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This handy pocket reference provides a wealth of practical information relating to solar energy and solar energy technologies. Topics covered include solar radiation and its detailed measurement, the emissivity and absorption properties of materials, solar thermal energy collection and storage,…
Paperback – 2017-11-15
Energy Pocket Reference
The wind power business has grown from a niche sector within the energy industry to a global industry that attracts substantial investment. In Europe wind has become the biggest source of new power generation capacity, while also successfully competing with the gas, coal and nuclear sectors in…
Paperback – 2017-11-13
This handy pocket reference contains a wealth of information on a range of topics including the principles of passive solar building and passive house, a ten-step design and build strategy, calculating solar irradiance, factors affecting the choice of building materials, passive heating and cooling…
Paperback – 2017-11-10
Energy Pocket Reference
Access to new sources of energy and their efficient conversion to provide useful work have been key drivers of economic growth since the industrial revolution. Western countries now need to transform their energy systems and move away from the single-minded pursuit of economic growth in order to…
Paperback – 2017-10-17
Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions
In order to address the twenty-first-century challenges of decarbonisation, energy security and cost-effectiveness it is essential to understand whole energy systems and the interconnection and interaction between different components. An integrated language is therefore needed to assist energy…
Paperback – 2017-02-21
The energy supply and demand system is of great importance for society, from economic, social, and ecological viewpoints. The last decade in particular has seen rapid changes in the world of energy systems, and it is therefore now an important area for study, academic research, and professional…
Paperback – 2016-09-15
Minimising the most severe risks of climate change means ending societal dependence on fossil fuels, and radically improving the efficiency with which we use all energy sources. Such deliberate transformative change is, however, without precedent. Sustainable Urban Energy Policy debates the major…
Paperback – 2015-11-30
Routledge Studies in Energy Policy
Renewable Energy Resources is a numerate and quantitative text covering the full range of renewable energy technologies and their implementation worldwide. Energy supplies from renewables (such as from biofuels, solar heat, photovoltaics, wind, hydro, wave, tidal, geothermal, and ocean-thermal) are…
Paperback – 2015-01-26
The digitized Greenleaf Online Library (GOL) provides unlimited access to both the archive ebooks and newly released titles. GOL contains more than 5,000 chapters and articles from more than 300 books.
The Sustainable Organization Library (SOL) contains more than 10,000 individually searchable chapters, case studies and journal papers drawn from more than 800 book and journal volumes, published by the leading independent sustainability publisher, Greenleaf Publishing, and a number of partner organizations.
EU Environmental Policy FreeBook:
An invaluable resource for anyone interested in environmental policy, EU law and politics.
Pathways to Health and Sustainability FreeBook:
This is the second in a series of FreeBooks highlighting the work of the ESRC STEPS Centre, with chapters drawn from the "Pathways to Sustainability" book series published by Routledge, now numbering nearly 20 books