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Forthcoming Energy Industries & Utilities Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Water Management and Climate Change

    Dealing with Uncertainties

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas, Avinash Tyagi

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    To plan successfully and manage the increased uncertainties posed by likely future climate change, knowledge needs to advance much more for the water profession beyond what it is now available. Meeting these challenges does not depend exclusively on advances in climatological-hydrologic models....

    To Be Published October 6th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Coal-Mining Women in Japan

    Heavy Burdens

    By W. Donald Burton

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    In the years Bbetween the Meiji Restoration in 1868 and the beginning of the war mobilization boom in 1930, collieries in Europe and America embraced new technologies and had long since been excluded women from working underground. In Japan, however, mining women witnessed no significant changes in...

    To Be Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Politics of Oil

    A Survey

    Edited by Bulent Gokay

    Series: Europa Politics of ... series

    This title presents key information on the oil industry world-wide, and will be of interest to anyone involved in or studying the politics of oil production, processing and selling. Oil has long been at the forefront of political agendas, and with increased tensions in the Middle East, there has...

    To Be Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Want, Waste or War?

    The Global Resource Nexus and the Struggle for Land, Energy, Food, Water and Minerals

    By Philip Andrews-Speed, Raimund Bleischwitz, Tim Boersma, Corey Johnson, Geoffrey Kemp, Stacy D. VanDeveer

    In addition to environmental change, the structure and trends of global politics and the economy are also changing as more countries join the ranks of the world's largest economies with their resource-intensive patterns. The nexus approach, conceptualized as attention to resource...

    To Be Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Environmental Impacts of Renewable Energy

    By Frank R. Spellman

    Series: Energy and the Environment

    This book outlines the environmental implications of several renewable energy sources, including solar, wind, hydro, tidal, biomass, and geothermal. Each comes with its own unique benefits as well as downsides. For example, impacts might include sensitive land use concerns, animal habitat...

    To Be Published December 8th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Power, Politics and Maritime Governance in the Indian Ocean

    Edited by Jivanta Schoettli

    The Indian Ocean is of tremendous geo-political and strategic relevance. More than eighty per cent of global seaborne trade in oil passes through the Ocean. Access to resources is under-regulated (fishing) or has yet to be conceived (deep sea bed mining) and security concerns such as piracy...

    To Be Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Land Grabbing in Africa

    The Race for Africa’s Rich Farmland

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    The sign that ‘Africa is on Sale’ has been appearing with regular frequency in major newspaper accounts across the world, indicating that large amounts/expanses of Africa’s rich farmlands are being sold to transnational investors, usually on long-term leases, at a rate not seen in decades – indeed...

    To Be Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Commodity Trade and Finance

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Tamvakis

    Series: The Grammenos Library

    What affects the supply of oil? How important is the weather in determining grain prices? Why has the price of copper skyrocketed? This unique book analyses the economics of key commodity groups, including energy, agriculture and metals. It examines the supply/demand fundamentals of several major...

    To Be Published February 22nd 2015 by Informa Law from Routledge

  9. Water and Cities in Latin America

    Challenges for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Ismael Aguilar Barajas, Jürgen Mahlknecht, Marianne Kjellén, Jonathan Kaledin

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    Approximately 80 per cent of the population of Latin America is concentrated in urban centres. Pressure on water resources and water management in cities therefore provide major challenges. Despite the importance of the issues, there has been little systematic coverage of the topic in book...

    To Be Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. International Water Law and the Quest for Common Security

    By Bjørn-Oliver Magsig

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    The world’s freshwater supplies are increasingly threatened by rapidly increasing demand and the impacts of global climate change, but current approaches to transboundary water management are unsustainable and may threaten future global stability and international security. The...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge