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hard choices: climate change in canada by harold coward and andrew j. weaver

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  • Retreat from a Rising Sea

    Hard Choices in an Age of Climate Change

    This sobering examination of climate-change and the disastrous effects of rising sea levels explains what must be done to avoid the worst outcomes.By the end of this century, hundreds of millions of people living at low elevations along coasts will be forced to retreat to higher and safer ground. Because of sea-level rise, major storms will inundate areas farther inland and will lay waste to ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Fifty Years of Religious Studies in Canada

    A Personal Retrospective

    by Harold Coward ...
    series Editions SR #36
    In Canadian universities in the early 1960s, no courses were offered on Hinduism, Buddhism, or Islam. Only the study of Christianity was available, usually in a theology program in a church college or seminary. Today almost every university in North America has a religious studies department that offers courses on Western and Eastern religions as well as religion in general. Harold Coward ... Read more

    $16.59 USD

  • Climate Change in Wildlands

    Pioneering Approaches to Science and Management

    Scientists have been warning for years that human activity is heating up the planet and climate change is under way. In the past century, global temperatures have risen an average of 1.3 degrees Fahrenheit, a trend that is expected to only accelerate. But public sentiment has taken a long time to catch up, and we are only just beginning to acknowledge the serious effects this will have on all life ... Read more

    $29.59 USD

  • Some Like It Cold

    The Politics of Climate Change in Canada

    Some Like It Cold plunges headlong into the political conundrum of Canadas climatechange debate. Focusing on the past responses of both Liberal and Conservative governmentsto the looming crisis-ranging from negligence to complicity and connivance-Paehlke illuminatesthe issues surrounding compliance with global regulations such as Kyoto, includingthe dilemma of tar sands development. But he also ... Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • Word, Chant, and Song

    Spiritual Transformation in Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, and Sikhism

    by Harold Coward ...
    series SUNY series in Religious Studies
    An accessible introduction to the centrality of word, chant, and song in the Hindu, Buddhist, Islamic, and Sikh traditions.In academic religious studies and musicology, little attention has been given to chanted word, hymns, and songs, yet these are often the key spiritual practices for lay devotees. To address this gap in knowledge, Harold Coward presents a thematic study of sacred sound as it ... Read more

    $28.79 USD

  • Language in Indian Philosophy and Religion

    series SR Supplements #5
    The papers published in this volume were originally read and discussed at a three day seminar sponsored by the Canadian Society for the Study of Religion/Societie Canadienne des Sciences Religieuses at Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, May 28th to 30th, 1976. This seminar served the important function of bringing together the majority of the Canadian scholars who specialize in Indian ... Read more

    $23.79 USD

  • Spirituality in Hospice Palliative Care

    series SUNY series in Religious Studies
    Explores the end-of-life spiritual needs of people who do not identify with traditional religions.This groundbreaking book addresses the spiritual aspect of hospice care for those who do not fit easily within traditional religious beliefs and categories. A companion volume to Religious Understandings of a Good Death in Hospice Palliative Care, this work also advocates for renewed attention to the ... Read more

    $28.79 USD

  • Religious Understandings of a Good Death in Hospice Palliative Care

    series SUNY series in Religious Studies
    Explores how religious understandings of death are experienced in hospice care.Winner of the 2012 AJN (American Journal of Nursing) Book of the Year Award in the Hospice and Palliative Care categoryIn the 1960s, English physician and committed Christian Cicely Saunders introduced a new way of treating the terminally ill that she called “hospice care.” Emphasizing a holistic and compassionate ... Read more

    $30.59 USD

  • How Culture Shapes the Climate Change Debate

    Though the scientific community largely agrees that climate change is underway, debates about this issue remain fiercely polarized. These conversations have become a rhetorical contest, one where opposing sides try to achieve victory through playing on fear, distrust, and intolerance. At its heart, this split no longer concerns carbon dioxide, greenhouse gases, or climate modeling; rather, it is ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Silence, the Word and the Sacred

    The result of a dialogue between poets and scholars on the meaning and making of the sacred, this book endeavours to determine how the sacred emerges in sacred script as well as in poetic discourse. It ranges through scholarship in areas as apparently disparate as postmodernism and Buddhism. The perspectives developed are various and without closure, locating the sacred in modes as diverse as ... Read more

    $30.99 USD

  • The Hard Work of Hope

    Climate Change in the Age of Trump

    series An RMB Manifesto
    The Climate Nexus (RMB, 2015) analyzed and explored the economic and social realities facing water, food, energy and biodiversity. The Hard Work of Hope continues this narrative and seeks to develop effective solutions to the growing urgency for global action on climate change.The Hard Work of Hope builds on events that have transpired since December 2015, including initial implementation of the ... Read more

    $5.39 USD

  • Gaia, Psyche and Deep Ecology

    Navigating Climate Change in the Anthropocene

    Winner of the Scientific & Medical Network Book Prize 2019!In Gaia, Psyche and Deep Ecology: Navigating Climate Change in the Anthropocene, Andrew Fellows uniquely connects Earth systems, Jungian and philosophical approaches to the existential threats that we face today. He elucidates the psychological basis of our dysfunctional relationship with nature, thereby offering a coherent framework for ... Read more

    $42.29 USD