170 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2013-02-11 In the years since the publication of the first edition of this book, the world has undergone drastic changes in terms of energy sources. This is reflected in the expansion of this second edition from 20 to 26 chapters. The most dramatic occurrence was the Tsunami which struck Japan in March of 2011 and set off a reactor catastr...[Read More]
2010-01-01T08:00:00Z Bioclimatiche, ecologiche, a basso consumo energetico: le case sostenibili ottengono il massimo dell'efficienza con il minimo impatto ambientale. Un tema che coinvolge ormai l'intera filiera del settore edilizio, ma anche la politica impegnata a ripensare strategie e incentivi per un'edilizia a impatto zero. Dalle diverse tipologie di edifici "ecologici" al problema...[Read More]
2014-08-05T07:00:00Z CITYGREEN, winner of the APEX Awards for Publication Excellence for three consecutive years - 2014, 2013 and 2012, is a biannual publication of the Centre for Urban Greenery & Ecology, Singapore. It presents current research on greening and ecology of the urban environment, and features outstanding projects in international cities.
400 pages , HMH , 2008-08-04 An investigation into climate change and increasingly dangerous hurricanes from the New York Times bestselling author of The Republican War on Science. One of the leading science journalists and commentators working today, Chris Mooney delves into a red-hot debate in meteorology: whether the increasing ferocity of hurricanes is connected to g...[Read More]
320 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2000-07-06 Environmental conditions change considerably in the course of 24 h with respect to abiotic factors and intra- and interspecific interactions. These changes result in limited time windows of opportunity for animal activities and, hence, the question of when to do what is subject to fitness maximisation. This volum...[Read More]
512 pages , Psychology Press , 1999 Containing over sixty contributions from leading specialists in the field these three comprehsive volumes present the most up-to-date research and practical applications in the field.
2012-07-19T07:00:00Z This edited volume is the first to address the latest advances in biodiversity-function science using marine examples. It provides an in-depth evaluation of the science before offering a perspective on future research directions for some of the most pressing environmental issues facing society today and in the future.