Author: United Nations Environment Programme
Publisher: United Nations Environment Programme
Keywords: environment, development, geo, outlook, global
Number of Pages: 576
Published: 2007-10-25
List price: $80.00
ISBN-10: 9280728369
ISBN-13: 9789280728361

The fourth report in the Global Environment Outlook series provides a comprehensive, scientifically credible, policy-relevant and up-to-date assessment of, and outlook for, the state of the global environment. Environment for development is the GEO-4 underlying theme and the report pays special attention to the role and impact of the environment on human well-being as well as to the use of environmental valuation as a tool for decision-making. GEO-4s 2007 publication date marks the half-way point for the Millennium Development Goals, The environment, as well as being the subject of MDG 7, is a

Author: Research, and Medicine. Roundtable on Environment
Publisher: National Academies Press
Keywords: environment, interactions, gene, cancer
Number of Pages: 166
Published: 2002-08-09
List price: $27.00
ISBN-10: 030908475X
ISBN-13: 9780309084758

Based on a workshop of the Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine. Held May 16-17, 2001. Softcover.

Author: United Nations Environment Programme
Publisher: United Nations Publications
Keywords: environment, policy, retrospective, state, thirty, america, north, year
Number of Pages: 230
Published: 2003-03
List price: $25.00
ISBN-10: 9280722344
ISBN-13: 9789280722345

Authors:J.P. McLaughlin, E.S. Simopoulos, F. Steinhäusler,
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Keywords: environment, natural, vii, radiation, rhodes, greece, nre, radioactivity, seventh, volume, international, symposium
Number of Pages: 1575
Published: 2005-05-18
List price: $291.00
ISBN-10: 0080441378
ISBN-13: 9780080441375

The Natural Radiation Environment Symposium (NRE VII), the Seventh in the NRE series, which commenced forty years ago in 1963 at Rice University Texas, was held in Rhodes (Greece) in May 2002. During the intervening four decades the research work presented at these NRE Symposia has contributed to a deeper understanding of natural radiation and in particular of its contribution to human radiation exposures.It is clear from the quality and diversity of the 143 papers in this volume of Radioactivity in the Environment series that the study of the natural radiation environment is an active and con

Authors:Shinichiro Ohgaki, Kensuke Fukushi, Hiroyuki Katayam
Publisher: IWA Publishing (Intl Water Assoc)
Keywords: water, environment, southeast, asian, biodiversity, bangkok, thailand, symposium, papers, selected, first, international
Number of Pages: 258
Published: 2006-11-30
List price: $166.00
ISBN-10: 1843390981
ISBN-13: 9781843390985

Author: David Elliott
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: environment, introductions, routledge, energy, society
Number of Pages: 280
Published: 1997-05-23
List price: $43.95
ISBN-10: 0415145074
ISBN-13: 9780415145077

Society’s use of energy and technology is at heart of many of the most significant environmental problems of recent years, including problems of health, global warming and acid rain. Use of technology has been a major cause of environmental problems but new technology offers many solutions.Energy, Society and Environment is an introduction to energy and energy use, and the interactions between technology, society and the environment. The book is clearly structured to examine:* key environmental issues, and the harmful impacts of energy use* new technological solutions to environmental pr

Authors:Irwin Altman, Martin M. Chemers,
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Keywords: environment, behavior, culture
Number of Pages: 337
Published: 1984-05-25
List price: $27.95
ISBN-10: 0521319706
ISBN-13: 9780521319706

A provocative analysis of the complex relationship between people and their environments from a cross-cultural perspective. Drawing on work in anthropology, psychology, sociology, geography, architecture and urban planning, Altman and Chemers show that different societies and cultures have different senses of the ways in which their physical environments should look and function. The book covers such topics as privacy, territory and crowding; home design; orientation to physical space; and cities and communities. A wide professional and student audience will find it stimulating and helpful in
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