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- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00
This book analyses how socially responsible investments as well as the rising importance of Islamic finance are linked to the shift towards renewable energy. Academics and practitioners in the field take a global perspective and present case studies from several countries. The book is divided into three parts: The first part sheds new light on the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available
Environmental Anthropology studies historic and present human-environment interactions. This volume illustrates the ways in which today's environmental anthropologists are constructing new paradigms for understanding the multiplicity of players, pressures, and ecologies in every environment, and the value of cultural knowledge of landscapes. This... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 229.00
Focused on renewable energy systems and the development of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for their integration in smart grids, this book presents recent advances and methods that help to ensure that power generation from renewable sources remains stable, that power losses are minimized, and that the reliable functioning of these... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available
Economic diversification remains at the top of the agenda for hundreds of regions around the world. From the single commodity economies of African countries and the Caribbean, to the many single industry regions of Europe and North America, as well as the oil and gas rich but volatile hydrocarbon economies. Economic diversification policies have been... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 54.99
Dieser Bericht stellt die wesentlichen Indikatoren, die für die Beurteilung der klimatischen Entwicklung maßgeblich sind, zusammen und kommentiert sie. Dabei werden Daten für alle Kontinente und die wesentlichen Länder dargestellt. Damit ist die Hoffnung verbunden, dass die kritische Auseinandersetzung mit der eigenen und der weltweiten Energiewirtschaft... more...
- Springer New York 2016; US$ 54.99
This book investigates the feasibility of developing a tool that enables fire departments to estimate the value of their services to a community in terms of environmental and financial impact. This book provides a summary of this effort, which resulted in development of a prototype tool for fire department use. The impact of fire on a community... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2016; US$ 6.99
The entire world, especially the United States, is in the midst of an energy revolution. Since the oil embargo of 1973, individuals, corporations, and other organizations have found ways to economically reduce energy use. In this book, Jim Sweeney examines the energy policies and practices of the past forty years and their impact on three crucial systems:... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00
Some climate change is now inevitable and strategies to adapt to these changes are quickly developing. The question is particularly paramount for low-income countries, which are likely to be most affected. This timely and unique book takes an integrated look at the twin challenges of climate change and development. The book treats adaptation to climate... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99
This book reconstructs major paradigms in the history of economic ethics up to, and including, the present day. Asserting that ethics should be integral rather than marginal to economics and management education, Reframing Economic Ethics highlights the need for a paradigm change from mechanistic to humanistic management, and argues that... more...