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Environmental effects of industries and plants

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • A Guide to Local Environmental Auditingby Hugh Barton; Noel Bruder

    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...

  • 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...

  • Mountaintop Mining in Appalachiaby Susan F. Hirsch; E. Franklin Dukes

    Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 18.99

    Residents of the Appalachian coalfields share a history and heritage, deep connections to the land, and pride in their own resilience. These same residents are also profoundly divided over the practice of mountaintop mining?that is, the removal and disposal in nearby valleys of soil and rock in order to reach underlying coal seams. Companies and some... 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...

  • Urban Lighting, Light Pollution and Societyby Josiane Meier; Ute Hasenöhrl; Katharina Krause; Merle Pottharst

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    After decades "in the shadows", urban lighting is re-emerging as a matter of public debate. Long-standing truths are increasingly questioned as a confluence of developments affects lighting itself and the way it is viewed. Light has become an integral element of place-making and energy-saving initiatives alike. Rapidly evolving lighting technologies... 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...

  • 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...