eBook Energy & Energy Use: Climate Change, Supply Chain Management, And Enterprise Adaptation: Implications Of Global Warming On The Economy, 1st Edition

  • Craig W. Allin
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  • ISBN-10: 1587659255
  • ISBN-13: 9781587659256
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 153 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released February 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

Discusses the use of both fossil and alternative fuels as well as renewable energy, energy efficiency and conservation.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Contributors.
1: Alternative Energy Sources.
2: Alternative Fuels.
3: Alternatively Fueled Vehicles.
4: Atomic Energy Commission.
5: Biomass Conversion.
6: Biopiracy and Bioprospecting.
7: Breeder Reactors.
8: Brundtland Commission.
9: Carbon Footprint.
10: Chalk River Nuclear Reactor Explosion.
11: Chelyabinsk Nuclear Waste Explosion.
12: Chernobyl Nuclear Accident.
13: Coal.
14: Coal-Fired Power Plants.
15: Cogeneration.
16: Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs.
17: Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards.
18: Department of Energy, U.S..
19: Ducktown, Tennessee.
20: Earth Resources Satellites.
21: Earth-Sheltered Construction.
22: Electric Vehicles.
23: Electronic Waste.
24: Energy Conservation.
25: Energy-Efficiency Labeling.
26: Energy Policy.
27: Energy Policy and Conservation Act.
28: Ethanol.
29: Forest Management.
30: Fossil Fuels.
31: Gasoline and Gasoline Additives.
32: Geographic Information Systems.
33: Geothermal Energy.
34: Grazing and Grasslands.
35: Green Revolution.
36: Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
37: Heat Pumps.
38: Hoover Dam.
39: Hybrid Vehicles.
40: Hydroelectricity.
41: Hydrogen Economy.
42: Internal Combustion Engines.
43: International Atomic Energy Agency.
44: International Institute for Sustainable Development.
45: Light Pollution.
46: Love Canal Disaster.
47: Nanotechnology.
48: Natural Resources Conservation Service.
49: Nuclear Fusion.
50: Nuclear Power.
51: Oil Crises and Oil Embargoes.
52: Oil Drilling.
53: Oil Shale and Tar Sands.
54: Old-Growth Forests.
55: Overconsumption.
56: Photovoltaic Cells.
57: Planned Obsolescence.
58: Power Plants.
59: Race-to-the-Bottom Hypothesis.
60: Refuse-Derived Fuel.
61: Renewable Energy.
62: Renewable Resources.
63: Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
64: Resource Depletion.
65: SL-1 Reactor Accident.
66: Smart Grids.
67: Solar Automobile Racing.
68: Solar Energy.
69: Solar One.
70: Solar Water Heaters.
71: Strip and Surface Mining.
72: Superphénix.
73: Synthetic Fuels.
74: Tennessee Valley Authority.
75: Three Mile Island Nuclear Accident.
76: Tidal Energy.
77: Trans-Alaska Pipeline.
78: Trans-Siberian Pipeline.
79: Wind Energy.
Bibliography.
Category Index.
Index.