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Environmental effects of industries and plants

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  • Handbook of Environmental Accountingby Thomas Aronsson; Karl Gustaf Lofgren

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 60.00

    This concise Handbook examines welfare measurement problems in a dynamic economy, focusing on the welfare-economic foundations for social accounting. With environmental accounting becoming an increasingly important area of research, this timely Handbook assesses the ways in which the system of national accounts should be modified to accurately reflect... more...

  • In Too Deepby Stanley Reed; Alison Fitzgerald

    Wiley 2010; US$ 24.95

    The truth behind the greatest environmental disaster in U.S. history In 2005, fifteen workers were killed when BP's Texas City Refinery exploded. In 2006, corroded pipes owned by BP led to an oil spill in Alaska. Now, in 2010, eleven men drilling for BP were killed in the blowout of the Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico. What's next? In In Too... more...

  • Environmental Impact Assessmentby Charles H. Eccleston

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 142.95

    Under the best of circumstances, preparing an environmental impact assessment (EIA) can be a complex and challenging task. Experience indicates that the scope and quality of such analyses varies widely throughout the U.S. as well as internationally. Written to help practitioners and decision-makers apply best professional practices in the development... more...

  • Environmental Biotechnologyby Lawrence K. Wang; Volodymyr Ivanov; Joo-Hwa Tay; Yung-Tse Hung

    Humana Press 2010; US$ 249.00

    Volume 10: Environmental Biotechnology in the Handbook of Environmental Engineering series presents the theories and principles of various environmental biotechnologies. Written by a panel of experts, this is an outstanding collection of science information. more...

  • Zero-Carbon Energy Kyoto 2010by Takeshi Yao

    Springer Japan 2011; US$ 359.00

    Since 2008, the Global Center of Excellence (COE) at Kyoto University, Japan, has been engaged in a program called ?Energy Science in the Age of Global Warming?Toward a CO 2 Zero-Emission Energy System.? Its aim is to establish an international education and research platform to foster educators, researchers, and policy makers who can develop technologies... more...

  • Zero-Carbon Energy Kyoto 2009by Takeshi Yao

    Springer Japan 2010; US$ 399.00

    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...

  • Recycling of Biomass Ashesby Heribert Insam; Brigitte A. Knapp

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 219.00

    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...

  • Something's Risingby Silas house; Jason Howard; Lee Smith; Hal Crowther

    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...

  • Unterseeische Rohrleitungen und Meeresumweltschutzby Sarah Wolf

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 99.00

    Aufgrund der zunehmenden Vernetzung internationaler Energiemärkte und der wachsenden Abhängigkeit der Industriestaaten von Öl- 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...

  • Environmental Consequences of War and Aftermathby Tarek A. Kassim; Damia Barcelo

    Springer Fachmedien 2009; US$ 379.00

    War has disastrous effects on people and the physical, biological, economic, and social environment. The state-of-the-art of research on the environmental consequences of war and its aftermath is presented in this Handbook. In this title, a broad range of topics are included, such as the prevention of war and its environmental repercussions and selected... more...