in The Oxford Companion to Global Change
January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 816 words.
Two motives now drive the quest for effective energy strategies in the United States and other countries. First is the
in A Dictionary of Economics
January 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 58 words.
A UK government department responsible for business, industrial strategy, science, innovation, energy, and climate change. In 2016 it replaced the Department for Business, Innovation and...
in The Law of Energy Underground
March 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .
Chapter. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law; Public International Law. 10543 words.
This chapter examines new ways of unlocking geothermal energy, and energy from shale formations. It assesses whether they hold any promise for Africa in general and for developing states in...
in China’s Technological Catch-Up Strategy
March 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .
Chapter. Subjects: Business and Management; International Economics. 9649 words.
Industrial development in China is the result of an evolving search for a strategy consonant with social and political conditions that also meets economic development objectives. Once...
in The Political Economy of Clean Energy Transitions
April 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .
Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 7795 words.
The disappearance of Rwanda’s forests and attendant change in climatic conditions prompted the government to explore clean energy alternatives such as biogas. Unlike at any other time in...
in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies
September 2015; p ublished online June 2013 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology. 4716 words.
The demand for better indoor environment has led to a wide use of heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. However, this demanding cannot be sustained without a strategy to...
in The Computer Journal
June 2015; p ublished online July 2014 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Computer Science. 0 words.
Mobile message push has become a ubiquitous technology in various applications such as online resource sharing, traffic surveillance, mobile health care and environmental monitoring. In...
Use of traditional passive strategies to reduce the energy use and carbon emissions in modern dwellings
in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies
September 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 5668 words.
In India, traditional values as well as the timeless way of building compact residential environments is now threatened by new and foreign influences from the Occident. These...
Reproductive Strategies of Yellow-Bellied Marmots: Energy Conservation and Differences between the Sexes
in Journal of Mammalogy
May 1998; p ublished online May 1998 .
Journal Article. 0 words.
Yellow-bellied marmots (Marmota flaviventris) conserve maintenance energy by reducing resting metabolic rate, decreasing conductance, avoiding thermal stress, by an annual cycle of...
Gametogenesis, sex ratio and energy metabolism in Ostrea angasi: implications for the reproductive strategy of spermcasting marine bivalves
in Journal of Molluscan Studies
February 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 5877 words.
Spermcasting is an unusual reproductive strategy in some aquatic species in which functional males release gametes to fertilize eggs inside the body...
A Gender Aware Approach to Legal and Policy Strategies for Achieving Access to Modern Energy Services in Sub-Saharan Africa
in Ending Africa's Energy Deficit and the Law
February 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .
Chapter. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 11437 words.
This book chapter first outlines the facts in relation to energy and poverty globally, with a particular emphasis on the sub-Saharan Africa region. Secondly, the impact of gender on how...
A high-throughput percentage-of-binding strategy to measure binding energies in DNA–protein interactions: application to genome-scale site discovery
in Nucleic Acids Research
September 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 5547 words.
Quantifying the binding energy in DNA–protein interactions is of critical importance to understand transcriptional regulation. Based on a simple computational model, this study describes a...
Review of low-energy construction, air tightness, ventilation strategies and indoor radon: results from Finnish houses and apartments
in Radiation Protection Dosimetry
December 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Nuclear Chemistry, Photochemistry, and Radiation. 7259 words.
Low-energy and passive house construction practices are characterised by increased insulation, high air tightness of the building shell and controlled mechanical ventilation with heat...
A strategy to measure the dark energy equation of state using the H ii galaxy Hubble function and X-ray active galactic nuclei clustering: preliminary results
in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
October 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 12705 words.
We explore the possibility of setting stringent constraints to the dark energy equation of state using alternative cosmic tracers like (a) the Hubble relation using H ii galaxies, which can...
in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking
March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Social Sciences; Economics. 53 words.
The UK government department responsible for consumer and competition policy, company legislation, employment law, science and research, energy, and climate change. It was set up in ...null...
in The Chinese Journal of International Politics
September 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .
Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations. 11918 words.
Focusing on the relationship between oil imports and China’s compromising and business-like attitude, this article shows that empirical observations do not support several commonplace...
Strategies for Utilizing Over processed Soybean Meal: I. Amino Acid Supplementation, Choline Content, and Metabolizable Energy
in The Journal of Applied Poultry Research
January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 0 words.
The overheating of soybean meal (SBM) is known to reduce its nutritional quality by damaging one or more amino acids. Three studies were conducted to evaluate the effects of lysine,...
Energy titration strategies with the endoscopic ablation system: lessons from the high-dose vs. low-dose laser ablation study
in EP Europace
May 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 2709 words.
To assess the effects of low-dose (LD) and high-dose (HD) ablation on acute and chronic success in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). While the...
Wind power to the people: overcoming legal, policy and social barriers to wind energy development in South Africa
in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business
March 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 15711 words.
Wind energy project development in the Republic of South Africa has advanced rapidly following the issuance of a renewable energy feed-in tariff by the government in 2009. However, the...