Plunkett's Renewable, Alternative & Hydrogen Energy Industry Almanac 2008


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > alternative power | Published on 17/Aug/2018 16:01

383 pages , Plunkett Research, Ltd. , 2007-12
There are few industry sectors in the world today with more potential than renewable and hydrogen energy. Clean, green and renewable energy technologies are receiving immense emphasis from investors, environmentalists, governments and major corporations. Today's high prices for crude oil, coal and natural gas will increase th...[Read More]



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Environmentally Sustainable Economic Development


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > environmental sustainability | Published on 17/Aug/2018 12:08

236 pages , Praeger Publishers , 1999-01-01
Examines ways that environmental sustainability has been--and might be--incorporated into existing theories of economic development.



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Loose-leaf Version Basic Statistics for Business & Economics


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > environmental science | Published on 17/Aug/2018 10:13

596 pages , McGraw-Hill Education , 2012-01-23
The 8th edition of Lind/Marchal/Wathen: Basic Statistics for Business and Economics, is a step-by-step approach that enhances student performance, accelerates preparedness and improves motivation for the student taking a business statistics course. The main objective of the text is to provide students majoring in all fields ...[Read More]



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The Economics of Pollution Control in the Asia Pacific


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > pollution | Published on 17/Aug/2018 04:55

354 pages , Edward Elgar Publishing , 1996
A number of experts apply economics to the analysis of pollution control in the rapidly industrialising nations of Asia Pacific and conclude that Western criteria have to be modified if used to facilitate such analysis.



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Renewable Energy in Europe Markets, Trends, and Technologies


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > green energy | Published on 16/Aug/2018 23:19

289 pages , Earthscan , 2010
"How can the European Union meet its binding 20\% renewable energy target in final energy consumption by the year 2020? Which sources offer the best prospects for realizing this goal? These are the questions answered by this key book which analyses the current situation of renewable energy in Europe, examines the latest technological, financi...[Read More]



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Nature's Fortune How Business and Society Thrive by Investing in Nature


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > Environmental protection | Published on 16/Aug/2018 16:50

272 pages , Basic Books , 2013-04-09
What is nature worth? The answer to this question—which traditionally has been framed in environmental terms—is revolutionizing the way we do business. In Nature’s Fortune, Mark Tercek, CEO of The Nature Conservancy and former investment banker, and science writer Jonathan Adams argue that nature is not only the foundation of hu...[Read More]



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Groundwater Pollution in Africa


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > pollution | Published on 15/Aug/2018 18:00

353 pages , UNEP/Earthprint , 2006-10-05
In 2000, various UN organizations launched a collaborative effort to assess the vulnerability of groundwater in several African cities. The project addressed the issue of aquifer vulnerability and the protection of groundwater quality. This book is a collection of thirty peer-reviewed papers on the topic, and provides a glimpse of...[Read More]



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The CBI Environmental Management Handbook Challenges for Business


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > environmental management | Published on 15/Aug/2018 05:54

238 pages , Routledge , 2016-01-08
A guide to all aspects of environmental management for businesses. The volume offers information on state-of-the-art techniques, trends and developments taking a user's perspective, capturing key viewpoints and drawing together best practice through the use of case studies. These display the practical implications of the topics under di...[Read More]



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Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry Principles of Sustainable Operations


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > Sustainability | Published on 14/Aug/2018 15:22

183 pages , Routledge , 2009
A clear understanding of the issues surrounding climate change, global warming, air and water pollution, ozone depletion, deforestation, the loss of biodiversity and global poverty is essential for every manager in the hospitality industry. Present and future hospitality executives need to know how sustainable management systems can be integr...[Read More]



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World in Transition Conservation and Sustainable Use of the Biosphere


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > Earth biosphere | Published on 14/Aug/2018 15:05

451 pages , Earthscan , 2001
The Banksia Environmental Foundation has awarded The Natural Advantage of Nations: Business Opportunities, Innovation and Governance in the 21st Centuryand the supporting training program for engineers, the 'Engineering Sustainable Solutions Progr



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Mankind and the Oceans


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > pollution | Published on 14/Aug/2018 08:47

225 pages , United Nations University Press , 2005
The oceans cover more than 70 percent of the Earth's surface, and we are equally responsible for wise use and protection of their resources. The relationship between mankind and the oceans has been crucial since prehistoric times, but with population growth, especially in coastal zones, there is a growing threat to the m...[Read More]



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Assessment of the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Studies Program: Ecology


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > Ecology | Published on 14/Aug/2018 08:14

162 pages , National Academies Press , 1992
A report by the Physical Oceanography Panel of the National Research Council of the United States into the physical oceanographic aspects of the Environmental Studies Program. The Committee evaluated the quality and relevance of studies carried out in waters under federal control which extend from the limits of state jurisdicti...[Read More]



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