• The Nature of the Firm in the Oil Industry: International Oil Companies in Global Business book cover

    The Nature of the Firm in the Oil Industry

    International Oil Companies in Global Business

    By Basak Beyazay

    Firm-to-firm relationships, along with the overall structure of industry, have changed markedly over the past decades. Replacing the model of vertical integration with one of global business, firms have started to outsource more by using a wider global network. At the same time, they have begun to…

    Hardback – 2015-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

  • The Mekong: A Socio-legal Approach to River Basin Development book cover

    The Mekong: A Socio-legal Approach to River Basin Development

    By Ben Boer, Philip Hirsch, Fleur Johns, Ben Saul, Natalia Scurrah

    An international river basin is an ecological system, an economic thoroughfare, a geographical area, a font of life and livelihoods, a geopolitical network and, often, a cultural icon. It is also a socio-legal phenomenon. This book is the first detailed study of an international river basin from a…

    Paperback – 2015-11-05
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Changing patterns in domestic energy use book cover

    Changing patterns in domestic energy use

    By Helen Garrett, Justine Piddington, Selina Burris, Jack Hulme

    This BRE Trust report examines changes in English domestic energy use over time and, where possible, considers what trajectory we can expect for future energy consumption for the topics covered. In doing so it is hoped that changes in energy consumption can be better understood and taken into…

    Paperback – 2015-11-04
    IHS BRE Press

  • Building Futures: Managing energy in the built environment book cover

    Building Futures

    Managing energy in the built environment

    By Jane Powell, Jennifer Monahan, Chris Foulds

    A reduction in the energy demand of buildings can make a major contribution to achieving national and international carbon reduction goals, in addition to addressing the interlinked issues of sustainable development, fuel poverty and fuel security. Despite improvements in thermal efficiency, the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-03
    Routledge

  • Nuclear Power, Economic Development Discourse and the Environment: The Case of India book cover

    Nuclear Power, Economic Development Discourse and the Environment

    The Case of India

    By Manu V. Mathai

    Nuclear power is often characterized as a "green technology." Technologies are rarely, if ever, socially isolated artefacts. Instead, they materially represent an embodiment of values and priorities. Nuclear power is no different. It is a product of a particular political economy and the question…

    Paperback – 2015-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Fuel Taxes and the Poor: The Distributional Effects of Gasoline Taxation and Their Implications for Climate Policy book cover

    Fuel Taxes and the Poor

    The Distributional Effects of Gasoline Taxation and Their Implications for Climate Policy

    Edited by Thomas Sterner

    Fuel Taxes and the Poor challenges the conventional wisdom that gasoline taxation, an important and much-debated instrument of climate policy, has a disproportionately detrimental effect on poor people. Increased fuel taxes carry the potential to mitigate carbon emissions, reduce congestion, and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-16
    RFF Press
    Environment for Development

  • Corporate Governance and the Nuclear Industry book cover

    Corporate Governance and the Nuclear Industry

    By Barry Pemberton

    Corporate Governance and the Nuclear Industry explores the UK nuclear Legacy - governance issues associated with the decommissioning of a range of early-generation civil nuclear facilities. This book traces how we got here and the risks that have been taken, whilst presenting new research and…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Corporate Governance

  • Sustainability-oriented Innovation Systems in China and India book cover

    Sustainability-oriented Innovation Systems in China and India

    Edited by Tilman Altenburg

    Global economic growth, recently fuelled by Asia’s emerging economies, has greatly accelerated the accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and boosted demand for scarce natural resources, including energy, food and mineral raw materials. These developments are pushing the planet close to…

    Hardback – 2015-09-22
    Routledge

  • Wind Energy – The Facts: A Guide to the Technology, Economics and Future of Wind Power book cover

    Wind Energy – The Facts

    A Guide to the Technology, Economics and Future of Wind Power

    By European Wind Energy Association

    Wind power is often held up as the most accessible and cost-effective route to reducing our reliance on fossil fuels and improving our energy independence, yet knowledge of what it offers is often clouded by myths and misunderstandings, which can hamper its adoption. This new book, the result of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-19
    Routledge

  • Smart Cities: Governing, Modelling and Analysing the Transition book cover

    Smart Cities

    Governing, Modelling and Analysing the Transition

    Edited by Mark Deakin

    Smart city development has emerged a major issue over the past 5 years. Since the launch of IBM’s Smart Planet and CISCO’s Smart Cities and Communities programmes, their potential to deliver on global sustainable development targets have captured the public’s attention. However, despite this…

    Paperback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge

  • The Hungry Dragon: How China’s Resource Quest is Reshaping the World book cover

    The Hungry Dragon

    How China’s Resource Quest is Reshaping the World

    By Sigfrido Burgos Cáceres, Sophal Ear

    This book explores China’s quest for energy sources, raw materials and natural resources around the world, with a specific emphasis on oil. China’s ubiquitous presence in Africa, Asia and Latin America is reshaping the world with regards to economics, politics and national security. It offers a…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge

  • Renewable Energy book cover

    Renewable Energy

    Edited by Marc A. Rosen

    This four-volume collection brings together the most important canonical papers in the wide and important field of renewable energy. This is the first coherent academic reference work to date. By looking at renewable energy topics such as solar, wind and geothermal energy; bioenergy and waste…

    Hardback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Natural Resources

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