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  • Rural Water Systems for Multiple Uses and Livelihood Securityby M. Dinesh Kumar; Yusuf Kabir; A. J. James

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 79.95

    Rural Water Systems for Multiple Uses and Livelihood Security covers the technological, institutional, and policy choices for building rural water supply systems that are sustainable from physical, economic, and ecological points-of-view in developing countries. While there is abundant theoretical discourse on designing village water supply schemes... more...

  • Plastics Waste Managementby Muralisrinivasan Natamai Subramanian

    Smithers Rapra 2016; US$ 130.00

    This book details the utilisation of a wide range of plastics waste in terms of optimising the processing and disposal of polymers, which plays an important role in the success of the plastics industry. In addition, the environmental impact of the plastics industry is also discussed. Several thousands of compounds are associated with polymers in the... more...

  • Hot Talk, Cold Scienceby S. Fred Singer; Frederick Seitz

    Independent Institute 2015; US$ 9.99

    Are the often alarming claims about global warming based on science and justified by the facts? Is the human race really facing a major crisis due to emissions from fossil fuels? Would the proposed Climate Treaty solve a real environmental threat or would it create worldwide economic and social harm? S. Fred Singer is a distinguished astrophysicist... more...

  • Existing Mechanisms of Arms Controlby Wayland Young

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Existing Mechanisms of Arms Control is a five-chapter text that considers the mechanisms for the international control of warlike materials, principally fissile material. This book emphasizes the very few cases where states have already come together and, by formal treaties, bilateral or multilateral, have set up systems and organizations for the international... more...

  • Pesticides in the Soil Environmentby Shahamat U. Khan; R. J. Wakeman

    Elsevier Science 1980; US$ 72.95

    Fundamental Aspects of Pollution Control and Environmental Science, 5: Pesticides in the Soil Environment focuses on the effects of pesticide use on the quality of soil. The manuscript first offers information on the classification of pesticides and physicochemical processes affecting pesticides in soil. Topics include herbicides, fungicides, movement... more...

  • Thermochemical Waste Treatmentby Elena Cristina Rada

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 149.95

    Increasing attention is being paid to the valorization of solid wastes?converting them into energy or other useful products. This book describes recent research into methodologies and technologies for managing various forms of solid waste, while at the same time generating energy and revenue with less impact on the environment. Topics include combustion,... more...

  • Nuclear Power Hazard Control Policyby John C. Chicken

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Nuclear Power Hazard Control Policy provides an analysis of the elements that influenced the development and type of policies on the hazard control of nuclear power in Britain. The book starts with an account of the nuclear hazards and its legal and administrative basis of control. A section of the book is focused on the creation and implementation... more...

  • Social Ecologyby Helmut Haberl; Marina Fischer-Kowalski; Fridolin Krausmann; Verena Winiwarter

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 91.98

    This book presents the current state of the art in Social Ecology as practiced by the Vienna School of Social Ecology, globally one of the main research groups in this field. As a significant contribution to the growing literature on interdisciplinary sustainability studies, the book introduces the purpose and nature of Social Ecology and then places... more...

  • Pollution Prevention Paysby Michael G Royston

    Elsevier Science 1979; US$ 72.95

    Pollution Prevention Pays focuses on the remedies, technologies, and processes involved in the prevention and control of pollution, including the role of communities, governments, and industries in such undertaking. The book first takes a look at the effects of pollution on society and the imbalance of development and protection of the environment.... more...

  • Microbiological Aspects of Pollution Controlby R.K. Dart; R.J. Stretton; R.J. Wakeman

    Elsevier Science 1977; US$ 72.95

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