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  • Expanders for Oil and Gas Operationsby Murari Singh; Michael Drosjack; David Linden

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 125.00

    Effective methods for recovering gas energy using expanders Expanders for Oil and Gas Operations offers in-depth details on different types of expanders, addressing the background, mechanical design features, design and operating requirements, operational processes, and potential problems for each class of expander. The book also discusses rotor... more...

  • Environmental Assessment in Developing and Transitional Countriesby Norman Lee; Clive George

    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...

  • Seeing REDDby Michael I. Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    It is now well accepted that deforestation is a key source of greenhouse gas emissions and of climate change, with forests representing major sinks for carbon. As a result, public and private initiatives for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) have been widely endorsed by policy-makers. A key issue is the feasibility... more...

  • Managing Transboundary Waters of Latin America - Biswasby Asit K. Biswas

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    Definitive analyses of transboundary water management in Latin America are conspicuous by their absence. The situation is a little better for rivers compared to groundwater resources. Transboundary water management in Latin America has been evolving in a somewhat different manner compared to other continents. The book includes eight authoritative... more...

  • Women, Livestock Ownership and Marketsby Jemimah Njuki; Pascal C. Sanginga

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 103.95

    This book provides empirical evidence from Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique and from different production systems of the importance of livestock as an asset to women and their participation in livestock and livestock product markets. It explores the issues of intra-household income management and economic benefits of livestock markets to women, focusing... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    For the last three decades, the Neoliberal regime, emphasising economic growth through deregulation, market integration, expansion of the private sector, and contraction of the welfare state has shaped production and consumption processes in agriculture and food. These institutional arrangements emerged from and advanced academic and popular beliefs... more...

  • The Biogas Handbookby A Wellinger; Jerry D 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 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...

  • Environmental Management of Energy from Biofuels and Biofeedstocksby James G. Speight; Kamel Singh

    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...

  • 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...