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  1. Bioenergy Production by Anaerobic Digestion

    Using Agricultural Biomass and Organic Wastes

    Edited by Nicholas Korres, Padraig O'Kiely, John A.H. Benzie, Jonathan S. West

    Interest in anaerobic digestion (AD), the process of energy production through the production of biogas, has increased rapidly in recent years. Agricultural and other organic waste are important substrates that can be treated by AD. This book is one of the first to provide a broad...

    Published August 26th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Land Change Science, Political Ecology, and Sustainability

    Synergies and divergences

    Edited by Christian Brannstrom, Jacqueline M. Vadjunec

    Recent claims regarding convergence and divergence between land change science and political ecology as approaches to the study of human-environment relationships and sustainability science are examined and analyzed in this innovative volume. Comprised of 11 commissioned...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Quantitative Techniques in Participatory Forest Management

    Edited by Eugenio Martinez-Falero, Susana Martin-Fernandez, Antonio D. Garcia-Abril

    Forest management has evolved from a mercantilist view to a multi-functional one that integrates economic, social, and ecological aspects. However, the issue of sustainability is not yet resolved. Quantitative Techniques in Participatory Forest Management brings together global research in three...

    Published August 21st 2013 by CRC Press

  4. Resource Efficiency Complexity and the Commons

    The Paracommons and Paradoxes of Natural Resource Losses, Wastes and Wastages

    By Bruce Lankford

    The efficient use of natural resources is key to a sustainable economy, and yet the complexities of the physical aspects of resource efficiency are poorly understood. In this challenging book, the author proposes a major advance in our understanding of this topic by analysing resource efficiency...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Effective Risk Communication

    Edited by Joseph Arvai, Louie Rivers III

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    There are two questions often asked of risk communication: what has been learned from past work, and what is needed to push the field forward? Drawing on the experience of leading risk researchers and practitioners, Effective Risk Communication focuses on answering these questions. The book draws...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Exploring Climate Change through Science and in Society

    An anthology of Mike Hulme's essays, interviews and speeches

    By Mike Hulme

    Mike Hulme has been studying climate change for over thirty years and is today one of the most distinctive and recognisable voices speaking internationally about climate change in the academy, in public and in the media. The argument that he has made powerfully over the last few years is that...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Environmental Chemistry in Society, Second Edition

    By James M. Beard

    Everyone can benefit from having some understanding of environmental science and the chemistry underlying issues such as global warming, ozone depletion, energy sources, air pollution, water pollution, and waste disposal. Environmental Chemistry in Society, Second Edition presents environmental...

    Published June 19th 2013 by CRC Press

  8. Redeeming REDD

    Policies, Incentives and Social Feasibility for Avoided Deforestation

    By Michael I. Brown

    It is now well accepted that deforestation is a key source of greenhouse gas emissions and of climate change, with forests representing major sinks for carbon. As a result, public and private initiatives for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) have been widely...

    Published June 19th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Hazardous Materials Chemistry for Emergency Responders, Third Edition

    By Robert Burke

    The third edition of a bestseller, Hazardous Materials Chemistry for Emergency Responders continues to provide the fundamentals of "street chemistry" required by emergency response personnel. Emergency response and hazmat expert Robert Burke takes the basics of chemistry appropriate for response...

    Published June 16th 2013 by CRC Press

  10. Emerging Technologies

    Socio-Behavioral Life Cycle Approaches

    Edited by Nora Savage, Michael E. Gorman, Anita Street

    Traditional Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) methodologies affect the public health and environmental impacts from a material, product, process or activity. The authors of this book suggest that a more holistic approach that incorporates societal and behavioral dimensions will create better results. They...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Pan Stanford

Forthcoming Books

  1. Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development
    Edited by Yijin Wu
    To Be Published December 31st 2014
  2. Ecological, Environmental Science and Technology
    Edited by Yijin Wu
    To Be Published December 31st 2014
  3. Water and Environmental Sciences
    Edited by Yijin Wu
    To Be Published December 31st 2014
  4. Environment, Energy and Applied Technology
    Edited by Wen-Pei Sung, Jimmy C.M. Kao
    To Be Published January 13th 2015
  5. Designing Renewable Energy Systems: A Life Cycle Assessment Approach
    By Leda Gerber
    To Be Published January 14th 2015

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