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  1. Future Bioenergy and Sustainable Land Use

    By Renate Schubert

    Biofuels have been represented by some as a silver bullet to the climate change threat, and by others as a fatal mistake set to destroy forests and increase hunger; they are neither. Sane and sensibly developed they offer a chance to reduce emissions, generate employment and diversify rural...

    Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The World After Cheap Oil

    By Rauli Partanen, Harri Paloheimo, Heikki Waris

    Substantial evidence suggests that we are currently living at the peak of oil production with few prospects for cheap oil ever returning. Yet the media, politicians and regular people have hardly started to talk about what this means. Oil literally runs our societies from transportation to food...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Sustainable Retrofitting of Commercial Buildings

    Cool Climates

    Edited by Simon Burton

    Whilst sustainability is already an important driver in the new building sector, this book explores how those involved in refurbishment of commercial building are moving this agenda forward. It includes chapters by developers, surveyors, cost consultants, architects, building physicists and other...

    Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Solar Photovoltaic Basics

    A Study Guide for the NABCEP Entry Level Exam

    By Sean White

    Whether or not you are taking the NABCEP Entry Level Exam, learning the material covered in this book is the best investment you can make towards your place in the solar industry. This book explains the science of photovoltaics (PV) in a way that most people can understand using the curriculum...

    Published October 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Wind Power

    The Struggle for Control of a New Global Industry

    By Ben Backwell

    Wind Power – The Struggle for Control of a New Global Industry looks at the nations, companies and people fighting for control of one of the world’s fastest growing new industries and how we can harness one of the planet’s most powerful energy resources – wind...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Solar, Wind and Land

    Conflicts in Renewable Energy Development

    By Troy A. Rule

    The global demand for clean, renewable energy has rapidly expanded in recent years and will likely continue to escalate in the decades to come. Wind and solar energy systems often require large quantities of land and airspace, so their growing presence is generating a diverse array of new and...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. An Introduction to the Green Economy

    Science, Systems and Sustainability

    By Adrian C. Newton, Elena Cantarello

    The green economy is widely seen as a potential solution to current global economic and environmental crises, and a potential mechanism by which sustainable development might be achieved in practice. Considerable investments are now being made into the development of green technology, renewable...

    Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Contested Waterscapes in the Mekong Region

    Hydropower, Livelihoods and Governance

    Edited by Francois Molle, Tira Foran, Mira Kakonen

    The catchment area of the Mekong River and its tributaries extends from China, through Burma/Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and to Vietnam. The water resources of the Mekong region - from the Irrawaddy and Nu-Salween in the west, across the Chao Phraya to the Lancang-Mekong and Red River in the...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Path Dependence and New Path Creation in Renewable Energy Technologies

    Edited by James Simmie

    Why are old technologies persisted with after better alternatives have been invented? This book examines this question, a central concern of evolutionary economics, specifically focusing on renewable energy technologies. The concept of path dependence is used to analyse why and how technological...

    Published June 26th 2014 by Routledge