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- McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 99.00
COST-EFFECTIVE MEMBRANE SOLUTIONS FOR WATER AND WASTEWATER REUSE APPLICATIONS Written by a water and wastewater industry expert with more than 35 years of experience, this book describes how membrane technology can be used alone, coupled with aerobic or anaerobic processes, or as integrated membrane systems to process treated municipal effluent... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
In this book, the authors examine the governance of marine protected areas (MPA), and in particular they compare two different forms of governance ? co-management (CM) and adaptive co-management (ACM). CM is characterized by the decentralization of the decision-making process, incorporating the governed as well as the government. ACM is characterized... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 125.00
MANAGE STORMWATER RUNOFF THROUGH SUSTAINABLE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT Stormwater Design for Sustainable Development presents an integrated approach to controlling stormwater runoff quantity and quality. With a focus on low-impact development, the book describes how to incorporate existing topography and drainage channels, curvilinear street layout,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 95.00
Since the 1980s, and especially since the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, there has been a substantial extension in the adoption and use of Environmental Assessment (EA) procedures in developing countries and countries in transition (low and middle income countries). However, few existing texts in environmental assessment or development studies have reflected... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Public and private initiatives for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) have been widely endorsed by policy-makers. This book presents a major critique of the aims and policies of REDD as currently structured, particularly in terms of their social feasibility. more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 270.00
With pressure increasing to utilise wastes and residues effectively and sustainably, the production of biogas represents one of the most important routes towards reaching national and international renewable energy targets. The biogas handbook: Science, production and applications provides a comprehensive and systematic guide to the development and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Presenting a critical evaluation of the evidence supporting claims of rupture of, or incursions into, the Neoliberal model, this book presents an informed, constructive dialogue around the thesis that we have reached some institutional and material limits. It also analyzes pragmatic responses to these critiques including policy initiatives, social... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 25.95
From Chapter One: This book . . . begins with the ecosphere, the setting in which civilization has done its great?and terrible?deeds. Then it moves to a description of some of the damage we have done to the ecosphere?to the air, the water, the soil. However, by now such horror stories of environmental destruction are familiar, even tiresome. Much... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00
Biomass is a renewable resource, whose utilization has received great attention due to environmental considerations and the increasing demands of energy worldwide. Since the energy crises of the 1970s, many countries have become interested in biomass as a fuel source to expand the development of domestic and renewable energy sources, reduce the environmental... more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 255.00
The importance of local programmes in driving sustainable development has been enshrined in Local Agenda 21, arguably the most influential output of the 1992 Rio 'Earth' Summit. Its importance has been reiterated more recently by the Johannesburg Summit in 2002. Local Environmental Sustainability sets the context for local environmental sustainability... more...