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  • 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$ 39.95

    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 Open 2008; Not Available

    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...

  • 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...