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- WIT Press 2011; US$ 454.00
It has been clear for some time that the way in which our society exists, operates, and develops is strongly influenced by the way in which energy is produced and consumed. No industrial process can proceed without an adequate energy supply, and without industrial production, society lacks the commodities on which it depends.Our energy systems have... more...
- PublicAffairs 2008; US$ 18.99
Everybody is talking about “energy independence.? But is it really achievable—or even desirable? In this controversial, meticulously researched book, Robert Bryce exposes the false promises and political posturing behind the rhetoric. Gusher of Lies explains why the idea of energy independence appeals to voters while also showing that renewable... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 160.95
Approaches on carbon dioxide (CO2) emission reduction in metal production by improved energy efficiency in life cycle fuel use, reductions in carbonate-based flux/raw material usage, as well as finding thermodynamically feasible reactions leading to lower emissions. Energy saving techniques for extraction and processing of ferrous and nonferrous... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 165.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00
Wave, tidal and offshore wind technologies have long held the promise of seemingly limitless energy supplies. In practice, while offshore wind is growing relatively rapidly, all three sectors have lagged behind expectations. This book, from the International Energy Authority Renewable Energy Technology Deployment implementing agreement (IEA-RETD),... more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 129.00
For years the Turkish government has been remodeling its energy markets to accord with EU norms. This volume traces the country?s regulatory reforms, assesses their impact on Turkey?s energy portfolio and trade, and makes additional policy recommendations. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00
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...
- Watershed Media 2012; US$ 19.95
The Energy Reader takes an unflinching look at the environmental devastation created by our thirst for energy—including 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...