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Sustainable Energy Production and Consumption: Benefits, Strategies and Environmental Costing / Edition 1

Sustainable Energy Production and Consumption: Benefits, Strategies and Environmental Costing / Edition 1

by Frano Barbir, Sergio Ulgiati
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ISBN-13: 9781402084935
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 06/02/2008
Series: NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security
Edition description: 2008
Pages: 372
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Energy And Economic Growth; R. Ayres.-
Win-Win Strategies for Tackling Oil and Natural Gas Constraints while Expanding Renewable Energy Use; M. Jefferson.-
After the Fossil Fuel Era; L. Sertorio.-
Biomass or Biomess? The promises and Limits of Bioenergy; J. Spangenberg.-
Cost and Environmental Effectiveness of Climate Change Mitigation Measures; N. Markoska et al.-
Sustainable Environmental Management in Croatia - Waste and Climate Change; D. Schneider.-
Studying the “addiction to oil” of developed societies using the Multi-Scale Integrated Analysis of Societal Metabolism (MSIASM); M. Giampietro.-
Systemic Economic Instruments for a Energy Climate and Global Security; J. Greyson.-
Sustainability and Economic Feasibility of Combinations of Renewable Energy Sources (RES) and Fossil Fuels for Production of Heat and Electricity; K. Popovski and S. Popovska Vasilevska.-
Third Party Financing New Financial Tools for Energy Efficiency — An International Perspective; C. Ferrari.-
Vital Problems of Human Development, Indicators and Eco-Centric Solutions; A. Gorobets Lifestyles, Energy, and Sustainability: the Exploration of Constraints; I. Matutinovié.-
Approaches to Sustainable Energy Consumption Patterns; D. Krajnc et al.-
Energy, Environment and Security in Eastern Europe; Oleg Udovyk.-
Capacity Building for Sustainable Energy Access in the Sahel/Sahara Region -
Wind Energy as Catalyst for Regional Development; K. Benhamou.-
Bio-diesel and Hydrogen in Croatia — Challenge and Necessity; A. Krstulovié and F. Barbir.-
Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Research for Future Markets; H.-J. Neef.-
Hydrogen Production from Biomass; M. Al-Alawi.-
PV Large Scale Rural Electrification Programs and the Development of Desert Regions; S. Labed.-
Life Cycle Impacts and Total Costs of Present and Future Photovoltaic Systems: State-of-the Art and Future Outlook of a Strategic Technology Option for a Sustainable EnergySystem; M. Raugei and P. Frankl.-
Integrated Systems and Zero Emission Production Patterns in Agriculture, Industry and the Energy Sector — Why Green Is Not Enough; S. Ulgiati et al.-
Biorefinery: Biomaterials and Bioenergy from Photosynthesis — I within Zero Emission Framework; J. Gravitis.-
GIS (Geographical Information Systems), Energy and Emergy Analyses for Proper Use of Local Energy Resources; P.P. Franzese et al.-
Energy Use and CO2 Emissions From Fuel Combustion in the OECD and Non-OECD Countries: Trends Based on Decomposition Analysis; M. Pihlajamaki et al.-
Carbon Management for Secure Communities; N. Mortimer.
Author Index. Subject Index.

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