Energy Monitoring Books

  • Why Scientists Disagree about Global Warming

    The most important fact about climate science, often overlooked, is that scientists disagree about the environmental impacts of the combustion of fossil fuels on the global climate. There is no survey or study showing “consensus” on the most important scientific issues, despite frequent claims by advocates to the ...

  • Water and Energy

    Water and Energy – Threats and Opportunities creates an awareness of the important couplings between water and energy. It shows how energy is used in all the various water cycle operations and demonstrates how water is used – and misused – in all kinds of energy production and generation. Population increase, climate change and an increasing ...

  • Global Renewables Report – Market Research

    This global renewables market research report provides a full overview of all of the renewable energy sources, technologies, and the renewable energy companies that provide them. The report analyses their current stages of development for each renewable energy resource, their advantages and disadvantages and their current and potential ...

  • Water 101: A Primer for Corporate Executives

    A layman’s overview of the basic principles of water management. Describes pros and cons of contemporary water practices, and explains how selected businesses manage their water resources. A must-read for company executives charged with setting corporate water ...

  • Nuclear (II), Solar, and Geothermal Energy

    These two volumes feature over 325 nuclear-related standards.Volume 12.02 covers: Nuclear Technology and Applications—standards cover behavior and use of nuclear structural materials, dosimetry for radiation processing, food irradiation processing and packaging, nuclear radiation metrology, and decontamination and decommissioning of nuclear ...

  • Nuclear (II), Solar, and Geothermal Energy

    These two volumes feature over 325 nuclear-related standards.Volume 12.02 covers: Nuclear Technology and Applications—standards cover behavior and use of nuclear structural materials, dosimetry for radiation processing, food irradiation processing and packaging, nuclear radiation metrology, and decontamination and decommissioning of nuclear ...

  • Desalination Technology

    Desalination Technology: Health and Environmental Impacts  covers the latest developments in desalination, examining the environmental and public health-related impacts of these technologies. Written by international experts, the text presents specifications for assessing water quality, technical issues associated with desalination technologies, ...

  • Energy Conservation in Wastewater Treatment Facilities, MOP 32

    Covering water and wastewater treatment, this manual discusses principles and concepts of energy requirements, potential sources of inefficiency, and recommended energy conservation measures for specific equipment and processes. The manual addresses utility billing procedures and incentives as well as energy considerations for electric motors and ...

  • Nuclear Energy (II), Solar, and Geothermal Energy

    These two volumes feature over 300 nuclear-related standards.Volume 12.02 covers: Nuclear Technology and Applications—standards cover behavior and use of nuclear structural materials, dosimetry for radiation processing, food irradiation processing and packaging, nuclear radiation metrology, and decontamination and decommissioning of nuclear ...

  • Nuclear Energy (II), Solar, and Geothermal Energy

    These two volumes feature over 300 nuclear-related standards.Volume 12.02 covers: Nuclear Technology and Applications—standards cover behavior and use of nuclear structural materials, dosimetry for radiation processing, food irradiation processing and packaging, nuclear radiation metrology, and decontamination and decommissioning of nuclear ...

  • Groundwater Governance in the Indo-Gangetic and Yellow River Basins: Realities and Challenges

    One of the key features of agricultural development in the last five decades has been intensive groundwater use in the Indo-Gangetic Basin (Pakistan, India, Nepal and Bangladesh) and in the Yellow River Basin (China). Groundwater irrigates almost 60% of the net irrigated area in South Asia and 70% in the north China plains. Groundwater use for ...

  • Global Warming: The Complete Briefing, 4th Edition

    John Houghton’s market-leading textbook is now in full colour and includes the latest IPCC findings, making it the definitive guide to climate change. Written for students across a wide range of disciplines, its simple, logical flow of ideas gives an invaluable grounding in the science and impacts of climate change and highlights the need for ...

  • Wind Energy: Renewable Energy and the Environment

    Due to the mounting demand for energy and increasing population of the world, switching from nonrenewable fossil fuels to other energy sources is not an option—it is a necessity. Focusing on a cost-effective option for the generation of electricity, Wind Energy: Renewable Energy and the Environment covers all facets of wind energy and wind ...

  • Warm Homes

    Government efforts to improve energy efficiency in the existing housing stock have been slow and expensive. The grants available are too complicated to administer and have had to be applied for on a household-by-household basis, with those that do wish to upgrade required to cover a large part of the upfront costs. This has resulted in millions of ...

  • Hydroclimatology: Perspectives and Applications

    Hydroclimatology provides a systematic structure for analysing how the climate system causes time and space variations (both global and local) in the hydrologic cycle. Changes in the relationship between the climate system and the hydrologic cycle underlie floods, drought and possible future influences of global warming on water resources. ...

  • Trade and Climate Change WTO-UNEP Report

    This Report provides an overview of the key linkages between trade and climate change based on a review of available literature and a survey of relevant national policies.The Report begins with a summary of the current state of scientific knowledge on existing and projected climate change; on the impacts associated with climate change; and on the ...

  • Climate in Peril : a popular guide to the latest IPCC reports

    Warming of the climate system is beyond argument, as shown by observations of increases in average air and ocean temperatures, the widespread melting of snow and ice, and rising global sea levels. But as the messages from scientists become increasingly explicit, the gap between the need for action they project and the climate policy the world ...

  • ASTM Standards for Whole Building Functionality and Serviceability: 3rd Edition

    Get 32 of the latest ASTM standards for defining the functional requirements and rating the capabilities of a building or facility.Six sections cover:Demand for and supply of serviceability of an office facilityBuilding floor area measurement for facility managementSeismic risk assessment of buildings, and probable maximum lossSingle family ...

  • International Handbook on the Economics of Energy

    As an essential component for economic growth, energy has a significant impact on the global economy. The need to meet growing energy demand has prompted cutting-edge innovation in clean technology in an attempt to realise environmental and cost objectives, whilst ensuring the security of energy supply. This Handbook offers a comprehensive review ...

  • The Economic Growth Engine

    Current economic theory attributes most income growth to technical progress. However, since technical progress can neither be defined nor measured, no one really knows what policies will encourage income growth. Ayres and Warr show that access to useful work, which can be defined and measured, explain the bulk of post-1900 income changes in Japan, ...

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