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- Springer New York 2010; US$ 129.00
Exploring the biological and ecological aspects of biodiversity, this volume evaluates the role that chance plays in the evolutionary process. The text aims to outline a biological theory of biodiversity, examining the topic at all scales and levels. more...
- Springer London 2010; US$ 209.00
Algal oil can be an important source of biomass, and algae can grow almost anywhere. This book covers the production of algae culture and the usage of algal biomass conversion products. It also reviews modern biomass-based transportation fuels. more...
- World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 14.99
This book presents the findings and recommendations of the evaluation of the World Bank's Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Pilot Program. It shows that SEA can contribute to improving development policy and sector reform by calling attention to environmental and social priorities, strengthening constituencies, enhancing policy capacities,... more...
- Humana Press 2010; US$ 189.00
The past 30 years have seen the emergence of a growing desire worldwide that positive actions be taken to restore and protect the environment from the degrading effects of all forms of pollution ? air, water, soil, and noise. Since pollution is a direct or indirect consequence of waste, the seemingly idealistic demand for ?zero discharge? can be construed... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- CRC Press 2011; US$ 132.95
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...
- Springer Japan 2011; US$ 299.00
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...
- Springer Japan 2010; US$ 359.00
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...