E-books: Environment & Resources

  • Introduction to Geographical Hydrology: Spatial Aspects of the Interactions Between Water Occurrence and Human Activity book cover

    Introduction to Geographical Hydrology

    Spatial Aspects of the Interactions Between Water Occurrence and Human Activity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard J. Chorley

    Originally published in this form in 1971, the content of this book was originally part of a larger composite volume ‘Water, Earth and Man’ (1969) which provided a synthesis of hydrology, geomorphology and socio-economic geography. This volume brings together the systematic theme of spatial aspects…

    eBook – 2019-04-10
    Routledge
    Collected Works of Richard J. Chorley

  • 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

  • Coal in Britain book cover

    Coal in Britain

    1st Edition

    By Gerald Manners

    Originally published in 1981. Examining in detail the best evidence on the likely level of domestic and overseas demand for British coal over the following 20 years, this study raised questions about the declared development and investment strategy of the National Coal Board. It exposes a central…

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

  • Nuclear Power, Man and the Environment book cover

    Nuclear Power, Man and the Environment

    1st Edition

    By R. J. Pentreath

    Originally published in 1980. A clear understanding of how radioactivity moves through the environment is essential to discussions on nuclear power. This book describes, in didactic rather than polemic style, the nature of radioactivity, how it arises in the day-to-day running of nuclear reactors,…

    eBook – 2019-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • Primary Resources and Energy in the Third World book cover

    Primary Resources and Energy in the Third World

    1st Edition

    By John Soussan

    Originally published in 1988. In this clear yet stimulating introductory text John Soussan explores the issues and arguments involved using a variety of case studies from across the Third World, including the tin mining industry, Rio Tinto-Zinc and fuelwood in Kenya.…

    eBook – 2019-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

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