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Understanding energy and energy policy
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Éditeur Zed Books
Année 2014, cop. 2014
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Titre
Understanding energy and energy policy
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Description
1 vol. (X-209 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm
Notes
Bibliogr. p. [185]-200. Index
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Classification Dewey
333
Contenu
Introduction ; 1. Basic energy and policy concepts ; 2. Fossil fuels ; 3. Nuclear power ; 4. Biomass and biofuels ; 5. Hydropower ; 6. Wind power ; 7. Geothermal energy ; 8. Solar energy ; 9. Conclusion: where do we go from here? ; Appendix: Renewable energy support policies
Résumé
Understanding Energy and Energy Policy is a one-stop resource for understanding the complexities of energy policy and the science behind the utilization of energy sources. The multidisciplinary perspective presented in this book is necessary for readers to be able to weigh the advantages and disadvantages of potential energy policies. The book draws on case studies from the global North and South, from countries that are resource poor and resource rich, while providing explanations of the science and politics behind burning fossil fuels, and power created through nuclear energy, solar energy, geothermal energy, wind energy, biofuels and water (Quatrième de couv.).
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978-1-78032-934-5
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