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- 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...
- 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on a vast network of resources including nuclear energy, natural gas, water, and coal--has become woefully outdated, increasingly expensive,...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...
- 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... more...
- Springer London 2009; US$ 169.84
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer London 2009; US$ 159.22
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...