The Future of Energy


Published in: Google Books > Science > green energy | Published on 18/Aug/2018 09:58

376 pages , Academic Press , 2014-06-16
Using the principle that extracting energy from the environment always involves some type of impact on the environment, The Future of Energy discusses the sources, technologies, and tradeoffs involved in meeting the world's energy needs. A historical, scientific, and technical background set the stage for discussions on a wide rang...[Read More]



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Renewable Energy in Europe Markets, Trends, and Technologies


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > green energy | Published on 16/Aug/2018 23:19

289 pages , Earthscan , 2010
"How can the European Union meet its binding 20\% renewable energy target in final energy consumption by the year 2020? Which sources offer the best prospects for realizing this goal? These are the questions answered by this key book which analyses the current situation of renewable energy in Europe, examines the latest technological, financi...[Read More]



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Hot, Flat, and Crowded 2.0 Why We Need a Green Revolution--and How It Can Renew America


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > green energy | Published on 16/Aug/2018 19:35

528 pages , Picador , 2009-11-24
A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year A Washington Post Best Book of the Year A Businessweek Best Business Book of the Year A Chicago Tribune Best Book of the Year In this brilliant, essential book, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Thomas L. Friedman speaks to America's urgent need for national renewal and explains how a gree...[Read More]



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Energy Democracy Advancing Equity in Clean Energy Solutions


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288 pages , Island Press , 2017-10-12
The near-unanimous consensus among climate scientists is that the massive burning of gas, oil, and coal is having cataclysmic impacts on our atmosphere and climate. These climate and environmental impacts are particularly magnified and debilitating for low-income communities and communities of color. Energy democracy tenders a respon...[Read More]



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Energy Production, Conversion, Storage, Conservation, and Coupling


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616 pages , Springer , 2016-03-16
Expanding on the first edition, ‘Energy: Production, Conversion, Storage, Conservation, and Coupling (2nd Ed.)’ provides readers with a practical understanding of the major aspects of energy. It includes extended chapters with revised data and additional practice problems as well as a new chapter examining sustainability and sustaina...[Read More]



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Green Energy Choices The Benefits, Risks and Trade-offs of Low-carbon Technologies for Electricity Production


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95 pages , UN , 2017-02-28
Rising energy demand and efforts to combat climate change require a significant increase in low-carbon electricity generation. Yet, concern has been raised that rapid investment in some novel technologies could cause a new set of environmental problems. The report of the International Resource Panel (IRP) Green Energy Choices: The Benefits, Ris...[Read More]



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Avoiding Carbon Apocalypse Through Alternative Energy Life After Fossil Fuels


Published in: Google Books > Science > green energy | Published on 15/Aug/2018 17:04

150 pages , Springer , 2017-03-29
This important book lays bare the dangers of global warming caused by carbon dioxide emissions stemming from fossil fuel use, and proposes pathways toward mitigation. A discussion of the current main uses of fossil fuels acts as a basis for presenting viable, economically sound alternatives. The author outlines a clear, practical strateg...[Read More]



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Alternative Energy For Dummies


Published in: Google Books > Science > green energy | Published on 14/Aug/2018 03:56

384 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2009-04-13
The myths and facts about alternative fuels–and how they impact our lives As the price of energy continues to soar, so too has the demand for alternative energy. But there's no clear "winner" in the race to replace fossil fuels. Alternative Energy For Dummies explores the current fossil fuel conundrum and society's growing nee...[Read More]



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Biomass to Renewable Energy Processes, Second Edition


Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > green energy | Published on 13/Aug/2018 16:46

437 pages , CRC Press , 2017-10-05
Biomass to Renewable Energy Processes, Second Edition, explains the theories of biological processes, biomass materials and logistics, and conversion technologies for bioenergy products such as biogas, ethanol, butanol, biodiesel, and synthetic gases. The book discusses anaerobic digestion of waste materials for biogas and hydrogen prod...[Read More]



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Apollo's Fire Igniting America's Clean Energy Economy


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > green energy | Published on 13/Aug/2018 12:28

336 pages , Island Press , 2013-03-06
In 1961, President John F. Kennedy ignited America’s Apollo Project and sparked a revolution in space exploration. Today the New Apollo Energy Project is poised to revolutionize the production of energy and thereby save our planet. The nation that built the world’s most powerful rockets, its most advanced computers, and its most ...[Read More]



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Green Energy and Efficiency An Economic Perspective


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > green energy | Published on 13/Aug/2018 08:29

428 pages , Springer , 2014-11-05
Addressing the major issues associated with green energy and energy efficiency, this book examines the economics of energy from the theoretical as well as applied perspectives. It makes a valuable contribution to existing discussion around environment and climate change issues, and provides an analysis of the socioeconomic and policy-ori...[Read More]



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Organic Solar Cells Materials and Device Physics


Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > green energy | Published on 11/Aug/2018 23:08

266 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2012-11-19
Organic solar cells have emerged as new promising photovoltaic devices due to their potential applications in large area, printable and flexible solar panels. Organic Solar Cells: Materials and Device Physics offers an updated review on the topics covering the synthesis, properties and applications of new materia...[Read More]



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