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Energy-- beyond oil

Author: F A Armstrong; Katherine M Blundell
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Both the forthcoming depletion of oil reserves and the urgent need to arrest global warming caused by the combustion of fossil fuels necessitates new thinking from individuals and governments alike.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Energy-- beyond oil.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2007026041
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: F A Armstrong; Katherine M Blundell
ISBN: 0191526185 9780191526183 9780199209965 0199209960 9781435613911 1435613910
OCLC Number: 314220853
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 229 pages) : illustrations, maps, charts
Contents: Energy ... beyond oil: a global perspective / Fraser Armstrong, Katherine Blundell, Ian Fells --
Arresting carbon dioxide emissions: why and how? / David Vincent --
Geothermal energy / Tony Batchelor, Robin Curtis --
Wave and tidal power / Dean L. Millar --
Wind energy / Bill Leithead --
Nuclear fission / Sue Ion --
Fusion energy / Chris Llewellyn Smith, David Ward --
Photovoltaic and photoelectrochemical conversion of solar energy / Michael Grätzel --
Biological solar energy / James Barber --
Sustainable hydrogen energy / Peter P. Edwards, Vladimir L. Kuznetsov, William I.F. David --
Fuel cells / David Jollie --
Energy efficiency in the design of buildings / Gerhard Dell, Christiane Egger --
Governing the transition to a new energy economy / James Meadowcroft --
Summary / Robert May.
Responsibility: [edited by] Fraser Armstrong and Katherine Blundell.

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