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  • 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...

  • Deutschlands Energiezukunftby Manfred Popp

    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...

  • Nuclear 2.0by Mark Lynas

    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...

  • Ecotextile ?98by A. Richard Horrocks

    Elsevier Science 1998; US$ 290.00

    The edited papers which comprise this book were presented at the international conference, Ecotextile ?98, which was organised jointly by Bolton Institute and the British Textile Technology Group. more...

  • Ecotextilesby M Miraftab; A. Richard Horrocks

    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...

  • Environmental Impact of Textilesby K Slater

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 265.00

    Environmental impact of textiles examines what effects all phases of textile production and use have on the environment, from growing or making fibres to discarding a product after its useful life has ended. It looks at the physical environment affected by these processes, including resource depletion, pollution and energy use; the biological environment,... more...

  • Solar, Wind and Landby Troy A. Rule

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    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...

  • Accounting for the Environmentby Bikki Jaggi; Martin Freedman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 114.95

    Volume 5 of Advances in Environmental Accounting & Management aims to enhance the understanding of global environmental issues and encouraging management to improve their firm’s environmental performance and disclosures. This volume includes topics such as sustainability, environmental liabilities and global warming and accounting. more...

  • Handbook of Sustainable Textile Productionby M I Tobler-Rohr

    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...