clean-tech investment Books

  • The Clean Development Mechanism

    The CDM engages the signatory countries of the Kyoto Protocol to offset their own GHG emissions by investing in low GHG emitting projects in developing countries. This report outlines the WBCSD’s work on the CDM, highlighting a solar panel project in Brazil.The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) offers hope for tackling seemingly intractable ...

  • Global Trends in Sustainable Energy Investment Report (2008):

    This report presents the financial perspective, or ‘dollar view’, of the current state of play in sustainable energy development. The analysis in this report consists of actual data on the different types of capital fl ows and their movement over time, combined with analysis of regional and sectoral trends. This information is intended ...

  • Clean Development Mechanism, (The). Implications for energy and sustainable agriculture and rural development projects (En)

    Series: Environment and Natural Resources SeriesThe international community is increasingly aware of the dangers of climate change and is steadily advancing towards the design of mechanisms to mitigate its adverse impacts and adapt to its consequences. The creation of the United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change and its Kyoto ...

  • India Water Markets: Opportunities for wastewater treatment in a tougher regulatory climate

    The new NDA government in India is set to put a stop to water pollution. From the clean-up of River Ganga and new regulations for wastewater discharge to tougher action on industrial polluters, there will be significant investment in the Indian municipal and industrial water markets.Advanced technologies, plant upgrades and new wastewater ...

  • Operating Large Scale Membrane Bioreactors for Municipal Wastewater Treatment

    During the last decade membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology has grown up to be state of the art in municipal wastewater treatment. Since 1999 the Erftverband has designed, tendered and commissioned three MBR for municipal wastewater treatment in Germany, with capacities from 3,000 to 45,000 m³/d. The Erftverband was one of the pioneers in the full ...

  • Disasters and Minewater

    Part of Groundwater Set - Buy all six books and save over 30% on buying separately!  Disasters and Minewater: Good Practice and Prevention draws together all of the major minewater catastrophes that have occurred over the last half century. It examines incidents to find useful and positive information of great value that could prevent future ...

  • Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Infrastructure Management

    According to a report released by the Water Infrastructure Network (WIN), over the next 20 years America´s water and wastewater systems will have to invest an additional $20 billion a year to replace aging and failing infrastructure in order to comply with the national environmental and public health priorities in the Clean Water Act and Safe ...

  • Environmental Change and Food Security in China

    With 22 percent of the world’s population but only 7 percent of its arable land, China’s food situation is a matter of global concern. This volume is the first to introduce comprehensively the threats to China’s system of food production, distribution, and consumption. It analyzes broad challenges of population growth, urbanization, and ...

  • Plan B: Rescuing a Planet Under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble

    We are creating a bubble economy an economy whose output is artificially inflated by drawing down the earth's natural capital.Each year the bubble grows larger as our demands on the earth expand. The challenge for our generation is to deflate the global economic bubble before it bursts.Throughout most of human history, we lived on the earth's ...

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