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  1. Rural

    By Michael Woods

    Series: Key Ideas in Geography

    The division of ‘rural’ and ‘urban’ is one of the oldest ideas in Geography and is deeply engrained in our culture. Throughout history, the rural has been attributed with many meanings: as a source of food and energy; as a pristine wilderness, or as a bucolic idyll; as a playground, or a place of...

    Published October 6th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Putting a Price on Carbon in South Africa and Other Developing Countries

    Edited by Harald Winkler, Marquard Andrew

    Series: Climate Policy Series

    How should we be putting a price on carbon, particularly in developing countries? This volume takes up this contested issue and examines how different economic instruments might apply in developing countries, with a special focus on South Africa. The papers included address a variety of themes in...

    Published October 5th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Uncertainty in Policy Making

    Values and Evidence in Complex Decisions

    By Michael Heazle

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    Uncertainty in Policy Making explores how uncertainty is interpreted and used by policy makers, experts and politicians. It argues that conventional notions of rational, evidence-based policy making - hailed by governments and organisations across the world as the only way to make good policy - is...

    Published September 17th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Harnessing Renewable Energy in Electric Power Systems

    Theory, Practice, Policy

    Edited by Boaz Moselle, Jorge Padilla, Richard Schmalensee

    Reflecting its reliance on fossil fuels, the electric power industry produces the majority of the world's greenhouse gas emissions. The need for a revolution in the industry becomes further apparent given that 'decarbonization' means an increasing electrification of other sectors of the economy?in...

    Published September 8th 2010 by RFF Press

  5. Personal Carbon Trading

    Edited by Yael Parag, Tina Fawcett

    Series: Climate Policy Series

    Personal carbon trading is rapidly moving up the political agenda as recognition grows of its potential to address urgent issues of climate change and natural resource use. Under personal carbon trading schemes a carbon allowance would be allocated to each individual, to be used and traded in the...

    Published September 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  6. Spellman's Standard Handbook for Wastewater Operators

    Volume III, Advanced Level, Second Edition

    By Frank R. Spellman

    Compact and practical, Spellman's Standard Handbook for Wastewater Operators: Volume III, Advanced Level, Second Edition rounds out the revision of this three-volume set. Together, these three volumes prepare operators to obtain licensure and operate wastewater treatment plants properly. This...

    Published August 30th 2010 by CRC Press

  7. Spellman's Standard Handbook for Wastewater Operators

    Volume II, Intermediate Level, Second Edition

    By Frank R. Spellman

    Up to date and current with the latest technology, Spellman's Standard Handbook for Wastewater Operators: Volume II, Intermediate Level, Second Edition provides a study guide and resource in a compact format. This second of three volumes contains a compilation of wastewater treatment information,...

    Published August 30th 2010 by CRC Press

  8. Spellman's Standard Handbook for Wastewater Operators, Second Edition (3 Volume Set)

    By Frank R. Spellman

    Hailed on first publication as a straightforward, practical, and to-the-point account of wastewater principles, practices, and operations for general readers, students, and wastewater operators in training and for all levels of operators at any level of licensure, Spellman’s Standard Handbook for...

    Published August 30th 2010 by CRC Press

  9. Spellman's Standard Handbook for Wastewater Operators

    Volume I, Fundamental Level, Second Edition

    By Frank R. Spellman

    Retaining the same successful and proven format used in the bestselling first edition, Spellman’s Standard Handbook for Wastewater Operators: Volume I, Fundamental Level, Second Edition contains the necessary information to successfully study for and pass currently administered certification...

    Published August 30th 2010 by CRC Press

  10. The Meat Crisis

    Developing More Sustainable Production and Consumption

    Edited by Joyce D'Silva, John Webster

    Meat and dairy production and consumption are in crisis. Globally sixty billion farm animals are used for food production every year. It is well accepted that methane emissions from cattle and other livestock are major contributors to greenhouse gas levels and to climate change. The Food and...

    Published August 25th 2010 by Routledge