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Energy Justice Re-Balancing the Trilemma of Security, Poverty and Climate Change by Darren McCauley Energy Justice Re-Balancing the Trilemma of Security, Poverty and Climate Change

This book re-conceptualizes energy justice as a unifying agenda for scholars and practitioners working on the issues faced in the trilemna of energy security, poverty and climate change. McCauley argues that justice should be central to the rebalancing of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/09/2017

Demanding Energy Space, Time and Change by Allison Hui Demanding Energy Space, Time and Change

This edited collection critically engages with an important but rarely-asked question: what is energy for? This starting point foregrounds the diverse social processes implicated in the making of energy demand and how these change over time to shape the past...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Changing Energy The Transition to a Sustainable Future by John H. Perkins Changing Energy The Transition to a Sustainable Future

Changing Energy outlines how humanity came to its current energy economy through three previous energy transitions and now stands poised for a necessary fourth one. Despite the immense benefits conferred by a global energy economy based primarily on coal, oil,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

Changing Energy The Transition to a Sustainable Future by John H. Perkins Changing Energy The Transition to a Sustainable Future

Changing Energy outlines how humanity came to its current energy economy through three previous energy transitions and now stands poised for a necessary fourth one. Despite the immense benefits conferred by a global energy economy based primarily on coal, oil,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Biodiversity and Wind Farms in Portugal Current knowledge and insights for an integrated impact assessment process by Miguel Mascarenhas Biodiversity and Wind Farms in Portugal Current knowledge and insights for an integrated impact assessment process

This book presents a review of the state-of-the-art knowledge on the interactions between biodiversity and wind energy development, focused on the Portuguese reality. The volume addresses the particularities of the impact assessment procedures in Portugal, contrasting it with the international...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Energy Empires in Collision by David Howell Energy Empires in Collision

The Energy Debate - a statesman's account from the inside
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2017

Environmental Justice and Land Use Conflict The Governance of Mineral and Gas Resource Development by Amanda Kennedy Environmental Justice and Land Use Conflict The Governance of Mineral and Gas Resource Development

Conflict over the extraction of coal and gas resources has rapidly escalated in communities throughout the world. Using an environmental justice lens, this multi-disciplinary book explores cases of land use conflict through the lived experiences of communities grappling with such...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/08/2017

Fracking the Neighborhood Reluctant Activists and Natural Gas Drilling by Jessica Smartt (Assistant Professor, Texas Woman's University) Gullion Fracking the Neighborhood Reluctant Activists and Natural Gas Drilling
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When natural gas drilling moves into an urban or a suburban neighborhood, a two-hundred-foot-high drill appears on the other side of a back yard fence and diesel trucks clog a quiet two-lane residential street. Children seem to be having more...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/08/2017

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The Dynamics of EU External Energy Relations Fighting for Energy by Francesca Batzella The Dynamics of EU External Energy Relations Fighting for Energy

The book examines the behaviour of the European Commission in EU external energy relations paying particular attention to the dynamics existing between the Commission and the Member States. IT examines the commission as a constrained policy-entrepreneur trying to expand its...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/10/2017

Sustainable Cities and Communities Design Handbook Green Engineering, Architecture, and Technology by Woodrow W., III (Clark Strategic Partners, California, USA) Clark Sustainable Cities and Communities Design Handbook Green Engineering, Architecture, and Technology
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Sustainable Communities Design Handbook: Green Engineering, Architecture, and Technology, Second Edition, brings together the major players responsible for sustainable development at both community and metropolitan scales. The book aims to explain and demonstrate the practice, planning, design, building and managing...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Navigating the Energy Labyrinth The Transition to a Sustainable Energy Future by George H. Shaw, Roger James Kuhns Navigating the Energy Labyrinth The Transition to a Sustainable Energy Future
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This book examines the diverse types of energy, their resource abundance and the material needs to develop and use them, and how communities and cities can better control their own destinies by locally managing energy use and generation. This approach...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/12/2017

Other books in this genre

Energy Efficiency and the Future of Real Estate by Yongsheng Wang Energy Efficiency and the Future of Real Estate

