E-books: Environment & Resources

  • Energy in Europe: Issues and Policies book cover

    Energy in Europe

    Issues and Policies, 1st Edition

    By Thomas G. Weyman-Jones

    Originally published in 1986. Energy economics emerged in the 1970s as one of the most controversial and critical aspects of European economic and political development. This book provides a fully comprehensive but easily accessible guide to the key issues of energy policy, placing them in a…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy

  • A Dictionary of Energy book cover

    A Dictionary of Energy

    1st Edition

    By Martin Counihan

    Originally published in 1981. Every aspect of Energy – production, conversion and use - is discussed and explained in this unique dictionary. Comprehensive and well-illustrated entries cover fossil and other types of chemical fuel; hydro-electric and nuclear power; energy conservation; solar energy…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy

  • The Politics of Energy: The Development and Implementation of the NEP book cover

    The Politics of Energy

    The Development and Implementation of the NEP, 1st Edition

    By G. Bruce Doern, Glen Toner

    Originally published in 1985. This in-depth analysis of federal energy policy and politics in the oil and gas sector critically evaluates the National Energy Program, one of the most controversial and wide-ranging policy initiatives in Canadian history - an import case study. Bridging Canadian…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy

  • Energy Strategies for the UK book cover

    Energy Strategies for the UK

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Littlechild, Kirit Vaidya

    Originally published in 1982. This book describes a comprehensive and integrated model of the UK energy sector which focuses on decision-making and optimisation rather than on forecasting or simulation. It incorporates the production and investment policy of all the major fuels over a fifty-year…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy

  • Water Crises and Governance: Reinventing Collaborative Institutions in an Era of Uncertainty book cover

    Water Crises and Governance

    Reinventing Collaborative Institutions in an Era of Uncertainty, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Leigh Taylor, David A. Sonnenfeld

    Water Crises and Governance critically examines the relationship between water crises and governance in the face of challenges to provide water for growing human demand and environmental needs. Water crises threaten the assumptions and accepted management practices of water users, managers and…

    eBook – 2019-06-21
    Routledge

  • Marine Policy: An Introduction to Governance and International Law of the Oceans book cover

    Marine Policy

    An Introduction to Governance and International Law of the Oceans, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Zacharias, Jeff Ardron

    This book provides readers with a foundation in policy development and analysis, describing how policy, including legal mechanisms, are applied to the marine environment. It presents a systematic treatment of all aspects of marine policy, including climate change, energy, environmental protection,…

    eBook – 2019-06-20
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • A Global Corporate Trust for Agroecological Integrity: New Agriculture in a World of Legitimate Eco-states book cover

    A Global Corporate Trust for Agroecological Integrity

    New Agriculture in a World of Legitimate Eco-states, 1st Edition

    By John W. Head

    This book examines global environmental governance and how legal, institutional, and conceptual reform can facilitate a transformation to a new ‘natural-systems’ form of agriculture. Profound global climate disruption makes it essential that we replace our current agricultural system – described…

    eBook – 2019-06-14
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Iraq’s Oil and Gas Industry: The Legal and Contractual Framework book cover

    Iraq’s Oil and Gas Industry

    The Legal and Contractual Framework, 1st Edition

    By Janan Al-Asady

    Oil, an integral part of the contemporary global economy, is considered a driving force behind the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Hydrocarbon reserves in Iraq have a significant role to play in global supply, with oil revenue accounting for more than 90% of Iraqi government income. This book provides a…

    eBook – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Energy Law and Regulation

  • Stakeholder Democracy: Represented Democracy in a Time of Fear book cover

    Stakeholder Democracy

    Represented Democracy in a Time of Fear, 1st Edition

    By Felix Dodds

    In the context of sustainable development, this book describes how we are moving from representative to participatory democracy, and how we are now in a "stakeholder democracy," which is working to strengthen represented democracy in a time of fear. Since the 1992 Rio Earth Summit the idea of…

    eBook – 2019-06-04
    Routledge

  • Utopia in the Anthropocene: A Change Plan for a Sustainable and Equitable World book cover

    Utopia in the Anthropocene

    A Change Plan for a Sustainable and Equitable World, 1st Edition

    By Michael Harvey

    Utopia in the Anthropocene takes a cross-disciplinary approach to analyse our current world problems, identify the key resistance to change and take the reader step by step towards a more sustainable, equitable and rewarding world. It presents paradigm-shifting models of economics, political…

    eBook – 2019-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • The Circular Economy: A User's Guide book cover

    The Circular Economy

    A User's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Walter R Stahel

    A Circular Economy seeks to rebuild capital, whether this is financial, manufactured, human, social or natural, and offers opportunities and solutions for all organisations. This book, written by Walter Stahel, who is widely recognised as one of the key people who formulated the concept of the…

    eBook – 2019-06-03
    Routledge

  • Green, Reliable and Viable: Perspectives on India’s Shift Towards Low-Carbon Energy: Perspectives on India’s Shift Towards Low-Carbon Energy book cover

    Green, Reliable and Viable: Perspectives on India’s Shift Towards Low-Carbon Energy

    Perspectives on India’s Shift Towards Low-Carbon Energy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ajay Mathur, Adair Turner, Noëmie Leprince-Ringuet

    Resource-intensive practices of yesterday can no longer sustain the world. The future of our planet hinges on timely transitions to efficiency of resource-use across ecosystems of people, products, and processes. This will happen through transitions to low-carbon global energy systems. Against this…

    eBook – 2019-06-03
    CRC Press

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