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Environmental Solutions

By: Franklin Agardy and Nelson Leonard Nemerow

512 pages, no illustrations

Academic Press

Hardback | Sep 2005 | #153108 | ISBN: 0120884410
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About this book

Subtitled: 'Environmental Problems and the All-inclusive global, scientific, political, legal, economic, medical, and engineering bases to solve them.'

From the publisher's announcement:

In our changing world, society demands more comprehensive and thoughtful solutions from environmental engineers, environmental consultants and scientists and others dealing with the degradation of our environment. Traditonal theory and practices are no longer acceptable. The time has come for a new approach to solving our environmental problems. This book provides solution-oriented alternatives for addressing environmental issues. Consideration is given to science, engineering, social, political and administrative issues providing the reader with an integrated approach and viable solution alternatives. Anchored by the editors who have amassed fifty years of working experience as environmental consultants, this contributed work integrates the experience of international experts to present a comprehensive range of solutions and a clear set of tools for decision making.

If I were to teach a general environmental course dealing with world-wide environmental problems and solutions, I would seriously consider this book as a text. Gary F. Bennett, University of Toledo, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Toledo, Ohio in the Journal of Hazardous Materials


Part I: Politics and Policy of Pollution; Chapter One: The Political Environment; Chapter Two: Forensic (legal) Solutions; Chapter Three: Educatioonal Solutions; Part II: Scientific and Technical Solutions; Chapter Four: EconomicSolutions; Chapter Five: Physical(Engineering) Solutions; Chapter Six: Biological Solutions; Chapter Seven: Hydrogen Energy Solutions; Chapter Eight: Chemical Solutions; Chapter Nine: Electrical and Thermal Solutions; Chapter Ten: Medical Solutions; Chapter Eleven: Industrial and Municipal Collaborative Solutions; Chapter Twelve: Industrial Ecology Solutions; Part III: International Aspects; Chapter Thirteen: Rural and Developing Country Solutions; Chapter Fourteen: International Solutions; Part IV: Summary; Chapter Fifteen: Summary

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