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  • China's Assertive Nuclear Posture

    State Security in an Anarchic International Order

    By Baohui Zhang

    China’s nuclear capability is crucial for the balance of power in East Asia and the world. As this book reveals, there have been important changes recently in China’s nuclear posture: the movement from a minimum deterrence posture toward a medium nuclear power posture; the pursuit of space warfare…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • The EU, US and China Tackling Climate Change

    An Alliance for the Anthropocene

    By Sophia Kalantzakos

    The feeling of optimism that followed the COP 21 Paris Conference on Climate Change requires concrete action and steadfast commitment to a process that raises a number of crucial challenges: technological, political, social, and economic. As climate change worsens, new robust leadership is…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Nuclear Waste Politics

    An Incrementalist Perspective

    By Matthew Cotton

    The question of what to do with radioactive waste has dogged political administrations of nuclear-powered electricity-producing nations since the inception of the technology in the 1950s. As the issue rises to the forefront of current energy and environmental policy debates, a critical policy…

    Hardback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

  • Green Transportation and Energy Consumption in China

    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 the need of an energy consumption revolution, which includes technologies to improve transportation resource efficiency, modification of…

    Hardback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Risk Management

  • Energy Policy in China

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Making Electricity Resilient

    Risk and Security in a Liberalized Infrastructure

    By Antti Silvast

    Energy risk and security have become topical matters in Western and international policy discussions; ranging from international climate change mitigation to investment in energy infrastructures to support economic growth and more sustainable energy provisions. As such, ensuring the resilience of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Peak Energy Demand and Demand Side Response

    By Jacopo Torriti

    With different intensities, depending on the season, every morning and evening of any weekday there are the same peaks in electricity demand. Peaks can bring about significantly negative environmental and economic impacts. Demand Side Response is a relatively recent solution in Europe which has the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Climate Policy Integration into EU Energy Policy

    Progress and prospects

    By Claire Dupont

    Climate change is a cross-cutting, long-term, global problem that presents policymakers with many challenges in their efforts to respond to the issue. Integrating climate policy objectives into the elaboration and agreement of policy measures in other sectors represents one promising method for…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • International Energy and Poverty

    The emerging contours

    Edited by Lakshman Guruswamy

    Around 2.8 billion people globally, also known as the "Other Third" or "energy poor", have little or no access to beneficial energy that meets their needs for cooking, heating, water, sanitation, illumination, transportation, or basic mechanical power. This book uniquely integrates the hitherto…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • China’s Role in Reducing Carbon Emissions

    The Stabilisation of Energy Consumption and the Deployment of Renewable Energy

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge

  • Sustainability Principles and Practice

    2nd Edition

    By Margaret Robertson

    This new and expanded edition builds upon the first edition’s accessible and comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability. The focus is on furnishing solutions and equipping the student with both conceptual understanding and technical skills for the workplace. Each…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge

  • Solar Farms

    The Earthscan Expert Guide to Design and Construction of Utility-scale Photovoltaic Systems

    By Susan Neill, Geoff Stapleton, Christopher Martell

    The market and policy impetus to install increasingly utility-scale solar systems, or solar farms (sometimes known as solar parks or ranches), has seen products and applications develop ahead of the collective industry knowledge and experience. Recently however, the market has matured and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge
    Earthscan Expert

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