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- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 144.00
Oil revenue has been an economic curse for Iraq. In the second half of the 20th century the international oil sector shaped Iraq's economy, forcing it to rely too heavily on revenue brought in by oil production and exports. Iraq's failure to use copious oil rents to diversify the economy has proven disastrous for its people and economy. Its over-reliance... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 114.95
EU-Russian energy dialogue represents a policy issue that forces us to take a serious look at several crucial questions related to the present and future of Europe. This book not only outlines the overall characteristics of the energy dialogue, but also illustrates the involved policy implementation challenges by paying special attention to the regional... more...
- The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2013; US$ 75.00
Focuses on modelling two key infrastructures (natural gas and electrical) in urban energy systems with embedded technologies (cogeneration and electric vehicles) to optimise the operation of natural gas and electrical infrastructures under the presence of distributed energy resources more...
- Springer Fachmedien 2010; US$ 49.99
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 74.99
The book, a joint work of the African Development Bank and the African Union, presents a comprehensive analysis of the oil and gas resources in Africa. It uniquely highlights, through country examples, and with an African focus but a global perspective, the specific challenges and constraints facing the continent as a whole in the exploitation and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00
?The Jevons Paradox?, which was first expressed in 1865 by William Stanley Jevons in relation to use of coal, states that an increase in efficiency in using a resource leads to increased use of that resource rather than to a reduction. This has subsequently been proved to apply not just to fossil fuels, but other resource use scenarios. For example,... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 147.00
Energy security challenges are topping the policy agenda of the European Union and China. Consequently, policy makers of both energy import-dependent polities continue to look for new responses. But will these new policies put EU-China relations in a cooperative or competitive setting? more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
Leading scholars assess the transformations in energy security policy that flow from recognition of global climate change. They explore through case studies the key policy responses formulated in the Asia-Pacific and identify potential synergies between energy policy and climate mitigation efforts. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1993; US$ 74.95
Any attempts to control the greenhouse effect will involve reducing carbon dioxide emissions and therefore requires energy efficiency. Victor Anderson analyses ways in which energy can be used more economically and discusses effective policies for promoting this. Specific case studies are used to illustrate previous attempts to introduce policies aimed... more...