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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...
- 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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 120.99
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...
- 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$ 258.00
Here, the most important classes of toxic chemicals from personal care compounds are systematically covered, from cosmetics to plastics additives to pharmaceuticals. For each substance, data on toxicity and bioaccumulation in various ecosystems are given. This first comprehensive treatment of personal care environmental toxins is rounded off by a... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
Hydrogen could be a significant fuel of the future, with the potential to make a major contribution to the resolution of pressing social and environmental problems such as carbon emissions, energy security and local air pollution. This book, based on four years of detailed research, subjects the promise and potential of hydrogen to searching, in-depth... 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...