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  • Dwindling resources, population shifts, natural disasters, epidemics, drought, rising sea levels, plummeting agricultural yields, crashing economies and political extremism are just some of the expected consequences of climate change in the decades ahead; any of them could tip the world towards conf...

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  • This book explores the transition into a fast emerging new and very different energy economy and how it will affect our lives.

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  • The author covers the full spectrum of low-impact home refurbishment and is a valuable manual for both the building professional and the do-it-yourself enthusiast wanting to engage in refurbishment for a sustainable and eco-friendly home.

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  • Based on research commissioned by the Centre for Alternative Technology, Zero Carbon Britain 2030 shows how Britain could eliminate emissions from fossil fuels within 20 years and break it's dependence on imported energy. Using the latest scientific evidence on climate change and years of practical ...

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  • The 20th century saw growth in population, food production and energy consumption and a shift from rural to urban areas causing a major impact on the environment. The earth now faces a decline in a number of areas: oil, natural gas and coal, minerals and ores, economic growth, grain harvests; fresh ...

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  • This book summarizes the current status of geothermal energy use in agriculture and agro-industry sectors around the world and seeks to provide developing countries with guidance on how to utilize geothermal energy to develop their agriculture and agro-industry sectors.Available for download to a va...

  • With shortages of fossil fuels renewable energy systems including wind power, biomass, photovoltaics, hydropower, solar thermal, thermal ponds, and biogas are becoming a major focus worldwide.Though the use of renewable plant materials for biofuel seem beneficial there are concerns about environment...

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  • The supply of fossil fuels being finite, providing the world's growing population with increasing demands for energy is a major challenge and alternative sources renewable, sustainable and carbon neutral energy are required. This book explores the production of biofuels as alternatives and looks at ...

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  • There is a vast interest in renewable energy but the role various technologies will play in the transition to a low-carbon future are in the main uncertain. This book sets out the facts: how the technologies work, where and to what extent they are currently employed and where the greatest potential ...

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