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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 New Approach to the Nuclear Fuel Cycle

Best Practices for Security, Nonproliferation, and Sustainable Nuclear Energy

by Kelsey Hartigan, Corey Hinderstein, Andrew Newman & others

<span><span>The Nuclear Threat Initiative and the Center for Strategic and International Studies joined to launch the New Approaches to the Fuel Cycle project. This project sought to build consensus on common goals, address practical challenges,

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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 Energy Producers

Making the Most of Emerging Opportunities

by Jennifer G. Cooke & David L. Goldwyn

<span><span>Sub-Saharan Africa is on the verge of an energy boom. New discoveries off the East and West coasts have raised hopes of significant revenues that can accelerate poverty reduction and enhance Africa’s status as a destination for ...

ISBN: 9781442240629

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781783601158

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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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Anthracite's Demise and the Post-Coal Economy of Northeastern Pennsylvania

by Thomas Keil & Jacqueline M. Keil

<p>Examining the anthracite coal trade's emergence and legacy in the five counties that constituted the core of the industry, the authors explain the split in the modes of production between entrepreneurial production and corporate production ...

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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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Beyond Crisis: The Financial Performance of India's Power Sector

by Khurana, Mani

In September 2012, the Government of India approved a financial rescue scheme to revive the power generation sector. This bailout amounted to about Rs 1.9 trillion and came in response to banks and financial institutions with large nonperforming

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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, ...

ISBN: 9781134489534

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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 ...

ISBN: 9780983573135

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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, ...

ISBN: 9789814695275

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CO2 Emissions from Fuel Combustion 2014

by OCDE, OECD /

The data in this book are designed to assist in understanding the evolution of the emissions of CO2 from 1971 to 2012 for more than 140 countries and regions by sector and by fuel. ...

ISBN: 9789264217119

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

ISBN: 9780374707859

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Delivering the Goods

Making the Most of North America’s Evolving Oil Infrastructure

by Frank A. Verrastro, Michelle Melton, Sarah O. Ladislaw & others

<span><span>The North American energy landscape has shifted in significant ways. New development of abundant tight oil and unconventional natural gas resources creates an historic opportunity to enhance economic growth throughout North America ...

ISBN: 9781442240711

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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

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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Elite Capture: Subsidizing Electricity Use by Indian Households

by Mayer, Kristy

India is home to one of the world's largest populations without electricity access. Traditionally, the Government of India has extended rural electrification using two instruments: consumption subsidies and free connections to households below ...

ISBN: 9781464804151

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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

ISBN: 9781597262484

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