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  • Developments and Innovation in Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Capture and Storage Technologyby M. Mercedes Maroto-Valer

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 290.00

    Carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and storage (CCS) is the one advanced technology that conventional power generation cannot do without. CCS technology reduces the carbon footprint of power plants by capturing and storing the CO2 emissions from burning fossil-fuels and biomass. This volume provides a comprehensive reference on the state of the art research,... more...

  • Climate Change Cooperation in Southern Africaby Ian Rowlands

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This volume, published in association with the United Nations Environment Programme, examines how co-ordinated action among neighbouring countries could reduce greenhouse gas emissions in ways which are environmentally, economically and socially beneficial. A framework is presented for analyzing regional mitigation options, along with specific proposals... more...

  • The Effects of Air Pollution on the Built Environmentby Peter Brimblecombe

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 119.00

    Air pollution damages materials, but it has changed dramatically in the past century, with a reduction in the concentration of corrosive primary pollutants in urban atmospheres. At the same time, architectural styles and types of materials have changed, as we have moved to more organically rich, photochemically active atmospheres. Contemporary air... more...

  • Porous Materials for Carbon Dioxide Captureby An-Hui Lu; Sheng Dai

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This multi-authored book provides a comprehensive overview of the latest developments in porous CO2 capture materials, including ionic liquid-derived carbonaceous adsorbents, porous carbons, metal-organic frameworks, porous aromatic frameworks, micro porous organic polymers. It also reviews the sorption techniques such as cyclic uptake and desorption... more...

  • Globale Agendaby Benedikt Strunz

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 50.16

    Internationale Nachrichtensender (INC) vermitteln ein unausgewogenes Bild der Welt. Eine empirische Untersuchung, u.a. von BBC World News und CNN International, zeigt, dass auch ?globale Nachrichtenformate? nur einige wenige Länder in ihren Nachrichtenfokus rücken. Im Mittelpunkt stehen dabei oftmals die Herkunftsländer der jeweiligen Sender sowie... more...

  • Die Machiavellis der Wissenschaftby Naomi Oreskes; Erik M. Conway; Hartmut S. Leipner

    Wiley 2014; US$ 21.95

    Viele wichtige Forschungsarbeiten, die den menschlichen Beitrag zum, Klimawandel belegen, kommen aus den USA. Trotzdem haben die Vereinigten Staaten als einzige Industrienation die Ratifizierung des Kyoto-Protokolls abgelehnt, in dem die Reduzierung der Emission von Treibhausgasen vereinbart wurde. "Der Kalte Krieg gegen das Klima" sucht nach Antworten... more...

  • Carbon Dioxide, Climate and Societyby Jill Williams

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Carbon Dioxide, Climate and Society contains the proceedings of a workshop organized by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis on February 21- 24, 1978. The papers explore the potential consequences of carbon dioxide for climate and society and considers the biogeochemical carbon cycle as a background for predicting future atmospheric... more...

  • Effektivitätsanforderungen an die Lärmaktionsplanungby Anna Kröner

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 36.60

    Mit der Umgebungslärmrichtlinie führte die Europäische Union 2002 ein Instrumentarium ein, um den Auswirkungen von Lärm an Straßen, Schienenwegen und Flughäfen zu begegnen. Kern der Regelung ist die Erstellung von Lärmaktionsplänen. Anna Kröner untersucht die Umsetzung der Umgebungslärmrichtlinie im Bundes-Immissionsschutzgesetz und besonders ihren... more...

  • The Engineer's Clean Air Handbookby P. D. Osborn

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Engineer's Clean Air Handbook is written for engineers but in a language which should be understandable to anyone who may be directly involved in or concerned about atmospheric contamination. It concentrates on achieving clean air and on the more general aspects of pollution. The book begins with the description and make-up of the atmosphere,... more...

  • Air Pollutionby R. S. Scorer; R. S. Scorer

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Air Pollution describes the basic mechanisms of how air pollution is transported and diffused in the atmosphere. The book discusses topics on pollution over flat country, formula and mechanisms of dilution; high level, ground and valley inversions; thermal, mechanical, and optical effects which influence air pollution; flow which leaves a solid surface... more...