Environment & Sustainability: Environmental Issues

  • Greenhouse Warming: Abatement and Adaptation book cover

    Greenhouse Warming

    Abatement and Adaptation

    Edited by Norman J. Rosenberg, William E. Easterling III, Pierre R. Crosson, Joel Darmstadter

    Originally published in 1989, Greenhouse Warming combines papers presented at a workshop held in 1987 to discuss climate change. This study identifies ways that climate impacts upon agriculture, forestry and water resources in order to advise on safeguarding against drought, flood and extreme cold…

    Paperback – 2017-04-08 
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  • Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment book cover

    Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment

    By Emilio Jose Garcia, Brenda Vale

    In this timely book, Emilio Jose Garcia and Brenda Vale explore what sustainability and resilience might mean when applied to the built environment. Conceived as a primer for students and professionals, it defines what the terms sustainability and resilience mean and how they are related to each…

    Paperback – 2017-04-06 
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  • The Economics of Managing Chlorofluorocarbons: Stratospheric Ozone and Climate Issues book cover

    The Economics of Managing Chlorofluorocarbons

    Stratospheric Ozone and Climate Issues

    Edited by John H. Cumberland, James R. Hibbs, Irving Hoch

    Chlorofluorocarbons are known to be effective spray can propellants, solvents and refrigerators and were often used in deodorants, refrigerators and other goods. However, it was not known at the beginning of their use, the complex reaction that CFCs have on the earth’s climate. Originally published…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05 
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  • Public Regulation of Site Selection for Nuclear Power Plants: Present Procedures and Reform Proposals — An Annotated Bibliography book cover

    Public Regulation of Site Selection for Nuclear Power Plants

    Present Procedures and Reform Proposals — An Annotated Bibliography

    By Ernest D. Klema, Robert L. West

    Public regulation of site-selection for nuclear power plants is woven into the fabric of the distinctively-American experience in exercising government control over privately-owned public utilities. Originally published in 1977, the authors have identified the various dimensions of public concern…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05 
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  • Automotive Scrap Recycling: Processes, Prices and Prospects book cover

    Automotive Scrap Recycling

    Processes, Prices and Prospects

    By James. W Sawyer

    Automotive Scrap Recycling provides a qualitative description of the steel scrap industry by focussing on its largest segment: conversion of obsolete cars into steel scrap. Originally published in1974, this report covers issues such as the structure of the industry and quality problems with scrap…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05 
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  • Safe Drinking Water: Current and Future Problems book cover

    Safe Drinking Water

    Current and Future Problems

    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 
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  • Rural Energy Development in China book cover

    Rural Energy Development in China

    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 
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  • Transportation and Urban Land book cover

    Transportation and Urban Land

    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 
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  • Current Issues in Natural Resource Policy book cover

    Current Issues in Natural Resource Policy

    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 
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  • International Comparisons of Energy Consumption book cover

    International Comparisons of Energy Consumption

    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 
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  • Public Choice and Rural Development book cover

    Public Choice and Rural Development

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

    Resource and Environmental Effects of U.S. Agriculture

    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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