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  • Liquid Natural Gas in the United Statesby John Hrastar

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    When natural gas was first discovered in Appalachia in the 19th century, its development and growth as a fuel was rapid. Unlike oil and coal, however, gas could be moved only by pipeline, and required large containers for storage. It was not possible to cope with peak loads without adding excessive pipeline capacity. This problem was solved just before... more...

  • Air Quality, Fourth Editionby Thad Godish; Joshua S. Fu

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95

    Ozone-destroying chemicals, greenhouse gases, and dangerous airborne substances that were once thought to be benign are the most urgent issues facing air pollution control experts. Students need a thorough, updated reference that explores these current trends while also covering the fundamental concepts of this emerging discipline. A new revision... more...

  • Climate Change and Water Resourcesby Sangam Shrestha; Mukand S. Babel; Vishnu Prasad Pandey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

      Covering all of the various aspects of water and climate change, Climate Change and Water Resources presents the principles of climate change science and its effects on earth?s water supply. Utilizing the knowledge and expertise from well-known experts in the field, the text provides a broad outline of the many interrelated aspects of climate... more...

  • Sustainability & Scarcityby Peter Ozolins

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Sustainability & Scarcity addresses a gap in the literature on green building recognized by many in the fields of international development, architecture, construction, housing and sustainability. Rather than being based on the experiences of more economically-developed countries, this book describes the nature of green building in the developing... more...

  • The Soil Underfootby G. Jock Churchman; Edward R. Landa

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    The largest part of the world?s food comes from its soils, either directly from plants, or via animals fed on pastures and crops. Thus, it is necessary to maintain, and if possible, improve the quality?and hence good health?of soils, while enabling them to support the growing world population. The Soil Underfoot: Infinite Possibilities for a Finite... more...

  • The Real Cost of Frackingby Michelle Bamberger; Robert Oswald; Sandra Steingraber

    Beacon Press 2014; US$ 26.95

    A pharmacologist and a veterinarian pull back the curtain on the human and animal health effects of hydraulic fracturing, or ?fracking?   Across the country, fracking?the extraction of natural gas by hydraulic fracturing?is being touted as the nation?s answer to energy independence and a fix for a flagging economy. Drilling companies assure us... more...

  • International Handbook on Social Policy and the Environmentby T. Fitzpatrick

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    Environmental change is central to the global social policy challenges of the twenty-first century. This comprehensive Handbook brings together leading experts from around the world to address the most important questions and issues we face. How should welfare states adapt to environmental change? To what extent are the ecological and social policy... more...

  • How to Change Minds About Our Changing Climateby Seth B. Darling; Douglas L. Sisterson

    The Experiment 2014; US$ 14.95

    The essential climate-debate handbook?everything you need to know about climate science to change minds Have you ever heard someone say that climate change is simply the result of natural cycles? Or that there can?t be global warming because it still gets so cold out? While the claims climate-change deniers make can seem, on their surface, quite... more...

  • Transforming U.S. Energy Innovationby Laura Diaz Anadon; Matthew Bunn; Venkatesh Narayanamurti

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 72.00

    This is an analytical assessment of how the government can accelerate development and deployment of energy technologies, for researchers and policy makers. more...

  • Advanced Power Generation Systemsby Ibrahim Dincer; Calin Zamfirescu

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 150.00

    Advanced Power Generation Systems examines the full range of advanced multiple output thermodynamic cycles that can enable more sustainable and efficient power production from traditional methods, as well as driving the significant gains available from renewable sources. These advanced cycles can harness the by-products of one power generation effort,... more...