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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...

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...

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...


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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Remote Detection and Maritime Pollution

by Stephane Le Floch & Frederic Muttin

The detection of marine pollution requires a scientific and operational response to identify contaminants, chemicals and hydrocarbons, and to support contrasting observations. Remote Detection and Maritime Pollution...

Ice Adhesion

by K. L. Mittal & Chang-Hwan Choi

The book containing 18 chapters is divided into three parts: Part 1: Fundamentals of Ice Formation and Ice Characteristics; Part 2: Ice Adhesion and Its Measurement; and Part 3: Methods to Mitigate Ice Adhesion....

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...

Circular Economy

by Karen Delchet-Cochet

This book is aimed at companies, researchers, consultants, consumers, students and any interested public interested in the subject, the reflections and practices of the circular economy. As part of the draft...

Sustainable Development and Energy Transition in Europe and Asia

by Bernadette Andreosso-O'Callaghan, Sam Dzever, Jacques Jaussaud & Robert Taylor

Asian and European countries have adopted different approaches to the conflicting priorities of economic growth and low carbon emissions. In this volume ? based on the revised versions of papers presented at...

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...

Nuclear Accidents

by Jean-Claude Amiard

Detailing the estimation and perception of nuclear risk, this book follows military and civilian nuclear accidents, plus the systems put in place by national and international authorities for recording and analyzing...

Fundamentals of Site Remediation

by John Pichtel

This new edition discusses chemical and engineering principles as they apply to the cleanup and removal of hazardous chemicals from soil and groundwater. There is emphasis on environmental chemistry, soil science,...

Practical Wastewater Treatment

by David L. Russell

The updated and expanded guide for handling industrial wastes and designing a wastewater treatment plant

The revised and updated second edition of Practical Wastewater Treatment provides a hands-on guide to...

Green Analytical Chemistry

by Mihkel Koel & Mihkel Kaljurand

Chemical analysis requires solvents, reagents and energy and generates waste. The main goal of green analytical chemistry is to avoid or reduce the undesirable environmental side effects of chemical analysis,...