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Energy Efficiency and Human Activity Past Trends, Future Prospects

By: L Schipper and S Meyers
332 pages, Illus
Energy Efficiency and Human Activity
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  • Energy Efficiency and Human Activity ISBN: 9780521479851 Paperback Sep 2005 Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
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About this book

Deals with the interrelations between energy-using activities, energy supplies and the environment.

Contents

1. Introduction; 2. World energy use since 1970: an overview; 3. Historic trends in manufacturing; 4. Historic trends in transportation; 5. Historic trends in the residential sector; 6. Historic trends in the service sector; 7. Trends between 1973 and 1988: summary and key issues; 8. Outlook for activity and structural change; 9. Energy intensities: prospects and potential; 10. Scenarios of future energy intensities; 11. Restraining energy use: policies and programs; 12. Energy and human activity: steps towards a sustainable future.

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By: L Schipper and S Meyers
332 pages, Illus
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'Schipper makes people uncomfortable in order to make the world more comfortable. More power to his probing, insistent elbow.' New Scientist
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