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  • Assessing the Performance of Phase Change Materials in Buildings

    1st Edition

    By Corinne Williams

    Find out about how Phase Change Materials (latent heat technology) are being used in building applications. PCMs can smooth  daily temperature  fluctuations and  prevent overheating in buildings. They can also be used as part of low energy ventilation and cooling systems. Phase…

    Paperback – 2017-02-08
    IHS BRE Press

  • The Fuelwood Trap

    A study of the SADCC region, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-01-27
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • International Arctic Petroleum Cooperation

    Barents Sea Scenarios, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anatoli Bourmistrov, Frode Mellemvik, Alexei Bambulyak, Ove Gudmestad, Indra Overland, Anatoly Zolotukhin

    The Arctic region contains large amounts of natural resources considered necessary to sustain global economic growth, so it is unsurprising that it is increasingly susceptible to political, economic, environmental, and even military conflicts. This book looks in detail at the preconditions and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Prosperity without Growth

    Foundations for the Economy of Tomorrow, 2nd Edition

    By Tim Jackson

    What can prosperity possibly mean in a world of environmental and social limits? The publication of Prosperity without Growth was a landmark in the sustainability debate. Tim Jackson’s piercing challenge to conventional economics openly questioned the most highly prized goal of politicians and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • Cool Companies

    How the Best Businesses Boost Profits and Productivity by Cutting Greenhouse Gas Emmissions, 1st Edition

    By Joseph J. Romm

    'Cool Companies' turns on its head the idea that measures to avert global warming and climate change will pile massive costs on to the industrial sector. It shows how the smartest companies have been able to make money through the improvements that reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Industry…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • Our Energy Future

    Socioeconomic Implications and Policy Options for Rural America, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Geologic Fundamentals of Geothermal Energy

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-11-07
    CRC Press
    Energy and the Environment

  • Energy Policy in the Greenhouse

    From warming fate to warming limit, 1st Edition

    By Florentin Krause, Wilfrid Bach, Jon Koomey

    The globe is warming and while no one knows what will happen as a result, it is clear that slowing the process is a necessary goal. Other studies have considered 'warming fates', this one brings sophisticated computer modeling to bear on ways of minimizing the risks.  Fossil carbon emissions,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • Forward Drive

    The Race to Build the Clean Car of the Future, 1st Edition

    By Jim Motavalli

    This comprehensive account of the past, present and future of the automobile examines the key trends, key technologies and key players involved in the race to develop clean, environmentally friendly vehicles that are affordable and that do not compromise on safety or design. Undertaking a rigorous…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Cities in Europe

    1st Edition

    By Peter Nijkamp, Adriaan Perrels

    Although urbanization steadily increases, many modern cities are finding the accommodation of their populations an increasingly difficult task. Planners and policy-makers battling to alleviate the problem with a host of urban renewal initiatives have made environmental issues and policies central…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • The Environmental Management of Low-Grade Fuels

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-10-26
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • Biomass Assessment

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

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