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  • The Scramble for the Polesby Klaus Dodds; Mark Nuttall

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.46

    In August 2007 a Russian flag was planted under the North Pole during a scientific expedition triggering speculation about a new scramble for resources beneath the thawing ice. But is there really a global grab for Polar territory and resources? Or are these activities vastly exaggerated? In this rich and wide-ranging book, Klaus Dodds and Mark... more...

  • The High Northby Ryszard M. Czarny

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 102.28

    This book deals with the transformation of the Arctic from an isolated or a distant region to a member of the global community, vulnerable to global changes, and an area frequently in the very center of the world’s attention. Increased global interest is a potential source of tensions between the need for exploration or exploitation, and the requirements... more...

  • Environmental Migration and Social Inequalityby Robert McLeman; Jeanette Schade; Thomas Faist

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 102.28

    This book presents contributions from leading international scholars on how environmental migration is both a cause and an outcome of social and economic inequality. It describes recent theoretical, methodological, empirical, and legal developments in the dynamic field of environmental migration research, and includes original research on environmental... more...

  • Chrysotile Asbestosby WHO

    World Health Organization 2015; US$ 24.00

    Many countries have already taken action at a national level to prohibitthe use of all forms of asbestos to limit exposure and so control prevent and ultimately eliminate asbestos-related diseases fromwhich at least 107 000 people die each year globally. However thereare other countries that for a range of reasons have yet to act in thesame manner.... more...

  • Die Flurbereinigung vor dem Hintergrund des Art. 14 GGby Martin Seuffert

    Centaurus Verlag & Media 2016; US$ 16.79

    Das Buch untersucht die sich aus den Regelungen des Flurbereinigungsgesetzes ergebenden Beschränkungen des Grundeigentums am Maßstab des Eigentumsgrundrechts nach Art. 14 GG. Hierzu wird zunächst die Frage beantwortet, ob die Flurbereinigung als Enteignung oder als Inhaltsbestimmung des Eigentums zu qualifizieren ist. Darauf aufbauend wird anhand der... 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...

  • 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...

  • Thermochemical Waste Treatmentby Elena Cristina Rada

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 149.95

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. 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... more...