From Balancing Acts in Education to The Nuclear Tipping Point

by Caroline Adenberger

 In Pursuit of the Future
25 years of IEA Research towards the realisation of Hydrogen Energy Systems


An anniversary report by the International Energy Agency

First Author/Contributor: Luzzi, Andreas; Bonadio, Luigi; McCann, Michael (ed).
Design/Production/Illustration: Little, Rob; Bennett, George.
ISBN 0-9752270-0-9, p 132, 2004
http://www.ieahia.org/iea_publications.html


{access view=guest}Access to the full article is free, but requires you to register. Registration is simple and quick - all we need is your name and a valid e-mail address. We appreciate your interest in bridges.{/access} {access view=!guest} This bookalso available as a free downloadchronicles the Hydrogen Implementing Agreement's (HIA) R&D activities and its progress over the course of the past 25 years. The report highlights important HIA contributions to the advancement of hydrogen science and technology, while at the same time portraying the fundamentals of the hydrogen energy proposition.




Coping with Global Climate Change: The Role of Adaptation in the United States


by William Easterling of Pennsylvania State University
Brian Hurd of New Mexico State University
Joel Smith of Stratus Consulting Inc.



published by The Pew Center on Climate Change,
Brochure, 40 p, June 2004
photo credit: pewclimate.org

http://www.pewclimate.org/global-warming-in-depth/all_reports/adaptation/index.cfm



This new Pew Center report discusses the importance of adapting to climate change, the options available for adaptation, and the challenges of implementing them in the United States. The report highlights the importance of anticipating the impacts of climate change rather than simply reacting to challenges as they occur.




Österreichs Umgang mit dem Nationalsozialismus
Die Folgen für die wissenschaftliche und humanistische Lehre


by Friedrich Stadler (ed.)
in cooperation with Eric Kandel, Walter Kohn, Fritz Stern and Anton Zeilinger


ISBN 3-211-21537-9, 283 p, German/English, September 2004
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"Austria and National Socialism - Consequences for the Sciences and Humanities" is an anthology that summarizes the results of a 2003 symposium at the University of Vienna. The symposium took place on the initiative and in honor of Vienna-born neurobiologist Eric Kandel, who won the Nobel Prize in medicine in 2000. The goal of the symposium was to analyze Austria's role during National Socialism and to discuss its historical and ongoing impact on intellectual discourse in Austria.



World Watch Special Edition
Population and Its Discontents


by the Worldwatch Institute

Volume September/October 2004
ISSN 0896-0615
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http://www.worldwatch.org



In this special edition of World Watch, fourteen authors explore a range of population-related concerns including "youth bulges" and violence, the global implications of aging populations in industrialized nations, and the links among the status of women, population growth, and environmental degradation.




Balancing Acts: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Academic Careers

by Mary Taylor Huber

American Association for Higher Education and The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.


ISBN 1-56377-065-2, paperback 250 pages, February 2004
available for purchase online: AAHE Publications
photo credit: aahe.org



How can faculty integrate the scholarship of teaching and learning into their academic careers? This book addresses this question through the experience of four scholars who have been innovators in their own classrooms, leaders of education initiatives in their institutions and disciplines, and pioneers in the scholarship of teaching and learning.




The Nuclear Tipping Point
Why States Reconsider Their Nuclear Choices


by Kurt M. Campbell, Robert Einhorn, and Mitchell Reiss, eds.; Foreword by Vartan Gregorian

published by: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN 0-8157-1331-2, 367 p, 2004
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More than half a century after the advent of the nuclear age, is the world approaching a tipping point that will unleash an epidemic of nuclear proliferation? This book examines the factors, both domestic and transnational, that shape nuclear policy.




Tomorrow's People: How 21st Century Technology Is Changing the Way We Think and Feel

by Susan Greenfield


published by: Allen Lane
ISBN: 0713996315, hardcover 304 p, September 2003
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Tomorrow's People is Susan Greenfield's bold attempt to describe how 21st century technology is changing the way we think and feel. Our increasing ability to manipulate electronic media, robots, genes, reproductive biology and minds is indeed dramatically changing the way some of us live. Susan Greenfield gets to grip with the most important of these changes and most importantly with the effects they are going to have on future generations.

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