Many important economic and political debates today refer to the nature and the role of the State: should governments intervene in the economy and interfere with the operation of markets? In which occasions, and how? In order to better understand these questions and the controversies they have...
Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge
Moving People and Freight Without Oil, 2nd Edition
First released in 2007, the bestselling Transport Revolutions argued that land transport in the first half of the 21st century will feature at least two revolutions. One will involve the use of electric drives rather than internal combustion engines. Another will involve powering many of these...
Published April 27th 2010 by Routledge
Moving People and Freight Without Oil
Transport Revolutions: Moving People and Freight without Oil sets out the challenges to our growing dependence on transport fuelled by low-priced oil. These challenges include an early peak in world oil production and profound climate change resulting in part from oil use. It proposes responses to...
Published December 13th 2007 by Routledge
Role of Local Authorities in the Urban Environment
Series: Energy and Infrastructure Set
For too long, cities have been thought of as environmental blackspots, with high levels of air and soil pollution, overcrowding, poor sanitation and growing waste disposal problems. This book takes a more positive attitude: cities can be made to work sustainably. Their high population density can...
Published May 31st 1996 by Routledge