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- 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...
- Allen & Unwin 2009; US$ 24.53
The race is on to find ways to reduce our impact on the environment. Ben McNeil shows us how we can make the most of our natural advantages and how Australia businesses can benefit economically when adapting to the new environmental realities. more...
- Manchester University Press 2003; US$ 74.95
Multinational corporations are not merely the problem in environmental concerns, but could also be part of the solution. The oil industry and climate change provide the clearest example of how the two are linked; what is less well-known is how the industr more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 75.00
Modern electric vehicles (EVs) are well suited to most people's general transport needs. Despite this, their adoption at a large scale has been grindingly slow. What are the reasons for this? Unlike most books which focus on the technical aspects of EV performance, this guide sets out the commercial and political barriers to their increased use... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95
With more and more concern being expressed over the Earth's dwindling energy resources as well as rising pollution levels, the subject of energy management and conservation is becoming increasingly important. Over half of all energy consumed is used in buildings so effective management of buildings whether commercial or domestic is vital. This book... 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95
Energy risk has reappeared on the corporate and social agenda with a bang and the complexity of the issues has increased many-fold since the days of the last great wave of concern that followed the oil crises of the 1970s. Steven Fawkes Energy Efficiency is a comprehensive guide for managers and policy-makers to the fundamental questions underpinning... more...