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  • The Human and Environmental Impact of Fracking: How Fracturing Shale for Gas Affects Us and Our Worldby Madelon Finkel

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 48.00

    Fracking for gas trapped in shale could be a game changer in the quest to find alternatives to dirty fossil fuels, but it also has potential for harm. This book provides "one-stop shopping" for everyone who wants to know more about the issues. more...

  • Greywater Reuseby Amit Gross; Adi Maimon; Yuval Alfiya; Eran Friedler

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 119.95

    Graywater is defined as household wastewater generated by baths and showers, sinks, laundry, and kitchen/dishwashing. Reuse of graywater allows water to be used at least twice?initial use and local recycling. In some cases, water can be recovered for a third use?agriculture irrigation, thus leading to a savings of 10-20 percent of water consumption.... more...

  • Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs): Analytical Techniques, Environmental Fate and Biological Effectsby Eddy Y Zeng

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 255.00

    This book focuses on those organic chemicals that are regulated by the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs). as well as organic chemical with the attributes of being persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic to ecosystem and human beings, criteria used by the Stockholm Convention for screening POP candidates. Because of the unfavourable... more...

  • Advances in Membrane Technologies for Water Treatmentby Angelo Basile; Alfredo Cassano; Navin K Rastogi

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 250.00

    Advances in Membrane Technologies for Water Treatment: Materials, Processes and Applications provides a detailed overview of advanced water treatment methods involving membranes, which are increasingly seen as effective replacements for a range of conventional water treatment methods. The text begins with reviews of novel membrane materials and... more...

  • Green Chemistry for Dyes Removal from Waste Waterby Sanjay K. Sharma

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    The use of synthetic chemical dyes in various industrial processes, including paper and pulp manufacturing, plastics, dyeing of cloth, leather treatment and printing, has increased considerably over the last few years, resulting in the release of dye-containing industrial effluents into the soil and aquatic ecosystems. The textile industry generates... more...

  • Sustainable Remediation of Contaminated Sitesby Krishna Reddy; Jeffrey Adams

    Momentum Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    This book presents a holistic approach to remediation that considers ancillary environmental impacts and aims to optimize net effects to the environment. It addresses a broad range of environmental, social, and economic impacts during all remediation phases, and achieves remedial goals through more efficient, sustainable strategies that conserve... more...

  • Experiment Earthby Jack Stilgoe

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Experiments in geoengineering ? intentionally manipulating the Earth?s climate to reduce global warming ? have become the focus of a vital debate about responsible science and innovation. Drawing on three years of sociological research working with scientists on?one of the world?s first major geoengineering projects, this?book examines the politics... more...

  • Energieatlasby IBA Hamburg

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; US$ 19.21

    Die Zukunft des Klimas wird sich in den Städten entscheiden. Der weltweite Klimawandel erfordert insbesondere von den Metropolen der Welt schnelle und entschlossene Maßnahmen. Wie aber können sie den Weg in das postfossile und atomenergiefreie Zeitalter beschreiten und dringende Aufgaben lösen? Mit dem ENERGIEATLAS zeigt die IBA Hamburg erstmals einen... more...

  • Heads above Waterby Robert L. Gulley; Andrew Sansom

    Texas A&M University Press 2015; US$ 60.00

    Since the 1950s, competing interests for use of Edwards Aquifer resources?the primary source of water for more than two million people in south central Texas?were at war. They had tried many times to resolve their differences about how to conserve, allocate, and use the water, but had always failed. Finally, under the patient leadership of Robert... more...

  • Green Solar Citiesby Peder Vejsig Pedersen; Jakob Klint; Karin Kappel; Katrine Vejsig Pedersen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 55.95

    The Green Solar Cities, EU-Concerto project focuses on the practical large scale implementation of solar energy technologies in combination with new build and retrofit low energy building in the cities of Copenhagen, with its city part Valby, in Denmark and Salzburg in Austria. This book aims to influence decision makers in European cities towards... more...