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Books Energy + Sustainability

Books Energy + Sustainability

Open Access 2021 | Open Access | Buch

When Can Oil Economies Be Deemed Sustainable?

This open access book questions the stereotype depicting all Gulf (GCC) economies as not sustainable, and starts a critical discussion of what these economies and polities should do to guarantee themselves a relatively stable future.
Volatile …

herausgegeben von:
Prof. Giacomo Luciani, Dr. Tom Moerenhout

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Buch

At Risk of Deprivation

The Multidimensional Well-Being Impacts of Climate Migration and Immobility in Peru

This open access book examines how and why various forms of climate (im)mobilities can impact people's objective and subjective well-being. Worsening climate impacts are forcing subsistence farmers worldwide to decide between staying or leaving …

verfasst von:
Jonas Bergmann

2024 | Buch

Fake News in Contemporary Science and Politics

A Requiem for the Real?

This transdisciplinary book investigates the profound repercussions of living in a post-truth world in which 'alternative facts' and post-truth knowledge claims, often bordering on the absurd, have replaced the real in the collective imagination …

verfasst von:
Keith Moser

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Buch

Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical-Chemical (THMC) Processes in Bentonite Barrier Systems

This book is open access book. The collaborative Pilot Project, titled “Comparison of Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical-Chemical (THMC) Processes in Bentonite Barrier Systems”, aims to investigate the fundamentals, conduct laboratory and field experiments …

herausgegeben von:
Haibing Shao, Ju Wang, Thorsten Schäfer, Chun-Liang Zhang, Horst Geckeis, Thomas Nagel, Uwe Düsterloh, Olaf Kolditz, Hua Shao

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Buch

Assessment Framework for People-Centred Solutions to Carbon Neutrality

A Comprehensive List of Case Studies and Social Innovation Indicators at Urban Level

This open access book presents a catalogue of over one thousand indicators which can be used by cities' public administrators to monitor and evaluate social innovation action plans to support people-centred, collaborative or co-designed solutions …

verfasst von:
Sabrina Bresciani, Francesca Rizzo, Francesco Mureddu

2024 | Buch

Sustainable and Green Technologies for Water and Environmental Management

This book introduces a variety of the latest researches that are related to smart devices, machine learning algorithms, and the Internet of things that are applied for a sustainable environment. These recent technologies cover all fields including …

herausgegeben von:
Mourade Azrour, Jamal Mabrouki, Azidine Guezzaz

2024 | Buch

Plant Mutagenesis

Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Landscapes

This book emphasizes recent developments in the use of mutation technologies for crop plant improvement and, ultimately, sustainable development. Plant breeders use genetic variation, which is created by plant-induced mutation, to create new and …

herausgegeben von:
Nitish Kumar

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Buch

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 …

herausgegeben von:
Jesús Rodrigo-Comino, Luca Salvati

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Buch

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 …

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

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Buch

Model Tests and Numerical Simulations of Liquefaction and Lateral Spreading II

LEAP-ASIA-2019

This open access book presents work collected through the Liquefaction Experiments and Analysis Projects (LEAP) in 2019 (LEAP-ASIA-2019) following the LEAP-UCD-2017 whose results have been published as a first volume. In addition to the research …

herausgegeben von:
Tetsuo Tobita, Koji Ichii, Kyohei Ueda

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Buch

Climate Change in Regional Perspective

European Union and Latin American Initiatives, Challenges, and Solutions

This Open Access book addresses climate change in Europe and Latin America from a comparative regionalism studies (CRS) perspective. Written by an international team of scholars and experts, chapters critically analyze proposals for mitigating …

herausgegeben von:
Andrea Ribeiro Hoffmann, Paula Sandrin, Yannis E. Doukas

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Buch

The Water, Energy, and Food Security Nexus in Asia and the Pacific

The Pacific

This open access book considers the water, energy, food (WEF) nexus in the Pacific region. The region comprises seventeen sovereign countries and seven territories spread across the Pacific Ocean, a blue expanse that covers a fifth of the world’s …

herausgegeben von:
Andrew Dansie, Heidi K. Alleway, Benno Böer

Open Access 2022 | Open Access | Buch

Sustainable Commodity Use

Its Governance, Legal Framework, and Future Regulatory Instruments

This open access book examines the governance and legal landscape of the global commodity sector. For that purpose, the author conceptualises both Global Commodity Governance (GCG) as well as Transnational Commodity Law (TCL). He defines the key …

verfasst von:
Maximilian Eduard Oehl

2024 | Buch

From Land Disputes to Sustainable Environmental Development

A Near East Perspective

This book is written to transform land disputes toward win-win outcomes utilizing the latest sustainable development theory.

Land has always been a source of conflict, a contest of competing homelands and ideologies, but it can also act as an …

verfasst von:
Ozay Mehmet, Vedat Yorucu

2024 | Buch

Proceedings from the International Conference on Hydro and Renewable Energy

Net-Zero Carbon Energy Systems

This book comprises the select peer-reviewed proceedings of the International Conference on Hydro and Renewable Energy (ICHRE 2022). It aims to provide a comprehensive and broad-spectrum picture of the state-of-the-art research and development in …

herausgegeben von:
Bri-Mathias Hodge, Sanjeev Kumar Prajapati

2024 | Buch

India's Water Future in a Changing Climate

This book comprehensively addresses the most challenging water issues in India in a changing climate for the first time and suggests potential solutions. It has been observed that over the past two decades, water usage has significantly increased …

verfasst von:
Kuppannan Palanisami, Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

Open Access 2021 | Open Access | Buch

Consensus or Conflict?

China and Globalization in the 21st Century

This open access book brings together leading international scholars and policy-makers to explore the challenges and dilemmas of globalization and governance in an era increasingly defined by economic crises, widespread populism, retreating …

herausgegeben von:
Huiyao Wang, Alistair Michie

2024 | Buch

Renewable Energy, Green Computing, and Sustainable Development

First International Conference, REGS 2023, Hyderabad, India, December 22-23, 2023, Proceedings

This book constitutes the refereed post proceedings of the First International Conference on Renewable Energy, Green Computing, and Sustainable Development, REGS 2023, held in Hyderabad, India, during December 22-23, 2023.

The 15 full papers …

herausgegeben von:
Sree Lakshmi Gundebommu, Lakshminarayana Sadasivuni, Lakshmi Swarupa Malladi

2024 | Buch

Sustainability in Creative Industries

Innovations in Fashion and Visual Media—Volume 3

In this volume, sustainable creative industries become a beacon for innovative change, forging a path towards a conscious, harmonious world. This volume offers a panoramic view of the future, where innovations in fashion and visual media blend …

herausgegeben von:
Muhammad Nawaz Tunio, Jorge Miguel Chica Garcia, Ayman M. Zakaria, Yasmin Moanis Latif Hatem

2024 | Buch

Resilient Planning and Design for Sustainable Cities

This book discusses a crucial paradigm shift in urban planning and architectural design, addressing the urgent need for sustainability and adaptation in the face of rapidly changing climate and urban landscapes.

Ideal for urban planners …

herausgegeben von:
Francesco Alberti, Paola Gallo, Abraham R. Matamanda, Eric J. Strauss