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  • Safe Drinking Water: Current and Future Problems book cover

    Safe Drinking Water

    Current and Future Problems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clifford S. Russell

    Originally published in 1978, this volume addresses the scientific, economic, and administrative aspects of the public policy problem raised by the United States’ Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974. In this collection of papers, the authors examine the various problems presented by drinking…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rural Energy Development in China book cover

    Rural Energy Development in China

    1st Edition

    By Robert P. Taylor

    In this title, originally published in 1981, author Robert P. Taylor calls for a greater understanding of rural energy supply and consumption patterns in the developing countries. Here, Taylor specifically examines the rural energy development in China as it is the world’s largest developing…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05
    Routledge
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  • Transportation and Urban Land book cover

    Transportation and Urban Land

    1st Edition

    By Lowdon Wingo Jr.

    Urban land is a precious resource and originally published in 1961, Transportation and Urban Land aims to create an approach to analysing and projecting its uses with a particular focus on the household sector. By considering matters such as employment centres, organisation and technology of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Current Issues in Natural Resource Policy book cover

    Current Issues in Natural Resource Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul R. Portney

    This volume offers an objective view of some of the most critical issues in natural resources. Written in nontechnical language, it uses ideas drawn from economics to look at the issues, examine how government laws and policies have caused some of them arise, and to find ways in which problems can…

    Paperback – 2017-04-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • International Comparisons of Energy Consumption book cover

    International Comparisons of Energy Consumption

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joy Dunkerley

    Originally published in 1978, this report summarises the results of a workshop on why energy consumption is much higher in the United States than other industrialised countries with similar living standards. The papers included in the workshop make interesting comparisons between countries such as…

    Paperback – 2017-04-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Public Choice and Rural Development book cover

    Public Choice and Rural Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Clifford S. Russell, Norman K. Nicholson

    This title, originally published in 1981, explores the difficult, and at times volatile, relationship between public choice and rural development in developing countries. The book is organised into three major sections: the first section examines important general themes, the second describes how…

    Paperback – 2017-04-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Resource and Environmental Effects of U.S. Agriculture book cover

    Resource and Environmental Effects of U.S. Agriculture

    1st Edition

    By Pierre R. Crosson, Sterling Brubaker

    Originally published in 1982, this report explores long-term trends in demand for U.S. agricultural production, energy prices and agricultural technologies and their effect on natural resources such as land and water in the United States. Crosson and Brubaker also discuss possible policy…

    Paperback – 2017-04-03
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Nation Looks at its Resources book cover

    The Nation Looks at its Resources

    1st Edition

    Edited by Henry Jarrett

    The Nation Looks at its Resources records the key points of the Mid-Century Conference on Resources for the Future held in Washington in 1953. Originally published in 1954, this report reveals the concern felt by those attending the conference about the mounting pressure on our resources from the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Controlling Asbestos in Buildings: An Economic Investigation book cover

    Controlling Asbestos in Buildings

    An Economic Investigation, 1st Edition

    By Donald N. Dewees

    Asbestos dust is well-known for causing cancer and other life-threatening illnesses yet still contaminates countless schools, factories and office buildings. This raises the issue of the best way to deal with Asbestos; immediate removal, containment or removal at renovation or demolition.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-02
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Global Development and the Environment: Perspectives on Sustainability book cover

    Global Development and the Environment

    Perspectives on Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joel Darmstadter

    In preparation for the United Nation’s Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992, this study aimed to detail enduring environmental issues that might or might not have been considered at the conference. Originally published earlier that year, Global Development and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-02
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  • Climate Change Mitigation Actions in Five Developing Countries book cover

    Climate Change Mitigation Actions in Five Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Harald Winkler

    Five case studies on mitigation actions (MAs) in developing countries illustrate the rich diversity of climate action. Researchers from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and South Africa reflect on what is possible in their countries. Case studies reflect the sheer diversity of NAMAs: from a ‘Pronami’…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Competition for Wetlands in the Midwest: An Economic Analysis book cover

    Competition for Wetlands in the Midwest

    An Economic Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Jon H. Goldstein

    In the Midwest, wetlands can be seen as a nuisance to farmers as they can severely increase production costs. Wetlands are however are a major part of ecology for migratory waterfowl and drainage of these wetlands could have dire consequences on the population of waterfowl as well as other wildlife…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
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