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  • Coal in Britain

    1st Edition

    By Gerald Manners

    Originally published in 1981. Examining in detail the best evidence on the likely level of domestic and overseas demand for British coal over the following 20 years, this study raised questions about the declared development and investment strategy of the National Coal Board. It exposes a central…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • Ecological Living

    1st Edition

    By John Gusdorf

    This book emphasizes how we already have the technologies available, including renewable energy and the ability to recycle most materials, to make ecological living possible and that perceived barriers to energy transitions can be overcome. Human life relies upon two systems: the biosphere and the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25
    Routledge

  • Energy Poverty and Vulnerability

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Simcock, Harriet Thomson, Saska Petrova, Stefan Bouzarovski

    Human health and well being are closely intertwined with the ability to access affordable and modern domestic energy services, including heating, cooling, lighting, cooking, and information technology. Energy poverty is said to occur when such amenities cannot be secured up to a socially- and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Carbon Footprints as Cultural-Ecological Metaphors

    1st Edition

    By Anita Girvan

    Through an examination of carbon footprint metaphors, this books demonstrates the ways in which climate change and other ecological issues are culturally and materially constituted through metaphor. The carbon footprint metaphor has achieved a ubiquitous presence in Anglo-North American public…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Narratives of Low-Carbon Transitions (Open Access)

    Understanding Risks and Uncertainties, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Hanger-Kopp, Jenny Lieu, Alexandros Nikas

    "The Open Access version of this book, available at https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429458781, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license."  This book examines the uncertainties underlying various strategies for a low-carbon future. Most…

    Hardback – 2019-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

  • Visions of Energy Futures

    Imagining and Innovating Low-Carbon Transitions, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin K. Sovacool

    This book examines the visions, fantasies, frames, discourses, imaginaries, and expectations associated with six state-of-the-art energy systems—nuclear power, hydrogen fuel cells, shale gas, clean coal, smart meters, and electric vehicles—playing a key role in current deliberations about…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

  • Energy Transitions and Social Psychology

    A Sociotechnical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Paul Upham, Paula Bögel, Katinka Johansen

    This book explains how social psychological concepts can be closely integrated with sociotechnical perspectives of energy transitions. It shows the value of actor-centred analysis that acknowledges the role of individual-level processes within their wider contexts of energy supply and use. In this…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

  • Accelerating Sustainable Energy Transition(s) in Developing Countries

    The challenges of climate change and sustainable development, 1st Edition

    By Laurence L Delina

    Accelerating sustainable energy transitions away from carbon-based fuel sources needs to be high on the agendas of developing countries. It is key in achieving their climate mitigation promises and sustainable energy development objectives. To bring about rapid transitions, simultaneous turns are…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

  • Business Battles in the US Energy Sector

    Lessons for a Clean Energy Transition, 1st Edition

    By Christian Downie

    This book is ground breaking in its study of business actors in climate and energy politics. While various studies have demonstrated the influence of business actors across multiple policy domains, this is the first to examine the behaviour of business actors in energy centric industries in…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Bioenergy Crops for Ecosystem Health and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    By Alex Baumber

    The growing of crops for bioenergy has been subject to much recent criticism, as taking away land which could be used for food production or biodiversity conservation. This book challenges some commonly-held ideas about biofuels, bioenergy and energy cropping, particularly that energy crops pose an…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Bioenergy

  • Variable Renewable Energy and the Electricity Grid

    1st Edition

    By Jay Apt, Paulina Jaramillo

    The integration of renewable energy resources into the electricity grid presents an important challenge. This book provides a review and analysis of the technical and policy options available for managing variable energy resources such as wind and solar power. As well as being of value to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Thermal Comfort in Hot Dry Climates

    Traditional Dwellings in Iran, 1st Edition

    By Ahmadreza Foruzanmehr

    With increases in global temperatures, the risk of overheating is expected to rise around the world. This results in a much higher dependency upon energy-intensive cooling systems and air-conditioners to provide thermal comfort, but how sustainable is this in a world where problems with the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

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