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  • Cradle to Cradleby Michael Braungart; William McDonough

    Random House 2009; US$ 12.68

    '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...

  • Fundamentals of Air Pollution Engineeringby Richard C. Flagan; John H. Seinfeld

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 29.95

    Rigorous, thorough analysis, geared toward chemical and environmental engineering students, examines combustion, principles of aerosol behavior, theories of removal of particulate and gaseous pollutants from effluent streams, and pollution control strategies. 1988 edition. more...

  • Environmentally Friendly Production of Pulp and Paperby Pratima Bajpai

    Wiley 2011; US$ 122.00 US$ 105.73

    Implementing Cleaner Production in the pulp and paper industry The large—and still growing—pulp and paper industry is a capital- and resource-intensive industry that contributes to many environmental problems, including global warming, human toxicity, ecotoxicity, photochemical oxidation, acidification, nutrification, and solid wastes.... more...

  • Pollution Abatement Strategies in Central and Eastern Europeby Michael A. Toman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    Protecting environmental quality while pursuing economic development poses a particularly difficult challenge to the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, where political and economic systems are changing rapidly following decades of environmental neglect and economic mismanagement. Advanced industrial nations also face difficult decisions about... more...

  • Fossil Fuel Emissions Control Technologiesby Bruce G. Miller

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 130.00

    An expert guide to emission control technologies and applications, Fossil Fuels Emissions Control Technologies provides engineers with a guide to link emission control strategies to available technologies, allowing them to choose the technology that best suits their individual need.  This includes reduction technologies for Nitrogen Oxides, Sulfur... more...

  • Ukraine's Gas Arrears: Issues and Recommendationsby Amer Bisat

    International Monetary Fund 1996; US$ 5.00

    This paper discusses issues related to the gas arrears ?crisis? in Ukraine. It concludes that the problem, which can be traced to policy distortions, can be contained through an acceleration of structural reforms. The paper examines the nature of the contractual relations between Ukraine and its foreign suppliers; the role of the de facto government... more...

  • Finance & Development, December 1972by International Monetary Fund

    International Monetary Fund 1972; US$ 3.75

    This paper describes what the limits to growth are. The paper highlights that many critical variables in global society?particularly population and industrial production?have been growing at a constant percentage rate so that, by now, the absolute increase each year is extremely large. Such increases will become increasingly unmanageable unless deliberate... more...

  • Getting Energy Prices Right: From Principle to Practiceby Ian Parry; Dirk Heine; Eliza Lis

    International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 14.00

    Energy taxes can produce substantial environmental and revenue benefits and are an important component of countries? fiscal systems. Although the principle that these taxes should reflect global warming, air pollution, road congestion, and other adverse environmental impacts of energy use is well established. more...

  • Landfill Waste Pollution and Controlby K Westlake

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 85.00

    This book addresses a pollution hazard prevalent in most cities and large towns world-wide by providing an understanding of the scientific and technical control of the landfill method of domestic and non-domestic waste disposal, considered within the framework of integrated waste management. Landfill disposal is practised world-wide, and is cheap and... more...

  • Economic Approaches to Environmental Problemsby D. E. James; H.M.A. Jansen; J.B. Opschoor; R.J. Wakeman

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Fundamental Aspects of Pollution Control and Environmental Science, 3: Economic Approaches to Environmental Problems: Techniques and Results of Empirical Analysis focuses on the application of economic approaches in the management and control of environmental problems. The book first offers information on the relationship of economics and the environment... more...