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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 265.00
Textile products are produced, distributed, sold and used worldwide. A quantitative assessment of sustainability in the textile manufacturing chain is therefore extremely important. The Handbook of sustainable textile production is a compilation of technical, economical, and environmental data from the various processes in this chain. This authoritative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
Sustainable development is still seen by authorities as an abstract concept. Local Environmental Auditing will help put it into practice. The book provides a comprehensive guide to monitoring the state of the local environment and establishing the impacts of local actions on global issues, and shows how current local authority policy and practice... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2014; US$ 2.99
By making use of the latest in world energy statistics, author Mark Lynas shows that with wind and solar still at only about one percent of global primary energy, looking to renewable energy as a solution to deliver all the world?s power is a dangerously delusional concept. Moreover, with no possibility reducing the world?s energy usage?when the developing... more...
- Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 230.00
This book includes a carefully-chosen and edited selection of 23 papers from the Ecotextile 2004 Conference held at the University of Bolton. Ecotextiles is divided into five main parts. Part one deals with recycling and use of waste as raw materials in such areas as clothing and carpet manufacture. Part two discusses sustainability and eco-design... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 275.00
Environmental issues are playing an increasingly important role in the textile industry, both from the point of view of government regulation and consumer expectations. Sustainable textiles reviews ways of achieving more sustainable materials and technologies as well as improving recycling in the industry. The first part of the book discusses ways... more...