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  1. Public and Private in Natural Resource Governance

    A False Dichotomy?

    Edited by Thomas Sikor

    Series: Earthscan Research Editions

    ?This volume develops the rich conceptual and empirical content of public-private relationships, increasingly acknowledged as the dominant realm of natural resource governance. Ten wonderful studies from around the world illuminate opportunities for advancing the theory, analysis and effective...

    Published March 12th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Sustainable Construction

    By Sandy Halliday

    It has taken a very long time for sustainable development to be recognised as a justified restraint on inappropriate development and a primary driver of improving quality of life for all.For designers, clients and project managers this means we have to create healthy buildings and places which...

    Published December 21st 2007 by Routledge

  3. Aerodynamics of Wind Turbines, 2nd edition

    2nd Edition

    By Martin O. L. Hansen

    Aerodynamics of Wind Turbines is the established essential text for the fundamental solutions to efficient wind turbine design. Now in its second edition, it has been entirely updated and substantially extended to reflect advances in technology, research into rotor aerodynamics and the structural...

    Published December 20th 2007 by Routledge

  4. The Jevons Paradox and the Myth of Resource Efficiency Improvements

    By John M. Polimeni, Kozo Mayumi, Mario Giampietro, Blake Alcott

    Series: Earthscan Research Editions

    ?The Jevons Paradox?, which was first expressed in 1865 by William Stanley Jevons in relation to use of coal, states that an increase in efficiency in using a resource leads to increased use of that resource rather than to a reduction. This has subsequently been proved to apply not just to fossil...

    Published December 20th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Transport Revolutions

    Moving People and Freight Without Oil

    By Richard Gilbert, Anthony Perl

    Transport Revolutions: Moving People and Freight without Oil sets out the challenges to our growing dependence on transport fuelled by low-priced oil. These challenges include an early peak in world oil production and profound climate change resulting in part from oil use. It proposes responses to...

    Published December 14th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Geothermal Heat Pumps

    A Guide for Planning and Installing

    By Karl Ochsner

    Series: Planning and Installing

    Geothermal Heat Pumps is the most comprehensive guide to the selection, design and installation of geothermal heat pumps available. This leading manual presents the most recent information and market developments in order to put any installer, engineer or architect in the position to design, select...

    Published November 19th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Sustainable Living: the Role of Whole Life Costs and Values

    By Nalanie Mithraratne, Brenda Vale, Robert Vale

    Achieving a sustainable building is not just a matter of design and construction: what happens once the building is occupied is absolutely critical. This book shows how the choices designers, developers and building users make impact on sustainability over the life span of the building. The authors...

    Published September 4th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Biofuels for Transport

    Global Potential and Implications for Sustainable Energy and Agriculture

    By Worldwatch Institute

    The world is on the verge of an unprecedented increase in the production and use of biofuels for transport. The combination of rising oil prices, issues of security, climate instability and pollution, deepening poverty in rural and agricultural areas, and a host of improved technologies, is...

    Published July 31st 2007 by Routledge

  9. The Challenge of Rural Electrification

    Strategies for Developing Countries

    By Douglas F. Barnes

    Douglas Barnes and his team of development experts provide an essential guide that can help improve the quality of life to the estimated 1.6 billion rural people in the world who are without electricity. The difficulties in bringing electricity to rural areas are formidable: Low population...

    Published July 11th 2007 by RFF Press

  10. Advances in Building Energy Research

    Volume 1

    Edited by Mat Santamouris

    'Several high quality scientific journals are published in the area of building energy and indoor/outdoor environment; however, one has been missing. Advances in Building Energy Research fills the gap. I recommend ABER to all technical libraries, research institutes and universities. It should also...

    Published May 1st 2007 by Routledge