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  • Modeling Indoor Air Pollutionby Darrell W Pepper

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 182.00

    Emission of pollutants and their accumulation due to poor ventilation and air exchange are serious problems currently under investigation by many researchers. Of particular concern are issues involving air quality within buildings. Toxic fumes and airborne diseases are known to produce undesirable odors, eye and nose irritations, sickness, and occasionally... more...

  • WHO Guidelines for Indoor Air Qualityby WHO Regional Office for Europe

    World Health Organization 2009; US$ 50.00

    When sufficient moisture is available hundreds of species of bacteria and fungi - particularly mould - pollute indoor air. The most important effects of exposure to these pollutants are the increased prevalence of respiratory symptoms allergies and asthma as well as disturbance of the immune system. Preventing (or minimizing) persistent dampness and... more...

  • Carbon Responsibility and Embodied Emissionsby Joćo F. D. Rodrigues; Tiago M. D. Domingos; Alexandra P.S. Marques

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Climate change policy and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions are currently discussed at all scales, ranging from the Kyoto Protocol to the increasingly frequent advertisement of ''carbon neutrality'' in consumer products. However, the only policy option usually considered is the reduction of direct emissions. Another potential policy tool,... more...

  • CO2 Emissions from Fuel Combustion 2000by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 150.00

    This annual publication provides data on CO2 emissions from fuel combustion for over 140 countries broken down by fuel and by sector. Emissions were calculated using IEA energy databases and the default methods and emission factors from the Revised 1996 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories. more...

  • CO2 Emissions from Fuel Combustion 2001by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 150.00

    This annual publication provides data on CO2 emissions from fuel combustion for over 140 countries broken down by fuel and by sector. Emissions were calculated using IEA energy databases and the default methods and emission factors from the Revised 1996 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories. more...

  • Air Pollution XIVby J.W.S. Longhurst; C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2006; US$ 658.00

    Pollution is widespread throughout the world, and elimination of the risks to human health is of the utmost importance. Air Pollution XIV examines the development of experimental as well as computational techniques to achieve a better understanding of air pollution problems and seek their solutions.This volume contains papers accepted for the Fourteenth... more...

  • Air Pollution XVby C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2007; US$ 448.00

    Air pollution represents one of the most challenging issues that humankind is facing. With the economic growth of emerging countries leading to an increase in the demand for energy, the prevention of air deterioration by means of controlling atmospheric emission has become an urgent task. The mitigation and strategies for traditional, but persistent... more...

  • Ancillary Benefits and Costs of Greenhouse Gas Mitigationby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 123.00

    Policies to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases also have impacts on other policy goals, especially health. In some cases, these ancillary effects may be more significant than the direct greenhouse gas reduction impacts. While these relationships are generally recognised, analysis of climate policies does not systematically include them in policy... more...

  • Carbon Capture and Storageby Steve Rackley

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 160.00

    Carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) is a technology aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from burning fossil fuels during industrial and energy-related processes. CCS involves the capture, transport and long-term storage of carbon dioxide, usually in geological reservoirs deep underground that would otherwise be released to the atmosphere.... more...

  • Everyday Noisesby Suzy-Jane Tanner

    Andrews UK 2010; US$ 4.49

    Everyday Noises is a beautifully illustrated children's book by well-known author Suzy-Jane Tanner. It is from a new series of books which encourage learning and play in young children, engaging them in an interactive reading experience. In Everyday Noises, young children will enjoy imitating and identifying different everyday noises with the Elephant... more...