4 edition of Global warming and energy policy found in the catalog.
Global warming and energy policy
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Behram N. Kursunoglu, Stephan L. Mintz, and Arnold Perlmutter.|
|Contributions||Kurşunoğlu, Behram, 1922-, Mintz, Stephan L., Perlmutter, Arnold, 1928-|
|LC Classifications||QC981.8.G56 G58145 2001, QC981.8.G56 G58145 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 220 p. :|
|Number of Pages||220|
|LC Control Number||2001029946|
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This volume, proceedings of a symposium on global warming and energy policy, explores two major environmental concerns that arise from fuel use: the prospect that the globe will become warmer as a result of emissions of carbon dioxide, and the effect upon health of the fine particles emitted as combustion : Paperback.
Global Warming and Energy Policy. Editors: Kursunogammalu, Behram N., Mintz, Stephan L., Perlmutter, Arnold (Eds.) Free Preview. About this book Introduction The first part of the conference explores two major environmental concerns that arise from fuel use: (1) the prospect that the globe will become warmer as a result of emissions of carbon dioxide, and (2) the effect upon health of the fine particles emitted as combustion products.
ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xx, pages: illustrations ; 26 cm: Contents: Five issues / Edward Teller and Behram N. Kursunoglu --Some global environmental issues of public concern / Richard Wilson --Free-market approaches to controlling carbon dioxide emmissions [sic] to the atmosphere / Klaus Lackner, Richard Wilson, and Hans-Joachim Ziock --The.
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An End to Global Warming presents his results. He shows why we must stop using fossil fuels and evaluates a host of alternatives to arrive at a robust energy system that will modernize world energy production and protect the environment. global warming, the gradual increase of the temperature of the earth's lower atmosphere as a result of the increase in greenhouse gases since the Industrial warming and its effects, such as more intense summer and winter storms, are also referred to as climate change.
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