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Greenhouse and Energy


Edited By: DJ Swaine


Hardback | Dec 1990 | #12221 | ISBN: 0643051120
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47 papers presented at a Sydney conference, 1989.


Part 1 General aspects of greenhouse effect: energy and the greenhouse effect - setting the scene, G.I. Pearman; scientific uncertainties associated with the greenhouse problem, G.B. Tucker; global climate change and Australia - effects on renewable natural resources, B.H. Walker, et al. Part 2 Energy aspects of greenhouse effect: research and technology opportunities for energy related reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in Australia, A.F. Reid; global greenhouse and energy situation and outlook, R.W. Allen, et al; energy situation and outlook for Australia, B.P. Jones; the potential for reductions of carbon dioxide emissions in Australia, J.E. Kolm and I.J. Walker; electricity planning pricing and environmental impact, H.R. Outhred; the potential contribution of reducing domestic energy usage to slowing climate change, Ian Lowe; reducing greenhouse emissions through imporved industrial energy efficiency, Jon Jutsen. Part 3 Effects of reduction of CO2: abatement - global action, Australian road transport, and macroeconomic cost, R.E. Marks and P.L. Swan; implications for electricity generation, P.M. McLennan and R.C. Schodde; estimates of the macroeconomic effects on Australia of attempting to reduce CO2 emissions by 20per cent by 2005, Peter B. Dixon and David T. Johnson. Part 4 Methane emissions: methane losses from the Australian natural gas industry, B.F. Dixon; coal seam gas and the atmosphere, A.J. Hargraves; landfill gas management, Bert van den Broek and Arek Sinanian; Australian methane fluxes, D.J. Williams. Part 5 Sources of energy production - coal, natural gas, nuclear, solar and liquid fuels: greenhouse and coal, K.M. Sullivan; the Australian coal industry - now and the future under carbon dioxide emission restrictions, D.A. Cain; natural gas vehicles - an environmental perspective, N.B. Higgs, et al; nuclear energy - perspectives, problems and promises, R.E. Collins; nuclear power and greenhouse - twin issues, R.W. Row; renewable energy - its potential and limitations, W.R. Read; production of liquid fuels, Noam White. Part 6 Electricity and greenhouse: electricity and greenhouse in Australia - an overview, J.A. Hart; greenhouse and electricity supply industry, J.A. Hoore and G.N. Watt; the state electricity commissions of Victoria and the greenhouse effect, R.D. Hoy; strategic planning and the greenhouse effect, B.C. Corderoy. Part 7 Liquid fuels and transport: greenhouse and the petroleum industry, R.B. Nicholson; greenhouse gas emissions from the production and use of alternative transport fuels, J.K. Le Cornu; the potential for liquid fuel savings in Australian land freight transport, P.G. Laird; automotive industry program and strategy for control of ozone depleting substances and greenhouse gases, F.R. Pound and P.J. Stirling; near and long-term prospects for the reduction in the road transport contribution to greenhouse gases, H.C. Watson and C.R. Watson. Part contents.

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