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The Human and Environmental Impact of Fracking: How Fracturing Shale for Gas Affects Us and Our WorldABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 48.00
Fracking for gas trapped in shale could be a game changer in the quest to find alternatives to dirty fossil fuels, but it also has potential for harm. This book provides "one-stop shopping" for everyone who wants to know more about the issues. more...
- JOVIS Verlag 2015; US$ 19.21
Die Zukunft des Klimas wird sich in den Städten entscheiden. Der weltweite Klimawandel erfordert insbesondere von den Metropolen der Welt schnelle und entschlossene Maßnahmen. Wie aber können sie den Weg in das postfossile und atomenergiefreie Zeitalter beschreiten und dringende Aufgaben lösen? Mit dem ENERGIEATLAS zeigt die IBA Hamburg erstmals einen... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00
Water is the driving force of all nature. This old quote from Leonardo da Vinci reminds us that without water life is simply not possible. As a consequence, water is probably the most important wealth for humanity. In spite of this, drinking water is still polluted by man-made toxicals gathered by waters in soils and the atmosphere. This book presents... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 100.00
Shale Gas and Fracking: The Science Behind the Controversy explains the relevant geological principles before examining the peer-reviewed evidence and presenting it through a simple and compelling illustrated narrative. Each chapter focuses on a particular controversy, such contamination of well water with gas from fracking, and follows a similar... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 235.00
Nuclear sites become contaminated with radionuclides due to accidents and activities carried out without due consideration for the environment. Naturally-occurring radioactive materials (NORM) released by industrial processes such as coal power production and fertilizer manufacture may also require clean-up. Environmental remediation and restoration... more...
- Springer London 2015; US$ 129.00
This book presents a Two-Stage Anaerobic Digestion (TSAD) technique for producing hydrogen and methane, following a step-by-step approach in order to guide readers through the experimental verification of the related hypothesis. In the first stage of AD, the reaction conditions are optimized to obtain the maximum amount of hydrogen, while in the second... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
International air and marine travel have been left to one side in past negotiations to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but unless something is done, emissions from this segment of the world economy will form a progressively larger percentage of the total, especially as emissions fall in other activities. Will Sustainability Fly? broadens and... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 140.00
Assessing and Measuring Environmental Impact and Sustainability answers the question ?what are the available methodologies to assess the environmental sustainability of a product, system or process?” Multiple well-known authors share their expertise in order to give a broad perspective of this issue from a chemical and environmental engineering... more...
- Springer India 2015; US$ 99.00
Applied Environmental Biotechnology: Present Scenario and Future Trends is designed to serve as a reference book for students and researchers working in the area of applied environmental science. It presents various applications of environmental studies that involve the use of living organisms, bioprocesses engineering technology, and other fields... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 129.95
Renewable Energy Has a Good Side and a Bad Side? Evaluate Both All energy sources affect the environment in which we live. While fossil fuels may essentially do more harm, renewable energy sources can also pose a threat to the environment. Allowing for the various renewable energy sources: solar, wind, hydro, biomass, and geothermal, ... more...