By Lewis A. Owen
An advent to worldwide Environmental concerns is a vital creation to the present country of medical wisdom of environmental structures and strategies. As theories and learn at the international surroundings turn into more and more subtle, the reasons, results and such a lot particularly the ideas to environmental difficulties are being studied in an more and more interdisciplinary demeanour. This booklet integrates the cultural, fiscal and political dimensions of the dialogue, providing modern case experiences drawn from worldwide, and provides state of the art learn on particular difficulties. This revised and up-to-date moment variation gains insurance of worldwide atmospheric switch, acid rain, common risks, and the human impression at the earth's floor. wonderful figures and colour pictures increase the presentation, and an entire word list and synopses of seminal occasions and guides were additional.
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11 Assessment of management alternatives to the remediation of contaminated ground waters. 12 US Environmental Protection Agency list of priority pollutants. 13 Ten objectives set by the Mediterranean Action Plan in 1985 for 1995. 1 Military and education expenditures in selected countries. 2 Typical yields of (A) actinides, and (B) nuclear fission products. 1 (A) Commercial energy production 1991. (B) Energy consumption 1991. (C) Reserves and resources of commercial energy 1990. 2 Emissions associated with production/saving of 1,000 MW of electricity.
3 Radon. 4 US nuclear waste. 5 US nuclear accidents. 1 Clean coal technologies. 2 Producing hydrogen energy. 3 Converting sunlight energy. 4 Geothermal technologies. 5 Types of liquid bio-fuel. 6 Energy balance and CO2 balance of bio-fuels. 7 EC carbon or carbon/energy tax. 8 Bio-fuels and motor transport emissions. 9 Global energy scenarios. 1 Common infectious diseases in developing countries. 1 Contaminants. 2 Contaminated soil clean-up technologies. 1 Recommendations of the Stockholm Initiative on Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development (SEED), November 1991.
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