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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 94.00
In pursuing its energy policy targets, namely energy security, environmental protection and economic efficiency, the Netherlands has shown great pragmatism, giving due attention to cost-effectiveness. The country is also to be commended for its sense of innovation, notably in creating and testing methodologies for the use of Kyoto flexible mechanisms,... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00
Traditional measures of economic activity, such as GDP, take no account of damage done to the stock of natural capital by environmental change nor the loss of welfare that economic activity causes through increased pollution. This book predominantly addresses the second question and develops and expands previous research by the authors. more...
- Wiley 2005; US$ 162.00
DAVID A. VACCARI, PhD, PE, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Ocean Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey. He also serves as an industry consultant and holds memberships in the Water Environment Federation, the American Academy of Environmental Engineers, the International Water Association,... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2005; US$ 36.31
A seasoned environmental educator and researcher addresses the issue of environmental policy over the last three decades and asks: How has government responded to environmental crises across the world? What has worked? And where to from here? more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00
?This book presents a comprehensive collection of essays from some of the world?s leading experts, surveying and highlighting both the potential and the limitations of a number of indicators specifically designed to measure sustainable development. Illustrative applications are presented throughout in order to demonstrate the value of the approaches... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 60.00
This major annual publication presents a comprehensive overview of cutting-edge issues in environmental and resource economics. The expert contributors address some of today's most pressing environmental concerns including: ? pollution control policies ? Graphical Information Systems (GIS) and spatial analysis ? disclosure strategies for pollution... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00
This e-book is dedicated to the presentation of key articles and main outcomes of the International Conference SB04MED, ?Sustainable construction: action for sustainability in the Mediterranean region?. As well as being a regional precursor to the Global SB05 Conference in Tokyo, the conference provided an arena for the dissemination of the LIFE ?SB-MED?... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 38.00
Can we prevent the destruction of the world's tropical forests? In the fire-scarred hills of Costa Rica, science writer William Allen found an answer: we can not only prevent their destruction - we can bring them back to their former glory. 'Green Phoenix' reveals how the tropical forests in the northwestern section of the country were saved. more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 198.99
Aims to introduce the use of green solvents throughout chemistry, and to provide a comprehensive reference for solvents applicable in green chemistry. This volume defines characteristics of green solvents and their usage, and explores their importance ecologically and economically. more...