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  • Alternative Energyby Brian C. Black; Richard Flarend

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 55.00

    As this book makes clear, civilization cannot long continue to ride on an oil slick. Worldwide, many people have come to see dependence on coal, and especially on oil, not only as unsustainable, but as profoundly destabilizing, both environmentally and politically. While ever-increasing demands continue to be placed on "mainstream" energy... more...

  • Mankind and energyby Andre Blanc-Lapierre

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 235.00

    Mankind and Energy: Needs, Resources, Hopes more...

  • Sparking a Worldwide Energy Revolutionby Kolya Abramsky

    AK Press 2010; US$ 16.99

    The earth's not dying, it's being killed. Only a movement for renewable energy will save it. more...

  • Gusher of Liesby Robert Bryce

    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...

  • Energy and Sustainability IIIby A. A. Mammoli; C.A. Brebbia; Y. Villacampa Esteve

    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...

  • Energy Technology 2011by Neale R. Neelameggham; Cynthia K. Belt; Mark Jolly; Ramana G. Reddy; James A. Yurko

    Wiley 2011; US$ 155.95

    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...

  • Offshore Renewable Energyby Iea-Retd (Stichting Foundation Renewable

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 100.00

    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...

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

    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...

  • Sustainable Resource Developmentby Gary M. Zatzman

    Wiley 2012; US$ 199.00

    "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,... more...

  • Marine Renewable Energy Handbookby Bernard Multon

    Wiley 2013; US$ 285.00

    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...