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- Springer 2005; US$ 84.99
This volume explores: how conflicting scenarios involving energy use/conservation could be reconciled; how we can shape a more sustainable energy system from the existing one; and the possible technological progress and innovations to enable a brighter future. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1994; US$ 53.95
Written for students of geography, environmental studies and geography this new edition includes more case studies and covers changes in the legal and political context since the first edition was published. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 48.95
Environmental impact assessment (EIA) is now firmly established as an important and often obligatory part of proposing or launching any development project. Delivering a successful EIA needs not only an understanding of the theory but also a detailed knowledge of the methods for carrying out the processes required. Peter Morris and Riki Therivel bring... more...
- Woodhead Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 245.00
With increasing regulation and consumer pressure, the food industry needs to ensure that its production methods are sustainable and sensitive to environmental needs. This important collection reviews ways of analysing the impact of food processing operations on the environment, particularly life cycle assessment (LCA), and techniques for minimising... more...
- Woodhead Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 255.00
This comprehensive book examines the effects that all phases of textile production and use have on the environment, from growing or making fibres to discarding a product after its useful life has ended. It looks at the physical environment affected by these processes, including resource depletion, pollution and energy use and the biological environment,... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 99.95
Contains several interesting articles dealing with different aspects of environmental disclosures. This book addresses the Kyoto Protocol on an international level, discusses how an accountant measures pollution-related performance and cost, and investigates the motive behind disclosure of environmental information. more...
- Taylor & Francis 2006; US$ 190.00
Highlights the effects of past mining and provides information on the types of problems it may cause in both urban and rural areas. This book shows how sites already affected by mining problems and hazards maybe remediated and rehabilitated. It covers surface mining, disposal of waste, problems resulting from mine closure and mineral processing. more...
- World Health Organization 1999; US$ 40.50
A practical guide to the development of curricula for the education and training of environmental health professionals. Prepared in consultation with educational institutes in a number of countries, the guide responds to both growing concern about environmental hazards and the need to ensure that professionals are adequately equipped with knowledge... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Translation of the principle of sustainable development into policy and practice, and the evaluation of the outcomes of these strategic interventions, are some of the most pressing challenges facing policymakers in Europe and beyond. The chapters in this book contribute to the debate surrounding these challenges. By exploring the conceptual and methodological... more...