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Sustainability and environmental impact of renewable energy sources

Author: R E Hester; Roy M Harrison; Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain)
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. : Royal Society of Chemistry, ©2003.
Series: Issues in environmental science and technology, 19.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Concise, authoritative, up-to-date and readable, this book reviews various energy technologies, as well as taking a critical look at the political, social and economic aspects. Throughout, the emphasis is on renewable energy sources (wind, wave, solar, biomass, etc), but a discussion of fossil fuels and nuclear power is also presented." "This timely book, written by recognised experts, will be welcomed by those in  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sustainability and environmental impact of renewable energy sources.
Cambridge, U.K. : Royal Society of Chemistry, ©2003
(OCoLC)606983852
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R E Hester; Roy M Harrison; Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain)
ISBN: 0854042903 9780854042906
OCLC Number: 51781813
Description: xv, 139 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: The future of today's energy sources / Bernard J. Bulkin --
Sustainable energy : choices, problems and opportunities / David Elliott --
Renewable energy : technology considerations and electricity integration / Dacid Infield and Paul Rowley --
Landfill gas and related energy sources : anaerobic digesters, biomass energy systems / Adrian Loening --
Emissions trading schemes : are they a licence to pollute? / Fiona Mullins --
UK government policy on renewable policy on renewable energy / Brian Wilson --
Renewables, sustainability and precaution : beyond environmental cost-benefit and risk analysis / Andrew Stirling.
Series Title: Issues in environmental science and technology, 19.
Responsibility: editors, R.E. Hester and R.M. Harrison.
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This timely book, written by recognised experts, will be welcomed by those in the energy industries as well as by policy-makers, consultants and engineers.  Read more...

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"... a useful reference for students of the subject." The Journal of Energy Literature IX, 2, 2003, p 81-82

 
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