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Goldemberg, José, 1928-
Energy : what every needs to know / José Goldemberg
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012
book jacket
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 4th Floor  TJ163.3 .G65 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Energy conservation
Energy consumption
Energy development
Energy industries
Power resources
Physical Description xvi, 167 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Energy : the basic concepts -- How is energy used today? Present energy use -- The world's present energy system. Energy sources ; Fossil fuels ; Renewables ; Nuclear power -- The problems of the present energy system. Exhaustion of fossil fuels and energy security ; Environmental problems ; Energy costs -- Technical solutions and policies. Energy efficiency ; New technologies ; Policies -- Nontechnical solutions. Energy and lifestyle -- Appendix 1. Decimal prefixes -- Appendix 2. Common energy unit conversion factors

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