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Beyond Global Warming: Energy, Economics, and Society in the 21st century


By: AJ Appleby

Van Nostrand Rheinhold

Paperback | Dec 1996 | #7148 | ISBN: 0442239378
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Discusses the role of energy in today's economy and introduces the concept of the social costs of different energy sources. It then examines the causes and possible effects of the global warming trend and presents several possible remedies. The major part of the book focuses on the social consequences of putting carbon dioxide and other fossil fuel pollutants into the atmosphere. Substitutes for fossil fuels are discussed, as well as the possible effects of transition away from fossil fuels in the next century.

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