Environmental Products

  • Experiment Earth

    Responsible innovation in geoengineering

    By Jack Stilgoe

    Experiments in geoengineering – intentionally manipulating the Earth’s climate to reduce global warming – have become the focus of a vital debate about responsible science and innovation. Drawing on three years of sociological research working with scientists on one of the world’s first major…

    Paperback – 2016-05-10 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Push Button Agriculture

    Robotics, Drones, Satellite-Guided Soil and Crop Management

    By K. R. Krishna

    This book covers three main types of agricultural systems: the use of robotics, drones (unmanned aerial vehicles), and satellite-guided precision farming methods. Some of these are well refined and are currently in use, while others are in need of refinement and are yet to become popular. The book…

    Hardback – 2016-04-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Climate Policy

    International Perspectives on Greenhouse Gases

    Edited by Gabriela Ionescu

    Climate change threatens our planet’s future. Since it’s too late to prevent climate change, we must find ways to prepare for it, while doing all we can to slow down the processes that are causing it. The editor of this compendium, an experienced and respected scientist in the field, has collected…

    Hardback – 2016-04-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Advances in Power and Energy Engineering

    Proceedings of the 8th Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference, Suzhou, China, April 15-17, 2016

    Edited by Yuanzhang Sun

    The 8th Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference (APPEEC 2016) was held in Suzhou, China from April 15-17, 2016. This conference proceedings volume will cover issues on Power and Energy Engineering. It dedicates to creating a stage for exchanging the latest research results and sharing…

    Hardback – 2016-03-22 
    CRC Press

  • Membrane Technology for Water and Wastewater Treatment, Energy and Environment

    Edited by A.F. Ismail, Takeshi Matsuura

    Realizing that water, energy and food are the three pillars to sustain the growth of human population in the future, this book deals with all the above aspects with particular emphasis on water and energy. In particular, the book addresses applications of membrane science and technology for water…

    Hardback – 2016-03-11 
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Water Developments - Resources, Management, Treatment, Efficiency and Reuse

  • PV Technical Sales

    Preparation for the NABCEP Technical Sales Certification

    By Sean White

    NABCEP sets the standard for solar certifications in the United States and Canada. The NABCEP PV Technical Sales Certification shows customers, friends and employers that you are knowledgeable and qualified to sell solar systems. If someone is selling solar, they need to know what they are…

    Paperback – 2016-01-25
    Routledge

  • Biogenic Nanoparticles of Elemental Selenium

    Synthesis, Characterization and Relevance in Wastewater Treatment

    By Rohan Jain

    Selenium is an intriguing element as on one hand it is toxic and on the other hand it is a necessary micro-nutrient for humans. It is also a desirable element due to its unique properties and hence it is used in xerogrpahy, rectifiers, solar cells etc. The presence of selenium in agriculture,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-29
    CRC Press
    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

  • Handbook of Environmental Engineering

    By Frank R. Spellman

    In his latest book, the Handbook of Environmental Engineering, esteemed author Frank Spellman provides a practical view of pollution and its impact on the natural environment. Driven by the hope of a sustainable future, he stresses the importance of environmental law and resource sustainability,…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08
    CRC Press
    Applied Ecology and Environmental Management

  • Smart Grid Planning and Implementation

    By Clark W. Gellings, P.E.

    This book is intended for electric utility managers, directors, and power system planners, regulators, and policy makers interested in the steps needed to realize the value of a modern power delivery system. This book describes the elements needed in planning and implementing a "Smart Grid" by…

    Hardback – 2015-08-06
    Fairmont Press

  • Catalysis for Sustainability

    Goals, Challenges, and Impacts

    Edited by Thomas P. Umile, Ph.D

    Catalysis for Sustainability: Goals, Challenges, and Impacts explores the intersection between catalytic science and sustainable technologies as a means to addressing current economic, social, and environmental problems. These problems include harnessing alternative energy sources, pollution…

    Hardback – 2015-08-05
    CRC Press
    Sustainability: Contributions through Science and Technology

  • Climate Change Mitigation

    Greenhouse Gas Reduction and Biochemicals

    Edited by Jimmy Alexander Faria Albanese, M. Pilar Ruiz

    Climate change is a significant threat to humanity's future. Culturally, politically, economically, and personally, however, we are all deeply embedded in a system that continues to send us on a collision course that leads directly toward this threat. At this point, climate change is inevitable.…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28
    Apple Academic Press

  • Green Infrastructure

    Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments

    By John W. Dover

    With more than half of the world's population now living in urban areas, it is vitally important that towns and cities are healthy places to live. The principal aim of this book is to synthesize the disparate literature on the use of vegetation in the built environment and its multifunctional…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge

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