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2015 Clean Energy Investments Project Summaries

by Asian Development Bank

<p>This report summarizes the investments in clean energy made by the operations departments of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in 2015, condensing information from project databases and formal reports in an easy-to-reference format. This ...

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A Dynamic Model of the US Energy System

A Tool For Energy R & D Planning

by John P. Weyant

<p>Originally published in 1984, this book develops a quantitative model designed for use in the evaluation of the relative merits of alternative energy R&amp;D programmes. It is used to compare the merits of major energy-technology R&amp;D ...

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A World of Culture, Oil and Golf

by David Allard

<p>Twists &amp; turns on the world’s roads to oil and golf .... this book takes you there! • World cultures; people and places tourists do not typically see • Oil business risk and wildcat wells • Rebels, jungle, desert and offshore • Golf in ...

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Africa's New Oil

Power, Pipelines and Future Fortunes

by Celeste Hicks

<p>The development of Africa’s oil has greatly accelerated in recent years, with some countries looking at the prospect of almost unimaginable flows of money into their national budgets. But the story of African oil has usually been associated ...

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Alaskan Oil

Alternative Routes and Markets

by Charles J. Cicchetti

<p>Originally published in 1972, this volume, supplemented extensively with maps and tables, and employing sophisticated institutional and empirical analyses, discusses a number of important issues relating to the viability of the Trans-Alaska ...

ISBN: 9781351401203

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Argent Pétrolier Arabe Cocktail Toxique

by Eric Thomsen

<p><em>Argent pétrolier arabe est très toxique. Il constitue une menace directe pour la sécurité et la survie de l'Europe.<br /> Le fait le plus étonnant est que l'Europe n'a pas besoin de pétrole arabe. Le transfert de richesse incroyable est ...

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Belarus Heat Tariff Reform and Social Impact Mitigation

by Zhang, Fan

The Government of the Republic of Belarus (GoB) plans to increase district heating tariffs to cost-recovery levels and gradually phase out subsidies, replacing them with social assistance programs. Residential DH tariffs in Belarus are currently

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Biochar for Environmental Management: Science, Technology and Implementation

by Lehmann, Johannes

<P>Biochar is the carbon-rich product which occurs when biomass (such as wood, manure or crop residues) is heated in a closed container with little or no available air. It can be used to improve agriculture and the environment in several ways, ...

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Broken Wing

Birds, Blades and Broken Promises

by John Graves

<p>Today's wind turbines </p> <ul> <li> <p><em>Kill</em> millions of birds worldwide: raptors are threatened with extinction</p> </li> <li> <p>Require significant amounts of <em>CO2</em> to manufacture</p> </li> <li> <p>Deliver electricity ...

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China and ASEAN

Energy Security, Cooperation and Competition

by Zhao Hong

<p>This book examines the energy resource relations between China and ASEAN countries. It addresses the following issues: as the world energy demand shifts East because of the rise of China, ASEAN community and other emerging Asian economies, ...

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Corporate Governance and the Nuclear Industry

by Barry Pemberton

<p><em>Corporate Governance and the Nuclear Industry</em> explores the UK nuclear Legacy - governance issues associated with the decommissioning of a range of early-generation civil nuclear facilities. This book traces how we got here and the ...

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Costly Fix

Power, Politics, and Nature in the Tar Sands

by Ian Urquhart

<p><em>Costly Fix</em> examines the post-1995 Alberta tar sands boom, detailing how the state inflated the profitability of the tar sands and turned a blind eye to environmental issues. It considers the position of First Nations, the character ...

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Crisis Management in the Power Industry

An Inside Story

by Frank Ledger & Howard Sallis

<p>This book, originally published in 1995 is a study of crisis management in the electricity supply industry during the 20th century. The full implications of the vulnerability of the industry are examined, with special reference to past ...

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Dam Sector Protection and Homeland Security

by Frank R. Spellman

<p>The sixth of a new, well-received and highly acclaimed series on critical infrastructure and homeland security, <em>Dam Protection and Homeland Security</em> is a reference source that is designed to serve and advise U.S. project designers, ...

ISBN: 9781598888744

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Deep Water

The Epic Struggle over Dams, Displaced People, and the Environment

by Jacques Leslie

<p><strong>&quot;If the wars of the last century were fought over oil, the wars of this century will be fought over water.&quot; -Ismail Serageldin, <em>The World Bank</em></strong></p> <p>The giant dams of today are the modern Pyramids, ...

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Deepwater Deception

The Truth about the Tragic Blowout and Perversion of American Justice

by Robert Kaluza

<p>This book is an adventure, an investigation and a manhunt. It divulges the real reason for the Deepwater Horizon tragedy and leads the reader toward identifying the people responsible for causing it. It is the story of an oil-rig supervisor ...

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Designing Climate Solutions

A Policy Guide for Low-Carbon Energy

by Hal Harvey, Robbie Orvis & Jeffrey Rissman

<p>With the effects of climate change already upon us, the need to cut global greenhouse gas emissions is nothing less than urgent. It's a daunting challenge, but the technologies and strategies to meet it exist today. A small set of energy ...

ISBN: 9781610919579

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Disaster on the Horizon

High Stakes, High Risks, and the Story Behind the Deepwater Well Blowout

by Bob Cavnar

<p><em>Disaster on the Horizon</em> is a behind-the-scenes investigative look at the worst oil well accident in US history, which led to the current environmental and economic catastrophe on the Gulf Coast. Cavnar uses his 30 years in the ...

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Drilling for Water

A Practical Manual

by Raymond Rowles

<p>There have been very few, if any, books of a practical nature covering the ’art’ of drilling holes in the ground especially for water. Some rather lengthy tomes are and have been available over the years which have been pretty well ...

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Energy

Science, Policy, and the Pursuit of Sustainability

by Lloyd Orr

<p>In the early 2000s, energy prices have fluctuated wildly, from historic highs in the winter and spring of 2001 to the lowest wholesale prices in decades a few short months later. As the largest user of fossil-fuel energy, the United States is

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