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Environmental effects of industries and plants

  • Environmental Impacts of Renewable Energyby Frank R. Spellman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; 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...

  • Microbial Diversity and Biotechnology in Food Securityby R.N. Kharwar; R. Upadhyay; Nawal Dubey; Richa Raghuwanshi

    Springer 2014; US$ 239.00

    The roles of microbes in agriculture, industry and environment have been the point of interest since long time for their potential exploitation. Although only a fraction of microbial diversity was accessed by microbiologists earlier for harnessing them owing to limited techniques available. The molecular techniques have opened new vistas to access... more...

  • Urban Lighting, Light Pollution and Societyby Josiane Meier; Ute Hasenöhrl; Katharina Krause; Merle Pottharst

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    After decades "in the shadows", urban lighting is re-emerging as a matter of public debate. Long-standing truths are increasingly questioned as a confluence of developments affects lighting itself and the way it is viewed. Light has become an integral element of place-making and energy-saving initiatives alike. Rapidly evolving lighting technologies... 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...

  • 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...

  • Safe Planet:by John Cowsill

    John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    A roadmap towards a safe planet. more...

  • Solar, Wind and Landby Troy A. Rule

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    The global demand for clean, renewable energy has rapidly expanded in recent years and will likely continue to escalate in the decades to come. Wind and solar energy systems often require large quantities of land and airspace, so their growing presence is generating a diverse array of new and challenging land use conflicts. Wind turbines can create... more...

  • OECD Environmental Performance Reviewsby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 70.00

    This report is the third OECD review of Iceland?s environmental performance. It evaluates progress towards sustainable development and green growth, with a focus on the environmental aspects of Iceland's energy and tourism policies. 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...

  • Eating Earthby Lisa Kemmerer

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 21.99

    Contemporary environmental activists and the animal-rights community are more often than not considered separate movements, despite similar goals and attitudes toward desired change in the world. A fundamental distinction is seen in the environmentalist's broad focus on an entire species, whereas animal rights activists tend to think more about... more...