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Performance-Based Contracts (PBC) for Improving Utilities Efficiency

by Jan Janssens, Didier Carron, Philippe Marin & Philip Giantris et al.

Scientific and Technical Report No. 24 Performance-Based Contracts (PBC) for Improving Utilities Efficiency: Experiences and Perspectives is a compendium of articles written by members of the PBC taskforce....


Handbook on Household Hazardous Waste

by Amy D. Cabaniss

Household hazardous waste (HHW) is a topic that affects every individual and community given the nearly universal use, storage, and disposal of chemical consumer products. Yet many communities lack the basic...


Cell and Molecular Biology for Environmental Engineers

by Ryan Rogers

Understanding the molecular underpinnings of life is a task requiring insight from multiple disciplines. In that likeness, biologists have moved toward a systemic approach drawing from the expertise of computational...


Greenhouse Gas Emission and Mitigation in Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants

by Xinmin Zhan, Zhenhu Hu & Guangxue Wu

Advanced wastewater treatment processes and novel technologies are adopted to improve nutrient removal from wastewater so as to meet stringent discharge standards. Municipal wastewater treatment plants are one...


Me and the Biospheres: A Memoir by the Inventor of Biosphere 2

by John Allen

2009 Winner of the Benjamin Franklin Award for Best Biography/Memoir, Me and the Biospheres is the definitive autobiography of John P. Allen, inventor of the largest laboratory for global ecology ever built...


Polyurethane Immobilization of Cells and Biomolecules

by T. Thomson

This book provides a comprehensive review of the chemistry and research illustrating the benefits of polyurethane for immobilizing cells, with dozens of case studies in medical devices and environmental engineering....


Low Carbon Energy Transitions

by Kathleen Araujo

The world is at a pivotal crossroad in energy choices. There is a strong sense that our use of energy must be more sustainable. Moreover, many also broadly agree that a way must be found to rely increasingly...


Literature and sustainability

by Adeline Johns-Putra, John Parnham & Louise Squire

How might literary scholarship engage with the sustainability debate? Aimed at research scholars and advanced students in literary and environmental studies, this collection brings together twelve essays by...


Technological Forms and Ecological Communication

by Piyush Mathur

Investigating the phenomena of technology, science, technique, and mass communication, Piyush Mathur contends that the enterprise of science communication may be misleading vis-à-vis technology—if in part...


Harvesting Solar, Wind and Tidal Power - Environment for Kids | Children's Earth Sciences Books

by Baby Professor

Did you know that the environment is an excellent source of natural, renewable power? With the right tools, you can harvest energy from the sun, wind and tides. This book will explore the wonderful world of...


Physics and the Environment

by Kyle Forinash

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...


Science of Seeing

by Adelheid Fischer

Welcome to the first in a series of books that showcases writings from Zygote Quarterly magazine. The Science of Seeing collects firsthand reports from the field by ZQ columnist Adelheid Fischer. Whether tromping...


Innovative Wastewater Treatment & Resource Recovery Technologies: Impacts on Energy, Economy and Environment

by Juan M. Lema & Sonia Suarez Martinez

This book introduces the 3R concept applied to wastewater treatment and resource recovery under a double perspective. Firstly, it deals with innovative technologies leading to: Reducing energy requirements,...


OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Korea 2017

by Collectif

OECD Environmental Performance Reviews provide independent assessments of countries’ progress towards their environmental policy objectives. Reviews promote peer learning, enhance government accountability,...


Hydrology

by M. Robinson & R. C. Ward

The book comprises nine chapters, with seven core chapters dealing in detail with the basic principles and processes of the main hydrological components of the water cycle: precipitation, interception, evaporation,...


3rd Grade Science: Life Sciences in Eco Systems | Textbook Edition

by Baby Professor

What is an ecosystem, and why is it important that it be balanced? Open this educational book to find out! Your child will love to learn using this book because it presents information in a direct but fun manner....


Shrinking the Technosphere

by Dmitry Orlov

The harmful side of even relatively benign technology is plain to see, but is hardly ever discussed. This book is critical of many aspects of technology, but it intends to evaluate each aspect of technology...


A House in the Sun

OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: France 2016

by Collectif

OECD Environmental Performance Reviews provide independent assessments of countries’ progress towards their environmental policy objectives. Reviews promote peer learning, enhance government accountability,...


Extended Producer Responsibility

by Collectif

This report updates the 2001 Guidance Manual for Governments on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), which provided a broad overview of the key issues, general considerations, and the potential benefits and...