This book explores how energy efficiency is a major component in the development of sustainable real estate. Efficiency is one of the most frequently-mentioned aspects of government policies for green building design in the United States and around the world....
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/07/2017

Sustainable Energy in Kazakhstan Moving to cleaner energy in a resource-rich country by Yelena (University of Reading, UK) Kalyuzhnova Sustainable Energy in Kazakhstan Moving to cleaner energy in a resource-rich country
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Kazakhstan is rich in natural resources including coal, oil, natural gas and uranium and has significant renewable potential from wind, solar, hydro and biomass. In spite of this, the country is currently dependent upon fossil fuels with coal-fired plants accounting...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/07/2017

Energy Security by Roland Dannreuther Energy Security

Many of the richest energy-producing regions of the world are wrought with conflict and billions of the world's poorest suffer the daily insecurity of energy poverty. All the while our planet is increasingly under pressure because of our continued dependence...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/06/2017

Energy Security by Roland Dannreuther Energy Security

Many of the richest energy-producing regions of the world are wrought with conflict and billions of the world's poorest suffer the daily insecurity of energy poverty. All the while our planet is increasingly under pressure because of our continued dependence...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/06/2017

Governance of Arctic Offshore Oil and Gas by Ellen Margrethe Basse Governance of Arctic Offshore Oil and Gas

Global energy problems will remain a challenge in the coming decades. The impact of climate change and the melting of polar sea ice opening up access to offshore hydrocarbon resources in the Arctic Ocean, raises questions for both civil society...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/06/2017

Carbon Footprint and the Industrial Life Cycle From Urban Planning to Recycling by Roberto Alvarez Fernandez Carbon Footprint and the Industrial Life Cycle From Urban Planning to Recycling

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/06/2017

Energy Sprawl Solutions Balancing Global Development and Conservation by Joseph M. Kiesecker, Dave Naugle Energy Sprawl Solutions Balancing Global Development and Conservation
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In Energy Sprawl Solutions, scientists Joseph M. Kiesecker and David Naugle provide a roadmap for preserving biodiversity despite the threats of energy sprawl. Detailed maps and charts help orient readers to countries and energy sectors, providing proof for what is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/06/2017

Energy Efficiency Performance, Improvement Strategies & Future Directions by Julian E. Perez Energy Efficiency Performance, Improvement Strategies & Future Directions


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

Advanced Concepts for Renewable Energy Supply of Data Centres by Jaume (IREC - Catalonia Institute for Energy Research, Spain) Salom Advanced Concepts for Renewable Energy Supply of Data Centres
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Introduces a number of technical solutions for the supply of power and cooling energy into Data Centres with enhanced utilisation of renewable energy sources in order to achieve low energy Data Centres. An holistic approach is used with the objective...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2017

Green Transportation and Energy Consumption in China by Ying Yang, Kin Keung Lai, Shouyang Wang Green Transportation and Energy Consumption in China
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This book provides insights into China's energy consumption and pollution as well as its energy saving policies. It explores energy saving ways and argues for an energy consumption revolution, which includes technologies to improve transportation resource efficiency, modification of existing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2017

Perspectives for Geothermal Energy in Europe by Ruggero Bertani Perspectives for Geothermal Energy in Europe

The potential for energy transformation from geothermal heat is limitless. For millennia natural sources of this energy, in the form of thermal springs, have been used by populations for heating, cooking and bathing. Modern-day usage has been extended to electricity...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/05/2017

Energy Policy in China by Chi-Jen Yang Energy Policy in China

Energy policy has always been an important part of China's national policy agenda. Although the overall Chinese economy has become largely market-driven, its energy sectors are still subject to varying degrees of government control. Authoritarian governance allows China to move...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/05/2017

Renewable Energy Power for a Sustainable Future by Stephen (Lecturer in Environmental Technology, The Open University) Peake Renewable Energy Power for a Sustainable Future
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This book provides both perspective and detail on the relative merits and state of progress of technologies for utilizing the various 'renewables'. The analysis considers emissions, sustainability, cost implications and energy security, as political and economic pressures move society towards...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/05/2017

Energy and Civilization A History by Vaclav Smil Energy and Civilization A History

Revised edition of: Energy in world history / Vaclav Smil. 1994.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/05/2017

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