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 sections comprising chapters focused on methodology, modeling, and case studies. The concepts of carbon footprint and climate change are no longer new to the world. As a result, there is increasing interest in quantifying and reducing the carbon footprint around the world, from industrial to individual levels. This book describes modeling aspects and calculations of carbon footprint in organizations and production. It emphasizes the importance of locating non-polluting energy sources as well as sustainability. The book also provides case studies offering a wealth of information on practices and methods in detecting and addressing carbon footprint. The Carbon Footprint Handbook is an important reference that discusses, in depth, the essential details of carbon footprint assessment. It uses research and case studies on methods and practices from locations around the world including China, India, Spain, and Latin America. It demonstrates that the problems of carbon footprint are indeed worldwide while showing how they can be addressed in myriad areas of life, from industrial to personal action.
Revered the world over, the Indian Himalaya provide a unique experience and stunning backdrop for any explorer and have been capturing the imagination of travelers for centuries. The 3rd edition Indian Himalaya Handbook will help travellers get the most from this diverse and sometimes demanding region. Footprint's completely updated travel guide to the Indian Himalaya is indispensible to visitors who want to be wowed by rugged beauty and inspired by the unique culture of the people that live here. • Great coverage of responsible travel and the Himalayan Environment Trust Code of Practise, as well as essential advice on the best time of year to travel • Loaded with information and suggestions on how to get off the beaten track, from trekking and climbing to cycling and yoga • Includes comprehensive listings from From Garhwal and Kumaon in Uttar Pradesh, to the Himalaya in Himachal Pradesh, Ladakh and Zanskar, to Darjeeling and Sikkim, in the Eastern Himalaya. • Plus all the usual accommodation, eating and drinking listings for every budget • Full-colour planning section to inspire travellers and help you find the best experiences Fully updated, Footprint’s Indian Himalaya Handbook is packed with all the information you’ll need to get the best out of this spectacular region.
Footprintfocus Seville is the only dedicated guide available covering this popular Spanish city. Features an Essentials section with practical tips to help plan a trip, detailed information on attractions and comprehensive listings of where to eat, sleep and have fun.• Essentials section with tips on getting there and around• Up-to-date recommendations of great places to stay and eat• Highlights map of the region plus detailed street maps where relevant• Slim enough to fit in a pocketLoaded with advice and information on how to get around, this concise Footprintfocus guide will help travellers get the most out of Seville without weighing them down. The content of the Footprintfocus Seville guide has been extracted from Footprint Andalucia Handbook.
Escape the crowds and uncover one of the best kept secrets of Central America with Footprint's 5th edition Nicaragua Handbook. Deserted beaches, sleepy towns, incredible rainforests and active volcanoes all await the intrepid traveller to this emerging Latin American destination. Comprehensive coverage on how to get the most from this little travelled land, including amazing cultural insights, all the best places to eat, drink and sleep, detailed advice on how to get around and how to experience the most from the adventure activities on offer. • Extensive coverage of Nicaragua's national parks and how to get the most from them • Amazing cultural & historical insight • Our recommended itineraries to help you plan your trip whether you’re travelling for one week or four • Accommodation listings for every budget • Detailed street maps for important towns and cities • The lowdown on the best adventure activities including, surfing, windsurfing, riding and trekking • Detailed transport advice on how to get around • Overview map of the country to help you plan your trip and get your bearings Packed with information on all the main attractions as well as detailed information on the dozens of activities and adventures that will help you get off the beaten track, Footprint’s Nicaragua Handbook will help you get to the heart of this intriguing country
Northern Spain is miles away - both literally and figuratively - from the crowded resorts of the southern coast. This cluster of ancient kingdoms is home Gothic cathedrals, stunning mountain ranges, charming seaside towns and the buzzing cultural capital of Bilbao. From sampling fresh seafood and delicious cider to walking the medieval pilgrim route to Santiago - Footprint's 6th edition of the Northern Spain Handbook will help you make the most of your trip. • In-depth coverage of the region's activities, from climbing to skiing • Highlight maps to help you get the best from this vast region • Exceptional background and history section - from the Reconquista, to pilgrims, to politics • Where to stay and eat for your budget; also offers information on the best refugios, paradores and sidrerías • Includes feature on the Camino de Santiago Packed with valuable information on this fascinating area of Europe, Footprint’s Northern Spain Handbook will ensure that you get the best out of this culturally rich destination.
Sample some of Andalucía’s finest seafood, admire an ancient Roman theatre and enjoy a beer in an old-fashioned bar. Málaga is best known for the legions of sun worshippers that visit each year, but there is much more to this cosmopolitan province. Gaze in to the dizzying depths of El Tajo gorge when you visit Ronda, enjoy the charm of white-washed villages where time has stood still, and admire the surreal rocks of the inland mountain ranges which have been twisted into odd shapes and sizes. Footprint Focus Málaga covers all the little-known gems that are often overlooked in this popular province, as well as popular destinations. Includes detailed information on sights and attractions and fascinating insights into the history and culture of the province. • Essentials section with practical advice on getting around. • Highlights map so you know what not to miss. • Comprehensive listings including where to have fun, sleep and eat the best tapas. • Detailed street maps for Málaga and other important towns. • Slim enough to fit in your pocket. Loaded with advice and information, this concise Footprint Focus guide will help you get the most out of Málaga without weighing you down. The content of Footprint Focus Málaga guide has been extracted from Footprint’s Andalucía Handbook.
Barbados is one of the most popular Caribbean destinations and this practical guide includes coverage of the best beaches and watersports activities (including diving, sailing and surfing), as well as details of other sports such as where to go to play golf, watch cricket, play polo and go walking. This handbook also offers accommodation listings, from luxury hotels to self-catering apartments, and a range of restaurants, bars and nightclubs, in a pocket-sized format.
European City Breaks is the perfect guide for those who want to get away but don’t know where to let off steam, propose to their lover, shop ‘til they drop, or wallow indulgently in a bit of luxury. Over 30 cities are featured in the book, and will be high on the agenda for any visitor to Europe. We have taken the strain out of choosing what to see, where to sleep and where to eat and drink with the pick of the best. From the newly-renovated Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam to the ancient wonders of Rome, we’ve highlighted the best of Europe’s heritage, old and new, artistic and technological. • Full details of all the top sights in each city • Top listings of where to eat, sleep and relax, whatever your budget • Star ratings to give an immediate overview of the strengths of each city • Colour photos throughout to introduce the cities at a glance • Colour maps to help you get around Wherever you end up going, European City Breaks is there to point you in the right direction. Go on – give yourself a break.