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Navigating the energy maze : the transition to a sustainable future

Author: Roger James Kuhns; George H Shaw
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents essential information for the development of a comprehensive sustainable energy policy. It examines the diverse types of energy, their resource abundance and the material needs to develop and use them, and how communities and cities can better control their own destinies by locally managing energy use and generation. This approach does not suggest the undoing of existing infrastructures and energy  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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(OCoLC)913767417
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger James Kuhns; George H Shaw
ISBN: 9783319227832 3319227831
OCLC Number: 1027056035
Description: 1 online resource (XXI, 208 pages) : 69 illustrations, 50 illustrations in color
Contents: The Energy Maze Introduction --
Overview of Supply and Consumption --
Transportation --
Residential and Commercial (R & C) Sector --
Industry Sector --
Conservation and Efficiency --
Peak Oil and Petroleum Energy Resources --
Coal and Natural Gas --
Oil and Gas Fracking and Tight Shale Resources --
Uranium and Thorium --
Renewable Energy --
The Carbon Dioxide Problem and Solution --
Geoengineering --
Sustainability Mapping and Energy Policy --
Policy proposals --
Summary, Projections and Consequences of the Policy --
Appendices --
Index.
Responsibility: Roger James Kuhns, George H. Shaw.

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