Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Environmental Sciences Books

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 375 new and published books in the subject of Environmental Sciences — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 2

  1. U.S. Energy Policies (Routledge Revivals)

    An Agenda for Research

    By Resources For The Future Ltd

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    U.S. Energy Policies, first published in 1968, aims to assemble and describe within an overall framework the energy policy questions that RRF believed would profit from study and analysis. This study covers the past performance and trends in the energy industries, the nature of existing industries...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Energy and Environmental Engineering

    Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Energy and Environmental Engineering (ICEEE 2014), September 21-22, 2014, Hong Kong

    Edited by Yijin Wu

    Series: Communications in Environmental Science

    The 2014 International Conference on Energy and Environmental Engineering (ICEEE 2014) was held September 21-22, 2014 in Hong Kong. This proceedings volume assembles papers from various professionals, leading researchers, engineers, scientists and students and presents innovative ideas and research...

    Published February 4th 2015 by CRC Press

  3. Environment, Energy and Applied Technology

    Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Frontier of Energy and Environment Engineering (ICFEEE 2014), Taiwan, December 6-7, 2014

    Edited by Wen-Pei Sung, Jimmy C.M. Kao

    This proceedings volume brings together selected peer-reviewed papers presented at the 2014 International Conference on Frontier of Energy and Environment Engineering. Topics covered include energy efficiency and energy management, energy exploration and exploitation, power generation technologies,...

    Published January 29th 2015 by CRC Press

  4. Designing Renewable Energy Systems

    A Life Cycle Assessment Approach

    By Leda Gerber

    The book discusses a multi-objective optimization approach in LCA that allows the flexible construction of comprehensive Pareto fronts to help understand the weightings and relative importance of its elements. The methodology is applied to the pertinent topics of thermochemical wood conversion,...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by EPFL Press

  5. Reconstructing Sustainability Science

    Knowledge and action for a sustainable future

    By Thaddeus R. Miller

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    The growing urgency, complexity and "wickedness" of sustainability problems—from climate change and biodiversity loss to ecosystem degradation and persistent poverty and inequality—present fundamental challenges to scientific knowledge production and its use. While there is little doubt that...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Ecocultures

    Blueprints for Sustainable Communities

    Edited by Steffen Böhm, Zareen Pervez Bharucha, Jules Pretty

    The world faces a ‘perfect storm’ of social and ecological stresses, including climate change, habitat loss, resource degradation and social, economic and cultural change. In order to cope with these, communities are struggling to transition to sustainable ways of living that improve well-being and...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Process Modelling and Simulation in Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering

    By Ashok Kumar Verma

    The use of simulation plays a vital part in developing an integrated approach to process design. By helping save time and money before the actual trial of a concept, this practice can assist with troubleshooting, design, control, revamping, and more. Process Modelling and Simulation in Chemical,...

    Published October 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Water Scarcity, Livelihoods and Food Security

    Research and Innovation for Development

    Edited by Larry W. Harrington, Myles J. Fisher

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    This volume reviews the evolution of ten years’ learning and discovery about water scarcity, livelihoods, and food security within the CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food. It draws on the experiences of over 100 projects conducted in ten river basins in the developing world. ...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Routledge

  9. An Introduction to the Green Economy

    Science, Systems and Sustainability

    By Adrian C. Newton, Elena Cantarello

    The green economy is widely seen as a potential solution to current global economic and environmental crises, and a potential mechanism by which sustainable development might be achieved in practice. Considerable investments are now being made into the development of green technology, renewable...

    Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Land - Volume I

    Edited by Yeqiao Wang

    With unprecedented attention on global change, the current debate revolves around the availability and sustainability of natural resources and how to achieve equilibrium between what society demands from natural environments and what the natural resource base can provide. A full understanding of...

    Published July 23rd 2014 by CRC Press