E-books: Environment & Health

  • Street Fights in Copenhagen: Bicycle and Car Politics in a Green Mobility City book cover

    Street Fights in Copenhagen

    Bicycle and Car Politics in a Green Mobility City, 1st Edition

    By Jason Henderson, Natalie Marie Gulsrud

    With 29 percent of all trips made by bicycle, Copenhagen is considered a model of green transport. This book considers the underlying political conditions that enabled cycling to appeal to such a wide range of citizens in Copenhagen and asks how this can be replicated elsewhere. Despite Copenhagen’…

    eBook – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Advances in Urban Sustainability

  • Climate Change and Urban Health: The Case of Hong Kong as a Subtropical City book cover

    Climate Change and Urban Health

    The Case of Hong Kong as a Subtropical City, 1st Edition

    By Emily Ying Yang Chan

    This book provides a theoretical framework and related technical skills for investigating climate change and its public health consequences and responses with a focus on urban settings, and in particular Hong Kong, a subtropical metropolis in Asia. Specifically, the book examines the impact of…

    eBook – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Independent Thinking in an Uncertain World: A Mind of One’s Own book cover

    Independent Thinking in an Uncertain World

    A Mind of One’s Own, 1st Edition

    Edited by Valerie A. Brown, John A. Harris, David Waltner-Toews

    Any effective response to an uncertain future will require independently thinking individuals working together. Human ideas and actions have led to unprecedented changes in the relationships among humans, and between humans and the Earth. Changes in the air we breathe, the water we drink and the…

    eBook – 2019-04-29
    Routledge

  • Analysis of Pesticides in Food and Environmental Samples, Second Edition book cover

    Analysis of Pesticides in Food and Environmental Samples, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Jose L. Tadeo

    This book provides a critical overview of analytical methods used for the determination of pesticide residues and other contaminants in food and environmental samples by modern instrumental analysis. It contains up-to-date material including recent trends in sample preparation, general methods used…

    eBook – 2019-03-04
    CRC Press

  • Health, Wellbeing and Sustainability in the Mediterranean City: Interdisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Health, Wellbeing and Sustainability in the Mediterranean City

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antonio Jiménez-Delgado, Jaime Lloret

    This book provides a model for the creation of sustainable and healthy cities in the Mediterranean region. It uses the coastal city of L’Alfàs del Pi in Spain as an example for designing renewable and innovative urban models that offer high standards of living, wellbeing and eco-friendly advantages…

    eBook – 2019-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Social Work and Sustainability in Asia: Facing the Challenges of Global Environmental Changes book cover

    Social Work and Sustainability in Asia

    Facing the Challenges of Global Environmental Changes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alice M. L. Chong, Iris Chi

    The rapid trend of globalization has brought with it a variety of sustainability challenges, including global climate change, biodiversity loss, poverty, and social inequalities, which are problems with unclear boundaries, complicated interrelated components, undefined parameters, contradictory…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • Indoor Air Quality: The Latest Sampling and Analytical Methods, Third Edition book cover

    Indoor Air Quality

    The Latest Sampling and Analytical Methods, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Kathleen Hess-Kosa

    Indoor Air Quality: The Latest Sampling and Analytical Methods, Third Edition is a practical, user-friendly guide to the identification and assessment of the indoor air contaminants that contribute to building-related illness in commercial buildings, institutions, and residences. It covers the…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Health Engineering in the Tropics: Water, Sanitation and Disease Control book cover

    Environmental Health Engineering in the Tropics

    Water, Sanitation and Disease Control, 3rd Edition

    By Sandy Cairncross, Sir Richard Feachem

    This fully updated third edition of the classic text, widely cited as the most important and useful book for health engineering and disease prevention, describes infectious diseases in tropical and developing countries, and the effective measures that may be used against them.  The infections…

    eBook – 2018-11-12
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • EMF Effects from Power Sources and Electrosmog book cover

    EMF Effects from Power Sources and Electrosmog

    1st Edition

    By William J. Rea

    The field of electromagnetic sensitivity is the new epidemic of the 21st century, and can cause disease of the automatic nerve system in any part of the body. This is as a result of chemical sensitivity, in which over 80,000 chemicals are involved, resulting in innumerable combinations. A cursory…

    eBook – 2018-11-05
    CRC Press
    Electromagnetic Frequency Sensitivities

  • Tackling Health Inequalities: Reinventing the Role of Environmental Health book cover

    Tackling Health Inequalities

    Reinventing the Role of Environmental Health, 1st Edition

    By Surindar Kishen Dhesi

    Although environmental health has received some recognition as a field which can positively impact on the social determinants of health, it remains little known outside its immediate sphere of influence. There is also limited literature available to support the potential impact of the profession in…

    eBook – 2018-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environmental Health

  • Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic (PBT) Chemicals: Technical Aspects, Policies, and Practices book cover

    Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic (PBT) Chemicals

    Technical Aspects, Policies, and Practices, 1st Edition

    By Adam D. K. Abelkop, John D. Graham, Todd V. Royer

    Developed from the efforts of a multiyear, international project examining how persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic (PBT) chemicals are evaluated and managed, Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic (PBT) Chemicals: Technical Aspects, Policies, and Practices focuses on improving the processes that…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    CRC Press

  • Climate Change and Social Inequality: The Health and Social Costs of Global Warming book cover

    Climate Change and Social Inequality

    The Health and Social Costs of Global Warming, 1st Edition

    By Merrill Singer

    The year 2016 was the hottest year on record and the third consecutive record-breaking year in planet temperatures. The following year was the hottest in a non-El Nino year. Of the seventeen hottest years ever recorded, sixteen have occurred since 2000, indicating the trend in climate change is…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

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