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  • 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, Robert 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 – 2016-07-22 
    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

  • Nuclear Waste Politics

    An Incrementalist Perspective

    By Matthew Cotton

    This book presents a critical policy analysis of the issue of radioactive waste management in the United Kingdom, with an emphasis on how lessons learned from this case can be applied internationally, specifically to similar waste management processes in the USA and Canada. The first part provides…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

  • 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 – 2016-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • 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 – 2016-06-15 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Energy Law and the Sustainable Company

    Innovation and corporate social responsibility

    By Patricia Park, Duncan Magnus Park

    What kind of decision-making should multinationals engage in to create a sustainable company? There is substantial debate over why CEOs, senior management and Boards of Directors make the wrong decisions by not asking the right questions, with the result that not only is the company itself damaged,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainability and Business

  • 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 – 2016-05-18 
    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 – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Low Carbon Transitions for Developing Countries

    By Frauke Urban

    Global climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our times and in order to tackle this carbon emissions need to be mitigated. China and India have recently become some of the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitters. Transitions to low carbon energy, for reducing emissions that lead to…

    Paperback – 2016-05-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Low Carbon Development

  • Renewable Energy

    A Global Review of Technologies, Policies and Markets

    Edited by Dirk Assmann

    'offers knowledge and inspiration to promote renewable energy in developing and industrialized countries' Klaus Toepfer, Executive Director of UNEP From technology to financing issues, Renewable Energy offers a comprehensive and authoritative review of the determining factors that drive…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge

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