Annual Review of Energy and the Environment

Annual Review of Energy and the Environment

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Overview

This collection of review articles begins with two autobiographies, one from a leader in environmental research and one from a leader in energy research. There is an emphasis on work in developing countries, with several papers on the developing world in general, two on China, and one on India. Specific topics include long-term energy forecasts for the US, the use and misuse of numerical facts in analysis and media reporting of energy issues, carbonate chemistry for sequestering fossil carbon, indoor air pollution and health in developing countries, renewable energy markets in developing countries, and the evolution of the Indian nuclear power program. Socolow is affiliated with Princeton University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780824323271
Publisher: Annual Reviews, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/28/2002
Pages: 472
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Prefatory
From Physics to Development Strategies1
Rewards and Penalties of Monitoring the Earth25
Overview
Science and Nonscience Concerning Human-Caused Climate Warming83
Conservation
Consumption of Materials in the United States, 1900-1995107
Future Technologies for Energy-Efficient Iron and Steel Making123
Environmental Science
The O[subscript 2] Balance of the Atmosphere: A Tool for Studying the Fate of Fossil Fuel CO[subscript 2]207
International and Regional Issues
Mexican Electric End-Use Efficiency: Experiences to Date225
Risks and Impacts
Drinking Water in Developing Countries253
Policy
Engineering-Economic Studies of Energy Technologies to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Opportunities and Challenges287
Climate Change Mitigation in the Energy and Forestry Sectors of Developing Countries387
Toward a Productive Divorce: Separating DOE Cleanups from Transition Assistance439
Resources and Technologies
Recycling Metals for the Environment465
Environmentally Conscious Chemical Process Design499
Indexes
Subject Index537
Cumulative Index of Contributing Authors, Volumes 1-23559
Cumulative Index of Chapter Titles, Volumes 1-23564

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