E-books: Environment & Resources

  • Net Zero Energy Building: Predicted and Unintended Consequences book cover

    Net Zero Energy Building

    Predicted and Unintended Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Ming Hu

    What do we mean by net zero energy? Zero operating energy? Zero energy costs? Zero emissions? There is no one answer: approaches to net zero building vary widely across the globe and are influenced by different environmental and cultural contexts. Net Zero Energy Building: Predicted and Unintended…

    eBook – 2019-03-25
    Routledge

  • Ecological Living book cover

    Ecological Living

    1st Edition

    By John Gusdorf

    This book emphasizes how we already have the technologies available, including renewable energy and the ability to recycle most materials, to make ecological living possible and that perceived barriers to energy transitions can be overcome. Human life relies upon two systems: the biosphere and the…

    eBook – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Concrete Recycling: Research and Practice book cover

    Concrete Recycling

    Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francois de Larrard, Horacio Colina

    François de Larrard is Scientific Director of the R&D centre of the LafargeHolcim group and Scientific Director of the French national project Recybéton. He formerly spent almost thirty years at IFSTTAR (formerly LCPC). He has been granted both the Robert l'Hermite medal and the G.H. Tattersall…

    eBook – 2019-03-04
    CRC Press

  • Visions of Energy Futures: Imagining and Innovating Low-Carbon Transitions book cover

    Visions of Energy Futures

    Imagining and Innovating Low-Carbon Transitions, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin K. Sovacool

    This book examines the visions, fantasies, frames, discourses, imaginaries, and expectations associated with six state-of-the-art energy systems—nuclear power, hydrogen fuel cells, shale gas, clean coal, smart meters, and electric vehicles—playing a key role in current deliberations about…

    eBook – 2019-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

  • The Green Revolution: Narratives of Politics, Technology and Gender book cover

    The Green Revolution

    Narratives of Politics, Technology and Gender, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Kilby

    This book reviews the Green Revolution, starting with its inception and development from the 1940s to the 1970s, and leading to what is commonly referred to as a second Green Revolution in the 2000s. Building on the historical assessment, it draws insights for contemporary policy debates and…

    eBook – 2019-03-04
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Green Leap to an Inclusive Economy book cover

    The Green Leap to an Inclusive Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fernando Casado Caneque, Stuart L. Hart

    In The Green Leap to an Inclusive Economy, two leading thinkers, Stuart L. Hart and Fernando Casado Cañeque, challenge head on the two biggest issues facing humanity and the planet today: Inequality and Environmental Degradation. They present the new design thinking required for a more inclusive…

    eBook – 2019-02-22
    Routledge

  • Water Ethics: A Values Approach to Solving the Water Crisis book cover

    Water Ethics

    A Values Approach to Solving the Water Crisis, 2nd Edition

    By David Groenfeldt

    Fully revised and updated, this second edition of Water Ethics continues to consolidate water ethics as a key dimension of water-related decisions. The book introduces the idea that ethics are an intrinsic dimension of any water policy, program, or practice, and that understanding what ethics are…

    eBook – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Agricultural and Agribusiness Law: An Introduction for Non-Lawyers book cover

    Agricultural and Agribusiness Law

    An Introduction for Non-Lawyers, 2nd Edition

    By Theodore A. Feitshans

    This introductory textbook provides an overview of the concepts necessary for an understanding of agricultural and agribusiness law. The text will help students of land-based industries with little or no legal background to appreciate and identify issues that may require referral or consultation…

    eBook – 2019-02-21
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Intergenerational Justice book cover

    Climate Change and Intergenerational Justice

    1st Edition

    By Tracey Skillington

    Synonymous with catastrophe and destructive tendencies, the Anthropocene provokes reflection on the limits of existing applications of ideas of responsibility, ecological agency and democratic justice. Youth campaigners, in particular, make emerging insights on the Anthropocene of central…

    eBook – 2019-02-18
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • Emerging Energy Alternatives for Sustainable Environment book cover

    Emerging Energy Alternatives for Sustainable Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by D. P. Singh, Richa Kothari, V. V. Tyagi

    Sustainability of environment is an emerging global issue at present. Unsustainable or deteriorating environment is a matter of concern as it has threatened the survival of living creatures. Recently, climate change has been a matter of great concern at a global platform owing to imbalances in…

    eBook – 2019-02-14
    CRC Press

  • Governing Technology in the Quest for Sustainability on Earth book cover

    Governing Technology in the Quest for Sustainability on Earth

    1st Edition

    By Dain Bolwell

    Governing Technology in the Quest for Sustainability on Earth explores how human technologies can be managed to ensure the long-term sustainability of our species and of other life forms with which we share this world. It analyses human impact, the discourses of environmentalism and issues of…

    eBook – 2019-02-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution Business book cover

    Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution Business

    1st Edition

    By Pramod Paliwal, Sudhir Yadav

    The natural gas business consists of two major aspects, sourcing and transportation, and distribution has been a growing area of interest to industry, government and academia. With the emphasis on promoting natural gas sector, there is an increasing need to have a well documented book that deals…

    eBook – 2019-02-04
    CRC Press

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