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  • Routledge Handbook of the Resource Nexus

    Edited by Raimund Bleischwitz, Holger Hoff, Catalina Spataru, Ester van der Voet, Stacy D. VanDeveer

    In recent years the concept of the resource "nexus" has been both hotly debated and widely adopted in research and policy circles. It is a powerful new way to understand the myriad complex relationships between multiple resources and their sustainable, or unsustainable, governance. Particular…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21 
    Routledge

  • The Business of Humanity

    Strategic Management in the Era of Globalization, Innovation, and Shared Value

    By John Camillus, Bopaya Bidanda, N. Chandra Mohan

    Companies across the world, for a variety of reasons, are committing to incorporating social responsibility into their business models and finding that their profits are growing and their long-term sustainability is enhanced—building "humanity" into their business models as the driver of economic,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28
    Productivity Press

  • Sustainability

    An Environmental Science Perspective

    By John C. Ayers

    This book presents an earth science-based overview of the challenges to sustainability. It provides a detailed study of climate change, as well as energy, food, and water security across different regions. The author uncovers the problems caused by current social and environmental practices, and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14
    CRC Press

  • Smart Energy

    From Fire Making to the Post-Carbon World

    By Jianping Liu, Shaoqiang Chen, Tao Liu

    Smart Energy: From Fire Making to the Post-Carbon World first traces the history of mankind's discovery and use of energy. It then reviews contemporary issues such as global warming, environmental deterioration, depletion of carbon energy sources, and energy disputes. Next, it evaluates technical…

    Hardback – 2017-06-06
    CRC Press

  • Our Energy Future

    Socioeconomic Implications and Policy Options for Rural America

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • District Cooling

    Theory and Practice

    By Alaa A. Olama

    DISTRICT COOLING: THEORY and PRACTICE provides a unique study of an energy cogeneration system, set up to bring chilled water to buildings (offices, apartment houses, and factories) needing cooling for air conditioning and refrigeration. In winter, the source for the cooling can often be sea water,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-07
    CRC Press
    Heat Transfer

  • Managing the Transition

    Renewable Energy and Innovation Policies in the UAE and Algeria

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • The Energy Security Dilemma

    US Policy and Practice

    By David Bernell, Christopher A. Simon

    This book analyzes the energy security of the United States – its ability to obtain reliable, affordable, and sufficient supplies of energy while meeting the goals of achieving environmental sustainability and protecting national security. The economic and national security of the United States is…

    Paperback – 2016-04-13
    Routledge

  • Building Futures

    Managing energy in the built environment

    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

  • The Green Factory

    Creating Lean and Sustainable Manufacturing

    By Andrea Pampanelli, Neil Trivedi, Pauline Found

    This book proposes a new model, the Lean and Green Business Model (L&GBM), where the environmental aspect of sustainability is integrated with Lean thinking in order to create a way of thinking that contributes to and balances the three sustainability dimensions of people, profit, and planet.…

    Hardback – 2015-08-22
    Productivity Press

  • The Biomass Assessment Handbook

    Energy for a sustainable environment, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Frank Rosillo-Calle, Peter de Groot, Sarah L. Hemstock, Jeremy Woods

    The increasing importance of biomass as a renewable energy source has led to an acute need for reliable and detailed information on its assessment, consumption and supply. Responding to this need, and overcoming the lack of standardised measurement and accounting procedures, this best-selling…

    Paperback – 2015-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Bioenergy

  • Battery Technology for Electric Vehicles

    Public science and private innovation

    By Albert N. Link, Alan C. O'Connor, Troy J. Scott

    Electric drive vehicles (EDVs) are seen on American roads in increasing numbers. Related to this market trend and critical for it to increase are improvements in battery technology. Battery Technology for Electric Vehicles examines in detail at the research support from the U.S. Department of…

    Hardback – 2015-04-15
    Routledge

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