Environmental Carbon Footprints

Written By Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
Environmental Carbon Footprints
  • Publsiher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 20 September 2017
  • ISBN : 012812850X
  • Pages : 474 pages
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Download or read book entitled Environmental Carbon Footprints by author: Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu which was release on 20 September 2017 and published by Butterworth-Heinemann with total page 474 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Environmental Carbon Footprints: Industrial Case Studies provides a wide range of industrial case-studies, beginning with textiles, energy systems and bio-fuels. Each footprint is associated with background information, scientific consensus and the reason behind its invention, methodological framework, assessment checklist, calculation tool/technique, applications, challenges and limitations. More importantly, applications of each indicator/framework in various industrial sectors and their associated challenges are presented. As case studies are the most flexible of all research designs, this book allows researchers to retain the holistic characteristics of real-life events while investigating empirical events. Includes case studies from various industries, such as textiles, energy systems and conventional and bio-fuels Provides the calculation tool/technique, applications, challenges and limitations for determining carbon footprints on an industry by industry basis Presents the background information, scientific consensus and reason behind each case study

Environmental Carbon Footprints

Environmental Carbon Footprints
  • Author : Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2017-09-20
  • Total pages : 474
  • ISBN : 012812850X
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Summary : Environmental Carbon Footprints: Industrial Case Studies provides a wide range of industrial case-studies, beginning with textiles, energy systems and bio-fuels. Each footprint is associated with background information, scientific consensus and the reason behind its invention, methodological framework, assessment checklist, calculation tool/technique, applications, challenges and limitations. More importantly, applications of ...

Carbon Footprints as Cultural Ecological Metaphors

Carbon Footprints as Cultural   Ecological Metaphors
  • Author : Anita Girvan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-10-10
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 012812850X
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Summary : Through an examination of carbon footprint metaphors, this books demonstrates the ways in which climate change and other ecological issues are culturally and materially constituted through metaphor. The carbon footprint metaphor has achieved a ubiquitous presence in Anglo-North American public contexts since the turn of the millennium, yet this metaphor ...

Carbon Footprints

Carbon Footprints
  • Author : Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-06-25
  • Total pages : 99
  • ISBN : 012812850X
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Summary : This book addresses carbon footprint calculation and mitigation in various industrial sectors. There are numerous sectors whose carbon footprints need to be calculated, and effective ways to mitigate the greenhouse-gas emissions from these sectors need to be found. This book highlights the carbon sequestration potential of the Western Ghats ecosystems, ...

Carbon Footprint

Carbon Footprint
  • Author : Ramesh Menon
  • Publisher : The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
  • Release Date : 2014-02-21
  • Total pages : 56
  • ISBN : 012812850X
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Summary : Most of us lead careless lifestyles that keep adding to environmental pollution. Carbon Footprint: reducing it for a better tomorrow takes an in-depth and critical look at our day-to-day activities: food habits, lifestyle, or mode of transport. It offers solutions and measures to reduce our carbon footprint to make our ...

Carbon Footprint Analysis

Carbon Footprint Analysis
  • Author : Matthew John Franchetti,Defne Apul
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2012-06-18
  • Total pages : 270
  • ISBN : 012812850X
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Summary : The negative impacts of carbon emissions from human activities continue to dramatically reshape the environmental, political, and social landscape. These impacts coupled with cap and trade schemes iterate the importance and need to properly measure and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Carbon Footprint Analysis: Concepts, Methods, Implementation, an...

LCA Based Carbon Footprint Assessment

LCA Based Carbon Footprint Assessment
  • Author : Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-01-15
  • Total pages : 110
  • ISBN : 012812850X
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Summary : This book discusses the concepts, methods and case studies pertaining to Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) based Carbon Footprint Assessment. It covers chapters on Carbon Footprint Assessment with LCA methodology & case studies on carbon footprint calculation following the LCA approach on power plants in India, Impacts of Vehicle Incidents On CO2 ...

Carbon Management in the Built Environment

Carbon Management in the Built Environment
  • Author : M. Rohinton Emmanuel,Keith Baker
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 012812850X
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Summary : Three broad sectors of the economy are generally recognized as key to a low carbon future: energy, construction and transportation. Of these, carbon management in the built environment remains the least well-studied. This much-needed book brings together the latest developments in the field of climate change science, building design, materials ...

Introduction to Environmental Economics

Introduction to Environmental Economics
  • Author : Nick Hanley,Jason Shogren,Ben White
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-04
  • Total pages : 408
  • ISBN : 012812850X
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Summary : Clearly written, global in approach, and theoretically broad-minded, this text is an ideal introduction to environmental economics.Assuming no prior knowledge of economics, the international author team introduces fundamental economic concepts as they relate to our environment. They then use the fundamental concepts to explore and assess current and potential ...

Nature and the Environment in Amish Life

Nature and the Environment in Amish Life
  • Author : David L. McConnell,Marilyn D. Loveless
  • Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-11-01
  • Total pages : 312
  • ISBN : 012812850X
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Summary : The first comprehensive study of Amish understandings of the natural world, this compelling book complicates the image of the Amish and provides a more realistic understanding of the Amish relationship with the environment....

How Carbon Footprints Work

How Carbon Footprints Work
  • Author : Nick Hunter
  • Publisher : Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
  • Release Date : 2013-08-01
  • Total pages : 32
  • ISBN : 012812850X
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Summary : News outlets seem to be full of tips on how to reduce your carbon footprint, from biking to school and work to repurposing old clothes and shoes. But what exactly is a carbon footprint—and how do you know how big yours is? Readers will find answers to these questions ...

The Carbon Footprint of Email Spam Report

The Carbon Footprint of Email Spam Report
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 12
  • ISBN : 012812850X
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Summary : Until now, spam's impact has been measured in time, money, and aggravation. It turns out there is a massive environmental impact as well. McAfee recently commissioned climate-change consultant ICF International and spam expert Richi Jennings to calculate the environmental impact of spam. The results that came back were startling: The ...

The Carbon Footprint Handbook

The Carbon Footprint Handbook
  • Author : Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2015-09-22
  • Total pages : 533
  • ISBN : 012812850X
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Summary : Thorough and detailed, The Carbon Footprint Handbook encompasses all areas of carbon footprint, including the scientific elements, methodological and technological aspects, standards, industrial case studies, and communication of carbon footprint results. Written and edited by an international group of experts, the far-ranging topics on carbon footprinting are divided into three ...

Carbon Footprint and the Industrial Life Cycle

Carbon Footprint and the Industrial Life Cycle
  • Author : Roberto Álvarez Fernández,Sergio Zubelzu,Rodrigo Martínez
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-07-06
  • Total pages : 500
  • ISBN : 012812850X
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Summary : This book analyzes the relationship between large-scale industrial activity and the carbon footprint, and provides a theoretical framework and tools to calculate the carbon footprint of industrial activities at every stage of their life cycles, including urban-planning master plans, recycling activities, project and building stages as well as managing and ...

The Five Ton Life

The Five Ton Life
  • Author : Susan Subak
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2018-08
  • Total pages : 280
  • ISBN : 012812850X
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Summary : "Susan Subak explores various low-carbon locations across America, calculating and comparing emissions data to understand what unites these different types of American neighborhoods, as well as what sets them apart, and how we can use this information to work towards a lower-carbon future"--...

Reducing Your Carbon Footprint In the Kitchen

Reducing Your Carbon Footprint In the Kitchen
  • Author : Linley Erin Hall
  • Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
  • Release Date : 2008-08-15
  • Total pages : 48
  • ISBN : 012812850X
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Summary : Explores how to "live green" when it comes to food and the kitchen....