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- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2006; US$ 770.00
Das Buch geht auf ein sehr breites Spektrum von verschiedenen Technologien ein und erörtert ausführlich deren thermodynamische, betriebliche, wirtschaftliche und ökologische Grundlagen. Neben konventionellen Energietechniken zur Wärme- und Stromerzeugung werden vor allem die Kraft-Wärme-Kopplung, innovative Technologien wie Brennstoffzellen und die... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 99.95
Biofuels and food are dependent on the same resources for production: land, water, and energy. The conjuncture of food, energy, and climate crises demands a new direction in how to harness agriculture to the joint tasks of energy-saving, emissions reduction, and food security. Global Economic and Environmental Aspects of Biofuels focuses on the... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 144.00
Oil revenue has been an economic curse for Iraq. In the second half of the 20th century the international oil sector shaped Iraq's economy, forcing it to rely too heavily on revenue brought in by oil production and exports. Iraq's failure to use copious oil rents to diversify the economy has proven disastrous for its people and economy. Its over-reliance... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95
EU-Russian energy dialogue represents a policy issue that forces us to take a serious look at several crucial questions related to the present and future of Europe. This book not only outlines the overall characteristics of the energy dialogue, but also illustrates the involved policy implementation challenges by paying special attention to the regional... 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...
- Springer Fachmedien 2010; US$ 59.99
- Styria Premium 2013; US$ 10.79
Der im internationalen Maßstab kleine ORF unterhält ein Netz an Auslandskorrespondenten, um das ihn viel größere Rundfunkanstalten beneiden. Aus 16 Metropolen der Welt berichten 25 kompetente Journalistinnen und Journalisten des ORF Tag für Tag in Fernsehen, Radio und Internet. Sie erläutern komplexe Zusammenhänge, ordnen die aktuellen Ereignisse ein... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 74.99
The book, a joint work of the African Development Bank and the African Union, presents a comprehensive analysis of the oil and gas resources in Africa. It uniquely highlights, through country examples, and with an African focus but a global perspective, the specific challenges and constraints facing the continent as a whole in the exploitation and... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
Protection of intellectual property rights (IPRs) serves a dual role in economic development. While it promotes innovation by providing legal protection of inventions, it may retard catch-up and learning by restricting the diffusion of innovations. Does stronger IPR protection in a developing country encourage technology development in or technology... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00
?The Jevons Paradox?, which was first expressed in 1865 by William Stanley Jevons in relation to use of coal, states that an increase in efficiency in using a resource leads to increased use of that resource rather than to a reduction. This has subsequently been proved to apply not just to fossil fuels, but other resource use scenarios. For example,... more...