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Energy, environment, and climate

Author: Richard Wolfson
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Outlines basic science concepts as well as specific, contemporary applications in energy production and their environmental consequences. This book covers traditional concerns like pollution and  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Wolfson
ISBN: 9780393927634 0393927636
OCLC Number: 123955224
Description: xviii, 532 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Energy, environment, and climate --
A changing planet --
High-energy society --
Energy: a closer look --
Energy and heat --
Fossil energy --
Environmental impacts of fossil fuels --
Nuclear energy --
Energy from earth and moon --
Direct from the sun --
Indirect from the sun: water, wind, biomass --
Hydrogen futures? --
Keeping warm: the science of climate --
Forcing the climate --
Is earth warming? --
Future climates --
Energy and climate.
Responsibility: Richard Wolfson.
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