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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...