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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.
How Americans make energy choices, why they think locally not globally, and how this can shape U.S. energy and climate change policy.
Socio-Economic Impacts of Bioenergy Production
Practical guide for transport policymakers and planners to achieve low-carbon land transport systems. Based on wide ranging research, it shows how policies can be bundled successfully and worked into urban transport decision-making and planning strategies. With case studies from developed and developing countries, it outlines measures for reducing emissions, tailoring...
People rarely stop to think about where the energy they use to power their everyday lives comes from and when they do it is often to ask a worried question: is mankind's energy usage killing the planet? How do we deal with nuclear waste? What happens when the oil runs...
This is an essential new work for anyone with a focus on the human dimensions of energy transitions and policy, climate change and sustainable development. It offers new thinking on how interactions between climate change, energy policy and equity and social justice can be understood,
Researchers and practitioners explore the effect of evolving global economic and political powers on energy security within the UK and puts forward practical options for moving towards a more energy secure system over both the short and long terms.
By Kiel Moe
Convergence is based on the thermodynamic premise that architecture should maximize its ecological and architectural power. No matter how paradoxical it might initially seem, architects should maximize energy intake, maximize energy use, and maximize energy feedback and reinforcement. This presumes that the necessary excess of architecture is in fact an...