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Sustainable energy production and consumption : benefits, strategies and environmental costing

Author: Frano Barbir; Sergio Ulgiati; North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Public Diplomacy Division.; NATO Science for Peace and Security Programme.
Publisher: Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2008.
Series: NATO science for peace and security series., Series C,, Environmental security.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book, like the meeting itself, deals with very crucial aspects of the energy/environmental/social problem such as energy and economic growth, integrated analysis of societal and ecosystem metabolism, status, development and use of renewable energy sources at regional level, and zero emission production patterns in agriculture, industry and the energy sectors. The authors treat in depth all the aspects linked to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Sustainable Energy Production and Consumption and Environmental Costing (2007 : Naples, Italy).
Sustainable energy production and consumption.
Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2008
(DLC) 2008928451
(OCoLC)225437985
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frano Barbir; Sergio Ulgiati; North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Public Diplomacy Division.; NATO Science for Peace and Security Programme.
ISBN: 9781402084942 1402084943 9781402084928 1402084927 1402084935 9781402084935
OCLC Number: 272309163
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 372 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Energy and Economic Growth --
Win-Win Strategies for Tackling Oil and Natural Gas Constraints while Expanding Renewable Energy Use --
After the Fossil Era --
Biomass or Biomess? The promises and Limits of Bioenergy --
Cost and Environmental Effectiveness of the Climate Change Mitigation Measures --
Sustainable Environmental Management in Croatia --
Waste and Climate Change --
Studying the?Addiction to Oil? of Developed Societies Using the Multi-Scale Integrated Analysis of Societal Metabolism (MSIASM) --
Systemic Economic Instruments for Energy, Climate, and Global Security --
Sustainability and Economic Feasibility of Combinations of Renewable Energy Sources (RES) and Fossil Fuels For Production of Heat And Electricity --
Third Party Financing: New Financial Tools for Energy Efficiency --
An International Perspective --
Vital Problems of Human Development, Indicators and Eco-Centric Solutions --
Lifestyles, Energy, and Sustainability: The Exploration of Constraints --
Approaches to Sustainable Energy Consumption Patterns --
Energy, Environment and Security in Eastern Europe --
Capacity Building for Sustainable Energy Access in the Sahel/Sahara Region: Wind Energy as Catalyst for Regional Development --
Bio-diesel and/or Hydrogen in Croatia --
Challenge and Necessity --
Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Research for Future Markets --
Hydrogen Production from Biomass --
PV Large Scale Rural Electrification Programs and the Development of Desert Regions --
Life Cycle Impacts and Total Costs of Present and Future Photovoltaic Systems: State-of-the Art and Future Outlook of a Strategic Technology Option for a Sustainable Energy System --
Integrated Systems and Zero Emission Production Patterns in Agriculture, Industry and the Energy Sector --
Why?GREEN? is not Enough --
Biorefinery: Biomaterials and Bioenergy from Photosynthesis, within Zero Emission Framework --
Geographical Information System (GIS) and Emergy Synthesis Evaluation of Urban waste Management --
Elements of Global Roadmap for Climate Sustainability: Factors Affecting the Reduction of CO2 Emissions --
Carbon Management for Secure Communities.
Series Title: NATO science for peace and security series., Series C,, Environmental security.
Responsibility: edited by Frano Barbir, Sergio Ulgiati.

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Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Sustainable Energy Production and Consumption and Environmental Costing, Naples, Italy, 4-7 July 2007  Read more...

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