4 edition of The economics of pollution control in the Asia Pacific found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Robert Mendelsohn and Daigee Shaw.|
|Series||New horizons in environmental economics|
|Contributions||Mendelsohn, Robert O., 1952-, Shaw, Daigee, 1951-|
|LC Classifications||HC430.5.Z9 P554 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 354 p. :|
|Number of Pages||354|
|LC Control Number||96005865|
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Guidebook on Cogeneration as a Means of Pollution Control and Energy Efficiency in Asia. 92% of Asia and the Pacific’s population – about 4 billion people – are exposed to levels of air pollution that pose a significant risk to their health.
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Summary This chapter contains section titled: Introduction An Efficient Level Of Pollution Comparing Methods Of Pollution Control Command‐And‐Control Methods Pollution. Eight of the world's top 20 countries as sources of marine debris are from Asia—China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia, and India (Jambeck et al., ).
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The promise of a target for pollution reduction comes as the new report by the United Nations revealed that about 4 billion people — 92% of Asia and the Pacific’s population — were exposed to levels of air pollution that pose a significant risk to their health.
Guidebook on cogeneration as a means of pollution control and energy efficiency in Asia. New York: United Nations, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United Nations.
Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. ISBN.David Schoumacher. Television Journalist A prominent newspaper and television journalist for CBS and ABC News, where he worked alongside broadcast luminaries Walter Cronkite and Dan Rather, covering the Vietnam War, the Watergate trials, the U.S.
Space Program, and other key usly, he worked in radio and as a lead anchor at WJLA-TV 7 in Washington, D.C. Japan made no secret that it wanted economic control of the Asia-Pacific region.
Byhowever, U.S.-Japanese relations had soured. Japan's civilian government, unable to cope with the strains of the global Great Depression, had given way to a militarist government.