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Renewable Energy Resources

3rd Edition

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John Twidell, Tony Weir
January 26, 2015

Renewable Energy Resources is a numerate and quantitative text covering the full range of renewable energy technologies and their implementation worldwide. Energy supplies from renewables (such as from biofuels, solar heat, photovoltaics, wind, hydro, wave, tidal, geothermal, and ocean-thermal) are ...

Routledge Handbook of Ecocriticism and Environmental Communication

1st Edition

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Scott Slovic, Swarnalatha Rangarajan, Vidya Sarveswaran
February 14, 2019

Ecocriticism and environmental communication studies have for many years co-existed as parallel disciplines, occasionally crossing paths but typically operating in separate academic spheres. These fields are now rapidly converging, and this handbook aims to reinforce the common concerns and methodol...

Routledge Handbook of the Study of the Commons

1st Edition

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Blake Hudson, Jonathan Rosenbloom, Dan Cole
January 11, 2019

This comprehensive Handbook serves as a unique synthesis and resource for understanding how analytical frameworks developed within the literature assist in understanding the nature and management of commons resources. Such frameworks include those related to Institutional Analysis and Development, S...

Fundamentals of Sustainable Development

2nd Edition

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Niko Roorda
July 26, 2017

The impact of development needs to be considered beyond the narrow focus of economic, ecological or social concerns. This new and expanded edition builds upon the first edition’s accessible and comprehensive overview of the challenges linked to striving for a sustainable, holistic approach to deve...

Understanding Sustainable Development

3rd Edition

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John Blewitt
December 22, 2017

A truly comprehensive introduction to the topic, Understanding Sustainable Development is designed to give students on a wide range of courses an appreciation of the key concepts and theories of sustainable development. Fully updated, the third edition includes detailed coverage of the Sustainable ...

Routledge Handbook of Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure

1st Edition

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Paolo Gardoni
December 13, 2018

To best serve current and future generations, infrastructure needs to be resilient to the changing world while using limited resources in a sustainable manner. Research on and funding towards sustainability and resilience are growing rapidly, and significant research is being carried out at a number...

Feminist Advocacy, Family Law and Violence against Women: International Perspectives

1st Edition

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Mahnaz Akhami, Yakın Ertürk, Ann Elizabeth Mayer
September 18, 2018

Around the world, discriminatory legislation prevents women from accessing their human rights. It can affect almost every aspect of a woman's life, including the right to choose a partner, inherit property, hold a job, and obtain child custody. Often referred to as family law, these laws have contri...

The Circular Economy and the Global South: Sustainable Lifestyles and Green Industrial Development

1st Edition

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Patrick Schröder, Manisha Anantharaman, Kartika Anggraeni, Timothy J. Foxon
April 29, 2019

The circular economy is a policy approach and business strategy that aims to improve resource productivity, promote sustainable consumption and production and reduce environmental impacts. This book examines the relevance of the circular economy in the context of developing countries, something whic...

Theory and Best Practices in Science Communication Training

1st Edition

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Todd P. Newman
July 26, 2019

This edited volume reports on the growing body of research in science communication training, and identifies best practices for communication training programs around the world. Theory and Best Practices in Science Communication Training provides a critical overview of the emerging field of by analy...

The Ecology of Hedgerows and Field Margins

1st Edition

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John W. Dover
February 15, 2019

Hedges and field margins are important wildlife habitats and deliver a range of ecosystem services, and their value is increasingly recognised by ecologists. This book reviews and assesses the current state of research on hedgerows and associated field margins. With the intensification of agricultu...

Scaling Impact: Innovation for the Public Good

1st Edition

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Robert McLean, John Gargani
May 24, 2019

Scaling Impact introduces a new and practical approach to scaling the positive impacts of research and innovation. Inspired by leading scientific and entrepreneurial innovators from across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the Middle East, this book presents a synthesis of unrivalled d...

Routledge Handbook of South-South Relations

1st Edition

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Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, Patricia Daley
December 20, 2018

South-South cooperation is becoming ever more important to states, policy-makers and academics. Many Northern states, international agencies and NGOs are promoting South-South partnerships as a means of ‘sharing the burden’ in funding and undertaking development, assistance and protection activi...

Routledge Handbook of Climate Justice

1st Edition

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Tahseen Jafry
November 20, 2018

The term "climate justice" began to gain traction in the late 1990s following a wide range of activities by social and environmental justice movements that emerged in response to the operations of the fossil fuel industry and, later, to what their members saw as the failed global climate governance ...

Understanding Renewable Energy Systems

2nd Edition

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Volker Quaschning
April 11, 2016

By mid-century, renewable energy must cover all of our energy supply if we are to phase out nuclear and successfully stop climate change. Now updated and expanded, the 2nd edition of this textbook covers the full range of renewable energy systems and now also includes such current trends as solar po...

