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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
List of Illustrations Roadmap Introduction Chapter 1: Homo Sapiens or Homo Igniferens? Chapter 2: Energy Affordability Chapter 3: Energy Reliability Chapter 4: Energy and the Environment Chapter 5: Energy System Inertia and Momentum Chapter 6: Energy Independence Chapter 7: The Danger of Unintended Conclusion... 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$ 18.17
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...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2012; US$ 13.99
The Conundrum is a mind-changing manifesto about the environment, efficiency, and the real path to sustainability. Hybrid cars, fast trains, compact fluorescent light bulbs, solar panels, carbon offsets: everything you?ve been told about living green is wrong. In this elegant, fascinating narrative, David Owen takes you through the history... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 76.00
Originating from their work at Cambridge University on the design of energy efficient homes in Northern Europe, the authors consider the site constructions, building designs, available renewable energy sources, and servicing systems in different types of low energy houses. 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...