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  • Sustainable Energy for All

    Innovation, technology and pro-poor green transformations

    By David Ockwell, Robert Byrne

    Despite decades of effort and billions of dollars spent, two thirds of people in sub-Saharan Africa still lack access to electricity, a vital pre-cursor to economic development and poverty reduction. Ambitious international policy commitments seek to address this, but scholarship has failed to keep…

    Paperback – 2016-07-22 
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Rethinking the Environmental Impacts of Renewable Energy

    Mitigation and management

    By Alexander Clarke

    Renewable energy is important as a substitute for finite fossil fuels and inflexible nuclear power and could conceivably power the world. However, this is challenging as the world is currently 80% dependent on fossil fuels, and renewable sources produce only about 15% of total energy. Conversion…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21 

  • Utah Oil Shale

    Science, Technology, and Policy Perspectives

    Edited by Jennifer Spinti

    This book synthesizes and archives the Utah oil shale research performed by the Institute for Clean and Secure Energy (ICSE) at the University of Utah over the past eight years and provides interested parties, including industry, government and researchers with information to better understand the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20 
    CRC Press

  • Nuclear Waste Politics

    An Incrementalist Perspective

    By Matthew Cotton

    This book presents a critical policy analysis of the issue of radioactive waste management in the United Kingdom, with an emphasis on how lessons learned from this case can be applied internationally, specifically to similar waste management processes in the USA and Canada. The first part provides…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

  • Global Energy Market Trends

    By Anco S. Blazev

    As discussed in this text, countries with excess energy resources export these to countries that need them. This is an important function of the global energy markets, where energy sources, products and services are traded among countries and companies. While this is the primary activity in energy…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 
    Fairmont Press

  • Heating and Cooling of Buildings

    Principles and Practice of Energy Efficient Design, Third Edition

    By T. Agami Reddy, Jan F. Kreider, Peter S. Curtiss, Ari Rabl

    This text presents the technical basis for designing the mechanical systems of buildings in this new age of green buildings and maximum energy efficiency. Along with numerous new and revised worked examples, design case studies, and homework problems, the third edition offers an updated version of…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13 
    CRC Press
    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

  • Lignites

    Their Occurrence, Production and Utilisation

    By Clifford Jones

    This volume covers all aspects of the subject from the nature of lignites in situ to detailed coverage of fuel usage including figures for electricity generation and carbon dioxide release. Processing technologies including briquetting and carbonisation are described as are gasification, to make a…

    Hardback – 2016-06-30 
    Whittles Publishing

  • Russian Energy and Security up to 2030

    Edited by Susanne Oxenstierna, Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen

    The challenges in Russia’s energy sector are changing. On the demand side, Europe is seeking to limit its dependence on Russian oil and gas, with the result that China and other Asian countries are likely to eventually become growing export markets for Russian energy. On the supply side, oil…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30 
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Transportation and the Environment

    Assessments and Sustainability

    Edited by Gabriela Ionescu

    This new book takes a nuanced look at building a sustainable transportation infrastructure and provides an overview of the harmful effect of various modes of transportation on the environment. The environmental impact of transportation is significant. Transportation is a major user of energy, it…

    Hardback – 2016-06-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • The Science of Renewable Energy, Second Edition

    By Frank R. Spellman

    Latest Edition Explores Fresh, New Alternatives to Fossil Fuels The Science of Renewable Energy, Second Edition takes a look at ways to produce sustainable and reliable energy sources and presents practical examples along with scientific methods, models, observations, and tools. Developed by…

    Hardback – 2016-06-21 
    CRC Press

  • Environmentally Friendly and Biobased Lubricants

    Edited by Brajendra K. Sharma, Girma Biresaw

    A Comprehensive Review of Developing Environmentally Friendly Lubricants A push from environmentally savvy consumers along with recent changes in governmental regulations have paved the way for a marketplace of products with high levels of environmental performance. Fueled by the growing demand…

    Hardback – 2016-06-20 
    CRC Press

  • Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide

    Fundamentals and Technologies

    Edited by Jinli Qiao, Yuyu Liu, Jiujun Zhang

    For Researchers, Students, Industrial Professionals, and Manufacturers Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide: Fundamentals and Technologies is your guide to improved catalytic performance in the electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2). Written by electrochemical energy scientists…

    Hardback – 2016-06-15 
    CRC Press
    Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion

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