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Forthcoming Energy Industries & Utilities Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 March 24th 2015 by Informa Law from Routledge

  2. 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 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Water and Cities in Latin America

    Challenges for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Ismael Aguilar-Barajas, Jürgen Mahlknecht, Jonathan Kaledin, Marianne Kjellén, Abel Mejía-Betancourt

    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 form....

    To Be Published April 17th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Nuclear Exits

    Countries foregoing the nuclear option

    Edited by Ilkka Taipale, Vappu Taipale

    Many countries have the capacity to construct nuclear weapons - even relatively poor and small ones, as the North Korean example shows us. So far, only one country - South Africa – has voluntarily given up its nuclear weapons programme. Three others - Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Belarus - gave up the...

    To Be Published April 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Corporate Governance and Resource Security in China

    The Transformation of China's Global Resources Companies

    By Xinting Jia, Roman Tomasic

    Corporate governance has become a household term and investors across the world are demanding more transparency and accountability from controllers of listed corporations. The current resources boom that has been driven by soaring demand from China has brought China’s listed resources companies...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Catchment and River Basin Management

    Integrating Science and Governance

    Edited by Laurence Smith, Keith Porter, Kevin Hiscock, Mary Jane Porter, David Benson

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    The central focus of this volume is a critical comparative analysis of the key drivers for water resource management and the provision of clean water – governance systems and institutional and legal arrangements. The authors present a systematic analysis of case study river systems drawn from...

    To Be Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Post-Petroleum Design

    By George Elvin

    Despite the growing demand for design strategies to reduce our petroleum use, no one has yet brought together the lessons of the world’s leading post-petroleum designers into a single resource. Post-Petroleum Design brings them together for the first time. Readers will be introduced to the most...

    To Be Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Handbook of Oil Politics

    Edited by Robert E. Looney

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    These days, one would have a difficult time picking up a newspaper, or watching a newscast that did not have a lead story dealing with some aspect of oil. From instability in the Middle East, to stock market crashes and concerns over the health of the world economy, to wars that seem to break out...

    To Be Published May 4th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Managing China's Energy Sector

    Between the Market and the State

    Edited by Hongyi Lai, Malcolm Warner

    Since China has now become the world’s largest energy consumer, its energy sector has understandably huge implications for the global economy. This book examines the transformation of China’s conventional and renewable energy sectors, with special attention to state-business relations. Two studies...

    To Be Published July 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Opportunity of Bioelectricity

    By Johan Albrecht

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    All electricity generation technologies have advantages and disadvantages and biomass electricity is no different. The use of biomass in the energy sector is a major opportunity for low-income and emerging economies with large biomass supply potentials. Harvesting biomass is labour-intensive while...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge