Making complex concepts accesible in plain language written by experts.


Urban Transport without the hot air

Alan Cunningham draws upon his experiences as a planner and the evidence from successful developments as he proposes a nationwide geographic plan for the USA that will allow walking, biking and transit to flourish alongside traffic.

Paperback    £12.99

9781906860288 | Published: March 2019 | UIT Cambridge


Sustainable Materials without the hot air

This optimistic and richly-informed book evaluates all the options and explains how we can greatly reduce the amount of material demanded and used in manufacturing, while still meeting everyone's needs.

Paperback    £24.99

9781906860301 | Published: September 2015 | UIT Cambridge


Urban Transport without the hot air

In this book, Steve Melia dispels long-standing transport myths, looks at the successes of London and other UK and continental cities in providing 21st century transport and suggests solutions for a sustainable future.

Paperback    £19.99

9781906860264 | Published: June 2015 | UIT Cambridge

Hardback    £39.99

9781906860271 | Published: June 2015 | UIT Cambridge


Drugs Without the Hot Air

This brilliant book from expert drug scientist David Nutt looks at the facts about drugs, including legal and illegal ones. In straightforward language, he explores the science of what a drug is and how it works, why people take drugs, and how it affects them.

Paperback    £12.99

9781906860165 | Published: May 2012 | UIT Cambridge


Sustainable Energy - without the hot air

The best-selling book on understanding sustainable energy and how we can make energy plans that add up.

Paperback    £19.95

9780954452933 | Published: January 2009 | UIT Cambridge

Hardback    £29.99

9781906860011 | Published: January 2009 | UIT Cambridge