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  1. The Economical Environmentalist

    My Attempt to Live a Low-Carbon Life and What it Cost

    By Prashant Vaze

    Reducing your carbon emissions in an economic down-turn can be challenging, but saving the planet doesn't have to cost you more. Tough economic times need not relegate concerns for the planet to the back burner. The author is an environmental economist trying to live a low-carbon life in London....

    Published October 14th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Energy from the Desert 3-Volume Set

    Edited by Kosuke Kurokawa, Keiichi Komoto, Peter van der Vleuten, David Faiman, Masakazu Ito

    The world's deserts are sufficiently large that, in theory, covering a fraction of their landmass with PV systems could generate many times the current primary global energy supply. The Energy from the Desert three-volume set details the background and concept of Very Large Scale Photovoltaics (...

    Published October 5th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Beyond the Woodfuel Crisis

    People, land and trees in Africa

    By Gerald Leach, Robin Mearns

    Series: Energy and Infrastructure Set

    People scratching a living from parched land, women walking miles for scraps of firewood are both familiar images of Africa. But, in many places, people, with the help of governments and aid agencies, are putting the land into good shape, growing more food and creating a healthy cover of trees....

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  4. Transport Policy and the Environment

    Six case studies

    By Kenneth Button

    Edited by Jean-Philippe Barde

    Series: Energy and Infrastructure Set

    Transport, in particular the motor vehicle, is a major source of environmental disruption and, in the developed world, accounts for thirty percent of energy consumption. In most countries, transport policy is a major government concern, yet it is rare for decisions to be made outside a narrow...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  5. Personal Transport and the Greenhouse Effect

    By Peter Hughes

    Series: Energy and Infrastructure Set

    The issue of 'sustainability' in the developed world is nowhere more critical than in the field of personal travel, which in many countries has become the fastest-growing contributor to global warming. Unless the use of cars can be brought under control, there is little chance of meeting government...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  6. Nuclear Juggernaut

    The transport of radioactive materials

    By Martin Bond

    Series: Energy and Infrastructure Set

    Every day throughout Britain, by road, by rail and by sea, there are large numbers of routine movements of radioactive cargo. Materials at all stages of the nuclear cycle, from uranium ore to nuclear waste, from nuclear warheads to radioactive isotopes used in medicine, are constantly on the move....

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  7. The Environmental Management of Low-Grade Fuels

    By Mary MacDonald, Michael Chadwick, Gareg Aslanian

    Series: Energy and Infrastructure Set

    The negative environmental impacts of energy use, particularly soil and water pollution, continue to present serious policy dilemmas. The release of emissions and effluents and the build-up of solid waste throughout the fuel cycle have disruptive effects on natural habitats and human health....

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  8. Energy and Infrastructure Set

    By Various

    Series: Earthscan Library Collection

    From fuelwood in developing countries to the disposal of nuclear waste, energy issues have long been at the heart of the sustainability debate. Also taking in cities and transport, the Energy and Infrastructure set of volumes tackles a diverse array of questions with enduring relevance for current...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  9. Biomass Assessment

    By Andrew Millington, John Townsend

    Series: Energy and Infrastructure Set

    Energy is an issue for everyone and nowhere more so than in the SADCC countries. But for sensible policy and planning, clear information about the extent of resources is needed. This innovative study combines the results of field assessment of biomass with advanced techniques in remote sensing by...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  10. The British Electricity Experiment

    Privatization: the record, the issues, the lessons

    By John Surrey

    Series: Energy and Infrastructure Set

    In 1990, energy in the UK underwent a unique and fundamental transformation, with the privatization of the electricity supply industry. This is the first book to fully assess the experiment. It first explains how – and why – the British electricity supply industry was privatized. It then...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge