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- Springer Fachmedien 2008; US$ 89.99
- Springer 2011; US$ 19.95
For more than a century, oil has been the engine of growth for a society that delivers an unprecedented standard of living to many. We now take for granted that economic growth is good, necessary, and even inevitable, but also feel a sense of unease about the simultaneous growth of complexity in the processes and institutions that generate and manage... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 88.00
This volume contains data on the supply and consumption of coal, oil, gas, electricity, heat, renewables and waste presented as comprehensive energy balances expressed in million tonnes of oil equivalent. Historical tables summarise production, trade and final consumption data as well as key energy and economic indicators. more...
- 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...
- Springer 2011; 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...
- 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...
- The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2013; US$ 75.00
Focuses on modelling two key infrastructures (natural gas and electrical) in urban energy systems with embedded technologies (cogeneration and electric vehicles) to optimise the operation of natural gas and electrical infrastructures under the presence of distributed energy resources 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...