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  • Clean Technology and the Environment

    This important book describes the concept of 'clean technology' as an approach for protecting the environment by preventing the pollution at source, minimising waste and reducing energy use. General chapters on the economics, and research and management implications of a 'clean technology' approach are followed by detailed coverage of ...

  • Clean Technology 2008: CD-ROM

    These proceedings from the 2008 CTSI conference provide the most prestigious forum in the world for leading clean tech scientists. The papers from the conference have been compiled into one easy-to-use CD-ROM to create the most authoritative and comprehensive compendium available across all of clean technology. The CD covers bioenergy fuels, ...

  • Open For Business: Entrepreneurs, Clean Energy and Sustainable Development

    Over the past decade, much has been learned about sustainable development, including the essential role that energy plays. As experience with many clean energy technologies increases, so does technical progress, which has dramatically lowered the cost of energy from sources such as biomass technologies and wind energy. The focus has now shifted ...

  • Sustainability in Energy and Buildings

    This volume represents the proceedings of the First International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings, SEB’09, held in the City of Brighton and Hove in the United Kingdom, organized by KES International with the assistance of the World Renewable Energy Congress / Network, and hosted by the University of Brighton. KES International ...

  • Wastewater Treatment: Advanced Processes and Technologies

     Features Covers emerging applications of nanotechnology for wastewater treatment Includes integrated cost-based design methodologies Focuses on the design of main treatment units Includes auxiliary units such as primary settler, final settler, sludge digester, and thickener Provides tables, equations, figures, and graphs Includes case studies and ...

  • Scientific and Technological Achievements Related to the Development of European Cities

    What will the city of the future look like? Advanced research and international cooperation, as presented here, have analyzed the problems (urban air and water pollution, waste treatment, illumination) and are offering new ways to solve them. The city in general can be considered on the basis of two models - Sociopolis vs. Technopolis - and ...

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    M62 Membrane Applications for Water Reuse

    Reverse osmosis (RO) membranes have been used in water reuse since the 1960s, however; the use of membranes in full-scale reuse applications has changed dramatically. The goal for membrane facilities in water reuse applications is finding the balance between cleaning frequency and chemical and energy costs.This manual presents a comprehensive ...

  • Next Generation Hydrogen Production

    Given the pricing volatility of petroleum-based fuels, geopolitical instability influencing their supply and public awareness of their effect on the environment, investors are increasingly supporting clean energy sources. Hydrogen's minimal impact on the environment makes it an excellent potential source for mobile, distributed and even ...

  • 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 ...

  • Fundamentals of Wastewater Treatment and Engineering

    Explores the fundamental concepts of sustainable wastewater treatment Uses the concept of mass balance to develop models applicable to various unit processes Examines energy production from wastewater treatment with calculations Addresses U.S. EPA and international standards Covers recent advances in nutrient removal concepts and technologies ...

  • Membrane Based Desalination: An Integrated Approach

    Reverse Osmosis is the dominant technology in water desalination. However, some critical issues remain open: improvement of water quality, enhancement of the recovery factor, reduction of the unit water cost, minimizing the brine disposal impact. This book aims to solve these problems with an innovative approach based on the integration of ...

  • Metals and Related Substances in Drinking Water

    Part of Metals and Related Substances in Drinking Water Set - buy all five books together to save over 30%!  Metals and Related Substances in Drinking Water comprises the proceedings of COST Action 637 – METEAU, held in Kristianstad, Sweden, October 13-15, 2010 This book collates the understanding of the various factors which control metals and ...

  • Sustainable Resource Use and Economic Dynamics

    Thirty years after the publication of the famous symposium issue of the Review of Economic Studies, which started the neoclassical literature on growth theory and resource economics, this volume seeks to reinforce research efforts in order to provide adequate solutions for today’s challenges in the field of sustainable development. It compiles ...

  • The Earth Policy Reader

    If we have learned anything over the past year, it is that accounting systems that do not tell the truth can be costly. Faulty accounting systems have driven some of the world's largest corporations into bankruptcy, costing millions of people their lifetime savings, retirement income, and jobs.In The Earth Policy Reader, coauthored with Janet ...

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