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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,...


Earth Repair

by Leila Darwish

Resistance is fertile – bioremediation techniques to heal the earth.

Millions of acres of land have been contaminated by pesticides, improperly handled chemicals, dirty energy projects, toxic waste, and...


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...


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...


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....


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...


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...


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,...


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,...