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By Mark Winskel
Minimising the most severe risks of climate change means ending societal dependence on fossil fuels, and radically improving the efficiency with which we use all energy sources. Such deliberate transformative change is, however, without precedent. Sustainable Urban Energy Policy debates the major public issue of developing a sustainable, clean and...
By Per Wimmer
The real solution to our never-ending demand for energy and the environmental crisis facing us. With a Foreword by Sir Richard Branson.
An ambitious cross-national and longitudinal study grounded in promising theories of national behavior, Fuels Paradise will contribute substantially to broader debates about the determinants of state action and public policy.
Fracking for gas trapped in shale could be a game changer in the quest to find alternatives to dirty fossil fuels, but it also has potential for harm. This book provides "one-stop shopping" for everyone who wants to know more about the issues.
A new focus on international diplomacy and cooperation as the race for polar resources escalates
Substantial evidence suggests that we are currently living at the peak of oil production with few prospects for cheap oil ever returning. Yet the media, politicians and regular people have hardly started to talk about what this means. Oil literally runs our societies from transportation to food production to economic...
This book combines recent data on global energy security and climate change with fresh perspectives on the meaning of justice in social decision-making. Sovacool and Dworkin explore how conceptions of justice can help people to make more meaningful decisions about the production, delivery, use, and effects of energy.