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New and Published Books

  1. Renewable Energy Resources

    3rd Edition

    By John Twidell, Tony Weir

    Renewable Energy Resources is a numerate and quantitative text covering the full range of renewable energy technologies and their implementation worldwide. Energy supplies from renewables (such as from biofuels, solar heat, photovoltaics, wind, hydro, wave, tidal, geothermal, and ocean-thermal) are...

    Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Micro and Small Enterprises, Water and Developing Countries

    A Challenge for Sustainability in Colombia

    By Gloria Ana María Mónica Sanz Galindo

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    The relationship between environmental agencies and polluters is especially challenging in the context of micro and small sized enterprises (McSEs) in developing countries. The focus is mainly at end-of-pipe solutions that are usually unaffordable for McSEs. In order to engage them in achieving...

    Published January 23rd 2015 by CRC Press

  3. Anaerobic Digestion – Making Biogas – Making Energy

    The Earthscan Expert Guide

    By Tim Pullen

    Series: Earthscan Expert

    Hundreds of million tonnes of agricultural and food waste are produced each year around the world, most of which is just that, waste. Anaerobic digestion, biogas and the heat and electricity that can be produced from it is still a nascent industry in many countries, yet the benefits of AD spread...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Microwave-Assisted Organic Synthesis

    A Green Chemical Approach

    Edited by Suresh C. Ameta, Pinki B. Punjabi, Rakshit Ameta, Chetna Ameta

    The large-scale production of chemicals to meet various societal needs has created environmental pollution, including pollution from byproducts and improper disposal of waste. With the world facing adverse consequences due to this pollution, green chemistry is increasingly being viewed as a means...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Apple Academic Press

  5. Green Chemical Engineering

    An Introduction to Catalysis, Kinetics, and Chemical Processes

    By S. Suresh, S. Sundaramoorthy

    While chemical products are useful in their own right—they address the demands and needs of the masses—they also drain our natural resources and generate unwanted pollution. Green Chemical Engineering: An Introduction to Catalysis, Kinetics, and Chemical Processes encourages minimized use of...

    Published December 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Nanotechnology Toward the Sustainocene

    Edited by Thomas Alured Faunce

    While the sustainability of our world is being endangered or destroyed by the misguided activities of artificial human entities, real people have begun to expand their moral sympathies sufficiently to prioritize protecting our world’s interests. They have developed a new...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Pan Stanford

  7. Environmental Impacts of Renewable Energy

    By Frank R. Spellman

    Series: Energy and the Environment

    Renewable Energy Has a Good Side and a Bad Side… Evaluate Both All energy sources affect the environment in which we live. While fossil fuels may essentially do more harm, renewable energy sources can also pose a threat to the environment. Allowing for the various renewable energy sources: solar,...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Revising Green Infrastructure

    Concepts Between Nature and Design

    Edited by Daniel Czechowski, Thomas Hauck, Georg Hausladen

    Consider this … How do we handle the convergence of landscape architecture, ecological planning, and civil engineering? What are convenient terms and metaphors to communicate the interplay between design and ecology? What are suitable scientific theories and technological means? What...

    Published November 6th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Managing the Transition

    Renewable Energy and Innovation Policies in the UAE and Algeria

    By Dennis Kumetat

    This book discusses renewable energy policy in oil and gas-wealthy Arab states and presents the reader with a well-informed overview of the national energy systems – both conventional and renewable. It also seeks to answer questions on the poor growth prospects by contextualizing the various...

    Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The World After Cheap Oil

    By Rauli Partanen, Harri Paloheimo, Heikki Waris

    Substantial evidence suggests that we are currently living at the peak of oil production with few prospects for cheap oil ever returning. Yet the media, politicians and regular people have hardly started to talk about what this means. Oil literally runs our societies from transportation to food...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge