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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. The Social Dynamics of Carbon Capture and Storage

    Understanding CCS Representations, Governance and Innovation

    Edited by Nils Markusson, Simon Shackley, Benjamin Evar

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has emerged rapidly as a crucial technological option for decarbonising electricity supply and mitigating climate change. Great hopes are being pinned on this new technology but it is also facing growing scepticism and criticism. This book is the first to bring...

    Published April 30th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Energy Efficiency in Housing Management

    Policies and Practice in Eleven Countries

    Edited by Nico Nieboer, Sasha Tsenkova, Vincent Gruis, Anke van Hal

    The embedding of energy efficiency in the management of individual housing organisations is crucial for the realization of current ambitious energy efficiency policies. This issue is examined for the first time in this book through an analysis of selected case studies in new ‘green’ buildings, as...

    Published April 25th 2012 by Routledge