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- Springer Japan 2010; US$ 389.00
Emissions of CO 2 have come to be regarded as the main factor in climate change in recent years, and how to control them has become a pressing issue. The problem cannot simply be labeled a technological one, however, because it is deeply involved with social and economic issues. Since 2008, the Global Center of Excellence (COE) program titled ?Energy... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; Not Available
As our consumption of ?renewable? bioenergy increases, so does the production of its associated waste product, ?biomass ash?. This book presents a number of options for recycling this ash, from using it as fertilizer to making it an ingredient of bricks. more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2009; US$ 19.95
Something's Rising collects oral histories from a diverse group of individuals from Kentucky, West Virginia, Tennessee, and Virginia who are fighting mountaintop removal, an ecologically devastating form of coal mining. Taken together, these voices stand as a testament of what it means to be an Appalachian and demonstrate the value of preserving a... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 99.00
Aufgrund der zunehmenden Vernetzung internationaler Energiemńrkte und der wachsenden Abhńngigkeit der Industriestaaten von Íl- und Gasimporten haben Meeresrohrleitungen als maritimes Transportmedium in den letzten Jahrzehnten an Bedeutung gewonnen. Aktuelles Beispiel einer solchen unterseeischen Rohrleitung ist die Nordstream Pipeline. Die vorliegende... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 99.95
The Clean Air Act of 1970 set out for the United States a basic, yet ambitious, objective to reduce pollution to levels that protect health and welfare. The Act set out state and federal regulations to limit emissions and the Environmental Protection Agency was established to help enforce the regulations. The Act has since had several amendments,... more...
- OECD Publishing 2012; US$ 33.00
The OECD Green Growth Strategy aims to provide concrete recommendations and measurement tools, including indicators, to support countries efforts to achieve economic growth and development, while ensuring that natural assets continue to provide the resources and environmental services on which well-being relies. The strategy proposes a flexible... more...
- Anthem Press 2013; US$ 40.00
This book explores how natural hazards in the Philippines can amplify the environmental harm prevalent in mining and pose a substantial threat to the livelihoods of archipelago’s poor, who depend upon subsistence agriculture and subsistence aquaculture. more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 128.00
Composed from two symposia conducted at the 2001 Annual Meeting of The American Ceramic Society, this new volume details the advances in the state of knowledge in nuclear and waste materials science and technology. Highlighted are areas of rapid change such as in the application, development, and testing of ceramics and glasses in the nuclear and waste... more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 229.00
Examining the full cycle from farm to fork, this book reviews the current status of green processing in the agriculture and agri-food sector, and provides strategies for enhancing the use of environmentally-friendly technologies for production and processing. more...