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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95
A clearly structured overview of a key subject, this work provides the student with not only a complete introductory text but also a book to support further studies. Written by three authors with extensive research and practical experience in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), the treatment is up to date and brings together currently fragmented... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 99.99
? With the introduction of various types of incentives for renewable sources based electricity generation, the world is witnessing the rapid growth in wind, solar, biomass and other renewable based generation. Unlike electricity generation schemes based on conventional energy sources, wind power systems suffer from the uncertainty of wind availability and... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 79.00
"An intriguing and impressive account of corporate social responsibility—and neoliberalism writ large—on the ground, in action, in chemical plant communities in Louisiana…Ottinger effectively [illustrates] how, in complex, culturally saturated ways, corporate commitment to `responsible care’ has created critical challenges... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 39.99
The increasing global demand for energy requires a versatile approach, prompting many researchers to focus on renewable bioenergy from different biomasses, especially cellulosic biomass. Such biomasses can be agricultural wastes, municipal wastes or direct harvests from high-yield energy corps. If properly pre-treated, the subsequent enzyme hydrolysis... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95
This practical guide, written by a practitioner for practitioners, presents a coherent and straightforward 'how-to-do-it' approach to the strategic environmental assessment (SEA) process. Part one provides an overview of the aims, principles, advantages and problems of SEA as well as looking at key SEA regulations and their requirements. Part two... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 47.99
Das Buch beschreibt ein dynamisches internationales Automobilmanagement. Durch sieben eingehend begründete dynamische Strategien können Automobilhersteller und -zulieferer eine Verbesserung der Wettbewerbsposition und eine Erhöhung der Umsatzrenditen sichern. Sie helfen die durch statische Strategien angestrebten Wettbewerbsvorteile,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 185.00
At 170 billion barrels, Canada's Oil Sands are the third largest reserves of developable oil in the world. The Oil Sands now produce about 1.6 million barrels per day, with production expected to double by 2025 to about 3.7 million barrels per day. The Athabasca Oil Sands Region (AOSR) in northeastern Alberta is the largest of the three oil sands... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 126.00
In many OECD countries, governments have invested large amounts of public money to support renewable energy (RE) development and are requiring significant quantities of it to be sold by energy providers. But what are the economic impacts of these policies on the rural regions where deployment takes place? How can RE bring the greatest benefit to host... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 129.95
Global climate change is a natural process that currently appears to be strongly influenced by human activities, which increase atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases (GHG), in particular carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O). Agriculture contributes about 20% of the world?s global radiation forcing from CO2, CH4 and... more...