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Books Energy + Sustainability

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Book

Cycling Through the Pandemic

Tactical Urbanism and the Implementation of Pop-Up Bike Lanes in the Time of COVID-19

This open access book provides insight on how the tactical urbanism has the capacity to influence change in mobility practices such as cycling. COVID-19 crisis prompted the public authorities to rethink the use of public space in order to develop …

Editors:
Nathalie Ortar, Patrick Rérat

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Book

Post Un-Lock

From Territorial Vulnerabilities to Local Resilience

This open access book builds a framework that holds together numerous open issues in territorial planning: from the understanding of territorial, landscape, environmental and climatic dynamics to the analysis of local vulnerabilities, to the use …

Editors:
Grazia Brunetta, Patrizia Lombardi, Angioletta Voghera

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Book

Technological Imagination in the Green and Digital Transition

This open access book addresses the pressing need for sustainability in urban development and the use of technology, with cities to serve as the main stage for strategies that seek to meet the targets and the cross-sector priorities indicated in …

Editors:
Eugenio Arbizzani, Eliana Cangelli, Carola Clemente, Fabrizio Cumo, Francesca Giofrè, Anna Maria Giovenale, Massimo Palme, Spartaco Paris

Open Access 2022 | Open Access | Book

Planning Cities in Africa

Current Issues and Future Prospects of Urban Governance and Planning

This open access book provides insights into challenges, threats and opportunities of urban development in Africa. It discusses how and why African cities need localised urban planning concepts and theories to deal with challenges and threats of …

Editors:
Dr. Genet Alem Gebregiorgis, Prof. Stefan Greiving, Prof. Ally Hassan Namangaya, Prof. Wilbard Jackson Kombe

2024 | Book

Sustainability in Business Education, Research and Practices

The connections between sustainability and business education are becoming increasingly important due to the growing recognition of environmental and social challenges, as well as the role that businesses play in addressing these challenges.

Editors:
Tony Wall, Laís Viera Trevisan, Walter Leal Filho, Adam Shore

2024 | Book

Statistical Rock Physics

The book is the first systematic and comprehensive treatise of stochastic models and computational tools that have emerged in rock-physics in the last 20 years. The field of statistical rock-physics is a part of rock-physics (Petrophysics). Its …

Author:
Gabor Korvin

Open Access 2017 | Open Access | Book

Paris Climate Agreement: Beacon of Hope

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. This volume presents an empirical model of global climate developed by the authors and uses that model to show that global warming will likely remain 2ºC below pre-industrial throughout this …

Authors:
Ross J. Salawitch, Timothy P. Canty, Austin P. Hope, Walter R. Tribett, Brian F. Bennett

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Book

Fire Hazards: Socio-economic and Regional Issues

The open access book aims to show the readers novel, relevant and reproducible power of synergistic collaborations between European research groups and stakeholders with the objective to synthesize the existing knowledge and expertise about fire …

Editors:
Jesús Rodrigo-Comino, Luca Salvati

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Book

Managing the Transition to a Circular Economy

Action Plans in the Tourism Sector

This open access book presents an interdisciplinary analysis of the current status of the circular economy in the tourism sector. This book is presented from the perspective of researchers, policymakers, and industry. Specially aimed at companies …

Editors:
Marival Segarra-Oña, Virginia Santamarina-Campos, Ángel Peiró-Signes

2024 | Book

Advances in Electrical Systems and Innovative Renewable Energy Techniques

The Proceedings of the International Conference on Electrical Systems and Automation (Volume 1)

This edited book on “Advances in Electrical Systems and Innovative Renewable Energy Techniques” is an outcome of the selected papers presented at the International Conference on Electrical Systems & Automation, (ICESA 2023) held from 29 to 30, May …

Editors:
Mohamed Bendaoud, Amine El Fathi, Farhad Ilahi Bakhsh, Siano Pierluigi

2024 | Book

Sustainable Security Practices Using Blockchain, Quantum and Post-Quantum Technologies for Real Time Applications

This book focuses on the sustainable security practices in the domain of blockchain, quantum, and post-quantum technologies dealing with the real-time applications. The topics discussed in this book include banking applications, protection of …

Editors:
Adarsh Kumar, Neelu Jyothi Ahuja, Keshav Kaushik, Deepak Singh Tomar, Surbhi Bhatia Khan

2024 | Book

Sustainability in Creative Industries

Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Creative Innovations—Volume 1

This book discusses a compelling array of topics at the intersection of entrepreneurship, education, and technological innovation within the creative industries. It delves into a captivating exploration of sustainable entrepreneurship in Part 1 …

Editors:
Muhammad Nawaz Tunio, Angeles Sánchez, Yasmin Moanis Latif Hatem, Ayman M. Zakaria

2024 | Book

Multiplicity of Time Scales in Complex Systems

Challenges for Sciences and Communication II

Note to the interested reader to have a look at the companion to this volume Challenges for Sciences and Communication I | ISBN: 978-3-031-28048-1.

This highly interdisciplinary volume brings together a carefully curated set of case studies …

Editors:
Bernhelm Booß-Bavnbek, Jens Hesselbjerg Christensen, Katherine Richardson, Oriol Vallès Codina

2024 | Book

The Proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference of China Electrotechnical Society

Volume IV

This book gathers outstanding papers presented at the 18th Annual Conference of China Electrotechnical Society, organized by China Electrotechnical Society (CES), held in Nanchang, China, from September 15 to 17, 2023. It covers topics such as …

Editors:
Qingxin Yang, Zewen Li, An Luo

2024 | Book

Sustainable Energy Production Using Solid Materials

This textbook focuses on sustainable energy production using solid materials. With explanatory tables and figures, case studies, worked-out examples, and up-to-date bibliographies of other works, the book provides an in-depth exploration of the …

Author:
Fabio Montagnaro

2024 | Book

Food Production, Diversity, and Safety Under Climate Change

This book presents a universal picture of the impact of climate change on food production, diversity, and concerns regarding food safety. The book also highlights the traditional and modern techniques for sustainably improving the production of …

Editors:
Rakhi Chakraborty, Piyush Mathur, Swarnendu Roy

2024 | Book

Biorefinery and Industry 4.0: Empowering Sustainability

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the latest advances in the production of low carbon chemicals and biofuels from renewable feedstock, including pilot, demo, and commercial-scale technologies. It highlights the role of Industry 4.0 in …

Editor:
Anuj Kumar Chandel

2024 | Book

Past Environments of Mexico

Unveiling the Past Environments of a Megadiverse Country Through its Fossil Record

Mexico is a biodiverse country. The dynamics of environments from Mexico played a crucial role in the history of North American biota. This book analyzes the paleoenvironmental conditions using several biological groups and various methods. This …

Editors:
Rosalía Guerrero-Arenas, Eduardo Jiménez-Hidalgo

2024 | Book

Palgrave Handbook of Science and Health Journalism

This handbook reviews the extant literature on the most important issues in health and science journalism, with a focus on summarizing the relevant research and identifying key questions that are yet to be answered. It explores challenges and best …

Editors:
Kim Walsh-Childers, Merryn McKinnon

2024 | Book

IGEC Transactions, Volume 1: Energy Conversion and Management

Proceedings of the 15th International Green Energy Conference (IGEC-XV)

This book is the first volume of the proceedings of the 15th International Green Energy Conference (IGEC) held in Glasgow, UK from 10-13 July 2023. This meeting is the latest in a multi-disciplinary international conference series on the use of …

Editors:
Jian Zhao, Sambhaji Kadam, Zhibin Yu, Xianguo Li