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Beyond the Energy-Water-Food Nexus: New Strategies for 21st-Century Growth

by Will Sarni

This concise guide goes beyond just identifying the problems and helps organizations abandon "business as usual" thinking to begin solving the issues found at the food, water and energy nexus.


Water Engineering: Hydraulics, Distribution and Treatment

by Nazih K. Shammas & Lawrence K. Wang

Details the design and process of water supply systems, tracing the progression from source to sink

  • Organized and logical flow, tracing the connections in the water-supply system from the water's source to...


Reverse Osmosis: Design, Processes, and Applications for Engineers

by Jane Kucera

This new edition of the bestselling Reverse Osmosis is the most comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of the process of reverse osmosis in industrial applications, a technology that is becoming increasingly...


The Prepper's Water Survival Guide: Harvest, Treat, and Store Your Most Vital Resource

by Daisy Luther

No source is left untapped in this all-encompassing guide to supplying life-saving water after a disaster

You can survive up to three weeks without food, but only three days without water! When catastrophe strikes,...


A Roadmap to Green Supply Chains: Using Supply Chain Archaeology and Big Data Analytics

by Kevin L. Lyons

This book shows the relationship between the sustainability movement and supply chains. It provides a guide for supply chain professionals, as well as government officials, corporate executives, and institutional...


Crime, Violence, and Global Warming

by John P. Crank & Linda S. Jacoby

Crime, Violence, and Global Warming introduces the many connections between climate change and criminal activity. Conflict over natural resources can escalate to state and non-state actors, resulting in wars,...


Interlaw Book on Renewables Energies

by Guy Block

The Interlaw book on Renewable Energy is a comprehensive overview of renewable energy policies and developments in the major countries active in the field. It addresses, in a practical and legal perspective,...


Wetlands

by William J. Mitsch & James G. Gosselink

The single most important book on wetlands, newly expanded and updated

Wetlands is the definitive guide to this fragile ecosystem, providing the most comprehensive coverage and in-depth information available...


Heads above Water

by Robert L. Gulley & Andrew Sansom

Since the 1950s, competing interests for use of Edwards Aquifer resources—the primary source of water for more than two million people in south central Texas—were at war. They had tried many times to resolve...


Intellectual Property and Genetically Modified Organisms: A Convergence in Laws

by Charles Lawson & Berris Charnley

Taking a global viewpoint, this volume addresses issues arising from recent developments in the enduring and topical debates over Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and their relationship to Intellectual...


Governance of the Illegal Trade in E-Waste and Tropical Timber: Case Studies on Transnational Environmental Crime

by Lieselot Bisschop

This book responds to the call for more research on transnational environmental crime and its governance by investigating the illegal trade in electronic waste (e-waste) and tropical timber, major forms of transnational...


Climate Change and Forest Governance: Lessons from Indonesia

by Simon Butt, Rosemary Lyster & Tim Stephens

Deforestation in tropical rainforest countries is one of the largest contributors to human-induced climate change. Deforestation, especially in the tropics, contributes around 20 per cent of annual global greenhouse...


Entropy Theory in Hydrologic Science and Engineering

by Vijay Singh

A THOROUGH INTRODUCTION TO ENTROPY THEORY AND ITS APPLICATIONS IN HYDROLOGIC SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING This comprehensive volume addresses basic concepts of entropy theory from a hydrologic engineering perspective....


Groundwater Vulnerability: Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

by Vyacheslav Shestopalov, Boris Faybishenko & Thomas J. Nicholson

The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) disaster that occurred in Ukraine on April 26, 1986, was one of the most devastating in human history.  Using this as a case study, the AGU monograph Groundwater Vulnerability:...


Saving the St.Lawrence

by F. Pierre Gingras

The climate changes experts predict a drying of 20 to 30 % of the water available in the Great Lakes area in the next century, a forecast already in progress. Environment Canada predicts a 24% flow decreasing....


Earth Jurisprudence: Private Property and the Environment

by Peter D. Burdon

The idea of human dominion over nature has become entrenched by the dominant rights-based interpretation of private property. Accordingly, nature is not attributed any inherent value and becomes merely the matter...


Japan's International Fisheries Policy: Law, Diplomacy and Politics Governing Resource Security

by Roger D. Smith

Few nations rely upon the ocean as much as Japan for livelihood, culture and transport. The seas have long played a vital role for the Japanese, helping to support the economic and social life of a nation that...


Water Management in the Yellow River Basin of China

by Charles Greer

Throughout history the Yellow River, or Huang Ho, has repeatedly broken through its levees to rampage over the densely populated North China Plain. In spite of its importance as the major river of China, little...


The EU, the US and Global Climate Governance

by Christine Bakker & Francesco Francioni

This volume presents a critical analysis of transatlantic relations in the field of environmental governance and climate change. Drawing on research involving experts from leading universities and institutes,...


Trade, Food Security, and Human Rights: The Rules for International Trade in Agricultural Products and the Evolving World Food Crisis

by Ying Chen

The author argues here that there is no absolute food shortage and that distorted agricultural trade which undermines world food distribution is a vital and overlooked factor. The book looks at EU and US agricultural...