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Technologies for a greenhouse-constrained society

Author: Michael A Kuliasha; Alexander Zucker; Kerry J Ballew; United States. Department of Energy.
Publisher: Boca Raton : Lewis Publishers, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Presents strategies for mitigation of the greenhouse effect. This work provides practical counter measures to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases. It discusses key substitute technologies  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael A Kuliasha; Alexander Zucker; Kerry J Ballew; United States. Department of Energy.
ISBN: 087371797X 9780873717977
OCLC Number: 25410717
Notes: Papers from the Technologies for a Greenhouse-Constrained Society Conference held June 11-13, 1991, in Oak Ridge, Tenn. and sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Energy.
Description: 837, 47, 13 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface. Acknowledgments. Agenda. OVERVIEW. Technologies for a Greenhouse-Constructed Society-Conference Goals (Alexander Zucker). Climate-Change Scenarios for Greenhouse Increases (Stephen H. Schneider). Long Term Trends in World Energy Demand and Supply (Jean-Romain Frisch). Governance and Growth in a Greenhouse (John H. Gibbons). TECHNOLOGIES-BIOMASS. Biomass: Past, Present, and Future (David O. Hall and J. Woods). Advanced Biomass Power Generation: The Biomass-Integrated Gasifier/Gas Turbine and Beyond (Robert H. Williams and Eric D. Larson). Biomass as Fuel: Liquid Fuels for Transportation (Stanley R. Bull). TECHNOLOGIES-CONSERVATION. Energy Conservation-Where Are We Now? (B. Reid Detchon). Making the World's Buildings More Energy Efficient (Arthur H. Rosenfeld and L.K. Price). Making Energy Efficiency Happen (Eric Hirst). TECHNOLOGIES-NUCLEAR. The First and Second Fifty Years of Nuclear Fission (Alvin M. Weinberg). The Potential for Nuclear Energy and Its Impact on the Greenhouse Situation (Geoffrey H. Stevens). Reactor Safety-The Impact of Advanced Concepts in Reactor Design (John F. Ahearne). Nuclear Fuel Cycle Reprocessing and Waste Management Technology (R.H. Allardice). LIMITATIONS OF TECHNOLOGIES. Stabilizing Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations by Reducing Emissions from Fossil Fuel Consumption: Where Do We Really Stand? (William Fulkerson, Michael A. Kuliasha, and Susan A. Sherrow). Competition for Land: Development, Food, and Fuel (David Pimentel). Perception of Risk and the Future of Nuclear Power (Paul Slovic). TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGES AND INITIATIVES-BIOMASS. Technological Constraints to the Use of Biomass Fuels (Don J. Stevens). Resource Potential: Policies for Scaling Up to Global Significance (K.D. Singh). TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGES AND INITIATIVES-CONSERVATION. Mitigation of CO2 Emissions in Transportation by Conservation (K.G. Duleep). Frontier Technologies to Improve Efficiency (Fritz R. Kalhammer). TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGES AND INITIATIVES-NUCLEAR. Nuclear Proliferation and the Future of Nuclear Power (Marvin Miller). Enabling Technologies: How Do We Get There? (Robert E. Uhrig). OPPORTUNITIES-BIOMASS. Biomass as Fuel: Some General Supply and Demand Considerations for Developing Countries (William F. Barron). Environmental Considerations in Biomass Resource Management for a Greenhouse-Constrained Society (J.W. Ranney). Some Policy and Economic Realities of Biomass Development and Management in Africa and Asia (Paul Ryan). OPPORTUNITIES-CONSERVATION. The Case for Energy Efficiency Improvement as a Global Strategy (Thomas Wilbanks). Economics of Conservation (W. David Montgomery). Energy Efficiency: How Far Can We Go? (Roger S. Carlsmith, William U. Chandler, James A. McMahon, and Danilo J. Santini). OPPORTUNITIES-NUCLEAR. Institutional Infrastructures Necessary for Deployment of Nuclear Reactors (Yingzhong Lu). The Role of Nuclear Energy in Reducing CO2 Emissions and the Requisite Measures Involved (Josef Bugl). REGIONAL RESPONSES. The Worldwide Responsibility to Work Cooperatively in Solving the Greenhouse Problem (Robert W. Fri). Regional Responses: Africa (Charles Wereko-Brobby). The Regional Response to the Greenhouse Issue: Latin America and the Caribbean (Isaac Castillo). Global Warming and Countermeasures in China (Zhou Fengqi). Technological Options and Policy Choices for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions (North America) (Jim Campbell). Sharing the Burden for Climate Insurance: The Western European Response (W.J. Lenstra and M.J. Ossewaarde). REGIONAL RESPONSES. Environmental Aspect of U.S.S.R. Energy Development (Alexei A. Makarov). Technologies for a Greenhouse-Constrained Society: Regional Response-India (Arun Kumar). Dimensions of Energy Efficiency (Asia and the Pacific) (K.V. Ramani). SUMMARY AND CLOSING. Technologies for a Greenhouse-Constrained Society (Robert Socolow). APPENDIX A: AUTHOR BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION.
Responsibility: editors, Michael A. Kuliasha, Alexander Zucker, Kerry J. Ballew.
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