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  1. Human Dependence on Nature

    How to Help Solve the Environmental Crisis

    By Haydn Washington

    Humanity is dependent on Nature to survive, yet our society largely acts as if this is not the case. The energy that powers our very cells, the nutrients that make up our bodies, the ecosystem services that clean our water and air; these are all provided by the Nature from which we have evolved and...

    Published September 17th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Renewable Energy Systems

    The Earthscan Expert Guide to Renewable Energy Technologies for Home and Business

    By Dilwyn Jenkins

    Series: Earthscan Expert

    This book is the long awaited guide for anyone interested in renewables at home or work. It sweeps away scores of common misconceptions while clearly illustrating the best in renewable and energy efficiency technologies. A fully illustrated guide to renewable energy for the home and small business,...

    Published August 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Energizing Sustainable Cities

    Assessing Urban Energy

    Edited by Arnulf Grubler, David Fisk

    Urban systems now house about half of the world's population, but determine some three quarters of the global economy and its associated energy use and resulting environmental impacts. The twenty-first century will be increasingly urban. Sustainable development therefore needs first to be defined...

    Published August 13th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Renewable Energy in the Countryside

    3rd Edition

    By Peter Prag

    Climate change has become a major international issue and the British Government is committed to meeting ambitious targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions within the present decade and beyond. Much of this will rely on an increasing use of renewable energy. Within current technology this will...

    Published August 5th 2012 by Estates Gazette

  5. Desert Energy

    A Guide to the Technology, Impacts and Opportunities

    By Alasdair Cameron

    This book examines the key technologies being deployed in an effort to tap the potential presented by world's deserts for siting large-scale solar power applications, and surveys the feasibility of such projects given the remoteness and the hostility of these environments. Focusing on large scale...

    Published July 29th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Energy Resources, Utilization & Technologies

    By Anjaneyulu Yerramilli, Francis Tuluri

    Explanatory text that treats the complete fundamentals of energy and current energy resources, technologies developments, solutions to energy issues and new concepts ranging from fossil fuel to solar energy, biomass energy, wind energy, ocean energy, geothermal energy, hydrogen energy, fuel...

    Published July 26th 2012 by CRC Press

  7. Low-Carbon Technology Transfer

    From Rhetoric to Reality

    Edited by David G. Ockwell, Alexandra Mallett

    Low carbon technology transfer to developing countries has been both a lynchpin of, and a key stumbling block to a global deal on climate change. This book brings together for the first time in one place the work of some of the world's leading contemporary researchers in this field. It provides a...

    Published June 27th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Carbon Capture and Sequestration

    Removing the Legal and Regulatory Barriers

    By M. Granger Morgan, Sean T. McCoy

    The United States produces over seventy percent of all its electricity from fossil fuels and nearly fifty percent from coal alone. Worldwide, forty-one percent of all electricity is generated from coal, making it the single most important fuel source for electricity generation, followed...

    Published June 20th 2012 by RFF Press

  9. The Biobased Economy

    Biofuels, Materials and Chemicals in the Post-oil Era

    Edited by Hans Langeveld, Johan Sanders, Marieke Meeusen

    The impending threats of catastrophic climate change and peak oil are driving our society towards increased use of biomass for energy, chemical compounds and other materials – the beginnings of a biobased economy. As alternative development models for the biobased economy emerge, we need to...

    Published May 20th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Maritime Transport and the Climate Change Challenge

    Edited by Regina Asariotis, Hassiba Benamara

    International maritime transport is the backbone of the world globalized economy. It is a significant contributor to global CO2 emissions but also likely to be affected by wide-ranging and potentially devastating climate change impacts associated with rising sea levels and increased frequency/...

    Published May 2nd 2012 by Routledge