Environmental Clean-up Books

  • Economics for Environmental Professionals

    Environmental professionals are often called upon to find solutions to environmental degradation problems or to lead the way in planning to prevent them. Because they come mainly from the environmental and science disciplines, most environmental professionals have limited training in the fundamentals of economics. This book is designed to provide ...

  • The Clean Water Act and the Constitution: Legal Structure and the Public’s Right to a Clean and Healthy Environment, 2nd Edition

    In this second edition of a landmark book, author Robin Kundis Craig explores the structural implications for water quality regulation when the primary federal statute for regulating water quality—the Clean Water Act—operates in a context complicated by a variety of constitutional requirements and dictates. After examining the ...

  • ASTM Standards on Assessment and Remediation of Petroleum Release Sites: 2nd Edition

    The newest edition of this popular ASTM publication offers the most up-to-date technical tools and guidance to address the complex problems associated with the corrective action process when there is a release of petroleum into the environment. It provides five of the latest ASTM standards to help you comply with federal and state environmental ...

  • The Rapid Assessment 3 title Set 2009 - Environmental Food Crisis, The Natural Fix, Climate in Peril.

    Save US$20.00 by purchasing these latest UNEP titles as a setThe Environmental Food Crisis : The Environment's Role in Averting Future Food CrisisA new rapid response assessment report released by UNEP warns that up to 25% of the world’s food production may become lost due to environmental breakdown by 2050 unless action is taken.The Natural Fix ? ...

  • Contemporary Issues in International Environmental Law

    The central aim of this insightful book is to illuminate how many concepts in international environmental law such as the precautionary principle and sustainable development are taken for granted. These problematic issues are very much still evolving and subject to heated debate between scholars as well as between states. The author explores these ...

  • The Environmental Food Crisis: The Environment"s Role in Averting Future Food Crises

    A new rapid response assessment report released by UNEP warns that up to 25% of the world's food production may become lost due to environmental breakdown by 2050 unless action is taken.The report provides the first summary by the UN of how climate change, water stress, invasive pests and land degradation may impact world food prices and life on ...

  • Greening Growth in Asia and the Pacific: Follow-up to the World Summit on Sustainable Development

    The book explains three basic principles of Greening growth: quality of economic growth, eco-efficiency of economic growth, and environmental sustainability vis-a-vis environmental performance: and four pillars of Green growth: eco-tax reform, sustainable infrastructure, the greening of business and sustainable consumption. It explores them as ...

  • ISO 14001 Gap Analysis Toolkit

    You will need to determine your position with regards to the environment and that position needs to be systematically analyzed. That is why the Gap Analysis is one of the most important steps in your ISO 14001 project: because it helps you determine your position and create a path forward. Our Environmental Gap Analysis Toolkit includes a group of ...

  • Introduction to Environmental Law: Cases & Materials on Water Pollution Control

    The study of water pollution control regulation is a study of statutes and their administration. This casebook explores water pollution and the federal statute chiefly designed to control it, the Clean Water Act, and examines how water pollution is addressed, first by the common law and then by statute. An introduction provides the student with an ...

  • Essential Environmental Studies

    Designed as a core textbook, this volume contains 50 chapters that provide comprehensive and up-to-date information in a simple and lucid form. Coverage includes natural resources (energy, land, forests, water, food), conservation, biodiversity, pollution (air, water, soil, etc.) pollution prevention and remediation, social implications of ...

  • Methods in Environmental Forensics

    While environmental catastrophes can be naturally occurring, often they are the result of criminal intent or malfeasance. Sorting out the details when the land itself is the only witness requires a special set of investigative skills. For accountability to be established, investigators must be able to answer these questions with a measure of ...

  • Global Environment Outlook 4 ( GEO 4 ) - French

    The fourth report in the Global Environment Outlook (GEO) series from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) provides a comprehensive, scientifically credible, policy-relevant and up-to-date assessment of, and outlook for, the state of the global environment. GEO-4 is published 20 years after the landmark World Commission on Sustainable ...

  • All that Glitters : A Review of Payments for Watershed services in Developing countries

    The groundbreaking ' Silver Bullet or Fools Gold ' (2002) reviewed the state of markets for environmental services worldwide and their likely impacts on the poor. Here we present a follow up review on payments for watershed services initiatives in developing countries.A growing international debate calls for downstream beneficiaries of wise ...

  • Environmental Forensics

    Environmental forensics' is a combination of analytical and environmental chemistry, which is useful in the court room context. It therefore involves field analytical studies and both data interpretation and modelling connected with the attribution of pollution events to their causes. Recent decades have seen a burgeoning of legislation designed ...

  • Global Environment Outlook 4 ( GEO 4 ) - Spanish

    The fourth report (Spanish) in the Global Environment Outlook (GEO) series from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) provides a comprehensive, scientifically credible, policy-relevant and up-to-date assessment of, and outlook for, the state of the global environment. GEO-4 is published 20 years after the landmark World Commission on ...

  • Climate Action - Getting greener: getting slimmer, and going digital

    The second edition of Climate Change and supporting website feature a range of articles that encourage the sharing of best practice and the development of new technologies. These initiatives, illustrates the opportunities for business and governments to reduce costs and increase profits while tackling climate change. Separated into four sections, ...

  • Planet Savers

    Protecting the planet is everyone’s work. But we all have our own heroes in whatever area we are working. Planet Savers brings together the varied stories of the hundreds of movers and shakers that have spoken up throughout history and taken action to defend the world from pollution, deforestation, species loss and climate change. From Theodore ...

  • Environmental Modeling: A Practical Introduction

    Increasingly used to represent climatic, biogeochemical, and ecological systems, computer modeling has become an important tool that should be in every environmental professional’s toolbox. Environmental Modeling: A Practical Introduction is just what it purports to be, a practical introduction to the various methods, techniques, and skills ...

  • Balkan Vital Graphics

    Environmental protection is one of the areas where the Balkan countries still face a big challenge to catch up with their western neighbours. After the 1990s conflicts and the breakup of Yugoslavia, six new Balkan states emerged. Apart from integrating environmental concerns into the new policies, a major challenge is environmental management ...

  • Lebanon Post Conflict Environmental Assessment

    Beirut/Nairobi, 2 October 2006 - An international team of experts will begin an assessment of the environmental damage in Lebanon caused by the recent conflict.The team, led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and working in close cooperation with the Lebanese authorities, will be visiting and sampling sites thought to present ...

Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you