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The Resource Sustainable energy--without the hot air, David J.C. MacKay

Sustainable energy--without the hot air, David J.C. MacKay

Label
Sustainable energy--without the hot air
Title
Sustainable energy--without the hot air
Statement of responsibility
David J.C. MacKay
Title variation
Sustainable energy
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Provides an overview of the sustainable energy crisis that is threatening the world's natural resources, explaining how energy consumption is estimated and how those numbers have been skewed by various factors and discussing alternate forms of energy that can and should be used
Additional physical form
Also available online.
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
MacKay, David J. C
Dewey number
333.7940941
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TJ808
LC item number
.M335 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Energy conservation
  • Energy consumption
  • Sustainable development
  • Energy industries
  • Energy policy
  • Environmental policy
  • Energies renouvelables
  • Conservation des ressources
  • Développement durable
  • Consommation d'énergie
  • Politique énergétique
  • Politique de l'environnement
  • Industrie énergétique
  • Energy conservation
  • Energy consumption
  • Energy industries
  • Energy policy
  • Environmental policy
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Sustainable development
  • Erneuerbare Energien
  • Nachhaltigkeit
  • Energiepolitik
  • Alternative Energiequelle
Label
Sustainable energy--without the hot air, David J.C. MacKay
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes errata
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 348-354) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1. Numbers, not adjectives. Motivations -- The balance sheet -- Cars -- Wind -- Planes -- Solar -- Heating and cooling -- Hydroelectricity -- Light -- Offshore wind -- Gadgets -- Wave -- Food and farming -- Tide -- Stuff -- Geothermal -- Public services -- Can we live on renewables?
  • pt. 2. Making a difference. Every BIG helps -- Better transport -- Smarter heating -- Efficient electricity use -- Sustainable fossil fuels? -- Nuclear? -- Living on other countries' renewables? -- Fluctuations and storage -- Five energy plans for Britain -- Putting costs in perspective -- What to do now -- Energy plans for Europe, America, and the World -- The last thing we should talk about -- Saying yes
  • pt. 3. Technical chapters. Cars II -- Wind II -- Planes II -- Solar II -- Heating II -- Waves II -- Tide II -- Stuff II
Control code
ocn262888377
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 368 pages
Isbn
9780954452933
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780954452933
  • (OCoLC)262888377
Label
Sustainable energy--without the hot air, David J.C. MacKay
Link
Publication
Note
Includes errata
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 348-354) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1. Numbers, not adjectives. Motivations -- The balance sheet -- Cars -- Wind -- Planes -- Solar -- Heating and cooling -- Hydroelectricity -- Light -- Offshore wind -- Gadgets -- Wave -- Food and farming -- Tide -- Stuff -- Geothermal -- Public services -- Can we live on renewables?
  • pt. 2. Making a difference. Every BIG helps -- Better transport -- Smarter heating -- Efficient electricity use -- Sustainable fossil fuels? -- Nuclear? -- Living on other countries' renewables? -- Fluctuations and storage -- Five energy plans for Britain -- Putting costs in perspective -- What to do now -- Energy plans for Europe, America, and the World -- The last thing we should talk about -- Saying yes
  • pt. 3. Technical chapters. Cars II -- Wind II -- Planes II -- Solar II -- Heating II -- Waves II -- Tide II -- Stuff II
Control code
ocn262888377
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 368 pages
Isbn
9780954452933
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780954452933
  • (OCoLC)262888377

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