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- BRILL 2011; US$ 151.00
With the annual publication of the China Environment Yearbook by Friends of Nature, China?s environmental situation is revealed through the eyes of civil society. In this fifth volume, key issues affecting China?s environment in the year 2009 are explored through five main themes: Public Policy, Litigation, Pollution and Health, Consumption, and Ecological... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 99.95
How does mercury get out of the ground and into our food? Is tuna safe to eat? What was the Minamata Disaster? Mercury Pollution: A Transdisciplinary Treatment addresses these questions and more. The editors weave interdisciplinary threads into a tapestry that presents a more complete picture of the effects of mercury pollution and provides new... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 60.00
Bringing together insights and perspectives from close to 70 of the world's leading experts in the field, this timely Handbook provides an up-to-date guide to the most recent and state-of-the-art advances in transport economics. The comprehensive coverage includes topics such as the relationship between transport and the spatial economy, recent advances... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 88.00
Understand the fundamental science behind the range of energy options currently open to us and their relationship to the environment. more...
- OECD Publishing 2011; US$ 70.00
This 2011 review of the Slovak Republic's environmental policies and programmes covers recent developments, greening growth, implementation of environmental policies, climate change and energy, agriculture and the environment and international cooperation. more...
- OECD Publishing 2011; US$ 105.00
This report addresses multilevel governance challenges in water policy implementation and identifies good practices for coordinating water policy across ministries, between levels of government, and across local actors at subnational level. Based on a methodological framework, it assesses the main coordination gaps in terms of policymaking,... more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 45.00
An ecosystem in freefall, a shrinking water supply for cities and agriculture, an antiquated network of failure-prone levees?this is the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, the major hub of California's water system. Written by a team of independent water experts, this analysis of the latest data evaluates proposed solutions to the Delta's myriad problems.... more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2006; US$ 460.00
The use of chemicals in the EU has previously been governed by 40 different directives or laws incorporated into the statute books of member states. The need for a single regulatory system has been apparent to relevant bodies for some time, and REACH (Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals) is the scheme that has been put forward.... more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2010; US$ 390.00
This e-book examines technologies for reducing water consumption during cleaning, especially given the availability of fresh water around the world and the difficulties we will have in obtaining supplies of fresh water in the future. It discusses the chemical and physical properties of water, particularly as they relate to its use in cleaning, and... more...
- World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 14.99
Wind power is widely regarded as a key component of an environmentally sustainable, low-carbon energy future because it is renewable, requires almost no water, and generates near-zero emissions of greenhouse gases and other pollutants. Nonetheless, wind power development can involve significant environmental and social impacts that need to be fully... more...