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Environmental effects of industries and plants

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  • Sustainability, Environmental Performance and Disclosuresby Marty Freedman

    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...

  • Environmental Disclosure Practices and Financial Performanceby Khondkar Karim; Robert Rutledge

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 97.00

    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... more...

  • Linkages between Agricultural Policies and Environmental Effectsby OECD Publishing

    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...

  • A Handbook of Transport Economicsby Andre de Palma; Robin Lindsey; Emile Quinet

    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...

  • Unterseeische Rohrleitungen und Meeresumweltschutzby Sarah Wolf

    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...

  • Impact of REACH on the Plastics and Packaging Supply Chainby Pira International Ltd

    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...

  • Greening the Windby George C. Ledec; Kennan W. Rapp; Robert G. Aiello

    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...

  • Erneuerbare Energien in Kommunenby Jurgen Staab

    Springer 2011; US$ 49.95

    Energiegenossenschaften stellen eine starke Einkaufsgemeinschaft dar und bieten Mitgliedern so g nstige Tarife, so dass diese aktuell einen starken Mitgliederzulauf erleben. Jedoch nutzen diese auch vermehrt die Regelungen des sog. EEG und produzieren selbst Energie. Die Gr ndung und F hrung einer Genossenschaft stellt jedoch zahlreiche Herausforderungen... more...

  • Strategic Environmental Assessment in Development Practiceby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2012; US$ 50.00

    The principles of sustainable development play an integral role in making development assistance work at the level of policies, plans and programmes. In response to the  Paris Declaration call to “… develop and apply common approaches for ‘Strategic Environmental Assessment’ at sector and national levels” among donors... more...

  • Was ist wirklich drin?by Joachim Schreiber

    Wiley 2012; US$ 37.50

    Georg Schwedt, geb. 1943, studierte Chemie in Göttingen und promovierte an der Universität Hannover. Im Anschluss übernahm er eine Abteilungsleitung am Chemischen Untersuchungsamt Hagen, habilitierte sich 1978 in Analytischer Chemie an der Universität Siegen, wechselte nach Göttingen und wurde danach Direktor des Insitutes für Lebensmittelchemie und... more...