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Energizing our future : rational choices for the 21st century

Author: John R Wilson; Griffin Burgh
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Energizing our Future surveys and analyzes in considerable depth the present and future economic and technical viability of oil, natural gas, coal, synthetic fuel, nuclear, hydrogen, solar, biomass, wind and less well-known potential energy sources in the context of real-world production, distribution, and environmental constraints."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John R Wilson; Griffin Burgh
ISBN: 9780471790532 0471790532
OCLC Number: 140107958
Description: xxvi, 390 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Rising Energy Costs --
A Trilogy of Popular Misconception --
Global Warming --
The Hydrogen Economy (Aka, the Impossible Dream --
Nuclear Energy and the Plutonium Economy --
Energy Options for the Future --
Conventional Oil and Oil Reserves --
Coal and Bituminous REserves --
Biomass and Ethanol --
Methanol --
Diesel and Biodiesel --
Solar Energy and Photovoltaics --
Fuel Cells for Stationary and Mobile Use --
FAQ on Energy and Hydrogen --
Terms and Definitions.
Responsibility: John R. Wilson, Griffin Burgh.
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