Environmental Science
epub |eng | 2021-04-13 | Author:Edward J. Denecke

Chapter 6 Weathering Wherever rocks are exposed at Earth’s surface, air, water, and living things cause them to change. They break down rocks into smaller pieces. Chemical reactions cause the ...
( Category: Environmental Science June 12,2021 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2021-02-16 | Author:Bill Gates [Gates, Bill]

Taking all these factors into account, the math suggests you’d need somewhere around 50 acres’ worth of trees, planted in tropical areas, to absorb the emissions produced by an average ...
( Category: Environmental Science February 21,2021 )
epub |eng | 2019-08-23 | Author:Jeffrey S. Gaffney;Nancy A. Marley; [Gaffney, Jeffrey S.]

In general, the salts of Na+, K+, and NH4+ are all very water soluble. All Cl−, Br−, and I− salts are very water soluble with the exception of Ag, Pb, ...
( Category: General Chemistry August 16,2020 )
epub |eng | 2000-08-14 | Author:Lovelock, James

Fig. 6. The fluxes of oxygen and carbon between the major reservoirs of the Earth’s atmosphere, surface, and oceans. Quantities are shown in units of terramoles. A terramole of carbon ...
( Category: Environmental Science August 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-08-04 | Author:David Goodrich

* * * As we were cleaning up from dinner, I noticed a piece of crystal and a large atlas-sized book on a table in the corner of Al and ...
( Category: Cycling August 6,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Mangala Subramaniam

The Ambivalent State and Development : The Paradox of Jobs and Struggles State institutions have been advocates of the neoliberal agenda by adopting privatization policies that have adversely affected environmental ...
( Category: Social Policy August 6,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Marcia Bjornerud

ONE BILLION YEARS OF LASSITUDE After the upheavals of the GOE, Earth’s atmosphere seems to have settled into a long period of geochemical stability. Although the main period of iron ...
( Category: Geology August 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-10-09 | Author:Ilan Kelman [Kelman, Ilan]

No Vulnerability is Inevitable For the vast majority of the world’s population, full resources, choices, and opportunities are not available to tackle their disaster vulnerability. Others make decisions which impose ...
( Category: Regional Geography August 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-02-11 | Author:Allan Savory & Jody Butterfield [Savory, Allan]

Conclusion As I mentioned, most individuals have only limited power to control the source of energy they use, although citizens can speak out for better governance, policies, planning, and regulation. ...
( Category: Conservation August 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-05-28 | Author:Leslie Sauer

• Fencing and repellents These alternatives are relatively costly and only applicable to specialized site situations. In general, repellents work best when changed frequently and where densities are relatively low. ...
( Category: Forests & Forestry August 5,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Diane Ackerman

WEIGHING IN THE NANOSCALE We’re not just seeing invisibles; we’re engineering things on a minute, invisible-to-the-eye scale. “Nano,” which means “dwarf” in Greek, applies to things one-billionth of a meter ...
( Category: Natural History August 5,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-08-15 | Author:Shana Lee Hirsch

EXPERIMENTATION AND EMERGENCE There are people like Woodruff throughout the Columbia River Basin: people who are experimenting with innovative ways to restore the ecosystem processes that were (sometimes completely) lost ...
( Category: Environmental Policy August 1,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Roland Kupers

Locked In before You Know It The early success of Tesla illustrates how incumbent car companies are unlikely to succeed at electric cars. Sure, it may be too early to ...
( Category: Environmental Policy August 1,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-05-04 | Author:Kevin Young [Young, Kevin]

their small nods of helplessness. I asked for duct tape once. You know, we ought to carry that, but we don’t. It’s about all I know how to do to ...
( Category: Anthologies July 28,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Jeffrey Schlegelmilch

EVERYBODY OWNS PART, NOBODY OWNS ALL Disasters are responded to by those immediately impacted, as well as agencies and organizations outside of the impacted area. The effects are also felt ...
( Category: Infectious Disease July 27,2020 )