Proceedings of Fifth International Symposium on Basic Environmental Problems of Man in Space, Washington, D.C., 27-30 November, 1973

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365 pages , Pergamon , 1976

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Hydrological and environmental issues of interbasin water transfers in India: a case of the Krishna River Basin

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26 pages , IWMI , 2007
This study attempts to examine those unique aspects of interbasin water transfer planning, which are of critical importance to the sustainable water resources development in India. It focuses on the crucial aspect of accurate quantification of surface water availability, which determines the entire feasibility of a water transfer. It also illustrat...[Read More]

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Environmental Issues in Chemical Perspective

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374 pages , SUNY Press , 1980
An in-depth presentation of the chemistry required to evaluate the choices we must make regarding our environment, this study has four parts: energy, the atmosphere, the hydrosphere, and the biosphere. Each part is followed by problem sets that require the application of chemical principles to such issues as dwindling natural gas and petrole...[Read More]

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Routledge Handbook of Environmental Policy in China

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384 pages , Routledge , 2017-06-12
During the last few decades, China has accomplished unprecedented economic growth and has emerged as the second largest economy in the world. This ‘economic miracle’ has led hundreds of millions of people out of poverty, but has also come at a high cost. Environmental degradation and the impact of environmental pollution on health a...[Read More]

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Physics and the Environment

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236 pages , Morgan & Claypool Publishers , 2017-07-05
Physics and the Environment directly connects the physical world to environmental issues that the world is facing today and will face in the future. It shows how the first and second laws of thermodynamics limit the efficiencies of fossil fuel energy conversions to less than 100\%, while also discussing how clever tec...[Read More]

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Environmental Issues, An Introduction to Sustainability

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29 pages , Cram101 Textbook Reviews , 2016-09-26
Facts101 is your complete guide to Environmental Issues, An Introduction to Sustainability. In this book, you will learn topics such as Climate Change, Energy, Consumption and the Quality of Life, and Threats to Ecosystems plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the in...[Read More]

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Earth-Wise A Biblical Response to Environmental Issues

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86 pages , Faith Alive Christian Resources , 1994
Discover how Christians can play a crucial role in maintaining the environment as stewards of God's creation. Studies for growing Christians that assume basic Bible knowledge

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Law of the Jungle The $19 Billion Legal Battle Over Oil in the Rain Forest and the Lawyer Who'd Stop at Nothing to Win

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320 pages , Broadway Books , 2014-09-23
The gripping story of one American lawyer’s obsessive crusade—waged at any cost—against Big Oil on behalf of the poor farmers and indigenous tribes of the Amazon rainforest. Steven Donziger, a self-styled social activist and Harvard educated lawyer, signed on to a budding class action lawsuit against multinational Texaco (whi...[Read More]

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Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues: Environmental justice and environmental racism-Population growth

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874 pages , Salem PressInc , 2000-01-01
Covers air pollution, national parks, organizations, solar power, enviromental legislation, manmade environmental issues from asbestos to smog, and events including the Dust Bowl and the Exxon Valdez oil spill.

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Building Futures Managing Energy in the Built Environment

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268 pages , Routledge , 2015-10-30
A reduction in the energy demand of buildings can make a major contribution to achieving national and international carbon reduction goals, in addition to addressing the interlinked issues of sustainable development, fuel poverty and fuel security. Despite improvements in thermal efficiency, the energy demand of buildings stubbornly rem...[Read More]

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Landscape and the Environment in Hollywood Film The Green Machine

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275 pages , Springer , 2017-11-09
This book systematically explores how popular Hollywood film portrays environmental issues through various genres. In so doing, it reveals the influence exerted by media consolidation and the drive for profit on Hollywood’s portrayal of the natural landscape, which ultimately shapes how environmental problems and their solutions are pr...[Read More]

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Canada's Indigenous Constitution

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427 pages , University of Toronto Press , 2010
With characteristic richness and eloquence, John Borrows explores legal traditions, the role of governments and courts, and the prospect of a multi-juridical legal culture, all with a view to understanding and improving legal processes in Canada. He discusses the place of individuals, families, and communities in recovering ...[Read More]

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