December 19, 2003 [SolarAccess.com] Two major UK-based renewable energy-oriented publishers have consolidated their interests in a business acquisition. James & James (Science Publishers) Limited, publisher of internationally renowned titles on renewable and sustainable energy, waste management and conservation, announced the acquisition of Earthscan Publications Limited from Kogan Page Limited. James & James said this consolidates them as the most significant publisher focused on sustainability and environmental technology across a range of media, including books, magazines and journals for professionals and academics worldwide. In addition to a wide range of professional books and reference works, James & James publishes the magazines Renewable Energy World, Waste Management World and Cogeneration and On-Site Power Production. According to James & James, Earthscan has built up a strong reputation and unique position as the UK’s leading publisher of general, academic and professional books on sustainable development.