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- Beacon Press 2014; US$ 26.95
A pharmacologist and a veterinarian pull back the curtain on the human and animal health effects of hydraulic fracturing, or ?fracking? Across the country, fracking?the extraction of natural gas by hydraulic fracturing?is being touted as the nation?s answer to energy independence and a fix for a flagging economy. Drilling companies assure us... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 125.00
Renewable energy has received high levels of attention in recent years as an alternative to traditional hydrocarbons. Governments, industry and consumers have adopted and promoted renewable technologies in response to concerns about energy security and the environment, and as a solution to electricity access problems in developing countries. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 114.00
Design, Implement, and Audit the Most Energy-Efficient, Cost-Effective Solar Power Systems for Any Type of Building! Solar Power in Building Design is a complete guide to designing, implementing, and auditing energy-efficient, cost-effective solar power systems for residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. From basic theory through project... more...
- World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 24.99
Bangladesh has the world's fastest growing, off-grid solar home system (SHS) coverage. In the past decade, the number of SHS installations has risen phenomenally--from a five-year target of 50,000 in 2003 to 50,000 a month in 2013, with support from the World Bank and other development partners. Even so, only 10 percent of off-grid households have... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 191.00
Sustainability is a new, important discourse aimed at promoting a new strategy in the development of energy, water and environmental (EWE) systems the key components that affect the quality of life on our planet. It is becoming increasingly clear that the quest for sustainable development requires integrating economic, social, cultural, political... more...
- DoSustainability 2013; US$ 45.00
Most businesses major environmental impact comes from energy usage -- an area which companies can influence directly. The upside is that a businesss cheapest unit of energy is also the least damaging to the planet: the unit you don't use. Wolfe outlines the best options for reducing energy use and improving sustainability of energy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 43.95
The greatest challenge of our time is to build a world based on the sustainable use of renewable power. Our massive dependence on fossil fuels has upset the very climatic system that made human evolution possible. The global economy and its financial system are in jeopardy, running hot on overtly cheap yet increasingly costly and fast depleting oil.... more...
- AEI Press 2011; US$ 8.99
Abundant Energy is a concise guide to the role of energy in modern society and the ways energy policy affects life in the United Sates and around the world. Accessible and engaging in style, this brief volume introduces readers to an array of key energy concepts, including affordability, abundance, reliability, security, independence, and environmental... more...
- New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2006; US$ 20.00
This book is designed to meet the requirements of students belonging to undergraduate and postgraduate levels and researchers in the field of biological sciences. It contains information on biopesticides, a rapidly developing field of biotechnology, which encompasses aspects of its relevance to genetic manipulation of relevant organisms, environmental... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 58.95
Energy ? its source, security, price, and the efficiency of its use, are increasingly important issues for a diverse range of people. 'Energy: Management, Supply and Conservation' is a comprehensive text dealing with the theory and practice of the supply of energy, energy management and auditing, and the design of sustainable energy facilities.... more...