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- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 77.00
Energy: We want it affordable, we want it available in ample quantities and from reliable sources, and we want it to be produced and used in ways that are safe and environmentally benign. In other words, we want plenty of energy too cheap to meter and with no impact on the environment. Ha! With a refreshing lack of bias, this book dissects all major... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 75.00
Dutch citizens are very environmentally minded. They are prepared to pay extra for clean and renewable energy to meet the national climate commitments. The government has set ambitious targets for reducing carbon dioxide emissions and increasing the share of renewables in the energy market. The Netherlands aims at cutting greenhouse gas emissions by... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 19.99
Dieser Band diskutiert auf knappem Raum die wichtigen Themenfelder einer zukunftsorientierten Energiepolitik, um ein Problembewusstsein für Energiefragen zu schaffen. Er wendet sich an jeden Interessierten, der sich in der laufenden Energiedebatte "nicht mehr mitgenommen" fühlt und sich beteiligen möchte. more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 89.99
In spite of the economic role of oil, Venezuela has started developing hydroelectricity since the 1950s. The adoption of this renewable energy source was part of a development policy to produce and manufacture industrial goods. At present, the country is trying to introduce additional renewable energy sources (RES) but still has to overcome a series... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 19.99
Dieses Buch führt knapp und verständlich in alle Fragen des Energieträgers Erdgas ein, von der Gewinnung und dem Transport bis zu den Problemen der Energieaußenpolitik und der Versorgungssicherheit. Mit einem Vorwort von Günther Oettinger. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 79.95
Biofuels and Rural Poverty makes an original contribution to the current controversial global debate on biofuels, in particular the consequences that large-scale production of transport fuel substitutes can have on rural areas, principally in developing countries but also in some poor rural areas of developed countries. ? Three key concerns... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2011; US$ 14.99
The author documents the political history of federal corn ethanol policy, showing how it has evolved from 1977 through 2008. He then offers an in-depth, fact-based look at the major assertions made by the advocates of the policy, providing the results of an evaluation of the claims made by the architects of the Renewal Fuels Standard in 2005 during... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
Price formation in the energy supply industry is one of the most widely discussed issues in today's energy economy. This work provides practical answers to a wide range of questions. After a systematic introduction to the topic, renowned experts and practitioners examine the particular factors affecting price formation in each sub-area... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 58.00
Experts contend that global oil reserves are sufficient to meet the world's need for oil for as much as 80 years, while proven reserves of natural gas are expected to last at least 60 years, and coal reserves are predicted to meet demand for up to 160 years. So how can there be an energy "crisis"? more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 75.00
Japan has ratified the Kyoto protocol and is implementing its 2002 climate change plan. The country has developed an impressive range of policies to address rising CO2 emissions from the energy sector. Some of the measures could be strengthened however, and made more cost-effective. more...