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Environmental Science

  • Process Risk and Reliability Managementby Ian Sutton

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 200.00

    In the last twenty years considerable progress has been made in process risk and reliability management, particularly in regard to regulatory compliance. Many companies are now looking to go beyond mere compliance; they are expanding their process safety management (PSM) programs to improve performance not just in safety, but also in environmental... more...

  • Safe Planetby John Cowsill

    John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    A roadmap towards a safe planet. more...

  • Ten Commitments Revisitedby Steve Morton; David Lindenmayer; Stephen Dovers

    CSIRO Publishing 2014; US$ 49.95

    What are the 10 key issues that must be addressed urgently to improve Australia's environment? In this follow up to the highly successful book Ten Commitments: Reshaping the Lucky Country's Environment, Australia?s leading environmental thinkers have written provocative chapters on what must be done to tackle Australia's environmental problems ? in... more...

  • The Hartwell Approach to Climate Policyby Steve Rayner; Mark Caine

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95

    The Hartwell Approach to Climate Policy presents a powerful critique of mainstream climate change policies and details a set of pragmatic alternatives based on the Hartwell Group?s collective writings from 1988-2010. Drawing on a rich history of heterodox but increasingly accepted views on climate change policy, this book brings together in a single... more...

  • Towards Low Carbon Cities in Chinaby Sun Sheng Han; Ray Green; Mark Y. Wang

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book explores the relationship between urban form and greenhouse gas emissions in China, providing new insights for policy, urban planning and management. Drawing on the results of a four-year multidisciplinary research project, the book examines how factors such as urban households? access to services and jobs, land use mixes and provision... more...

  • Advanced Separations by Specialized Sorbentsby Ecaterina Stela Dragan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 159.95

    Advanced Separations by Specialized Sorbents opens a new window into sorbent materials, presenting fundamental principles for their syntheses and adsorption properties. The book presents advanced techniques used to create specialized sorbents with a wide range of functions that can be used to enhance the separation and/or purification of useful... more...

  • Science and Sustainabilityby Joy Hendry

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 30.00

    Indigenous peoples have passed down vital knowledge for generations from which local plants help cure common ailments, to which parts of the land are unsuitable for buildings because of earthquakes. Here, Hendry examines science through these indigenous roots, problematizing the idea that Western science is the only type that deserves that name. more...

  • This Changes Everythingby Naomi Klein

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available

    Naomi Klein, author of the #1 international bestsellers, The Shock Doctrine and No Logo , returns with This Changes Everything, a must-read on how the climate crisis needs to spur transformational political change We seem to have given up on any serious effort to prevent catastrophic climate change. Despite mounting scientific evidence,... more...

  • The Passenger Pigeonby Errol Fuller

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    At the start of the nineteenth century, Passenger Pigeons were perhaps the most abundant birds on the planet, numbering literally in the billions. The flocks were so large and so dense that they blackened the skies, even blotting out the sun for days at a stretch. Yet by the end of the century, the most common bird in North America had vanished from... more...

  • Vulnerability of Land Systems in Asiaby Ademola K. Braimoh; He Qing Huang

    Wiley 2014; US$ 140.50

    This book provides a comprehensive yet accessible overview of land systems vulnerability assessment in Asia - fundamental to the understanding of the link between global change, environmental sustainability and human wellbeing. The extent and intensity of human interactions with the environment have increased spectacularly since the Industrial Revolution.... more...