• Handbook of Bioenergy Crops: A Complete Reference to Species, Development and Applications book cover

    Handbook of Bioenergy Crops

    A Complete Reference to Species, Development and Applications

    By N. El Bassam

    Biomass currently accounts for about fifteen per cent of global primary energy consumption and is playing an increasingly important role in the face of climate change, energy and food security concerns. Handbook of Bioenergy Crops is a unique reference and guide, with extensive coverage of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Bioenergy

  • Integrated Sustainable Design of Buildings book cover

    Integrated Sustainable Design of Buildings

    By Paul Appleby

    Integrated Sustainable Design of Buildings aims to provide a guide to members of design and masterplanning teams on how to deliver sustainable development and buildings cost effectively, meeting current and emerging UK and international statutory and planning requirements. Using a series of case…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • A Handbook on Low-Energy Buildings and District-Energy Systems: Fundamentals, Techniques and Examples book cover

    A Handbook on Low-Energy Buildings and District-Energy Systems

    Fundamentals, Techniques and Examples

    By L.D. Danny Harvey

    Winner of Choice Magazine - Outstanding Academic Titles for 2007 Buildings account for over one third of global energy use and associated greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. Reducing energy use by buildings is therefore an essential part of any strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • Designing High-Density Cities: For Social and Environmental Sustainability book cover

    Designing High-Density Cities

    For Social and Environmental Sustainability

    Edited by Edward Ng

    Compact living is sustainable living. High-density cities can support closer amenities, encourage reduced trip lengths and the use of public transport and therefore reduce transport energy costs and carbon emissions. High-density planning also helps to control the spread of urban suburbs into open…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • Energy 2050: Making the Transition to a Secure Low-Carbon Energy System book cover

    Energy 2050

    Making the Transition to a Secure Low-Carbon Energy System

    By Jim Skea, Paul Ekins, Mark Winskel

    The United Kingdom is committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by at least eighty per cent by 2050, a target that will only be achieved by transforming the way that energy is supplied and used. At the same time there are anxieties about the security of energy provision in terms…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • Building Ventilation: The State of the Art book cover

    Building Ventilation

    The State of the Art

    Edited by Mat Santamouris, Peter Wouters

    Ensuring optimum ventilation performance is a vital part of building design. Prepared by recognized experts from Europe and the US, and published in association with the International Energy Agency's Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC), this authoritative work provides organized,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • Renewable Energy and the Public: From NIMBY to Participation book cover

    Renewable Energy and the Public

    From NIMBY to Participation

    Edited by Patrick Devine-Wright

    Throughout the world, the threat of climate change is pressing governments to accelerate the deployment of technologies to generate low carbon electricity or heat. But this is frequently leading to controversy, as energy and planning policies are revised to support new energy sources or…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • Energy Security and Cooperation in Eurasia: Power, profits and politics book cover

    Energy Security and Cooperation in Eurasia

    Power, profits and politics

    By Ekaterina Svyatets

    Why are bilateral relations, especially in the area of energy security, so different in the cases of U.S.-Russia, U.S.-Azerbaijan, and Russia-Germany energy deals? Why do some states find common ground despite differences, while others, with all the seemingly favourable conditions, are sinking into…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • 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

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