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  • Safety Health and Security in Wastewater Systems, Sixth Edition, MOP 1by Water Environment Federation

    McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 105.00

    The Definitive Guide to Safety for the Wastewater Industry Safety, Health, and Security in Wastewater Systems , Sixth Edition, provides the critical information necessary for regulatory compliance, reduction of liability, reduction of costs, and prevention of injury and illness. Complete details on biological hazards, confined space entry, personal... more...

  • Contested Forms of Governance in Marine Protected Areasby Natalie Bown; Tim S. Gray; Selina M. Stead

    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...

  • Seeing REDDby Michael I. Brown

    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...

  • The Biogas Handbookby A Wellinger; J. Patrick Murphy; D Baxter

    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...

  • The Neoliberal Regime in the Agri-Food Sectorby Steven A. Wolf; Alessandro Bonanno

    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...

  • Closing Circleby Barry Commoner

    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...

  • Local Environmental Sustainabilityby S Buckingham; K Theobald

    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...

  • Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessmentby Charles N. Haas; Joan B. Rose; Charles P. Gerba

    Wiley 2014; US$ 130.00

    Provides the latest QMRA methodologies to determine infection risk cause by either accidental microbial infections or deliberate infections caused by terrorism • Reviews the latest methodologies to quantify at every step of the microbial exposure pathways, from the first release of a pathogen to the actual human infection • Provides... more...

  • Variable Renewable Energy and the Electricity Gridby Jay Apt; Paulina Jaramillo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The integration of renewable energy resources into the electricity grid presents an important challenge. This book provides a review and analysis of the technical and policy options available for managing variable energy resources such as wind and solar power. As well as being of value to government and industry policy-makers and planners, the volume... more...

  • Key Concepts in Water Resource Managementby Jonathan Lautze

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    The vocabulary and discourse of water resource management have expanded vastly in recent years to include an array of new concepts and terminology, such as water security, water productivity, virtual water and water governance. While the new conceptual lenses may generate insights that improve responses to the world?s water challenges, their practical... more...