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Widespread concern about global climate change has led to interest in reducing emissions of carbon dioxide CO2 and, under certain circumstances, in counting additional carbon absorbed in soils and vegetation as part of the emissions reductions. Congress may consider options to increase the carbon stored sequestered in forests as it...
The first volume of its kind to focus on global policy perspectives on energy, this comprehensive Handbook analyzes the key dimensions of markets, development, sustainability, and security.
Green Information Systems in the Residential Sector: An Examination of the Determinants of Smart Meter Adoption
In an important antecedent to the spread of more efficient household energy management technology, this book is one of the first to empirically study the acceptance of smart meter technology SMT amongst potential customers and a group of SMT users.
GIS to Support Cost-effective Decisions on Renewable Sources: Applications for low temperature geothermal energy
This book addresses the use of Geographic Information Systems to help evaluate cost-effectiveness of renewable resource exploitation. Offers a process to adapt geographic data for analysis and decision-making in the economic exploitation of geothermal energy.
The Burning Question reveals climate change to be the most fascinating scientific, political and social puzzle in history. It shows that carbon emissions are still accelerating upwards, following an exponential curve that goes back centuries. One reason is that saving energy is like squeezing a balloon: reductions in one place...
An insightful introduction to the energy discussion, highlighting the most important debate of our generation: renewable energy versus fossil fuels. Greenergized approaches these significant and complex issues through a "Green Thinking Fable", engaging the general reader in an accessible way.
This title provides insight to policy makers and market actors as to the ways that new and innovative business models and/or policy measures can stimulate the deployment of renewable energy technologies RET and energy efficiency EE measures in this field.
By John Urry
In this groundbreaking book, John Urry envisions the future of an oil-dependent world facing energy descent. Without a large-scale plan B, how can the energizing of society possibly be going into reverse?