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cambridge university press
Environmental Politics Scale and Power Shannon O’Lear
The book presents a geographer’s perspective on environmental politics: climate change, energy, food security, toxins, waste, and resource conflict. It will appeal mainly to advanced students and researchers from a geography background, but also to social and political scientists who wish to look at the topic from this different perspective. Cambridge University Press, August 2010
Smart Solutions to Climate Change Comparing Costs and Benefits Bjørn Lomborg
Thought-provoking contribution to the debate about how to respond to the threat of global warming. Presents authoritative economic analysis of the costs and benefits of a very wide range of policy options and invites readers to form their own conclusions about which ones make most sense. Cambridge University Press, September 2010
Troubled Waters Ocean Science and Governance Edited by Geoff Holland and David Pugh
This full-colour volume focuses on key ocean issues, such as marine pollution, exploitation, and hazards, and emphasises the need to ensure a sustainable future for this precious resource. It is essential reading for researchers, students, policymakers and managers of the marine environment, also providing an accessible overview for general readers.
£60.00 PB 9780521759137
£24.99 ebrary eBook Single User Access 9780511799037
US$99.00 EBL eBook 9780511900600
US$99.00 HB 9780521763424
£55.00 PB 9780521138567
£19.99 ebrary eBook Single User Access 9780511799006
US$90.00 EBL eBook 9780511900570
US$90.00 Cambridge University Press, September 2010 HB 9780521765817
elsevier science & technology
Biomass Gasification and Pyrolysis Practical Design and Theory Prabir Basu
This book offers practical, comprehensive coverage of the design, analysis, and operational aspects of the gasification of biomass.
Academic Press/Elsevier Science & Technology, July 2010
ebrary eBook Single User Access 9780080961620 ebrary eBook Multi-user Access 9780080961620
Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Processes 2nd ed. Aldo Vieira Da Rosa
Discusses how and why the most popular renewable energy sources work, including wind, solar, bio and hydrogen. Academic Press/Elsevier Science & Technology, May 2009 HB 9780123746399
Generating Electricity in a Carbon-Constrained World Edited by Fereidoon Perry Sioshansi
Provides comprehensive coverage of technologies and policy options for the power generating sector. Academic Press/Elsevier Science & Technology, October 2009
ebrary eBook Single User Access 9780080878232
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£82.00 ebrary eBook Single User Access 9780080889719
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Micro Fuel Cells Principles and Applications Edited by Tim Zhao
Major corporations believe that microfuel cells could be the next generation power source for electronic products. This book presents an overview of the micro fuel cell systems and applications. Academic Press/Elsevier Science & Technology, July 2009 HB 9780123747136
ebrary eBook Single User Access 9780080878874
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Renewable Energy It’s Physics, Engineering, Environmental Impacts, Economics & Planning
Gathers all the most important cuttingedge advances from the explosive growth of renewable energy over the last decade.
Academic Press/Elsevier Science & Technology, December 2010 HB 9780123750259
Renewable Energy Conversion, Transmission, and Storage Bent Sørensen
Provides the reader with a complete background on how renewable energy is transformed into power and the best methods for transmitting and storing the energy produced.
ebrary eBook Single User Access 9780080559049
Academic Press/Elsevier Science & Technology, December 2007
Bent Sørensen et al.
Fundamentals, key techniques, engineering best practice and rules-ofthumb together in one quick-reference sourcebook. Academic Press/Elsevier Science & Technology, February 2009 HB 9780123747051
The Choice and Modeling of 100% Renewable Solutions Henrik Lund
Stephen J. Fonash
US$130.00 ebrary eBook Multi-user Access 9780123747068
Demonstrates effective methodologies for analyzing the feasibility and efficiency of large-scale renewable energy systems to help implementers avoid costly trial and error.
ebrary eBook Single User Access 9780080962993
Academic Press/Elsevier Science & Technology, October 2009
US$89.95 ebrary eBook Multi-user Access 9780080962993 EBL eBook 9780080962993
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Solar Cell Device Physics
EBL eBook 9780080559049
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Renewable Energy Systems
ebrary eBook Multi-user Access 9780080559049
£66.99 Renewable Energy Focus Handbook
Classic text now updated with new advances in nanomaterials and thin films that point the way to cheaper, more efficient solar energy production.
