Sustainable Energy Production and Consumption Benefits, Strategies and Environmental Costing

Energy and environmental security are major problems facing our global economy. Fossil fuels, particularly crude oil, are confined to a few regions of the world and the continuity of supply is governed by dynamic political, economic and ecological factors. These factors conspire to force volatile, o...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Barbir, Frano (Editor), Ulgiati, Sergio (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2008, 2008
Edition:1st ed. 2008
Series:NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Geographical Information System (GIS) and Emergy Synthesis Evaluation of Urban waste Management
  • Elements of Global Roadmap for Climate Sustainability: Factors Affecting the Reduction of CO2 Emissions
  • Carbon Management for Secure Communities
  • Approaches to Sustainable Energy Consumption Patterns
  • Energy, Environment and Security in Eastern Europe
  • Capacity Building for Sustainable Energy Access in the Sahel/Sahara Region: Wind Energy as Catalyst for Regional Development
  • Bio-diesel and/or Hydrogen in Croatia – Challenge and Necessity
  • Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Research for Future Markets
  • Hydrogen Production from Biomass
  • PV Large Scale Rural Electrification Programs and the Development of Desert Regions
  • 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 Energy System
  • Integrated Systems and Zero Emission Production Patterns in Agriculture, Industry and the Energy Sector – Why “GREEN” is not Enough
  • Biorefinery:Biomaterials and Bioenergy from Photosynthesis, within Zero Emission Framework
  • Energy and Economic Growth
  • Win-Win Strategies for Tackling Oil and Natural Gas Constraints while Expanding Renewable Energy Use
  • After the Fossil Era
  • Biomass or Biomess? The promises and Limits of Bioenergy
  • Cost and Environmental Effectiveness of the Climate Change Mitigation Measures
  • Sustainable Environmental Management in Croatia – Waste and Climate Change
  • Studying the “Addiction to Oil” of Developed Societies Using the Multi-Scale Integrated Analysis of Societal Metabolism (MSIASM)
  • Systemic Economic Instruments for Energy, Climate, and Global Security
  • Sustainability and Economic Feasibility of Combinations of Renewable Energy Sources (RES) and Fossil Fuels For Production of Heat And Electricity
  • Third Party Financing: New Financial Tools for Energy Efficiency – An International Perspective
  • Vital Problems of Human Development, Indicators and Eco-Centric Solutions
  • Lifestyles, Energy, and Sustainability: The Exploration of Constraints