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Managing Global Warming

An Interface of Technology and Human Issues

Managing Global Warming - ISBN: 9780128141045
Prijs: € 185,50 (onder voorbehoud)
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Bindwijze: Boek, Paperback (16-11-2018)
Genre: Energietechniek
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What are the causes of global warming? What options are available to solving the global warming problem? How can each option be realistically implemented?

Technological Solutions to Global Warming is the first book of its kind, based on scientific content providing an overall reference looking at the problems of global warming and possible solutions in one volume.
Containing all the necessary authoritative chapters written by scientists and engineers working in the field; each chapter includes the very latest research and references in the potential impact of wind, solar, hydro, geo-engineering and other energy technologies on climate change.

With such a wide ranging set of topics and solutions readers will find a beneficial synergy, between the different solutions and issues, making this a handbook for engineers, professors, leaders and policy makers

  • Presents chapters that are accompanied by an easy reference summary
  • Includes up-to-date options and technical solutions for global warming through color imagery
  • Provides up-to-date information as presented by a collection of renowned global experts


Titel: Managing Global Warming
Mediatype: Boek
Bindwijze: Paperback
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 818
Uitgever: Elsevier Science
Publicatiedatum: 2018-11-16
NUR: Energietechniek
Afmetingen: 229 x 152
ISBN/ISBN13: 9780128141045
Intern nummer: 42412441

Biografie (woord)

Trevor M Letcher is Emeritus Professor of Chemistry at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. He is a past Director of the International Association of Chemical Thermodynamics and his research involves the thermodynamics of liquid mixtures and energy from landfill. He was awarded the South African Chemical Institute s Gold medal in 1999 and in 2000 he was awarded the South African Gold medal by the South African Association for the Advancement of Science. He has published over 250 papers in peer review journals and has edited, co-edited and written eleven books in his research and related fields. His latest books include Unraveling Environmental Disasters (2012), Materials for a Sustainable Future (2012), Waste (2011), Heat Capacities (2010), Climate Change (2009) and Future Energy (2008).

His leisure activities involve regular hikes with the Mendip Ramblers, woodwork (long case clocks) and wood turning, gardening at home and on his allotment, theatre, reading and playing golf.

Extra informatie

A core reference on the status and developments in the expanding renewable technologies and application aiding the transition to sustainability


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