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  • Managing the Transition

    Renewable Energy and Innovation Policies in the UAE and Algeria, 1st Edition

    By Dennis Kumetat

    This book discusses renewable energy policy in oil and gas-wealthy Arab states and presents the reader with a well-informed overview of the national energy systems – both conventional and renewable. It also seeks to answer questions on the poor growth prospects by contextualizing the various…

    Hardback – 2014-10-30
    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…

    Hardback – 2014-06-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Windpower Ownership in Sweden

    Business models and motives, 1st Edition

    By Tore Wizelius

    Windpower is a modular technology, and compared to most other power plants also rather small scale. Wind turbines are installed to the distribution grid, which is called distributed generation. Ownership and revenues can be distributed as well, using the right ownership models. Several different…

    Hardback – 2014-06-19
    Routledge

  • Human Security and Japan's Triple Disaster

    Responding to the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima nuclear crisis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Bacon, Christopher Hobson

    Japan has been one of the most important international sponsors of human security, yet the concept has hitherto not been considered relevant to the Japanese domestic context. This book applies the human security approach to the specific case of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident that…

    Hardback – 2014-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Low Carbon Development

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-06-11
    Routledge

  • Oiling the Urban Economy

    Land, Labour, Capital, and the State in Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana, 1st Edition

    By Franklin Obeng-Odoom

    This book presents a critical analysis of the ‘resource curse’ doctrine and a review of the international evidence on oil and urban development to examine the role of oil on property development and rights in West Africa’s new oil metropolis - Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana. It seeks answers to the…

    Hardback – 2014-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Challenging Consumption

    Pathways to a more Sustainable Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna R. Davies, Frances Fahy, Henrike Rau

    Sustainable consumption is a central research topic in academic discourses of sustainable development and global environmental change. Informed by a number of disciplinary perspectives, this book is structured around four key themes in sustainable consumption research: Living, Moving, Dwelling and…

    Hardback – 2014-05-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Resource Accounting for Sustainability Assessment

    The Nexus between Energy, Food, Water and Land Use, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mario Giampietro, Richard J. Aspinall, Jesus Ramos-Martin, Sandra G. F. Bukkens

    The demands placed on land, water, energy and other natural resources are exacerbated as the world population continues to increase together with the expectations of economic growth. This, combined with concerns over environmental change, presents a set of scientific, policy and management issues…

    Hardback – 2014-05-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Sustainability and Governance

  • The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus

    Lessons from India for Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by M. Dinesh Kumar, Nitin Bassi, A. Narayanamoorthy, M.V.K. Sivamohan

    It is becoming increasingly recognized that for the optimal sustainable development and use of natural resources, an integrated approach to water management, agriculture, food security and energy is required. This "nexus" is now the focus of major attention by researchers, policy-makers and…

    Hardback – 2014-02-18
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Smart Cities

    Governing, Modelling and Analysing the Transition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Deakin

    Smart city development has emerged a major issue over the past 5 years. Since the launch of IBM’s Smart Planet and CISCO’s Smart Cities and Communities programmes, their potential to deliver on global sustainable development targets have captured the public’s attention. However, despite this…

    Hardback – 2013-08-21
    Routledge

  • Resource Efficiency Complexity and the Commons

    The Paracommons and Paradoxes of Natural Resource Losses, Wastes and Wastages, 1st Edition

    By Bruce Lankford

    The efficient use of natural resources is key to a sustainable economy, and yet the complexities of the physical aspects of resource efficiency are poorly understood. In this challenging book, the author proposes a major advance in our understanding of this topic by analysing resource efficiency…

    Hardback – 2013-08-16
    Routledge

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