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  1. Everyday Energy Politics in Central Asia and the Caucasus

    Citizens’ Needs, Entitlements and Struggles for Access

    Edited by David Gullette, Jeanne Féaux de la Croix

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    The perception of Central Asia and its place in the world has come to be shaped by its large oil and gas reserves. Literature on energy in the region has thus largely focused on related geopolitical issues and national policies. However, little is known about citizens’ needs within this broader...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Clean Energy Urban Design

    The Energy Proforma in Policy and Practice

    By Dennis Frenchman, P. Christopher Zegras

    Clean Energy Urban Design: The Energy Proforma in Practice and Policy offers a new way of understanding urban energy consumption in fast growing China by asking a simple question: How does the design of neighborhoods affect energy consumption? Four years of research—including interviews of 4,500...

    Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Energy Law and the Sustainable Company

    Innovation and corporate social responsibility

    By Patricia Park, Duncan Magnus Park

    Series: Routledge Research in Sustainability and Business

    What kind of decision-making should multinationals engage in to create a sustainable company? There is substantial debate over why CEOs, senior management and Boards of Directors make the wrong decisions by not asking the right questions, with the result that not only is the company itself damaged,...

    Published November 26th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Energy 2050

    Making the Transition to a Secure Low-Carbon Energy System

    By Jim Skea, Paul Ekins, Mark Winskel

    The United Kingdom is committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by at least eighty per cent by 2050, a target that will only be achieved by transforming the way that energy is supplied and used. At the same time there are anxieties about the security of energy provision in terms...

    Published November 26th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Renewable Energy and the Public

    From NIMBY to Participation

    Edited by Patrick Devine-Wright

    Throughout the world, the threat of climate change is pressing governments to accelerate the deployment of technologies to generate low carbon electricity or heat. But this is frequently leading to controversy, as energy and planning policies are revised to support new energy sources or...

    Published November 26th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Building Futures

    Managing energy in the built environment

    By Jane Powell, Jennifer Monahan, Chris Foulds

    A reduction in the energy demand of buildings can make a major contribution to achieving national and international carbon reduction goals, in addition to addressing the interlinked issues of sustainable development, fuel poverty and fuel security. Despite improvements in thermal efficiency, the...

    Published November 24th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Decision-making and Radioactive Waste Disposal

    By Andrew Newman, Gerry Nagtzaam

    Series: Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

    The International Atomic Energy Agency estimates that nuclear power generation facilities produce about 200,000 cubic meters of low and intermediate-level waste each year. Vital medical procedures, industrial processes and basic science research also produce significant quantities of waste. All of...

    Published November 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Energy Security and Cooperation in Eurasia

    Power, profits and politics

    By Ekaterina Svyatets

    Series: Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

    Why are bilateral relations, especially in the area of energy security, so different in the cases of U.S.-Russia, U.S.-Azerbaijan, and Russia-Germany energy deals? Why do some states find common ground despite differences, while others, with all the seemingly favourable conditions, are sinking into...

    Published November 19th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Nuclear Power, Economic Development Discourse and the Environment

    The Case of India

    By Manu V. Mathai

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Nuclear power is often characterized as a "green technology." Technologies are rarely, if ever, socially isolated artefacts. Instead, they materially represent an embodiment of values and priorities. Nuclear power is no different. It is a product of a particular political economy and the question...

    Published November 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Corporate Governance and the Nuclear Industry

    By Barry Pemberton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Corporate Governance

    Corporate Governance and the Nuclear Industry explores the UK nuclear Legacy - governance issues associated with the decommissioning of a range of early-generation civil nuclear facilities. This book traces how we got here and the risks that have been taken, whilst presenting new research and...

    Published October 6th 2015 by Routledge