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Environmental effects of industries and plants

  • Nuclear 2.0by Mark Lynas

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2014; US$ 2.99

    By making use of the latest in world energy statistics, author Mark Lynas shows that with wind and solar still at only about one percent of global primary energy, looking to renewable energy as a solution to deliver all the world?s power is a dangerously delusional concept. Moreover, with no possibility reducing the world?s energy usage?when the developing... more...

  • From an Antagonistic to a Synergistic Predator Prey Perspectiveby Tore Johannessen

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 79.95

    From an Antagonistic to a Synergistic Predator Prey Perspective: Bifurcations in Marine Ecosystems is a groundbreaking reference that challenges the widespread perception that predators generally have a negative impact on the abundance of their prey, and it proposes a novel paradigm ? Predator-prey Synergism ? in which both predator and prey enhance... more...

  • OECD Green Growth Studies: Greener Skills and Jobsby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 96.00

    Green skills, that is, skills needed in a low-carbon economy, will be required in all sectors and at all levels in the workforce as emerging economic activities create new (or renewed) occupations. Structural changes will realign sectors that are likely to decline as a result of the greening of the economy and workers will need to be retrained accordingly.... more...

  • A Guide to Local Environmental Auditingby Hugh Barton; Noel Bruder

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Environmental Impact Assessmentby Christopher Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 84.99

    The second edition of this highly successful text provides an extensively updated, authoritative, international review of environmental impact assessment (EIA).  The book compares systems used in the USA, UK, the Netherlands, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and (new in this edition) South Africa. EIA has become a vital means of evaluating the likely... more...

  • Modern Water Resources Engineeringby Lawrence K. Wang; Raymond S.H. Yang

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    The Handbook of Environmental Engineering series is an incredible collection of methodologies that study the effects of pollution and waste in their three basic forms: gas, solid, and liquid. This exciting new addition to the series, Volume 15: Modern Water Resources Engineering , has been designed to serve as a water resources engineering reference... more...

  • InCIEC 2013by Rohana Hassan; Marina Yusoff; Zulhabri Ismail; Norliyati Mohd Amin; Mohd Arshad Fadzil

    Springer 2014; US$ 259.00

    The special focus of this proceeding is to cover the areas of infrastructure engineering and sustainability management. The state-of-the art information in infrastructure and sustainable issues in engineering covers earthquake, bioremediation, synergistic management, timber engineering, flood management and intelligent transport systems. It provides... more...

  • Assessment of Carbon Footprint in Different Industrial Sectors, Volume 1by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Carbon footprint is one of the important environmental impacts, which has received greater attention from the public, government and media. It is one of the important topics of even any government?s agenda as well and every nation is trying its best to reduce its carbon footprint to the maximum possible extent. Every company would like to reduce the... more...

  • The EIS Bookby Charles H. Eccleston

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 139.95

    Poor Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) practice leads to poorly planned projects, and ultimately poor environmental protection. Written by recognized NEPA authority Charles H. Eccleston, The EIS Book: Managing and Preparing Environmental Impact Statements supplies focused direction on preparing an EIS, highlighting best professional practices... more...

  • Sustainable Aviation Futuresby Lucy Budd; Steven Griggs; David Howarth

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 114.95

    This volume brings together some of the leading names in global aviation policy research to provide a unique and ground breaking synthesis of current debates on sustainable aviation. \r\n more...