348 pages , OECD Publishing , 2012-10-11 This book examines the economic impacts of government investments in renewable energy on rural areas and how such investment can bring the greatest benefit to those areas.
369 pages , Bentham Science Publishers , 2012-01-01 This E-book covers various topics and technologies involving energy systems that represent an effort to reduce environmental pollution and provide grounds for alternative or renewable energy sources. the E-book is a convergence point for state-of-the-art research with preliminary but confirmed results. Topics covered in...[Read More]
36 pages , Author House , 2009-10-30 If Martians are green without even trying, can Earthlings be green? Well of course they can. This is the quest of modern man. Find out how Earthlings become green in this lyrical book about recycling that dazzles with its beautiful illustrations.
115 pages , Rmc Pub Group Ltd , 1991-12-01 The solid waste crisis has become a national problem. Landfills are filling up at an alarming rate & new ones are not being opened. Recycling is one immediate answer to this problem. It is estimated that at least 30 percent of ALL trash can be recycled! Our feature publication was written by people who are active in the recyclin...[Read More]
464 pages , Routledge , 2014-04-08 Using the latest mapping techniques, J.A.A. Jones, Chair of the IGU Commission for Water Sustainability, examines water availability, the impact of climate change and the problems created for water management worldwide as well as possible solutions. Water Sustainability: A Global Perspective is one of the first textbook to meld the phys...[Read More]
Defaunation is the loss of animals from ecological communities. The growth of the human population, combined with advances in harvesting technologies, has led to more intense and efficient exploitation of the environment. This has resulted in the depletion of large vertebrates from ecological communities, creating what has been termed "empty forest". Defaunation differs from extinction; it include...[Read More]
283 pages , Book Marketing Group , 1999 This book presents a tapestry of perspectives on food and the interplay of health, cultural ecology, and environment, which are the fabric and foundation of all sustainable living It offers personal stories, documented information, traditional understandings, and speculations on future directions. Each contribution calls on us to r...[Read More]
307 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2009-09-24 This book documents a special collection of articles from a select group of invited prominent scientists from academia, national laboratories and industry who presented their work at the symposia on Environmental and Energy Issues at the 2008 Materials Science and Technology (MS&T’08) conference held in Pittsburgh, PA. These a...[Read More]