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  • Air Pollution and the Forests of Developing and Rapidly Industrialising Countriesby J.L. Innes; H. Abu Hassan

    CABI 2000; US$ 120.00

    This text examines the importance of air pollution for the forests of rapidly industrializing countries and regions. The problems presented by air pollution are placed within the more general context of sustainable development and the historical legacy that they are attempting to deal with. more...

  • Economic Growth Versus the Environmentby Dr Judith A. Cherni

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 165.00

    Judith A. Cherni presents a critical text of interdisciplinary research and a theoretical argued case for analyzing a physical/social problem with a political economic approach. The author identifies the convergence of global economic growth trends and the localization of environmental and health risks. Backed by scientific findings, she challenges... more...

  • Health effects of transport-related air pollutionby Michal Krzyzanowski; Birgit Kuna-Dibbert

    World Health Organization 2005; US$ 54.00

    This book provides a systematic review of the literature and a comprehensive evaluation of the health hazards of transport-related air pollution. The review addresses: factors determining emissions, the contribution of traffic to pollution levels, human exposure and the results of epidemiological and toxicological studies to identify and measure the... more...

  • Economic Valuation of Environmental Health Risks to Childrenby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 79.00

    The relationship between environment and children?s health has been the subject of increasing interest these last ten years. For instance, many OECD Member countries are reporting asthma epidemics exacerbated by air pollution: in the United States nearly 1 in 13 school-age children (approximately 4.8 million) has asthma, and the rate is increasing... 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...

  • Reaction Engineering for Pollution Preventionby R.P. Hesketh; Martin A. A. Abraham

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 370.00

    This book defines environmental reaction engineering principles, including reactor design, for the development of processes that provide an environmental benefit. With regard to pollution prevention, the focus is primarily on new reaction and reactor technologies that minimize the production of undesirable side-products (pollutants), but the use of... more...

  • Dictionary of Water and Waste Managementby Paul G Smith

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 71.95

    The first edition of the Dictionary of Waste and Water Treatment was published in 1981 and was aimed at treatment and treatment design. Over the last 20 years, areas such as air pollution control, solid waste management, hazardous waste management, pipeline management (leakage control, pipeline and sewer renewal) and environmental management systems... more...

  • 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...

  • Water Pollution Biology, Second Editionby P.D. Abel

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 68.95

    Presents an examination of the scale of water pollution problems, and, through case studies, explores the type of investigations biologists need to undertake in solving them. The text draws comparisons between British and European practice, more...

  • Nuclear Power, Pollution and Politicsby Bob Burton

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 180.00

    Places the environmental issues related to the production of nuclear power in their political context. It evaluates the extent of nuclear pollution, in comparison with other forms of power, and looks at the future of energy. more...