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Energy futures and urban air pollution : challenges for China and the United States

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Energy Futures and Air Pollution in Urban China and the United States.National Academy of Engineering.National Research Council (U.S.). Policy and Global Affairs.National Research Council (U.S.). Development, Security, and Cooperation.Zhongguo gong cheng yuan.All authors
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2008
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The United States and China are the top two energy consumers in the world. As a consequence, they are also the top two emitters of numerous air pollutants which have local, regional, and global  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Energy Futures and Air Pollution in Urban China and the United States.; National Academy of Engineering.; National Research Council (U.S.). Policy and Global Affairs.; National Research Council (U.S.). Development, Security, and Cooperation.; Zhongguo gong cheng yuan.; Zhongguo ke xue yuan.; National Academies Press (U.S.)
ISBN: 0309111404 9780309111409
OCLC Number: 173485347
Description: xix, 366 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Energy resources --
Air pollution: sources, impacts, and effects --
Institutional and regulatory frameworks --
Energy intensity and energy efficiency --
Coal combustion and pollution control --
Renewable energy resources --
The Pittsburgh experience --
The Huainan experience --
The Los Angeles experience --
The Dalian experience --
Findings and recommendations.
Responsibility: Committee on Energy Futures and Air Polltuion in Urban China and the United States, Development Security and Cooperation, Policy and Global Affairs, National Academy of Engineering, National Research Council of the National Academies ; in collaboration with Chinese Academy of Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
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