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Greenhouse solutions with sustainable energy

Author: Mark Diesendorf
Publisher: Sydney, NSW : University of New South Wales Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Global warming is the hottest political issue of the day, and it is likely to become even more pressing over the coming years. This is a positive, proactive book that proposes a set of policies and strategies for implementing the most promising cleaner energy technologies by all spheres of government, business and community organisations. The book argues that despite being a coal- and oil-dependent country,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Diesendorf
ISBN: 9780868409733 0868409731
OCLC Number: 154686158
Description: xvi, 413 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Why this issue is important --
Sustainable energy futures for Australia --
Energy and its greenhouse gas emissions --
Saving energy --
Wind power --
Bioenergy --
Solar heat and electricity --
Other energy techniques --
Transport and urban form --
Coal and gas : can we bury the problem? --
Is nuclear energy a possible solution? --
International negotiations and policies --
Proposed national policies --
Policies for specific technologies --
Ways forward --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Mark Diesendorf.

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