low carbon Books

  • Towards a Low Carbon Economy - A business contribution to the international

    This publication aims to share business experience in technology development and deployment, finance and carbon markets, cooperative sectoral approaches and adaptation and proposes policy recommendations for a future ...

  • Power to Change

    This report shows that enough low-carbon technologies exist to help the world avert damaging climate change, but that strong policy is needed to support their rapid deployment.

    In addition to this short summary, the publication
    comprises an inlaid booklet ( 34 pages ) and separate leaflet ( 6 pages ...

  • A Case for Climate Neutrality, Case Studies on Moving Towards a Low Carbon Economy

    Launched in February 2008, the Climate Neutral Network (CN Net ) is a global online campaign led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to catalyze a low-carbon, climate neutral economy. The hub of the CN Net campaign is a free-of -charge website that serves as a platform for networking and ...

  • Walking the Talk in Energy and Climate

    A low-carbon economy is the economy of the future. Scientific evidence and economic analysis confirm the need for rapid, radical changes in the global energy system – an enormous challenge. The stakes are high. There is a pressing need for action and for solutions in the developed and developing world ...

  • Powering a Sustainable Future: Policies and measures to make it happen

    The report, Powering a Sustainable Future: Policies and measures to make it happen (and its technology solution booklet Powering Sustainable Solutions: Policies and measures), highlights that many low-carbon solutions exist today, but warns that their development and deployment at a sufficient scale to ...

  • Wetland Plants: Biology and Ecology

    A detailed account of the biology and ecology of vascular wetland plants and their applications in wetland plant science, Wetland Plants: Biology and Ecology presents a synthesis of wetland plant studies and reviews from biology, physiology, evolution, genetics, community and population ecology, environmental science, and engineering. It provides a thorough discussion of the range of wetland ...

  • Vision 2050 - The new agenda for business - full report

    The Vision 2050 report lays out a pathway leading to a global population of some 9 billion people living well, within the resource limits of the planet by 2050. This work results from an 18-month combined effort with CEOs and experts, and dialogues with over 200 companies and external stakeholders in some 20 countries.

    The report presents new opportunities for business in a broad range ...

  • Vision 2050 - The new agenda for business - in brief

    The Vision 2050 report lays out a pathway leading to a global population of some 9 billion people living well, within the resource limits of the planet by 2050. This work results from an 18-month combined effort with CEOs and experts, and dialogues with over 200 companies and external stakeholders in some 20 countries.

    The report presents new opportunities for business in a broad range ...

  • Shifting Mode: Low Carbon Strategies To Reduce Business Travel Costs

    Climate change, increasing fuel prices, regulation and shifting client expectations all present challenges for the way companies organise travel. Depending on the sector, business travel can account for up to three-quarters of a company’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. A coherent, low carbon business ...

  • Zero-Carbon Energy Kyoto 2009

    Emissions of CO2 have come to be regarded as the main factor in climate change in recent years, and how to control them has become a pressing issue. The problem cannot simply be labeled a technological one, however, because it is deeply involved with social and economic issues. Since 2008, the Global Center of Excellence (COE) program titled “Energy Science in the Age of Global Warming—Toward a ...

  • ASTM Standards for Welding (CD-ROM)

    This one-of-a-kind new ASTM publication includes all 59 standards referenced by the American Welding Society: Structural Welding Code D1.1, which covers any type of welded structure made from the commonly used carbon and low-alloy steels.ASTM Standards for Welding is an excellent companion for ...

  • ASTM Standards for Welding (Print)

    This one-of-a-kind new ASTM publication includes all 59 standards referenced by the American Welding Society: Structural Welding Code D1.1, which covers any type of welded structure made from the commonly used carbon and low-alloy steels.ASTM Standards for Welding is an excellent companion for ...

  • Wetland Plants: Biology and Ecology

    A detailed account of the biology and ecology of vascular wetland plants and their applications in wetland plant science, Wetland Plants: Biology and Ecology presents a synthesis of wetland plant studies and reviews from biology, physiology, evolution, genetics, community and population ecology, environmental science, and engineering. It provides a thorough discussion of the range of wetland ...

  • ASTM Standards for Welding + AWS Code D1.1 Combination Package (Print Only)

    ASTM Standards for Welding is a one-of-a-kind publication that includes all 59 standards referenced by the American Welding Society: Structural Welding Code D1.1, which covers any type of welded structure made from the commonly used carbon and low-alloy steels.AWS D1.1/D1.1M: 2008 STRUCTURAL ...

  • The Economics of Climate Change Policies

    The protection of the earth's atmosphere requires substantial efforts to reduce CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions. In order to meet these targets, governments have started to implement climate policies which include informational measures such as demonstration programmes as well as economic instruments such as energy or emission taxes, emission trading schemes, efficiency standards and ...

  • Steel--Structural, Reinforcing, Pressure Vessel, Railway

    This volume features specifications that fix the requirements for various types of structural steel, such as high-strength, low-alloy, rolled steel floor plates, and carbon-silicon steel plates. Some standards focus on plates and forgings used in boilers and pressure vessels, while others deal with ...

  • Steel--Structural, Reinforcing, Pressure Vessel, Railway

    This volume features specifications that fix the requirements for various types of structural steel, such as high-strength, low-alloy, rolled steel floor plates, and carbon-silicon steel plates. Some standards focus on plates and forgings used in boilers and pressure vessels, while others deal with ...

  • Steel--Structural, Reinforcing, Pressure Vessel, Railway

    This volume features specifications that fix the requirements for various types of structural steel, such as high-strength, low-alloy, rolled steel floor plates, and carbon-silicon steel plates. Some standards focus on plates and forgings used in boilers and pressure vessels, while others deal with ...

  • Steel--Structural, Reinforcing, Pressure Vessel, Railway

    This volume features specifications that fix the requirements for various types of structural steel, such as high-strength, low-alloy, rolled steel floor plates, and carbon-silicon steel plates. Some standards focus on plates and forgings used in boilers and pressure vessels, while others deal with ...

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