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Sustainable Development and Environmental Management: Experiences and Case Studies / Edition 1

Sustainable Development and Environmental Management: Experiences and Case Studies / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9781402082283
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 09/24/2008
Edition description: 2008
Pages: 430
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Preface     ix
Acknowledgements     xi
The European Way to Sustainable Development   C. Clini     xiii
Sustainable Development Policies     1
Integrated Environmental Policy in the European Union   I. Musu     3
The Role of Legal Principles for Environmental Management   M. Montini     17
Valuation of Sustainable Development Policies: Social Multi-criteria Evaluation   G. Munda     33
Water Management     47
Water Resource Management and Policy     47
The Groundwater Challenge   G. M. Zuppi     49
Water Services and Water Policy in Italy   G. Muraro     65
Water Quality Control     81
Water Quality Control   A. Barbanti     83
New Approaches to Wastewater Treatment Plants in Italy   F. Cecchi   P. Battistoni   P. Pavan     99
Integrated Policy Approach to Water Supply Management: A Venetian Project   P. Gardin   A. Marchini     113
Air Quality Control     123
Monitoring Air Quality in Urban Areas   I. Allegrini   F. Costabile     125
Sustainable Mobility: Mitigation of Traffic Originated Pollution   M. Mazzon     141
Waste Management     157
Integrated Waste Management. Technologies and Environmental Control   L. Morselli   I. Vassura   F. Passarini     159
Economic Analysis of Waste Management Systems in Europe   A. Massarutto     171
Hospital Waste Management   I. Pavan   E. Herrero Hernandez   E. Pira     187
Energy Efficiency and Renewables     193
Renewable Resources     193
Solar Energy   R. Barile     195
Geothermal Energy   R. Bertani     207
Renewable Energy from Biomass: Solid Biofuels and Bioenergy Technologies   M. Chiado Rana   R. Roberto     221
Wind Energy   L. Pirazzi     237
Power Electronics in Distributed Power   J. Enslin   F. Profumo     249
Eco-Building     263
Energy Optimization of a Building-plant System   L. Schibuola     265
The Sino-Italian Environment & Energy Building (SIEEB): A Model for a New Generation of Sustainable Buildings   F. Butera     279
Energy Policy     285
New Policy Schemes to Promote End-use Energy Efficiency in the European Union   M. Pavan      287
Subsidies and Market Mechanisms in Energy Policy   G. Pireddu     301
CDM - A Policy to Foster Sustainable Development?   B. K. Buchner     317
Sustainable Industrial Development     333
Industrial Ecology in a Developing Context   M. R. Chertow     335
Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA): Integration and Synergy with EMAS Management Systems on the Territory   G. Chiellino     351
Sustainable Urban Development     363
General Aspects of Sustainable Urban Development (SUD)   A. Costa     365
A New Perspective for the Future: Environmental Protection and Sustainability in Urban Planning   M. Savino     381
Brownfields Remediation and Reuse: An Opportunity for Urban Sustainable Development   M. Turvani   S. Tonin     397
Agriculture and Natural Resource Management     413
Ecological Agriculture: Human and Social Context   F. Caporali     415
Sustainable Agriculture in the Frame of Sustainable Development: Cooperation between China and Italy   M. L. Gullino   A. Camponogara   N. Capodagli     431
Economics and Policy of Biodiversity Loss   S. Dalmazzone     451
Forestry and Rural Development: Global Trends and Applications to the Sino-Italian Context   G. Scarascia-Mugnozza   M. E. Malvolti     467
Index     483

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