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Environmental Engineering & Technology

  • Global Frontiers of Social Development in Theory and Practiceby Brij Mohan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This volume examines developmentality and the archeology of its social practices, unfolding systemic failures that muffle progress. Economic, climate, and social justice are the areas of focus for this analysis of human-social development in the fog of ideological-institutional meltdowns. more...

  • Water and Society IIIby C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2015; US$ 362.00

    The proceedings from The Water and Society Conference 2015 aim to encourage trans-disciplinary communication on issues related to the nature of water, and its use and exploitation by society. The papers within this book demonstrate the need to bridge the gap between specialists in physical sciences, biology, environmental sciences and health. more...

  • Guide to Environment Safety and Health Managementby Frances Alston; Emily J. Millikin

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 99.95

    Although an integral part of the corporate world, the development and execution of a successful Environmental Safety and Health (ES&H) program in today?s profit-driven business climate is challenging and complex. Add to that the scarcity of resources available to assist managers in successfully designing and implementing these programs and you?ve... more...

  • Resource Recovery to Approach Zero Municipal Wasteby Mohammad J. Taherzadeh; Tobias Richards

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 179.95

    Current development results in a linear flow from raw material to waste, which cannot be sustainable in the long term. Plus, a global population of 7 billion people means that there are 7 billion waste producers in the world. At present, dumping and landfilling are the primary practices for getting rid of municipal solid waste (MSW). However, this... more...

  • The End of Plentyby Joel K. Bourne Jr.

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2015; US$ 24.99

    An award-winning environmental journalist introduces a new generation of farmers and scientists on the frontlines of the next green revolution. When Malthus famously outlined the brutal relationship between food and population, he never imagined the success of modern agriculture. New seeds, chemicals and irrigation, coupled with free trade, drove... more...

  • Nature, Environment and Poetryby Susanna Lidström

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    The environmental challenges facing humanity in the twenty-first century are not only acute and grave, they are also unprecedented in kind, complexity and scope. Nonetheless, or therefore, the political response to problems such as climate change, biodiversity loss and widespread pollution continues to fall short. To address these challenges it seems... more...

  • Sustainabilityby Helen Kopnina; Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 57.95

    Sustainability: Key Issues is a comprehensive introductory textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students doing courses in sustainability. Highly original, it covers the very broad spectrum of ideas covered under sustainability, from participation, resilience, growth, ecological modernism through to culture, sustainable communities and sustainable... more...

  • Climate Change Impacts on Tropical Forests in Central Americaby Aline Chiabai

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    The loss of biodiversity is a major environmental problem in nearly every terrestrial ecosystem on Earth. This loss is accelerating driven by climate change, as well as by other causes including agricultural exploitation, fragmentation and degradation triggered by land use changes. The crucial issue under debate is the impact on the welfare of current... more...

  • Water Pollutionby Allen V. Kneese

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Public agencies and industry will probably spend tens of billions of dollars on new water pollution abatement facilities in the next few decades. Added billions will be spent for the operation of new and existing facilities. How can physical science research reduce the cost of achieving objectives? And how can social science research make sure that... more...