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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 19.25
A manifesto for a radically different philosophy and practice of manufacture and environmentalism "Reduce, reuse, recycle" urge environmentalists; in other words, do more with less in order to minimize damage. But as this provocative, visionary book argues, this approach perpetuates a one-way, "cradle to grave" manufacturing model that dates to... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 75.00
Confidence among both technical experts and the public in the safety of deep geologic repositories for radioactive waste is a key element in the successful development of the repositories. This report presents the approaches and arguments that are currently used in OECD countries to establish and communicate confidence in their safety. It evaluates... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 161.00
GEOTRAP is the OECD/NEA Project on Radionuclide Migration in Geologic, Heterogeneous Media carried out in the context of site evaluation and safety assessment of deep repository systems for long-lived radioactive waste. Performance assessment of proposed waste disposal sites requires models of radionuclide transport through the geosphere. To be used... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 120.00
Recent years have witnessed a fundamental change in the way governments approach energy-related environmental issues. In recognition of this change and in preparation for the Ninth Conference of the Parties (COP-9) meeting under the U.N. Climate Convention in Milan, Italy from 1 to 12 December 2003, the IEA has prepared this publication on... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 248.00 US$ 214.93
With the quality of indoor air ranking highly in our lives, this second, completely, revised edition now includes 12 completely new chapters addressing both chemical and analytical aspects of organic pollutants. Sources of indoor air pollutants, measurement and detection as well as evaluation are covered filling the gap in the literature caused by... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 112.00
This volume provides a state-of-the-art report on the modelling of aqueous-solid solution systems by the combined use of chemical thermodynamics and experimental and computational techniques. These systems are ubiquitous in nature and therefore intrinsic to the understanding and quantification of radionuclide containment and retardation processes present... more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2011; US$ 390.00
EPR (also called Product Stewardship) places responsibility for end-of-life management of products and related packaging on producers, and to some extent consumers. While regulation and standardisation from governments and other authorities affects EPR, management emphasis is on producers. This eBook reviews the initiatives that are happening in EPR... more...
- ATF Press 2010; US$ 50.00
Peter Cullen was an influential communicator in many debates on the sustainable use of water in Australia. The twenty-three papers that make up this book were originally written for particular journals, books and conferences. The collection, This Land Our Water, resounds with the clarity of Peter?s purpose?to communicate scientific knowledge and influence... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 162.00
An in-depth guide to reverse osmosis desalination This Water Environment Federation and WateReuse Association publication provides comprehensive information on the planning and engineering of brackish and seawater desalination projects for municipal water supplies. After a brief overview of widely used desalination technologies, Desalination Engineering... more...