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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 101.00
Electricity accounts for more than 40 % of global energy-related CO 2 emissions. This issue is most pressing for developing countries where growth in power demand is particularly high, fueling the risk of irreversible investment in CO 2 -intensive capacity, the so-called carbon lock-in. Sectoral Approaches in Electricity Building... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 48.00
One of the most troubling aspects of pollution in this age is its pervasiveness - there are few places left where a person or an animal can live without being exposed to pollution. This book provides research in the field of environmental medicine. It focuses on specific toxin categories as well as the health effects of various types of pollution. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 114.95
Accounting as an academic discipline has not made any real strides in addressing social and environmental concerns facing this planet. Since the first volume of the series was published in 2000, there have been no changes in the focus of accounting and it is still taught and practiced in the same way. more...
- World Health Organization 2009; US$ 20.00
Adequate provision of water supply, sanitation, hygiene and waste management in schools has a number of positive effects and contributes to a reduced burden of disease among children, staff and their families. Such interventions also provide opportunities for greater gender equity in access to education, and create educational opportunities to promote... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 97.00
Understanding environmental liability and disclosure is critical for firm management, investors, accountants and auditors. The U.S. Congress has been increasing the pressure on companies to disclose information on environmental liabilities for years. This study delves into the issue by examining the impact of environmental disclosure on financial... more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 250.00
Personal care items, such as cosmetics, medicines and household products, release a significant amount of potentially harmful substances into the environment. Tracking the sources of these toxic chemicals and their fate in the environment is therefore of prime concern for water and waste treatment authorities and for the manufacturers of such products.... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 170.00
"...'Da steh ich nun ich armer Tor! Und bin so klug als wie zuvor.' Dieses Faust'sche Zitat mag wohl manchem Auftraggeber von Trinkwasseranalysen einfallen, wenn er seinen Analysenbericht in den Händen hält. Er wird sich fragen, was die meist bloße Ansammlung von Zahlen über die Qualität seines Trinkwassers aussagt. Eine Antwort... more...
- Infinite Ideas 2007; US$ 9.95
The plight of the environment is never far from the headlines these days - sea levels are rising, mild winters are now commonplace, more and more species are becoming endangered, and we're throwing away so much rubbish we're running out of places to hide it. But where do we start when it comes to doing our bit? How do you reduce your carbon... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 117.00
Environmental remediation activities in uranium mines and mills have become increasingly important in the last few decades due to the large number of facilities which have been taken out of operation, the growing interest in remediating previously abandoned sites and the increasingly strict environmental regulations that are being put in place. Remediation... more...
- World Health Organization 2010; US$ 20.00
This report describes the status and trends with respect to the use of safe drinking water and basic sanitation and progress made towards the MDG drinking water and sanitation target. As the world approaches 2015, it becomes increasingly important to identify those who are left behind and to focus on the challenges of addressing their needs. This report... more...