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  • The Fuelwood Trap

    A study of the SADCC region

    By Barry Munslow, Yemi Katerere, Adriaan Ferf, Phil O'Keefe

    Over 60 million people live in the SADCC countries; by 2000 AD the number will be over 100 million. The vast majority, city-dwellers as well as farmers, rely on wood fuel for domestic use. Supplies are diminishing as consumption grows. The quality of life is deteriorating yet further and the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • Handbook of Transitions to Energy and Climate Security

    Edited by Robert E. Looney

    An original contribution to our understanding of a phenomenon that is reshaping the world, this title thoroughly discusses the transformation of the energy security policy arena brought on by two dramatic developments – the increased potential availability of energy in many parts of the world on…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Geologic Fundamentals of Geothermal Energy

    By David R. Boden

    Geothermal energy stands out because it can be used as a baseload resource. This book, unlike others, examines the geology related to geothermal applications. Geology dictates (a) how geothermal resources can be found, (b) the nature of the geothermal resource (such as liquid- or vapor-dominated)…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    CRC Press
    Energy and the Environment

  • Windpower Ownership in Sweden

    Business models and motives

    By Tore Wizelius

    Windpower is a modular technology, and compared to most other power plants also rather small scale. Wind turbines are installed to the distribution grid, which is called distributed generation. Ownership and revenues can be distributed as well, using the right ownership models. Several different…

    Paperback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Our Energy Future

    Socioeconomic Implications and Policy Options for Rural America

    Edited by Don E. Albrecht

    Rapid changes in energy production and consumption are having major socioeconomic implications for the communities of rural America. Technological developments in horizontal drilling, hydraulic fracturing (fracking) nuclear energy, biofuels, wind and solar energy have significantly increased…

    Paperback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Biomass Assessment

    By Andrew Millington, John Townsend

    Energy is an issue for everyone and nowhere more so than in the SADCC countries. But for sensible policy and planning, clear information about the extent of resources is needed. This innovative study combines the results of field assessment of biomass with advanced techniques in remote sensing by…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • The Environmental Management of Low-Grade Fuels

    By Mary MacDonald, Michael Chadwick, Gareg Aslanian

    The negative environmental impacts of energy use, particularly soil and water pollution, continue to present serious policy dilemmas. The release of emissions and effluents and the build-up of solid waste throughout the fuel cycle have disruptive effects on natural habitats and human health.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • Beyond the Woodfuel Crisis

    People, land and trees in Africa

    By Gerald Leach, Robin Mearns

    People scratching a living from parched land, women walking miles for scraps of firewood are both familiar images of Africa. But, in many places, people, with the help of governments and aid agencies, are putting the land into good shape, growing more food and creating a healthy cover of trees.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • Future Bioenergy and Sustainable Land Use

    By Renate Schubert

    Biofuels have been represented by some as a silver bullet to the climate change threat, and by others as a fatal mistake set to destroy forests and increase hunger; they are neither. Sane and sensibly developed they offer a chance to reduce emissions, generate employment and diversify rural…

    Paperback – 2016-09-18 
    Routledge

  • Rebuilding Fukushima

    Edited by Mistuo Yamakawa, Daisaku Yamamoto

    To date, there have been few books that systematically address what is being done in Fukushima to secure and revive the livelihoods of those affected by the nuclear disaster. This book explores the challenges and prospects in recovery and rebuilding efforts in Fukushima, providing a greater…

    Hardback – 2016-09-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Introduction to Energy Analysis

    2nd Edition

    By Kornelis Blok, Evert Nieuwlaar

    The energy supply and demand system is of great importance for society, from economic, social, and ecological viewpoints. The last decade in particular has seen rapid changes in the world of energy systems, and it is therefore now an important area for study, academic research, and professional…

    Paperback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge

  • LowEx Building Design for ZeroEmission Architecture

    By Hansjuerg Leibundgut, Marcel Bruelisauer, Matthias Mast, Forrest Meggers

    Zero emission during operation - this has to be the target for buildings in the near future. This book approaches this goal with the application of the thermodynamic concept of exergy to the built environment, allowing new design and technology concepts that go beyond mere ‘energy saving’. This…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

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