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Climate And The Energy Of Nations

Author : Sydney Frank Markham
ISBN : WISC:89095797965
Genre : Climatology
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The Energy Of Nations

Author : Jeremy Leggett
ISBN : 9781134578719
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Systemic global risks of oil supply, climate shock and financial collapse threaten tomorrow's economies and mean businesses and policy makers face huge challenges in fuelling tomorrow’s world. Jeremy Leggett gives a personal testimony of the dangers often ignored and incompletely understood - a journey through the human mind, the institutionalization of denial, and the reasons civilizations fail. It is also an account of tantalizing hope, because mobilizing renewables and redeploying energy funding can soften the crash of modern capitalism and set us on a road to renaissance.

Climate And The Energy Of Nations

Author : Sydney Frank Markham
ISBN : UOM:39015032861174
Genre : Climatology
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Energy Policies In Five Industrialized Nations

Author : Marie L. Kotter
ISBN : 0788103458
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Discusses the key policies adopted by Canada, France, Germany, Japan and South Korea to promote energy efficiency and conservation of oil and coal in their industrial and transportation sectors. 20 charts and tables.

Nations Do Not Wait For The Energy Corporations

Author : Clemens Hauser
ISBN : 9783981607413
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Energy And The Wealth Of Nations

Author : Charles A. S. Hall
ISBN : 1441993983
Genre : Business & Economics
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For the past 150 years, economics has been treated as a social science in which economies are modeled as a circular flow of income between producers and consumers. In this “perpetual motion” of interactions between firms that produce and households that consume, little or no accounting is given of the flow of energy and materials from the environment and back again. In the standard economic model, energy and matter are completely recycled in these transactions, and economic activity is seemingly exempt from the Second Law of Thermodynamics. As we enter the second half of the age of oil, and as energy supplies and the environmental impacts of energy production and consumption become major issues on the world stage, this exemption appears illusory at best. In Energy and the Wealth of Nations, concepts such as energy return on investment (EROI) provide powerful insights into the real balance sheets that drive our “petroleum economy.” Hall and Klitgaard explore the relation between energy and the wealth explosion of the 20th century, the failure of markets to recognize or efficiently allocate diminishing resources, the economic consequences of peak oil, the EROI for finding and exploiting new oil fields, and whether alternative energy technologies such as wind and solar power meet the minimum EROI requirements needed to run our society as we know it. This book is an essential read for all scientists and economists who have recognized the urgent need for a more scientific, unified approach to economics in an energy-constrained world, and serves as an ideal teaching text for the growing number of courses, such as the authors’ own, on the role of energy in society.

The Nation S Energy Future

Author : Dixy Lee Ray
ISBN : UOM:39015095075225
Genre : Energy conservation
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Energy Strategies For Developing Nations

Author : Joy Dunkerley
ISBN : 0801825962
Genre : Developing countries
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The developing countries and the world energy crisis; The traditional secor; Commercial fuels: uses and problems; Energy, economic growth and development strategy; Energy conservation; Fossil and uranium energy reources; Renewable energy resource; Supply planning problems.

Emerging Global Energy Security Risks

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ISBN : 9211169755
Genre : Political Science
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This publication is the result of the analyses and discussions conducted by the Energy Security Forum on the global dimensions of emerging energy security risks facing UNECE member States. It presents global energy security risks from three different points of view: the European Union, the Russian Federation and from North America. It also examines how the Caspian Sea region can contribute to energy supply diversification. It reviews the energy transport corridors, new infrastructure, transmissions systems and investment requirements needed to accomplish this.

Transitioning Island Nations Into Sustainable Energy Hubs Emerging Research And Opportunities

Author : Spataru, Catalina
ISBN : 9781522560036
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Many islands currently rely on heavy fuel oil as their primary energy source. As the issue of pollution and climate change became a reality, many countries, including island nations, began looking to reduce their carbon emissions by launching programs and policies designed to ease their transition from oil to alternative energy technologies that are more environmentally friendly. Transitioning Island Nations Into Sustainable Energy Hubs: Emerging Research and Opportunities provides the latest research exploring the theoretical and practical aspects of establishing renewable energy source systems on islands. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as the vision of future energy networks and its role in creating the idea of energy hubs, this book is ideally designed for academicians, environmental professionals, researchers, policy makers, environmental engineers, and individuals seeking current research on renewable energy development.

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