Energy policy and economics Products

  • 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 partiuclar 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

  • The Renewable Energy Landscape

    Preserving Scenic Values in our Sustainable Future

    Edited by Dean Apostol, James Palmer, Martin Pasqualetti, Richard Smardon, Robert Sullivan

    The Renewable Energy Landscape is a definitive guide to understanding, assessing, avoiding, and minimizing scenic impacts as we transition to a more renewable energy future. It focuses attention, for the first time, on the unique challenges solar, wind, and geothermal energy will create for…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Managing the Transition

    Renewable Energy and Innovation Policies in the UAE and Algeria

    By Dennis Kumetat

    This book discusses renewable energy policy in oil and gas-wealthy Arab states and presents the reader with a well-informed overview of the national energy systems – both conventional and renewable. It also seeks to answer questions on the poor growth prospects by contextualizing the various…

    Paperback – 2016-08-24 
    Routledge

  • The Legacy of Nuclear Power

    By Andrew Blowers

    Nuclear energy leaves behind an infinitely dangerous legacy of radioactive wastes in places that are remote and polluted landscapes of risk. Four of these places - Hanford (USA) where the plutonium for the first atomic bombs was made, Sellafield, where the UK’s nuclear legacy is concentrated and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-23 
    Routledge

  • UK Wind Energy Technologies

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-07-26 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Energy for All

    Innovation, technology and pro-poor green transformations

    By David Ockwell, Rob Byrne

    Despite decades of effort and billions of dollars spent, two thirds of people in sub-Saharan Africa still lack access to electricity, a vital pre-cursor to economic development and poverty reduction. Ambitious international policy commitments seek to address this, but scholarship has failed to keep…

    Paperback – 2016-07-26 
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Rethinking the Environmental Impacts of Renewable Energy

    Mitigation and management

    By Alexander Clarke

    Renewable energy is important as a substitute for finite fossil fuels and inflexible nuclear power and could conceivably power the world. However, this is challenging as the world is currently 80% dependent on fossil fuels, and renewable sources produce only about 15% of total energy. Conversion…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21 
    Routledge

  • China's Energy Security

    A Multidimensional Perspective

    Edited by Giulia C Romano, Jean-Francois Meglio

    A secure supply of energy is essential for all nations, to sustain their economy, and indeed their very survival. This subject is especially important in the case of China, as China’s booming economy and consequent demand for energy is affecting the whole world, and in turn potentially driving…

    Hardback – 2016-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Strategies for Rapid Climate Mitigation

    Wartime mobilisation as a model for action?

    By Laurence L Delina

    To keep the global average temperature from rising further than 2°C, emissions must peak soon and then fall steeply. This book examines how such rapid mitigation can proceed – in the scale and speed required for effective climate action – using an analogy provided by the mobilisation for a war that…

    Hardback – 2016-06-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • The Economics of the Gas Supply Industry

    By Malcolm Abbott

    In recent years, natural gas has become a major source of energy, with trade across borders increasing through both pipelines and as Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). Owing to this global development, this book traces the development of the gas supply industry, from localised to national industries and…

    Hardback – 2016-06-02 
    Routledge

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

    Historical Sources, Institutions/Players, and Perceptions of Power Relations

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge

  • Switching to Renewable Power

    A Framework for the 21st Century

    Edited by Volkmar Lauber

    Renewable energy has enjoyed relatively good - and sometimes extraordinary - growth in recent years, in particular photovoltaics and wind; but it will be difficult to sustain such rates of diffusion on a global basis. A more complete transition to renewable energy is required on a demanding…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge

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