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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95
Post-Fukushima, the general feeling is that if a country as advanced as Japan could not prevent the Fukushima accident, what chance do less advanced countries have to cope with nuclear accidents? The proposed book covers three themes: what was the reactor situation globally, pre-Fukushima, what happened at Fukushima, and how can lessons learned from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 199.95
This book covers research and development on the sodium cooled fast reactors. It deals with a wide range of topics in the domain of science and technology under topics like design aspects, safety, construction, fuel cycles, and more. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 249.00
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95
The impacts of natural and man-made disasters have increased exponentially over the past few decades. Moreover, with our global interconnectedness and the growing scale of disasters, today's catastrophic disasters can have regional, national, and even global economic consequences. Following in the tradition of the successful first edition, Hazards... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
As global warming advances, regions around the world are engaging in revolutionary sustainability planning - but with social equity as an afterthought. California is at the cutting edge of this movement, not only because its regulations actively reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but also because its pioneering environmental regulation, market innovation,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 189.95
This proceedings volume contains papers and extended abstracts presented at the International Conference on Sustainable Watershed Management (SuWaMa 2014). The Conference was the second in a series of Sustainable Watershed Management Conferences. The objective of the Conference Series was to present and discuss advanced environmental models and contemporary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 169.95
The book provides a systematic and profound account of scientific challenges in fuel cell research. The introductory chapters bring readers up to date on the urgency and implications of the global energy challenge, the prospects of electrochemical energy conversion technologies, and the thermodynamic and electrochemical principles underlying the operation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Landscapes are being degraded and simplified across the globe. This book explores how forest restoration might be carried out to increase landscape heterogeneity, improve ecological functioning and restore ecosystem services in such landscapes. It focuses on large, landscape-scale reforestation because that is the scale at which restoration is needed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Advocates of the alternative food movement often insist that food is our "common ground" ? that through the very basic human need to eat, we all become entwined in a network of mutual solidarity. In this challenging book, the author explores the contradictions and shortcomings of alternative food activism by examining specific endeavours of the movement... more...