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Energy industries. Energy policy. Fuel trade

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  • Energyby Joseph M. Dukert

    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...

  • Energy Policies of IEA Countries: Netherlands 2000by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    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...

  • Energie in 60 Minutenby Thomas K Stner; Andreas Kie Ling; Gerrit Riemer

    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...

  • Biofuels and Rural Povertyby Joy Clancy

    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...

  • Corn Ethanolby Ken G. Glozer

    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...

  • The Risk Pivotby Bruce D. Jones; David Steven

    Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 19.00

    The last decade has seen a revolution in global energy. First, we saw explosive growth in demand from Asia's rising powers, which fueled fears about scarcity and conflict. But we've also seen an American revolution in technology and markets, resulting in a dramatic increase in sup-ply. This is strengthening America's hand in the world?but it's not... more...

  • Wege zum »echten« Energiebinnenmarkt: Konsens im Ziel, Dissens über die Methodenby Johann-Christian Pielow

    Richard Boorberg Verlag 2009; US$ 33.51

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Entwicklungen auf den europäischen Strom- und Gasmärkten verlangen nach Ansicht der EU-Kommission eine Verbesserung des geltenden Regelungsrahmens. Das dritte Richtlinienpaket der EU-Kommission soll neue Strukturen schaffen.Ob die von der Kommission unterbreiteten Ansätze tatsächlich zu einem »echten« Energiebinnenmarkt führen,... more...

  • World Energy Crisis: A Reference Handbookby David Newton

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 58.00

    This book provides a historical background for the world's current energy problems, describing how the Industrial Revolution has led us to the impending end of the "Age of Fossil Fuels," and describes possible solutions for averting a global crisis. more...

  • Japanby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    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...

  • Italyby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 75.00

    Italy has made substantial progress in implementing electricity and gas market reforms. The gas market is now fully opened to competition and the electricity market is proceeding towards full opening. The government has reduced its shareholding in ENEL and Eni. more...