towards a cleaner planet

Book Title : Towards a Cleaner Planet
Author : Jaime Klapp
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2007-07-28
Pages : 419
ISBN : 9783540713456
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This book reviews the main energy sources, production problems and energy perspectives in Germany and Mexico. It surveys the status of traditional and alternative energy sources, including fossil fuels, nuclear, hydraulic, eolic, solar, and hydrogen cells. The book emphasizes the search for answers to such questions as What are the main problems of industries based on fossil fuels, and What is the present status of hydraulic and nuclear energy?

Book Title : Climate Change Policy in North America
Author : A. Neil Craik
Publisher : University of Toronto Press
Release Date : 2013-12-11
Pages : 376
ISBN : 9781442666368
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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While no supranational institutions exist to govern climate change in North America, a system of cooperation among a diverse range of actors and institutions is currently emerging. Given the range of interests that influence climate policy across political boundaries, can these distinct parts be integrated into a coherent, and ultimately resilient system of regional climate cooperation? Climate Change Policy in North America is the first book to examine how cooperation respecting climate change can emerge within decentralized governance arrangements. Leading scholars from a variety of disciplines provide in-depth case studies of climate cooperation initiatives – such as emissions trading, energy cooperation, climate finance, carbon accounting and international trade – as well as analysis of the institutional, political, and economic conditions that influence climate policy integration.

Book Title : Understanding GCSE Geography
Author : Ann Bowen
Publisher : Heinemann
Release Date : 2002
Pages : 240
ISBN : 0435351702
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This Foundation book has simplified text covering the same material as the core student book (with the same pagination). Written to AQA/A specification, it encourages the development of geographical skills. There are activity and test questions, and guidance for students on tackling coursework.

Book Title : Clean House Clean Planet
Author : Karen Logan
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release Date : 1997-04-01
Pages : 320
ISBN : 9780671535957
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Provides simple recipes for non-toxic cleaners made from inexpensive, common ingredients, and offers tips on how to clean a home safely.

Book Title : Tomorrow s Energy
Author : Peter Hoffmann
Publisher : MIT Press
Release Date : 2002
Pages : 289
ISBN : 026258221X
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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How hydrogen—nonpolluting and easy to produce—could become the fuel of the future.

Book Title : Home Staging For Dummies
Author : Christine Rae
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2011-03-31
Pages : 368
ISBN : 9781118052464
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Want to have homebuyers knocking down your door? Home Staging For Dummies delivers all the secrets to making your home stand out, sell faster, and bring in more money! It shows you how to make improvements room by room and generate a higher profit in the most cost- and time-effective way. Featuring eight full-color pages of instructive before-and-after photos, this completely practical guide demonstrates how and why to eliminate clutter, make repairs, arrange furnishings, and pave the way for buyers to make an emotional connection to your house. You’ll get a handle on what buyers want and how to show it to them, find plenty of do-it-yourself tasks that add real value to your home, and get tips on producing photos of your home that will have buyers craving to see more! Discover how to: See your home as prospective buyers will see it Know what needs doing and what doesn’t Master the three-step home staging process Add real value to your home without breaking the bank Decide whether to DIY or call in the pros Create curb appeal Make a great first impression with a beautiful entryway Spruce up your kitchen, bathroom, living, and dining rooms Turn your bedrooms into a buyer’s dream Whip your mechanicals into top shape Avoid staging nightmares Get top dollar for your home — all you need is a little help from Home Staging For Dummies!

Book Title : Global Environment Outlook GEO 6 Healthy Planet Healthy People
Author : UN Environment
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release Date : 2019-05-31
Pages : 744
ISBN : 9781108707664
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Published to coincide with the Fourth United Nations Environmental Assembly, UN Environment's sixth Global Environment Outlook calls on decision makers to take bold and urgent action to address pressing environmental issues in order to protect the planet and human health. By bringing together hundreds of scientists, peer reviewers and collaborating institutions and partners, the GEO reports build on sound scientific knowledge to provide governments, local authorities, businesses and individual citizens with the information needed to guide societies to a truly sustainable world by 2050. GEO-6 outlines the current state of the environment, illustrates possible future environmental trends and analyses the effectiveness of policies. This flagship report shows how governments can put us on the path to a truly sustainable future - emphasising that urgent and inclusive action is needed to achieve a healthy planet with healthy people. This title is also available as Open Access on Cambridge Core.

Book Title : Save the Planet Keeping Water Clean
Author : Courtney Farrell
Publisher : Cherry Lake
Release Date : 2010-01-01
Pages : 32
ISBN : 9781602797796
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Save the Planet: Keeping Water Clean applies the NCTE/IRA Standards to science and social studies content. Each book sends the reader on a fact-finding mission, posing an initial challenge and concluding with questions and answers. Through engaging, interactive scenarios, learners can experiment with text prediction, purpose-driven research, and creative problem solving—all critical thinking skills—while learning about ways to care for our planet.

Book Title : Green Planet Blues
Author : Ken Conca
Publisher : Routledge
Release Date : 2018-10-08
Pages : 402
ISBN : 9780429973376
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Revised and updated throughout, this unique anthology examines global environmental politics from a range of perspectives (contemporary and classic, activist and scholarly) and reflects voices of the powerless and powerful. Paradigms of sustainability, environmental security, and ecological justice illustrate the many ways environmental problems an

Book Title : What s Really Happening to Our Planet
Author : Tony Juniper
Publisher : Penguin
Release Date : 2016-08-02
Pages : 224
ISBN : 9781465460035
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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An easy-to-understand overview of the state of our planet and its future, using eye-opening and accessible charts, graphs, and infographics. By 2050, the global population is expected to reach 9 billion. What's Really Happening to Our Planet? uses a graphic approach to chart the dramatic explosion of the human population and consumption and its impact on the planet. Based on unmatched scientific data, What's Really Happening to Our Planet? brings together major areas of public concern, such as deforestation, climate change, water shortages, and inequality. Easy-to-reference charts and infographics illustrate key findings, while clear, jargon-free text explains the science behind the figures. In addition to charting global trends and showing how they are connected, this book articulates how we can live more sustainably in the future. What's Really Happening to Our Planet? is a new and heart-stopping analysis of the latest chapter in human history and offers a fresh perspective on our future.