Rethinking Environmental Management in the Pacific Rim Exploring Local Participation in Bangkok, Thailand


Published in: Google Books > Science > environmental management | Published on 22/May/2018 07:34

171 pages , Aldershot, England : Ashgate , 2002-01
Environmental degradation resulting from rapid industrialization has become a serious issue for the governments of Southeast Asia. It not only threatens the quality of life of residents but also the capacity and potential for economic growth. Thailand, and particularly its capital city Bangkok, represents an important ex...[Read More]



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Global Warming and Energy Policy [proceedings of an Annual Energy Symposium, Held November 26-28, 2000, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida]


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > global warming | Published on 22/May/2018 07:19

220 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2001-10-31
This volume, proceedings of a symposium on global warming and energy policy, explores two major environmental concerns that arise from fuel use: the prospect that the globe will become warmer as a result of emissions of carbon dioxide, and the effect upon health of the fine particles emitted as combustion product...[Read More]



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Ocean Energies Environmental, Economic and Technological Aspects of Alternative Power Sources


Published in: Google Books > Science > alternative power | Published on 22/May/2018 05:26

533 pages , Elsevier , 1993-09-17
This timely volume provides a comprehensive review of current technology for all ocean energies. It opens with an analysis of ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC), with and without the use of an intermediate fluid. The historical and economic background is reviewed, and the geographical areas in which this energy could be utilized are ...[Read More]



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Vancouver Kids


Published in: Google Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > ecology for kids | Published on 22/May/2018 05:01

240 pages , Brindle and Glass , 2011-08-04
Children and teenagers stroll between the skyscrapers in Vancouver, and experience the city in a different way that adults do. They have helped Vancouver transform from humble trading post to towering metropolis, yet how often are they asked to tell their side of the story? Vancouver Kids is a collection of tales about the unfor...[Read More]



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Democracy and Global Warming


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > global warming | Published on 22/May/2018 02:37

194 pages , A&C Black , 2002-09-19
How can democracy facilitate an effective response to the problem of global warming? Barry Holden discusses this question from two perspectives. First he looks at the suitability in principle of democratic decision-making for generating responses to the problem: to what extent is popular decision making a viable method of dealing with t...[Read More]



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Environmental Impacts of Road Vehicles Past, Present and Future


Published in: Google Books > Science > environmental science | Published on 22/May/2018 02:27

264 pages , Royal Society of Chemistry , 2017-06-16
The first concerns that come to mind in relation to pollution from road vehicles are direct emissions of carbon dioxide and toxic air pollutants. These are, of course, important but the impacts of road traffic are altogether more substantial. This volume of the Issues in Environmental Science and Technology Series takes...[Read More]



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The Rise of the U.S. Environmental Health Movement


Published in: Google Books > Science > Environment care | Published on 22/May/2018 01:21

280 pages , Rowman & Littlefield Publishers , 2013-03-28
This book, named one of Booklist's Top 10 books on sustainability in 2014, is the first to offer a comprehensive examination of the environmental health movement, which unlike many parts of the environmental movement, focuses on ways toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents in the environment effect human health ...[Read More]



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The Politics of Air Pollution Urban Growth, Ecological Modernization, and Symbolic Inclusion


Published in: Google Books > Nature > pollution | Published on 22/May/2018 00:29

144 pages , SUNY Press , 2006-01-01
Argues that clean air policy is driven by locally oriented economic elites.



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Air Pollution Control Equipment Selection Guide


Published in: Google Books > Nature > pollution | Published on 22/May/2018 00:19

248 pages , CRC Press , 2002-06-26
The selection of air pollution control apparatus can be a daunting task even for experienced pollution control professionals. The Air Pollution Control Equipment Selection Guide eases the burden by providing extensive information on the best equipment available for any air pollution control problem. Instead of endorsing one technology o...[Read More]



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School of Civil and Environmental Engineering


Published in: Google Books > Engineering > environmental engineering | Published on 21/May/2018 23:28

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School of Civil and Environmental Engineering homepage provides links to information on staff, research, degree courses, coursework and related websites, including the Telford Society. The School is part of the Division of Engineering at the University of Edinburgh.



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Global Warming Emission Reductions Possible As Scientific Uncertainties Are Resolved


Published in: Google Books > > global warming | Published on 21/May/2018 22:30

72 pages , DIANE Publishing , 2005-06
Provides an overview of federal research on global warming in 1990 and identifies policy issues for dealing with climate change. It is intended to provide a framework for understanding the science and policy issues concerning global climate change. This report: 1. describes what is known and now known about greenhouse gases; 2. exami...[Read More]



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Alternative Loop Rings


Published in: Google Books > Mathematics > alternative power | Published on 21/May/2018 22:18

386 pages , Elsevier , 1996-10-24
For the past ten years, alternative loop rings have intrigued mathematicians from a wide cross-section of modern algebra. As a consequence, the theory of alternative loop rings has grown tremendously. One of the main developments is the complete characterization of loops which have an alternative but not associative, loop ring. Furthermo...[Read More]



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