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  • Energy and Environmental Engineering

    Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Energy and Environmental Engineering (ICEEE 2014), September 21-22, 2014, Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yijin Wu

    The 2014 International Conference on Energy and Environmental Engineering (ICEEE 2014) was held September 21-22, 2014 in Hong Kong. This proceedings volume assembles papers from various professionals, leading researchers, engineers, scientists and students and presents innovative ideas and research…

    Hardback – 2015-02-04
    CRC Press
    Communications in Environmental Science

  • Environment, Energy and Applied Technology

    Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Frontier of Energy and Environment Engineering (ICFEEE 2014), Taiwan, December 6-7, 2014, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wen-Pei Sung, Jimmy C.M. Kao

    This proceedings volume brings together selected peer-reviewed papers presented at the 2014 International Conference on Frontier of Energy and Environment Engineering. Topics covered include energy efficiency and energy management, energy exploration and exploitation, power generation technologies,…

    Hardback – 2015-01-29
    CRC Press

  • Designing Renewable Energy Systems

    A Life Cycle Assessment Approach, 1st Edition

    By Leda Gerber

    The book discusses a multi-objective optimization approach in LCA that allows the flexible construction of comprehensive Pareto fronts to help understand the weightings and relative importance of its elements. The methodology is applied to the pertinent topics of thermochemical wood conversion,…

    Hardback – 2014-12-23
    EPFL Press

  • Reconstructing Sustainability Science

    Knowledge and action for a sustainable future, 1st Edition

    By Thaddeus R. Miller

    The growing urgency, complexity and "wickedness" of sustainability problems—from climate change and biodiversity loss to ecosystem degradation and persistent poverty and inequality—present fundamental challenges to scientific knowledge production and its use. While there is little doubt that…

    Paperback – 2014-12-10
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Ecocultures

    Blueprints for Sustainable Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steffen Böhm, Zareen Pervez Bharucha, Jules Pretty

    The world faces a ‘perfect storm’ of social and ecological stresses, including climate change, habitat loss, resource degradation and social, economic and cultural change. In order to cope with these, communities are struggling to transition to sustainable ways of living that improve well-being and…

    Paperback – 2014-12-09
    Routledge

  • Water Scarcity, Livelihoods and Food Security

    Research and Innovation for Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Larry W. Harrington, Myles J. Fisher

    This volume reviews the evolution of ten years’ learning and discovery about water scarcity, livelihoods, and food security within the CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food. It draws on the experiences of over 100 projects conducted in ten river basins in the developing world. …

    Paperback – 2014-08-12
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • An Introduction to the Green Economy

    Science, Systems and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Adrian C. Newton, Elena Cantarello

    The green economy is widely seen as a potential solution to current global economic and environmental crises, and a potential mechanism by which sustainable development might be achieved in practice. Considerable investments are now being made into the development of green technology, renewable…

    Paperback – 2014-08-05
    Routledge

  • Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Land - Volume I

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yeqiao Wang

    With unprecedented attention on global change, the current debate revolves around the availability and sustainability of natural resources and how to achieve equilibrium between what society demands from natural environments and what the natural resource base can provide. A full understanding of…

    Hardback – 2014-07-23
    CRC Press

  • Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Water and Air - Vol II

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yeqiao Wang

    With unprecedented attention on global change, the current debate revolves around the availability and sustainability of natural resources and how to achieve equilibrium between what society demands from natural environments and what the natural resource base can provide. A full understanding of…

    Hardback – 2014-07-23
    CRC Press

  • Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Two-Volume Set

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yeqiao Wang

    With unprecedented attention on global change, the current debate revolves around the availability and sustainability of natural resources and how to achieve equilibrium between what society demands from natural environments and what the natural resource base can provide. A full understanding of…

    Hardback – 2014-07-23
    CRC Press

  • Information Needs for Water Management

    1st Edition

    By Jos G. Timmerman

    This book provides the necessary elements to determine exactly what information should be collected to make the collected information relevant for policy makers. It highlights the dissatisfaction of information users about the information they get and the reasons for this dissatisfaction. It also…

    Hardback – 2014-07-22
    CRC Press

  • Determining the Economic Value of Water

    Concepts and Methods, 2nd Edition

    By Robert A. Young, John B. Loomis

    Water provides benefits as a commodity for agriculture, industry, and households, and as a public good such as fisheries habitat, water quality and recreational use. To aid in cost-benefit analysis under conditions where market determined price signals are usually unavailable, economists have…

    Paperback – 2014-07-16
    Routledge

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