Academic Press/Elsevier Science & Technology, May 2010
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Solar Energy Engineering Processes and Systems Soteris A. Kalogirou
Covers the hottest new developments in solar technology - including solar cooling and desalination.
ebrary eBook Single User Access 9780080922874
Academic Press/Elsevier Science & Technology, July 2009
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Sustainable Land Development and Restoration Decision Consequence Analysis Kandi Brown et al.
Provides a toolbox for both the novice and experienced environmental practitioner of valuable techniques for addressing site specific environmental issues, as well as managing a portfolio of liabilities on an international scale. Butterworth Heinemann/Elsevier Science & Technology, February 2010 HB 9781856177979
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elsevier science & technology
Valuing Wind Generation on Integrated Power Systems
An essential guide for analysts, consultants, engineers and regulators involved in the integration of wind generation into power systems, and the related economic modeling.
William Andrew Publishing/ Elsevier Science & Technology, September 2010
In its first edition, this book helped to define an emerging field. This new edition incorporates all of the latest research findings and grounds economic enquiry in a more robust understanding of human needs and behaviour.
Island Press, November 2010
Ecological Economics Principles and Applications 2nd ed. Herman E. Daly and Joshua Farley
Foundations of Environmental Physics Understanding Energy Use and Human Impacts Kyle Forinash
Designed to focus students on the current environmental and energy problems facing society and to give them the critical thinking and computational skills needed to sort out potential solutions.
Island Press, September 2010 HB 9781597267090
john wiley & sons
Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies A Primer Gunilla Oberg
Sustainable Development in Practice Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists 2nd ed. coming soon
Edited by Adisa Azapagic and Slobadan Perdan
People, Planet, Profit How to Embrace Sustainability for Innovation and Business Growth Peter Fisk
This timely book presents a core framework for conducting high quality interdisciplinary research. This book’s lucid, problem-solving approach is framed in an accessible easy-to-read style and will be indispensable for anyone embarking on a research project involving interdisciplinary collaboration.
The second edition of this successful text explores the concept of sustainable development and its implications for science and engineering practice. Taking a life cycle approach to address economic, environmental and social issues, the book will present a series of new practical case studies drawn from a range of sectors, including mining, energy, food, buildings, transport, waste and health. The first book to truly address business growth in the context of social and environmental concerns and how to deliver profitable growth whilst also doing the right thing.
Wiley-Blackwell / John Wiley & Sons, November 2010 HB 9781444336863
£75.00 PB 9781444336870
Wiley-Blackwell / John Wiley & Sons, January 2011 HB 9780470718711
£85.00 PB 9780470718728
Kogan Page, February 2010 HB 9780749454111
£18.99 e-ISBN 9780749458638
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Sustainagility How Smart Innovation and Agile Companies will Help Protect our Future Patrick Dixon and Johan Gorecki
Demonstrating companies that have successfully used innovative and agile ideas and processes to improve their businesses and fight some of the greatest threats to the world’s ecosystems.
Kogan Page, May 2010 HB 9780749460839
national academies press
Toward Sustainable Agricultural Systems in the 21st Century Committee on Twenty-First Century Systems Agriculture, National Research Council
oxford university press
Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather 2nd ed. 2 Vol. Set
Assesses the scientific evidence for the strengths and weaknesses of different production, marketing and policy approaches for improving and reducing the costs and unintended consequences of agricultural production.
A two-volume A - Z compendium featuring over 300 entries, offering numerous cross references and definitions of weather and climaterelated terms. Includes nearly 300 photographs, maps and charts.
National Academies Press, November 2010 PB 9780309148962
Oxford University Press, April 2011 HB
£100 coming soon
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roberts & company publishers
Conservation Science Balancing the Needs of People and Nature Peter Kareiva and Michelle Marvier
‘Conservation Science’ is the first book to teach the scientific foundations of conservation while highlighting strategies to better connect its practice with the needs and priorities of a growing human population.
