• Renewable Energy in Europe: Markets, Trends and Technologies book cover

    Renewable Energy in Europe

    Markets, Trends and Technologies, 2nd Edition

    Edited by European Renewable Energy Council

    How can the European Union meet its binding 20% renewable energy target in final energy consumption by the year 2020? Which sources offer the best prospects for realizing this goal? These are the questions answered by this key book which analyses the current situation of renewable energy in Europe,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge

  • Challenging Consumption: Pathways to a more Sustainable Future book cover

    Challenging Consumption

    Pathways to a more Sustainable Future

    Edited by Anna R. Davies, Frances Fahy, Henrike Rau

    Sustainable consumption is a central research topic in academic discourses of sustainable development and global environmental change. Informed by a number of disciplinary perspectives, this book is structured around four key themes in sustainable consumption research: Living, Moving, Dwelling and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Resource Accounting for Sustainability Assessment: The Nexus between Energy, Food, Water and Land Use book cover

    Resource Accounting for Sustainability Assessment

    The Nexus between Energy, Food, Water and Land Use

    Edited by Mario Giampietro, Richard J. Aspinall, Jesus Ramos-Martin, Sandra G. F. Bukkens

    The demands placed on land, water, energy and other natural resources are exacerbated as the world population continues to increase together with the expectations of economic growth. This, combined with concerns over environmental change, presents a set of scientific, policy and management issues…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Sustainability and Governance

  • Human Security and Japan’s Triple Disaster: Responding to the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima nuclear crisis book cover

    Human Security and Japan’s Triple Disaster

    Responding to the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima nuclear crisis

    Edited by Paul Bacon, Christopher Hobson

    Japan has been one of the most important international sponsors of human security, yet the concept has hitherto not been considered relevant to the Japanese domestic context. This book applies the human security approach to the specific case of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident that…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • The Handbook of Sustainable Refurbishment: Non-Domestic Buildings book cover

    The Handbook of Sustainable Refurbishment: Non-Domestic Buildings

    By Baker Nick

    The refurbishment of existing buildings is a crucial yet often neglected subject within sustainable architecture; attention is usually focused on new buildings. Many old buildings waste large amounts of energy and provide poor internal conditions for occupants through poor lighting, poor…

    Paperback – 2015-12-04
    Routledge

  • Geothermal Energy: Utilization and Technology book cover

    Geothermal Energy

    Utilization and Technology

    By Mary H. Dickson, Mario Fanelli

    Geothermal energy refers to the heat contained within the Earth that generates geological phenomena on a planetary scale. Today, this term is often associated with man's efforts to tap into this vast energy source. Geothermal Energy: utilization and technology is a detailed reference text,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Urban Energy Policy: Heat and the city book cover

    Sustainable Urban Energy Policy

    Heat and the city

    By David Hawkey, Janette Webb, Heather Lovell, David McCrone, Margaret Tingey, Mark Winskel

    Minimising the most severe risks of climate change means ending societal dependence on fossil fuels, and radically improving the efficiency with which we use all energy sources. Such deliberate transformative change is, however, without precedent. Sustainable Urban Energy Policy debates the major…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • The Handbook of Environmental Policy Evaluation book cover

    The Handbook of Environmental Policy Evaluation

    By Ann Crabb, Pieter Leroy

    Policy evaluation is an important and well-established part of the policy process, facilitating and feeding back to promote the ongoing effectiveness of policies that have been implemented or anticipating policies in the making. Environmental policy is a special case, presenting new complexities…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • 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

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