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Green Energy Economies: The Search for Clean and Renewable Energy

Green Energy Economies: The Search for Clean and Renewable Energy

1st Edition

John Byrne, Young-Doo Wang
May 30, 2014

Green Energy Economies offers insight into the major drivers that are shaping a new future powered by clean energy sources. Assembling cutting-edge researchers as contributors, the book provides a comprehensive account of the shift underway, examining in detail the complexities and intricacies...

Transforming Power: Energy, Environment, and Society in Conflict

Transforming Power: Energy, Environment, and Society in Conflict

1st Edition

John Byrne, Noah Toly, Leigh Glover
January 30, 2006

In 1934, Lewis Mumford critiqued the industrial energy system as a key source of authoritarian economic and political tendencies in modern life. Recent debate continues to engage issues of energy authoritarianism, focusing on the contest between energy-driven globalization (the spread of energy...

Environmental Justice: International Discourses in Political Economy

Environmental Justice: International Discourses in Political Economy

1st Edition

John Byrne, Leigh Glover, Cecilia Martinez
December 31, 2001

Environmental justice is one of the most controversial and important issues in contemporary social science. Volume 8 of the Energy and Environmental Policy series challenges our understanding of environmental justice in a global context. It includes theoretical investigations and case studies by...

Governing the Atom

Governing the Atom

1st Edition

John Byrne, Steven M. Hoffman
November 30, 1995

Promoted as a form of limitless, low-cost energy without the polluting effects of its fossil fuel counterparts, nuclear power has enjoyed unparalleled support in several countries. Despite the development of an extensive set of policy and institutional mechanisms to foster its use, nuclear...

Energy and Environment: The Policy Challenge

Energy and Environment: The Policy Challenge

1st Edition

John Byrne, Daniel Rich
January 30, 1991

This latest volume in the Energy Policy Studies series focuses on important interconnections between energy use and global change issues such as upper atmosphere ozone depletion and global warming. Policy options for meeting these challenges are explored in eight contributed chapters that concentrat...

Energy, Land and Public Policy

Energy, Land and Public Policy

1st Edition

J. Barry Cullingworth
September 30, 1989

The development of alternative forms of energy supply since the mid-1970s has brought with it a range of new issues and concerns, ranging from nuclear waste disposal to land use planning for energy efficiency. This latest volume in the acclaimed Energy Policy Studies series brings together an...

The Politics of Energy Research and Development

The Politics of Energy Research and Development

1st Edition

John Byrne, Daniel Rich
January 30, 1986

The Politics of Energy Research and Development examines and evaluates U.S. research and development policies to promote nuclear, solar, conservation, and other technology options. This volume is the third in the series Energy Policy Studies, which explores fundamental, long-term social, political,...

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