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  • Energy in the 21st Centuryby John R. Fanchi

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 46.00

    Energy may be the most important factor that will influence the shape of society in the 21st century. The cost and availability of energy significantly impacts our quality of life, the health of national economies, the relationships between nations, and the stability of our environment. What kind of energy do we want to use in our future? Will there... more...

  • Non-Renewable Resource Issuesby Richard Sinding-Larsen; Friedrich Wellmer

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00

    This book provides guidelines on how to ascertain whether resource scarcity or abundance poses a threat to sustainable development. It discusses how our improved knowledge of valuable geological resources can help with better planning and governance. more...

  • The Energy Readerby Tom Butler; George Wuerthner; Daniel Lerch; Richard Heinberg

    Watershed Media 2012; US$ 19.99

    The Energy Reader takes an unflinching look at the environmental devastation created by our thirst for energyincluding supposedly clean? renewable sources. From oil spills, nuclear accidents, and mountaintop-removal coal mining to oversized wind farms and desert-destroying solar power plants, virtually every region of the globe is now experiencing... more...

  • Sustainable Resource Developmentby Gary M. Zatzman

    Wiley 2012; US$ 212.00 US$ 183.73

    "True sustainability" is the line of engineering research and practice that is giving rise to a series of Scrivener textbooks, such as Khan & Islam's best-selling The Greening of Petroleum Operations . Making explicit reference to his own recently-published book in this series, Sustainable Energy Pricing, as the companion volume of this book, the... more...

  • Marine Renewable Energy Handbookby Bernard Multon

    Wiley 2013; US$ 303.00 US$ 262.60

    Marine renewable energy is a significant resource for generating electricity, and if some conversion technologies have already reached a certain level of maturity, others are emerging. The originality of this multidisciplinary book is to offer a broad spectrum of knowledge from academic and industry experts of various origins. It deals with general... more...

  • Energy Resources through Photochemistry and Catalysisby Michael Gratzel

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Energy Resources through Photochemistry and Catalysis reviews the state of the art in the development of energy conversion devices based on catalytic and photochemical reactions. The focus is on catalysis of redox reactions and their application to the photocleavage of water, reduction of carbon dioxide, and fixation of nitrogen. Some fundamental aspects... more...

  • International Seminar on Nuclear War and Planetary Emergencies - 36th Sessionby Richard C. Ragaini

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 176.00

    The Erice International Seminars are multidisciplinary seminars attended by over 100 eminent participants from all fields of science. Each year, a few scientific issues are selected and experts are invited to present contrasting views during the plenary multidisciplinary sessions of the seminar, followed by general debates. These sessions offer a unique... more...

  • The Energy Trail -- Where It Is Leadingby George H. Croy

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 22.00

    This book describes the effect that hydrocarbon energy (oil, gas and coal) has had on human evolution, how we got to the stage we are at today, what we are doing about it and where it will lead us in the not-too-distant future.The book is not speculation, but rather a collection of provable information based on verifiable facts which readers are encouraged... more...

  • The International Energy Experienceby Gordon Mackerron; Peter Pearson

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2000; US$ 112.00

    How far can energy markets be free as well as competitive? What do low oil prices mean for the oil industry and other energy markets? How can economic efficiency in the energy industries be reconciled with environmental protection? How far is the UK model of liberalising electricity and gas industries being applied elsewhere in the world and how is... more...

  • Sustainable Energy and Environmental Technologiesby Xijun Hu; Po Lock Yue

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2000; US$ 222.00

    With the rapid expansion of the Asia-Pacific economy in the last decade and the recovery after the recent crisis, severe demands will be placed on energy services and the environment. Coping with the volatile oil prices that persist in the market introduces an additional factor into the energy supply and demand equation, not just for countries in this... more...