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Energy industries. Energy policy. Fuel trade

  • The New Politics of Strategic Resourcesby David Steven; Emily O'Brien; Bruce D. Jones

    Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 19.00

    Since 2008, energy and food markets?those most fundamental to human existence?have remained in turmoil. Resource scarcity has had a much bigger global impact in recent years than has been predicted, with ongoing volatility a sign that the world is only part-way through navigating a treacherous transition in the way it uses resources. Scarcity, and... 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...

  • Energy and Social Policy (Routledge Revivals)by Jonathan Bradshaw; Toby Harris

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Energy price rises have been amongst the biggest change that has taken place in our society over the last few decades. Their impact, particularly when this book was first published in 1983, had a growing importance in social policy, practice and research, and fuel was, and still is, a major public issue. This collection of essays describes how any... more...

  • Wind Power Politics and Policyby Scott Valentine

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 74.99

    The wind power development policy community faces a conundrum. On the one hand, as the most commercially viable form of utility-scale renewable energy, the wind power industry has experienced in excess of ten-fold growth in total installed capacity over the past decade. On the other hand, installed wind power capacity still accounts for less than 2%... more...

  • Wind Powerby Ben Backwell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Wind Power ? The Struggle  for Control of a New Global Industry   looks at the nations, companies and people fighting for control of one of the world?s fastest growing new industries and how we can harness one of the planet?s most powerful energy resources ? wind power. The book also examines the challenges the sector faces as it competes for influence... more...

  • Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report 2014by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 140.00

    The Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report 2014 assesses market trends for renewables in the electricity, transport and heat sectors, identifying drivers and challenges to deployment, and making projections through 2020. The report presents for the first time an investment outlook for renewable power capacity, in addition to projections for renewable... more...

  • Energy Statistics of Non-OECD Countries 2014by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 168.00

    This volume contains data for 2011 and 2012 on energy supply and consumption in original units for coal, oil, natural gas, electricity, heat, renewables and waste for over 100 non-OECD countries. Historical tables summarise data on production, trade, final consumption and oil demand by product. These tables also include preliminary estimates of 2013... more...

  • Energy Balances of non-OECD Countries 2014by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 168.00

    This volume contains data for 2011 and 2012 on the supply and consumption of coal, oil, natural gas, electricity, heat, renewables and waste presented as comprehensive energy balances. Data are expressed in thousand tonnes of oil equivalent for over 100 non-OECD countries. Historical tables summarise production, trade and final consumption data as... more...

  • Asia's Energy Challengeby Minsoo Lee; Donghyun Park; Harry D. Saunders

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 169.00

    This book examines key issues and policy options of developing Asia?s energy security. Rapid growth has transformed Asia?s presence in the world economy. Past growth has dramatically improved Asia?s living standards, lifting millions out of poverty. Future growth will do the same. But, crucially, can Asia secure the energy it needs to fuel this dramatic... more...

  • The Strategic Implications of China's Energy Needsby Philip Andrews-Speed; Xuanli Liao; Roland Dannreuther

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    China is frequently described as a threat to regional and global stability and its rapidly rising demand for imported energy is seens as one cause of this threat.  This book shows that domestic politics and foreign policy have both played a part in China's recent major energy policy decisions. However, China's increasing involvement in the global energy... more...