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  • Themed issue - environment 2010by

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    Excess sludge is an inevitable drawback of the waste-activated sludge process. Both the reduction of the amount of sludge produced and improving its dewaterability are of paramount importance. With more stringent environmental and legislative constraints, increasing sludge production and limited disposal options, new reduction alternatives have to... more...

  • State of the World 2012by

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available

    In the 2012 edition of its flagship report, Worldwatch celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the 1992 Earth Summit with a far-reaching analysis of progress toward building sustainable economies. Written in clear language with easy-to-read charts, State of the World 2012 offers a new perspective on what changes and policies will be necessary to... more...

  • Saving a Million Speciesby

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available

    This book examines the question of how many species will perish as a result of climate change and associated threats. It offers explanations that synthesize the literature and elaborate on the conservation and policy implications of climate change science. more...

  • Climate Change and Indigenous Peoplesby Randall Abate; Elizabeth Ann Kronk

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    This timely volume explores the ways in which indigenous peoples across the world are challenged by climate change impacts, and discusses the legal resources available to confront those challenges. Indigenous peoples occupy a unique niche within the climate justice movement, as many indigenous communities live subsistence lifestyles that are severely... more...

  • The Lived Experience of Climate Changeby Dina Abbott; Gordon Wilson

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 95.62

    This book explores the idea that daily lived experiences of climate change are a crucial missing link in our knowledge that contrasts with scientific understandings of this global problem. It argues that both kinds of knowledge are limiting: the sciences by their disciplines and lived experiences by the boundaries of everyday lives.  Therefore each... more...

  • EcoDesignby Eberhard Abele; Reiner Anderl; Herbert Birkhofer; Bruno Rüttinger

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 83.13

    Anhand konkreter Fallbeispiele wird die Umsetzung des EcoDesigns in der industriellen Praxis unter verschiedenen Aspekten aufgezeigt. Praxisnah und nachvollziehbar finden sich hier die Ergebnisse eines DFG-geförderten Forschungsbereichs an der Technischen Universität Darmstadt, in dem in Kooperation mit namhaften Industrieunternehmen das EcoDesign... more...

  • Aviation and Climate Changeby Ruwantissa Abeyratne

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 47.26

    The book addresses the most critical issue faced by aviation and climate change: namely the development of a market based measure to control aircraft engine emissions. It discusses the current market economic trends as they impact to aviation and suggests steps and measures to be taken in the development of a workable MBM. ICAO has three years to come... more...

  • Competition and Investment in Air Transportby Ruwantissa Abeyratne

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 95.62

    This book addresses emerging legal and economic issues in competition and investment in air transport, against the backdrop of the role governments and airlines should play in avoiding protectionism and encouraging innovation and creativity. It evaluates current trends in air transport and the direction the industry is taking in the twenty first century.... more...

  • ISFRAM 2014by Prof Ir Dr Sahol Hamid Abu Bakar; Wardah Tahir; Marfiah Ab. Wahid; Siti Rashidah Mohd Nasir; Rohana Hassan

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 131.90

    This book highlights research in flood related areas and sustainable management conducted by researchers around the world, compiling their innovative work in order to share best practices for managing floods and recommended flood solutions. The individual papers cover the fundamentals and latest advances in the areas of flood research and management,... more...

  • Environmental Risks and the Mediaby Barbara Adam; Stuart Allan; Cynthia Carter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Environmental Risks and the Media explores the ways in which environmental risks, threats and hazards are represented, transformed and contested by the media. At a time when popular conceptions of the environment as a stable, natural world with which humanity interferes are being increasingly contested, the medias methods of encouraging audiences... more...