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Environmental effects of industries and plants

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  • Alberta Oil Sandsby Kevin E Percy

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 185.00

    At 170 billion barrels, Canada's Oil Sands are the third largest reserves of developable oil in the world. The Oil Sands now produce about 1.6 million barrels per day, with production expected to double by 2025 to about 3.7 million barrels per day. The Athabasca Oil Sands Region (AOSR) in northeastern Alberta is the largest of the three oil sands... more...

  • Dynamisches Automobilmanagementby Heike Proff; Harald Proff

    Gabler Verlag 2013; US$ 39.99

    Das Buch beschreibt ein dynamisches internationales Automobilmanagement. Durch sieben eingehend begründete dynamische Strategien können Automobilhersteller und -zulieferer eine Verbesserung der Wettbewerbsposition und eine Erhöhung der Umsatzrenditen sichern. Sie helfen die durch statische Strategien angestrebten Wettbewerbsvorteile, niedrige Kosten... more...

  • Energyby Tom Butler; George Wuerthner; Douglas Tompkins; Richard Heinberg

    Watershed Media 2013; US$ 50.00

    With large-format color photography, ENERGY features the writings of more than thirty leading thinkers on energy, society, and ecology. Collectively, they illuminate the true costs, benefits, and limitations of all our energy options. Ultimately, the book offers not only a deep critique of the current system -- which is toxic to nature and people... more...

  • Energy, the Environment, and Public Opinionby Eric R.A.N. Smith

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 40.99

    This book explores the intricate relationship between public opinion and energy issues. Energy, the Environment, and Public Opinion sheds light on how much the public understands about energy policy, what the public wants officials to do about our energy problems, and how governments at various levels are likely to come to grips with energy shortages... more...

  • Umwelt und Herrschaft in der Geschichte. Environnement et pouvoir: une approche historiqueby François Duceppe-Lamarre; Jens Ivo Engels

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 0.00

    Das Verhältnis zwischen Umwelt und Herrschaft gehört zu den zentralen Strukturmerkmalen jeder menschlichen Gesellschaft. Der Band versammelt die Beiträge der ersten Tagung, die diesem Thema gewidmet war, und spannt einen großen zeitlichen Bogen von der Frühgeschichte bis ins 20. Jahrhundert. Zur Sprache kommen insbesondere archäologische und sprachgeschichtliche... more...

  • REACH Complianceby Susanne Kamptmann

    Wiley 2013; US$ 129.00

    The only book to not only discuss the technicalities of the European REACH chemicals registration process, but also to directly address the resulting business risks and business solutions. In this text for practitioners, the author pulls together the key knowledge needed to successfully run a business under REACH, distilling thousands of pages of... more...

  • Economic Analysis of Environmental Impactsby John Dixon; Louise Scura; Richard Carpenter; Paul Sherman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    This revised and updated guide to the environmental economics of development projects demonstrates how the environmental impacts of projects can be translated into monetary values. The theoretical bases are examined, and the techniques themselves given detailed exposition, supported by extensive case studies illustrating a wide range of applications.... more...

  • Economic Analysis of the Environmental Impacts of Development Projectsby John A. Dixon; Richard A. Carpenter; Louise A. Fallon; Paul B. Sherman; Supachit Manipomoke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    It has always been thought that some level of pollution and waste is unavoidable in development projects. But no one has made much effort to quantify and assess the extent of this sort of damage. In this book a group of analysts from the Asian Development Bank and from the East West Center propose a means of constructing useful economic evaluations... more...

  • Unwelcome Harvestby Gordon R. Conway; Jules N. Pretty

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Agriculture Pollutes: pesticides can destroy wildlife and some are toxic to humans; some fungicides and herbicides cause cancer. Nitrates result in the contamination of drinking water and produce the risk of the ?blue-baby? syndrome in infants and of stomach cancer in adults. Agriculture produces methane, ammonia, nitrous oxide and the products of... more...

  • Deutschlands Energiezukunftby Manfred Popp

    Wiley 2013; US$ 21.95

    Der Autor beschreibt die Entwicklung des Energiebedarfs der Welt, die Möglichkeiten zu seiner Deckung und die Optionen, die Deutschland zur Verfügung stehen. Das Buch will niemanden von einem bestimmten Weg überzeugen, sondern dem Leser ein eigenes Urteil erleichtern. more...