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  1. 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

  2. Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering

    Edited by Jimmy C.M. Kao, Wen-Pei Sung, Ran Chen

    This book contains selected Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering related papers from the 2014 4th International Conference on Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering (GBMCE 2014) which was held in Hong Kong, August 21-22, 2014. This proceedings volume aims to provide a platform...

    Published October 21st 2014 by CRC Press

  3. A Novel Green Treatment for Textiles

    Plasma Treatment as a Sustainable Technology

    By Chi-wai Kan

    Series: Sustainability

    Industries worldwide have been impacted by environmental regulations, economics, and ultimately consumers, which has led to more thought about the development of sustainable products. The textile industry is no exception. The preparation, dyeing, and finishing of textile fibres requires large...

    Published September 2nd 2014 by CRC Press

  4. An Introduction to the Green Economy

    Science, Systems and Sustainability

    By Adrian C. Newton, Elena Cantarello

    The green economy is widely seen as a potential solution to current global economic and environmental crises, and a potential mechanism by which sustainable development might be achieved in practice. Considerable investments are now being made into the development of green technology, renewable...

    Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Our Energy Future

    Socioeconomic Implications and Policy Options for Rural America

    Edited by Don E. Albrecht

    Series: Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

    Rapid changes in energy production and consumption are having major socioeconomic implications for the communities of rural America. Technological developments in horizontal drilling, hydraulic fracturing (fracking) nuclear energy, biofuels, wind and solar energy have significantly increased...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Nanotechnology for Sustainable Manufacturing

    Edited by David Rickerby

    Nanotechnology has the potential to play an important role in increasing the sustainability of a wide range of industrial sectors. Nanomaterials could contribute to more sustainable manufacturing through cleaner, less wasteful production processes and can substitute conventional materials, leading...

    Published June 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. The Green Computing Book

    Tackling Energy Efficiency at Large Scale

    Edited by Wu-chun Feng

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Computational Science

    State-of-the-Art Approaches to Advance the Large-Scale Green Computing Movement Edited by one of the founders and lead investigator of the Green500 list, The Green Computing Book: Tackling Energy Efficiency at Large Scale explores seminal research in large-scale green computing. It begins with...

    Published June 16th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Roadmap to Greener Computing

    By Raoul-Abelin Choumin Nguemaleu, Lionel Montheu

    As computers become faster, use more energy, and older models become obsolete more quickly, the question is often asked: What can the engineering and computer science community do to make computing greener? Roadmap to Greener Computing defines the challenges involved in making computing more...

    Published May 9th 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  9. Managing Forests as Complex Adaptive Systems

    Building Resilience to the Challenge of Global Change

    Edited by Christian Messier, Klaus J. Puettmann, K. David Coates

    This book links the emerging concepts of complexity, complex adaptive systems (CAS) and resilience to forest ecology and management. It explores how these concepts can be applied in various forest biomes of the world with their different ecological, economic and social settings, and histories....

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Sustainable Energy Solutions in Agriculture

    Edited by Jochen Bundschuh, Guangnan Chen

    Series: Sustainable Energy Developments

    Sustainability in agriculture and associated primary industries, which are both energy-intensive, is crucial for the development of any country. Increasing scarcity and resulting high fossil fuel prices combined with the need to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, make the improvement of...

    Published March 7th 2014 by CRC Press