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- Springer 2010; US$ 119.00
At the turn of the 21st century, human health and economic growth are inextricably linked components of international development. Challenges in Health and Development is a primer on the changing configurations of population health and economic growth in development policy. It examines strategies of investing in human health and investing in economic... more...
- Ten Speed Press 2011; US$ 14.95
THE DRINKING WATER BOOK takes a level-headed look at the serious issues surrounding America's drinking water supply. Unlike water purifier manufacturers and public health officials, Ingram presents unbiased reporting on what's in your water and how to drink safely. Featuring all the latest scientific research, the book evaluates the different kinds... more...
- World Health Organization 2003; US$ 45.00
This text prepared by an international group of experts addresses the 'heterotrophic plate count' test which is widely used in drinking-water assessment: what it detects (and what it does not detect) its direct and indirect health significance and its use in the safety management of drinking water supplies. It includes the consensus statement... more...
- World Health Organization 2003; US$ 45.00
Inadequate drinking water and sanitation are amongst the world's major causes of preventable morbidity and mortality. This book provides a state-of-the-art review on approaches and methods used in assessing the microbial safety of drinking water. It supports the rapidly emerging trend towards preventive management and a broader system-wide outlook.... more...
- World Health Organization 2006; US$ 15.00
Energy use is essential to meet our most basic needs: cooking boiling water lighting and heating. It is also a prerequisite for good health - a reality that has been largely ignored by the world community. Left behind by development more than 3 billion people still burn wood dung coal and other traditional fuels inside their homes. The resulting indoor... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 159.00
"Energy Economics: CO2 Emissions in China" presents a collection of the researches on China's CO2 emissions as studied by the Center for Energy & Environmental Policy Research (CEEP). Based on the analysis of factors related to global climate change and CO2 emissions, it discusses China's CO2 emissions originating from various sectors,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 119.95
One of the seventeen critical infrastructures vital to the security of the United States, the water supply system remains largely unprotected from the threat of terrorism, including possible revenge by Al Qaeda over the killing of Osama Bin Laden. Recognizing and identifying prospective events of terrorism against the water infrastructure is critical... more...
- APHA Press 2011; US$ 63.00
From the "Father of Environmental Justice" comes, Environmental Health and Racial Equity, a first-rate account of events, individuals, and organizations that have shaped the environmental justice movement over the past two decades. The struggles chronicled are both instructive and inspirational to anyone who wants to make a difference. more...
- Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 25.99
The media constantly bombard us with news of health hazards lurking in our everyday lives, but many of these hazards turn out to have been greatly overblown. According to author and epidemiologist Geoffrey C. Kabat, this hyping of low-level environmental hazards leads to needless anxiety and confusion on the part of the public concerning which exposures... more...