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Environmental effects of industries and plants

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  • Environmental Performance of Agriculture in OECD Countries Since 1990by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 126.00

    In OECD countries, agriculture uses on average over 40% of land and water resources, and thus has significant affect on the environment. This report provides the latest and most comprehensive data and analysis on the environmental performance of agriculture in OECD countries since 1990. It covers key environmental themes including soil, water, air... more...

  • Environmental Performance of Agriculture at a Glanceby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 42.00

    In OECD countries, agriculture uses on average over 40% of land and water resources, and thus has significant affect on the environment. This report provides the latest and most comprehensive data and analysis on the environmental performance of agriculture in OECD countries since 1990. It covers key environmental themes including soil, water, air... more...

  • PERFECT POWER: How the Microgrid Revolution Will Unleash Cleaner, Greener, More Abundant Energyby Robert Galvin; Kurt Yeager

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 32.00

    What's the solution to the world's growing energy problem? PERFECT POWER Electric usage is rising. Fuel costs are rocketing. Blackouts are happening more frequently. Why? Because our electrical power system--built on a vast network of resources including nuclear energy, natural gas, water, and coal--has become woefully outdated, increasingly expensive,... more...

  • Energy and Climateby Alexandre Rojey

    Wiley 2009; US$ 59.00 US$ 51.13

    Despite global concerns over dwindling resources, climate change and carbon dioxide emissions, fossil fuels still account for more than 80% of the world?s energy demands. As resources diminish and demand increases from rapidly developing nations such as China and India, the threat to both our environment and the security of our energy supply continues... more...

  • Biohydrogenby Ayhan Demirbas

    Springer London 2009; US$ 169.16

    This book covers the production, purification, storage, pipeline transport, usage and safety of biohydrogen. It also discusses issues of biohydrogen economy, policy and environmental impact and reviews all the modern biomass-based transportation fuels. more...

  • Advances in Energy Materialsby Fatih Dogan; Navin Manjooran

    Wiley 2009; US$ 128.00 US$ 110.93

    This book documents a special collection of articles from a select group of invited prominent scientists from academia, national laboratories and industry who presented their work at the symposia on Energy Materials and Nanotechnology for Power Generation at the 2008 Materials Science and Technology (MS&T’08) conference held in Pittsburgh,... more...

  • Environmental Flows in Water Resources Policies, Plans, and Projectsby Rafik Hirji

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 24.99

    This book advances the understanding and integration in operational terms of environmental flows (water allocation) into integrated water resources management (IWRM). Based on an in-depth analysis of 17 global water policy, plan, and project case studies, it addresses the highly contested complexities of environmentally responsible water resources... more...

  • Theory and Practice of Transboundary Environmental Impact Assessmentby C.J. Bastmeijer; Timo Koivurova

    BRILL 2007; US$ 199.00

    In this book, thirteen systems of Transboundary Environmental Impact Assessment (TEIA) are assessed that exist or are in development in different parts of the world. Although TEIA is generally associated with EIA between territorial states, this book takes a broader approach and is divided into three sub-parts: Transboundary EIA between states, EIA... more...

  • Environmental Issues and Waste Management Technologies in the Materials and Nuclear Industries XIIby Tatsuki Ohji; Alex Cozzi

    Wiley 2009; US$ 176.00 US$ 152.53

    This book documents a special collection of articles from a select group of invited prominent scientists from academia, national laboratories and industry who presented their work at the symposia on Environmental and Energy Issues at the 2008 Materials Science and Technology (MS&T’08) conference held in Pittsburgh, PA. These articles represent... more...

  • Biorefineriesby Ayhan Demirbas

    Springer London 2009; US$ 158.59

    This book examines the variety of different technologies which integrated bio-based industries use to produce chemicals, biofuels, food and feed ingredients, biomaterials, and power from biomass raw materials. It also covers conversion technologies. more...