Energy and Transport in Green Transition: Perspectives on Ecomodernity (Routledge Studies in Sustainability)This book breaks new ground in the studies of green transition. It frames the ongoing transformation in terms of a "battle of modernities" with the emerging vision of ecomodernity as the final destination. It also offers a systematic exploration of the potential for extensive transformation of carbon-intensive sectors – with a focus on energy and transport – towards a low or post-carbon economy. The book does so in a comparative perspective, by pointing to a diversity of techno-economic and institutional solutions in the mature Western economies, and in the rapidly growing East and developing South. The contributors highlight a ...
Saving energy is saving money, there is something special about watching your bills go down month to month from improvements you have made to your home or building.This book consists of extensive research on my part in my own journey to lower my electric, and to a very mild extent propane, and natural gas usage. All of my findings are in this book and can drastically lower your bills from month to month. The items in this book should put you on the fast track to saving energy, and money. It covers many of the newest technologies and explains how they will work for you.When you complete this book you will have the information you need to make a road map for your own energy savings, this information can be used simply to lower your bill, or as extensive as buying alternative energy such as solar at a lower price due to less energy required, or saving the environment if that is what you're looking for.You may be surprised at what exactly uses power in your home, and what uses next to nothing at all! One way in particular can save over 200 Kwh per month on your electric, and pays for itself very quickly, sometimes instantly depending on where you live!
The Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI) have built a tradition of being the most prestigious forum in the world for leading Nano Scientists. NSTI provides Nano Scientists with up-to-date global perspective on the latest developments in nanotechnology. This volume outlines the latest developments in: Energy Storage, Fuel Cells & Hydrogen, Nanomaterials for Catalysis,, Materials for Oil, Gas & Biofuels, Carbon Capture & Utilization, Solar Power Technologies, Materials for Green Building, Water Technologies, Materials for Sustainability & Efficiency.