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  • Beyond the Energy–Water–Food Nexusby Will Sarni

    DoSustainability 2015; US$ 45.00

    This concise guide goes beyond just identifying the problems and helps organizations abandon "business as usual" thinking to begin solving the issues found at the food, water and energy nexus. more...

  • Wax Depositionby Zhenyu Huang; Sheng Zheng; H. Scott Fogler

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 179.95

    Wax Deposition: Experimental Characterizations, Theoretical Modeling, and Field Practices covers the entire spectrum of knowledge on wax deposition. The book delivers a detailed description of the thermodynamic and transport theories for wax deposition modeling as well as a comprehensive review of laboratory testing for the establishment of appropriate... more...

  • Compendium of Hydrogen Energyby Velu Subramani; Angelo Basile; T. Nejat Veziroglu

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 250.00

    Compendium of Hydrogen Energy: Hydrogen Production and Purification , the first text in a four-volume series, focuses on the production of hydrogen. As many experts believe that the hydrogen economy will eventually replace the fossil fuel economy as our primary source of energy, the text provides a timely discussion on this interesting topic. ... more...

  • Efficiency and Sustainability in Biofuel Productionby Barnabas Gikonyo

    Apple Academic Press 2015; US$ 139.95

    The world's interest in reducing petroleum use has led to the rapid development of the biofuel industry over the past decade or so. However, there is increasing concern over how current food-based biofuels affect both food security and the environment. Second-generation biofuels, however, use widely available sources such as non-food lignocellulosic-based... more...

  • Sugarcane as Biofuel Feedstockby Barnabas Gikonyo

    Apple Academic Press 2015; US$ 139.95

    As the world?s energy hunger grows ever larger, fossil fuel reserves are diminishing?and concerns about climate change remind us that our love affair with fossil fuels cannot continue much longer. This has inspired intense research into sustainable energy sources. Biofuels seemed initially promising, but the world soon realized that food-based biofuel... more...

  • Power and Energyby David Kong

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 199.00

    Power and Energy contains 86 selected papers from the International Conference on Power and Energy (CPE 2014, Shanghai, China, 29-30 November 2014), and presents a wide range of topics: - Energy management, planning and policy-making - Energy technologies and environment - Energy prospects - Conventional and renewable power generation... more...

  • Fuel Production from Non-Food Biomassby Barnabas Gikonyo

    Apple Academic Press 2015; US$ 149.95

    The practice of converting corn to ethanol is controversial, with debates currently being raged in both public policy and science. While biofuels from corn have important implications in alleviating some of the global energy crisis, critics argue that it takes away from vital agricultural products needed to feed the world?s growing population. The... more...

  • Geographical Aestheticsby Dr Elizabeth Straughan; Dr Harriet Hawkins

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Geographical Aesthetics places the terms 'aesthetics' and 'geography' under critical question together, responding both to the increasing calls from within geography to develop a 'geographical aesthetics', and a resurgence of interdisciplinary interest in conceptual and empirical questions around geoaesthetics, environmental aesthetics, as well as... more...

  • Life's Engines: How Microbes Made Earth Habitableby Paul G. Falkowski

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    For almost four billion years, microbes had the primordial oceans all to themselves. The stewards of Earth, these organisms transformed the chemistry of our planet to make it habitable for plants, animals, and us. Life?s Engines takes readers deep into the microscopic world to explore how these marvelous creatures made life on Earth possible?and... more...

  • Water, State and the Cityby Antonio A. R. Ioris

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    The book investigates the complexity of the Latin American mega cities and the multiple commitments of the apparatus of the state with a focus on the failures of the public water sector. It offers an innovative interpretation of large-scale urbanization, one of the most challenging questions affecting Latin American governments and society. more...