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  • Logistics Operations, Supply Chain Management and Sustainabilityby Paulina Golinska

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    The aim of this book is to present qualitative and qualitative aspects of logistics operations and supply chain management which help to implement the sustainable policy principles in the companies and public sector?s institutions. Authors in individual chapters address the issues related to reverse network configuration, forward and reverse supply... 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...

  • 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...

  • Analysing Strategic Environmental Assessmentby P. Caratti; H. Dalkmann; R. Jiliberto

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00

    International contributors outline a new approach to environmental evaluation based on decision theory, policy analysis, and environmental considerations. The collection--which focuses on EU directives and policy--presents recent research on implementation of Analytical Strategic Environmental Assessment, or ANSEA, which aims to ensure that environ more...

  • 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...

  • Environmental Implications of Expanded Coal Utilizationby M.J. Chadwick; Nils Lindman

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Environmental Implications of Expanded Coal Utilization focuses on the increasing consideration of coal as an alternative source of energy. This book comes as an answer to the issues on health and environment regarding the extraction, production, and use of coal. Composed of nine chapters, the selection starts by underlining the potential prospects... more...

  • Ecotextilesby M Miraftab; A R Horrocks

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 220.00

    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...

  • Sustainable Textilesby Richard Blackburn

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 265.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...