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  • Measuring Fuel Poverty

    1st Edition

    By Claire Summer, Jack Hulme, Busola Siyanbola

    BRE has measured fuel poverty on behalf of the UK government since the 1990s. This publication discusses current and historical definitions of fuel poverty and shows how fuel poverty has been measured at national and local levels. It is aimed at housing associations, energy suppliers, policymakers,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-06
    IHS BRE Press

  • Net Zero Energy Buildings

    Case Studies and Lessons Learned, 1st Edition

    By Linda Reeder

    This book presents 18 in-depth case studies of net zero energy buildings—low-energy building that generate as much energy as they consume over the course of a year—for a range of project types, sizes, and U.S. climate zones. Each case study describes the owner’s goals, the design and construction…

    Hardback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge

  • Transport Policy and the Environment

    Six case studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Button, Jean-Philippe Barde

    Transport, in particular the motor vehicle, is a major source of environmental disruption and, in the developed world, accounts for thirty percent of energy consumption. In most countries, transport policy is a major government concern, yet it is rare for decisions to be made outside a narrow…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • Personal Transport and the Greenhouse Effect

    1st Edition

    By Peter Hughes

    The issue of 'sustainability' in the developed world is nowhere more critical than in the field of personal travel, which in many countries has become the fastest-growing contributor to global warming. Unless the use of cars can be brought under control, there is little chance of meeting government…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • Nitrous Oxide and Climate Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Smith

    Nitrous oxide, N2O, is the third most important (in global warming terms) of the greenhouse gases, after carbon dioxide and methane. As this book describes, although it only comprises 320 parts per billion of the earth's atmosphere, it has a so-called Global Warming Potential nearly 300 times…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge

  • Nuclear Juggernaut

    The transport of radioactive materials, 1st Edition

    By Martin Bond

    Every day throughout Britain, by road, by rail and by sea, there are large numbers of routine movements of radioactive cargo. Materials at all stages of the nuclear cycle, from uranium ore to nuclear waste, from nuclear warheads to radioactive isotopes used in medicine, are constantly on the move.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • Public and Private in Natural Resource Governance

    A False Dichotomy?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Sikor

    �This volume develops the rich conceptual and empirical content of public-private relationships, increasingly acknowledged as the dominant realm of natural resource governance. Ten wonderful studies from around the world illuminate opportunities for advancing the theory, analysis and effective…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Earthscan Research Editions

  • The Radiation Legacy of the Soviet Nuclear Complex

    An Analytical Overview, 1st Edition

    By Nikolai N. Egorov, Vladimir M. Novikov, Frank L. Parker, Victor K. Popov

    A study of the legacy of nuclear contamination in the Soviet Union. It gives the location and characteristics of the accumulated radioactive material and wastes by each sector, from ore and mining to use and disposal. It describes types of storage, capacity and utilization, age and location. It…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge

  • Switching to Renewable Power

    A Framework for the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    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

  • The Environmental Performance of Tall Buildings

    1st Edition

    By Joana Carla Soares Goncalves

    Tall buildings represent one of the most energy-intensive architectural typologies, while at the same time offering the high density work and living conditions that many believe will an important constituent of future sustainable communities. How, then, can their environmental impact be lessened?…

    Paperback – 2016-05-09
    Routledge

  • Low Carbon Transitions for Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Low Carbon Development

  • Building for a Changing Climate

    The Challenge for Construction, Planning and Energy, 1st Edition

    By Peter F. Smith

    There is now a practically universal consensus that our climate is changing rapidly, and as a direct result of human activities. While there is extensive debate about what we can do to mitigate the damage we are causing, it is becoming increasingly clear that a large part of our resources will have…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge

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