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Environmental policy, general

  • Themed issue - environment 2010by

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    Excess sludge is an inevitable drawback of the waste-activated sludge process. Both the reduction of the amount of sludge produced and improving its dewaterability are of paramount importance. With more stringent environmental and legislative constraints, increasing sludge production and limited disposal options, new reduction alternatives have to... more...

  • The Lived Experience of Climate Changeby Dina Abbott; Gordon Wilson

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book explores the idea that daily lived experiences of climate change are a crucial missing link in our knowledge that contrasts with scientific understandings of this global problem. It argues that both kinds of knowledge are limiting: the sciences by their disciplines and lived experiences by the boundaries of everyday lives.  Therefore each... more...

  • EcoDesignby Eberhard Abele; Reiner Anderl; Herbert Birkhofer; Bruno Rüttinger

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 109.00

    Anhand konkreter Fallbeispiele wird die Umsetzung des EcoDesigns in der industriellen Praxis unter verschiedenen Aspekten aufgezeigt. Praxisnah und nachvollziehbar finden sich hier die Ergebnisse eines DFG-geförderten Forschungsbereichs an der Technischen Universität Darmstadt, in dem in Kooperation mit namhaften Industrieunternehmen das EcoDesign... more...

  • Aviation and Climate Changeby Ruwantissa Abeyratne

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 54.99

    The book addresses the most critical issue faced by aviation and climate change: namely the development of a market based measure to control aircraft engine emissions. It discusses the current market economic trends as they impact to aviation and suggests steps and measures to be taken in the development of a workable MBM. ICAO has three years to come... more...

  • Competition and Investment in Air Transportby Ruwantissa Abeyratne

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book addresses emerging legal and economic issues in competition and investment in air transport, against the backdrop of the role governments and airlines should play in avoiding protectionism and encouraging innovation and creativity. It evaluates current trends in air transport and the direction the industry is taking in the twenty first century.... more...

  • Strategic Environmental Assessment for Policiesby Kulsum Ahmed

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 9.99

    Environmentally and socially sustainable policies are essential for good governance. Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) is the key tool for integrating environmental considerations into policies, programs and plans. This book focuses on SEA applied to policies. Through lessons learned from previous use of SEA on policies, it draws lessons on... more...

  • Peace Research and Peacebuildingby Chadwick F Alger

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 49.99

    This is the third volume to commemorate the 90th birthday of the distinguished scholar Chadwick F. Alger to honor his lifetime achievement in international relations, as President of the International Studies Association (1978-1979) and as Secretary General of the International Peace Research Association (1984-1987). After a brief introduction by Chad... more...

  • Ecologies of the Heartby E. N. Anderson

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99

    Cultural ecologist Gene Anderson has spent his life exploring the ways in which different groups of native peoples manage the environment. In this book, he mixes anthropology with ecology and psychology, traditional myth and folklore with informed discussions of conservative efforts in industrial society, to reveal a strikingly new approach to our... more...

  • From Sources to Solutionby A.Z. Aris; T.H. Tengku Ismail; R. Harun; A.M. Abdullah; M.Y. Ishak

    Springer Singapore 2013; US$ 349.00

    Featuring the theme, From Sources to Solution, this book is based on the research papers presented during the International Conference on Environmental Forensics 2013. It covers multi-disciplinary areas of environmental forensics featuring major themes: characterization, assessment, and monitoring; new approach, rapid assessment, and analytical techniques;... more...

  • Institutional Dynamics in Environmental Governanceby Bas Arts; Pieter Leroy

    Springer Netherlands 2006; Not Available

    Environmental policy in its broadest context has been significantly revitalized and renewed during the last two decades. That observation is nothing new, attested to by the number of publications, conferences and both private and public projects that have been initiated. However, our understanding of the dynamics of this renewal has generally been... more...