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- BRILL 2007; US$ 199.00
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) aims to ensure that potential adverse environmental effects of human activities are assessed before decisions on such activities are made. This book assesses thirteen systems of Transboundary Environmental Impact Assessment (TEIA) that exist or are in development in different parts of the world. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 101.00
Electricity accounts for more than 40 % of global energy-related CO 2 emissions. This issue is most pressing for developing countries where growth in power demand is particularly high, fueling the risk of irreversible investment in CO 2 -intensive capacity, the so-called carbon lock-in. Sectoral Approaches in Electricity Building... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 114.95
Accounting as an academic discipline has not made any real strides in addressing social and environmental concerns facing this planet. Since the first volume of the series was published in 2000, there have been no changes in the focus of accounting and it is still taught and practiced in the same way. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 123.00
Understanding environmental liability and disclosure is critical for firm management, investors, accountants and auditors. The U.S. Congress has been increasing the pressure on companies to disclose information on environmental liabilities for years. This study delves into the issue by examining the impact of environmental disclosure on financial performance.... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 70.00
Improving the environmental performance of agriculture is a high priority for OECD countries. But measuring and evaluating the impact of agri-environmental policies on the environment can be challenging, as it requires linking economic and biophysical models in country-specific contexts. . The OECD has developed the Stylised Agri-environmental... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 60.00
Bringing together insights and perspectives from close to 70 of the world's leading experts in the field, this timely Handbook provides an up-to-date guide to the most recent and state-of-the-art advances in transport economics. The comprehensive coverage includes topics such as the relationship between transport and the spatial economy, recent advances... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 99.00
Aufgrund der zunehmenden Vernetzung internationaler Energiem rkte und der wachsenden Abh ngigkeit der Industriestaaten von l- 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...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2006; US$ 460.00
The use of chemicals in the EU has previously been governed by 40 different directives or laws incorporated into the statute books of member states. The need for a single regulatory system has been apparent to relevant bodies for some time, and REACH (Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals) is the scheme that has been put forward.... more...
- World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 14.99
Wind power is widely regarded as a key component of an environmentally sustainable, low-carbon energy future because it is renewable, requires almost no water, and generates near-zero emissions of greenhouse gases and other pollutants. Nonetheless, wind power development can involve significant environmental and social impacts that need to be fully... more...
- Anthem Press 2012; US$ 99.00
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...