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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....


EAT UP

by Lauren Mandel

From roof to table – urban food has reached new heights.

Soaring prices and concerns about chemical-laden fruits and vegetables increasingly drive us to grow our own healthy food close to home. In cities,...


Me and the Biospheres

by John Allen

The life story of John P. Allen, inventor of the largest laboratory for global ecology ever built and one of the most luminous minds of our time. Contained within a magnificently designed air-tight glass-and-steel-framed...


Waste Treatment and Disposal

by Paul T. Williams

Following on from the successful first edition of Waste Treatment & Disposal, this second edition has been completely updated, and provides comprehensive coverage of waste process engineering and disposal...


Geomechanics in Co2 Storage Facilities

by Gilles Pijaudier-Cabot & Jean-Michel Pereira

CO2 capture and geological storage is seen as the most effective technology to rapidly reduce the emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. Up until now and before proceeding to an industrial development...


Eco-design of Marine Infrastructures

by Sylvain Pioch & Jean-Claude Souche

This book offers an insight into how to create aesthetically pleasing, environmentally integrated, multi-functional developments in the ocean or on the coastline.

Eco-design of Marine Infrastructures provides...


Ecological Modeling for Mitigating Environmental and Climate Shocks

by Hock Lye Koh & Su Yean Teh

Lakes, wetlands and coastal regions provide essential services critical to the survival of human, wildlife and, by and large, the ecosystems, which are constantly threatened by anthropogenic activities, environmental...


Radioactive Waste Management in the 21st Century

by William R Roy

The safe management of radioactive wastes is of paramount importance in gaining both governmental and societal support for nuclear energy. The scope of this new textbook is to provide a comprehensive perspective...


Sustainable Water Initiative for Tomorrow

by Frank R. Spellman

Sustainable Water Initiative for Tomorrow describes a forward-looking innovative solution to tackling various environmental issues related to water including dwindling ground water supplies and land subsidence....


Electricity: Humanity's Low-carbon Future - Safeguarding Our Ecological Niche

by Hans B (Teddy) Püttgen & Yves Bamberger

Climate change is no longer deniable. Neither is the fact that greenhouse gas emissions due to human activities need to be mitigated. The question is how to rapidly transit to an increasingly low-carbon world...


Climate Change: The Insights You Need from Harvard Business Review

by Harvard Business Review, Andrew Winston, Andrew McAfee & Dante Disparte et al.

Climate change is threatening our world. How are you responding?

Heat waves, flooding, extreme storms, harsh winters. The effects of climate change are only getting worse. How can you ensure your organization...


Systematic Methods of Water Quality Parameters Analysis

by G. Vanitha & V. Ramani Bai Gopinath

Water pollution is currently a crucial issue, as water resources are highly polluted and contaminated. Periodic analysis should be conducted to monitor the standard of water quality, in order to meet requirements...


Societal Responsibility of Artificial Intelligence

by Jerome Beranger

The digital world is characterized by its immediacy, its density of information and its omnipresence, in contrast to the concrete world. Significant changes will occur in our society as AI becomes integrated...


Reginald Sutcliffe and the Invention of Modern Weather Systems Science

by Jonathan E. Martin

Despite being perhaps the foremost British meteorologist of the twentieth century, Reginald Sutcliffe has been understudied and underappreciated. His impact continues to this day every time you check the weather...


Palisades

by Robert O. Binnewies

How the famous and not-so-famous like-minded citizens all gave their time, expertise, and money to build a park legacy of incomparable benefit

The Palisades park and historic site system in New York and New Jersey...


Taming the Four Horsemen

by Robin Hanbury-Tenison

As featured on ITV News and Radio 4's Today programme

'This book could not come at a more appropriate moment . . . Matchless man: hugely important book' Joanna Lumley

'A great champion of environmental activism...


Sustainable Resource Management

by Wenshan Guo, Huu Hao Ngo, Rao Y. Surampalli & Tian C. Zhang

Sustainable Resource Management

Learn how current technologies can be used to recover and reuse waste products to reduce environmental damage and pollution

In this two-volume set, Sustainable Resource Management:...


Biosurfactants for a Sustainable Future

by Hemen Sarma & Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad

Biosurfactants for a Sustainable Future

Explore the state-of-the-art in biosurfactant technology and its applications in environmental remediation, biomedicine, and biotechnology

Biosurfactants for a Sustainable...


Summary of How to Avoid a Climate Disaster

by Alexander Cooper

Summary of How to Avoid a Climate Disaster

There are two numbers you need to know when it comes to understanding climate change. The first is fifty billion-the number of greenhouse gasses we release into the...


Transcritical CO2 Heat Pump

by Xin-rong Zhang & Hiroshi Yamaguchi

A timely and comprehensive introduction to CO2 heat pump theory and usage

  • A comprehensive introduction of CO2 application in heat pump, authored by leading scientists in the field
  • CO2 is a hot topic due to...