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Energy Use in Global Food Production: Considerations for Sustainable Food Security in the 21st Century (SpringerBriefs in Food, Health, and Nutrition)

​This Brief examines the sustainability of energy use in global food production and processing. The nexus between food, water, and energy are explored against a background of climate change. Current efforts to reduce the energy intensity of food and increase … Continue reading

11. September 2017 by Ben S
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Regional Energy Demand and Energy Efficiency in Japan: An Application of Economic Analysis (SpringerBriefs in Energy)

This book describes structural analysis methods for examining energy demand and energy efficiency that are important in formulating regional economic and environmental policies. Beginning with ways of ascertaining regional energy demand, it describes methods for developing energy efficiency indicators and … Continue reading

05. May 2017 by Ben S
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Consumer Energy Conservation Behavior After Fukushima: Evidence from Field Experiments (SpringerBriefs in Economics)

This book presents an in-depth empirical analysis of consumer response to alternative policies for energy conservation. Its main focus is on innovative policy instruments that have attracted increasing attention from academics and energy conservation practitioners alike: critical peak pricing, conservation … Continue reading

19. March 2017 by Ben S
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Integrated Spatial and Energy Planning: Supporting Climate Protection and the Energy Turn with Means of Spatial Planning (SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology)

This book focuses on spatial planning – an important determinant of energy saving and renewable energy supply. Revealing the key driving forces for spatial development supporting the shift towards energy efficiency and renewable energy supplies, it shows the importance of … Continue reading

08. December 2016 by Ben S
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Nanophysics for Energy Efficiency (SpringerBriefs in Energy)

This book provides a succinct account of the ways in which nano technology is being applied to improve energy efficiency. The coverage includes current scanning probe techniques for electrical energy storage, energy harvesting systems and local electrochemistry as well as … Continue reading

11. October 2016 by Ben S
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The Mass Retrofitting of an Energy Efficient_Low Carbon Zone (SpringerBriefs in Energy)

Maximizing reader insights into the strategic value of mass retrofits in the residential property sector through a detailed case study analysis of the ‘Hackbridge project’, this book uses this development to broaden understanding of how planners may perform urban regeneration … Continue reading

05. September 2016 by Ben S
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Energy-Efficient High Performance Computing: Measurement and Tuning (SpringerBriefs in Computer Science)

In this work, the unique power measurement capabilities of the Cray XT architecture were exploited to gain an understanding of power and energy use, and the effects of tuning both CPU and network bandwidth. Modifications were made to deterministically halt … Continue reading

15. July 2016 by Ben S
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Efficiency Evaluation of Energy Systems (SpringerBriefs in Energy)

Efficiency is one of the most frequently used terms in thermodynamics, and it indicates how well an energy conversion or process is accomplished. Efficiency is also one of the most frequently misused terms in thermodynamics and is often a source … Continue reading

27. April 2016 by Ben S
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China’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation: Sectoral Analysis (SpringerBriefs in Environment, Security, Development and Peace)

This Brief identifies various aspects of energy challenges faced by the Chinese central/local governments, and also provides an opportunity to study how best to achieve green growth and a low-carbon transition in a developing country like China. The progress of … Continue reading

18. April 2016 by Ben S
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