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Author Goldemberg, José, 1928-
Title Energy : what everyone needs to know / José Goldemberg.
Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 3  333.8 G    IN LIBRARY
Description xvi, 167 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography 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.
Subject Energy conservation.
Energy consumption.
Energy development.
Energy industries.
Power resources.
ISBN 9780199812929 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0199812926 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780199812905 (hardcover : alk. paper)
019981290X (hardcover : alk. paper)