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Environmental effects of industries and plants

  • Slick Waterby Andrew Nikiforuk

    Greystone Books 2015; US$ 26.95

    The fossil fuel industry and many environmental groups tout hydraulic fracturing fracking? as a panacea, with slick promises of energy independence, greenhouse gas reductions, and benefits to local economies. Yet the controversial technology, which blasts massive volumes of fluids, sand, and chemicals into rock and coal formations, has sparked huge... more...

  • Running Dryby Toby Craig Jones

    Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 12.95

    In Running Dry , historian Toby Jones explores the various ways that modern society?s unquenchable thirst for carbon-based energy is endangering water, particularly in the Western United States where there has been a rapid push to extract newfound energy resources alongside the accelerating loss or pollution of critical water resources. more...

  • Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts and Technologiesby Venki Uddameri; Audra Morse; Kay J. Tindle

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 129.95

    Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts and Technologies: A Multidisciplinary Perspective serves as an introduction to hydraulic fracturing and provides balanced coverage of its benefits and potential negative effects. Presenting a holistic assessment of hydraulic fracturing and its environmental impacts, this book chronicles the history and development of... more...

  • Mining in Ecologically Sensitive Landscapesby Mark Tibbett

    CSIRO Publishing 2015; US$ 118.95

    Brings together experts in the field of mining and conservation to grapple with this pressing issue. more...

  • Environmental Impact of Mining and Mineral Processingby Ravi Jain

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 125.00

    Environmental Impact of Mining and Mineral Processing: Management, Monitoring, and Auditing Strategies covers all the aspects related to mining and the environment, including environmental assessment at the early planning stages, environmental management during mine operation, and the identification of major impacts. Technologies for the treatment... more...

  • Energy and Environmentby Dawei Zheng

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 209.95

    The 2014 International Conference on Energy and Environment (ICEE 2014) was held June 26-27 in Beijing, China. The objective of ICEE 2014 was to provide a platform for researchers, engineers, academics as well as industry professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in Energy and Environment... more...

  • The Human and Environmental Impact of Frackingby Madelon Finkel

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 48.00

    Oil and gas account for a large percentage of the world's energy consumption, and the search for new ways to extract both from the earth is a global quest. Fracking is viewed as an energy game-changer but is a controversial topic about which there is much misunderstanding. This unbiased work was written to bring clarity to the issues. Under the guidance... more...

  • Umweltbewertung für Ingenieureby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 69.99

    In dem Leitfaden werden Methoden zur Bewertung ökologischer und ökonomischer Umweltwirkungen unter organisatorischen und produktbezogenen Gesichtspunkten beschrieben. Vor- und Nachteile werden herausgearbeitet und in Fallbeispielen aus der Praxis illustriert. more...

  • Energy Efficiencyby Ming Yang; Xin Yu

    Springer London 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book discusses how energy efficiency benefits the global environment, national energy security, local pollution mitigation, natural resource conservation, and utility bill reduction. In addition, this book provides many hands-on skills and knowledge to identify and develop energy efficiency projects. The literature review shows that energy efficiency... more...

  • Energieatlasby IBA Hamburg

    Jovis Berlin 2015; US$ 20.03

    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...