Elsevier Publishes Four New Books on Energy Theory and Practice

Books focus on the role of energy in society, sustainability, biofuels and future global energy challenges

Waltham, MA, November 6, 2014

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of four new energy books reflecting the latest in theory and practice. One of the four books is the second edition of Dictionary of Energy, edited by award-winning researcher, professor and consultant Dr. Cutler J. Cleveland in collaboration with lexicographer Christopher Morris.

  • Learn more about the new edition of The Dictionary of Energy here.

Dictionary of Energy is a comprehensive and authoritative reference book on all aspects of energy and its role in society. It comes at a time when the topic of energy prices, resources and environmental impacts are at the forefront of business and political discussions. The new edition contains more than 10,000 terms, across 40 key subject areas in energy such as solar, oil and gas, economics, policy, sustainable development, renewable/alternative energy, and water. The book is a useful reference for all those in the working field of, or who have an interest in energy, including scientists, consultants, journalists, economists, educators, students and policy-makers.

Dr. Cleveland is the Director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Studies at Boston University, where he also holds the position of Professor in the Department of Geography and Environment. He has edited several other reference books, including the previously released two-volume resource Handbook of Energy, which provides interdisciplinary coverage appropriate for those in environmental sciences, social and natural sciences, and engineering.

The new energy books are:

The books are available on the Elsevier Store and on ScienceDirect, Elsevier's full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from over 2,200 peer-reviewed journals and more than 25,000 book titles.


Notes for Editors
Review copies of the books are available to credentialed journalists upon request. Contact Michelle McMahon at m.mcmahon.1@elsevier.com or +1 781 663 2268.

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