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Global Cooling

Strategies for Climate Protection

Global Cooling by Hans-Josef Fell
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About the book series
Editorial board
Foreword by Caio Koch-Weser
Foreword by Mark Z. Jacobson
About the author
Acknowledgements

1. Introduction
1.1 The purpose of this book
1.2 Renewable energy as a jobs miracle
1.3 Renewable energy is not an economic burden
1.4 Renewable energy does not increase prices for energy customers
1.5 Renewable energy as the most effective climate protection measure
1.6 Renewable energy can grow much faster than generally assumed
1.7 Success of biological agriculture in Germany
1.8 The Success of green chemistry in Germany
1.9 Poverty reduction with renewable energy and biological agriculture

2. The crisis of the fossil-atomic age is accelerating dramatically
2.1 The disasters are increasing as a result of global warming
2.2 Fossil fuel raw materials cause more than just climate problems
2.3 Fukushima has once again revealed the uncontrollability of nuclear energy
2.4 Global warming speeds up dramatically: Tipping points and political failure

3. Low carbon: pseudo-solutions for climate protection
3.1 Carbon capture and storage (CCS)
3.2 Nuclear energy
3.3 Industrial, intensive agriculture
3.4 Transport systems with more efficient use of fossil fuels
3.5 Geoengineering

4. Cooling of the Earth is possible: in some decades 330 ppm CO2 can be achieved
4.1 First pillar: zero emission
4.2 Second pillar: carbon removal from the atmosphere

5. Policy measures for cooling the Earth
5.1 The necessity and effect of state regulations to redirect global financial flows
5.2 Demand-oriented innovation policies break the vicious circle of obstacles to innovation
5.3 The EEG as an example of an effective State regulation to divert private cash flows into climate protection
5.4 The permission problems
5.5 State regulations required for effective climate protection
5.6 Policy measures with little or nil effectiveness for climate protection

6. The key role of the financial sector as political climate protection motor

References
Subject index

CRC Press; June 2012
172 pages; ISBN 9780203120217
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Title: Global Cooling
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