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  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

  • Resources, Financial Risk and the Dynamics of Growth

    Systems and society, 1st Edition

    By Aled Jones, Roberto Pasqualino

    Decision making processes within government and the finance sector are unable to adequately engage with the interconnectivity of environmental, economic, geopolitical, societal and technological systems, and the associated growth in systemic risk. One significant factor is the inability of models…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Business Battles in the US Energy Sector

    Lessons for a Clean Energy Transition, 1st Edition

    By Christian Downie

    This book is ground breaking in its study of business actors in climate and energy politics. While various studies have demonstrated the influence of business actors across multiple policy domains, this is the first to examine the behaviour of business actors in energy centric sectors in the US…

    Hardback – 2019-01-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Variable Renewable Energy and the Electricity Grid

    1st Edition

    By Jay Apt, Paulina Jaramillo

    The integration of renewable energy resources into the electricity grid presents an important challenge. This book provides a review and analysis of the technical and policy options available for managing variable energy resources such as wind and solar power. As well as being of value to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08 
    Routledge

  • The Water-Food-Energy Nexus

    Power, Politics and Justice, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Allouche, Carl Middleton, Dipak Gyawali

    This book unpacks and challenges ‘the nexus’ concept, exploring how it recasts old debates around water storage and large-scale food/energy production in a new crisis narrative of scarcity and insecurity. The water-energy-food ‘nexus’ has received growing attention from policymakers, researchers,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Transitions in Energy Efficiency and Demand

    The Emergence, Diffusion and Impact of Low-Carbon Innovation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kirsten E.H. Jenkins, Debbie Hopkins

    Meeting the goals enshrined in the Paris Agreement and limiting global temperature increases to less than two degrees above pre-industrial levels demands rapid reductions in global carbon dioxide emissions. Reducing energy demand has a central role in achieving this goal, but existing policy…

    Hardback – 2018-12-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

  • Energy Policy in China

    1st Edition

    By Chi-Jen Yang

    Energy policy has always been an important part of China’s national policy agenda. Although the overall Chinese economy has become largely market-driven, its energy sectors are still subject to varying degrees of government control. Authoritarian governance allows China to move very quickly in some…

    Paperback – 2018-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Agricultural Land Use and Natural Gas Extraction Conflicts

    A Global Socio-Legal Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Madeline Taylor, Tina Hunter

    Onshore unconventional gas operations, in most jurisdictions, operate on the legal principle that all activities during exploration and extraction are ‘temporary’ in nature. The concept that the onshore unconventional gas industry has a temporary effect on the land on which it operates creates a…

    Hardback – 2018-11-26 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • The Politics of Radioactive Waste Management

    Public Involvement and Policy-Making in the European Union, 1st Edition

    By Gianluca Ferraro

    Environmental concerns have pushed the decarbonisation of the European economy high on the EU political agenda. This has renewed old debates about the role of nuclear energy in the European economy and society that gravitate around the issues of nuclear safety and radioactive waste management (RWM)…

    Hardback – 2018-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

  • China’s Role in Reducing Carbon Emissions

    The Stabilisation of Energy Consumption and the Deployment of Renewable Energy, 1st Edition

    By David Toke

    China, a still developing economy comprising a fifth of the world’s population, will play a key role in the global movement towards reducing carbon emissions. The aims of the Paris Agreement may stand or fall with China, both for its own contribution and the example it will set the developing world…

    Paperback – 2018-11-03 
    Routledge

  • Socioeconomic Evaluation of Megaprojects

    Dealing with uncertainties, 1st Edition

    Edited by Markku Lehtonen, Pierre-Benoît Joly, Luis Aparicio

    The governance and evaluation of ‘megaprojects’ – that is, large-scale, complex, high-stakes infrastructure projects usually commissioned by governments and delivered through partnerships between public and private organisations – is receiving increased attention. However, megaproject evaluation…

    Paperback – 2018-10-27 
    Routledge

  • UK Wind Energy Technologies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Hogg, Christopher Crabtree

    Phase 1 of the EPSRC SUPERGEN Wind programme began in March 2006 and work continued under Phase 2 until March 2014. The strategic aim was to re-establish a strong research community in wind energy technologies, across the UK’s leading academic and industrial research organisations. UK Wind Energy…

    Paperback – 2018-10-23 
    Routledge

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