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- 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...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 85.00
The practical guide to finding value and opportunity in large-cap stocks using investor behavior Large-Cap is an abbreviation of the term "large market capitalization" and refers to the stock of publicly traded companies with market capitalization values of roughly more than $10 billion, like Walmart, Microsoft, and Ford. Because of their size,... more...
- Anthem Press 2013; US$ 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...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 239.00
One of the most controversial issues of the water sector in recent years has been the impacts of large dams. Proponents have claimed that such structures are essential to meet the increasing water demands of the world and that their overall societal benefits far outweight the costs. In contrast, the opponents claim that social and environmental costs... more...