Energy Use Worldwide: A Reference Handbook, 1st Edition

  • Jaina L. Moan
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  • ISBN-10: 1851098917
  • ISBN-13: 9781851098910
  • DDC: 333.7913
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 337 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released September 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Overview

A handbook on energy use which includes timelines, biographical sketches, tables, directories of organizations, and much more.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Selected Titles in ABC-CLIO's Contemporary World Issues Series.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
List of Figures.
List of Tables.
1: Background and History.
2: Problems, Controversies, and Solutions.
3: Special U.S. Issues.
4: Chronology.
5: Biographical Sketches.
6: Introduction.
7: Juan Perez Alfonzo (1903–1979).
8: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (1956-present).
9: John Browne, Lord Browne of Madingley (1948-present).
10: Gro Harlem Brundtland (1939-present).
11: Lázaro Cárdenas (1895–1970).
12: Andrew Carnegie (1835–1919).
13: Hugo Chávez (1954-present).
14: William Knox D'Arcy (1849–1917).
15: Thomas Edison (1847–1931).
16: Albert Einstein (1879–1955).
17: Michael Faraday (1791–1867).
18: Henry Ford (1863–1947).
19: James B. Francis (1815–1892).
20: Albert Arnold Gore (1948-present).
21: Otto Hahn (1879–1968).
22: Marion King Hubbert (1903–1989).
23: Kenneth Lay (1942–2006).
24: Mohammad Mossadegh (1882–1967).
25: Jawaharlal Nehru (1889–1964).
26: J. Robert Oppenheimer (1904–1967).
27: Medha Patkar (1954-present).
28: Roger Revelle (1909–1991).
29: John D. Rockefeller (1839–1937).
30: Zhu Rongji (1928-present).
31: Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945).
32: Kenule Beeson Saro-Wiwa (1941–1995).
33: Joseph Stalin (1879–1953).
34: Maurice Strong (1929-present).
35: Nikola Tesla (1856–1943).
36: James Watt (1736–1819).
37: Frank Whittle (1907–1996).
38: Data and Documents.
39: Introduction.
40: Energy Overview.
41: Energy Resources.
42: Energy Trade.
43: Environment.
44: U.S. Data.
45: References.
46: Directory of Organizations.
47: Introduction.
48: African Energy Policy Research Network/Foundation for Woodstove Dissemination (AFREPREN/FWD).
49: African Wind Energy Association (AfriWEA).
50: Alliance to Save Energy (ASE).
51: American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG).
52: American Coal Ash Association (ACAA).
53: American Coal Council (ACC).
54: American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE).
55: American Hydrogen Association (AHA).
56: American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers (AIME).
57: American Oil and Gas Historical Society (AOGHS).
58: American Petroleum Institute (API).
59: American Public Power Association (APPA).
60: American Solar Energy Society (ASES).
61: American Wind Energy Association (AWEA).
62: Appliance Standards Awareness Project (ASAP).
63: Asian Regional Research Programme in Energy, Environment and Climate (ARRPEEC).
64: Association for the Study of Peak Oil and Gas (ASPO).
65: Association of Energy and Environmental Real Estate Professionals (AEEREP).
66: Association of Energy Engineers (AEE).
67: Association of Energy Service Companies (AESC).
68: Association of Energy Services Professionals (AESP).
69: Austrian Energy Agency.
70: California Energy Commission.
71: Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP).
72: Center for Applied Energy Research.
73: Center for Energy and Economic Development (CEED).
74: Center for Resource Solutions (CRS).
75: China Energy Group.
76: Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association (CREIA).
77: Climate Action Network (CAN).
78: Climate Institute.
79: Coal Utilization Research Council (CURC).
80: Coalition for Affordable and Reliable Energy (CARE).
81: Convergence Research.
82: Cooperative Research Center for Coal in Sustainable Development (CCSD).
83: Domestic Petroleum Council (DPC).
84: Edison Electric Institute (EEI).
85: Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI).
86: Energistics.
87: Energy Action Coalition.
88: Energy Advocates.
89: Energy and Environmental Building Association (EEBA).
90: Energy and Mineral Law Foundation (EMLF).
91: Energy and Resources Institute, The (TERI).
92: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA).
93: Energy Foundation-China (EF-China).
94: Energy Information Administration (EIA).
95: Energy Justice Network.
96: Environmental Energy Technologies Division (EETD).
97: European Energy Network (ENR).
98: European Oil and Gas Innovation Forum (EUROGIF).
99: European Pipeline Research Group (EPRG).
100: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
101: Gas Technology Institute (GTI).
102: Geothermal Resources Council (GRC).
103: Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).
104: Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA).
105: Innovation Center for Energy and Transportation (ICET).
106: Institute for Energy and Sustainable Development (IESD).
107: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
108: International Association for Hydrogen Energy (IAHE).
109: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
110: International Committee for Coal and Organic Petrology (ICCOP).
111: International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI).
112: International Energy Agency (IEA).
113: International Institute for Energy Conservation (IIEC).
114: International Rivers Network (IRN).
115: International Solar Energy Society (ISES).
116: Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC).
117: Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization (KEDO).
118: Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE).
119: Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).
120: National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO).
121: National Coal Council (NCC).
122: National Mining Association (NMA).
123: National Petroleum Council (NPC).
124: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
125: Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).
126: New Buildings Institute (NBI).
127: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA).
128: Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP).
129: Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI).
130: Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).
131: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM).
132: Office of Surface Mining (OSM).
133: Oil Depletion Analysis Center (ODAC).
134: Organization for Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
135: Petroleum and Natural Gas International Standardization (PNGIS).
136: Petroleum Association of Japan (PAJ).
137: Petroleum Foundation of America (PFA).
138: Petroleum Research Atlantic Canada (PRAC).
139: Petroleum Technology Alliance of Canada (PTAC).
140: Petroleum Technology Transfer Council (PTTC).
141: Petrotechnical Open Standards Consortium (POSC).
142: Pew Center on Global Climate Change.
143: Production Engineering Association.
144: Radiation Effects Research Association (RERF).
145: Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP).
146: Resources for the Future (RFF).
147: Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI).
148: Society of Petroleum Engineers.
149: Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA).
150: Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).
151: Solar Energy International (SEI).
152: Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE).
153: Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI).
154: Tellus Institute.
155: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
156: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
157: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
158: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
159: World Council for Renewable Energy (WCRE).
160: World Energy Council (WEC).
161: World Energy Efficiency Association (WEEA).
162: World Nuclear Association (WNA).
163: World Resources Institute (WRI).
164: Resources.
Glossary.
Index.
About the Authors.