• How Power Shapes Energy Transitions in Southeast Asia: A complex governance challenge book cover

    How Power Shapes Energy Transitions in Southeast Asia

    A complex governance challenge

    By Jens Marquardt

    An understanding of the role of energy-related governance systems and the conditions required for a shift towards renewables in developing countries is urgently needed in order to tap into the global potential of low-carbon development. Although renewable energy sources have become technically…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

  • Cool Companies: How the Best Businesses Boost Profits and Productivity by Cutting Greenhouse Gas Emmissions book cover

    Cool Companies

    How the Best Businesses Boost Profits and Productivity by Cutting Greenhouse Gas Emmissions

    By Joseph J. Romm

    'Cool Companies' turns on its head the idea that measures to avert global warming and climate change will pile massive costs on to the industrial sector. It shows how the smartest companies have been able to make money through the improvements that reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Industry…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • Socioeconomic Evaluation of Megaprojects: Dealing with uncertainties book cover

    Socioeconomic Evaluation of Megaprojects

    Dealing with uncertainties

    Edited by Markku Lehtonen, Pierre-Benoît Joly, Luis Aparicio

    The governance and evaluation of ‘megaprojects’ – that is, large-scale, complex, high-stakes infrastructure projects usually commissioned by governments and delivered through partnerships between public and private organisations – is receiving increased attention. However, megaproject evaluation…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14
    Routledge

  • Our Energy Future: Socioeconomic Implications and Policy Options for Rural America book cover

    Our Energy Future

    Socioeconomic Implications and Policy Options for Rural America

    Edited by Don E. Albrecht

    Rapid changes in energy production and consumption are having major socioeconomic implications for the communities of rural America. Technological developments in horizontal drilling, hydraulic fracturing (fracking) nuclear energy, biofuels, wind and solar energy have significantly increased…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Geologic Fundamentals of Geothermal Energy book cover

    Geologic Fundamentals of Geothermal Energy

    By David R. Boden

    Geothermal energy stands out because it can be used as a baseload resource. This book, unlike others, examines the geology related to geothermal applications. Geology dictates (a) how geothermal resources can be found, (b) the nature of the geothermal resource (such as liquid- or vapor-dominated)…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07
    CRC Press
    Energy and the Environment

  • Energy Policy in the Greenhouse: From warming fate to warming limit book cover

    Energy Policy in the Greenhouse

    From warming fate to warming limit

    By Florentin Krause, Wilfrid Bach, Jon Koomey

    The globe is warming and while no one knows what will happen as a result, it is clear that slowing the process is a necessary goal. Other studies have considered 'warming fates', this one brings sophisticated computer modeling to bear on ways of minimizing the risks.  Fossil carbon emissions,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • Forward Drive: The Race to Build the Clean Car of the Future book cover

    Forward Drive

    The Race to Build the Clean Car of the Future

    By Jim Motavalli

    This comprehensive account of the past, present and future of the automobile examines the key trends, key technologies and key players involved in the race to develop clean, environmentally friendly vehicles that are affordable and that do not compromise on safety or design. Undertaking a rigorous…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Cities in Europe book cover

    Sustainable Cities in Europe

    By Peter Nijkamp, Adriaan Perrels

    Although urbanization steadily increases, many modern cities are finding the accommodation of their populations an increasingly difficult task. Planners and policy-makers battling to alleviate the problem with a host of urban renewal initiatives have made environmental issues and policies central…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • The Environmental Management of Low-Grade Fuels book cover

    The Environmental Management of Low-Grade Fuels

    By Mary MacDonald, Michael Chadwick, Gareg Aslanian

    The negative environmental impacts of energy use, particularly soil and water pollution, continue to present serious policy dilemmas. The release of emissions and effluents and the build-up of solid waste throughout the fuel cycle have disruptive effects on natural habitats and human health.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • Unravelling the Fukushima Disaster book cover

    Unravelling the Fukushima Disaster

    Edited by Mitsuo Yamakawa, Daisaku Yamamoto

    The Fukushima disaster continues to appear in national newspapers when there is another leakage of radiation-contaminated water, evacuation designations are changed, or major compensation issues arise and so remains far from over. However, after five years, attention and research towards the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Biomass Assessment book cover

    Biomass Assessment

    By Andrew Millington, John Townsend

    Energy is an issue for everyone and nowhere more so than in the SADCC countries. But for sensible policy and planning, clear information about the extent of resources is needed. This innovative study combines the results of field assessment of biomass with advanced techniques in remote sensing by…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • Beyond the Woodfuel Crisis: People, land and trees in Africa book cover

    Beyond the Woodfuel Crisis

    People, land and trees in Africa

    By Gerald Leach, Robin Mearns

    People scratching a living from parched land, women walking miles for scraps of firewood are both familiar images of Africa. But, in many places, people, with the help of governments and aid agencies, are putting the land into good shape, growing more food and creating a healthy cover of trees.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

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