The New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) is a driving cycle, last updated in 1997, designed to assess the emission levels of car engines and fuel economy in passenger cars (which excludes light trucks and commercial vehicles). It is also referred to as MVEG cycle (Motor Vehicle Emissions Group).
The NEDC, which is supposed to represent the typical usage of a car in Europe, is repeatedly criticised fo...[Read More]
336 pages , Edward Elgar Publishing , 2017-04-28 Despite an increasing global awareness of environmental concerns, setting internationally binding and ambitious commitments has proven exceedingly complex. As states are seeking alternative methods to support global environmental protection, this book takes a closer look at the possibility of using national trade measures ...[Read More]
386 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2008-09-30 Life on Earth is critically dependent upon the continuous cycling of water between oceans, continents and the atmosphere. Precipitation (including rain, snow, and hail) is the primary mechanism for transporting water from the atmosphere back to the Earth’s surface. It is also the key physical process that links...[Read More]
492 pages , 1973 The elements of air pollution. Ecology. Air pollution. Scales of the air pollution problem. The air pollution system. History of the problem. Air quality. The chemistry of air pollution. The effects of air pollutions. Effects of air pollution on inert materials. Air pollution effects on vegetation and animals. The meteorology of air pollution. The control of air...[Read More]
336 pages , Springer Publishing Company , 2011-12-20 Designated a Doody's Core Title! "The authors have created a book that comfortably combines substantial research findings with readable, practical guidelines for assessment and intervention in the real-world practice of social work. This authoritatively researched, well-written volume will appeal to the multiple discip...[Read More]
210 pages , Resources for the Future , 2005 Everyone agrees that firms should obey the law. But beyond what the law requires-beyond bare compliance with regulations-do firms have additional social responsibilities to commit resources voluntarily to environmental protection? How should we think about firms sacrificing profits in the social interest? Are they permitted to ...[Read More]