Emissions Control Books

  • Greenhouse Gas Emission and Mitigation in Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants

    The wide adoption of wastewater treatment processes and use of novel technologies for improvement of nitrogen and phosphorus removals from wastewater have been introduced to meet stringent discharge standards. Municipal wastewater treatment plants (MWWTPs) are one of major contributors to the increase in the global GHG emissions and therefore it ...

  • World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse

    We are facing issues of near-overwhelming complexity and unprecedented urgency. Our challenge is to think globally and develop policies to counteract environmental decline and economic collapse. The question is: Can we change direction before we go over the edge?Lester Brown looks at our economic future through an environmental lens to develop a ...

  • Air Quality in Urban Environments

    Urban air quality is a topic which remains high on the scientific and political agenda. Concentrations of most air pollutants are higher in urban areas than in the surrounding rural regions, and given the high population densities, it is within urban areas that the majority of the population receive their air pollutant exposure. Despite the ...

  • The Natural Fix ? The Role of Ecosystems in Climate Mitigation

    Large cuts in emissions of greenhouse gases are needed if we are to avoid the worst effects of global climate change. This Rapid Assessment Report describes the vital contributions which ecosystems can and must make to improve these efforts. It presents carbon capture and storage through a Green Economy lens, outlining the potential in terms of ...

  • Cement Technology Roadmap 2009 : Carbon emissions reductions up to 2050

    Cement Technology Roadmap: Carbon emissions reductions up to 2050” calls for strong national policies to activate known CO 2 mitigation actions that the cement industry can take now to reduce its emissions. It also issues a call to action to develop commercially-viable carbon capture and storage technologies as a method for further reducing global ...

  • The GHG Protocol for Project Accounting

    A protocol for quantifying and reporting the greenhouse gas (GHG) emission benefits of climate change mitigation projects (GHG projects) was launched by the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development ...

  • Control of Odors & Emissions from Wastewater Treatment Plants - MOP 25

    The principal reference of contemporary practice for managing air emissions from wastewater systems. MOP 25 combines updated materials from two former WEF Publications - Odor Control in Wastewater Treatment Plants and Toxic Air Emissions from Wastewater Treatment Facilities into a comprehensive format. Public awareness of odors and air pollutants ...

  • Climate Change 2001: Mitigation - Contribution of Working Group III to the Third Assessment Report of IPCC

    This report assesses all available information on the science of climate change, in particular that arising from human activities. In performing its assessments the WGIII is concerned with the scientific, technical, environmental, and economic and social aspects of mitigation of climate change.Key features:Makes clear there are strong ...

  • Environmental Technology Handbook: 2nd Edition

    This is a comprehensive textbook for energy and environment covering history, sources, movement, control of anthropogenic emissions, toxicology and regulations. The new and updated edition of the Environmental Technology Handbook explains clearly with well-defined terms the present relationship between energy generation from all sources and its ...

  • Climate Change Mitigation by Forestry: A Review of International Initiatives

    This is a masterly review of the state of play with initiatives to mitigate the effects of greenhouse gas emissions through forestry. The authors have been keen observers, and sometimes players themselves, in the forests and climate change debate. Focusing on case studies and issues of particular interest, they present a much-needed ...

  • Energy 2050: Risky Business

    This scenario document looks at how business needs to learn to mitigate risk now that corporate leaders must wear the different hats required by sustainability.Life is very different in this new world of connected risks. In the past, there might have been a few hundred plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit. But now, where could one possibly go to ...

  • Air Emissions, Baselines, and Environmental Auditing

    A step-by-step guide to help businesses and government agencies conduct extensive audits and assessments of their air emissions, as required by 1990 amendments to the US Clean Air Act. Summarizes the Act's requirements for quality assurance, monitoring, establishing a baseline for air quality, reducing ozone-depleting chemicals, and other ...

  • Innovations and the Environment

    There are various technologies which enable organizations to achieve large reductions in their emissions by employing resource saving, using new resources or following pollution controls. Companies which undertake environmental innovations and adaptations can reduce their emissions down to levels that do not preclude sustainable environmental ...

  • Effective Control of Fugitive Emissions

    With the EPA continually pressuring the industry to reduce emissions, control of fugitives is increasingly important to your overall emissions ...

  • EPA Increases Ammonia Emissions Control

    Concern about ammonia emissions in the air and the water continues to grow,both officially and ...

  • Environmental Policy and Market Structure

    One of the central tenets of this book is that governmental policies must be designed to take into account market characteristics and environmental phenomena - simultaneously. This volume contains a new research effort of the 'Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei' and explores the theoretical underpinnings of environmental policy in a sub-optimal ...

  • Protecting the Ozone Layer

    Protecting the Ozone Layer: Lessons, Models, and Prospects Since the mid-1980s, the international community has adopted several significant instruments designed to reverse the degradation of the life support systems of the planet. None of these international agreements have been as successful as the 1987 Montreal Protocol in creating the ...

  • Environmental Aspects of Trace Elements in Coal

    The trace elements in coal play an important role in its mining, treatment and usage. This book is a unique blend of relevant information on the 24 trace elements of environmental interest. Major emphasis is on background matters (content, geology, modes of occurrence) and to practical aspects (beneficiation, combustion, effects in emission ...

  • The Coupling of Climate and Economic Dynamics

    Climate and economies have interdependent dynamics. Even though the pace of climate change is probably much slower than the speed of adjustment of the world economies, the global climate change impact of economic development and growth has to be controlled and taken into account in the policy assessment process. Integrated assessment models are ...

  • EPA Increases Ammonia Emissions Control

    Concern about ammonia emissions in the air and the water continues to grow,both officially and ...

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