eBook Berkshire Essentials: Energy Industries and Sustainability, 1st Edition

  • Ray C. Anderson
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  • ISBN-10: 1614729689
  • ISBN-13: 9781614729686
  • DDC: 333
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 216 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

Energy Industries and Sustainability, a Berkshire Essential, covers the exploitation of energy resources—such as coal, petroleum, and wood—and the innovations that may provide the energy we need for a cleaner, safer, and more sustainable future.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Title Page.
About Energy Industries and Sustainability.
Contents.
About Berkshire Essentials.
Editors, Editorial Advisory Board, and Production Staff.
Introduction to Renewable Energy.
1: Algae.
2: Aluminum.
3: Cap-and-Trade Legislation.
4: Carbon Footprint.
5: Coal.
6: Energy and Theology.
7: Energy Conservation Incentives.
8: Energy Efficiency Measurement.
9: Energy Industries—Bioenergy.
10: Energy Industries—Geothermal.
11: Energy Industries—Hydroelectric.
12: Energy Industries—Hydrogen and Fuel Cells.
13: Energy Industries—Natural Gas.
14: Energy Industries—Nuclear.
15: Energy Industries—Solar.
16: Energy Industries—Wave and Tidal.
17: Energy Industries—Wind.
18: Energy Labeling.
19: Energy Subsidies.
20: Investment, Clean Tech.
21: Investment Law, Energy.
22: Iron Ore.
23: Lighting, Indoor.
24: Lithium.
25: Materials Substitution.
26: Mining.
27: Petroleum.
28: Polluter Pays Principle.
29: Shale Gas Extraction.
30: Sugarcane.
31: Thorium.
32: Uranium.
33: Utilities Regulation.
Index.
Image Credits.
Author Credits.