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  • A Handbook on Low-Energy Buildings and District-Energy Systems

    Fundamentals, Techniques and Examples, 1st Edition

    By L.D. Danny Harvey

    Winner of Choice Magazine - Outstanding Academic Titles for 2007 Buildings account for over one third of global energy use and associated greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. Reducing energy use by buildings is therefore an essential part of any strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • Designing High-Density Cities

    For Social and Environmental Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edward Ng

    Compact living is sustainable living. High-density cities can support closer amenities, encourage reduced trip lengths and the use of public transport and therefore reduce transport energy costs and carbon emissions. High-density planning also helps to control the spread of urban suburbs into open…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • Energy 2050

    Making the Transition to a Secure Low-Carbon Energy System, 1st Edition

    By Jim Skea, Paul Ekins, Mark Winskel

    The United Kingdom is committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by at least eighty per cent by 2050, a target that will only be achieved by transforming the way that energy is supplied and used. At the same time there are anxieties about the security of energy provision in terms…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • Building Ventilation

    The State of the Art, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mat Santamouris, Peter Wouters

    Ensuring optimum ventilation performance is a vital part of building design. Prepared by recognized experts from Europe and the US, and published in association with the International Energy Agency's Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC), this authoritative work provides organized,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • Renewable Energy and the Public

    From NIMBY to Participation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Devine-Wright

    Throughout the world, the threat of climate change is pressing governments to accelerate the deployment of technologies to generate low carbon electricity or heat. But this is frequently leading to controversy, as energy and planning policies are revised to support new energy sources or…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • The Mekong: A Socio-legal Approach to River Basin Development

    1st Edition

    By Ben Boer, Philip Hirsch, Fleur Johns, Ben Saul, Natalia Scurrah

    An international river basin is an ecological system, an economic thoroughfare, a geographical area, a font of life and livelihoods, a geopolitical network and, often, a cultural icon. It is also a socio-legal phenomenon. This book is the first detailed study of an international river basin from a…

    Paperback – 2015-11-05
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Changing patterns in domestic energy use

    1st Edition

    By Helen Garrett, Justine Piddington, Selina Burris, Jack Hulme

    This BRE Trust report examines changes in English domestic energy use over time and, where possible, considers what trajectory we can expect for future energy consumption for the topics covered. In doing so it is hoped that changes in energy consumption can be better understood and taken into…

    Paperback – 2015-11-04
    IHS BRE Press

  • Building Futures

    Managing energy in the built environment, 1st Edition

    By Jane Powell, Jennifer Monahan, Chris Foulds

    A reduction in the energy demand of buildings can make a major contribution to achieving national and international carbon reduction goals, in addition to addressing the interlinked issues of sustainable development, fuel poverty and fuel security. Despite improvements in thermal efficiency, the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-03
    Routledge

  • Nuclear Power, Economic Development Discourse and the Environment

    The Case of India, 1st Edition

    By Manu V. Mathai

    Nuclear power is often characterized as a "green technology." Technologies are rarely, if ever, socially isolated artefacts. Instead, they materially represent an embodiment of values and priorities. Nuclear power is no different. It is a product of a particular political economy and the question…

    Paperback – 2015-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Fuel Taxes and the Poor

    The Distributional Effects of Gasoline Taxation and Their Implications for Climate Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Sterner

    Fuel Taxes and the Poor challenges the conventional wisdom that gasoline taxation, an important and much-debated instrument of climate policy, has a disproportionately detrimental effect on poor people. Increased fuel taxes carry the potential to mitigate carbon emissions, reduce congestion, and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-16
    RFF Press
    Environment for Development

  • Sustainability-oriented Innovation Systems in China and India

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tilman Altenburg

    Global economic growth, recently fuelled by Asia’s emerging economies, has greatly accelerated the accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and boosted demand for scarce natural resources, including energy, food and mineral raw materials. These developments are pushing the planet close to…

    Hardback – 2015-09-22
    Routledge

  • Wind Energy – The Facts

    A Guide to the Technology, Economics and Future of Wind Power, 1st Edition

    By European Wind Energy Association

    Wind power is often held up as the most accessible and cost-effective route to reducing our reliance on fossil fuels and improving our energy independence, yet knowledge of what it offers is often clouded by myths and misunderstandings, which can hamper its adoption. This new book, the result of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-19
    Routledge

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