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Environmental policy

  • 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...

  • Asia-Pacific Disaster Managementby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book examines the regulatory environment for disaster prevention and management in broad social, economic and political contexts. It also addresses the important roles played by international law and regional regimes for cross-border cooperation. 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 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...

  • 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...

  • European Autonomy in Spaceby Cenan Al-Ekabi

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 139.00

    The volume provides analyses and evaluations of the continuing importance of Europe?s autonomy in its access to space as a key driver in the development of European space capabilities. From a detailed historical analysis of some of the pitfalls of dependence in the space industry, experts analyse the full range of current European space capabilities... more...

  • Valuing Complex Natural Resource Systemsby A. Alberini

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00

    In complex natural resource systems, modifications or disruptions tend to affect many and diverse components of the ecological system, settlements and groups of people. This book uses the Lagoon of Venice ? a unique natural resource, wildlife habitat, center of cultural heritage and recreational site ? as an example of one such system that has been... more...

  • Responsibility and Liability in the Context of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes by Seaby Jan Albers

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 179.00

    The term ?hazardous wastes? covers a wide range of disused products and production wastes generated not only in industrial sectors, but also in all areas of everyday life. Hazardous wastes are to a large extent shipped by sea to third countries for recycling or disposal. While the procedural requirements for such movements are laid out in the 1989... more...

  • Turmoil in American Public Policy: Science, Democracy, and the Environmentby Leslie Alm; Ross Burkhart; Marc Simon

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 38.00

    This book explores the intricacies of the science-policy linkage that pervades environmental policymaking in a democracy. more...

  • Ecologies of the Heartby E. N. Anderson

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 44.99

    A treatment of the ways that humans process information in relation to resource management. It aims to answer the question of why people hold beliefs about the environment that is counterfactual to modern scientists. more...