• The Legacy of Nuclear Power book cover

    The Legacy of Nuclear Power

    By Andrew Blowers

    Nuclear energy leaves behind an infinitely dangerous legacy of radioactive wastes in places that are remote and polluted landscapes of risk. Four of these places - Hanford (USA) where the plutonium for the first atomic bombs was made, Sellafield, where the UK’s nuclear legacy is concentrated and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-05
    Routledge

  • Rethinking the Environmental Impacts of Renewable Energy: Mitigation and management book cover

    Rethinking the Environmental Impacts of Renewable Energy

    Mitigation and management

    By Alexander Clarke

    Renewable energy is important as a substitute for finite fossil fuels and inflexible nuclear power and could conceivably power the world. However, this is challenging as the world is currently 80% dependent on fossil fuels, and renewable sources produce only about 15% of total energy. Conversion…

    Paperback – 2016-08-29
    Routledge

  • The Renewable Energy Landscape: Preserving Scenic Values in our Sustainable Future book cover

    The Renewable Energy Landscape

    Preserving Scenic Values in our Sustainable Future

    Edited by Dean Apostol, James Palmer, Martin Pasqualetti, Richard Smardon, Robert Sullivan

    The Renewable Energy Landscape is a definitive guide to understanding, assessing, avoiding, and minimizing scenic impacts as we transition to a more renewable energy future. It focuses attention, for the first time, on the unique challenges solar, wind, and geothermal energy will create for…

    Hardback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Water Resources and Decision-Making Systems book cover

    Water Resources and Decision-Making Systems

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Kevin Parris

    Water data and information are essential to support efforts to understand, manage, allocate, utilize and protect water resources. The linkages between Water Information Systems and needs of decision makers are complex, but can be encapsulated in a Driving Force (Policy Needs) – Monitoring – Data…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • UK Wind Energy Technologies book cover

    UK Wind Energy Technologies

    Edited by Simon Hogg, Christopher Crabtree

    Phase 1 of the EPSRC SUPERGEN Wind programme began in March 2006 and work continued under Phase 2 until March 2014. The strategic aim was to re-establish a strong research community in wind energy technologies, across the UK’s leading academic and industrial research organisations. UK Wind Energy…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17
    Routledge

  • Land and Hydropolitics in the Nile River Basin: Challenges and new investments book cover

    Land and Hydropolitics in the Nile River Basin

    Challenges and new investments

    Edited by Emil Sandstrom, Anders Jagerskog, Terje Oestigaard

    The Nile River Basin supports the livelihoods of millions of people in Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan and Uganda, principally as water for agriculture and hydropower. The resource is the focus of much contested development, not only between upstream and downstream neighbours, but also from countries…

    Hardback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Sustainable Energy for All: Innovation, technology and pro-poor green transformations book cover

    Sustainable Energy for All

    Innovation, technology and pro-poor green transformations

    By David Ockwell, Rob Byrne

    Despite decades of effort and billions of dollars spent, two thirds of people in sub-Saharan Africa still lack access to electricity, a vital pre-cursor to economic development and poverty reduction. Ambitious international policy commitments seek to address this, but scholarship has failed to keep…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Photovoltaics in the Urban Environment: Lessons Learnt from Large Scale Projects book cover

    Photovoltaics in the Urban Environment

    Lessons Learnt from Large Scale Projects

    Edited by Bruno Gaiddon, Henk Kaan, Donna Munro

    The concept of cities as potential photovoltaic power plants is rapidly gaining prominence, but until now there has been no large scale study of the impacts of such development on urban fabric and infrastructure, or on inhabitants. This book, based on wide-ranging studies supported by the European…

    Paperback – 2016-08-01
    Routledge

  • China's Energy Security: A Multidimensional Perspective book cover

    China's Energy Security

    A Multidimensional Perspective

    Edited by Giulia C Romano, Jean-Francois Meglio

    A secure supply of energy is essential for all nations, to sustain their economy, and indeed their very survival. This subject is especially important in the case of China, as China’s booming economy and consequent demand for energy is affecting the whole world, and in turn potentially driving…

    Hardback – 2016-07-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Energy Accounts: Architectural Representations of Energy, Climate, and the Future book cover

    Energy Accounts

    Architectural Representations of Energy, Climate, and the Future

    Edited by Dan Willis, William W. Braham, Katsuhiko Muramoto, Daniel A. Barber

    How does one tell the story of energy production, use, or conservation in a manner sufficiently convincing to influence policy, behavior, and design? Energy Accounts explores potential answers to this question through compelling images, data visualizations, narratives, and other examples of…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30
    Routledge

  • Nineteenth-Century Energies: Literature, Technology, Culture book cover

    Nineteenth-Century Energies

    Literature, Technology, Culture

    Edited by Lynn Voskuil

    Nineteenth-Century Energies explores the idea of ‘energy’, a concept central to new directions in interdisciplinary studies today. It examines the cultural perceptions and uses of energy in the nineteenth century – both in terms of pure and applied science, and as an idea with widespread diffusion…

    Hardback – 2016-06-21
    Routledge

  • Strategies for Rapid Climate Mitigation: Wartime mobilisation as a model for action? book cover

    Strategies for Rapid Climate Mitigation

    Wartime mobilisation as a model for action?

    By Laurence L Delina

    To keep the global average temperature from rising further than 2°C, emissions must peak soon and then fall steeply. This book examines how such rapid mitigation can proceed – in the scale and speed required for effective climate action – using an analogy provided by the mobilisation for a war that…

    Hardback – 2016-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

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