The Resource Energy, environment and development, José Goldemberg and Oswaldo Lucon

Energy, environment and development, José Goldemberg and Oswaldo Lucon

Label
Energy, environment and development
Title
Energy, environment and development
Statement of responsibility
José Goldemberg and Oswaldo Lucon
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
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1928-
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Goldemberg, José
Dewey number
333.79/14
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
TD195.E49
LC item number
G85 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lucon, Oswaldo
  • ProQuest (Firm)
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  • Energy development
  • Energy consumption
Label
Energy, environment and development, José Goldemberg and Oswaldo Lucon
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ou/detail.action?docID=981618
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword / Achim Steiner -- 1. Connections. -- 2. Energy. -- Forces -- Concept of energy -- The expansion of gases and the evolution of steam engines -- Power -- The laws of themodynamics -- 3. Energy and human activities. -- The energy cost of satisfying basic human needs -- Energy consumption as a function of income -- Energy consumption in rural areas and in peri-urban households --4. Energy sources. -- Classification of the sources of energy -- Energy balances -- Energy resources and reserves -- Energy consumption per inhabitant --5. Energy and development. -- Gross Domestic Product (GNP) and National Accounting -- Economic growth -- Disparities in income distribution -- Quality of life and the Kuznets curve -- Human Development Index (HDI) -- The relationship for energy-development -- Energy intensity: energy and economic product -- 6. Energy: the facts. -- Environmental impacts due to energy production and use -- Qualification of environmental impacts in function of income -- Local urban pollution -- Regional pollution -- Global aspects: the greenhouse effect -- Occupational pollution
  • 7. Energy and the environment: the causes. -- Indicators -- Contribution by sources -- 8. Technical solutions. -- Energy efficiency -- Technological advances in power production -- Renewable energies -- Transportation -- Industry and other stationary pollution sources -- Electricity consumption in residential, commercial and public sectors -- Combatting deforestation -- 9. Politicies to reduce environmental degradation. -- Geographical scale of impacts -- Environmental law and energy -- Environmental support capacity: management by quality -- Environmental protection costs -- The cost of climate change -- Energy policies -- Integrated resource planning -- Barriers for emission reduction and overcoming policies -- Control of deforestation -- 10. World energy trends. -- Projections -- Conclusions from the outlooks -- Technological change -- Energy intensity trends -- 11. Energy and lifestyles. Lifestyle and comsumption patterns -- Consumer profiles -- 12. Energy and the Science Academies. -- Annex 1: Energy, Environment and Development Timeline -- Annex 2: Conversion Units
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd.
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136545863
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(NhCcYBP)ybp10194853
Label
Energy, environment and development, José Goldemberg and Oswaldo Lucon
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ou/detail.action?docID=981618
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword / Achim Steiner -- 1. Connections. -- 2. Energy. -- Forces -- Concept of energy -- The expansion of gases and the evolution of steam engines -- Power -- The laws of themodynamics -- 3. Energy and human activities. -- The energy cost of satisfying basic human needs -- Energy consumption as a function of income -- Energy consumption in rural areas and in peri-urban households --4. Energy sources. -- Classification of the sources of energy -- Energy balances -- Energy resources and reserves -- Energy consumption per inhabitant --5. Energy and development. -- Gross Domestic Product (GNP) and National Accounting -- Economic growth -- Disparities in income distribution -- Quality of life and the Kuznets curve -- Human Development Index (HDI) -- The relationship for energy-development -- Energy intensity: energy and economic product -- 6. Energy: the facts. -- Environmental impacts due to energy production and use -- Qualification of environmental impacts in function of income -- Local urban pollution -- Regional pollution -- Global aspects: the greenhouse effect -- Occupational pollution
  • 7. Energy and the environment: the causes. -- Indicators -- Contribution by sources -- 8. Technical solutions. -- Energy efficiency -- Technological advances in power production -- Renewable energies -- Transportation -- Industry and other stationary pollution sources -- Electricity consumption in residential, commercial and public sectors -- Combatting deforestation -- 9. Politicies to reduce environmental degradation. -- Geographical scale of impacts -- Environmental law and energy -- Environmental support capacity: management by quality -- Environmental protection costs -- The cost of climate change -- Energy policies -- Integrated resource planning -- Barriers for emission reduction and overcoming policies -- Control of deforestation -- 10. World energy trends. -- Projections -- Conclusions from the outlooks -- Technological change -- Energy intensity trends -- 11. Energy and lifestyles. Lifestyle and comsumption patterns -- Consumer profiles -- 12. Energy and the Science Academies. -- Annex 1: Energy, Environment and Development Timeline -- Annex 2: Conversion Units
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd.
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136545863
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(NhCcYBP)ybp10194853

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