258 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2012-10-22 This easy accessible textbook provides an overview of solar to electric energy conversion, followed by a detailed look at one aspect, namely photovoltaics, including the underlying principles and fabrication methods. Professor Wolf, an experienced author and teacher, reviews such green technologies as solar-heated-steam power, h...[Read More]
171 pages , Birlinn , 2013 Evaluating the Scottish government’s obsession with renewable energy, this book also looks at alternative sources of power that may prevent the lights from going out across Scotland. The energy crisis is one of the most pressing and significant problems the world has to face. With limited resources of fossil fuels left, and the additional pol...[Read More]
283 pages , Belhaven , 1991 This textbook explains the principles of landscape design for landscape architects and environmental managers, blending the theory of landscape aesthetics with the practice of good architectural design. It recognizes that visual and cultural aspects are intimately related to technical and functional matters and accordingly sets out to treat th...[Read More]
1244 pages , Lulu Press, Inc , 2016-12-04 How much further should the affluent world push its material consumption? Does relative dematerialization lead to absolute decline in demand for materials? These and many other questions are discussed and answered in Making the Modern World: Materials and Dematerialization. Over the course of time, the modern world has become dep...[Read More]
238 pages , Alpha Science Int'l Ltd. , 2002 This work is aimed at the first level education system. It highlights interdependence of various processes in environment, and provides details of individual processes affecting water, air and soil. It also covers issues on environmental impact assessment with specific examples.
320 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2008-10-03 Pharmaceuticals and personal care products—we can't live without them. Can the environment survive with them? Pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs) are increasingly being recognized as micropollutants. In this context, pharmaceutical products encompass a diverse range of drugs used to treat various illnesses, and p...[Read More]
280 pages , Berghahn Books , 2006-06-30 With the enlargement of the European Union, the accession countries are coming under pressure to develop and meet EU standards for environmental protection and sustainable development. In this ongoing process, global economic liberalization, regulatory policy, conservation, and lifestyle issues are all involved, and creative soluti...[Read More]