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Energy industries. Energy policy. Fuel trade

  • Energy and Security in the Industrializing Worldby Raju G. C. Thomas; Bennett Ramberg

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Provides detailed analyses of the related concerns of energy needs, the economy, and national security for developing countries -- Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, India, Pakistan, South Africa, South Korea, and Taiwan. The essays serve to underline the dangerous problem of nuclear proliferation for several of these countries have uneasy relations with their... more...

  • International Energy Governanceby R. Leal-Arcas; A. Filis; E. S. Abu Gosh

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    The legal aspects at the junction of interstate energy cooperation have become increasingly important in a world that is hungry for energy security. This book focuses on selected legal issues relating to international energy governance. International law as it stands today is not well equipped to handle international energy governance issues fully.... more...

  • Energy for the 21st Centuryby Roy Nersesian

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    A compendium of current knowledge about conventional and alternative sources of energy. It clarifies complex technical issues, enlivens history, and illuminates the policy dilemmas we face today. This revised edition includes new material on biofuels, an expanded section on sustainability and sustainable energy, and updated figures and tables throughout.... more...

  • Energy Policy Analysis: A Conceptual Frameworkby Michael S Hamilton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Presented in nontechnical terms, this book offers a unique and powerful conceptual framework for analysis of energy technologies (standard and alternative) in terms of their respective dollar costs, environmental costs, and national security costs. Energy technologies examined include coal, nuclear, oil, natural gas, solar, wind, geothermal, hydropower,... 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...

  • 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 Political Ecology of Agrofuelsby Kristina Dietz; Bettina Engels; Oliver Pye; Achim Brunnengräber

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    This book explores the political ecology of agrofuels as an encompassing socio-spatial transformation process consisting of a series of changing contexts, political reconfigurations, and the restructuring of social and labour relations. It includes conceptual chapters as well as case studies from different world regions (North America, Europe, Latin... more...

  • Remaking American Powerby John Larsen; Sarah O. Ladislaw; Whitney Ketchum

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 44.99

    This study addresses the potential energy market impacts of state and federal policy decisions associated with the Clean Power Plan as proposed. more...

  • Smile Energyby Norbert Lantschner

    Edition Raetia 2014; US$ 6.53

    Negli ultimi due secoli l'energia fossile a basso prezzo non ha portato soltanto a un'esplosione demografica senza precedenti ma anche ad altri sviluppi preoccupanti come il consumo indiscriminato di risorse, l'estinzione di specie animali e vegetali, l'aumento di CO2 nell'aria, l'acidificazione degli oceani. Stiamo rapidamente raggiungendo i limiti... 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...