• Solar Photovoltaic Basics: A Study Guide for the NABCEP Associate Exam book cover

    Solar Photovoltaic Basics

    A Study Guide for the NABCEP Associate Exam, 2nd Edition

    By Sean White

    Whether or not you are taking the NABCEP Associate Exam, learning the material covered in this book is the best investment you can make towards your place in the solar industry. This book explains the science of photovoltaics (PV) in a way that most people can understand using the curriculum which…

    Paperback – 2018-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Sustainability in Transition: Principles for Developing Solutions book cover

    Sustainability in Transition

    Principles for Developing Solutions

    By Travis Gliedt, Kelli Larson

    Sustainability in Transition: Principles for Developing Solutions offers the first in-depth education-focused treatment of how to address sustainability in a comprehensive manner. The textbook is structured as a learning-centered approach to walk students through the process of linking sustainable…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Energy and Society: A Critical Perspective book cover

    Energy and Society

    A Critical Perspective

    By Gavin Bridge, Stewart Barr, Stefan Bouzarovski, Michael Bradshaw, Ed Brown, Harriet Bulkeley, Gordon Walker

    Energy and Society is the first major text to provide an extensive critical treatment of energy issues informed by recent research on energy in the social sciences. Written in an engaging and accessible style it draws new thinking on uneven development, consumption, vulnerability and transition…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13 
    Routledge

  • Resources, Financial Risk and the Dynamics of Growth: Systems and society book cover

    Resources, Financial Risk and the Dynamics of Growth

    Systems and society

    By Aled Jones, Roberto Pasqualino

    Decision making processes within government and the finance sector are unable to adequately engage with the interconnectivity of environmental, economic, geopolitical, societal and technological systems, and the associated growth in systemic risk. One significant factor is the inability of models…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Redesigning Petroleum Taxation: Aligning Government and Investors in the UK book cover

    Redesigning Petroleum Taxation

    Aligning Government and Investors in the UK

    By Emre Usenmez

    Since its inception some 40 years ago, petroleum-specific taxation in the UK has been subject to numerous modifications, most recently in 2015. Often these modifications were brought into place not only to sufficiently incentivise the investors but also to capture a fair share for the government.…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

  • Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reforms: A Guide to Economic and Political Complexity book cover

    Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reforms

    A Guide to Economic and Political Complexity

    By Jun Rentschler

    Countries around the world are spending close to $500 billion per year on subsidising fossil fuel consumption. The G20 countries alone spend another $450 billion on subsidising fossil fuel production. In addition, the indirect social welfare costs of these subsidies have been shown to be…

    Hardback – 2018-05-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Governing Shale Gas: Development, Citizen Participation and Decision Making in the US, Canada, Australia and Europe book cover

    Governing Shale Gas

    Development, Citizen Participation and Decision Making in the US, Canada, Australia and Europe

    By John Whitton, Matthew Cotton, Ioan M. Charnley-Parry, Kathy Brasier

    Shale energy development is an issue of global importance. The number of reserves globally, and their potential economic return, has increased dramatically in the past decade. Questions abound, however, about the appropriate governance systems to manage the risks of unconventional oil and gas…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Renewable Energy Engineering and Technology: Principles and Practice book cover

    Renewable Energy Engineering and Technology

    Principles and Practice

    Edited by V. V. N. Kishore

    This is the most comprehensive guide ever written on renewables technology and engineering, intended to cater for the rapidly growing numbers of present and future engineers who are keen to lead the revolution. All the main sectors are covered - photovoltaics, solar thermal, wind, bioenergy, hydro…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Running Buildings on Natural Energy: Design Thinking for a Different Future book cover

    Running Buildings on Natural Energy

    Design Thinking for a Different Future

    Edited by Sue Roaf, Fergus Nicol

    New thinking is essential if we are to design and occupy buildings that can keep us safe with unpredictable economies, climates, energy systems and resource challenges. For too long designers have relied on mechanical solutions for heating, cooling and ventilating buildings. The 21st century dream…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Building Governance and Climate Change: Regulation and Related Policies book cover

    Building Governance and Climate Change

    Regulation and Related Policies

    Edited by Richard Lorch, Jacques Laubscher, Edwin Hon-wan Chan, Henk Visscher

    The contribution of buildings to climate change is widely acknowledged. This book investigates how building regulatory systems are addressing the current and future effects of climate change, and how these systems can be improved. After presenting a comprehensive overview of how the current…

    Hardback – 2018-04-26 
    Routledge

  • Low Carbon Politics: A Cultural Approach Focusing on Low Carbon Electricity book cover

    Low Carbon Politics

    A Cultural Approach Focusing on Low Carbon Electricity

    By David Toke

    Low Carbon Politics focuses on how policies and institutions have influenced the deployment of renewable energy and nuclear power in the electricity sector. Cultural theory is used to analyse this. Egalitarian pressures have had a profound influence on technological outcomes, not merely in…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Architectural Science and the Sun: The poetics and pragmatics of solar design book cover

    Architectural Science and the Sun

    The poetics and pragmatics of solar design

    By Matt Fajkus, Dason Whitsett

    Architectural Science and the Sun synthesizes physics, climate, program, and perception to provide a foundation in the principles of architectural science related to the sun: solar geometry, solar analysis and design techniques, passive design principles, and daylighting. Part analytical handbook,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-16 
    Routledge

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