Catégorie : Ouvrages

La guerre des métaux rares : la face cachée de la transition énergétique et numérique

Transition énergétique, révolution numérique, mutation écologique… Politiques, médias, industriels nous promettent en choeur un nouveau monde enfin affranchi du pétrole, des pollutions, des pénuries et des tensions militaires. Cet ouvrage, fruit de six années d’enquête dans une douzaine de pays, nous montre qu’il n’en est rien !

Innovation and Disruption at the Grid’s Edge

The book examines the viable developments in peer-to-peer transactions enabled by open platforms on the grid’s edge. With consumers and prosumers using more electronic platforms to trade surplus electricity from rooftop solar panels, share a storage battery, or use smart gadgets that manage load and self-generation, the grid’s edge is becoming crowded.

Building Sustainable Cities of the Future

This book draws upon the expertise of academic researchers, urban planners and architects to explore the challenge of building the sustainable cities of the future. It addresses this challenge by considering current cities and those of the near future, and creates a picture of the sustainable city from the bottom up.

Chinese Hydropower Development in Africa and Asia

Chinese Hydropower Development in Africa and Asia explores the governance and socio-economic implications of large Chinese dams’ development in low and middle income countries in Asia and Africa, asking how these big infrastructure projects can promote sustainable local and national development. Chinese overseas investment and hydropower development are topics of increasing interest to scholars from across the development, environment, politics and economics disciplines.