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Energy, Society and Environment

By: David Elliott
192 pages, 26 figs, 6 tabs
Publisher: Routledge
Energy, Society and Environment
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This book examines the potential and limits of technological solutions to energy-related environmental problems and suggests that social, economic and political solutions may also be necessary to avoid serious environmental damage in the future. Global case studies are used throughout the debates and illustrate the interaction between technological and social aspects.

Contents

Part I - environmental problems: technology and society; energy and environment; sustainable technology. Part II Sustainable technology: green technology; the nuclear alternative; renewable energy; renewables world-wide; sustainable energy strategy. Part III Problems of implementation: getting started - institutional obstacles; keeping going - deployment problems; case study - public reactions to wind farms in the UK; public acceptance: the need for negotiation. Part IV Sustainable society: sustainable development; the global perspective; sustainable future; conclusions - the way ahead?

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By: David Elliott
192 pages, 26 figs, 6 tabs
Publisher: Routledge
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