• Green Transportation and Energy Consumption in China book cover

    Green Transportation and Energy Consumption in China

    1st Edition

    By Jian Chai, Ying Yang, Quanying Lu, Limin Xing, Ting Liang, Kin Keung Lai, Shouyang Wang

    This book provides insights into China’s energy consumption and pollution as well as its energy saving policies. It explores energy saving ways and argues for an energy consumption revolution, which includes technologies to improve transportation resource efficiency, modification of existing…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Ocean Energy: Governance Challenges for Wave and Tidal Stream Technologies book cover

    Ocean Energy

    Governance Challenges for Wave and Tidal Stream Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Glen Wright, Sandy Kerr, Kate Johnson

    Energy from wave and tidal power is a key component of current policies for renewable sources of energy. This book provides the first comprehensive exploration of legal, economic, and social issues related to the emerging ocean energy industry, in particular wave and tidal energy technologies. …

    Paperback – 2019-09-14 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Governance in the Extractive Industries: Power, Cultural Politics and Regulation book cover

    Governance in the Extractive Industries

    Power, Cultural Politics and Regulation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lori Leonard, Siba N. Grovogui

    Greater understanding of the forms and consequences of investment and disinvestment in the extractive industries is required as a result of capitalist expansion, recent declines in global commodity prices, and claims that extractive sector projects, especially in the global south, are…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Routledge Revivals: Kyoto Protocol (1999): A Guide and Assessment book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Kyoto Protocol (1999)

    A Guide and Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Michael Grubb, Christiaan Vrolijk, Duncan Brack

    Originally published in 1999, The Kyoto Protocol provides a detailed discussion on the history, terms and implications of the Kyoto Protocol 1997. It explains the meaning of provision on emissions trading and other flexibility mechanisms, and provides a quantitative analysis using the Energy and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • South Africa’s Energy Transition: A Roadmap to a Decarbonised, Low-cost and Job-rich Future book cover

    South Africa’s Energy Transition

    A Roadmap to a Decarbonised, Low-cost and Job-rich Future, 1st Edition

    By Tobias Bischof-Niemz, Terence Creamer

    South Africa’s energy transition has become a highly topical, emotive and politically contentious topic. Taking a systems perspective, this book offers an evidence-based roadmap for such a transition and debunks many of the myths raised about the risks of a renewable-energy-led electricity mix.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Renewable Energy Engineering and Technology: Principles and Practice book cover

    Renewable Energy Engineering and Technology

    Principles and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by V. V. N. Kishore

    This is the most comprehensive guide ever written on renewables technology and engineering, intended to cater for the rapidly growing numbers of present and future engineers who are keen to lead the revolution. All the main sectors are covered - photovoltaics, solar thermal, wind, bioenergy, hydro…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • The Making of China's Foreign Policy in the 21st century: Historical Sources, Institutions/Players, and Perceptions of Power Relations book cover

    The Making of China's Foreign Policy in the 21st century

    Historical Sources, Institutions/Players, and Perceptions of Power Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    This book is a study of the making of foreign policy of China, a rising power in the 21st century. It examines three sets of driving forces behind China’s foreign policy making. One is historical sources, including the selective memories and reconstruction of the glorious empire with an…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

  • Chinese Hydropower Development in Africa and Asia: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Global Dam-Building book cover

    Chinese Hydropower Development in Africa and Asia

    Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Global Dam-Building, 1st Edition

    Edited by Giuseppina Siciliano, Frauke Urban

    In recent years, both Chinese overseas investment and hydropower development have been topics of increasing interest and research, with Chinese actors acting as financiers, developers, builders and sub-contractors. Chinese Hydropower Development in Africa and Asia explores the governance and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Energy Security and Cooperation in Eurasia: Power, profits and politics book cover

    Energy Security and Cooperation in Eurasia

    Power, profits and politics, 1st Edition

    By Ekaterina Svyatets

    Why are bilateral relations, especially in the area of energy security, so different in the cases of U.S.-Russia, U.S.-Azerbaijan, and Russia-Germany energy deals? Why do some states find common ground despite differences, while others, with all the seemingly favourable conditions, are sinking into…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Energy Poverty and Vulnerability: A Global Perspective book cover

    Energy Poverty and Vulnerability

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Simcock, Harriet Thomson, Saska Petrova, Stefan Bouzarovski

    Human health and well being are closely intertwined with the ability to access affordable and modern domestic energy services, including heating, cooling, lighting, cooking, and information technology. Energy poverty is said to occur when such amenities cannot be secured up to a socially- and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Carbon Footprints as Cultural-Ecological Metaphors book cover

    Carbon Footprints as Cultural-Ecological Metaphors

    1st Edition

    By Anita Girvan

    Through an examination of carbon footprint metaphors, this books demonstrates the ways in which climate change and other ecological issues are culturally and materially constituted through metaphor. The carbon footprint metaphor has achieved a ubiquitous presence in Anglo-North American public…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Accelerating Sustainable Energy Transition(s) in Developing Countries: The challenges of climate change and sustainable development book cover

    Accelerating Sustainable Energy Transition(s) in Developing Countries

    The challenges of climate change and sustainable development, 1st Edition

    By Laurence L Delina

    Accelerating sustainable energy transitions away from carbon-based fuel sources needs to be high on the agendas of developing countries. It is key in achieving their climate mitigation promises and sustainable energy development objectives. To bring about rapid transitions, simultaneous turns are…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

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