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  • Cost-Benefit Analysis and the Environmentby

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 70.00

    Environmental protection is now an integral part of public policies, at local, national and global levels. In all instances, the cost and benefits of policies and projects must be carefully weighed using a common monetary measuring rod. Yet, many different categories of benefits and cost must be evaluated, such as health impacts, property damage, ecosystem... more...

  • Environmental Policy, International Trade and Factor Marketsby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 128.99

    This book examines the complex relationship among trade and investment policies, as well as environmental regulations, especially for developing economies. The impacts of pollution taxes and environmental standards on employment and social welfare, the design and coordination of optimal trade, and investment and environmental policies are analyzed. more...

  • Managing Coastal Vulnerabilityby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 114.99

    Addresses coastal vulnerability around the world with examples from the Ebro Delta (Spain), the crumbling cliffs of Corton Village/Suffolk (UK), tsunami-worn Phuket (Thailand/Indian Ocean), and others. This work is intended for academics, researchers, students and policy advisors in geography, economics, sociology, and environmental science. more...

  • Environmental Accountingby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 123.99

    Contains several interesting articles dealing with different aspects of environmental disclosures. This book addresses the Kyoto Protocol on an international level, discusses how an accountant measures pollution-related performance and cost, and investigates the motive behind disclosure of environmental information. more...

  • Alternative Food Geographiesby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 161.99

    Examines the efforts to reform contemporary food provision. This book addresses concepts and debates, public policy, and alternative production. It includes case studies from around the world. more...

  • The UN Global Compactby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 131.99

    Since the launch of the UN Global Compact, over 12,000 organisations worldwide have voluntarily adopted and promoted its values and Ten Principles. This edited volume brings together international contributions that explore specific implications for business from managerial, legal, behavioural and sociological perspectives. more...

  • Long-Term Management of Contaminated Sitesby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 123.99

    Presents papers that discuss policy sciences, public policy analysis and public management. This book addresses operations and design issues for government organizations. more...

  • Sustainable Energy Managementby Mirjana Radovanovic (Golusin); Stevan Popov; Sinisa Dodic

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 79.95

    While the last few decades have witnessed incredible leaps forward in the technology of energy production, technological innovation can only be as transformative as its implementation and management allows. The burgeoning fields of renewable, efficient and sustainable energy have moved past experimentation toward realization, necessitating the transition... more...

  • Photocatalytic Activity Enhancement of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticlesby Mohamed A. Barakat; Rajeev Kumar

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 50.62

    In this brief, a comprehensive review of the UV/visible-TiO2 photocatalytic oxidation process is presented with an insight into the mechanisms involved, the role of titanium dioxide as a catalyst, irradiation sources, types of reactors, and a comparison between various modes of TiO2 application. An overview of the development and enhancement of the... more...

  • Petroleum Rock Mechanicsby Bernt Aadnoy; Reza Looyeh

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 99.95

    Petroleum Rock Mechanics: Drilling Operations and Well Design covers the fundamentals of solid mechanics and petroleum rock mechanics and their application to oil and gas-related drilling operations and well design. More specifically, it examines the role of formation, strength of rock materials, and wellbore mechanics, along with the impact of in-situ... more...