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Environmental effects of industries and plants

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  • 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...

  • Long-Term Stewardship and the Nuclear Weapons Complexby Katherine N. Probst; Michael H. McGovern

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    Decades of U.S. nuclear weapons production have exacted a heavy environmental toll. The Department of Energy estimates that cleaning up waste and contamination resulting from production activities will cost over $150 billion. Yet even once that money is spent, these sites will need long-term attention to assure protection of human health and the environment.... 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...

  • 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...

  • Shale Gas and Frackingby Michael Stephenson

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 100.00

    Shale Gas and Fracking: The Science Behind the Controversy explains the relevant geological principles before examining the peer-reviewed evidence and presenting it through a simple and compelling illustrated narrative. Each chapter focuses on a particular controversy, such contamination of well water with gas from fracking, and follows a similar... more...

  • Solar, Wind and Landby Troy A. Rule

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    The global demand for clean, renewable energy has rapidly expanded in recent years and will likely continue to escalate in the decades to come. Wind and solar energy systems often require large quantities of land and airspace, so their growing presence is generating a diverse array of new and challenging land use conflicts. Wind turbines can create... more...

  • Spurlos verschwundenby Annerose Kirchner

    Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 12.40

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Sustainable Textilesby Richard Blackburn

    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...