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Environmental effects of industries and plants

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  • Spurlos verschwundenby Annerose Kirchner

    Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 12.50

    Hauptbeschreibung Gessen, Schmirchau, Lichtenberg, Culmitzsch, Katzendorf, Sorge - das sind die Namen von Dörfern im Osten Thüringens, die nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg dem Uranbergbau in der SBZ /DDR weichen mussten. Dort wurde unter höchster Geheimhaltung das Erz für Moskau abgebaut - für die Herstellung sowjetischer Atomwaffen und für die Kernenergie.... more...

  • Environmental Accounting for Oil and Natural Gasby Edmund C Merem

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 159.95

    This book uses national accounting approach anchored in multivariate analysis and descriptive statistics connected to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology to analyse oil and gas depletion and environmental damage costs and the factors responsible for the change from 1961 to 2000. This book contains two color photographs. more...

  • 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

    Springer 2012; 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,... 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$ 36.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...