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- Wiley 2010; US$ 24.95 US$ 14.97
The truth behind the greatest environmental disaster in U.S. history In 2005, fifteen workers were killed when BP's Texas City Refinery exploded. In 2006, corroded pipes owned by BP led to an oil spill in Alaska. Now, in 2010, eleven men drilling for BP were killed in the blowout of the Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico. What's next? In In Too... more...
- CRC Press 2011; US$ 142.95
Under the best of circumstances, preparing an environmental impact assessment (EIA) can be a complex and challenging task. Experience indicates that the scope and quality of such analyses varies widely throughout the U.S. as well as internationally. Written to help practitioners and decision-makers apply best professional practices in the development... more...
- Springer Japan 2011; US$ 302.15
Since 2008, the Global Center of Excellence (COE) at Kyoto University, Japan, has been engaged in a program called ?Energy Science in the Age of Global Warming?Toward a CO 2 Zero-Emission Energy System.? Its aim is to establish an international education and research platform to foster educators, researchers, and policy makers who can develop technologies... more...
- Springer Japan 2010; US$ 335.84
Emissions of CO 2 have come to be regarded as the main factor in climate change in recent years, and how to control them has become a pressing issue. The problem cannot simply be labeled a technological one, however, because it is deeply involved with social and economic issues. Since 2008, the Global Center of Excellence (COE) program titled ?Energy... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2009; US$ 19.95
Something's Rising collects oral histories from a diverse group of individuals from Kentucky, West Virginia, Tennessee, and Virginia who are fighting mountaintop removal, an ecologically devastating form of coal mining. Taken together, these voices stand as a testament of what it means to be an Appalachian and demonstrate the value of preserving a... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 99.95
The Clean Air Act of 1970 set out for the United States a basic, yet ambitious, objective to reduce pollution to levels that protect health and welfare. The Act set out state and federal regulations to limit emissions and the Environmental Protection Agency was established to help enforce the regulations. The Act has since had several amendments,... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 85.00 US$ 59.50
The practical guide to finding value and opportunity in large-cap stocks using investor behavior Large-Cap is an abbreviation of the term "large market capitalization" and refers to the stock of publicly traded companies with market capitalization values of roughly more than $10 billion, like Walmart, Microsoft, and Ford. Because of their size,... more...
- OECD Publishing 2012; US$ 33.00
The OECD Green Growth Strategy aims to provide concrete recommendations and measurement tools, including indicators, to support countries efforts to achieve economic growth and development, while ensuring that natural assets continue to provide the resources and environmental services on which well-being relies. The strategy proposes a flexible... more...
- Anthem Press 2013; US$ 40.00
This book explores how natural hazards in the Philippines can amplify the environmental harm prevalent in mining and pose a substantial threat to the livelihoods of archipelago’s poor, who depend upon subsistence agriculture and subsistence aquaculture. more...