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  • 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$ 49.95

    This book investigates environmental indicators accounting for indirect emissions (as embodied in international trade) within the framework of input-output analysis and introduces an indicator of environmental responsibility derived from consumer and producer responsibility, i.e. upstream emissions embodied in final demand and downstream emissions... more...

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

    WIT Press 2006; US$ 572.00

    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$ 390.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Arctic Air Pollutionby B. Stonehouse

    Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 42.00

    Overall hangs the major question; can man-made pollution affect the delicate energy balance of the Arctic, and precipitate major climatic change worldwide? more...

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

    WIT Press 2010; US$ 352.00

    Air Pollution is one of the most challenging problems facing the international community; it is widespread and growing in importance and has clear and known impacts on health and the environment. The human need for transport, manufactured goods and services brings with it impacts on the atmospheric environment at scales from the local to the global.... more...

  • Air Pollution XIXby C. A. Brebbia; J.W.S. Longhurst; V. Popov

    WIT Press 2011; US$ 426.00

    Air Pollution is widespread and a growing challenge to the international community, with known impacts on local and global health and the environment. Governments face a need to balance concern over these impacts with maintaining or improving economic development. Science is the key to identifying the nature and scale of air pollution impacts and is... more...