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  1. A Novel Green Treatment for Textiles

    Plasma Treatment as a Sustainable Technology

    By Chi-wai Kan

    Series: Sustainability

    Industries worldwide have been impacted by environmental regulations, economics, and ultimately consumers, which has led to more thought about the development of sustainable products. The textile industry is no exception. The preparation, dyeing, and finishing of textile fibres requires large...

    Published September 1st 2014 by CRC Press

  2. 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 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Our Energy Future

    Socioeconomic Implications and Policy Options for Rural America

    Edited by Don E. Albrecht

    Series: Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

    Rapid changes in energy production and consumption are having major socioeconomic implications for the communities of rural America. Technological developments in horizontal drilling, hydraulic fracturing (fracking) nuclear energy, biofuels, wind and solar energy have significantly increased...

    Published June 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Nanotechnology for Sustainable Manufacturing

    Edited by David Rickerby

    Nanotechnology has the potential to play an important role in increasing the sustainability of a wide range of industrial sectors. Nanomaterials could contribute to more sustainable manufacturing through cleaner, less wasteful production processes and can substitute conventional materials, leading...

    Published June 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. The Green Computing Book

    Tackling Energy Efficiency at Large Scale

    Edited by Wu-chun Feng

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Computational Science

    State-of-the-Art Approaches to Advance the Large-Scale Green Computing Movement Edited by one of the founders and lead investigator of the Green500 list, The Green Computing Book: Tackling Energy Efficiency at Large Scale explores seminal research in large-scale green computing. It begins with...

    Published June 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Roadmap to Greener Computing

    By Raoul-Abelin Choumin Nguemaleu, Lionel Montheu

    As computers become faster, use more energy, and older models become obsolete more quickly, the question is often asked: What can the engineering and computer science community do to make computing greener? Roadmap to Greener Computing defines the challenges involved in making computing more...

    Published May 8th 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  7. Managing Forests as Complex Adaptive Systems

    Building Resilience to the Challenge of Global Change

    Edited by Christian Messier, Klaus J. Puettmann, K. David Coates

    This book links the emerging concepts of complexity, complex adaptive systems (CAS) and resilience to forest ecology and management. It explores how these concepts can be applied in various forest biomes of the world with their different ecological, economic and social settings, and histories....

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Sustainable Energy Solutions in Agriculture

    Edited by Jochen Bundschuh, Guangnan Chen

    Series: Sustainable Energy Developments

    Sustainability in agriculture and associated primary industries, which are both energy-intensive, is crucial for the development of any country. Increasing scarcity and resulting high fossil fuel prices combined with the need to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, make the improvement of...

    Published March 6th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Green Carbon Materials

    Advances and Applications

    Edited by Thomas E. Rufford, John Zhu, Denisa Hulicova-Jurcakova

    Agricultural and food industry waste materials have been an important feedstock for activated carbon production for many years. In the development of cleaner energy production and utilization processes, new advanced carbon materials with enhanced properties have been studied. Techniques to tailor...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Pan Stanford

  10. Advanced Oxidation Technologies

    Sustainable Solutions for Environmental Treatments

    Edited by Marta I. Litter, Roberto J. Candal, J. Martin Meichtry

    Series: Sustainable Energy Developments

    Advanced Oxidation Technologies (AOTs) or Processes (AOPs) are relatively new and innovative technologies to remove harmful and toxic pollutants. The most important processes among them are those using light, such as UVC/H2O2, photo-Fenton and heterogeneous photocatalysis with TiO2. These...

    Published March 2nd 2014 by CRC Press