs in their traditional role as key social and cultural institutions. This has been manifested in the paradox of chronic financial loss-making amongst professional sports’ clubs in an era of exponential revenue growth, a trend exemplified by the experience of Italy’s Series A and the English Premier League – both cases examined in detail in this book. But, at the same time, some traditional sporting organizations have sought with some success, to chart a middle way, retaining traditional sporting movement objectives whilst also embracing a form of commercialism. The Gaelic Athletic Association in Ireland, the supporter-owned FC Barcelona football club, and New Zealand rugby union, offer illustrative examples of such strategies examined in detail. This book explores the background to this clash of commercial and traditional sporting objectives, and debates the consequences for wider sports governance. This book was published as a special issue of Soccer and Society.

Greenwashing Sport

Author: Professor Toby Miller
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317333470
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Greenwashing Sport from the Author: Professor Toby Miller. Professional sports promote their green credentials and yet remain complicit in our global environmental crisis Sports are responsible for significant carbon footprints through stadium construction and energy use, player and spectator travel, and media coverage. The impact of sports on climate change is further compounded by sponsorship deals with the gas and petroleum industries--imbuing those extractive corporations with a positive image by embedding them within the everyday pleasure of sport. Toby Miller argues that such activities amount to "greenwashing." Scrutinizing motor racing, association football, and the Olympics, Miller weighs up their environmental policies, their rhetoric of conservation and sustainability, and their green credentials. The book concludes with the role of green citizenship and organic fan activism in promoting pro-environmental sports. This is a must-read for students and researchers in media, communications, sociology, cultural studies, and environmental studies.

Airport Climate Adaptation And Resilience

Publisher: Transportation Research Board
ISBN: 0309223636
Size: 79.56 MB
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Airport Climate Adaptation And Resilience from the Author: . Reviews the range of risks to airports from projected climate change and the emerging approaches for handling them.

Equality And Diversity In Policing

Author: Brian Stout
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1844456641
Size: 74.56 MB
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Equality And Diversity In Policing from the Author: Brian Stout. Equality and Diversity is a key theme on all policing degree courses. The book starts by contextualising equality and diversity within the legislative and policy framework. It then examines the recent historical context by outlining some of the difficulties and criticisms that the police have faced in dealing with matters of equality and diversity. It considers diversity, not only in terms of how the police relate to the general public, but also how diversity issues impact on police careers and occupational culture.

Media Spiritualities And Social Change

Author: Stewart M. Hoover
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1441145559
Size: 20.53 MB
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Media Spiritualities And Social Change from the Author: Stewart M. Hoover. Groundbreaking study into the relationship between forms of spirituality, media and its effect on social reform.

The Cambridge Companion To Football

Author: Rob Steen
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107433983
Size: 44.93 MB
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The Cambridge Companion To Football from the Author: Rob Steen. Football is the world's most popular sport. It is a cultural phenomenon and a global media spectacle. For its billions of fans, it serves as a common language. But where does its enduring popularity come from? Featuring essays from prominent experts in the field, scholars and journalists, this Companion covers ground seldom attempted in a single volume about football. It examines the game's oft-disputed roots and traces its development through Europe, South America and Africa, analysing whether resistance to the game is finally beginning to erode in China, India and the United States. It dissects the cult of the manager and how David Beckham redefined sporting celebrity. It investigates the game's followers, reporters and writers, as well as its most zealous money makers and powerful administrators. A valuable resource for students, scholars and general readers, The Cambridge Companion to Football is a true and faithful companion for anyone fascinated by the people's game.