323 pages , Springer , 2017-11-23 This edited volume explores the different and seminal ways colours matter to philosophy. Each chapter provides an insightful analysis of one or more cases in which colours raise philosophical problems in different areas and periods of philosophy. This historically informed discussion examines both logical and linguistic aspects, covering...[Read More]
1125 pages , Water Resources Publications , 1994-01-01 Land drainage: why and how?; Groundwater investigations; Soil conditions; Estimating peak runoff rates; Evapotranspiration; Frequency and regression analysis; Basics of groundwater flow; Subsurface flow to drains; Seepage and groundwater flow; Single well and aquifer tests; Water in the unsaturated zone; Determining ...[Read More]
296 pages , Earthscan , 2012 Environmental Enforcement Authorities (EEAs), sometimes called Environmental Protection Agencies (EPAs), are the regulatory, monitoring and enforcement agencies of national, state/provincial and local governments worldwide responsible for implementing, monitoring and enforcing environmental legislation. This one-of-a-kind, authoritative handb...[Read More]
719 pages , Harvard University Press , 1998 As China develops a fossil fuel-based economy, is it taking lessons from the history of Western industrialisation? Linking global hazards to local air pollution concerns, this volume examines the environmental aspects of China's economic growth.
428 pages , Martinus Nijhoff Publishers , 2014-11-07 The Challenges of Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development from Rio to Rio+20 and Beyond addresses in an analytical and critical way the issues raised by Rio+20 and represents a very important contribution to our understanding of the concept of sustainable development.
450 pages , Oxford University Press , 2017-01-05 Environmental protection is fundamental for the establishment of sustainable peace. Applying traditional legal approaches to protection raises particular challenges during the transition from conflict to peace. In the jus post bellum context, protection of the environment and natural resources needs to be considered in tan...[Read More]
672 pages , Bantam , 2010-07-21 The award-winning author of the Mars trilogy takes readers to the last pure wilderness on Earth in this powerful and majestic novel. “Antarctica may well be the best novel of the best ecological novelist around.”—Locus It is a stark and inhospitable place, where the landscape itself poses a challenge to survival, yet its strange, sil...[Read More]
79 pages , Springer , 2017-02-27 This book introduces a new technology for environmental protection, namely plasma cleaning. It brings together technological advances and research on plasma generators and their application in environmental science and engineering, including contaminated soil remediation, waste water degradation, metal recovery from waste solution, steril...[Read More]
294 pages , National Academies Press , 1999-01-25 Naturally occurring radionuclides are found throughout the earth's crust, and they form part of the natural background of radiation to which all humans are exposed. Many human activities-such as mining and milling of ores, extraction of petroleum products, use of groundwater for domestic purposes, and living in houses-alt...[Read More]
352 pages , Harper Collins , 2010-08-24 From Heidi Cullen, one of America’s foremost experts on weather and climate change and a senior research scientist with Climate Central, comes The Weather of the Future, a fascinating and provocative book that predicts what different parts of the world will look like in the year 2050 if current levels of carbon emissions are main...[Read More]
264 pages , Stanford University Press , 2008-05-30 Making Law Matter presents the first book-length treatment of an innovative prosecutorial institution, the Brazilian Ministrio Publico, which refashioned itself in the 1980s into a powerful defender of citizen rights in environmental protection, as well as in other areas of public interest such as disability rights, cons...[Read More]
Decision Making in the Environmental Protection Agency A Report to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from the Committee on Environmental Decision Making, Commission on Natural Resources, National Research Council
249 pages , National Academies , 1977 "A report to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from the Committee on Environmental Decision Making, Commission on Natural Resources, National Research Council."--T.p.