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  • Environmental Risk Assessment of Genetically Modified Organisms, Volume 1by A. Hilbeck; D. Andow

    CABI 2004; US$ 125.00

    Using a case study of Bt maize in Kenya, this book explores the environmental impacts of transgenic plants and the methods used to evaluate these impacts. It draws out general risk assessment guidelines, and demonstrates the need for case-by-case analysis. It's findings and recommendations are applicable to a multitude of nations and GM crops. more...

  • Intergovernmental Transfers for Environmental Infrastructureby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 33.00

    This report draws on three detailed case studies in Eastern Europe, the Caucases and Central Asia (EECCA), and on the experience of OECD countries to provide guidance on how transfers from central budgets to local authorities could be designed to finance environmental infrastructures in transition economies. Ideally, the costs of water supply and sanitation... more...

  • Ecological Economics and Sustainable Development, Selected Essays of Herman Dalyby H.E. Daly

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Comprises about 25 articles, speeches, congressional testimonies, reviews, and critiques from Herman Daly's work. This book seeks to identify the blind spots and errors in standard growth economics, alongside the corrections that ecological economics offers to guide us toward a sustainable economy - one with deeper biophysical and ethical roots. more...

  • Nuclear Production of Hydrogenby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 112.00

    Hydrogen has the potential to play an important role as a sustainable and environmentally acceptable energy carrier in the 21st century. Since natural sources of pure hydrogen are extremely limited, it is necessary to develop technologies to produce large quantities of hydrogen economically. The currently dominant technology for producing hydrogen... more...

  • Local Capital Markets for Environmental Infrastructureby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 63.00

    Transition and emerging economies have difficulties developing their financial markets to a level that would provide access to long-term debt finance at an affordable cost. This report examines opportunities beyond the public sector for financing water and other environmental infrastructure. Specifically, opportunities for accessing savings through... more...

  • Inland Waterways and Environmental Protectionby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 70.00

    This report reviews experience in mitigating the environmental impacts of inland waterway development. It examines effective consultation and planning procedures across Europe. In particular it assesses the ways in which the EU Water Framework Directive affects the planning environment for international waterways and sets a new agenda for improving... more...

  • Sustainability and the environmentby Gerald Vinten

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 199.00

    This e-book addresses: the evolution of corporate social responsibility; environmental law; ISO 14001; sustainable development; automated detection of fraud; a generalised view of some of the huge moral problems of the times; and how annual reports are including environmental information. A useful and fairly easy read on the topic more...

  • Running Outby Pablo Rafael Gonzalez

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 29.95

    A shocking scarcity of natural resources is about to hit the whole world, and the crisis is being accelerated by mankind’s heedless overexploitation and pollution of what’s left. This is an unprecedented and mind-boggling challenge for humanity. It also s more...

  • Partnerships, Governance and Sustainable Developmentby P. Glasbergen; F. Biermann; A.P.J. Mol

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Explores the process, extent and circumstances under which partnerships can improve the legitimacy and effectiveness of governance for sustainable development. This book examines partnerships as single collaborative arrangements, focusing on how they are created, how they operate, and their determinants. more...

  • Energy Risk: Valuing and Managing Energy Derivativesby Dragana Pilipovic

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 80.00

    The Latest Methods and Strategies for Successfully Trading and Managing Risk in Today's Volatile Energy Markets The updated Second Edition of Energy Risk presents an authoritative overview of the contemporary energy trading arena, combining the lesson's from the last decade with proven methods and strategies required for valuing energy derivatives... more...