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Pollution

  • Outsmart Wasteby Tom Szaky

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 15.95

    Tom Szaky is the charismatic, young (age 31) CEO of TerraCycle, which he founded in 2001 as a Princeton University freshman and now operates in 21 countries. Drawing on TerraCycle's revolutionary ideas and practices, Tom tells how every person can outsmart waste by understanding its real nature, changing how we create it, and rethinking what we do... more...

  • Environmental and Pollution Scienceby Ian L. Pepper; Charles P. Gerba; Mark L. Brusseau

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 109.00

    This unique book integrates a large number of subjects in environmental studies and provides a realistic and objective evaluation of pollution as a price we pay for a modern economy. It focuses on the scientific assessment of environmental quality by developing a framework of principles that can be applied to any environmental problem. It addresses... more...

  • Air Pollution Control Equipment Selection Guideby Kenneth C. Schifftner

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 241.00

    The selection of air pollution control apparatus can be a daunting task even for experienced pollution control professionals. The Air Pollution Control Equipment Selection Guide eases the burden by providing extensive information on the best equipment available for any air pollution control problem. Instead of endorsing one technology over another,... more...

  • Air Pollutionby Bhola R. Gurjar; Luisa T. Molina; C.S. P. Ojha

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 154.95

    Air pollution is recognized as one of the leading contributors to the global environmental burden of disease, even in countries with relatively low concentrations of air pollution. Air Pollution: Health and Environmental Impacts examines the effect of this complex problem on human health and the environment in different settings around the world.... more...

  • BP - Where Did it All Go Wrong?by Paul Andrews

    Andrews UK 2010; US$ 2.49

    BP - Where did it all go wrong? is a quick-read business biography; it is a history and current breakdown of British Petroleum. The book introduces the reader to BP, how the company was formed, the chequered past it has, and discusses the recent disaster of one of the biggest oil spills in history. The book is skillfully written by Paul Andrews, who... more...

  • Slow Death by Rubber Duckby Rick Smith; Bruce Lourie

    Counterpoint 2009; US$ 25.00

    Pollution is no longer just about belching smokestacks and ugly sewer pipes—now, it’s personal. The most dangerous pollution, it turns out, comes from commonplace items in our homes and workplaces. To prove this point, for one week authors Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie ingested and inhaled a host of things that surround all of us. Using their... more...

  • Night Fireby Ronnie Greene

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 19.99

    The Diamond neighborhood was an all-black enclave in the mostly white town of Norco, Louisiana, aptly named for the New Orleans Refining Co., an industrial processing plant. Margie Eugene Richard was raised in the shadow of a giant chemical plant operated by Shell, and witnessed her neighbors fall ill amid the toxic waste the plant emitted year after... more...

  • Cradle to Cradleby Michael Braungart; William McDonough

    Random House 2009; US$ 13.08

    'Reduce, reuse, recycle' urge environmentalists; in other words, do more with less in order to minimize damage. But as architect William McDonough and chemist Michael Braungart point out in this provocative, visionary book, this approach only perpetuates the one-way, 'cradle to grave' manufacturing model, dating to the Industrial Revolution, that... more...

  • Salmon at the Edgeby Derek Mills

    Wiley 2008; US$ 298.95

    Salmon at the Edge covers, in depth, the problems faced by wild Atlantic salmon and sea trout in estuaries and coastal zones, and in their early weeks at sea. The book also reflects the current precarious state of many migratory salmonid populations and the need for new approaches to a number of threats to these populations. Generated from papers... more...

  • Koreaby OECD Publishing

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

    KOREA       . Topics covered:.:.; Pollution Management.; Nature and Biodiversity Management.; Environmental-Economic Interface.; Environmental-Social Interface      .; International Co-operation. This book is part of the OECD Environmental Performance Reviews Programme which conducts... more...