All Shops

Go to British Wildlife

6 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published six times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Subscriptions from £25 per year

Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £18 per year
Academic & Professional Books  Environmental & Social Studies  Natural Resource Use & Depletion  Energy

Energy, Resources, and the Long Term Future

By: John Scales Avery
Energy, Resources, and the Long Term Future
Click to have a closer look
Select version
  • Energy, Resources, and the Long Term Future ISBN: 9789812707642 Hardback Sep 2007 Usually dispatched within 5 days
Selected version: £82.99
About this book Contents Customer reviews Related titles

About this book

The world is rapidly approaching the end of the fossil fuel era. This timely book reviews the historical background for this crisis and provides a comprehensive discussion of its important aspects. It contrasts the Utopian writings of Condorcet, Godwin and Adam Smith, with the more pessimistic views of Malthus and Ricardo. It then discusses the characteristics of mainstream industrialism, as well as the ecological counterculture. The final chapters of the book study the present position regarding both non-renewable and renewable resources, and the problem of reducing the economic trauma that will result from the depletion of fossil fuels, especially the future impact of high petroleum prices on agriculture in relation to global population growth. Readers will gain an understanding of the dangers and opportunities of future developments in science, as well as the steps that must be taken to achieve a stable, sustainable global society.


The Idea of Progress; The Dismal Science; Dark Satanic Mills; Hobson's Theory; Mainstream Industrialism; Veblen, Gandhi and the Greens; Growth and Non-Renewable Resources; Renewable Energy; Economics Without Growth; Optimum Global Population; The Problem of War; Science: Its Opportunities and Dangers; Learning to Live in Harmony.

Customer Reviews

By: John Scales Avery
Current promotions
Backlist BargainsThe Mammal SocietyOrder your free copy of our 2018 equipment catalogueBritish Wildlife