E-books: Energy

  • The Rise and Rise of Indicators: Their History and Geography book cover

    The Rise and Rise of Indicators

    Their History and Geography, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Morse

    This book makes indicators more accessible, in terms of what they are, who created them and how they are used. It examines the subjectivity and human frailty behind these quintessentially ‘hard’ and technical measures of the world. To achieve this goal, The Rise and Rise of Indicators presents the…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • How Solar Energy Became Cheap: A Model for Low-Carbon Innovation book cover

    How Solar Energy Became Cheap

    A Model for Low-Carbon Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Gregory F. Nemet

    Solar energy is a substantial global industry, one that has generated trade disputes among superpowers, threatened the solvency of large energy companies, and prompted serious reconsideration of electric utility regulation rooted in the 1930s. One of the biggest payoffs from solar’s success is not…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Energy Fables: Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector book cover

    Energy Fables

    Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Rinkinen, Elizabeth Shove, Jacopo Torriti

    Energy Fables: Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector takes a fresh look at key terms and concepts around which energy research and policy are organised. Drawing on recent research in energy and transport studies, and combining this with concepts from sociology, economics, social theory and…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge

  • 'One Planet' Cities: Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits book cover

    'One Planet' Cities

    Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits, 1st Edition

    By David Thorpe

    This book addresses the crucial question of how the essential needs of the growing human population can be met without breaking the Earth's already-stretched life-support system. With four out of five people predicted to be urban dwellers by 2080, ‘One Planet’ Cities proposes a pathway to genuine…

    eBook – 2019-04-30
    Routledge

  • The Water–Food–Energy Nexus: Power, Politics, and Justice book cover

    The Water–Food–Energy Nexus

    Power, Politics, and Justice, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Allouche, Carl Middleton, Dipak Gyawali

    The world of development thinkers and practitioners is abuzz with a new lexicon: the idea of "the nexus" between water, food, and energy which is intuitively compelling. It promises better integration of multiple sectoral elements, a better transition to greener economies, and sustainable…

    eBook – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Nuclear Power in Crisis: Politics and Planning for the Nuclear State book cover

    Nuclear Power in Crisis

    Politics and Planning for the Nuclear State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Blowers, David Pepper

    Originally published in 1987. The Chernobyl disaster intensified the whole debate on the nuclear power industry. There was great public concern about the industry regulation, about the siting of nuclear facilities, including the dumping of nuclear waste, and about the alleged secretiveness of the…

    eBook – 2019-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • Priorities in Nuclear Technology: Program Prosperity and Decay in the United States Atomic Energy Commission, 1956-1971 book cover

    Priorities in Nuclear Technology

    Program Prosperity and Decay in the United States Atomic Energy Commission, 1956-1971, 1st Edition

    By Irvin C. Bupp

    Originally published in 1988. This book considers why some public policies succeed and others do not. It looks at the entrepreneurial process that creates public policies and examines whether they prosper or falter because of their political consequences. The programs and personnel of the Atomic…

    eBook – 2019-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • The Nuclear Power Debate: A Guide to the Literature book cover

    The Nuclear Power Debate

    A Guide to the Literature, 1st Edition

    By Jerry W. Mansfield

    Originally published in 1984. This annotated bibliography will serve as a starting point for information on the issue of nuclear power. Arranged for easy use into three sections – Pro-Nuclear, Anti-Nuclear, and Neutral – the book cites over a hundred of the most important books on the subject,…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • Nuclear Power: Siting and Safety book cover

    Nuclear Power

    Siting and Safety, 1st Edition

    By Stan Openshaw

    Originally published in 1986. Nuclear power is now regarded as essential to survival in the twenty-first century. But the safety of nuclear power stations is a highly controversial topic, and where they will be sited is a most vital question. In this independent critique, based on four years of…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • Nuclear Decommissioning and Society: Public Links to a New Technology book cover

    Nuclear Decommissioning and Society

    Public Links to a New Technology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin J. Pasqualetti

    Originally published in 1990. This book argues that a better understanding of the social impact of decommissioning - in areas such as jobs, waste, economics, opinion, law, public policy, land-use and legacies - is vital to the successful application of any technical solution. The issues raised are…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • The American Nuclear Power Industry: A Handbook book cover

    The American Nuclear Power Industry

    A Handbook, 1st Edition

    By William A. Pearman, Philip Starr

    Originally published in 1985. This book examines the scope of the industry and also focuses on issues relevant to it, divided into three sections: an overview of the American nuclear power industry, an examination of the nuclear power plant licensing process and issues that face the nuclear…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • Nuclear Power in India: A Comparative Analysis book cover

    Nuclear Power in India

    A Comparative Analysis, 1st Edition

    By David Hart

    Originally published in 1983. The Indian nuclear power programme, both the earliest in the Third World and also one of the most comprehensive, is an important and instructive subject for a wide-ranging and detailed study. This book examines the origins and rationale of the Indian programme in the…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

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