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Sustainable energy--without the hot air

Author: David J C MacKay
Publisher: Cambridge, England : UIT, 2016, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The best-selling book on understanding sustainable energy and how we can make energy plans that add up.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David J C MacKay
ISBN: 1906860459 9781906860455
OCLC Number: 953848239
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: I Numbers, not adjectives1 Motivations2 The balance sheet3 Cars4 Wind5 Planes6 Solar7 Heating and cooling8 Hydroelectricity9 Light10 Offshore wind11 Gadgets12 Wave13 Food and farming14 Tide15 Stuff16 Geothermal .17 Public services18 Can we live on renewables? II Making a difference19 Every BIG helps20 Better transport21 Smarter heating22 Efficient electricity use23 Sustainable fossil fuels?24 Nuclear?25 Living on other countries' renewables?26 Fluctuations and storage27 Five energy plans for Britain28 Putting costs in perspective29 What to do now .30 Energy plans for Europe, America, and the World31 The last thing we should talk about32 Saying yesAcknowledgmentsIII Technical chapters A Cars IIB Wind II C Planes II D Solar IIE Heating II F Waves II G Tide IIH Stuff II IV Useful data I Quick reference J Populations and areasK UK energy history List of web linksBibliographyIndexAbout the author
Other Titles: Sustainable energy
Responsibility: David J.C. MacKay.

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