Planning and Installing Photovoltaic Systems: A Guide for Installers, Architects and Engineers

3rd Edition

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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sonnenenergie (DGS)
June 7, 2013

New third edition of the bestselling manual from the German Solar Energy Society (DGS), showing you the essential steps to plan and install a solar photovoltaic system. With a global focus, it has been updated to include sections on new technology and concepts, new legislation and the current PV ma...

Fundamentals of Ecotoxicology: The Science of Pollution, Fifth Edition

5th Edition

Michael C. Newman
December 13, 2019

This new edition is revised throughout and includes new and expanded information on natural resource damage assessment, the latest emerging contaminants and issues, and adds new international coverage, including case studies and rules and regulations. The text details key environmental contaminants...

Insects and Society

1st Edition

Timothy D. Schowalter
December 12, 2019

"Insects are the most species-rich and important organisms on earth, and that’s why there are many university courses dedicated to the topic of Insects and Society. But, surprisingly, this is the first textbook specifically created for those courses. The content in this textbook is not only ideal...

Enterprise GIS: Concepts and Applications

1st Edition

John R. Woodard
December 11, 2019

This book defines and discusses how the field of Enterprise Architecture (EA) can be incorporated into the design of Enterprise Geographic Information Systems (EGIS). The objective of EA is to develop a strategic plan that structures an organization’s resources (data, information, people, and...

Smart Geospatial Practices and Applications in Local Government: An Altogether Different Language

1st Edition

David A. Holdstock
December 09, 2019

The demand on local government to do more with less by improving operations, increasing productivity, and making better and more informed decisions increases constantly. On a departmental level Geographic Information Systems are helping meet this demand but the majority of local government...

Green and Smart Technologies for Smart Cities

1st Edition

Pradeep Tomar, Gurjit Kaur
December 09, 2019

The book starts with an overview of the role of cities in climate change and environmental pollution worldwide, followed by the concept description of smart cities and their expected features, focusing on green technology innovation. This book explores the energy management strategies required to...

Red Snapper Biology in a Changing World

1st Edition

Stephen T. Szedlmayer, Stephen A. Bortone
December 05, 2019

Red Snapper Lutjanus campechanus, is an important commercial and recreational fish species and there has been much interest in maintaining its status among a variety of scientific, social and economic levels. Stocks are influenced by varying environmental conditions, changing fishing effort and...

Sustainable Development, Leadership, and Innovations

1st Edition

Dalia Streimikiene, Asta Mikalauskiene, Remigijus Ciegis
December 05, 2019

This book deals with the main challenges of sustainable development and the role of sustainable business and corporate social responsibility in implementing these challenges through sustainable leadership and innovations. It includes the economic, social, and environmental dimensions of...

Tropical Wetlands - Innovation in Mapping and Management: Proceedings of the International Workshop on Tropical Wetlands: Innovation in Mapping and Management, October 19-20, 2018, Banjarmasin, Indonesia

1st Edition

Yiyi Sulaeman, Laura Poggio, Budiman Minasny, Dedi Nursyamsi
December 04, 2019

This book contains papers presented at the International Workshop on Tropical Wetlands, held in Banjarmasin, Indonesia. This workshop discussed wetland mapping and characterization as well as wetland management for sustainable agriculture. This volume contains selected papers on tropical wetlands,...

Sustainable and Economic Waste Management: Resource Recovery Techniques

1st Edition

Hossain Md Anawar, Vladimir Strezov, Abhilash
December 02, 2019

This book compiles research findings directly related to sustainable and economic waste management and resource recovery. Mining wastes and municipal, urban, domestic, industrial and agricultural wastes and effluents—which contain persistent organic contaminants, nanoparticle organic chemicals,...

Atmospheric Research in Antarctica: Present Status and Thrust Areas in Climate Change

1st Edition

Neloy Khare
December 02, 2019

Atmospheric Research in Antarctica: Present Status and Thrust Areas in Climate Change represents a panoramic view of the developments in the field of Antarctic atmospheric sciences and meteorology broadly covering geomagnetism and aeronomy, middle atmospheric studies and global and climate change...

Human Thermal Comfort

1st Edition

Ken Parsons
December 02, 2019

Thermal comfort is a desirable state familiar to all people. Providing inspirational indoor and outdoor environments that provide thermal comfort, in the context of energy use and climate change, is a challenge for the 21st century. This book provides an up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of...

Basic Environmental Data Analysis for Scientists and Engineers

1st Edition

Ralph R.B. Von Frese
November 27, 2019

Classroom tested and the result of over 30 years of teaching and research, this textbook is an invaluable tool for undergraduate and graduate data analysis courses in environmental sciences and engineering. It is also a useful reference on modern digital data analysis for the extensive and growing...

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