324 pages , 2015-01-09 The engineering as well as management of water resources are described in this book. Hydrology is a scientific field which deals with the processes governing the exhaustion and renewal of water resources of the earth's land areas. The aim of this book is to combine the latest advancements in hydrology and the engineering of water resources. It discusses su...[Read More]
19 pages , Island Press , 2013-02-05 On December 7, 2011, Mark Hertsgaard participated in The National Climate Seminar, a series of webinars sponsored by Bard Collegeâ€™s Center for Environmental Policy. The online seminars provide a forum for leading scientists, writers, and other experts to talk about critical issues regarding climate change. The series also opens...[Read More]
480 pages , JHU Press , 2001 "The purpose of this textbook on global ecosystem change and human health is twofold: (1) to raise awareness of changes in human health related to global ecosystem change and (2) to expand the scope of the traditional curriculum in environmental health to include the interactions of major environmental forces and public health on a global sca...[Read More]
211 pages , Singapore University Press , 1987-01-01 This volume forms the background to the proceedings of the 3rd Symposium on Our Environment, organised by the Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore. It comprises the invited contributions on five member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Together, these country reports provide a broa...[Read More]
128 pages , Nomad Press , 2016-04-18 How do we heat our homes, light our rooms, and power our cars? With energy! In 2014, the United States relied on fossil fuels for about 67 percent of its power. But as the fossil fuel supply dwindles and climate change becomes an increasingly urgent issue, individuals, businesses, and governments are expanding their sources of renewab...[Read More]
337 pages , Springer , 2017-06-15 This book outlines the challenges that increasing amounts of renewable and distributed energy represent when integrated into established electricity grid infrastructures, offering a range of potential solutions that will support engineers, grid operators, system planners, utilities, and policymakers alike in their efforts to realize the ...[Read More]
115 pages , World Bank Publications , 2000 This reports on a detailed market study of rural areas in China without access to electricity from the local or national grid. It obtained basic socio-economic data on households with and without photovaoltaic (PV) systems, and used the data to determine the market potential for PV systems in such areas.