Roberts & Company Publishers, December 2010 HB 9781936221066
Ecosystem Services R.M.Harrison and R.E. Hester
Environmental Forensics Proceedings of the 2009 INEF Annual Conference Edited by Robert D. Morrison and Gwen O’Sullivan
This volume brings together emerging topics in environmental science, making an excellent source for policy makers and environmental consultants working in the field or related areas.
This professionally edited book is the first of a series of conference publications chronicling the current state of the art in environmental forensics sponsored by the Society of Environmental Forensics.
RSC Publishing, June 2010 HB 9781849730181
£59.95 Issues in Environmental Science and Technology
RSC Publishing, August 2010 HB 9781847552587
£99.95 Special Publications
Sustainable Water R.E.Hester and R.M.Harrison
This book is part of a series on key issues in environmental science and technology. Focusing on the sustainability of water supplies to the growing populations throughout the world, this volume consists of articles contributed by a group of experts drawn from around the globe.
RSC Publishing, August 2010 HB 9781849730198
£59.95 Issues in Environmental Science and Technology
Environmental Communication Skills and Principles for Natural Resource Managers, Scientists and Engineers 2nd ed.
Informing the public is a critical part of the environmental professional’s job. ‘Environmental Communication’ is a step-by-step guide for communicating complex information to groups not familiar with scientific material.
Springer, June 2010 HB 9789048139866
£44.99 Springer Earth and Environmental Science Collection
Richard R. Jurin, Donny Roush and Jeff Danter
Sustaining Groundwater Resources A Critical Element in the Global Water Crisis Edited by J. Anthony A. Jones
Burgeoning population and climate change have critical implications for groundwater resources, especially in many developing countries. This book looks at socio-economic and political problems and technical developments in groundwater science.
Springer, May 2011 HB 9789048134250
£87.00 International Year of Planet Earth
When Will the Lights Go Out? Britain’s Looming Energy Crisis Derek Birkett
The first major book to address the issue of the consequences of a widespread power failure in Britain. David Birkett lays bare the facts of power engineering and assesses the viability of the Government’s renewable energy policy and expectations.
Stacey International, June 2010 PB 9781906768409
£9.99 The ‘Independent Minds’ Series
taylor & francis
New Directions in Sustainable Design Edited by Adrian Parr and Michael Zaretsky
Describes a variety of new ways to approach sustainable design and it equips the next generation of designers with necessary conceptual tools for thinking sustainably.
Routledge/Taylor & Francis, October 2010 HB 9780415780360
£95.00 PB 9780415780377
£29.99 ebrary eBook Single User Access 9780203843031
US$49.95 Spatial Planning and Climate Change Elizabeth Wilson and Jake Piper
Wilson and Piper explore a wide range of issues in this comprehensive book on the relationship between our changing climate and spatial planning.
Routledge/Taylor & Francis, August 2010 HB 9780415495905
£95.00 PB 9780415495912
£29.99 The Natural and Built Environment Series
Implementing Sustainability The New Zealand Experience Caroline L. Miller
Offering a practitioner’s insight, the book looks at those strategies and techniques that have proved successful with New Zealand’s Resource Management Act (RMA).
Routledge/Taylor & Francis, December 2010 HB 9780415495509
£95.00 PB 9780415495516
£29.99 The RTPI Library Series
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taylor & francis
Principles of Sustainable Energy
The field of renewable energy has grown beyond the use of solar power as an alternative energy source. Offering an interdisciplinary approach, this book presents a comprehensive overview of the many renewable energy sources available.
Frank Kreith and Jan F. Kreider
Wind Power Generation and Wind Turbine Design Edited by W. Tong
The topics addressed in this book involve the major concerns in wind power generation and wind turbine design, and include the more recent developments in wind power generation.
CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, December 2010 HB 9781439814079
£76.99 Mechanical Engineering Series
WIT Press, April 2010 HB
£298.00 ebrary eBook Single User Access 9781845643881
Solar Thermal and Biomass Energy G. Lorenzini, C. Biserni and G Flacco
This book concerns renewable energy sources and in particular, it collects the state-of-the-art in thermal solar techniques and biomasses.
WIT Press, February 2010 HB 9781845641474
£85.00 ebrary eBook Single User Access 9781845641474
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