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Green & gold : Ireland a clean energy world leader?

Author: John J Travers
Publisher: Cork : Collins, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Ireland can become a world leader in clean energy as conventional energy sources run out but there's little agreement on how. John Travers identifies the challenge and opportunity from an Irish perspective. He reveals the role energy plays in our economy and lifestyles, our consequent thirst for imported oil, and how an energy crisis that could ravage the nation may be avoided. Ultimately, he assesses in clear  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John J Travers
ISBN: 9781848890435 1848890435
OCLC Number: 619210766
Description: xii, 244 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 20 cm
Contents: Energy is ... --
Fossil fuel's fatal flaws --
Ireland's voracious thirst for energy --
Drinking water from a fire hose: alternative energy options --
Ireland's opportunity --
Remaining questions.
Other Titles: Green and gold
Responsibility: John Travers.

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