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Climate Finance as an Instrument to Promote the Green Growth in Developing Countries

by Antonio A. Romano, Giuseppe Scandurra, Alfonso Carfora & others

<p>This book analyses the effectiveness of climate finance as political instrument to reduce the effect of anthropogenic activities on climate change and promote the green growth in developing countries.</p> <p>The book highlights that close ...

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Climate-Smart Technologies

Integrating Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Mitigation and Adaptation Responses

by Walter Leal Filho, Franziska Mannke, Romeela Mohee & others

<p>The book addresses the perceived need for a publication with looks at both, climate smart technologies and the  integration of renewable energy and energy efficiency in mitigation and adaptation responses. Based on a set of papers submitted ...

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Coal and Biomass Gasification

Recent Advances and Future Challenges

by Santanu De, Avinash Kumar Agarwal, V. S. Moholkar & others

<p>This book addresses the science and technology of the gasification process and the production of electricity, synthetic fuels and other useful chemicals. Pursuing a holistic approach, it covers the fundamentals of gasification and its various

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Coal Fired Flue Gas Mercury Emission Controls

by Jiang Wu, Yan Cao, Weiguo Pan & others

<p>Mercury (Hg) is one of the most toxic heavy metals, harmful to both the environment and human health. Hg is released into the atmosphere from natural and anthropogenic sources and its emission control has caused much concern. This book ...

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Coal Production and Processing Technology

by Riazi, M.R.

<P><STRONG>Coal Production and Processing Technology</STRONG> provides uniquely comprehensive coverage of the latest coal technologies used in everything from mining to greenhouse gas mitigation. Featuring contributions from experts in industry ...

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Cold War Energy

A Transnational History of Soviet Oil and Gas

by Jeronim Perovic

<p>This book examines the role of Soviet energy during the Cold War. Based on hitherto little known documents from Western and Eastern European archives, it combines the story of Soviet oil and gas with general Cold War history. This volume ...

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Combustion Optimization Based on Computational Intelligence

by Hao Zhou & Kefa Cen

<p>This book presents the latest findings on the subject of combustion optimization based on computational intelligence. It covers a broad range of topics, including the modeling of coal combustion characteristics based on artificial neural ...

ISBN: 9789811078750

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Come On!

Capitalism, Short-termism, Population and the Destruction of the Planet

by Anders Wijkman & Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker

<p>Current worldwide trends are not sustainable. The Club of Rome’s warnings published in the book Limits to Growth are still valid. Remedies that are acceptable for the great majority tend to make things worse. We seem to be in a philosophical ...

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Comfort Control in Buildings

by José Domingo Álvarez, Manuel Berenguel, María del Mar Castilla & others

<p>The aim of this book is to research comfort control inside buildings, and how this can be achieved through low energy consumption. It presents a comprehensive exploration of the design, development and implementation of several advanced ...

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Commercialization of Nanotechnologies–A Case Study Approach

by Dermot Brabazon, Eva Pellicer, Fatima Zivic & others

<p>This book covers diverse areas in which nanoscience and nanotechnology have led to significant technological advances and practical applications, with special emphasis on novel types of nanomaterials and their applicability into a new ...

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Commercializing Biobased Products: Opportunities, Challenges, Benefits, and Risks

by Snyder, Seth W

Covering biobased products in a broad context, this book provides chemical engineers with a better understanding of challenges, opportunities, risks, and benefits of commercialization. ...

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Common Rail System for GDI Engines

Modelling, Identification, and Control

by Giovanni Fiengo, Alessandro di Gaeta, Angelo Palladino & others

<p>Progressive reductions in vehicle emission requirements have forced the automotive industry to invest in research and development of alternative control strategies. Continual control action exerted by a dedicated electronic control unit ...

ISBN: 9781447144687

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Compact Heat Exchangers for Energy Transfer Intensification: Low Grade Heat and Fouling Mitigation

by Klemes, Jiri Jaromir

<P><STRONG>Compact Heat Exchangers for Energy Transfer Intensification: Low-Grade Heat and Fouling Mitigation </STRONG>provides theoretical and experimental background on heat transfer intensification in modern heat exchangers. Emphasizing ...

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Compendium of Hydrogen Energy

Hydrogen Energy Conversion

by Frano Barbir, Angelo Basile & T. Nejat Veziroglu

<p><em>Compendium of Hydrogen Energy: Hydrogen Energy Conversion, Volume Three</em> is the third part of a four volume series and focuses on the methods of converting stored hydrogen into useful energy. The other three volumes focus on hydrogen ...

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Complex Systems and Social Practices in Energy Transitions

Framing Energy Sustainability in the Time of Renewables

by Nicola Labanca

<p>This book offers an interdisciplinary discussion of the fundamental issues concerning policies for sustainable transition to renewable energies from the perspectives of sociologists, physicists, engineers, economists, anthropologists, ...

ISBN: 9783319337531

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Computational Geotechnics

Storage of Energy Carriers

by Thomas Nagel, Norbert Böttcher, Uwe-Jens Görke & others

<p>In this book, effective computational methods to facilitate those pivotal simulations using open-source software are introduced and discussed with a special focus on the coupled thermo-mechanical behavior of the rock salt. A cohesive coverage

ISBN: 9783319569628

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Computational Methods in Earthquake Engineering

Volume 2

by Manolis Papadrakakis, Michalis Fragiadakis & Vagelis Plevris

<p>This book provides an insight on advanced methods and concepts for the design and analysis of structures against earthquake loading. This second volume is a collection of 28 chapters written by leading experts in the field of structural ...

ISBN: 9789400765733

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Computational Modeling of Underground Coal Gasification

by Vivek V. Ranade, Sanjay M Mahajani & Ganesh Arunkumar Samdani

<p>The book deals with development of comprehensive computational models for simulating underground coal gasification (UCG). It starts with an introduction to the UCG process and process modelling inputs in the form of reaction kinetics, flow ...

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Computational Sustainability

by Jörg Lässig, Kristian Kersting & Katharina Morik

<p>The book at hand gives an overview of the state of the art research in Computational Sustainability as well as case studies of different application scenarios. This covers topics such as renewable energy supply, energy storage and e-mobility,

ISBN: 9783319318585

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Concentrated Solar Thermal Energy Technologies

Recent Trends and Applications

by Laltu Chandra & Ambesh Dixit

<p>The proceedings entitled “Concentrated Solar Thermal Technologies: Recent Trends and Applications” includes the peer-reviewed selected papers those are presented during NCSTET 2016. The sub-topics under concentrated solar thermal technologies

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