196 pages , Routledge , 2020-11-12 This book is an introduction to the long history of human learning, the environment and sustainable development – about our struggles with the natural world: first for survival, then for dominance, currently for self-preservation, and in future perhaps, even for long-term, mutually beneficial co-existence. It charts the long arc of hu...[Read More]
374 pages , CRC Press , 2004 Offering real-world strategies gleaned from years of professional experience, this book contains the essential tools to prepare a well-organized, efficient, and effective working production schedule for successful construction outcomes. The only guide to address the day-to-day needs with hands-on problem resolution strategies, the author view...[Read More]
336 pages , Simon & Schuster , 2020-11-10 Meet Michael Skelly, the man boldly harnessing wind energy that could power America’s future and break its fossil fuel dependence in this “essential, compelling look into the future of the nation’s power grid” (Bryan Burrough, author of The Big Rich). The United States is in the midst of an energy transition. We have fall...[Read More]
224 pages , Random House , 2020-11-26 "Revealing, inspiring and funny. This book is a joy to romp through, which is good, because its final chapter is the important truth we all need to hear and understand if we are to survive this mess we've made" - Chris Packham "I found Manifesto enthralling, thought-provoking and I learnt so much from it. Nor had I any idea that we h...[Read More]
526 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2012-01-04 This exploration of the technical progress of wind energy conversion systems also examines potential future trends and includes recently developed systems such as those for multi-converter operation of variable-speed wind generators and lightning protection.
330 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2013-09-03 Despite efforts to increase renewables, the global energy mix is still likely to be dominated by fossil-fuels in the foreseeable future, particularly gas for electricity and oil for land, air and sea transport. The reliance on depleting conventional oil and natural gas resources and the geographic distribution of...[Read More]
368 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2017-04-05 Future Challenges in Sustainable Development within the Built Environment stimulates and reinterprets the demands of Responsible and Sustainable Development in the Built Environment for future action and development. It examines the methods of evaluation, the use of technology, the creation of new models and the role of human fa...[Read More]