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|ISBN:||012176480X 9780121764807 0121764818 9780121764814|
|Description:||XXXVI, 880 S. : ill., graph. Darst.|
|Contents:||Basics of Energy; Energy Flows; Society and Energy; History and Energy; Systems of Energy; Conservation and End Use; Renewable and Alternative Sources; Environmental Issues; Public Issues; Policy Issues; Economics of Energy; Measurement and Models; Material Use and Reuse; Oil and Natural Gas; Coal, Electricity; Nuclear Energy; Risks; Sustainable Development; Global Issues; Appendices.|
|Responsibility:||ed.-in-chief: Cutler J. Cleveland.|
"This six-volume encyclopedia is a timely information resource as rising energy costs and consumption engenders a renewed focus on the subject. Comprised of 380 articles, it provides comprehensive