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- Wiley 2007; US$ 122.00
This important new book presents a comprehensive review of practical alternative energy choices for the twenty-first century. It addresses three critical energy-related topics that are causing great confusion in public debate—global warming, the hydrogen economy, and nuclear power—and gives readers an opportunity to form a grounded, factually... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 155.00
The world needs ever increasing energy supplies to sustain economic growth and development. But energy resources are under pressure and CO2 emissions from todays energy use already threaten our climate. What options do we have for switching to a cleaner and more efficient energy future? How much will it cost? And what... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 49.50
Career profiles include electrical and electronics installer and repairer, geoscience technician, hazardous materials removal worker, hot-cell technician, natural gas processing plant operator, nuclear engineer, oil well driller, petroleum engineer, power distributor and dispatcher, solar engineer, and more. more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 54.99
Both the forthcoming depletion of oil reserves and the urgent need to arrest global warming caused by the combustion of fossil fuels necessitates new thinking from individuals and governments alike. This book will consider a global, long-term matrix of solutions to the energy problem as a necessary condition for a sustainable future existence on this... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 127.00
A Wiley Survival Guide on our Energy Future Concerned about our energy future? Turn to this guide for easy-to-grasp and up-to-date coverage of the many aspects of the energy value chain: Oil and natural gas Coal Fossil fuels and the greenhouse effect Energy from water Biomass Solar energy Geothermal energy Wind energy Nuclear energy Electricity... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 202.00
Electricity Information is the International Energy Agency's comprehensive annual review of historical and current market trends in the OECD electricity sector, including 2008 preliminary data. This volume brings together essential statistics on electricity and heat. Part I of the publication provides an overview of the world electricity developments... more...
- WIT Press 2009; US$ 426.00
The way in which our society exists, operates and develops is strongly influenced by the way in which energy is produced and consumed. No process in Industry can be performed without sufficient supply of energy, and without Industry there can be no production of commodities on which the existence of modern Society depends. The energy systems evolved... more...
- WIT Press 2007; US$ 290.00
Sustainable energy production is one of the key issues of modern society and requires new ideas to advance the technologies and strategies currently in use. The main fields, which are the focus of many research efforts, are: renewable energy sources, energy storage, energy transportation, energy efficiency, energy and sustainability. These topics and... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 75.00
Over the past four years, Danish energy policy has made good progress towards meeting its high standards of environmental protection while opening its gas and power industries to competition. The concurrent pursuit of economic efficiency, energy policy and environmental protection is an issue of prime importance in Denmark. The country has adopted... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 100.00
Within the foreseeable future, refrigerators will be using 30% less electricity in some countries. Homes in the United States will be emitting 4% less carbon dioxide. Dozens of other common energy-using products will have become cleaner and more energy efficient. And all because of the growing use of energy labels and standards in industrialised countries.... more...