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- WIT Press 2010; US$ 376.00
Waste management poses numerous problems and there is a significant need for more research on current disposal methods. Following the introduction of legislation in many countries the emphasis is now on sustainable strategies. While these decrease the volume of waste that needs final disposal, answers to issues such as environmental and safety aspects... more...
- 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...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 15.16
Verschiedenste Personen und Institutionen haben durch ihre Unterstützung die vorliegende Untersuchung ermöglicht: die TU München durch ein Promotio- stipendium, Prof. Dr. Karl-Werner Brand durch seine ermutigende Betreuung, die Befragten durch ihre Auskunftsbereitschaft, die Angestellten in den v- schiedenen Organisationen durch ihre Hilfe bei der... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 56.25
Decentralization is widely discussed in the literature. Katharina Mewes gives an introduction to the theoretical and practical dimensions of decentralization in an accessible and systematic way. On the example of the reform process for the Yemeni Urban Water Supply and Sanitation (UWSS) sector, she links the theoretical, conceptual, and methodological... more...
- 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...
- WIT Press 2011; US$ 260.00
High Level Radioactive Waste (HLW) Disposal, A Global Challenge presents the most recent information on proposed methods of disposal for the most dangerous radioactive waste and for assessing their function from short- and long-term perspectives. It discusses new aspects of the disposal of such waste, especially HLW.The book is unique in the literature... more...
- OECD Publishing 2011; US$ 231.00
In recognition of fundamental changes in the way governments approach energy-related environmental issues, the IEA has prepared this publication on CO 2 emissions from fuel combustion. This annual publication was first published in 1997 and has become an essential tool for analysts and policy makers in many international fora such as the Conference... more...
- Shell Education 2010; US$ 8.99
Have you ever wondered where your trash goes after it is picked up? Did you know that leaves and grass are a type of trash called yard waste? The answers to these questions and more can be found in this book. Discover the many ways addition can be used to learn about trash. 32pp. more...
- Shell Education 2010; US$ 8.99
The students in this book want to protect the environment. The students use graphs to show the many ways they can reduce, reuse, and recycle. They can reduce the amount water they use. They can reuse paper. But it is recycling that really gets them excited. The students bring in old cans and bottles. They use a graph to find out how much money they... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 49.95
Making a Green Machine examines the development of the Scandinavian beverage container deposit-refund system, which has the highest return rates in the world, from 1970 to present. Finn Arne Jorgensen's comparative framework charts the complex network of business and political actors involved in the development of the reverse vending machine (RVM)... more...