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  1. Oil and Gas in the Disputed Kurdish Territories

    Jurisprudence, Regional Minorities and Natural Resources in a Federal System

    By Rex J. Zedalis

    This book examines the historical and contextual background to the oil and gas resources in the Kurdish territories, placing particular emphasis on the reserves situated in the disputed provinces. The volume is singularly unique in focusing on an examination of the rules reflected in both the...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Energy, Bio Fuels and Development

    Comparing Brazil and the United States

    Edited by Edmund Amann, Werner Baer, Don Coes

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    This collection examines the important and topical issue of the economic, social and environmental implications of concerted attempts to diversify energy sources away from fossil fuels. The book expertly examines this issue by focussing on the contrasting experiences of two major economies; one...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Sustainable Energy

    Edited by Klaus D. John, Dirk Rübbelke

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Rising fuel prices during recent years and the threat of global warming have reinforced public and scientific interest in the issue of sustainable energy, with the term sustainability understood as having economic, environmental and social dimensions. Renewable energy is seen as an effective means...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management

    A Manual for Economic Appraisal

    By Edmund Penning-Rowsell, Sally Priest, Dennis Parker, Joe Morris, Sylvia Tunstall, Christophe Viavattene, John Chatterton, Damon Owen

    A new ‘Multi-Coloured Manual' This book is a successor to and replacement for the highly respected manual and handbook on the benefits of flood and coastal risk management, produced by the Flood Hazard Research Centre at Middlesex University, UK, with support from Defra and the Environment...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Water Security

    Principles, Perspectives and Practices

    Edited by Bruce Lankford, Karen Bakker, Mark Zeitoun, Declan Conway

    Series: Earthscan Water Text

    The purpose of this book is to present an overview of the latest research, policy, practitioner, academic and international thinking on water security—an issue that, like water governance a few years ago, has developed much policy awareness and momentum with a wide range of stakeholders. As a...

    Published October 13th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Water Tech

    A Guide to Investment, Innovation and Business Opportunities in the Water Sector

    By William Sarni, Tamin Pechet

    This book unveils how the world in the twenty-first century will need to manage our most fundamental resource need, water. It outlines how stakeholders can improve water use in their homes, their businesses, and the world. In particular, it focuses on the role of stakeholders in...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Political Economy of the Chinese Coal Industry

    Black Gold and Blood-Stained Coal

    By Tim Wright

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Coal mining is one of China’s largest industries, and provides an excellent case study through which to consider the broader issues of China’s transition from socialism to capitalism, focussing on the shift to a market economy, the rise of rural industry and the situation of China’s working class....

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Economic Fundamentals of Power Plant Performance

    By Almas Heshmati

    Stability of the electricity industry is crucial for economic growth of all nations. Sustainable economic growth cannot be accomplished without secured energy supply. The book underlines how management of the electricity industry should be conducted and the efficient form of electricity market...

    Published September 12th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Water as a Catalyst for Peace

    Transboundary Water Management and Conflict Resolution

    By Ahmed Abukhater

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    Examining international water allocation policies in different parts of the world, this book suggests that they can be used as a platform to induce cooperation over larger political issues, ultimately settling conflicts. The main premise is that water can and should be used as a catalyst for peace...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Resource Efficiency Complexity and the Commons

    The Paracommons and Paradoxes of Natural Resource Losses, Wastes and Wastages

    By Bruce Lankford

    The efficient use of natural resources is key to a sustainable economy, and yet the complexities of the physical aspects of resource efficiency are poorly understood. In this challenging book, the author proposes a major advance in our understanding of this topic by analysing resource efficiency...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge