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Environmental effects of industries and plants

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  • Environmental Flows in Water Resources Policies, Plans, and Projectsby Rafik Hirji

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 24.99

    This book advances the understanding and integration in operational terms of environmental flows (water allocation) into integrated water resources management (IWRM). Based on an in-depth analysis of 17 global water policy, plan, and project case studies, it addresses the highly contested complexities of environmentally responsible water resources... more...

  • Sectoral Approaches in Electricityby OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...